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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 […]

Retail Buying Panic: S&P ETF Saw Biggest Inflow In 27 Months Yesterday

If yesterday's exuberant spike in stocks (surging Dow above 21,000), on a day when economic growth expectations were crushed, was not enough to scare you about the ebulient animal spirits in the markets, then perhaps this will. The largest S&P 500 ETF (SPY) was inflows of $8.2bn – the biggest daily inflow since Dec 2014 […]