Contributing Editors' Blog Entries

Bruce Krasting's picture

Obama on Corporate Taxes – “Whatever GE wants”

I think the Obama-Immelt love affair will end badly. Immelt's proposal on taxes is what you would expect. Self Serving.

Stone Street Advisors's picture

"In A World of Finite Resources, We Have to Make Choices"

The Runway Is reducing risk always worth the price?

williambanzai7's picture

HeY, WHat ABouT THe IMF?

What about it?

madhedgefundtrader's picture

Why Gold is Only Taking a Rest

The global “RISK OFF” trade takes its toll. But for the barbarous relic, this is only a breather. The average Chinese gold holding is $36 per person compared to $1,197 in the US. Expect the former to rise a lot. The trade is moving to the Middle Kingdom. The US is still on top with reserves, but ETF’s are catching up fast. That is unless the gold bars in Fort Knox are actually made of lead with gold paint. Still looking for $2,300.

williambanzai7's picture


“When you're born you get a ticket to the freak show. When you're born in America, you get a front row seat.”--George Carlin

Leo Kolivakis's picture

Lunch With A Bear

Earlier this week, I had lunch with a friend of mine who is still bearish...

asiablues's picture

Slow Relief at the Pump As Gasoline Decouples From Crude Oil

Crude Crude Oil With the record retreat in crude oil prices, many consumers are expecting big retail price drops by Memorial Day weekend. But this time around, the decoupling of gasoline and crude oil would mean gasoline prices may be harder to drop.

Bruce Krasting's picture

Blame the Fed for commodity speculation

Don't blame the specs. Look what's drawing the specs to the fire.

4closureFraud's picture

Game On | Deutsche Bank, Akerman Sentertfitt Sues Lynn Szymoniak's Son With No Financial Interest In Her Case

Deutsche Bank I apologize for the language but, FUCK YOU Akerman Sentertfitt / Deutsche Bank.

CapitalContext's picture

Capital Context Update: Themes in a Flat Market Week

While equities are credit closed almost unch from last Friday but at their lows/wides of the week, there was plenty under the surface that clearly signals derisking is rife and discrimination active. HY dispersion and CMBX tranches among others point to some cyclical turning points that do not auger well.

Leo Kolivakis's picture

Have Pensions Lost The Battle With Ratings Firms?

ratings It's disgusting. Ratings firms got off scot-free but are pensions desperately trying to deflect attention from their own fiduciary responsibility?

Michael Victory's picture

What does a trillion dollars look like?

Zeros are cool. I was one.

Stone Street Advisors's picture

Those Who Fail to Learn From History, Part 729,842: YOKU

Fail Don't worry, your "investment" is safely protected by "contractual arrangements..."

Pivotfarm's picture

Market Data Sheets May 13th

S&P 500, Dow Jones, Nasdaq, Russell 2000, Nymex Crude Oil, Comex Gold, EURUSD, GBPUSD, USDJPY

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