Contributing Editors' Blog Entries

Phoenix Capital Research's picture

If The US Was a Company, It Would be Bankrupt

China GAAP Japan Medicare Monetary Policy Treasury Department Let’s pretend the US is a company...


Phoenix Capital Research's picture

The Market Running Out of Buyers... Except the Fed?

BAC Bank of America Bank of America Countrywide ETC Insider Selling Investor Sentiment Merrill Merrill Lynch Monetary Policy By most historic metrics, the market is showing signs of a significant top. Investor sentiment is back to super bullish autumn 2007 levels. Insider selling to buying ratios are back to autumn 2007 levels (insiders are selling the farm). Money market fund assets are at 2007 levels (indicating that investors have gone “all in” with stocks). Mutual fund cash levels are at a historic low.


williambanzai7's picture

SuPeR DoLe 2011 (BaNZai7 PRe-GaMe WaRM UP)

Federal Reserve Federal Reserve Bank More plays and more POMO girls...


George Washington's picture

Meanwhile, Back In the OTHER Gulf

Florida Mexico Middle East New Orleans NOAA White House Things are not all unicorns and skittles in the Gulf ...


George Washington's picture

BP "Worked Hand in Glove with [the Mubarak] Dictatorship"

BP spreads more love and light ...


Phoenix Capital Research's picture

What Exactly IS the Fed’s Inflation Mandate? 100% Inflation?

Ben Bernanke Bond Federal Reserve Unemployment Remember back when Bernanke claimed that more QE would lower interest rates? What was it… less than six months ago. Strange that this claim would be so far removed from every journalist (and the minds of regulators and Congress) when the markets have proven Bernanke to be an outright fraud.


Leo Kolivakis's picture

Can Markets Save the Pension Promise?

Bond Capital Markets fixed General Motors Illinois Joseph Stiglitz Meltdown New York Times Risk Management Sovereign Debt Wall Street Journal World Bank Can markets alone save the pension promise? Of course not, but that doesn't mean we should abolish defined-benefit plans...


EB's picture

Geithner Gone Wild: Treasury Entertains 100 Year and GDP-Linked Bonds to Fill New $2.4 Trillion "Demand"

BLS Bond Bureau of Labor Statistics callable Commercial Paper Federal Reserve Insurance Companies Italy Japan Krugman None Paul Krugman ratings Sovereign Debt Sovereigns System Open Market Account Treasury Borrowing Advisory Committee Treasury Coupons United Kingdom Volatility Despite Treasury being a few post-SFP weeks from stealing Mubarak's M.A.D. spotlight, TBAC minutes reveal just how it will crowd out the private sector permanently (Sack-Frost makes debut appearance).


George Washington's picture

Mubaraks Have an Estimated Net Worth of $40 - $70 BILLION Dollars

ABC News Bill Gates Corruption Switzerland United Kingdom It pays well to be a dictator who terrorizes his people with U.S. backing ...


Bruce Krasting's picture

Bernanke believes in black science - Hedonics

Apple Ben Bernanke Bond CPI More hogwash from Ben.


thetechnicaltake's picture

TheTechnicalTake: TBT

Price Action Long term Treasury yields are on the rise and breaking out from their current trading range.


Pivotfarm's picture

Trade Against The Retail Herd 4th Feb

Technical Analysis Retail traders are notoriously wrong at picking market direction/tops and bottoms. Most retail traders very naturally seem to adopt a counter-trend stance and this offers very accurate signals for individuals looking to trade against this group. This daily report is designed to help traders focus their efforts on higher probability pairs.


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