9 Dead As Hurricane Matthew Hammers Haiti And Looks Increasingly Likely To Make Florida...

Hurricane Matthew is currently hovering over Haiti and Cuba, where it has already claimed 9 lives, and remains a "life-threatening" Category 4 hurricane with...

Is The End Nigh? Former FOMC Member Warns "The Fed Is Vulnerable"

Authored by former Fed member Kevin Warsh, originally posted op-ed via The Wall Street Journal, The conduct of monetary policy in recent years has been...

Banks Are Getting Battered (As Investors Actually Read Earnings Reports)

Judging by the exuberant comments from analysts and TV anchors, one would imagine US banks would be soaring. But having dug below the public-relations-spin...

Bullish Or Bearish: The Illusion Of Permanent Liquidity

Submitted by Lance Roberts via RealInvestmentAdvice.com, Yesterday, the markets opened higher but drifted lower into the afternoon as the support behind the markets as of...

Why We Need a Much Better Plan Than Diversification to Survive the Next Couple...

The first time I’ve made the above claim was well over a decade ago, and I’ve stated it many times since, and this time...

Is Trump Wrong On Trade?

Submitted by Frank Hollenbeck via Mises.ca, Trumps claims (see here) that America has lost high paying manufacturing jobs to China because the communist country promotes...

Live Webcast: Jeff Gundlach Kicks Off 2017 With His "Just Markets" Presentation

One month after his webcast titled optimistically "Drain the Swamp", which was a forward look at the impact of the upcoming Trump administration (which...

Hedgers Active As Stocks Hit Record Highs On Lowest Volume Day Of The Year

What we think about when we see the opening ramp like this morning...   Another day, another record high...   And another "lowest volume day of the year"..   Small...

How To Avoid Being A Retail Bag Holder

Submitted by Daniel Drew via Dark-Bid.com, Every single boilerplate disclaimer out there says past performance does not predict future returns. They then proceed to tell...

China Prepares Countermeasures Against South Korea Missile Shield

The recent deployment by South Korea of the controversial US-made Terminal High Altitude Area ­Defence (THAAD) anti-missile system in response to potential ballistic threats...

BARRICADES AT TIFFANY’S: Company Issues Sales Warning Due to Anti-Trump Protesters

The company reported an excellent quarter and the stock is higher by 6.5% early on. However, they issued a warning due to its flagship...

China 'Devalues' Yuan To Weakest Since Breaking The Peg In 2010

With offshore Yuan tumbling in recent days - echoing the collapse in US Treasury bond prices - the spread to the onshore fix appears...

US Sends Aircraft Carrier Toward North Korea "In Response to Recent Provocations"

One day after NBC reported that the National Security Council had presented Trump with three options vis-a-vis North Korea, namely i) put American nukes...

Why Does Propaganda Work? Some People Want It

Submitted by Daniel Lattier viaThe Foundation for Economic Education, There’s a principle in hypnotism that goes like this: A person cannot be hypnotized against his...

When America Was Still The Land Of Opportunity

Submitted by Simon Black via SovereignMan.com, Last week during a long overdue vacation, a close friend of mine recommended reading the autobiography of Rich DeVos...