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Category Archives: Regional Banks

The 10 “Grey Swans” Events For 2018

One of the traditional push backs against attempts to predict “black swan” events is that they are by default unpredictable, rendering the entire exercise moot. However, for the second year in a row, Nomura’s Bilal Hafeez has found a loophole, or rather loop-animal: the grey swan. As Hafeez writes, while he would like to be […]

Is Bitcoin The Answer?

Authored by Paul Tustain via BullionVault.com, Governments have abused and distorted our money. How about a 'Bitcoin standard'…? THIS is a subsection of a book that's coming later. It seemed worth publishing now,  writes Paul Tustain, founder and chairman of BullionVault and co-founder of WhiskyInvestDirect. What is money? Strangely, for something with which we are all so familiar, […]

Regional banks testing bull flag breakout level

Assets in rising trends often create what is called a “Bullish Flag” pattern. Below looks at the price pattern of Regional Banks ETF (KRE) over the past decade and highlights that a bull flag pattern could be in play. CLICK ON CHART TO ENLARGE Earlier this year, KRE broke above 2007 high levels. After breaking out, softness […]

JPM: “Until Market Abandons Hope For A Tax Deal, There Will Be No Significant Weakness”

Monday’s session started off poorly, with one of the biggest pre-opening selloffs of 2017 on fears surrounding the implementation of Trump’s fiscal agenda. Since then, however, the Friday gap has been almost filled as a new batch of “buy the dippers” came out and did what they have done so well over the past 8 […]

Janet Yellen Testimony Live Feed: Five Key Things To Look For

This morning, Janet Yellen testifies before the House Financial Services Committee on financial regulation topics. While there us unlikely to be much talk of monetary policy, it may come up, although most of the lawmakers’ questions are likely to relate to the Fed’s oversight of banks; other questions may touch on the Fed’s recent bank […]

Horseman Capital Reveals The “Best Short In The World At The Moment”

When Japan’s PM Shinzo Abe spoke at the Reuters Newsmaker event yesterday, one prominent hedge fund manager was present: Third Point’s Dan Loeb. As Reuters reported, the outspoken billionaire activist investor, whose Third Point hedge fund has recently pushed for change at Japanese companies, said on Wednesday that he approved of the Bank of Japan’s […]

JPM Downgrades Wells Fargo; Expects More Probes “Following Tough Senate Hearings”

One day after what was a rather disastrous hearing for Wells CEO John Stumpf, which culminated with a Senator telling the embattled chief executive he may want to consider going to prison, the bad news continued overnight when the bank that overtook Wells in the “biggest US bank by market cap” category, JPMorgan, downgraded Wells […]

Wall Street’s Latest Retail Fleecing Product Exposed – Structured CDs

Submitted by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, Ms. Bailey, the Citizens Bank customer in Massachusetts, had sold a condo in Maine in 2013, a year after the death of her husband, who she says had handled their finances. She went to a Citizens branch in Arlington, a suburb of Boston, to deposit the money. […]

Who Or What Will Push Italy Over The Cliff This Year?

Traditionally, the Eurozone’s GDP numbers of the second quarter of a calendar year are being released in the first few days of August, and this year isn’t any different. And as expected, the updated report contains some not-so-very-optimistic results. Germany continues to be the main engine of the economy of the Eurozone, as the largest […]

ZeroHedge: The First Casualty Of Brexit: Italy Prepares €40 Billion Bank Bailout

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. Barely has the market had time to digest last week’s Brexit vote by the UK, a vote which may never actually be implemented if the “sturm und drang” campaign unleashed by the EU and the ECB on UK capital markets […]