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With the US raising their debt ceiling, are we in a global bail-out bubble that will eventually burst? This doc offers a fresh insight into the greatest economic crisis of our age: the […]
Wolf Richter wolfstreet.com, www.amazon.com/author/wolfrichter
High-Yield Bond and Loan Funds Hit by “Market Conditions”
The phenomenal Fed-triggered feeding frenzy in stocks on Wednesday and Thursday was paralleled in the junk-bond market. Energy related junk bonds had gotten shredded over the past couple of months, as the price of oil has collapsed. The sell-off started spilling over to non-energy junk bonds. Tuesday, the day before the Fed’s announcement, junk bonds suffered their largest drop […]
Could plunging oil prices ignite a debt crisis?
Howard Marks believes the plunge in oil prices may usher in a new era for investing in distressed debt.
For more than three years, the billionaire investor and Oaktree Capital Group LLC (OAK) co-founder urged his deal makers to be cautious, warning of loose credit standards and high prices for distressed assets. That may change as the price of oil plummets, Marks said in […]
Jeff Nielson joins me Vancouver to look at current events such as the massive attack on the Russian Ruble, the rapid decline in the price of oil, Currency wars and the real possibility of the outbreak of World War III to cover the unstoppable collapse of the dollar and the US Economy.
Jeff Nielson website: www.bullionbullscanada.com
For almost two years, by combining various points of view (speculative, geopolitical, technological, economic, strategic and monetary…), we have continued to anticipate a major crisis in the entire oil sector.Today, no one doubts the fact that we are actually at that point, and the GEAB must therefore anticipate the consequences of this veritable atomic bomb, which has begun to blow up all the old system’s pillars: everything which we […]
“Markets will take the hit before economies get the benefit” of a lower oil price, according to Blackrock
This month’s big fall in the price of oil should be good news for much of the world’s economy. But so far markets have been telling a different story.
The MSCI Europe index has dropped 4% since early December, while the S&P 500 index remains 1% lower over the same period despite a rally […]
1999 was the year before US stock markets collapsed.
Published on Dec 18, 2014
On a day of wild market fluctuations, the rouble, the dollar and the oil price all ended higher, and US stocks had their best day of the year, even as the Federal Reserve prepared the market for rate rises ahead. John Authers asks if they are gearing up to party like it’s 1999.
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from SGT Report.com:
I caught up with Miles Franklin’s Andy Hoffman today just after he recorded his latest audio blog-cast titled Laughable FOMC Statement Sets New Central Bank Credibility Low Until the SNB One. And Andy has never been more alarmed by what we have witnessed unfolding over just the past two weeks.The global economic system is literally coming apart at the seams.
While talking about this week’s “meaningless” FOMC statement and […]
By Michael Snyder
Getting prepared for the chaos that is coming to America in the years ahead is not that complicated. Help is out there – if you know where to look. And it doesn’t have to be expensive either. In this article, I have put together a list of 122 of the best prepper websites on the Internet that will teach you how to prep for free. The great thing […]
By Michael Snyder
Do you want to know if the stock market is going to crash next year? Just keep an eye on junk bonds. Prior to the horrific collapse of stocks in 2008, high yield debt collapsed first. And as you will see below, high yield debt is starting to crash again. The primary reason for this is the price of oil. The energy sector accounts for approximately 15 to […]
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If one likes the idea of buying low and selling higher, junk bonds might come to mind due to how hard they’ve been hit of late! The chart below highlights that an unusual and large performance spread between JNK and the S&P 500. Its not often that these two see a 10% return difference in just 60 days. This differential wasn’t the only thing that got […]
‘We don’t need a war when we can have a currency war‘- guest @sjderrick, Chief Currency Strategist, BNY Mellon
‘We don’t need a war when we can have a currency war’- guest @sjderrick, Chief Currency Strategist, BNY Mellon #Russia #Rouble @CNBC
— Louisa Bojesen (@louisabojesen) December 17, 2014
Currency war hots up as China prepares to bail out Russia
Does Putin & Co have a card up their sleeve amid the huge changes […]
Wolf Richter wolfstreet.com, www.amazon.com/author/wolfrichter
San Francisco is known for its mindboggling booms and breathtaking busts as the hot money from all over the world ebbs and flows amidst startup frenzies and IPO manias.
And now the hot money is flowing. It has created a delirious craziness in the housing market, surrounded by an environment where app makers without revenues but with big dreams and the word “disrupt” in their description are worth […]
AND their analysis didn’t even touch on Shale Oil Projects in the U.S.A. (Because they have too much invested in that).
