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China’s Plunge Protection Team Holds $150 Billion In Stock, Claims “State Meddling” Stabilizes Markets

It was two years ago, in June of 2015, when just as the Shanghai Composite was flirting with 5,000 and when literally the local banana stand guy was trading stocks, that the Chinese stock bubble burst, unleashing an unprecedented selling spree, a 40% drop in just two months, and Beijing’s nationalization of the stock market, […]

Gavekal On The Coming Clash Of Empires: Russia’s Role As A Global Game-Changer

Submitted by Charles and Louis-Vincent Gave of Gavekal Research Carthago Est Delenda “Carthage must be destroyed”. Cato the elder would conclude his speeches in the Roman Senate with the admonition that salt should be spread on the ruins of Rome’s rival. Listening to the US media over these summer holidays from Grand Lake, Oklahoma, it […]

The Globalist One World Currency Will Look A Lot Like Bitcoin

Authored by Brandon Smith via Alt-Market.com, This week the International Monetary Fund shocked some economic analysts with an announcement that America was "no longer first in the world" as a major economic growth engine. This stinging assertion falls exactly in line with the narrative out of the latest G20 summit; that the U.S. is fading […]

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 […]

Another Market Descends Into Chaos: “It’s Madness. The Market Makes Major Moves For No Reason”

While that is indeed the quoted lament of a living, breathing market participant, it does not refer to what takes place in the stock or – increasingly more often – the bond or FX market. Instead, what Blake Alberts, cited by the WSJ, is furious about are the wild swings in the cattle futures market, […]

“Champagne Supernova” – IceCap Asks What Happens When The Bond Bubble Finally Pops

Submitted by Keith Decker of IceCap Asset Management Don’t Look Back in Anger ENGLAND (Knebworth Park, 1996) – Owning the front of the stage, Liam Gallagher closed his eyes and liked what he saw. Thousands of screaming, pushing and kicking fans positioning themselves for the what would be THE concert of the year. For Liam, […]

Singapore Market “Glitch” Sends Stocks Soaring

It appears ‘officials’ in Singapore have discovered what US officials know very well. The best way to stop selling pressure is to stop trading and so, as FinExtra reports, with STI beginning to weaken to the day’s lows, a “technical glitch” ended trading on The Singapore Stock Exchange at 1138am local time for the rest […]

“People Are Worried” – Chinese Authorities Arrest ‘King Of IPOs’ & ‘Hedge Fund Brother No. 1’

The arrests or investigations targeting the finance industry in the aftermath of China’s summer market crash have intensified in recent weeks according to Bloomberg, creating a climate of fear among China’s finance firms and chilling their investment strategies. As one professor of Chinese economy noted, "some in the political leadership sought to find scapegoats to […]

BlackRock, The Stock Market, & The Alleged Evils Of “Volatility”

Submitted by Pater Tenebrarum via Acting-Man.com, The Alleged Evils of “Volatility” Whenever there is talk in the popular press or in the mainstream financial press about “heightened volatility” in the stock market, it is a euphemism for “the sucker is going down!”. Naturally, with most market participants positioned for rising prices, especially when said prices […]

Spoofer Complains About Spoofing, Is Ignored, Starts Spoofing, Gets Busted, Will Have More Time For Golf

In light of Blackrock’s Hillary Clinton’s sudden interest in taming high frequency trading and imposing a fee on order cancellations, something we have said is imperative ever since 2009 and now is far too late to make a difference, it is worth highlighting that just today the SEC cracked down on yet another spoofing mastermind, […]