It was a plea for help: as we reported on Wednesday afternoon, a macro trader at one of the world's biggest banks virtually lost it after watching yesterday's bizarre market response to a blistering CPI report - which paradoxically sent yields and st
I was on the air with Max Keiser on Friday, February 2. The video is just out now as Stacy and Max were in Mexico. The video below is 25 minutes long and I come on at approximately the halfway point.
Update: In a quite shockingly fast reaction, WSJ reports that a U.S. regulator is looking into whether prices linked to the widely watched Cboe Volatility Index have been manipulated, according to people with knowledge of the matter.
According to the latest BofA Merrill Lynch February Fund Manager Survey (163 participants with $510BN in AUM responded), active managers finally got reacquainted with gravity and were not happy with the experience, or as BofA puts it, investor anxiet
Stocks enjoyed a brief pop, which was immediately retraced, when moments ago the Fed released new chair Jay Powell's prepared remarks from his Ceremonial Swearing in ...
I was on the air with Max Keiser on Friday, February 2. The video is just out now as Stacy and Max were in Mexico.
A reader asked me about 'Bond Vigilantes' after reading this article: 'Bond Vigilantes' are Saddled Up and Ready to Push Rates Higher.
For many decades the Federal Reserve has rigged the bond market by its purchases.
Having unveiled its bearish 2018 outlook back in November, one which correctly predicted last week's short-vol implosion, SocGen has been turning increasingly more bearish on all asset classes as time went by: and not just stocks, but also bonds.
After the last two weeks of carnage in bonds and stocks, we noted that JPMorgan had warned there remains a critical "residual risk" that this "healthy correction" turns into something much, much more vicious...
The illusion that risk can be limited delivered three asset bubbles in less than 20 years.
It's becoming difficult to keep track of Ray Dalio's flipflopping in the past few weeks.
BofA's 'Critical Stress Signal' Was Just Triggered: "This Is Where Central Banks Step In"
Last weekend, just after the 666-point crash in the Dow which seemingly came out of nowhere after the market misinterpreted the average hourly wages print as strong (when in reality it was weaker than expected when factoring in the slide in hours wor
Just over a week ago, President Trump delivered the State of the Union speech. The president gave a speech with a decidedly optimistic tone.
Jim Rogers, 75, says the next bear market in stocks will be more catastrophic than any other market downturn that he's lived through.
Is the Stock Market Rigged? -- Paul Craig Roberts, Dave Kranzler, and Michael Hudson
Last Friday, just before the market imploded on the higher than expected hourly earnings print, we published a Bank of America note titled "Our Sell Signal Was Triggered On Jan 30, S&P 2686 Is Next"...
Dow soars more than 300 points before the close Dow soars more than 300 points before the close
It appears the Cboe's conference call last night - to explain how they are not dependent on crazed VIX-structure traders - did not work...
Despite reassurances from Goldman's Jeffrey Curries that global demand is "rock solid," ...
We haven't seen this kind of a bloodbath on Wall Street since the great financial crisis of 2008
•The Dow Jones industrial average traded 700 points lower after opening just above the flatline.
After the extraordinary sudden loss in equity values, today (February 6, 2018) brought gains back to the stock indices.
Remember: the catalyst for last Friday's 666 Dow point plunge had nothing to do with a surging VIX and everything to do with bond yields blowing out to 2.85% after the stronger than expected hourly earnings number (which was largely the result of a d
Yesterday, we introduced readers to the $550 Million LJM Partners: a Chicago-based vol-selling fund, which we learned late on Tuesday had lost over half of its NAV some time on Monday, following the biggest VIX spike in history.
Yesterday was amusing. The meat with mouths on the so-called financial networks were crying, "how could this have happened."
Did Washington save the stock market on Monday?
Looking at mainstream media headlines over the past few weeks shows a lot of columnists and pundits have declared that 'bitcoin's bubble has burst.' They always claim that it's much safer to invest in traditional investments like equities or
Liquidity in the "most liquid equity futures contract in the world" has evaporated.