• GoldCore
    01/31/2015 - 05:00
    We are witnesses to an epic failure of planning, statecraft and social justice. Regardless of where your politics be, these elements are critical for a modern globally connected economy to function....
  • Marc To Market
    02/01/2015 - 11:11
    A straight forward discussion of the factors driving the US dollar. 

Contributing Editors' Blog Entries

ilene's picture

Threads In A Foreboding Tapestry

About 6 weeks ago, something changed.

Reggie Middleton's picture

Why Occupy Wall Street When You Can Control Wall Street?

This is what happens when Wall Street protesters organize to the extent that they can actually effect the banks the same way the corporate raiders control the Fortune 500.

thetrader's picture

News That Matters

All you need to read.

thetrader's picture

Shanghai Index surges 3% as food price index dives

Short squeeze moving to Shanghai?

madhedgefundtrader's picture

Take the Free Put on Berkshire Stock.

Static Chaos's picture

Provoking China: Selling F-16 to Taiwan or The Currency Bill?

China Ths U.S. tried not to "needlessly provoke" China on the F-16 deal to Taiwan, but is willing to go all out slapping the meritless Currency Bill on China's face.

rcwhalen's picture

Deliberately Seeking Beta: Interview with Robert Arvanitis

I personally believe that there is no "free" alpha. That said, there is a way to earn returns that may look like alpha, especially if you are an astute student of human nature. You can make a bet when other people are behaving irrationally, as when you buy when there is blood in the street.

williambanzai7's picture


"I went to a boxing match and a hockey game broke out." --Rodney Dangerfield...."I went to a debate and a freak show broke out."--WilliamBanzai7

testosteronepit's picture

Where the Heck is Ron Paul?

Ron Paul The Media Boycott Heats Up.

ilene's picture

Technical Tuesday – S&P 1,200 or Bust Yet Again

Anyway, the short story is that, after seeing the S&P fail at the 1,200 level 5 times in 8 weeks, we take the opportunity of another run-up to take a short position.

George Washington's picture

Protest Demands: Experts Say They’re Not Necessary, Despite Media Whining

Nice try, mainstream media ...

Phoenix Capital Research's picture

We're Fast Approaching the Lehman Event in Europe (Greek Default)

default Lehman   Sarkozy and Merkel continue to make "plans" for what to do... The reality is all they're doing is playing for time while they prepare for a Greek default. Indeed, German officials recently told the Telegraph that a "hard" default for Greece is coming which will feature investors taking a 60% "haircut" on their investments in Greek bonds.   

Phoenix Capital Research's picture

We Had Short Covering in 2008 Too... It Didn't Stop the Collapse Then...

The "powers that be" have lost control of the markets. Both the IMF and the Bank of England have warned we are facing a financial meltdown of historic proportions and possibly the worst ever in history. These are the very groups that are supposed to hold up the financial system... telling us that we're facing a "meltdown."

ilene's picture

Is Germany the Great Savior of Europe?

Germany It's all code for German backstops, which begs the question: How exactly are things going for Germany?

madhedgefundtrader's picture

The Great Copper Crash of 2012


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