kingworldnews.com / April 17, 2015
Today the man who remarkably predicted the collapse of the euro against the Swiss franc warned King World News about what is ahead for the global financial system and the price of gold as the world heads into an unprecedented period of chaos.
Eric King: “When you take a […]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / 04/17/2015 09:01 -0400
SCHAEUBLE: GREECE FREE TO SEEK RUSSIAN AID, MAY NOT GET MUCH SCHAEUBLE: GREECE MUST RESPECT ACCORDS TO GET TRANCHE PAYMENT SCHAEUBLE: SHOULDN’T EXPECT GREECE PROBLEM SOLUTION IN RIGA WEIDMANN SAYS ELA MUST BE TIED TO BANKS IMPROVING LIQUIDITY
“Anybody who says they know what […]
wolfstreet.com / by Wolf Richter / April 17, 2015
What gets stuffed into the Wall-Street sausage maker on the American side are dollar-denominated risky “leveraged loans” issued by over-indebted junk-rated companies, sliced and diced and lumped into Collateralized Loan Obligations that are then peppered with derivatives to hedge against currency fluctuations. What comes out of […]
davidstockmanscontracorner.com / by David Stockman / April 16, 2015
Europe is surely at the top of the heap among today’s raging financial market lunacy. It seems that Ireland has now broken into the negative interest rate club, investment grade multinationals are flocking to issue 1% debt on the euro-bond markets and, if yield is […]
gainspainscapital.com / by The Phoenix / April 15, 2015
The US Dollar as we know it, derives its value based on where it trades against a basket of other currencies. Some 56% of this basket is comprised of Euros. Because of this, moves in the Dollar and the Euro tend to be closely correlated.
trueeconomics.blogspot.com / by Constantin Gurdgiev / April 15, 2015
Russian Ruble has crossed an important marker today, closing below 50 to USD for the first time since the end (28th to be precise) of November, effectively erasing all of the losses sustained during the speculative run of December 2014.
There has been more volatility […]
marctomarket.com / by Marc Chandler / April 14, 2015
China reported that its currency reserves fell for the third consecutive quarter in the three months ending on March 31. The dollar value of reserves fell $113 bln to $3.73 trillion. Over the three quarter period, China’s reserve holdings have fallen by roughly $263 bln.
marctomarket.com / by Marc Chandler / April 10, 2015
I had thought that the US could correct lower after the disappointing jobs data, given the large speculative long position evident in the futures market. Wrong. The euro has broken down and is at three week lows. It appears a double top may be in […]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / 04/10/2015 06:53 -0400
Overnight market news was once again driven by the Asian superbubble, where as expected, the Hang Seng (+1.22%) soared once more and is now up 9.5% for the week, following news the Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Ltd (HKEx) expects it will “substantially increase” quotas […]
kingworldnews.com / April 09, 2015
Today the man who remarkably predicted the collapse of the euro against the Swiss franc warned King World News that the next global financial disaster is coming.
Egon von Greyerz: “Eric, the madness of central banks is continuing….
Continue reading the Egon von Greyerz interview below…
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden on 04/08/2015 14:55
Towards the end of last month, we discussed a Barclays note which suggested that QE in Europe is driving investors into corporate credit as yields on euro govies tumble under the weight of the ECB’s perpetual bid. Here’s what this dynamic looks like in four simple charts:
zerohedge.com / By Keep Talking Greece on 04/07/2015 16:28
For a second time within a couple of weeks, Greek Defense Minister and leader of coalition government junior partner Independent Greeks, Panos Kammenos warned that if the European Union keeps undermining the coalition government and the country exit or is forced to exit the Euro […]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden on 04/07/2015 14:18
After the abysmal March payrolls last Friday, the EUR briefly spiked only to lose all of its gains over the next two several days and then some. And if SocGen is correct, the European currency has much more room to fall. The reasons are not new, […]
zerohedge.com / by Alcimos / 04/06/2015 14:29
Valuing (Greek) Banks: A Sum-Of-The-Parts Approach
What do you buy, when you buy a bank stock? You effectively buy the constituent parts of a bank, which are:
its existing book; and its future business,
the latter of which can further be broken down to:
its deposit-gathering line-of-business; its […]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden on 04/06/2015 14:05
Having previously warned that “the eurozone chess game is entering its final stage,” and exclaimed that“we are not at war with Russia or ISIS, we are at war with the Troika,” Italy’s erstwhile populist leader, Italy’s Five Star Movement’s Beppe Grillo unveils his Plan B by […]
marctomarket.com / by Marc Chandler / April 2, 2015
The US dollar is mostly lower as liquidity thins, and soft economic data kept the bulls penned. The soft ADP estimate and weaker than expected manufacturing ISM offset the heightened rhetoric about Greece’s 460 mln euro payment due to the IMF next week. The ADP […]
goldcore.com / By Mark O’Byrne / April 1, 2015
Gold flat in quarter in dollars but 11% and 5% higher in euro and sterling Gold essentially flat with fall of just $2 or 0.0017% in dollar terms Euro was the worst performing major currency in Q1 Gold one of strongest currencies after silver, dollar and […]
trueeconomics.blogspot.com / by Constantin Gurdgiev / April 1, 2015
Markit/Investec Manufacturing PMI for Ireland came out today showing continued and robust growth in the sector (or in the sub-sample of the sector covered by the survey).
Per Markit: “The Irish manufacturing sector registered a further strong improvement in operating conditions during March, helped by […]
marctomarket.com / by Marc Chandler / April 1, 2015
The US dollar remains bid as liquidity begins to slip away from the foreign exchange market, not to return until April 7. The inability of the euro, and especially sterling to trade higher despite favorable economic news is noteworthy. At the same time, the Nikkei’s […]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden on 03/31/2015 14:10
The Long US Dollar, Short US Treasuries trades were the ‘most crowded’ earlier this year and while both have derisked modestly from record highs, this week saw the net speculative position in EURUSD futures surge more negative and has never been shorter. Along similar ‘strong dollar’ […]