globaleconomicanalysis.blogspot.com / By Mike “Mish” Shedlock / October 31, 2014
“Whatever it Takes” Japanese Style
It’s a world truly gone mad.
In a surprise move today, the Bank of Japan announced further quantitative easing, dominated by long-term Japanese government bonds. The BoJ also announced it and would triple annual purchases of exchange traded [...]
traderdannorcini.blogspot.com / Dan Norcini / Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Well, we got it. By, “it“, I am referring to the final end of the tapering process that the Fed began so long ago I cannot even remember but will conclude at the end of this month.
Throw on top of that some happy talk [...]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / 10/30/2014 07:00 -0400
The best summary of the morning after the Fed’s official end of QE3 comes from DB’s Jim Reid, and is as follows: “The surprises from last night’s FOMC statement was not that the Fed wants to be more hawkish than the market currently prices in [...]
marctomarket.com / Dr. Win Thin and Ilan Solot / October 29, 2014
The dollar is mixed against the majors. The euro and pound were little changed, at $1.2730 and $1.6130. The dollar is outperforming against the Scandies, especially the Norwegian krone, but it is flat against the yen at ¥108.10. The Canadian dollar and [...]
armstrongeconomics.com / by Martin Armstrong / October 29, 2014
The Sovereign Debt Crisis is brewing. Global debt has reach a staggering $158.8 trillion, calculated both public and private. Those who keep touting the collapse of the dollar because of the US debt level being about $17 trillion, do not pay attention to the global debt [...]
marctomarket.com / by Marc Chandler / October 28, 2014
The US dollar is narrowly mixed in quiet turnover. The historic FOMC meeting that announces the end of QE is finally at hand. This marks a new phase, post-QE, for monetary policy, and the US economy more broadly. Although there had been some jitters, investors [...]
marctomarket.com / by Dr. Win Thin and Ilan Solot / October 26, 2014 Global risk-off sentiment and the reelection of Dilma Rousseff as the Brazilian president is setting EM off on the back foot to start the week. However, the lack of large moves in the dollar could mean that negative sentiment will be contained [...]
sovereignman.com / By Simon Black / October 27, 2014
This morning some of the biggest financial news of the year made huge waves all over Asia.
Yet in the Western press, this hugely important information has barely even been mentioned. (CNBC.com, for example, has yet to report on this story as of 11:45am Eastern…)
mises.org / by Julian Adorney / Monday, October 27, 2014
Most defenders of the state assume that government services help the poor. And, sometimes, some poor people do benefit financially from government programs. But there’s a hidden cost: taxation and mandatory programs (Social Security, for instance) that hurt the needy by restricting their choices. [...]
marctomarket.com / by Marc Chandler / October 27, 2014
During this extended business trip, I had the privilege of being interviewed by Angie Lau of Bloomberg e have a TV. We have a wide ranging discussion in a little more than 4.5 minutes. Most of the key interpretative points I make in the interview will [...]
edgetraderplus.com / By Michael Noonan / October 25, 2014
When events “happen,” they happen in a directed way by the elite’s mainstream media outlets. News is presented in a way that is designed to appeal to mass emotions so as to discount reasoned thinking. You get government pimps, be they congressmen, heads of agencies, [...]
marctomarket.com / by Dr. Win Thin and Ilan Solot / October 24, 2014
The dollar is little changed on the day against the majors.The euro is trading at $1.2650 and the pound at $1.6050. The dollar is just above the ¥108.0 against the yen. There was also little notable price action in the EM [...]
silverinstitute.org / October 22, 2014
(Washington, D.C. – October 22, 2014) – Investors are likely to increase their net silver purchases in the years ahead, largely due to an ongoing weak global economy, for capital preservation and silver’s pedigree as a leading industrial metal, according to a report released today by the Silver Institute. The [...]
traderdannorcini.blogspot.com / Dan Norcini / Tuesday, October 21, 2014
The wire services are reporting this morning that the European Central Bank is considering a plan to purchase corporate debt as part of a response to the Eurozone’s sluggish growth. That has pushed the Euro sharply lower and the Dollar higher by consequence but commodity [...]
blog.milesfranklin.com / Bill Holter / October 21st, 2014
As I wrote yesterday, markets have become schizophrenic and volatility has exploded. It is obvious the uncertainty regarding “QE” (monetization) is at the heart of this renewed volatility. I do want to mention and remind you of past crashes and vicious bear markets, they ALL have seen [...]
kingworldnews.com / October 21, 2014
Today the Godfather of newsletter writers, 90-year old Richard Russell, warned that the world should now brace itself for the creation of a veritable avalanche of fiat currencies. The 60-year market veteran also covered gold, silver, stocks, China, the U.S. dollar and more.
Russell: “In the early days of the [...]
gold-eagle.com / Frank Holmes / October 20, 2014
The United States is doing better than it has in years. Jobs growth is up, unemployment is down, our manufacturing sector carries the rest of the world on its shoulders like a wounded soldier and the World Economic Forum named the U.S. the third-most competitive nation, [...]
traderdannorcini.blogspot.com / Dan Norcini / October 17, 2014
With the kind of week we have just been through, it is certainly a relief to see a bit of “calm” coming back into the markets to close out this wild week. Drawing too many conclusions from the price action is probably not too wise given the [...]
caseyresearch.com / Chuck Butler / October 16, 2014
In This Issue.
* Pfennig problems. * China is not a currency manipulator. * India imports Gold! * China’s reserves fall, no worries.
And Now. Today’s A Pfennig For Your Thoughts.
After A Down Day, The Dollar Rebounds.
Good Day! And a Tub Thumpin’ Thursday to you! [...]
marctomarket.com / by Marc Chandler / October 16, 2014
The global markets are struggling to regain some semblance of stability. The US dollar is consolidating yesterday’s losses and is modestly firmer. US 10-year Treasury yields have slipped back to near 2.0%, while the 10-year German bund yield has slipped to new record lows, below [...]