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“Oil God” Andy Hall Blows Up, Closes Main Astenbeck Hedge Fund

Back in December 2014, the start of the worst oil rout since the financial crisis claimed its first victim when 113 year old Phibro, then owned by Occidental Petroleum after its sale by Citigroup, would liquidate in the US after it failed to buy a buyer. Phibro, of course, was made famous or perhaps infamous […]

“When The Facts Change”- Oil’s Biggest Cheerleader Capitulates: Andy Hall’s Full Bearish Letter

After years of being oil’s biggest cheerleader, “oil god” Andy Hall, who starting with the OPEC Thanksgiving massacre in 2014 has had several abysmal years, in the process losing the bulk of his AUM, finally threw in the towel last week when in a July 3 letter to investors, he admitted that “the facts have changed” […]

Is ‘Oil God’ Andy Hall The Latest Victim Of “Fake News”?

Raymond James' J. Marshall Adkins invoked one of President Trump's favorite phrases to explain oil's plunge, and to excuse his bullish bias (that crude can rise to as much as $65 a barrel). As Bloomberg notes, conventional wisdom holds that resilient U.S. shale drilling, underwhelming progress towards OPEC’s goal in slimming global oil inventories, and […]

The Golden Conspiracy

Authored by Jim Rickards via The Daily Reckoning blog, Is there gold price manipulation going on? Absolutely. There’s no question about it. That’s not just an opinion. There is statistical evidence piling up to make the case, in addition to anecdotal evidence and forensic evidence. The evidence is very clear, in fact. I’ve spoken to […]

The Market Wizard’s Wizard – An Interview With Jack Schwager

Submitted by Erico Matias Tavares via Sinclair & Co., Mr. Schwager is a recognized industry expert in futures and hedge funds and the author of a number of widely acclaimed financial books. He is one of the founders of FundSeeder, a platform designed to find undiscovered trading talent worldwide and connect unknown successful traders with […]

911 and the Lost American Culture

911 is an event that changed America forever.  Probably that can be said for many such events like Pearl Harbor, the sinking of the Lusitania, or the day the Allies ‘won’ World War 2.  But 911 is a lot more complicated, probably just because it’s an event that was in line with the times, culture, […]

Something’s Gotta Give: From TTID To TINA To TNSTH

Submitted by Lance Roberts via, Yesterday, media headlines rang out: “The Markets Just Did Something It Hasn’t Done Since 1999.” It’s pretty amazing when you think about it for a moment. All three indices hit simultaneous new highs at a time when earnings, profitability, and economic data are deteriorating. While much of the media […]

ZeroHedge: Decoupling FOREX investing from trading

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. Forex is a trader’s market.  So many complex factors go into foreign exchange rates, it’s really impossible to conclude what will be the EUR/USD in 1 year, 10 years, or 50 years – as explained in Splitting Pennies.  Investing in […]

ZeroHedge: What DOJ Probe: Citadel Acquires Electronic Trading Pioneer ATD To Cement HFT Dominance

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. Less than a week after Reuters broke the story that the Department of Justice is probing HFT powerhouse Citadel, which admits it executes 35% of all trades by retail investors in U.S.-listed stocks, whether it is also frontrunning those orders […]

ZeroHedge: DOJ Probing Whether Citadel Is Frontrunning Its Clients

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. Over two years ago, and just days after Michael Lewis released Flash Boys focusing attention on the ongoing criminal practice of orderflow frontrunning by such Fed intermediaries as Citadel (and many other now entrenched and recently IPOing names), none other […]