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Jun 30

Market Talk

Interesting day in bunds where we saw initial weakness as the safe haven bid was unwound, only to see it all reverse…

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Jun 30

Greece Rejects 25th Hour Request to Change Course;

Coordinated Meddling Eurozone leaders are pouring it on thick again today with warning after warning. Yesterday, German chancellor Angela Merkel, French…

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Jun 30

The Die Is Cast

Since the October rally ended, the SPX formed what looked like an “extended distribution phase” in the form of a…

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Jun 29

China Resets The Currency Markets

The Chinese central bank is backing its Yuan with GOLD. This may set the Yuan as a “New Reserve Currency.” If…

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Jun 29

The Kneejerkers

Planning a Greek holiday later this year? Cool. Book the flight now. But not the hotel or the car. Just…

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Jun 29

Gresham’s Law, Value, Bit-money, Naked Shorts!

The situation over in Greece is revealing that Gresham’s law (in reverse) is active and relevant. The weaker bit-money (credit…

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Jun 29

Investing in China

“A frequent question I'm often asked by investors is about how to invest in China." Chinese markets have been soaring in…

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Jun 29

The Greek Tragedy Continues to Set the Tone

The Greek drama, ot Greek Tragedy, continues with a rumored agreement to continue the stimulus in return for promised reforms…

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Jun 29

Sudden Stop Thesis: What Are the Odds of

Four years ago I thought odds of an eventual Grexit were nearly certain. Some people still don't believe so, while…

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Jun 28

It Only Looks Big

Imagine going to the bank. But it’s closed. You try the ATM. It’s empty. That’s the deal in Greece today.…

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Jun 28

Black Swans Emerging! Greece, Russia, EU, 911 ?

In the fullness of time, consequences for prior irresponsibilities develop! Could this be the time for Greece to set off…

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Jun 28

ECB Cries Uncle, Halts ELA Amid Run on

I have been wondering when the ECB would finally pull the plug and put a stop to the ELA. Today, amid…

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Jun 28

Greek Parliament Approves July 5th Referendum

Greece’s parliament voted early Sunday in favor of Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras’ motion to hold a July 5th referendum on…

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Jun 28

On Monday, It’s China Versus Greece

Fear and greed are both getting a serious workout lately, but Monday will be even more fun than usual because…

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Jun 27

Shoot the Dog and Sell the Farm

“If this were a marriage, the lawyers would be circling.” The Economist, My Big Fat Greek Divorce, 6/20/2015 Greece is again all…

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Jun 26

Consequences

Eight years ago, when we thought everything was okay and feisty, Garth-bating Dean Del Mastro was the prime minister’s Parliamentary…

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Jun 26

Investment Advisors Will Be Criminally Prosecuted If They

I have warned that the final stage of collapse of every empire throughout history is when they divide society and…

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Jun 26

Make Sense in this Market & A Look

Currency markets have been all over the board this year. We’ve had some nice trends and some deadly intra-day volatility…

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Jun 26

Greece Bank Deposits Drop to 11-Year Low; Creditors

Delay Game If anyone has blinked, it now appears to be Germany and France, rather than Greece. The latest proposal does…

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