Author Archives: The Phoenix

The Everything Bubble has burst. The next crisis, the BIG one to which 2008 was the warmup, is fast approaching. During the 2008 crisis, the Fed did three things: Cut interest rates to zero making credit all but free for … Continue reading

Posted on by The Phoenix | Comments Off on The Everything Bubble Has Burst, the Fuse is Now Lit on the $250 TRILLION Debt Bomb

The Everything Bubble has burst. The next crisis, the BIG one to which 2008 was the warmup, is fast approaching. During the 2008 crisis, the Fed did three things: Cut interest rates to zero making credit all but free for … Continue reading

Posted on by The Phoenix | Comments Off on Europe is fast approaching A Systemic Event

Thus far in this crisis, the Fed has: 1)    Cut interest rates from 1.25% to 0.15%. 2)    Launched over $700 billion in Quantitative Easing (QE). 3)    Launched a $1.5 TRILLION repo program. 4)    Launched another $1 trillion repo program. 5)    … Continue reading

Posted on by The Phoenix | Comments Off on Yes, the Fed IS Out of Ammo…For Now.

Thus far in this crisis, the Fed has: 1)    Cut interest rates from 1.25% to 0.15%. 2)    Launched over $700 billion in Quantitative Easing (QE). 3)    Launched a $1.5 TRILLION repo program. 4)    Launched another $1 trillion repo program. 5)    … Continue reading

Posted on by The Phoenix | Comments Off on Bernanke Just Told the Fed to Go Monetize EVERYTHING (Weimar-Lite)

Someone or someones are in MAJOR trouble. Back in September 2019, the Fed announced it would begin implementing a number of repurchase “repo” programs. If you’re unfamiliar with repo programs, these are programs through which the Fed allows financial banks/ … Continue reading

Posted on by The Phoenix | Comments Off on If Everything is Fine… Why Are the 8 Largest US Banks Preparing to Access the Fed’s Discount Window?
Posted on by The Phoenix | Comments Off on CHART OF THE DAY: 3-17-20

Someone or someones are in MAJOR trouble. Back in September 2019, the Fed announced it would begin implementing a number of repurchase “repo” programs. If you’re unfamiliar with repo programs, these are programs through which the Fed allows financial banks/ … Continue reading

Posted on by The Phoenix | Comments Off on We Are Now Approaching the “Lehman” Event… Prepare NOW!

The Fed is now in very serious trouble.  Over the weekend the Fed announced another emergency rate cut, this time of 1%. This brings rates back down to zero. The Fed also announced a $700 billion QE program, including $200 billion of … Continue reading

Posted on by The Phoenix | Comments Off on It’s Official: the Coronavirus Has Burst the Everything Bubble

The markets are bouncing limit up this morning on two things: Bear markets always have face ripper rallies. Is this the start of one… or is this just another one-day blip similar to that which happened on Tuesday? I have … Continue reading

Posted on by The Phoenix | Comments Off on The Fed Went NUCLEAR and It Only Bought a FIVE MINUTE Bounce

The world is facing two crises.  The first, coronavirus, is manufactured, the second, a credit implosion, is very real. The coronavirus panic was 100% made up and manufactured by the media. Globally 100,000 people have been infected and a little … Continue reading

Posted on by The Phoenix | Comments Off on Stocks Cling to Hope, But the Credit Markets Say We’re in a Bear Market…

The world is facing two crises.  The first, coronavirus, is manufactured, the second, a credit implosion, is very real. The coronavirus panic was 100% made up and manufactured by the media. Globally 100,000 people have been infected and a little … Continue reading

Posted on by The Phoenix | Comments Off on Ignore Coronavirus, Lehman Brothers 2.0 is Unfolding Before Our Very Eyes

The markets are bouncing hard in the overnight session. The Trump administration announced last night that they are planning a number of fiscal measures to prop up the economy. Those include a payroll tax, loans to companies that are being … Continue reading

Posted on by The Phoenix | Comments Off on Credit Says a Crisis is Coming… Can Central Banks Stop It?

The markets are bouncing hard in the overnight session. The Trump administration announced last night that they are planning a number of fiscal measures to prop up the economy. Those include a payroll tax, loans to companies that are being … Continue reading

Posted on by The Phoenix | Comments Off on The U.S. Will Soon Announce Helicopter Money…But Will it Be Enough?

Stocks are going to revisit the lows. This is completely normal behavior for markets: a consolidation period after a major downdraft. We could even take out the lows and still be bottoming. But that remains to be seen. The real … Continue reading

Posted on by The Phoenix | Comments Off on Stocks Rolled Over Again… Is a Crash About to Hit?

Yesterday was a great day for stocks, but we are not out of the woods yet. It looks like we’re in an uptrend here. And this morning the market is red as it tests the lower trendline. If this holds, … Continue reading

Posted on by The Phoenix | Comments Off on Healthcare Stocks Suggest This Rally Has Legs

Yesterday was a great day for stocks, but we are not out of the woods yet. It looks like we’re in an uptrend here. And this morning the market is red as it tests the lower trendline. If this holds, … Continue reading

Posted on by The Phoenix | Comments Off on Have Stocks Completely Bottomed? Find Out Here!

So, what was it… coronavirus or Bernie-virus?  Most market analysts have blamed last week’s meltdown on fears of a coronavirus pandemic collapsing the global economy. For certain those fears had an impact on the markets… but so did the political … Continue reading

Posted on by The Phoenix | Comments Off on Bernie Sanders LOSING Was Better For Stocks That a 0.5% Rate Cut

So, what was it… coronavirus or Bernie-virus?  Most market analysts have blamed last week’s meltdown on fears of a coronavirus pandemic collapsing the global economy. For certain those fears had an impact on the markets… but so did the political … Continue reading

Posted on by The Phoenix | Comments Off on Was It Actually Bernie-Virus, Not Corona-virus, That Infected the Markets?

Throughout all of last week I warned that the meltdown was a buying opportunity, not the start of a major crisis. Day after day, I warned that the financial media was trying to terrify everyone to get traffic and eyeballs to their … Continue reading

Posted on by The Phoenix | Comments Off on Stocks Begin to Bounce… Will We Get a V-Shaped Recovery or Gradual Grind Higher?

Throughout all of last week I warned that the meltdown was a buying opportunity, not the start of a major crisis. Day after day, I warned that the financial media was trying to terrify everyone to get traffic and eyeballs to their … Continue reading

Posted on by The Phoenix | Comments Off on Central Banks and Governments Are Going to Go NUCLEAR With Policy to Support the Markets