Declining correlation between U.S. stocks and 10 other assets Asian stocks diverging with China up, Japan and Hong Kong down
Hungary's central bank, already facing criticism for a spending spree ranging from real estate to fine art, is now beefing up its security force, citing Europe's migrant crisis and potential bomb threats among the reasons.
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. lowered its annual sales forecast in a move it blamed on the strong dollar, adding another headache to a retailer struggling with slow U.S. traffic and decelerating e-commerce growth.
Global Forecasts...Just when traders thought that the biggest and most violent 3-day short squeeze in 7 years was about to end...
One of the most critical lines to watch is the 12-month moving average for stocks.
Most of the defaults, debt restructurings, and bankruptcies so far this year and last year were triggered when over-indebted cash-flow negative companies could not make interest payments on their debts.
"Bizarro World"... While we have generally disagreed with Morgan Stanley's Adam Parker flipflopping on stocks some two years ago, or just as the market was topping out, we can't find fault with his latest note released today in which he openly admits
Roughly 2 ½ years ago ; readers were introduced to a paradigm of crime, corruption, and control which they now know as "the One Bank". First they were presented with a definition and description of this crime syndicate.
Up the Big Banks...The President of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis - who oversaw the Troubled Asset Relief Program (TARP) as Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Financial Stability (Neel Kashkari) - says that the nation's biggest b
A third of the world's oil companies are at risk of bankruptcy this year, according to research from auditing and consultancy firm Deloitte.
Famed investor Jim Rogers is warning that financial Armageddon is just around the corner, and it's being fueled by moronic central bankers.
Financial bubbles blown on the back of massive amounts of debt, of necessity lead to debt deflation (it's just entropy, really). Fighting this is futile, and grossly costly to boot.
Credit is not innately good or bad. Simplistically, productive Credit is constructive, while non-productive Credit is inevitably problematic.
In this comprehensive interview that Neil Howe ??" author of the must-read book The Fourth Turning The Fourth Turning ??" did with his firm, Saeculum Research, he wastes no time in telling us that he thinks expectations of several more Fed ra
In this comprehensive interview that Neil Howe author of the must-read book The Fourth Turning The Fourth Turning did with his firm, Saeculum Research, he wastes no time in telling us that he thinks expectations of several more Fed rate raise
Central Banks, Neocons, NATO, Leading World to Disaster
Negative rates are becoming the "new abnormal" in a shaky world economy. With fresh panic hitting markets, are we finally hitting the limits of what monetary policy can achieve?
There is so much chaos going on that I don't even know where to start. For a very long time I have been warning my readers that a major banking collapse was coming to Europe, and now it is finally unfolding. Let's start with Deutsche Bank.
Stock markets around the world continue to collapse as this new global financial crisis picks up more steam.
There are three important observations in the latest "Things We've Learned This Week" weekly report from Credit Suisse's James Wicklund.
A 918 Point Stock Market Crash In Japan And Deutsche Bank Denies That It Is About To Collapse
Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro has been working on some "measures."
Portuguese 10-Year Bond Yield Spikes to 4.4% from 2.65% in January
Editor's Comment: It is all just a matter of time, but so clear that so many foreboding financial events are converging into one giant disaster. Things are so far gone at this point, that the system can't even hold back the gold price, though it
Remember the vicious cycle that threatened the entire European banking sector in 2012?
Earlier today, we discussed how after 8 long years spent wandering punch drunk through a dream-like Keynesian wonderland where all financial assets rise inexorably, the world finally woke up last month with a terrible hangover only to discover ...
The correction in the equity markets has brought the S&P 500 down close to a confluence of key technical levels.
Remember the vicious cycle that threatened the entire European banking sector in 2012? It went something like this: over indebted sovereigns depended on domestic banks to buy their debt, but when yields on that debt spiked, the banks took a hit, inh
With central bankers losing credibility left and right, and failing outright to boost the "wealth effect" no matter what they throw at it, the next big question is when will central planners around the world unveil the cashless society which is a