Posts Tagged ‘market’

We Just Witnessed The 4th Largest Single Day Point Decline In U.S. Stock Market History

By Michael Snyder You had better buckle up, because it looks like we are in for a bumpy ride.  On Wednesday, the Dow Jones Industrial Average was down a whopping 800 points.  Not only was that the worst day of 2019, but as you will see below, there have only been three days in U.S. […]

A One Day Stock Market Plunge Of 48%! A Major Financial Crisis In Argentina Is Happening Right Now

By Michael Snyder We are watching a complete and utter financial meltdown unfold in Argentina, and many are concerned that the panic could start spreading elsewhere.  When you go into way too much debt and you just keep devaluing your currency, this sort of thing is inevitably going to happen, and this is why I […]

Photos: People trading at livestock market ahead of Eid al-Adha festival in Hamedan

Tasnim | Abdolrahman Rafati: This is a cattle market set up in Hamedan in the run up to Eid al-Adha. Every year thousands of animals are brought to this makeshift market to be sacrificed. Eid al-Adha, is also known as a festival of the sacrifice in honor of the willingness of the Prophet Ibrahim to […]

The Five Letter Word Behind Yesterday’s Dramatic Market Surge

First thing on Monday, before the market cracked with equities puking and the Dow tumbling almost 1000 points before closing down 767, its biggest drop of 2019, we warned that a selling avalanche was imminent for one reason: “extreme negative gamma” positioning among traders, which explained in simple English meant that too many traders were […]

MARKET PLUNGES: Metals SKYROCKET!

We Bring You This Critical Alert, Contributed By CrushTheStreet.com and Their Editor, Kenneth Ameduri, Who I regard as an expert on investing in these critical times. Just as soon as retail investors thought it was safe to go back into the markets, it looks like buy-the-dip has finally stopped working – unless you’re buying the dip in precious […]

Labor Market Slowing: Job Openings Drop To 4 Month Low As Hiring Slows Most In 2 Years

Just in case the last few payrolls reports weren’t sufficient to inform the general public that the US economy is slowing, moments ago we got the latest JOLTS which confirms that the US labor market is going through a rough patch, as the total number of job openings printed at 7.348 million, which while above […]

Yemeni Civilians in Crowded Market Pay with Their Lives as Trump Keeps Building Saudi Arsenal

SADAA, YEMEN — At least 14 civilians, including four children, were killed and at least 26 injured when Saudi Arabia targeted the crowded Al-Thabit Market in the border town of Qataber in Yemen’s Sadaa province on Monday. The airstrike occurred at a time when the market was crowded with shoppers. At least 10 of the […]

Iran to launch Integrated Currency Market in early August: CBI

The Central Bank of Iran (CBI) has announced that a long-anticipated initiative for launching an integrated market that could positively impact currency exchanges in the country will take shape next month. The CBI said in a statement on Saturday that the Integrated Currency Market will open as of August 12, concurrent with a major religious […]

BoJo’s cabinet – a free market Taliban unleashed

There’s wielding the knife and there’s wielding the knife, and Johnson, with his merciless cull of Theresa May’s deadwood from his new cabinet, has moved with the alacrity of the leader of a right-wing coup rather than a democracy to assemble around him a cabinet of ideologues, Russophobes, and politicians from the far reaches of […]

Will History Repeat Itself In The Gold Market?

Authored by Erik Lytikainen  via RealInvestmentAdvice.com, Mark Twain once said, “history doesn’t repeat itself, but it often rhymes.”  Since President Nixon removed the gold standard in the early 1970s, gold has seen several significant rallies, all of which have similar wave characteristics.  Gold rallies seem to rhyme. The first two price rallies began in 1971 […]

Dow 27,000? I Think That We Have FINALLY Reached Peak Stock Market Absurdity

By Michael Snyder Even though everything else seems to be going wrong, the stock market just continues to soar to new record highs.  In fact, the Dow Jones Industrial Average closed above 27,000 for the first time ever on Thursday.  Investors continue to relentlessly believe that bright days are ahead even though we are on […]

Blain: Is Boeing About To Trigger The Next Market Crash

Blain’s morning porridge, submitted by Bill Blain All eyes on what Powell tells Washington today, but a number of Porridge Readers called to tell me I’m wrong about summer risks! They think my expectation for a long worried nervous but stable summer before markets are bailed out by accommodative central banks in late Q3 is […]

Tehran hosts 3rd Intl. Stock Market Stars Competition

Yusef Jalali  Press TV, Tehran   The third edition of the League of Stock Market Stars, held by Iran’s Securities and Exchange Organization has kicked off in the capital Tehran. The event drew Iranian and international students to compete in Iran’s exchange market with capitals provided by the organizer. Press TV’s Yusef Jalali reports. […]

U.S. Stock Market Hits A New Record High, But What’s Really Going On?

Authored by Michael Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, As Americans head off to Independence Day celebrations, they’ll be greeted with a plethora of headlines about record highs in the U.S. stock market. What I find most interesting about the latest bout of exuberance is the fact that priced in gold, stocks remain far below last […]

Nomura: We Are Seeing Virtually No Adjustments To The Market’s 100 bps Of Rate Cut Expectations

This weekend’s “truce” outcome may have been just as the market expected, and yet that did not prevent stocks from reacting as if what happened was the best possible – and unexpected – case. And, as we noted earlier, and as Nomura’s Charlie McElligott notes, global equities, risk FX and Asian Commodities-futures go “mongo” overnight […]

74% Of US Housing Market Unaffordable For Average American

ATTOM Data Solutions published its 2Q19 US Home Affordability Report, which reveals median home prices last quarter weren’t affordable for the average American in 74% (353 of 480 counties) of the counties analyzed. The most unaffordable counties, the reported noted, were in Los Angeles County, California; Cook County (Chicago), Illinois; Maricopa County (Phoenix), Arizona; San […]

Free-market conservatives are wrong: It will take federal government action to break up the monopolies of Google and Facebook

(Natural News) Conservative thinkers, pundits, and politicos have been reluctant to call on the Trump administration to intervene — with regulations, with policies, with rules — and Congress — with new legislation — against the growing power of Google, Facebook, Twitter, and other social media giants. That’s because as conservatives they believe […]

Blain: "We’re Nearing The Moment When Everyone Tries To Exit The Bond Market At The Same Time – It Will Be 2007 Again"

Blain’s Morning Porridge, from Bill Blain of Shard Capital “They agreed that it was neither possible nor necessary to educate people who never questioned anything.” Apologies about y’day’s outstandingly bad Typo! I was wrong when I wrote the volume of negative yielding Global Debt is around $12.5 bln. It is around $13 trillion! What’s a […]

In the Fetal Body Part Market, an Unborn Baby’s Brain Sells for $3,340

There are dollar values on organs from unborn children that have been aborted, according to a special House panel investigation. And these dollar values are in the thousands. Republicans on the special House panel investigating the transfer of fetal tissue from aborted babies presented evidence in a hearing in 2016 that actually broke down the […]

Meanwhile In China, Echoes Of Lehman As Interbank Market Freezes

One month ago we wrote that in the aftermath of the shocking government May 24 seizure of Baoshang Bank – not shocking because the bank failed as most Chinese banks are insolvent if left to their own devices due to the real, and far higher levels of non-performing loans, but because the government allowed it […]

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