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Category Archives: Tobin Tax

Is Tax “Reform” Good For The US Dollar? How About Gold?

Authored by Mike Shedlock via www.themaven.net/mishtalk, Let's investigate what happened after the last 3 major tax reforms. Another "reform" is on deck.  I picked up this idea from Holger Zschaepitz, @Schuldensuehner, who made the following Tweet, posting a chart from Bloomberg. Proposed US tax overhaul, 3rd major change to US tax code over past 40yrs, […]

Kolanovic: “This Is What The Next Crisis Will Look Like”

There are two distinct parts to the latest, just released research note from JPM's quant "wizard" Marko Kolanovic. In the first part, the infamous predictor of market swoons takes on an unexpectedly cheerful demeanor, and explains why contrary to his recent market outlooks, near-term risks for a market selloff appear to have abated. First, he […]

US Futures, Oil Flat As Greenback Rises Despite Mnuchin’s “Strong Dollar” Warning

US equity futures were flat, European stocks rose and Asia was mixed after the dollar posted a modest rebound overnight despite Mnuchin’s “strong dollar” comments, while oil was flat and gold fell, as investors focused on President Donald Trump’s plans to boost growth. The pound fell after a U.K. court ruled that Parliament must vote […]

ZeroHedge: U.S. Futures Slide, Crude Under $39 As Dollar Rallies For Fifth Day

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. Following yesterday’s dollar spike which topped the longest rally in the greenback in one month, the prevailing trade overnight has been more of the same, and in the last session of this holiday shortened week we have seen the USD […]

ZeroHedge: All The Latest Chinese News In Just 7 Bullets

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. As Evercore ISI (correctly) puts it, “no one can remember more than 7 bullets on anything.” So for those eager to catch up on all the latest news out of China, here are just 7 bullet points: Incoming Jan-Feb data […]

ZeroHedge: This Is What Wall Street Thinks Of China’s FX Trading Tax

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. Last night we reported that the PBoC is now considering a Tobin tax on FX transactions. The follows reports that a series of big name money managers – or, as China calls them, “speculators,” “predators,” and “crocodiles” – have placed […]

ZeroHedge: Bear Market Rally Fizzles: Global Stocks Down On BOJ Disappointment; Oil Slides For 2nd Day

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. Was that it for the great February/March bear market rally? After soaring by 200 S&P point from the February 11 lows, the S&P 500 appears to have finally hit a resistance at a point where GAAP P/E is now a […]

ZeroHedge: Making Sense of Cents

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. Forex remains to be the largest market in the world and the least understood.  Central banks have more influence on global markets than any other force.  In other words, monetary policy is the ONLY economic indicator(s) investors should be watching, […]

ZeroHedge: Having Killed Their Equity Market, China Unleashes “Tobin Tax” For FX Market

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. In September last year, Chinese regulators stepped on the throat of a 'fair' market in equity futures trading and for all intent and purpose killed the Chinese equity market. Tonight – after 2 days of Yuan weakness – having warned […]

“It’s Not Bearish, It’s Simply Sane”

Submitted by Tim Price vai The Cobden Centre blog, March 17 – Bloomberg (Kelly Bit): “Ray Dalio, founder of the world’s largest hedge fund firm, Bridgewater Associates, told investors there’s a risk that the Federal Reserve could create a market rout similar to that of 1937 if it raises interest rates too fast… ‘We don’t […]