truthingold.com / Dave in Denver / March 26, 2015 at 09:36
China’s move to allow more companies to import gold into the country from next month will likely bring down the premium over international prices that domestic buyers there have traditionally paid, Albert Cheng, managing director of World Gold Council’s Far East office said […]
zerohedge.com / by Raul Ilargi Meijer via The Automatic Earth blog / 03/24/2015 12:07
About a month ago, Japan’s giant GPIF pension fund announced it had started doing in Q4 2014, what PM Abe had long asked it to: shift a large(r) portion of its investment portfolio from bonds to stocks. No more safe assets […]
sovereignman.com / By Simon Black / March 23, 2015
It’s officially autumn in South America. And almost as if on cue, the weather changed overnight.
Temperatures are much cooler now. The sun is less intense. And I can already see the leaves on the trees changing color.
This is a huge change from just a […]
shtfplan.com / by Mac Slavo / March 23rd, 2015
The “pen and phone” president, who has consistently relied upon a complicit media and arbitrary power to achieve his agenda, will not be content with using executive actions and executive orders alone.
He has already been willing to go beyond the bounds of the Constitution. […]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden on 03/17/2015 13:06
While Bridgewater’s Ray Dalio “hopes that The Fed will be very cautious about tightening,”Saxobank CIO Steen Jakobsen explains in this brief clip that The Fed “is wrong, always wrong,” and will likely raise rates in June no matter what. The Fed is boxed in, Jakobsen notes, […]
lewrockwell.com / By Anthony Wile via The Daily Bell / March 17, 2015
The Daily Bell is pleased to present this exclusive interview with Marc Faber.
Daily Bell: Hello. Thank you for talking with us again. How is your advisory business doing? Are you pleased with the results of your trades and forecasts?
acting-man.com / Pater Tenebrarum / March 17, 2015
John Dizard Has the Right Idea
John Dizard is one of the few FT columnists we actually like to read (much of the paper’s editorial line consists of boring, if in our opinion dangerous, Keynesian shibboleths). Anyway, Mr. Dizard’s most recent column doesn’t disappoint. It contains what […]
mises.org / Jonathan Newman / MARCH 17, 2015
Economists, philosophers, business scholars, and political scientists from all over the world flocked to Auburn, Alabama recently for the 2015 Austrian Economics Research Conference. They came to share their own research and new ideas and to collaborate and comment on other scholars’ work. There were 140 […]
traderdan.com / Dan Norcini / March 12, 2015,12:50 pm
While this data is dated, it is always an interesting and revealing read and one which we should keep abreast of on a quarterly basis.
Here is the gist of the report:
net worth of US households ( the value of homes, stocks, and other […]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / 03/11/2015 08:28 -0400
Earlier today, despite fears that it may not find enough cash to fund its latest T-Bill rollover, Greece was able to sell €1.3 billion of three-month Treasury bills, covering the amount it wanted to refinance a maturing issue, in what Reuters dubbed was an “auction that […]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden on 03/10/2015 12:03
The almost-$2 surge in WTI crude prices on Friday – proving recovery is here and stability is back – is gone… long gone. Following comments from Chevron of major cost cutting, slashing capex (down 13% YoY), but ramping production of shale and tight assets, WTI crude […]
kingworldnews.com / March 03, 2015
With people around the world still nervously watching Greece and Ukraine, today King World News is featuring a piece from one of the greats in the business that includes Warren Buffett, Charlie Munger and a major warning.
“In our early decades, the relationship between book value and intrinsic value […]
news.goldseek.com / By Randy Hilarski / 3 March 2015
The most common question I tend to get as an American expat is, “Why did you leave America?” Here I hope to show you why it makes sense to leave your country. My hope is that this article will help educate and even give hope to […]
marctomarket.com / Dr. Win Thin and Ilan Solot / March 2, 2015
EM assets are starting the week mixed, as markets await fresh signals for trading.Between the various central bank meetings in developed markets (BOE, ECB, RBA, and BOC) and the US non-farm payrolls, there are plenty of sources of volatility. We think the […]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / 03/02/2015 07:55 -0500
It will hardly come as a surprise that with every asset manager in the past two months doing what they do best in the New Paranormal, namely frontrunning central banks, European assets, whether denominated in EUR of USD are some of the best performing assets. But […]
globaleconomicanalysis.blogspot.com / Mike “Mish” Shedlock / Sunday, March 01, 2015 7:09 PM
This entire notion that you can take bad assets from a bank and put them in a “bad bank” to make everything well, is ridiculous. Today we see yet another failure of the construct.
Reuters reports Austria Imposes Debt Moratorium on Heta […]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / 02/25/2015 09:26 -0500
Following recent leaked files confirming yet again that HSBC had helped over a hundred thousand individuals evade taxes and/or engage in outright international money laundering, evasion which may have involved the CEO Stuart Gulliver himself, leading to a scandal which has caught some of the […]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / 02/24/2015 08:29 -0500
Technically, NIRP arrived in the US back in December when as the WSJ reported at the time, America’s largest banks at that time urged “some of their largest customers in the U.S. to take their cash elsewhere or be slapped with fees, citing new regulations that […]
marctomarket.com / Dr. Win Thin and Ilan Solot / February 23, 2015
With some of the big near-term uncertainties gradually being cleared up (Greece and Ukraine), we think EM assets could get some traction this week. That said, EM FX will remain vulnerable and liable to selloffs should the dollar bullish-trend resume in earnest. […]