Dumb Money

Extremes Are Everywhere

"The complete disregard for 'risk' has never worked out well for investors in the past and is unlikely to be different this time either..."

Emerging Market Debt: Dumb, Dumber, And Dumbest

One of the classic signs that the credit cycle is nearing the end is that borrowers that shouldn’t be getting financed not only get funded, but get it at terms that seem crazy...

Speculators Sour On Gold And Silver

The stars - in the form of smart and dumb money futures contract positions - have once again lined up favorably for precious metals.

Marissa Mayer To Leave Yahoo With $186 Million From Verizon Deal

Marissa Mayer, the soon to be former YHOO Chief Executive, is set to make at least $186 million as a result of the internet company’s sale to Verizon Communications. The staggering figure is over seven times greater than the $23 million "golden parachute" Yahoo said last month that Mayer would receive as part of her planned departure from what’s left of the company after the sale to Verizon.