Contributing Editors' Blog Entries

EconMatters's picture

Forget China, 'System D' Is World's Second Largest Economy (Infographic)

China Greece Italy Japan new economy Switzerland Tax Revenue Twitter Twitter Unemployment The $10 trillion global black market is now the world’s second largest and fastest growing economy.  

ilene's picture


Copper Creditors default Eurozone Federal Reserve Global Economy Greece Iran Monetary Policy Money Supply NASDAQ Quantitative Easing ratings Recession Technical Indicators Transparency Unemployment Unemployment Claims Wall Street Journal Withholding taxes Stocks usually follow the Fed, but this time when the ECB pumped, so much of it flowed into the US that not only Treasuries, but also stocks, got a lift.

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Investor Sentiment: Is This the End of the Road for the Rally?

Dumb Money European Central Bank Federal Reserve Insider Trading Investor Sentiment Rydex The bulls have the ball in their court and are on the cusp of turning this recent price move into a multi-month barn burner.

williambanzai7's picture

KuNG Hei: GaME BoY/FaT BoY...FaT CHoi!

Enter the the Dragon: "Destroy the image and you will break the enemy."--Bruce Lee

rcwhalen's picture

Sol Sanders | Follow the money No. 102 America’s love affair with China

China Corruption ETC Gobbledygook Hong Kong M2 Newspaper Real estate Reality But those Shanghai office towers across the river in Pudong were already standing empty a decade ago – not that you would know from any contemporary reporting. Former Prime Minister Rhu Rongji publicly pleaded with provincial bureaucrats to stop fabricating figures because it made it impossible for him to know what was going on.

Bruce Krasting's picture

Will the Fed Bring Clarity or Confusion?

Congressional Budget Office Copper Federal Reserve headlines Monetary Policy Unemployment White House For the Fed to continue ZIRPing, Twisting and QEing, it has to support the policy with a bleak assessment on the economy. 

George Washington's picture

Megaupload Takedown: The Real Meaning

ETC Twitter Twitter Is the whole cloud storage model dead after the Feds took down the 800 pound giant of online storage?  

testosteronepit's picture

Friday Night Economic Indices

Central Banks China Gallup Japan Real estate recovery Beer, wine, mood, and San Francisco real estate –with more predictive power than is allowed by law.

thetechnicaltake's picture

Dollar Bull Trend Definitely Over and How This Might Impact Equities

Equity Markets Price Action I am going to say that the bull trend in the Dollar is "definitely" over.

thetechnicaltake's picture

Houston, We Have a Problem

So while we can debate the state of the economy and the importance of valuations, we cannot debate the shrinking and absent volume.

williambanzai7's picture


B+ Dick Fuld I'm not, neither should you...

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