On a recent Monday in April, more than 100 executives from some of the world's largest financial institutions gathered for a private meeting at the Times Square office of Nasdaq Inc.
The speculators that traded $261 billion in Chinese commodities in a single day last week are retreating as regulators prepare to step up control of the market.
The dire prognostication from Carl Icahn about a "day of reckoning" in the markets should not be taken as gospel, fellow billionaire investor Warren Buffett said from Omaha, Nebraska, site of Saturday's annual meeting of Berkshire Hathaway shareholde
Following yesterday's Yen surge in the aftermath of the disappointing BOJ announcement, the pain for USDJPY long continued, with the key carry pair tumbling as low as 106, the lowest level since October 2014 before stabilizing around 107, and is now
With Japan closed, and unable for now to do more damage (or damage control), China stepped in with some modest turmoil of its own by strengthening the Yuan fix by the most since 2005, pressuring the USD weaker for the 5th day in a row. Commodities ha
It is very fitting that on today's April 28th anniversary of the bull market, the day that officially makes this the second-longest "bull market" in history, the market got a stark reminder of just how it got there: through constant and relentless ce
The chart below would appear to be in conflict with the results of a recent Gallup poll regarding stock ownership by Americans.
Just 3 short months ago, we detailed how - thanks to the collapse in China's growth and massive commodity inventory gluts, the cost of renting a Dry Bulk Tanker was less than the cost of renting a ferrari for a day...
Baltic Dry Index (BDI) +18 688 Rates
---Shanghai Market Down 4% This Week
Two days after we posted a note by a commodity trader according to whom "What Is Happening Has Absolutely No Reasonable Explanation" late last night we received another warning from a futures trader, ...
According to a study released by the Federal Reserve Bank of New York in March of last year, U.S. taxpayers have already injected $187.5 billion into Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac, two companies that prior to the 2008 financial crash traded on the New Y
Based on how Americans have been investing, it appears the average citizen really hates the stock market.
There are about as many ways to answer that question as there are investors in the market.
While the robo-traders play tag with the chart points, it is worth considering how it will all end. After all, at today's close the broad market (S&P 500) was valued at 24.3X LTM earnings per share. That is, valuations are in the nosebleed section
Every market participant has pondered the shenanigans occurring in many commodities in recent weeks as Iron ore, Rebar, Copper, and Steel prices have all gone parabolic.
Editor's Comment: The crash in oil and gas prices was deliberately accelerated to undermine several nations around the world whose economies, and social welfare systems, have been overly dependent upon high prices. The prices have destroyed thousan
For bull, no death throes … On Feb. 11, the day that the S&P 500 hit its correction low point, the financial press was filled with commentary from Federal Reserve Chairwoman Janet Yellen backing away from the possibility of four rate hikes in 2016
Goldman Sachs Group Inc reported the worst quarterly results in more than four years on Tuesday as volatile markets kept clients from trading, investing or issuing new securities.
The Dow closed above 18,000 on Monday for the first time since July. Isn't that great news? I truly wish that it was.
Oil prices slid on Monday after a plan by major oil producers to freeze production was scuttled, but a Kuwaiti oil industry strike helped the market pare losses and settle off the day's lows.
Over the weekend, Bloomberg View's quasi-economist wrote his latest laughable article, one which supposedly "explained" how "Everyone Worries Too Much About 'Black Swans'...
Sometimes you have to laugh...
A big move is coming in the S&P 500 and it will take everyone's breath away.
The final auction of the week confirms that something is seriously amiss with the market. On one hand, there remains a substantial (short covering) bid to risk assets;
The initial public offering freeze could finally be coming to an end. Bats Global Markets -- a stock-exchange operator giving the NYSE and Nasdaq a run for their money -- is set to go public on Friday.
The $1 Trillion Short Underlying Stocks' Spring … Short interest reaches highest level since 2008 despite gains … Level is contrarian bullish, sets up powerful rally, says BofA … A funny thing has happened in the U.S. stock market, where rath
There's a lot to worry about in the markets right now.
American investor Jim Rogers is short on all four FANG stocks, according to a report on Financial Times.
Even by The Donald's standards, his 95-minute long interview with the Washington Post was remarkable. He let loose so many stray shots as to leave the establishment press clucking in a chorus of disbelief.