The market’s hopes and dreams for the next LSAP remain high. As gold inches higher, tail-risks priced out (expectations for extreme FX moves are considerably lower than sentiment would suggest), and US equity vol expectations (and put skews) are crushed; the equity market clearly remains ‘at a premium’ in its notional indices given what is sheer lunacy in earnings expectations going forward. The question every investor should be asking is not when [...]
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DISTANT as it may now seem, with the Republican race dominating the news and President Obama sitting in the White House, the Democrats are not all that far from [...]
By Washington’s Blog
While mainstream pundits desperately cling to their mantra that Ron Paul is “unelectable”, the numbers show a different story.
Gallup finds a record high-high 40%
of all Americans now identify as independents. This is higher than the
31% of Americans who identify as Democrats and 27% as Republicans.
And which candidate do independents like?
According to a new CBS poll, they like Ron Paul.
As Forbes notes:
In a head to head match up with incumbent President
Barack Obama, [...]
Mitt Romney’s polls seem stuck in the low to mid twenty percentile. As the weeks and months have passed Romney’s polling numbers seem steady in that range. There’s a reason for that. The conservative voters within the GOP do not support Romney for President of the United States.
That, dear reader, is why Herman Cain’s numbers have been skyrocketing
There are recent reports stating that Herman Cain is the candidate the Tea [...]