Monthly Archives: May 2017

CNBC and the financial media are foaming at the mouth bullish. But the truth is that the market is on VERY thin ice. The S&P 500 is up only 0.4% since the end of February. That’s correct, we’ve barely broken … Continue reading

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Corporate profits are rolling over again. Two years ago, corporations posted their first year of negative profit growth since the Great Crisis. We had a bounce from those depressed levels, which suckered a lot of investors into believing that fundamentals … Continue reading

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For weeks I’ve been noting that stocks are being driven by a market rig. By way of review, that rig is as follows: 1)   Someone slams the VIX lower. 2)   This forces risk-parity funds to buy stocks, usually the FANGs … Continue reading

Posted on by The Phoenix | Comments Off on The REAL Market Remains Below Its February Highs

The following is an excerpt from our paid weekly investment newsletter, Private Wealth Advisory. To take out a 98 cent trial for 30 days… CLICK HERE NOW. As I expected, the market is now turning in a big way. When … Continue reading

Posted on by The Phoenix | Comments Off on Stocks Are Now At #2, Next Up #3 (the Big Breakdown)

Stocks need to go parabolic today or it’s game over for the bulls. While CNBC and other media outlets continue to buy into the narrative that we’re in some kind of economic utopia, the reality is that the market senses … Continue reading

Posted on by The Phoenix | Comments Off on The Bulls Need to Ramp This Thing To New Highs on Heavy Volume or It’s GAME OVER

SubPrime 2.0 is proving far worse than even we suspected. If you’ve not been following this story, our view is that the auto-loan industry is Subprime 2.0: the riskiest, worst area in a massive debt bubble, much as subprime mortgage … Continue reading

Posted on by The Phoenix | Comments Off on Subprime 2.0: Lending a $1 Trillion to People With No Proof of Job or Income

The “smart money” is flashing a signal that the US economy and ultimately the financial system, are in serious trouble. CNBC and other financial media outlets like to focus on stocks because they tend to be more volatile and therefore … Continue reading

Posted on by The Phoenix | Comments Off on Some VERY Smart People Who Manage Billions Are Preparing For a BREXIT-Type Event

The election night bull market trendline is about to break. The only reason stocks have held up is hype and hope for Trump’s economic agenda. With the entire MSM, establishment shills, and deep state operatives trying to derail this, the … Continue reading

Posted on by The Phoenix | Comments Off on THREE Charts That Tell Us the Next Financial Crisis is Closer Than Most Think

The $USD/Yen market prop is now actively being pulled. For two weeks straight “somebody” was pinning stocks by ramping the $USD/ Yen pair. You can see the tight correlation between the two in the chart below. This resulted in a … Continue reading

Posted on by The Phoenix | Comments Off on Warning: the Rampers Just Gave Up the Market Rig

The market rig of the last two weeks has finally ended. The Russell 2000 has broken down. This index leads the S&P 500: note how the blue line soared before the black line followed suit back in November 2016. If … Continue reading

Posted on by The Phoenix | Comments Off on Buckle Up, They Just “Pulled the Pin” on the Market Rig

If you are a stock bull, congratulations, you’ve unwittingly bought the market based on abject currency manipulation and nothing else. Stocks have been propped up via abject manipulation of the $USD/ Yen pair and nothing else.  The two are been … Continue reading

Posted on by The Phoenix | Comments Off on The One Chart No Stock Bull Wants to See

As we’ve been outlining over the last few weeks, the auto-loan industry is increasingly looking like Subprime 2.0: the needle that will pop the credit bubble. Since 2009, roughly 1/3 of all new auto-loans have been subprime. That in of … Continue reading

Posted on by The Phoenix | Comments Off on The Fed’s Massive Debt Bubble in Picture Form

The market rig looks to be ending. Traders have gunned the market to a target of 2,400 on the S&P 500. They’ve hit that level repeatedly in the last 24 hours but have been unable to hold it. Meanwhile, the … Continue reading

Posted on by The Phoenix | Comments Off on The Market Rig is Ending (Is a Crash Just Around the Corner)?

The market is rising… or is it? The number of individual S&P 500 companies above their 200-day moving averages (200-DMA) has rolled over. Put simply, the broader market is NOT confirming this move in stocks. So overall the momentum is … Continue reading

Posted on by The Phoenix | Comments Off on We’re Back to Late 2007… or early 2000 (Remember How Those Ended?)

The Bank of Japan is once again pushing deflation into the financial system by aggressively devaluing the Yen against the $USD. This is the famed Yen carry trade. And it is being done to rig stocks. You can see the … Continue reading

Posted on by The Phoenix | Comments Off on Oil Just Gave Us a Preview Of What’s Coming For Stocks

If you’ve been reading us for some time, you’ve probably wondered why the market keeps rallying no matter what. Time and again, stocks start to breakdown and then suddenly BOOM they erupt higher. CNBC and other financial media outlets then … Continue reading

Posted on by The Phoenix | Comments Off on WARNING: Risk Parity Funds Will Trigger Another 1987-Type Crash

The Subprime 2.0 story is now gaining traction in the financial media. By way of brief review, here is the template for Subprime 1.0 (the mortgage meltdown). 1)   Banks, hungry for profits, began issuing mortgages to sub-prime borrowers (people who … Continue reading

Posted on by The Phoenix | Comments Off on The Fuse on the Subprime 2.0 Debt Bomb is About to Ignite

By now, anyone with a working brain knows that stocks are in a massive bubble. For most valuation metrics stocks have NEVER been more overvalued than they are today. However, up until now the question has remained, “what will be … Continue reading

Posted on by The Phoenix | Comments Off on Sub-Prime 2.0: Is This The Needle That Will Burst the Bubble?

The markets are speaking, but no one is listening. The single most important driver of the stock market since election night is the hype of a Trump-policy driven economic boom. The economy is booming, but based on expectations NOT actual … Continue reading

Posted on by The Phoenix | Comments Off on These Three Charts Are Warning a Market Collapse Is Just Around the Corner