Monthly Archives: April 2016

How Much Longer Until This Bubble Bursts?

It’s been a rough week for stocks. Traders gunned for 2,100 on the S&P 500 time and again. All of those efforts failed to hold. And this was despite the Fed failing to raise rates again. The market is now … Continue reading

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The Sad Truth About the State of the Financial System Today

For seven years, the world has operated under a complete delusion that Central Banks somehow fixed the 2008 Crisis. All of the arguments claiming this defied common sense. A 5th grader would tell you that you cannot solve a debt … Continue reading

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You’ll Never Guess Who’s Been Buying Stocks…

Futures are looking weak again. Traders gunned for 2,100 on the S&P 500 last week. They briefly touched that level, but there was no follow through for the obvious reason: no one with a brain believes this rally. We’ve broken … Continue reading

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Will Stocks Collapse 24% in the Next Three Months?

Will stocks collapse 24% (a Crash) in the next three months? For the first time since the 2009 bottom, Earnings Per Share (EPS) have diverged sharply to the downside from stocks. There are a lot of reasons why investors buy … Continue reading

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The US Economy is Rolling Over… Are Stocks Next?

In the US economy is most assuredly moving into, if not already in a recession. The media trumpeted the amazing 2.0% growth rate initially forecast for the first quarter of 2016. That forecast has since collapsed to 0.3%. This is … Continue reading

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Inflation is the Goal… and Central Banks Will Stop at Nothing to Get It!

The markets are prepping for the next massive round of QE. As I noted earlier this week, NIRP has been entirely ineffective at generating Central Bankers’ desired “inflation.” The ECB has cut rates into NIRP four separate times only to … Continue reading

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Is It 2008 All Over Again? (China Hype and Hope)

The world has not yet full realized the magnitude of the slowdown in China. The “official” China growth numbers claim the Chinese economy is plowing along at 6%. I use quotations around the word “official” because Chinese economic data points … Continue reading

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The Fed is Creating an Inflationary Storm

The Fed is rapidly losing control. Core inflation has already broken above 2% despite a complete collapse in commodity prices (the cost of living for many household items). This happened when OIL was also  imploding. ———————————————————————– The Single Best Options … Continue reading

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The Fed WANTS Inflation

The Fed has unleashed inflation. And it wants more of it. From mid-2014 until early 2016, commodities as an asset class, collapsed some 45%. This was an all out bloodbath. But despite this collapse in prices, inflation began to perk … Continue reading

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The Real Reason the Fed Will Not Raise Rates Again

The Fed is “one and done” for rate hikes. It will not raise rates again. We called this back in mid-2015. The US economy is far too weak for the Fed to engage in anything resembling a series of rate … Continue reading

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EU Banks Back to the Levels at Which They Were First “SAVED!”

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EU Banks Depleted Capital Bases Even During Crisis!

This is incredible. Even in the midst of a crisis, these banks were paying out dividends that EXCEEDED retained earnings! Euro-area banks weakened their capital bases by paying substantial dividends throughout the crisis years, especially in France, Spain and Italy, … Continue reading

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Deutsche Bank is Staging a MONSTER Bounce Today!

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Major Central Banking Insider Admits: QE FAILED

Ignore the bounce in stocks, something much larger is playing out beneath the surface. That “something” is key admissions from Central Banks that they have lost their ability to generate anything resembling a recovery. In particular the Bank of Japan … Continue reading

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Central Banking Insider Comes Clear: QE Cannot and Will Not Create Growth

Ignore the bounce in stocks, something much larger is playing out beneath the surface. That “something” is key admissions from Central Banks that they have lost their ability to generate anything resembling a recovery. In particular the Bank of Japan … Continue reading

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How to Buy Gold at $273 Per Ounce

The Fed has backed itself into a corner. For seven years now we’ve been told the US is in a recovery. However, if this were the case, the Fed would have started raising rates years ago (likely in 2012). No … Continue reading

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