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Mapping The World’s Trillion-Dollar Asset-Manager Club

In the late 1700s, it was the start of the battle of stock exchanges: in 1773, the London Stock Exchange was formed, and the New York Stock Exchange was formed just 19 years later. And while London was a preferred destination for international finance at the time, Visual Capitalist's Jeff Desjardins notes that England also […]

Are Big Banks’ Dark Pools Behind The Run-Up In Bank Stock Prices?

Bankers have sold hundreds of millions of their own stock as the market has ripped higher post-election – more than in any year of the last decade…     Which makes us wonder – are big banks' dark pools behind the run-up in their own stocks? Submitted by Pam Martens and Russ Martens via, […]

How Does A Stock Market Operate In War? Syria – A Case Study

Submitted by Saxo Group's Jack Davies, via, Last year was the Damascus Securities Exchange's busiest on record The majority of shares traded on the exchange are in foreign-owned banks Those banks are grossly overvalued by "financial engineering" Increased activity could suggest improved confidence in the Syrian economy But it could also suggest Syrian investors' lack of […]

The Best Asset to Own In Today’s “Alice in Wonderland” Economy / Justin Spittler / September 03, 2015 Major world economies are slipping into recession… Canada officially entered a recession on Monday. (A recession is when an economy shrinks two quarters in a row.) Its economy shrunk 0.8% in the first quarter…and another 0.5% in the second quarter. The oil crash is hitting Canada hard. A barrel […]

Similarities Between China’s Stock Market Crash And 1929 Are Eerie / by Money Morning’s David Zeiler via Contra Corner blog / 07/12/2015 14:40 For students of history, the China stock market crash looks eerily familiar. It’s playing out much like the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929. In case you’ve been distracted by such things as the Greek debt crisis and a bizarre glitch that shut […]

BREAKING: THE NEW YORK STOCK EXCHANGE HALTS TRADING / JEFF BERWICK / JULY 8, 2015 The NYSE has just halted all trading.  This comes at a very interesting time with the China stock market collapse and half of all Chinese public companies halted in China.  As well, the Greece situation continues to be precarious. We will have more news soon if this is all […]

European Regulators Suspend Trading In Greek Bonds Citing “Trading Harmony” / by Tyler Durden / 06/30/2015 07:05 -0400 Regulators across Europe are beginning to curtail trading in Greek assets as the country’s stock market remains closed and Greeks grapple with capital controls and prepare for a default to the IMF at midnight. Luxembourg’s market regulator has suspended trading in bonds issued by National Bank of Greece, […]

Greece About to Default: Banks, Stock Exchange Down for Next Six Days / The Daily Sheeple / June 29th, 2015 0 views We’ve been hearing for some time that Greece is about to default, but it looks like this week might be it. After runs on banks and ATMs all weekend long by Greeks rushing to get all their savings out ahead of the bailout referendum, headlines today […]

Greece to shut banks and stock exchange on Monday as crisis deepens / By Lefteris Papadimas and John O’Donnell / Sunday, June 28, 2015 Greece’s banks and stock exchange will be shut on Monday after creditors refused to extend the country’s bailout and savers queued to withdraw cash, taking Athens’ standoff with the European Union and the International Monetary Fund to a dangerous new level. … The head […]

Beware the Witches of September!

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. / Joseph Cafariello / September 20, 2014 It’s not quite Halloween yet, but the witches are already revving up their brooms, clad in their finest rags, and cackling their merry song of mischief. Investors beware – the Witches of September […]