Netherlands

Tyler Durden's picture

World Trade Collapses Most Since Crisis





One question now dominates the global macro discussion: has subdued global growth and trade become the norm in the post-crisis world? That is, have lackluster growth and trade become structural and endemic rather than transient and cyclical? Spoiler alert: Yes.

 
Tyler Durden's picture

Cable Crashes Below 1.40 For First Time In 7 Years, Brexit Risks Soar As Farage Crushes Cameron





For the first time since March 2009, GBPUSD is back below 1.40. Despite Camron's "Project Fear" and desperate attempts to spin British opinion (2 different polls yesterday showed 37% want to leave and 51% want to leave), investors are growing increasingly concerned as Nigel Farage exposes the ugly truths about Cameron's so-called "deal and FX and credit markets spike to extreme relative risk levels.

 
Tyler Durden's picture

Steen Jakobsen Explains What Brexit Really Means: "No Good Outcomes To This"





"If Britain does vote No the case for a European Union will collapse – the move away from common law and equal treatment has been for everyone to see."

 
Tyler Durden's picture

Frontrunning: February 17





  • Futures rise as oil gains hold steady (Reuters)
  • China promises economic stability as G20, parliament loom (Reuters)
  • Obama scolds Senate Republicans for Supreme Court threat (Reuters)
  • China Deploys Missiles on Disputed South China Sea Island (WSJ)
  • China Ramps Up Rhetoric, Plans New Steps to Juice Up Economy (BBG)
  • China Loses Control of the Economic Story Line (WSJ)
 
Tyler Durden's picture

Frontrunning: February 16





  • Oil eases off highs after output freeze agreement (Reuters)
  • Saudis and Russia agree to oil output freeze, Iran still an obstacle (Reuters)
  • China Loses Control of the Economic Story Line (WSJ)
  • Obama starts work to pick Supreme Court justice amid political 'bluster' (Reuters)
  • The Never-Ending Story: Europe’s Banks Face a Frightening Future (BBG)
  • Apollo Global to buy security services company ADT for $7 billion (Reuters)
 
Tyler Durden's picture

Frontrunning: February 11





  • Gold Roars to One-Year High as Turmoil Drives Safe Haven Demand (BBG)
  • Banking Stocks Pummeled in Europe (WSJ)
  • Dollar, stocks plunge sparks scramble for safety (Reuters)
  • Nymex Crude Slips Below $27 a Barrel (WSJ)
  • No Respite for S&P 500 as U.S. Stock Futures Join Global Selloff (BBG)
 
Tyler Durden's picture

Facebook's War On Freedom Of Speech





In lieu of violence, speech is one of the best ways for people to vent their feelings and frustrations. Remove the right to speak about your frustrations and only violence is left.

 
Tyler Durden's picture

How Billionaires Are Investing In 2016: "The Only Winning Move Is Not To Play The Game"





"The world’s central banks can’t save us anymore." That was the message from some of the world’s most prominent investors at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, on Friday. Each was resistant to putting on fresh positions and expected asset prices to head downward. In short, they say, the only winning move is not to play the game. “The trade now is to hold as much cash as possible,” said Nikhil Srinivasan, chief investment officer for Generali, a European insurer with $480 billion in assets. “Equity markets could go down 15% to 20%.”

 
Tyler Durden's picture

"Our Europe Is Dying": German Youth Blast Merkel's "Multicultural Utopia"





"Your politics sacrifice our traditions and values for a multicultural utopia. Identity is valuable and we are becoming aware of it again."

 
Tyler Durden's picture

We Know How This Ends - Part 2





In the end we all know that “informal central bank cooperation” doesn’t really amount to anything.  That lesson could be applied to the Bundesbank “selling dollars” in 1969, the PBOC “selling UST’s” in 2015 or the worthless, useless Federal Reserve RRP in 2016.  They really don’t know what they are doing, they never have and it truly doesn’t matter fixed or floating.  Adjust accordingly because we know how this ends; we’ve already seen it.

 
Tyler Durden's picture

Dutch Politician: Male Refugees Are "Testosterone Bombs," Must Be Locked Up To Save Women From "Sexual Jihad"





"I propose we lock the male asylum seekers up in the asylum centers to keep our women safe from Islamic testosterone bombs."

 
Tyler Durden's picture

Frontrunning: January 19





  • Spot the common thread: China's growth hits quarter-century low, raising hopes of more stimulus (Reuters)
  • And here: China stocks climb on hopes for new economic stimulus (Reuters)
  • Welcome to the Crisis Economy, Where Tumult Reigns (WSJ)
  • IEA Sees Risk of World Drowning in Oil (BBG)
  • IEA Sees Iran's Return Intensifying Battle for Europe Oil Market (BBG)
  • China 2015 power, steel output drop for first time in decades (Reuters)
 
Tyler Durden's picture

Global Markets Slide, US Futures Wipe Out Overnight Gains In Volatile Session





European shares tumbled, wiping out gains from a two-day rally, Asian stocks slid and the cost of insuring corporate debt rose as investor concern over global growth prospects resurfaced. U.S. equity-index futures pared gains of as much as 0.9 percent. Government bonds rose, with yields falling to records in Japan and China amid anxiety over the world economy. U.S. crude prices stabilized after dropping below $30 a barrel on Tuesday to touch the lowest since 2003 as Iran moved closer to boosting exports.

 
Syndicate content
Do NOT follow this link or you will be banned from the site!