Global debt has ballooned since the financial crisis as central banks have distorted markets and fueled debt bubbles in particular.
Lance Roberts sees trouble ahead.
So with China now actively reflating its economy in response to Trump's trade war and - as of today - once again actively managing its currency, is there anything that can end the party? Probably not enough to cause a 20% drop in the S&P in the nex
So much for the "all is well" signal from yesterday's markets that we pointed out had the stink of a dead-cat-bounce about it...
Until very recently, tech stocks were soaring to record highs and a slump in volatility suggested investors brushing aside market risks, trade war concerns, and Central Bank tightening.
Following last night's tweet by Elon Musk that Tesla is working with "Silver Lake and Goldman Sachs as financial advisors, plus Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz and Munger, Tolles & Olson as legal advisors, on the proposal to take Tesla private", even
Nextbigfuture had speculated that the Saudi sovereign fund would be the source of funding when Elon Musk tweeted about going private with Tesla. Nextbigfuture has been talking about the Sovereign Wealth funds mobilizing for technology and in particul
Elon Musk says his claim last week that the necessary funding had been secured was based on repeated and ongoing conversations with the Saudi Arabian sovereign wealth fund. The take-private tweet may have violated an SEC rule about public anno
So many top professionals in the financial industry are sounding the alarm about a coming stock market crash right now.
Overstock's blockchain investments now provide 60% of the firm's total value and the blockchain investments will drive the price to $112, an almost 150% increase from their current level according to Tom Forte, an analyst with D.A. Davidson.
Bitmain, the dominant cryptocurrency mining leader, is filing for an initial public offering (IPO) potentially for as much as $18 billion this September at a market capitalization of $40 to $50 billion. It will be listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchan
A Minyanville friend, "Mr. Practical", pinged me with his thoughts on leverage derivative-fueled market crashes.
- Emerging Markets Collapse As Turkey Tantrum Spread Throughout July, many sell-side analysts saw the 'stability' in EM assets as a sign that the worst was over and urged investors to pile back in to take advantage of 'blood on the streets' in EM at
A lot has changed since the stock market crash of 2000. Apple Inc. has gone from being just another computer brand to becoming the most valuable company in the world, Amazon.com Inc. went from being an e-book retailer to a byword for online shopping
There were about 34 million Tesla shares that were shorted.
Update 10: After all that, nobody has any idea what just happened, and a word being increasingly thrown around is lawsuit. As Yahoo's Rick Newman writes, if the LBO deal described by Musk with "funding secured" is true, it's a boon for shareholders
While demand for US Treasurys remains brisk at primary auctions (if more questionable in the secondary market where we recently learned that Russia liquidated virtually all of its Treasury holdings, in Mayl),