Contributing Editors' Blog Entries

Reggie Middleton's picture

Just As I Predicted Last Quarter, The World's First FDIC Insured Hedge Fund Takes A Fat Trading Loss

Hey, that FDIC insured hedge fund took massive prop trading losses despite many billions of $ in tax payer aid. If only I were as skilled... For those who believe Goldman is out of the hot water cauldron, all I have to say is watch out for that brother with the spear!

thetrader's picture

News That Matters

All you need to read.

testosteronepit's picture

France and Germany Kiss and Make up, But It's Hard

France Germany The Eurozone debt crisis gets worse. Bankers interfere. And the truth comes out: "The dreams to see the crisis ended by Monday couldn't be realized," says the German government.

George Washington's picture

"Enforce the Laws for the 99%"

Want to know what Occupy Wall Street is about?  Watch this ...

thetrader's picture

News That Matters

Better late is all you need to read.

George Washington's picture

Is Anyone Dumb Enough to Believe that Obama Supports the 99%?

Obama Pretends He Supports the 99% … But He’s a Wolf In Sheep’s Clothing

Phoenix Capital Research's picture

Graham Summers’ Weekly Market Forecast (Resistance Edition)

Given the economic backdrop in the US and Europe, I remain convinced we’re breaking out of this range to the low side. I’ve warned to get defensive for over a month now. This week looks to be a good time to add to shorts as I expect we’re going to likely see a top this week as earnings season kicks into higher gear and the usual options expiration nonsense ends.

Reggie Middleton's picture

French Banks Can Set Off Contagion That Will Make Central Bankers Long For The Good 'Ole Lehman Collapse Days!

Lehman Due to the rampant misinformation and disinformation (please recognize and appreciate the distinct difference) being bandied about, I've decided to run the #s 1 more time and put it right here in this post. 'Nuff said!

4closureFraud's picture

1 Marine vs. 30 Cops at #OccupyWallStreet #OWS VIDEO (Marine Wins)

Marine To the NYPD: "You can laugh all you want but it takes a coward to harm unarmed civilians"

Bruce Krasting's picture

On MMT and Munis

Monday rants against established thinking

RickAckerman's picture

Europe Buys Time with the Vaguest Plan Yet

So lame is Europe’s latest attempt at spin control that Americans could view it as comic relief from our own worries about the U.S. economy’s accelerating death spiral. Creating a global diversion was doubtless a goal of the exercise, which featured Sarkozy and Merkel, president and chancellor, respectively, of France and Germany, posing for the photo-op unveiling of a scheme – sorry, no details at this time –  to put Greece and the rest of the PIIGS on sound financial footing. Never mind that France itself starts to look like a financial basket case if one scrutinizes their books too...

EconMatters's picture

Arab Spring: Counting Costs and [Oil] Profits In MENA

A new study concludes that so far, oil exporters were winners and oil importers losers of Arab Spring.  In aggregate, the Arab Spring has actually provided a positive economic boost across the region worth almost $39 billion.

thetechnicaltake's picture

Investor Sentiment: Buy the Dip

Investor Sentiment Sell offs will likely remain contained as there will be willing “dip” buyers at lower prices.

williambanzai7's picture


Think again...

George Washington's picture

Economists: End Or Drastically Downsize the Fed

It's not just uninformed people who want to end the Fed.

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