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Smart Money Europe's picture

What’s up with Goldman Sachs’ commodity call?!

China Copper CRB goldman sachs Goldman Sachs Japan Middle East Precious Metals Purchasing Power Twitter Yesterday, Goldman Sachs decided to call the top in commodities. But the markets are telling us something different...


Leo Kolivakis's picture

Process Over Performance?

Black Swan CPI ETC Institutional Investors Real estate Volatility When evaluating a money manager, what's more important, process or performance? Are hedge funds that sell premium (short vol) better than ones that buy premium (long vol)?


MoneyMcbags's picture

Macro News Blows, But Will it Swallow the Market’s Momentum?

CSCO Glenn Beck Gross Domestic Product Japan Market Manipulation Matt Taibbi Morgan Stanley National Debt President Obama ratings TALF The market traded down today as earnings season began not with a bang, or a whimper, but with a


williambanzai7's picture

SOLD DOWN THE RIVER (or how I learned to detest the POTUS)

Barack Obama Ben Bernanke Meltdown Twitter Historic Origin: A phrase meaning to be betrayed by another. Originated during the slave trade in America.


PragmaticIdealist's picture

Here is Why Zero Hedge is Wrong!

Federal Reserve Tyler Durden Tyler may get a lot of things right, but his stance on QE2 is not A-OK.


ilene's picture

TIpping Point Tuesday

China Displaced Moving Average Germany goldman sachs Goldman Sachs Hong Kong Hyperinflation Illinois International Monetary Fund Money Supply Nikkei POMO Rate of Change We've been seeing all year that higher input costs are not being passed on to the consumer - that's a margin squeeze! Do you think the people buying the market up to it's 100% levels didn't know this?


Phoenix Capital Research's picture

How to Vote Bernanke Out

Ben Bernanke Monetary Policy None Purchasing Power recovery Instead of bemoaning Bernanke and his policies, why don’t we all do something about it? I didn’t vote for this guy. None of us did. And yet we’re all paying the price (literally) for his policies. How do we vote against him? Simple. Buy Gold and DON’T buy stocks. Don’t fall for the “stock wealth effect” BS and instead invest in something the Fed CAN’T devalue.


williambanzai7's picture

WaVeS oF PRuSSiaN BLuE

Japan Cesium half life--Radioactive swimming--Waves of Prussian Blue


Leo Kolivakis's picture

Fully Funded HOOPP Up 13.7% in 2010

Bond Carrying Value CDS Counterparties Equity Markets fixed Investment Grade Meltdown Private Equity Real estate recovery Risk Management Risk Premium Sovereign Debt Volatility All cynics who think DB plans are "dead," should read about how Canada's Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP) protected assets during the 2007-2008 financial crisis and has successfully run one of the best fully funded pension plans in the world...


ilene's picture

Money Problems That Never Seem To End: 25 Reasons To Be Absolutely Disgusted With The U.S. Economy

Budget Deficit Bureau of Labor Statistics Federal Reserve Gross Domestic Product Monetary Base National Debt New York Times Obama Administration Recession Unemployment A lot of Americans do not like to read about economics, but what has been going on over the last few years has been nothing short of extraordinary.


MoneyMcbags's picture

Will Margin Pressure Make Earnings Season A Bigger Bust Than Christina Hendricks'?

fixed International Monetary Fund Janet Yellen Japan Meltdown Michael Jackson Middle East Momo NASDAQ New York Stock Exchange Nuclear Power President Obama Reality The market was down on Monday as there was little news to keep the momo of the ponzeconomy™ going as investors await earnings reports...


George Washington's picture

French Nuclear Group Warns that Children and Pregnant Mothers Should Protect Themselves from Radiation

Belgium France Germany Italy Japan Switzerland Should we be cautious, or is this just fearmongering? I don't know ... make your own decisions.


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