The Bookies Would Stop Taking Bets On This NFP

From Bloomberg's Richard Breslow For today’s non-farm payrolls number, analysts have apparently taken the advice that, “When in doubt, punt. But don’t be a punter.”...

The Strange Reason Why Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey Was "Bounced" From The Trump Meeting

With the exception of the Fed statement, the biggest event of the day was Donald Trump's mega technology summit in New York on Wednesday...

Frontrunning: July 29

Yen, bond yields rise as Bank of Japan action underwhelms (Reuters); Bank of Japan Takes Modest Easing Action (WSJ) Hong Kong shares end lower as...

Cudmore Calls It: "The Correction Has Started"

The last few days - since the post-Trump-speech spike - have seen stocks suffer the worst decline since the election (with The Dow down...

Copper Jumps Ahead Of Strike At World's Largest Mine

While copper stockpiles (at COMEX) are at their highest since 2004, prices have remained relatively high thanks to Trumpflation hopes, China stimulus hype, and...

Weekend Humor: Cynics & Skeptics Beware

"Reject cynicism. Reject fear" exclaimed an exuberant Barack Obama, adding that "America is already great." The problem with all this bravado is... you can't...

Anniversary of Alternative Reporter’s Death

Via The Daily Bell We got the very sad news today, Nov. 22, 2015, that Dave McGowan passed away from cancer at 12:47 p.m.  –...

Factory Output Tumbles In March – This Has Never Happened Outside Of Recession

US Industrial Production peaked in November 2014 and remains down almost 2% from those record highs (despite surging stocks).   This has never happened without...

AsiaPac Stocks Plunge Most In 8 Months As China Money Market Turmoil Accelerates

Hong Kong Interbank borrowing rates spiked to 6-month highs as a combination of central-planning-inspired liquidity restriction and global 'risk-off' strikes. 3M HIBOR spiked 95bps...

CNN Accidentally Airs 30 Minutes Of Hard Core, Transsexual Porn

It was common knowledge that following the presidential election, one which a painfully biased, unprofessionally partial CNN called wrong every step of the way,...

Hedges Are "Pricing A World Almost Free Of Risk" Says BofA: Here's How To...

Over the weekend, Bank of America's volatility experts Jason Galazidis and his team, pointed out that while US equity vol remains at historic low...

Precious Metals Pounded Into European Close – Break Below Key Technical Levels

Precious metals are being pounded once again this morning as we head into the European close. Gold has broken below the 50-day moving average and...

"They're With You"

Whose side are you on?   Source: MichaelPRamirez.com ...

California Farmland To Plunge "20% Or More" As Returns Sink To Lowest Level Since...

Last August we questioned whether California farmland was overvalued by $70 billion (see our aptly named post: "Is California Farmland Overvalued By $70 Billion?"). ...

"We Need To Prepare Umbrellas For A Rainy Day": Japan Gears Up For Trade...

While so far Trump's trade focus was fallen mostly on Nafta countries, and to a lesser extent China, one country that is taking precautionary...