Contributing Editors' Blog Entries

testosteronepit's picture

Microsoft Tallies True Costs of M&A Boom: Layoffs, Write-Offs, Shut-Downs, Economic Decline

Market Share New York Times That’s what’s beyond the insufferably rosy corporate speak.

GoldCore's picture

Growth of Chinese Margin Accounts Drove Bubble – Now Drives the Crash

China Gambling Global Economy Investor Sentiment Market Crash Switzerland Twitter Twitter Chinese markets bounced last night following drastic intervention by the state when it banned large players from selling their shares in listed companies – arresting the over 30% decline of the past four weeks.

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Click Here for a 5 Minute Vacation

France Need a Quick Break From It All?

williambanzai7's picture


Don't spend too much time wondering why, it just does...over and over and over

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China Fed Governor Kevin Warsh Federal Reserve Janet Yellen Japan Monetary Policy Quantitative Easing Warsh Yield Curve China stocks have fallen by as much as -30% over the past three weeks.  What would Janet Yellen do if the S&P 500 Index was falling by -30% in similarly short order?

GoldCore's picture

Leveraged Chinese “Investors” Learning a Painful Lesson

China Consumer Sentiment Global Economy Greece Twitter Twitter Markets have begun seizing up as sellers overwhelm the system. The China Securities Regulatory Commission, has described market participants as being “irrationally” driven by “panic sentiment” despite there having been no rational basis for the run up in Chinese markets before they peaked last month.

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Systemic "Holidays" Are Coming to Banks, Money Market Accounts and More in the Weeks Ahead

Bond Central Banks China Collateralized Debt Obligations Commercial Paper Federal Reserve Over The Counter Derivatives Reality As the next Crisis unfolds, it will more and more difficult to get your money out of the financial system.

williambanzai7's picture

MeeT THe CHiNeSe TRaDiNG DoGS...

Every dog have it's bad trading day...

EquityNet's picture

Department Of Labor Announces Raise For Overtime Threshold

goldman sachs Goldman Sachs Obama Administration The DOL recently proposed raising the overtime threshold from $23,600 to $50,400 making this only the second time they’ve addressed the issue since 1975. According to the department, 62 percent of workers qualified for overtime back then, whereas today, only eight percent do. At the current overtime threshold, Americans would have to live below the poverty threshold ($24,008 for a family of four) before a jobholder could qualify for overtime. 

Secular Investor's picture

Silver Craters: Exhaustion, Capitulation ... Or Opportunity Ahead?

Bear Market Precious Metals Twitter Twitter We are entering the final phase of a cyclical bear market...

williambanzai7's picture

VaRouFaKiS vs THe SQuiD...

Hey, what's that sucking noise...

GoldCore's picture

Faber: “Wake Up, People of the World! Greece Will Come to You …Very Soon”

Central Banks China Creditors Global Economy Greece Italy Marc Faber Portugal Twitter Twitter “Wake up, people of the world and investors! Greece will come to your neighbourhood very soon, maybe not this year but next year or whenever…because the world is over-indebted and defaults will follow or they’ll have to create very high inflation rates”.

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Top Corrupt Leaders in the World

8.5% Corruption France India Japan Nuclear Power Transparency Ukraine Corruption has been the coveted jewel in everybody’s crown since antiquity. Aristotelian philosophy believed that everybody who had power could become corrupt.

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