Sunday, May 28, 2017

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A Bearish Positive Carry Trade?

Authored by Kevin Muir via The Macro Tourist blog, The Eurostoxx outperformance of the past month has garnered a lot of attention, but there is another similar trade many investors are missing....

“This Is Probably Just The Beginning” – Chinese Banks Are In Big Trouble

That's not supposed to happen... With the crackdown on financial system leverage underway, Chinese banks (and securities firms) are in big trouble. As we noted previously, China's bond curve is inverted, yields...

American Exceptionalism: Decelerating Population Growth, Accelerating Money Growth

Authored by Chris Hamilton via Econimica blog, Since 1971, and the disconnection of the dollar from a finite gold backing, the value of money (the dollar) has been determined by it's purchasing power versus...

Illinois Democrats In Senate Pass 33% Hike Of Personal And Corporate Income Taxes

Senate Democrats in Illinois, with a final vote of 32-26, have just passed a new budget proposal that includes a massive personal and corporate income tax hike and an expansion of...

Ron Paul Exposes The Presidential Budget Charade

Via The Ron Paul Liberty Report, Presidential budgets are pure hocus-pocus. Government has teams of "economists" who, instead of pointing out that economic laws cannot be violated, concoct formulas that seek to justify...

UK Deploys Army As Terror Threat Raised To Critical, PM Warns “More Attacks Imminent”

In a live televised statement from Downing Street, UK PM Theresa May explains it was possible a "wider group of individuals" could have been involved in the Manchester Arena attack rather...

BBC Anchor Admits “Europe Has To Get Used To Bombings”

A very sad but awfully truthful 30-second reality check from a female BBC host speaking on MSNBC... Source: Liveleak.com "Europe is getting used to attacks like this...we have to because we are never...

Does The World End In Fire Or Ice?

Authored by Charles Hugh-Smith via OfTwoMinds blog, Japan has managed to offset decades of deflationary dynamics, but at a cost that is hidden beneath the surface of apparent stability. Do we implode in...

WTI/RBOB Pop-n-Drop After Mixed Inventory Data

More OPEC jawboning and continued (modest) draws in crude inventories beat production increases and SPR sales headlines heading into tonight's API data and with inventory drawdowns across the entire crude complex...

The Big Short 2.0: BlackRock's Consumer Asset-Backed Securities ETF

Submitted by Daniel Drew via Dark-Bid.com, Scanning the horizon for the next big short has become the ultimate pastime for doomsday investors who relish the twisted pleasure of profiting from others' losses....

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