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  1. searcher

    Business News & Views - Metals, Markets, Shipping, Energy, More

    Rather than continuing the weekly "R.T.M. ~ Frontrunning ~" thread decided to start a daily business news, views & commentary thread along the same lines. Feel free to join in.
  2. mayhem

    Is what is happening with USPS normal?

    I shipped two boxes registered, insured to Provident Metals last Wed. The clerk asked me what was in them (4 bags of 90% coin in 2 boxes) and I declined to answer, because what does it matter as I insured them for 13k each and paid dearly for that. They left here went to Miami and have now been...
  3. searcher

    R.T.M. ~ Frontrunning ~ 34th Ed., Vol.2 ~ August 22nd - 26th

    US Futures Fall, European Stocks Rise As Stronger Dollar Sends Oil Lower by Tyler Durden Aug 22, 2016 6:34 AM European stocks rose and US S&P futures fell after the dollar strengthened following the latest hawkish comments from Fed vice-chair Stanley Fischer signalled that a...
  4. searcher

    R.T.M. ~ Frontrunning ~ 32nd Ed., Vol.2 ~ August 8th - 12th

    S&P To Open At New Record High As Commodities Rise, China Trade Disappoints by Tyler Durden Aug 8, 2016 6:29 AM The meltup continues with the S&P500 set to open at new all time highs as futures rise 0.2% overnight, with European, Asian stocks higher, as job data pushed MSCI Asia Pacific...
  5. searcher

    R.T.M. ~ Frontrunning ~ 31st Ed., Vol.2 ~ August 1st - 5th

    Euro Stocks Reverse Early Gains Dragged Lower By Slumping Banks; US Futures Flat; Crude Slides by Tyler Durden Aug 1, 2016 6:52 AM Following last Friday's shocking weak US GDP print, Asian stocks jumped to an 11 month high on reduced prospects of a near-term rate hike, while...
  6. searcher

    R.T.M. ~ Frontrunning ~ 27th Ed., Vol.2 ~ July 4th - 8th

    Precious Metals Surge Continues, As Does Italian Bank Pain, In Holiday-Shortened Session by Tyler Durden Jul 4, 2016 7:12 AM In today's US holiday-impacted session, the biggest overnight story was the dramatic surge in precious metals, which saw silver briefly soar above $21 following a...
  7. searcher

    R.T.M. ~ Frontrunning ~ 24th Ed., Vol.2 ~ June 13th - 17th

    Frontrunning: June 13 by Tyler Durden - Jun 13, 2016 7:37 AM Chaos, Carnage Amid Orlando Rampage (WSJ) FBI Twice Probed Orlando Gunman (WSJ) How the Orlando Shooting Unfolded (WSJ) Brexit fear factor sends stocks spinning (Reuters) Pound Judgment Day Means Either Drop to 30-Year Low or...
  8. searcher

    R.T.M. ~ Frontrunning ~ 23nd Ed., Vol.2 ~ June 6th - 10th

    Frontrunning: June 6 by Tyler Durden - Jun 6, 2016 7:32 AM Yellen faces fine balance on Fed rate hike after job growth tumbles (Reuters) Oil Advances as Abu Dhabi Sees $60 Crude on Shrinking Surplus (BBG) China to submit 'negative list' for U.S. investment treaty talks next week...
  9. searcher

    R.T.M. ~ Frontrunning ~ 20th Ed., Vol.2 ~ May 16th - 20th

    Frontrunning: May 16 Submitted by Tyler Durden on 05/16/2016 07:32 -0400 European Stocks Fall as Chinese Economic Data Disappoint (WSJ) Oil Climbs to Highest Since November as European Shares Retreat (BBG) Yen weakens on Japan intervention talk before G7 meets (Reuters) Wall Street’s Bond...
  10. searcher

    R.T.M. ~ Frontrunning ~ 13th Ed., Vol.2 ~ Mar 28th - Apr 1st

    Frontrunning: March 28 Submitted by Tyler Durden on 03/28/2016 07:40 -0400 Terror Network’s Web Sprawls Beyond Brussels and Paris (WSJ) Dollar firms, Asia stocks slip as U.S. data, Fed comments awaited (Reuters) Pakistanis hunt militants behind blast that killed at least 70 (Reuters)...
  11. searcher

