• EconMatters
    04/27/2015 - 14:18
    If the DOJ and CFTC is going to be consistent, then they have to indict the entire financial community from the CME, Exchanges, Brokers, Institutions, Investment Banks, Hedge Funds, Management Funds...

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Bruce Krasting's picture

Crunch time?

What's the LIBOR roll-over for year end?

Pivotfarm's picture

Americans’ urge to shop is overriding anxiety about the economy.

While household-sentiment measures are at levels typically observed during a recession, an increase in spending during the third quarter boosted growth to the highest level of the year, Commerce Department figures showed Oct. 27. The schism partly reflects consumer ire with the government’s failure to reduce 9.1 percent unemployment or stem rising deficits, said James Paulsen, chief investment strategist at Minneapolis-based Wells Capital Management.

rcwhalen's picture

Sol Sanders | Follow the money No. 90 The Euro is dead, long live the euro!

President Sarkozy’s call to China’s Prime Minister Wen Jiapao for help in bailouts and recapitalizing European banks is fantasy. Beijing plays a completely mercantilist hand. With its exports threatened and repeated promises to its own increasingly restless to shift to a more consumer-oriented economy, China’s more than $3 trillion in monetary reserves [20% in vacillating Euros] is mortgaged by a deflating dollar and its own incipient inflation.

williambanzai7's picture


  It's Midnight this late October night and Central Banksta Zombies Lurking in the Dark...  

thetrader's picture

News That Matters

All you need to read.

Pivotfarm's picture

Retail Trader Positioning 31st October – USDJPY Intervention!

We ended last week with 88%+ of USDJPY traders long and wrong for many months now. Today Japan sold the yen for the second time in less than three months after it hit another all time high against the dollar last week.  As usual...retail traders are quickly moving position and we are seeing a strong drop in overall long positions to 70.83%. We expect this trend to continue but its important to note that past interventions haven't done a whole lot to stem the tide.

Econophile's picture

Q3 GDP Is A Head Fake

The Q3 GDP report tells us nothing about the health of the economy and it is misleading at best.

williambanzai7's picture


Once upon a midnight dreary, while insolvent weak and weary...

thetechnicaltake's picture

Investor Sentiment: The Best Gains are Behind Us

Investor Sentiment The big change will be the decreasing acceleration in the rate at which gains will occur.

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Steven J. Baum | Foreclosure Mill Fraud Busted by Susan Chana Lask-MERS and Mortgage Fraud Detailed (VIDEO)

If you are reading this "Sloppy Stevie," you might want to watch your back. Looks like you just pissed off all of America...

ilene's picture

Stock World Weekly: Europhoria

"Unless the FCBs step up to the plate much more than they have in the past couple of weeks, either the Treasury market will collapse, or the stock market rally will fizzle, or both. We’re not there yet." Lee Adler

ilene's picture


In addition to the unknown factors impacting the European “solution”, next week the Federal Reserve will have their regular FOMC meeting and statement.

EconMatters's picture

7 Sectors Most Likely To Gain Jobs By 2015

The job market is terrible, and the situation isn’t getting any better.  So where will the new jobs be coming from? 

testosteronepit's picture

Another Eurozone Country Bites the Dust

Eurozone Real estate is Cyprus' national sport sponsored by dumb money—foreigners. But now it's unraveling the finances not only of expat owners but also of the banks and the government.

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