Sovereign Wealth Funds Draining Market Liquidity
Feb. 10, 2016 5:27 AM ET
Wall Street Daily
By Tim Maverick
Most financial market observers point to liquidity from central banks as a prime reason stock markets have gone up so much in recent years.
True enough… But there's another huge source...
What's going on with polar ice sheets?
With the Arctic and Antarctic experiencing below average, if not record-low, sea-ice coverage, climate and polar researchers are scrambling to quantify how ice-loss could effect global sea levels.
By Ben Thompson, Staff February 10, 2016
A tea party revolt over last fall's bipartisan spending increases has House Speaker Paul Ryan scrambling to avoid an embarrassing budget defeat this year
Associated Press Feb. 10, 2016, at 2:27 p.m. + More
By ANDREW TAYLOR, Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) — Meet the new boss. Confronting...
Venezuela malls scale back hours as government cuts energy
By the Associated Press | February 10, 2016 | 4:05 PM EST
FILE - In this April 10, 2014, file photo, people ride the nearly empty escalators inside Sambil mall, in Caracas, Venezuela. Shopping malls across Venezuela are preparing to...
We are changing the format and shortening it up a great deal,
Taking it down to 30 min total, with a quick recap of metals markets, then moving into 1 focused topic.
This week we are going to be talking gold/silver/US dollar and are we on the cusp of the bull.
Oil prices are being driven down by debt
By Myles Udland February 8, 2016 9:46 PM
The price of oil is being driven down by one simple thing: debt.
In a post on Monday, Mark Dow at Behavioral Macro outlined the simple, but elegant and persuasive theory about why oil prices have been driven...
been yapping about this farce for awhile now and how these companies are 'trading' their own stock rather than running their businesses.
and the following was a predestined result IMO,
Companies lose billions buying back their own stock
Big companies have lost billions buying their own shares...
Family That Cheats Together…Pays Nearly $3m For Precious Metals Fraud - CFTC
Tuesday February 09, 2016 12:51
(Kitco News) - After nearly nine months in trial, the Federal Court has now ordered two Florida residents to pay nearly $3 million to settle charges by the U.S. Commodity Futures...
Gold And Silver – Is A Bottom In? Nothing Confirmed.
Posted on February 6, 2016 by admin
Saturday 6 February 2016
Confirm – verb – 1 establish the truth or correctness of (something previously believed, suspected, or feared to be the case). state with assurance that a report or fact is true...
Posted Feb 9, 2016
Gold has been on a roll these past few weeks as it has rocketed from the lows of $1046 on December 3rd to a high of $1200 this past day. That is an advance of 17% and doubtless many are wondering if this is the start of a new multi-year bull market...
Is the gold rally the real deal or ‘fool's gold’?
By Simon Maierhofer
Published: Feb 8, 2016 2:38 p.m. ET
Gold is the rally nobody is talking about. Without much fanfare, gold prices climbed over 14% since their Dec. 3, 2015, low.
Fourteen percent may not sound like much...
Oil industry woes grow as storage levels hit ‘critical level’
By Myra P. Saefong
Published: Feb 8, 2016 5:23 p.m. ET
Storage tanks at Cushing, Okla. are filling up.
The storage tanks at Cushing, Okla., the delivery point for the New York Mercantile Exchange crude contract, are...
The surprising problem holding back the housing market
4 / 29
Beth Braverman 28 mins ago
One reason that tight inventory continues to constrain the U.S. housing market is that homebuilders are having trouble finding enough workers to meet their needs.
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AdBlock Plus, websites draft peace deal so ads can bypass blockade
Eyeo, publishers said to be locked in talks on allowing more banners to appear in browsers
8 Feb 2016 at 20:41, Shaun Nichols
The developer of AdBlock Plus is in talks with website owners to seal a deal that would allow more...
UPDATE 1-China FX reserves fall almost $100 bln to lowest since May 2012
* FX Reserves fall for third month in a row
* Central bank tightens capital controls (Adds background, economist comment)
Feb 7 China's foreign reserves fell for a third straight month in January, as the central bank...
BoJ Policymakers Deeply Divide Over Negative Rate
Monday February 08, 2016 1:48 AM
TOKYO ( Alliance News ) - Bank of Japan policymakers were deeply divided over the negative interest rate decision in January, summary of opinions showed Monday.
Policymakers took the interest...
PRECIOUS-Gold hits new 3-month high on global economy concerns
* Gold extends gains after rising 5 pct last week
* Gold ETF holders add to physical position -SPDR
* Speculators boost bullish bet in COMEX gold to 3-month top (Updates throughout, adds comment, changes dateline to LONDON from...
Love 'em or hate 'em, or have no dog either way, these guys are just flat good at what they do.
When Nic Price went on his run pre-Tiger, his irons were something to see.
As you move to the Tiger era, the guy just flat dominated with attitude and ability. The others all knew he was top dog and...
Why a January jobs slowdown may not be a bad sign
By Jeffry Bartash
Published: Feb 4, 2016 2:19 p.m. ET
Here’s what to watch in first U.S. employment report of 2016
Fewer Americans probably found new jobs in January than they did in December. But that doesn’t mean the U.S. government’s...