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. […]
dollarvigilante.com / by Paul Seymour / 2015/2/17
At TDV, we aren’t fans of holding a significant amount of your assets in fiat currencies. However, as those holding the Swiss franc recently found out, as it rose 30% overnight, there is a time and place for everything.
One good option for such diversification is the Chinese […]
teapartyeconomist.com / by Gary North / February 16, 2015
The news on the investment front is not good.
Nobel Prize-winning economist Robert Shiller has a grim message for investors: Save up, because in the years ahead, assets aren’t going to give you the type of returns that you’ve become accustomed to. In his third […]
truthingold.com / Amanda Saunders / February 16, 2015 at 09:33
Cashed-up mining specialist private equity funds in the United States and Canada are preparing to buy into gold projects held by Australian juniors starved of capital and funding.
The North American funds’ interest in Australian assets follows a flurry of equity raisings in Canada last […]
hedailysheeple.com / by Deidre Fulton via Common Dreams / February 10th, 2015
New details about how HSBC bank helped tax evaders and money-launderers—from political figures to celebrities to arms dealers—conceal billions of dollars in assets have sparked international condemnation, from elected officials as well as public interest groups around the world.
Documents leaked by whistleblower […]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / 02/03/2015 08:26 -0500
As had been widely rumored in the past two weeks, and as the WSJ reported overnight, moments ago McGraw Hill, parent of disgraced rating agency S&P, entered into a $1.5 billion settlement to fully resolve the DOJ lawsuit regarding S&P ratings on RMBS and CDOs. As […]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / 02/03/2015 08:10 -0500
Angela Merkel just upst the narrative in a major way. After 24 hours or so of “well Greece is fixed” chatter about compromises – that wer later rebuked by Greece’s Varoufakis, no lesser uberlord of Europe than Angela Merkel just dropped the following tapebomb:
*MERKEL SAID […]
truthingold.com / Dave in Denver / January 28, 2015 at 10:18
Russia increased its gold holdings for a ninth month, International Monetary Fund data show.
Russia, with the fifth-biggest hoard, held 38.8 million ounces last month, the most in at least two decades, data on the IMF’s website showed.
Central banks globally are adding […]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / 01/28/2015 06:53 -0500
In the two day after Syriza’s dramatic victory in the local Greek election, global investors assumed this loud cry against European policies would mean… more of the same, and as a result not much changed in the risk assessment of Greek assets. Then, overnight, following the […]
goldsilverworlds.com / January 22, 2015
Today, the European Central Bank expanded stimulus measures. ECB President Mario Draghi said the bank will buy 60 billion euros a month of assets through September 2016. According to Bloomberg, The Executive Board earlier proposed buying 50 billion euros ($58 billion) of bonds a month through December 2016, according to […]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / 01/23/2015 08:53 -0500
With the leads in at least six polls (of between 4% and 10%), Syriza leader Alexis Tsipras has come out swining for the anti-EU vote this morning:
*TSIPRAS SAYS ONLY SYRIZA CAN END GREECE’S CATASTROPHIC COURSE *TSIPRAS SAYS WON’T HONOR COMMITMENTS MADE BY PREVIOUS GOVT *TSIPRAS […]