Blog Profile / Zero Hedge

Filed Under:Business & Finance
Posts on Regator:68268
Posts / Week:248.4
Archived Since:February 18, 2011

Blog Post Archive

The Return Of Fracking To UK? First Permit Issued In Five Years

Submitted by Zainab Calcuttawala via, In a 7-4 vote, Councilors of the county of North Yorkshire approved industrial tests on Monday in a move that will allow fracking in Britain for the first time in five years. The Guardian...Show More Summary

In Latest Market Rigging Settlement, Citi Fined $425MM For Manipulating Interest Rates

Another day, another too-big-to-fail bank gets slapped on the wrist after being busted for blatant rigging of the market. The CFTC Order finds that, beginning in January 2007 and continuing through January 2012 (the Relevant Period), Citibank on multiple occasions attempted to manipulate, and made false reports concerning, the U.S. Show More Summary

"Run For Cover If You’re Short" Gartman Pleads One Day After Saying "2,025 Is A Given"

For today's dose of pre-market entertainment, we go once again to Dennis Gartman, who clearly perturbed by the violent turnaround in global stocks yesterday appeared on CNBC where the "closely followed market-watcher" said the early week's market gains could continue for the next couple of weeks. "Historically when that happens, we carry through. Show More Summary

Feds Probing Potential Insider Trading By Senator Bob Corker

Back in December the topic of insider trading by prominent members of Congress hit new highs when as we reported at the time a "Prominent Tennessee Senator Fails To Disclose Millions In Hedge Fund, Real Estate Investments." The politician...Show More Summary

Emerging Markets Turmoil Signal Pain Ahead For US Stocks

Follow EM or not? That is the big question that BofAML asks as once again Emerging Market stocks are decoupling (lower) from an exuberant US equity market. After a big rally in risk assets today the S&P 500 is up and credit tighter (CDX...Show More Summary

Just Stop It!

Submitted by David Stockman via Contra Corner blog, The posse of fools in the Eccles Building is so petrified of a stock market hissy fit that it has more or less created a Wall Street doomsday machine. After trolling on the zero bound for 89 straight months now, the FOMC falsely believes that it has levitated the U.S. Show More Summary

Are Investors Idiots?

Submitted by Bill Bonner of Bonner & Partners (annotated by Acting-Man's Pater Tenebrarum), Black-and-Blue Crash Alert Flag Let us begin the week “on message.” The Diary is about money. Today, we’ll stick to the subject. Old friend Mark...Show More Summary

Egypt’s Economy, More Trouble Ahead

Authored by Steve H. Hanke of the Johns Hopkins University. Follow him on Twitter @Steve_Hanke. Early last Thursday, EgyptAir 804 disappeared over the Mediterranean, becoming the second civilian airliner in less than seven months to go down while flying either to or from Egypt. Show More Summary

Violent Protesters Storm Trump Rally In New Mexico; Throw Rocks, Bottles At Riot Police

A calm protest quickly turned violently chaotic at a Donald Trump rally yesterday in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Protesters started to gather around 4pm in what until then was a low key protest: they chanted anti-Trump slogans, held anti-Trump...Show More Summary

Tiffany Shares Slide After Biggest Sales Drop In 6 Quarters, EPS Miss, Guidance Cut

Iconic jeweler Tiffany reported Q1 earnings which continued the recent slide in top and bottom line on the back of a clearly weaker domestic and global consumer, and which not only missed the top and bottom line, printing at $891.3MM (exp. Show More Summary

Frontrunning: May 25

Oil nudges $50 a barrel as investors bet on shrinking overhang (Reuters) From hinterland to wonderland: China's 'teapot' refinery boomtowns (Reuters) Peter Thiel Has Been Secretly Funding Hulk Hogan's Lawsuits Against Gawker (Forbes) China...Show More Summary

Gundlach Feels Like We Are Back In December, Says "Stocks Are Dead Money" After A Short Squeeze

In his latest contrarian comments to Reuters, Jeff Gundlach focused on the recent flipflopping by the Fed and its various speakers who are now positioning the market for an imminent rate hike despite the US economy still treading water,...Show More Summary

Global Stocks, Futures Rally, Ignore Sharp Yuan Devaluation On Hopes Fed Is Right This Time

The single biggest event overnight was the PBOC's devaluation of the Yuan to the lowest since March 2011, setting the fixing at 6.5693, the highest in over 5 years and in direct response to a stronger dollar, which however if one looks...Show More Summary

Precious Metals: Fake-Rally Ends, Hostage Markets Return

Precious Metals: Fake-Rally Ends, Hostage Markets Return Written by Jeff Nielson Back at the beginning of 2009, we had a real rally in the precious metals sector. The price of gold increased by roughly 2 ½ times. Silver led the way, rising more than double that amount. Show More Summary

Trump Escalates Clinton Attack, Calls Vince Foster Suicide "Very Fishy"

Just hours after Donald Trump released a clip in which the presumptive Republican presidential candidate hinted at Bill Clinton's sexual transgressions which featured audio of two women - Kathleen Willey and Juanita Broaddrick - whoShow More Summary

US Spy Plane Disrupts Civilian Flights While Spying On Russia

By now we are accustomed to hearing about US spy planes flying recon missions that are either infringing or extremely close to infringing on the borders of other countries - especially Russian borders. A US defense attache has been summoned...Show More Summary

Switzerland Prepares To Vote On "Free Lunch" For Everyone

Submitted by Claudio Gras via, Will the Swiss Guarantee CHF 75,000 for Every Family? In early June the Swiss will be called upon to make a historic decision. Switzerland is the first country worldwide to put the idea of...Show More Summary

China Is Executing To Plan: Foxconn Replaces 60,000 Workers With Robots

Last month we discussed the fact that officials had approved the latest Five Year Plan for China's economy. The ultimate goal of the plan is to overtake Germany, Japan, and the United States in terms of manufacturing sophistication by...Show More Summary

The Global Monetary System Has Devalued 47% Over The Last 10 Years

Authored by Paul Brodsky via, We have argued the inevitability of Fed-administered hyperinflation, prompted by a global slowdown and its negative impact on the ability to service and repay systemic debt. One of the...Show More Summary

Paul Craig Roberts: "Americans Are A Conquered People"

Authored by Paul Craig Roberts, As readers know, I have seen some optimism in voters support for Trump and Sanders as neither are members of the corrupt Republican and Democratic political establishments. Members of both political establishments enrich themselves by betraying the American people and serving only the interest of the One Percent. Show More Summary

Copyright © 2015 Regator, LLC