Archive - Blog entry
September 16th, 2014
Veteran investor Marc Faber, author of The Gloom, Boom and Doom Report, reiterated the need for gold in a diversified portfolio when interviewed on CNBC. "Now, I want to be diversified, I want to own some gold, I want to own some shares, I own the most in Asia, and some in Europe because I think in Europe there’s still better value than in the US, and I own some bonds and cash and real estate."
The Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority (PREPA) Bond: Nondisclosure Agreement Creates Two Classes of BondholdersSubmitted by rcwhalen on 09/16/2014 04:07 -0400
Suddenly, we now have a new class: those bondholders who are under the NDA versus those who are not.
So many candidates to choose from...What sayeth you?
A look at new arguments suggesting that globalization is fragmenting. Are they really new? Are they true?
Generally since 1999, and especially since 2008, the financial world has been dominated by Keynesian lunacy. Collectively, Central Banks have cut interest rates over 500 times and printed more than $12 trillion combating a brief 9-12 month period of deflation.
Singapore and Hong Kong appear to be competing for the a new global gold price benchmark. Further details emerged at the weekend about the planned launch by Singapore of a new 1kg physically deliverable gold contract for the Asian wholesale gold market. Last week, CME announced a new 1 kilogramme gold contract in Hong Kong.
Shove it up your kilt...
Is the US dollar really strong now? We explain why your measuring stick can massively distort your perception away from the reality of facts and truth.
As the old saying goes - If you can't beat them, join them.
Forget the Siren calls of the impending end of days and the imminent collapse of civilization. Here is a non-polemical non-bombastic overview of three key events in the week ahead: FOMC meeting, TLTRO launch in Europe and the Scottish referendum.
Forget the noise... it's time to back up the truck.
Their backroom silence like a cancer grows................
The bottomline: higher rates are coming… and an entire generation of investment professionals are unprepared for it.
Simple review of technical condition of the capital markets. Light on polemical zeal, and heavy on technical analysis.
The longer Abe’s policies fail to deliver the hoped-for economic results, the more intensely they will be implemented.