• GoldCore
    05/05/2015 - 06:56
    Gillian Tett, markets and finance commentator and an Assistant Editor and former U.S. Managing Editor of the Financial Times, wrote an important and little noticed article last week questioning...

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Econophile's picture

Bloomberg Ignores Major Stock Market Fall in Europe

Stock markets fell very hard in Europe today, but if even Bloomberg.com doesn’t mention it, does that mean it did not happen or does not matter?

ilene's picture

Monday Market Momentum – Down is the New Up

We’ve already seen the banking community write down over $1Tn in losses and survive to screw us over another day – do we really think this little wrist-slap will end them or is this just another example of retail suckers being stampeded out of the sector that is likely to benefit most from QE3?  

thetechnicaltake's picture

Investor Sentiment: The Line in the Sand

Investor Sentiment The two week bounce has served one purpose, and that is put a floor or “line in the sand” under this market.

rcwhalen's picture

Boyce, Hubbard & Mayer | Streamlined Refinancings for up to 30 Million Borrowers

Frictions in the mortgage market have restricted the ability of tens of millions of borrowers from refinancing their mortgages, hampering monetary policy, slowing the economic recovery, and leading to excessive numbers of foreclosures. We propose a streamlined refinancing program that may benefit up to 30 million borrowers...

thetrader's picture

News That Matters

All you need to know.

thetrader's picture

What if Charts?

The return of the Black Swan.

williambanzai7's picture

WHo Do You THiNK BuiLT AMeRiCa?

Labor is prior to, and independent of, capital. Capital is only the fruit of labor, and could never have existed if labor had not first existed. Labor is the superior of capital, and deserves much the higher consideration.--Abraham Lincoln

EconMatters's picture

Wall Street Banks: Too Big To Blame For Subprime?

If history is any indication, the most likely outcome of the FHFA suits against some of the biggest banks on Wall Street could be settlements without admitting guilt.  

williambanzai7's picture


  No one should be surprised that this shit just does not want to disappear quietly.

Bruce Krasting's picture

Danny’s Gone

Not an easy story for me to tell.

rcwhalen's picture

Sol Sanders | Follow the money No. 82 -- India: a perfect storm

India But largely ignored -- what with the dramatic Euro crisis and a threat of double-dip American recession –   is the more important emerging economy, India, now slipping back into its traditional morass.

ilene's picture

Bloody September

Evidence suggests that the conomy has already been in recession, mainstream conomist pundits continue to argue about whether the conomy will have a double dip or not. While they are trying to figure it out, the damage to the financial markets is fait accompli, and will get worse.

ilene's picture

Potential Lawsuit Tanks Banks

Perhaps this is the denouement of a week of scary market rumors that seem to have been designed to stop the markets from breaking too high.

Econophile's picture

The Imminent Failure Of The Eurozone

Eurozone You know those movies with the bomb set to a timer ticking down to øø.øø where the sweaty hero nervously cuts one wire at a time while holding his breath and then at øø.ø1 he stops the bomb? Well Europe is like that except that the bomb goes off and kills everyone.

thetechnicaltake's picture

Mind That Pivot: Copper, Dollar Index, and QQQ

Copper Put this in the category of it ain’t over until it is over.

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