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One Trader Is Stunned By The “Staggering” Confusion In The Market

Wherever one looks there are disconnects… between bonds and stocks, between risk and uncertainty, between hope and reality. But, as former fund manager Richard Breslow notes, most critically, there is a divergence between data and Fed actions, and this time is different as central banks appear to have shifted into 'whatever it takes' to tighten […]

A “Mysterious Antenna” Emerges In An Empty Chicago Field; Billions Depend On It

Readers are familiar with the various microwave and laser arrays located at the real New York Stock Exchange in Mahwah, New Jersey, both of which we have written about in the past. Microwave tower located next to the NYSE in Mahwah, NJ. This article, however, is not about the familiar antennas off Route 17 in […]

Breslow: Traders Increasingly Have No Idea What’s Going On

Richard Breslow, the former FX trader and fund manager who writes for Bloomberg and frequently graces these pages, in his latest “trader’s note” summarizes the sheer confusion that has gripped a directionless market, in which central banks have killed price discovery and where volatility appears to be an artefact of a long one past. Hardly […]

Global Stocks Dip On Poor US Auto Sales, Apple Miss; Fed Decision On Deck

European, Asian stocks and S&P futures all fall as investors digested poor overnight news on Apple earnings and U.S. car sales, while the dollar rose in muted trading as investors contemplated chances of another rate hike next month ahead of today’s Federal Reserve statement. Europe’s Stoxx 600 fell from a 20 month high as traders […]

Survey Shows A Majority Of European Youth Would Participate In Uprising To Overthrow Status Quo

Authored by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, As the title of today’s piece implies, something very rotten is happening across the Western world and it’s starting to push many people, especially the youth, toward a breaking point. In the U.S., much of the problem relates to increased corporate power and monopoly, which has resulted […]

In Ominous Sign For Banks, Equity Trading Revenues Continue To Drop

It’s not just the HFT industry that has cannibalized itself so much, while spooking regular traders out of the markets, there is hardly any revenue growth left (as the WSJ showed last week). After suffering a substantial drop in bank equity trading revenues over the past several years, there was hope that finally this key […]

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 […]

NYSE Red Alert: Equities Trading Currently Unavailable

Shortly after the day-session closed, NYSE Arca reported a complete cessation of trading… Has anyone seen Vladimir Putin today? Source: NYSE

The A.I. Economy: “Why The Market Never Crashes”

Authored by Mac Slavo via SHTFplan.com, How are they keep this dying patient, the economy, together? Perhaps we are long past the point of an organic, “real” economy. Instead, autotrading and artificial intelligence appears to be auto-investing into the stock market and other parts of the economy in order to keep it afloat. Meanwhile, the […]

The 2nd Commandment Of Trading

Via ConvergEx's Nicholas Colas, Earnings and interest rates may be the two most important ingredients for stock returns, but there is one more underappreciated component: human emotions. Take the disposition effect, for example, which suggests investors have a greater tendency to sell stocks at a gain compared to stocks at a loss. This violates the […]