goldsilverworlds.com / Gary Christenson / March 31, 2015
US T-Bond futures closed Friday, March 27 up nearly 12% from the February close. That was the 3rd largest monthly percent move since 1977 when my data begins and created a 3.61 standard deviation change. This is a huge move. What does it mean?
The US T-Bond […]
marctomarket.com / by Marc Chandler / April 1, 2015
At the end of each quarter, the IMF reports on currency reserve holdings by central banks for the preceding quarter. What investors are most interested in is the currency allocation of those reserves. Not all central banks report the allocation of their reserves. China, the […]
srsroccoreport.com / March 30, 2015
While gold is a main focus of the Central Bank market rigging apparatus, physical silver investment demand is their real enemy. The reason is simple. Central Banks have gold in their vaults to dump on the market (or to lease) to control the price, but they have very little […]
shtfplan.com / by Mac Slavo / March 30th, 2015
Be prepared for a difficult market, prolonged and distorted by nearly unlimited liquidity, printing and intervention on the part of the Federal Reserve and other central banks.
Billionaire Swiss fund manager Felix Zulauf sounded off about the instability of the market and the potential for major […]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / 03/30/2015 07:24 -0400
It would appear the $250,000/hour speaking opportunities for Ben Bernanke have ground to a halt, and as such, the former Chairsatan has decided to dispense his wisdom for free to anyone who cares, by becoming a blogger at Brookings. And, not surprisingly, in his first […]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / 03/30/2015 06:48 -0400
With the rest of the developed world’s central banks waiting for the Fed to admit defeat for one more year and delay its proposed rate hike (or launch NIRP/QE4 outright) it was all about China (the same China which a month ago we said would launch […]
SOURCE: Haver Analytics; national sources; World economic outlook, IMF; BIS, McKenzie Global Institute analysis
srsroccoreport.com / By Chris Hamilton / March 27, 2015
If the “markets” are rigged and economies divorced from true market valuations, then what (if anything) could trigger a recoupling of reality to the record setting flashing numbers presently offered by […]
wolfstreet.com / by Wolf Richter / March 27, 2015
Companies are selling bonds like madmen. This year through Tuesday, investment-grade and junk-rated companies have sold $438 billion in new bonds, up 14% from the prior record for this time of the year, set in 2013, according to Dealogic. This quarter is already in second place, […]
traderdan.com / by Dan Norcini / March 26, 2015
’tis the week to hear from the various Fed governors once again.
Today it is Atlanta Fed president Dennis Lockhart.
I am finding his comments rather unsettling after reading one part of them.
Here is what has me scratching my head in bewilderment, courtesy of […]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden on 03/26/2015 20:30
In “How The ECB Is Distorting Euro Money Markets” we summarized Barclays take on the effects of ECB QE as follows: “short-end core paper will trade below -0.20%, extreme supply/demand imbalances will cause general collateral rates to trade through the depo rate, money market fund yields […]
wolfstreet.com / by Wolf Richter / March 26, 2015
The US housing market has become a special creature. The government subsidizes it in a myriad ways, and more than ever. The Fed has repressed interest rates to ludicrous levels. This has given Wall Street a great opportunity to borrow hundreds of billions of dollars […]
acting-man.com / Frank Suess / March 26, 2015
Risks and Opportunities
Investors started off 2015 with a slow global economy, low oil prices, a strong Dollar, and a deflationary Europe with great uncertainties on the progress of the US economy and the recent launch of Europe’s quantitative easing. The question is, what opportunities lie ahead? […]
shtfplan.com / Mac Slavo / March 25th, 2015
Though the price of gold has seen a significant drop over the last two years from it’s all time highs of about $1900 per ounce, many experts and analysts believe that western central banks and their colleagues at major financial institutions have been manipulating the price. The […]
acting-man.com / by Charles de Trenck / March 24, 2015
Does the Dollar Hold Enough Attraction to Break Out and Hold at Higher Levels?
Now is the time to begin looking at the US dollar’s re-ascendance in a different light as we approach 1:1 against the euro. Shorter term we have to expect some […]
wolfstreet.com / by Wolf Richter / March 24, 2015
The CFA Society of the UK, in a poll of its 11,000 “investment professional membership,” put the conclusion into the headline:
Perception jumps of Developed Market Equities as overvalued, as indication of ‘Bond Bubble’ becomes more extreme.
The Fed has floored the monetary accelerator with […]
schiffgold.com / BY MIKE FINGER / MARCH 23, 2015
An article from the New York Post pointed out that many analysts are joining Peter Schiff in saying that the global debt explosion is unsustainable. In fact, it’s pushing countries around the world towards yet another precipice of financial collapse. The Post cites some grim […]
investmentresearchdynamics.com / By Dave Kranzler / March 22, 2015
All of these western – if you will – European and American Central Banks – have completely gone all-in on the fiat currency structure and we’re all going to suffer as a result. – Craig Hemke – aka “Turd Furguson,” Daily Coin podcast
What is […]
kingworldnews.com / March 22, 2015
Today a 40-year market veteran sent King World News an incredibly important piece that reveals what the super-wealthy are doing with their money after a wild week of trading. This piece exclusively for KWN also discusses why policymakers now find themselves trapped.
By Robert Fitzwilson of The Portola Group
gata.org / By Szu Ping Chan / Wednesday, March 18, 2015
Low inflation, bond yields, and interest rates around the world will push the boundaries of economic and political stability to breaking point if they continue on their downward trajectory, the Bank for International Settlements has warned.
The Swiss-based “bank of central banks” said […]