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Archived Since:February 18, 2011

Blog Post Archive

25 Banks Said To Fail European Stress Test, 10 In Talks On Capital Shortfall

With the results of Europe's annual AQR, aka Stress Test, due out on Sunday, most had been expecting that despite some rhetoric that various brand name banks may fail, that it would be largely more of the usual: puff. That, however,Show More Summary

Forget "Lower For Longer", The Fed's New Message Is "Sooner But Slower"

Via Scotiabank's Guy Haselmann, If I had to simplistically decipher the Fed’s (often mutating) communication, I suspect that the FOMC is trying to convince markets that it is looking at a multitude of factors and will act accordingly when they deem it necessary. Show More Summary

Burst Chinese Housing Bubble Leads To First Annual Price Decline Since 2012; Prices Drop In Record 69 Cities

It has been over six months since the Chinese housing bubble has popped. What's worse, as overnight housing numbers out of China confirmed, the government has so far failed to contain the fallout, and according to the National Bureau...Show More Summary

Frontrunning: October 24

Doctor with Ebola in New York hospital after return from Guinea (Reuters) Ebola Puts Spotlight on Bellevue, Key NYC Trauma Center (WSJ) Uber Driver Transported Ebola-Positive Doctor in New York (BBG) GOP Gains in Key Senate Races asShow More Summary

Overnight Futures Fail To Ramp As Algos Focus On New York's First Ever Ebola Case

And just like that, the Ebola panic is back front and center, because after one week of the west African pandemic gradually disappearing from front page coverage and dropping out of sight and out of mind, suddenly Ebola has struck at global ground zero. Show More Summary

NYC Doctor Confirmed Positive For Ebola; Contact With Girlfriend (Quarantine) & 3 Others; "Unlikely" Contagious On Subway


"It's Very Extreme" - Drought & Drug Cartels Drain California's Aquifers At Record Rate

"If there's no water for people to live, and you don’t have the basic necessities of life, your population is going to leave," warns the emergency services manager of one California town, warning that as the drought continues (and is...Show More Summary

Despite WHO's Confidence, Mali Becomes 6th West African Nation With Ebola

In yet another blow for the doctors fighting the spread of this deadly disease, AP reports, Mali's health minister says the West African country has confirmed its first case of Ebola. Despite every effort to close borders, quarantine areas, and now send US troops (to do... Show More Summary

This Is Where The IMF's Christine Lagarde Is Working On Her Tan Right Now

Because, we didn't want to say anything, but IMF Head Christine Lagarde has been looking a little pasty recently... They are all off to... To work on "unlocking economic growth" We assume by redistributing their wealth directly...

New York Department Of Health Issues Statement On Suspected Ebola Case

Statement On Suspect Ebola Case From Dr. Howard Zucker, Acting Commissioner, New York State Department of Health The state Department of Health is closely monitoring this potential case and is working with the New York City Department...Show More Summary

Why Amazon Is Crashing: Jeff Bezos' Nightmare Quarters In Charts

The only six charts you need to know why the Amazon dream is over and why AMZN stock is currently crashing after hours to fresh 52 week lows. Total employees and global sales growth: Quarterly Operating and Net Income Operating Margin: whoosh LTM Operating Margin: at 0.1% it is pretty much the lowest ever. Show More Summary

Revisiting Truth's Moment

Way back on August 30, I did a post called Past Fear, Present Fear, which offered up an analog of the VIX (please read it if you don't remember; it's a pretty good post). I would daresay it was one of the best posts I did in 2014, and things certainly unfolded as I hoped they would (although today was no fun for me). Show More Summary

"Why I Will Not Submit To Medical Martial Law"

Submitted by Brandon Smith of, One of the most dangerous philosophical contentions even amongst liberty movement activists is the conundrum of government force and prevention during times of imminent pandemic. All of us at one time or another have had this debate. Show More Summary

Ebola Fears Take Shine Off Panic-Buying Surge In Stocks

Buyback-manipulated earnings produced the low-volume opening face-ripper everyone wanted and stocks took off, recovering yesterday's late losses and not looking back.Trannies were the big winners, led by a resurgence in Airlines (asShow More Summary

Van Hoisington And The Fed's Bubble: "Overtrading" And "Discredit" Always End In "Revulsion"

Excerpted from Hoisington Investment Management's Quarterly Outlook, via Van Hoisington and Lacy Hunt: The U.S. economy continues to lose momentum despite the Federal Reserve’s use of conventional techniques and numerous experimental measures to spur growth. Show More Summary

Chart Of The Day: "Cost Of Living" Edition

If you thought an Ivy League education was beyond your reach financially, try jail in New York City... Thank you Federal Government War On Drugs... h/t @ConradHackett

Why Gold Is Undervalued

Submitted by Alisdair Mcleod via Peak Prosperity, Gold has been in a bear market for three years. Technical analysts are asking themselves whether they should call an end to this slump on the basis of the "triple-bottom" recently made at $1180/oz, or if they should be wary of a coming downside break beneath that level. Show More Summary

40% Of Eurozone Banks Are In Bad Shape

Submitted by Raul Ilargi Meijer via The Automatic Earth blog, David Myers Theatre on 9th Street. Washington, DC July 1939 Reuters has had a busy day today reporting on Europe’s banks and the stress tests the European Banking Authority is set to unveil on Sunday. Show More Summary

Everything You Need To Know About Blue Chip Earnings In One (Ugly) Table

With today's exuberance around earnings (notably forgetting the reality of various bellwether fails), we thought it appropriate to get some context on just what the "market stalwarts'" results look like in context. A third of the companies...Show More Summary

"Real" Stock Volatility In October Highest Since Lehman

While VIX pumped-and-dumped (in a manner never seen before in its history), 'real' volatility of the day to day moves across the major stock indices remains extremely elevated. For the Nasdaq and Dow Transports, the average true range over the last few weeks is the highest since the post-Lehman collapse... Show More Summary

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