Bruce Krasting's blog
-If you're thinking of buying that dream house on the ocean in the Sunbelt, wait a year - there will be some bargains. If you're a seller - call the broker soon....
It rose out of the tropical Pacific in late 1997, bearing more energy than a million Hiroshima bombs.
Tens of millions of people will be affected one way or the other.
"Fuck the CHF and the SNB!" "Those bastards lied to us - I'll never trust them again!"
Have we passed the tipping point for Brazil? We'll know in a few months.
My conclusion is that the SNB deliberately screwed the market, and in the process shot itself in the foot for 30-50 billion dollars. What were they thinking?
Anyone who continues to believes in the all powerful CB after today is a fool.
If you worry about the size of the Fed's balance sheet you should be horrified by what is happening in Switzerland.
The one thing that Jordan can't do in this war is appear to be weak.
The cards in this deck are not aligned the way they were a half-year ago. An Obama veto of Keystone is no longer a sure thing. Proving once again that crude prices have strange bedfellows.
Is this weakened system able to absorb a spike in one-directional volume? Will it step up and keep order? Or will it back off and allow volatility to roar?
As of today, the forecast of fall/winter rain is in doubt.
The CBO report is screaming, "This is F-ed up! Fix this now, or pay a price later!"
CBO and SSA disagree on the most basic definition of financial health - Net Cash Flow