wallstreetexaminer.com / by Lee Adler / November 26, 2014
Ben Bernanke and his teenaged Wall Street media groupies like to claim that he saved the world with QE. But if QE was such a cureall why has the “recovery” in Japan and Europe been so weak? The ECB printed money out the wazoo for […]
acting-man.com / Chris Hunter / November 28, 2014
Popular Myths and a Shrinking Work Force
It’s not just voters who buy into popular myths. Many investors do too. Few have wider appeal than the myth that central banks can create economic growth via the printing press.
What central bankers and their supporters seem to forget […]
tfmetalsreport.com / By Dr Jerome / November 27, 2014
Why is it taking so long? No, not the turkey cooking in the oven, but the collapse of the economy. Perhaps it is the smell of turkey that gets my brain thinking, as it did at our 1st thanksgiving dinner last Saturday when I wrote about […]
kingworldnews.com / November 27, 2014
As many people are celebrating the Thanksgiving holiday, the world continues to move into uncharted territory, so today a 40-year market veteran sent King World News a powerful piece discussing a historic turn in the gold and silver markets, and what investors should be doing in this dangerous environment. […]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden on 11/27/2014 14:30
Because buying bonds and lowering interest rates will do what exactly…
zerohedge.com / by Michael Pollaro, originally posted at Forbes.com / 11/26/2014 16:34
Central bank credibility is at all-time highs. As a consequence, we suggest, equities are near all-time highs too while gold is scraping multi-year lows. A change though may be in the offing with all three. Not today, nor tomorrow. But perhaps sooner […]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / 11/26/2014 07:04 -0500
While there has been no global economic outlook cut today, or no further pre-revision hints of “decoupling” by the apartchiks at the US Bureau of Economic Analysis, both European and US equities are pointing at a higher open, because – you guessed it – there […]
theautomaticearth.com / by Raúl Ilargi Meijer / November 25, 2014
US Q3 GDP was revised up by the BEA to 3.89%, but that’s no longer what financial markets react to. They sit and wait for more QE somewhere on the planet to be doled out. Will Americans, if they see this at all, take […]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden on 11/24/2014 15:19
From the bank that a few days ago informed us that “People Are Talking About Helicopter Money And Debt Cancellation Being The End Game“, comes the logical next step. Here it is, without commentary and the key section highlighted:
From Deutsche bank Behavioral Finance: Daily Metals Outlook
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden on 11/24/2014 12:04
More of the same blather from Europe as following Weidmann’s earlier comments with regard the high-hurdles that the ECB still faces over sovereign QE, Coeure has come out to counter that by noting that the ECB does not have to see deflation to act and that […]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / 11/24/2014 06:59 -0500
Another day, another case of central banks, not one but two this time, dictating “price” action.
On Saturday, traders woke up to the following headlines from the ECB’s Constancio, which the market promptly digested and spun as bullish from more ECB QE, leading to one […]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden on 11/23/2014 20:20
Still convinced it’s different this time? Think again… these 9 charts suggest Europe is very much on its way to Japan… and remember Japan was doing QE through this period too…
gold-eagle.com / by Gary Savage / November 23, 2014
After two years of insane money printing designed to rescue its failing economy, Japan has now been rewarded with… another recession.
So what went wrong you ask? The same thing that always goes wrong when a central bank resorts to money printing to rescue an […]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden on 11/22/2014 22:08
A Zero Hedge reader, and long-time futures trader, shares his views on the evolution of the “market”, where it was, where it is, and where it may be going.
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I have been an independent trader for 23 years, starting at the CBOT in grains […]
acting-man.com / by Pater Tenebrarum / November 21, 2014
Money Supply Growth Accelerates, Credit to Private Sector Still in Decline
While money supply growth is slowing down in the US, it has recently continued to accelerate somewhat in the euro area. The effects of the ECB’s “QE”-type debt monetization activities in the form of covered […]
zerohedge.com / Originally posted at Finanz und Wirtschaft on 11/21/2014 19:05
The editor of the influential investment newsletter ‘The High-Tech Strategist’ warns of trouble in semiconductor stocks and spots bright investment opportunities in gold miners.
It’s unchartered territory: For the first time since more than half a decade the global financial markets are supposed […]
caseyresearch.com / Chuck Butler / November 21, 2014
In This Issue.
* Euro is down, but not all currencies follow. * China cuts interest rates for first time since 2012!. * Russia’s Gold accumulation continues to impress! * What the heck is up with the Swiss?
And Now. Today’s A Pfennig For Your Thoughts.
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / 11/21/2014 10:11
If Deutsche Bank’s Jim Reid is right, what just took place overnight from the PBOC is just a pleasant start and an enjoyable dress rehearsal of what is about to take place. Where it ends is precisely where we have said it would ever since QE1 […]
investmentresearchdynamics.com / By David Kranzler / November 19, 2014
The yen is down 1% today vs. the $. This is a huge move in one day for any currency. The yen has lost well more than half of its value vs. the dollar since the beginning of 2012. In other words, the yen is […]
marctomarket.com / by Marc Chandler / November 19, 2014
The FOMC minutes were not very surprising. The FOMC is not in any hurry to raise interest rates before the middle of next year at the earliest. The FOMC statement did not drop the “considerable period” phraseology to describe the time between the end of […]