Contributing Editors' Blog Entries

thetrader's picture

News That Matters

All you need to read.      

EconMatters's picture

How To Land A Tech Job at Apple, Google and Facebook

Apple Google As dismal as the U.S. employment outlook seems to be, tech sector led by innovation is one of the very few bright spots left with corporations looking to insource IT and Indian firms coming to the U.S. hunting for IT engineers.  

williambanzai7's picture

ViSUAL CoMBaT DaiLY (9.29.11)

"These days many politicians are demanding change. Just like homeless people."--George Carlin

Phoenix Capital Research's picture

The Bailout Gravy Train is Over

My primary point with all of this is that the bailout/ intervention gravy train has come to an end. Indeed, while the lemmings pile into stocks believing in this nonsense, smart investors are already preparing for the next leg down in the markets. The reason is simple: last week’s sell off is JUST the beginning of what's coming.

Phoenix Capital Research's picture

How the Collapse Will Play Out and How to Play For It

  Because of the intertwined nature of the derivatives market, a Greek default could result in systemic risk for the simple fact that if one of the banks that goes down with Greece has extensive exposure to Spain as well, then things could get ugly very, VERY fast.  

EB's picture

Battle for the City of London Tips in Favor of the Queen; Poland to the Rescue

Poland A short time ago, the financial relevance of the UK seemed in jeopardy, but two events announced only yesterday suggest the Square Mile will remain a major player in international trading, at least for the time being.

Bruce Krasting's picture

BIS on FX HFT – “No Problem”

BIS HFT BIS says HFT is not an issue. I think they're wrong.

thetrader's picture

Could Europe be Saved the Swedish way?

What happened in Sweden in early 90's? How they they sort out the mess, and become the Tiger Economy of Europe? Some lessons for the PIIGS Politicians....

Reggie Middleton's picture

I ask the MSM, Why Keep Telling A Joke That's Just Not Funny? Enter The NAR

Bloomberg reports: Sales of U.S. Existing Homes Increased More Than Forecast

thetrader's picture

News That Matters

All you need to read.

testosteronepit's picture

Inflation As Solution: Hosing The Middle Class

The FOMC's stated policy of creating sufficient inflation has been effective: up 36% from January 2000.  But there are victims: the middle class and ultimately the economy.

ilene's picture

EFSF Plan in Europe is no Free Ride

The easy way out of turning to bigger, more solvent governments for bailouts has run its course. The chamber is empty.

Phoenix Capital Research's picture

If Europe is Saved Why Are Corporations Storing Cash With the ECB?

A mere two weeks ago FIVE central banks intervened to help the European banking system. The benefits of that intervention last one week. Things are now so bad in Europe that corporations are now pulling their money from private banks and depositing directly with the ECB:  

ilene's picture

Tempting Tuesday - S&P 1,200 or Bust (again)

This pace of Corporate Profit expansion has now kept up for 10 straight quarters as Government Bail-Outs go straight into the vaults, completely bypassing any possible benefit to US workers.

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