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Hugh Smith: “We Need A Social Revolution”

Authored by Charles Hugh Smith via PeakProsperity.com, In the conventional view, there are two kinds of revolutions: political and technological. Political revolutions may be peaceful or violent, and technological revolutions may transform civilizations gradually or rather abruptly – for example, revolutionary advances in the technology of warfare. In this view, the engines of revolution are […]

Oct 16 – Fed’s Dudley: Uncertainty about China creates uncertainty about US outlook

EMOTION MOVING MARKETS NOW: 41/100 FEAR PREVIOUS CLOSE: 35/100 FEAR ONE WEEK AGO: 42/100 FEAR ONE MONTH AGO: 16/100 EXTREME FEAR ONE YEAR AGO: 1/100 EXTREME FEAR Put and Call Options: FEAR During the last five trading days, volume in put options has lagged volume in call options by 25.06% as investors make bullish bets in their portfolios. However, this is still among the highest levels of […]

Oct 15 – US 10-year yields fall below 2% amid weak economic data

EMOTION MOVING MARKETS NOW: 35/100 FEAR PREVIOUS CLOSE: 38/100 FEAR ONE WEEK AGO: 37/100 FEAR ONE MONTH AGO: 13/100 EXTREME FEAR ONE YEAR AGO: 2/100 EXTREME FEAR Put and Call Options: FEAR During the last five trading days, volume in put options has lagged volume in call options by 27.55% as investors make bullish bets in their portfolios. However, this is still among the highest levels of […]

Oct 14 – Ex-Fed’s Fisher: “FOMC has egg on its face”

EMOTION MOVING MARKETS NOW: 38/100 FEAR PREVIOUS CLOSE: 44/100 FEAR ONE WEEK AGO: 30/100 FEAR ONE MONTH AGO: 14/100 EXTREME FEAR ONE YEAR AGO: 0/100 EXTREME FEAR Put and Call Options: FEAR During the last five trading days, volume in put options has lagged volume in call options by 26.86% as investors make bullish bets in their portfolios. However, this is still among the highest levels of […]

Oct 14 – Ex-Fed’s Fisher: “FOMC has egg on its face”

EMOTION MOVING MARKETS NOW: 38/100 FEAR PREVIOUS CLOSE: 44/100 FEAR ONE WEEK AGO: 30/100 FEAR ONE MONTH AGO: 14/100 EXTREME FEAR ONE YEAR AGO: 0/100 EXTREME FEAR Put and Call Options: FEAR During the last five trading days, volume in put options has lagged volume in call options by 26.86% as investors make bullish bets in their portfolios. However, this is still among the highest levels of […]

Trouble Ahead? KKK & African American Group Plan Opposing Protests At South Carolina Capitol

We’ve written quite a bit about worsening race relations in America over the past several months. As Robert Putnam recently made clear with “Our Kids””, the real threat to the fabric of American society may be the growing class divide and indeed, the post-crisis monetary policies that have served to exacerbate the disparity between the […]

As Greek Bonds & Stocks Crash, Here’s Who Keeps Catching The Falling Knife

Greek 10Y yields are breaking back above 13%, bonds ar trading at 50 cents on the dollar, Greek stocks are near multi-decade lows, and Greek bank bonds have collapsed amid the ever-more-likely Grexit (or at least redenomination amid capital controls). But, there are some very smart chaps who must know something Tsipras, Merkel, and the […]

America’s Class Segregation Problem In 4 Charts

One surreal night of mass chaos, indiscriminate pillaging, violent street clashes, and widespread arson notwithstanding, race relations in America have generally improved over the last five or so decades. Even as the nation’s focus has shifted back to the issue of racial discrimination on the heels of several high profile incidents of apparent police misconduct, America […]

The Real Reason The American Dream In Unraveling

Submitted by Jim Quinn via The Burning Platform blog, Marketwatch posted an article this week titled Why the American Dream is Unraveling, in 4 charts. As usual, the MSM journalist and the liberal Harvard academic can create charts that reveal a huge problem, but they completely misdiagnose the causes and offer the typical wrong solution […]

After The Fed Crushed The Middle Class, It Is Targeting The American Family

On a number of occasions this month we’ve drawn attention to the divergent fates of the 80% of American workers whose wages are declining and whose general outlook is concomitantly deteriorating, and the other 20%, whose pay is increasing and who generally feel good about their economic future. We also pointed out that with the […]