Enjoy your $2.00 gas while it lasts…
In a stunning analysis this week, Goldman Sachs found almost $1 trillion in investments in future oil projects at risk. They looked at 400 of the world’s largest new oil and gas fields — excluding U.S. shale — and found projects representing $930 billion […]
By Michael Snyder
If you were about to take a final exam, would you have more hope or more fear if you didn’t understand any of the questions and you had not prepared for the test at all? I think that virtually all of us have had dreams where we show up for an exam that we have not studied for. Those dreams can be pretty terrifying. And of course if […]
Either we have some incredibly narrow reporting on the part of UK’s Mail Online, or we are witnessing a spectacular event of how incredibly dense the population of sheep are.
MOSCOW (AP) — Russian consumers flocked to the stores Wednesday, frantically buying a range of big-ticket items to pre-empt the price rises kicked off by the staggering fall in the value of the ruble in recent days.
Russia’s currency has been collapsing 15-20% in […]
Greece might be hit with Cyprus style bail-ins. Euro crisis getting worse. US mortgage applications declined, a sign that real estate is collapsing. Obama signed the 1.1 trillion spending bill. Russia is opening an investigation into the central bank actions. Corporate media polls show that the America people support torture. Police will be scanning social media sites to predict crime. U.S. and Cuba are reestablishing diplomatic relations. U.S. advisers are […]
Former airline boss and famous French author Marc Dugain argued Thursday that there had been a cover-up in the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight MH370, speculating that the passenger jet could have been hacked and then shot down by the US.
More here :
the original 6 pages article in french ..
Nine months after the disappearance of flight MH 370, the theory that Boeing would have been neutralized by the US military […]
NYPD confirms 2 officers were shot in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn; 1 critically – @NYPD121Pct, @DeanMeminger http://t.co/SRh2WeyAD7
— Breaking News (@BreakingNews) December 20, 2014
Two uniformed NYPD officers are struggling for their lives after being shot — execution style — as they sat in their marked police car on a Bed-Stuy, Brooklyn, street corner.
According to preliminary reports, both officers were working overtime as part of an anti-terrorism drill when they were shot point-blank by […]
Carles Guillot, a 42-year-old financial services entrepreneur who lives on Broad Street in Lower Manhattan, was awakened early on a weekend morning by workers wielding a jackhammer to repair the roadway nine floors below.
“I understand the need to work, but it’s the timing that’s not good,” he said of the noisy pre-breakfast intrusion. “Jackhammers — I can’t think of a worse […]
The odd math of medical tests: one scan, two prices, both high http://t.co/HASy4p0U1S pic.twitter.com/3MDhseybMg
— The New York Times (@nytimes) December 20, 2014
Millions will be on the road for the holidays next week, and some storms could slow them down: http://t.co/nSYuMhaIW6 pic.twitter.com/2BUjlZciME
— CBS News (@CBSNews) December 20, 2014
Karuna Hospital in Borivli refused to admit the biker, who was crushed under a school bus, unless a fee of Rs 20,000 was paid in full in advance for his treatment
Borivli’s Karuna hospital proved itself a misnomer. Showing no pity, it refused to admit an injured biker after he met with an accident on Wednesday evening, following which he succumbed to his injuries.
Shocking video provided exclusively to Infowars last week set off a firestorm among Americans after a sheriff’s deputy was captured saying that armored military vehicles were needed for “constitutionalists” and gun owners.
“I mean, we’ve got a lot of constitutionalists and a lot of people that stockpile weapons, lots of ammunition,” the deputy said in response to questions on domestic MRAP use. “They have weapons here locally.”
Spokane County Sheriff […]
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Some brick-and-mortar stores are doing all they can to offer high-tech in-store shopping and mimic an online shopping experience to draw more customers in.
Today kicks off the last weekend before Christmas and may actually be the biggest shopping day of the year. Roughly 93 percent of Americans haven’t finished their Christmas shopping by this point, and shopping online may be risky if you […]
Castro Thanks U.S. but Affirms Cuba’s Communist Rule
HAVANA — President Raúl Castro declared victory for the Cuban Revolution on Saturday in a wide-ranging speech, thanking President Obama for “a new chapter,” while also reaffirming that restored relations with the United States did not mean the end of Communist rule in Cuba.
In a televised speech that lasted less than an hour at […]
Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi raises $1 billion in funding round, valuing company at more than $45 billion, @WSJ reports
— Breaking News Money (@breakingmoney) December 20, 2014
Hackers expose massive federal contractor…
The Office of Personnel Management is alerting more than 48,000 federal employees their personal information may have been exposed following a breach at KeyPoint Government Solutions, which conducts background investigations of federal employees seeking security clearances.
The total number of employees affected is 48,439, according to an email from OPM Chief Information Officer Donna Seymour obtained by Nextgov.
It’s the second time this year hackers have targeted a private […]