    R.T.M. ~ Frontrunning ~ 11th Ed., Vol.2 ~ Mar 14th - 18th

    CR - Schedule for Week of March 13, 2016 http://www.calculatedriskblog.com/2016/03/schedule-for-week-of-march-13-2016.html CR - Goldman: FOMC Preview 03/13 http://www.calculatedriskblog.com/2016/03/goldman-fomc-preview.html LT - Outlook for Week of March 14...
  12. searcher

    R.T.M. ~ Frontrunning ~ 10th Ed., Vol.2 ~ Mar 7th - 11th

    SA - Real time news 03/06 http://seekingalpha.com/market-news CR - Schedule for Week of March 6, 2016 Read more at http://www.calculatedriskblog.com/2016/03/schedule-for-week-of-march-6-2016.html#qM8CCT5vr5mi1DoX.99 TBP - 10 Sunday Reads 03/06 http://ritholtz.com/2016/03/sunday-reads-41/...
  13. searcher

    R.T.M. ~ Frontrunning ~ 8th Ed., Vol.2 ~ Feb 22nd - 26th

    MtM - Investor: Heal Thyself 02/20 http://www.marctomarket.com/2016/02/investor-heal-thyself.html SA - Real time news 02/21 http://seekingalpha.com/market-news TBP - 10 Sunday Reads 02/21 http://ritholtz.com/2016/02/sunday-reads-39/ Top clicks this week on Abnormal Returns 02/21...
  14. Scorpio

    Interesting metal website

    At this one, you can get metal news, metal for sale or purchases worldwide, and even shipping rates. For instance, a 40' cargo moved by air, went off at $5000 from china to NYC http://www.metalfirst.com/Freight_Price_Detail.aspx?sid=de1a7a8a-876c-402d-99a3-bb9db8893567#
  15. searcher

    R.T.M. ~ Frontrunning ~ 7th Ed., Vol.2 ~ Feb 15th - 19th

    CR - Schedule for Week of February 14, 2016 http://www.calculatedriskblog.com/2016/02/schedule-for-week-of-february-14-2016.html Abnormal Returns - Sunday links: intangible fees 02/14 http://abnormalreturns.com/2016/02/14/sunday-links-intangible-fees/ Naked Capitalism Links 02/14...
  16. searcher

    R.T.M. ~ Frontrunning ~ 5th Ed., Vol.2 ~ Feb 1st - 5th

    TBP: 10 Sunday Reads 01/31 http://ritholtz.com/2016/01/sunday-am-reads-6/ AR: Top clicks this week on Abnormal Returns 01/31 http://abnormalreturns.com/2016/01/31/top-clicks-this-week-on-abnormal-returns-320/ Naked Capitalism Links 01/31...
  17. searcher

    New York-Area Ports Shut Down As Longshoremen Walk Off the Job

    New York-Area Ports Shut Down as Longshoremen Walk Off the Job http://www.nytimes.com/2016/01/30/nyregion/new-york-area-ports-longshoremen.html?_r=0
  18. searcher

    R.T.M. ~ Frontrunning ~ 4th Ed., Vol.2 ~ Jan 25th - 29th

    CR: Schedule for Week of January 24, 2016 http://www.calculatedriskblog.com/2016/01/schedule-for-week-of-january-24-2016.html LT: Outlook for Week of January 25 https://lunatictrader.wordpress.com/2016/01/24/outlook-for-week-of-january-25/ SA: Weighing The Week Ahead: A Dovish Tilt From The...
  19. searcher

    R.T.M. ~ Frontrunning ~ 3rd Ed., Vol.2 ~ Jan 18 - 22nd

    Real-time news 01/17 http://seekingalpha.com/news/all LT: 01/17 Outlook for Week of January 18 https://lunatictrader.wordpress.com/2016/01/17/outlook-for-week-of-january-18/ Weighing The Week Ahead: Can Earnings Season Provide A Floor For Stocks? 01/17...
  20. Goldhedge

    Rail Freight Shipments Are Collapsing – Dave Kranzler

    Rail Freight Shipments Are Collapsing – Dave Kranzler TND Guest Contributor: Dave Kranzler The pundits can disingenuously blame the crashing Baltric Dry Index on container ship overcapacity and find some dopes to believe that fairy tale, but there’s only one explanation for collapsing rail...