This will twist your thinking...
Further Trying To Define Liquidity
by Jeffrey P. Snider
On December 3, 1999, Enron Communications announced that the company had begun operations selling bandwidth as an energy commodity. After publicizing the venture in May that year, it seemed natural...
federal monetary policy
markets tags: bank balance sheet
Stan Druckenmiller: ‘What Part of “Get Out of The Stock Market” Don’t You Understand?’
May 5, 2016
Jesse FelderBubbles, Buybacks, Corporate Debt, Currencies, Federal Reserve, Gold, Junk Bonds, M&A, Precious Metals, Stan Druckenmiller, Stock Market, The Fed
The big news out of the Sohn...
U.S. Dollar Index
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
US Dollar Index and major financial events.
The US Dollar Index (USDX, DXY) is an index (or measure) of the value of the United States dollar relative to a basket of foreign currencies, often referred to as a basket of US trade...
Janet Yellen's use of one word tells us something has gone wrong
David Rosenberg, Contributor
In a truly seminal speech on March 29th, Janet Yellen used the title, The Outlook, Uncertainty, and Monetary Policy.
I have been in this business for 30 years and have never seen a central bank...
Do Any of the Current Rallies Pass "The Sniff Test"? No.
March 10, 2016
But you can't tame the monster of speculative, legalized looting and financialization.
Everything from iron ore to copper to the Baltic Dry Index to stocks to bat guano is rallying. The problem is not a single rally passes...
Devalue or Die; Negative interest rate wars have begun
Tuesday, February 16, 2016
by Sol Palha of Tactical Investor
Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone, you may still exist, but you have ceased to live.
The “devalue or die” currency wars are picking up steam...
Gold is making a comeback as the world's main currency
Henry Hewitt, OilPrice.com
Paper money, "the Heaven-sent leaf," is nothing new, but it has not always been held in high regard nor previously attained its unquestioned position as the lubricant of trade, financial...
Is bitcoin broken? Prominent developer cashes out
By Paul Vigna
Published: Jan 17, 2016 7:23 p.m. ET
Cybercurrency roiled by network congestion issues
The price of bitcoin plunged 20% last week.
A prominent bitcoin developer has labeled the currency a failed experiment...