Volatility

America's 'Fake' Stability & Boobs On Credit

"The longer this fake stability is maintained the greater the collapse. Success breeds disregard for the possibility of catastrophe...Sometimes they do ring a bell at the top. In this case they are shaking fake boobs at the top."

Kass Warns: "The Scent Of Group Stink Is As Strong As In 2000 & 2007"

Golfer Tom Watson once wrote, “Sometimes thinking too much can destroy your momentum.” And most investors and traders, in a reactionary mode, seem to prefer to adopt such a strategy. But, I vividly remember the positive and incessant price momentum in early 2000 and late 2007 that appeared impossible to divert until, all at once, an important change in price trend occurred, seemingly overnight. The market consequences were ugly.

S&P Downgrades China To A+ From AA- Due To Soaring Debt Growth

"The downgrade reflects our assessment that a prolonged period of strong credit growth has increased China's economic and financial risks. Since 2009, claims by depository institutions on the resident nongovernment sector have increased rapidly. The increases have often been above the rate of income growth."

"If This Trade Doesn't Work, You Can Blame Me..."

"Taking the other side of this latest de-dollarization fad feels scary. It is not comfortable by any means...Yet the hard trades are often the right trades... (either that, or you make a complete fool of yourself)"