• Knave Dave
    05/23/2016 - 18:16
    This past Thursday marked the one-year anniversary of the US stock market’s death when stocks saw their last high. Market bulls have spent a year looking like the walking dead. They’ve...

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The Biggest Bitcoin Arbitrage Ever?





"Can any of the Joe Sixpacks out there who’ve invested in this Bitcoin ETF to provide us a borrow as shorting it is not currently available..."

 
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Why Hedge Funds Have Rarely Been More Bearish: Highlights From The SALT Conference





Following last week's Sohn Conference, where the overarching theme was one of prevailing bearishness topped by Stanley Druckenmiller's near-apocalyptic forecast that only gold will be left standing after all confidence evaporates in the "magic people" known as central bankers,  yesterday some 1,800 hedge fund industry executives gathered in Las Vegas at the SkyBridge Alternatives Conference or SALT, where the prevalent concern about the future of the world continued, driven primarily by worries about China.

 
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Assessing The Latest Bank Participation Report





The 24 Banks now have a summary NET short position that is more extreme than ever. Will The Banks lose this time? Or will The Banks simply be successful again in rigging prices lower so that they can profitably cover their ill-gotten shorts?

 
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Bloomberg UNMASKED - The Truth about ZH from Forex perspective





Forex is a complicated topic, not covered objectively by the main stream media.  Zero Hedge has been the best online outlet to provide coverage of Forex.  

 
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The Michael Pearson Era Is Officially Over: Valeant Appoints Joseph Papa As Chairman And CEO





The Michael Pearson era at Valeant is officially over. Following a week of leaks that the troubled Canadian ex-rollup will hire Perrigo's CEO, Joseph C. Papa, moments ago the company confirmed this when the VRX board said that it has named Joseph C. Papa to become Valeant's Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (incidentally this comes on the day in which Periggo stock tumbled after the company slashed its 2016 EPS forecast from $9.50-$9.80 to $8.20-$8.50).

 
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China Embraces Gold In Advance Of Post-Dollar Era





To challenge the US dollar hegemony and increase its power in the global realm of finance, China has a potent gold strategy. Whilst the State Council is preparing itself for the inevitable decay of the current international monetary system, it has firmly embraced gold in its economy. With a staggering pace the government has developed the Chinese domestic gold market, stimulated private gold accumulation and increased its official gold reserves in order to ensure financial stability and support the internationalisation of the renminbi.

 
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Investigating Deutsche Bank’s €21 Trillion Derivative Casino In Wake Of Admission It Rigged Gold And Silver





The total size of Deutsche Bank’s derivatives casino is €21.39 trillion, notional.  Inquiring minds may be asking: How much risk is there on €21.39 trillion?

 
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So Called "Trusted Parties", Bank Collapse, the ECB and Blockchains: Watch as I Call the Next Bear Stearns, Again!





I called it once in January 2008 (Bear). I called it 2x in March 2008 (Lehman), and I'm calling it again in 2016. Don't say you didn't know. These proclamations of trust will truly put my analysis - and your capital - to the test.

 
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With Wall Street Bitten by the Blockchain Bug, How Do We Admit the Truth About the Technology's Disruptive Potential?





Bankers and their technology partners say blockchain tech is not disruptive. Lawyers and others say it drops intermediation costs (but aren't bankers intermediaries?). The truth is disruption is unavoidable, and the sooner market participants realize this, the better.

 
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How The Clintons Enabled The 2008 Economic Crisis And Financial Coup d'Etat





"The crash has laid bare many unpleasant truths about the United States. One of the most alarming... is that the finance industry has effectively captured our government - a state of affairs that more typically describes emerging markets, and is at the center of many emerging-market crises..."

 
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Something Unexpected Happened When A Distressed Credit Fund Tried To Liquidate





In May 2015, Warwick's European Distressed & Special Situations Credit Fund liquidated after investors submitted redemption requests amounting to 90% of the fund’s assets. But something unexpected happened" "the problem" as HFA writes, is that "the fund’s remaining assets — encompassing debt and equity positions in Fitness First, New Gulf Resources, Oasis Holdings and Punch Taverns — are too illiquid to be sold."

 
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