Blog Profile / Mercenary Trader

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Archived Since:August 23, 2010

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Mercenary Links: Watch This

Mercenary Links April 9th: $20,000 gold Apple watch sells out in China within minutes…. why China’s boots-on-the-ground reality is terrifying… even Spain is getting paid to borrow money… Venezuela’s out-of-control inflation, a historic thaw in U.S. Show More Summary

Mercenary Links: Hong Kong Phooey

Mercenary Links April 9th: China’s stock market frenzy spills into Hong Kong…. Wall St worries over earnings … Iran’s Ayatollah plays it coy… Greece flat out of cash, retailers ditching the young for the old, and more. Earnings – Wall...Show More Summary

Mercenary Links: 1999 Redux in China

Mercenary Links April 8th: Chinese tech valuations surpass U.S Dot-Com levels…. a Fed divided on rate hikes … M&A party in the bruised energy sector… Switzerland’s 10-year goes negative, nearly half of U.S. households have no savings, surprising revelation of IRS workers feeling unloved, and more. Show More Summary

Mercenary Links: Talk is Tightening

Mercenary Links April 7th: Fed official says “talk is tightening”… Larry Fink warns: The strong dollar is biting into profits … Australia foregoes a rate cut (for now)… the dying dream of owning a home, US job openings soar to 14-year highs, the sorry state of US journalism, and more. Show More Summary

Mercenary Links: End of an Era

Mercenary Links April 6th: Peer inside Bernanke’s mind… Greece moves to quell default fears… slow down in USD run… many big guns betting on 2015 oil comeback, US needs to wake up to new economic era, titans of tech plan on beating back death, and more. Show More Summary

Weird Events in Potential Topping Process Signal Market Cycle Twilight

Could things be any weirder in markets than they are right now? We explore the oddities of markets as of late, and discuss why this is often the sign of a market transition.

King Dollar Still Reigns After Fed-Induced Volatility

There is a nitty brand of trading dubbed “five-minute-macro” that has largely replaced the bold macro trading of old.

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There Are Multiple Reasons the Fed Could Raise Interest Rates in June

Markets experienced a full on mini-panic the other day as fears of a June rate hike intensified. This may only be just the beginning of a new more volatile market paradigm, which according to Minsky was bound to happen.

We Prefer the Original Warren Buffett

Is Warren Buffett, widely hailed as the greatest investor of all time, a saint? Or one of the most hard-nosed and ruthless capitalists who ever lived?

Germany’s Outlook is Terrible, Gold Could Be Playing Possum, and Multiple False Trends Look Good

Negative interest rates and markets at all time highs... this is the dazed aftermath of a toxic medicinal cocktail. Opportunities in multiple false trends and why gold may only be playing dead.

Energy Stocks Look False Trend Attractive as Bulls Ignore Janet Yellen

Yellen places subtle emphasis on a June rate hike, institutional money driving false trends, and a look at emerging markets.

Unstoppable Force of Eurozone Policy Contends With an Immovable Truth: The Euro Cannot Work

Eurozone politicians are forced to move heaven and earth to keep the euro viable because, in the long run, the euro is not viable at all.

Markets Oddly Calm on Greece — Russia, China, Even USA and Saudis Still in Play

The calm before the storm? Showdown in Europe, and an international chess game with Greece as pawn...

In Europe’s Three-Way Poker Hand, Greek Weakness is Actually Strength

There is a giant three-way poker hand playing out in Europe... and stakes are high.

Wary of Gold Bugs, Bullish on Gold

We now set out to unpack the rationale for doing a 180 on gold...

Australia Joins the Currency Wars, as US Equity Bulls Intercept Bears on the One-Yard Line

Aussie Aussie Oi Oi! The Australian dollar plummeted overnight on a central bank rate cut. And the bulls can’t be counted out until you hit them over the head with a sledgehammer.

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