zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden on 09/19/2014 13:29
It just never, ever fails. From this morning’s Gartman letter:
SHARE PRICES AROUND THE WORLD ARE STRONGER and the news from Scotland should serve to keep the global bull market intact for markets do indeed disdain confusion and the confusion over the UK’s future has [...]
market-ticker.org / by Karl Denninger / 2014-09-19
No, this isn’t a novel. Sorry, the Ticker doesn’t do fiction, and especially not apocalyptic fiction.
I’m talking about reality here, in the wake of the failed Scottish vote.
(Reuters) – The failed Scottish vote to pull out from [...]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden on 09/18/2014 11:55
While the excitement is palpable on business TV, tomorrow’s unleashing of Alibaba on US publicly traded markets could be less than exuberant. Judging by the performance of the last five largest US IPOs,Bloomberg notes that on average they fell 17% in the first year. Still we [...]
wolfstreet.com / by Wolf Richter / September 17, 2014
The word “gloomier” inconveniently showed up in a Reuters headline that described how the CEOs of the Business Roundtable – one of the thermometers into the brains of corporate America – felt about sales, employment, and capital expenditures. Yet, “gloomier” or not, these CEOs [...]
tfmetalsreport.com / By Dr Jerome / September 16, 2014
Metals action the past two weeks has baffled me. In some way, it feels like a calm before a storm. The news stories seem to have changed their tone. World events are becoming more surreal. Illogical markets and economic indictors surround us. I glance from screen [...]
armstrongeconomics.com / by Martin Armstrong / September 16, 2014
FOR THE RECORD – the 7% number for unemployment is the official number – it is by no means REAL. The real number is in the area of 12% now and will rise to test the 25% level. Here is our [...]
globaleconomicanalysis.blogspot.com / Mike “Mish” Shedlock / Monday, September 15, 2014 12:36 AM
A Barclays’ survey of over 2,000 individuals with a net worth over $1.5 billion contains some pretty interesting results.
Those in China and Singapore are most likely to leave their country, while those in the US and India were most likely [...]
davidstockmanscontracorner.com / David Stockman / September 14, 2014
CNBC’s long-running “jobs Friday” fetish is getting downright appalling. Each month the BLS puts out a treasure trove of data on the rich and complex mosaic of the US labor market—-a download that embodies a truly frightening trend of economic failure.
Yet the [...]
armstrongeconomics.com / by Martin Armstrong / September 12, 2014
Reuters has reported from documents just unsealed yesterday that the US government had threatened to fine Yahoo $250,000 per day if it refused to turn over all its customer data to intelligence agencies. There does not seem to be any politician capable of comprehending that [...]
21stcenturywire.com / by Patrick Henningsen / SEPTEMBER 12, 2014
President Obama’s much celebrated ISIS(L) ‘strategy’ speech came on Tuesday night amid great fanfare and even greater debate. Sure, he outlined a strategy, but the President has been harboring another hidden agenda – one you won’t get a straight answer on.
Obama rode a wave [...]
news.goldseek.com / By Ira Epstein / 11 September 2014
For a number of months I’ve been telling you that the next catalyst for gold was the combination of a rising US Dollar and rising US interest rates. It’s a fate de complete concerning the rising Dollar against most world currencies. As for US interest [...]
marctomarket.com / by Marc Chandler / September 10, 2014
1. Many are arguing that the dollar’s rally reflects a shift in expectations of Fed policy. There seems to be little evidence for this. A shift in expectations would be most directly reflected in market pricing of the Fed funds futures and Eurodollar futures contracts. Since [...]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden on 09/10/2014 14:13
While we fully understand that when selling institutionally-priced newsletters to institutions (not retail for one simple reason: lack of “other people’s money” to spend) one will have a far more lucrative career as a bull than as a bear simply because insecure (that would be [...]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden on 09/09/2014 12:38
Whether because eaters around the world and in the US would rather eat even fattier, more expensive, more calorific equivalents such as MCD-spinoff Chipotle, or because the global consumer/eater can not even afford the cheapest form of a dollar meal, is unknown, but what is quite [...]
globaleconomicanalysis.blogspot.com / Mike “Mish” Shedlock / Tuesday, September 09, 2014 2:37 AM
Obesity rates in the US are soaring along with healthcare costs: A New Study Shows US Adult Obesity Rates Exceed 20% in Every State with at least 30% of adults are obese in more than 20 states.
Rates of [...]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden on 09/08/2014 13:41
It’s not just airstrikes. The US State Department has recently launched an internet-based propaganda strategy as part of its “Think Again Turn Away” psyops campaign targeting young Muslim recruits for ISIS. As WaPo reports, the US government-made video titled “Welcome To ISIL-Land” and others [...]
thecommonsenseshow.com / Dave Hodges / September 6, 2014
This week, Halliburton, the contractor that worked on BP’s Deepwater Horizon oil rig, has just gotten away with murder! This rogue corporation has agreed to pay a mere $1.1 billion dollars to settle most of the lawsuits over its role in the Gulf of Mexico [...]
sovereignman.com / Simon Blackon / September 5, 2014
September 5, 2014 Santiago, Chile
Say hello to the next financial crisis, brought to you courtesy of the dumbest new bill of the week: H.R. 5148: Access to Affordable Mortgages Act.
Ordinarily whenever an individual wants to borrow money for a [...]
theorganicprepper.ca / Daisy Luther / September 4, 2014
With September 11 fast approaching, so too does the risk of another terrorist attack on US soil.
They say this every year as the date approaches, but in 2014, it seems to carry a bit more weight than it has during other years.
silverbearcafe.com / Ol’ Remus / September 6, 2014
Things rarely end the way we think they will, usually a low-probability event occurs, something it seemed safe to ignore, or at least to discount, until suddenly it wasn’t. Once the stuff of novels, the unexpected is now the stuff of life. It’s [...]