Did a Secret Central Banking Cabal Just Turn AGAINST the US?

Quietly and with little if any notice, foreign Central Banks have begun DUMPING US Debt. Take a look at this chart. Does this look like a bull market to you? Because to me it looks like it could be the beginning of a panic sale. Put simply, foreign Central Banks

NUCLEAR Levels of QE Are Coming… The Markets Are About to “Get It”

The Central Banks are going to go absolutely nuclear within the next 18 months. In the last few weeks we’ve seen the Bank of Japan, the Bank of England, the European Central, and the US Federal Reserve all push for fiscal stimulus instead of monetary stimulus. What this means is

HUGE Money is About to Be Made… But Less Than 99% Are Playing For It

The way to make biggest returns with investing is to catch a MAJOR trend before the majority of investors catch on. Doing this is not easy. After all, you’re going against the crowd and sentiment: something that we as humans are emotionally not designed to do. However, if you can

On Friday the BoE & the Fed Confirmed They WANT Inflation To Hit

Are you ready for inflation? On Friday, both the Bank of England AND the US Federal Reserve made clear signals that they WANT inflation. The Bank of England is prepared to tolerate higher inflation over the next few years and will keep interest rates low to support economic growth, according

The Fed Just Created Our Next Major Money Making Opportunity

The Fed is now in very serious trouble. All but one of the inflation metrics the Fed tracks are above its target rate of 2%. The one exception is Core Personal Consumption Expenditures (red line below). And it’s turning sharply upwards as well. H/T VP Research I keep emphasizing this

The Fed Has Let the Inflation Genie Out the Bottle

By continually moving its “targets” for political purposes, the Fed has let the inflation genie out of the bottle. The Fed should have begun raising rates back in 2012. However, instead of doing this, then-Chairman Ben Bernanke gifted the Obama administration QE 3: an open ended QE program. The goal

The Markets Are COMPLETELY Mispricing What Comes Next

Let’s take a step back and look at the big picture for stocks today. After QE 3 ended in October 2014, the S&P 500 traded within a large range between 2100 and 1900 for two years. This range was broken in mid-2016 when the market spiked above the upper line

WARNING: the Markets Might Crash HERE AND NOW

Stock investing is ultimately based on risk. The global risk-free rate is the Us 10-Year Treasury. Again, this is the “risk-free” rate for the world. Stocks trade relative to this rate. The ENTIRE move in the market from the early 2016 lows was predicated on bon yields falling (or bond

WARNING: the Bond Markets Are Signaling Something MASSIVE is Coming

To understand the financial markets, you need to understand the hierarchy of asset classes. That hierarchy is as follows: Globally, the stock market is about $69 trillion in size, trading about $191 billion in shares per day. The bond markets are well north of $140 trillion, and trade about $700

NIRP is the Fuel that Will Rocket Gold to $5,000 or Higher

For decades, the primary argument by Warren Buffett and other financial elites for not owning gold was that “gold doesn’t pay you anything.” Once the ECB took interest rates to NIRP in 2014, this argument became null and void. In a world in which bonds are charging you to hold

Will the EU Banking Meltdown Trigger Another 2008 Type Crash?

On Friday stocks soared on rumors that the US Department of Justice would reduce its $14 billion fine on Deutsche Bank. Turns out the rumor was a fabrication. As the Wall Street Journal noted over the weekend, NO senior decision making people at either the DoJ or DB have even

I Don’t See How Germany Can Contain the Deutsche Bank Collapse

Let’s talk about Deutsche Bank (DB). Deutsche Bank is the 11th largest bank in the world. It has assets of $1.8 trillion and over ~$60 trillion in derivatives on its books. From a balance sheet perspective, DB’s balance sheet is 50% the size of Germany’s GDP. By way of comparison,

We’re Issuing a Formal Alert: Something Major is Coming in the Markets

Time for a reality check. The market has had nothing but positives for three months now. BREXIT was contained. The Fed failed to raise rates again. The Bank of Japan and European Central Bank are printing a combined ~$180 billion per month (a record pace) and using it to prop

HSBC’s Chief of Technical Analysis Just Warned of a Potential 1987-Type Crash

The head of HSBC’s Technical Analysis group just issued a major warning. Unless the markets can take out its September highs, we could very well see a repeated of the 1987 Crash. Murray Gunn is head of technical analysis for HSBC. In a recent client note, he pointed out the

Is a “$46 TRILLION” Lehman Brothers Event Just Around the Corner?

The financial world is abuzz with talk of the first Presidential debate. Meanwhile, one of the largest derivatives books in the world is imploding. Deutsche Bank (DB) is the 11th largest bank in the world. And it has over $61 TRILLION (with a “T”) in derivatives on its books. AND

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