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Is This Time Different? One Striking Chart Leads To Two Completely Opposite Conclusions On Wall Street

In the past three months, the Fed has unleashed a truly historic amount of liquidity in its attempt to prop up the economy market and avoid a prolonged second great depression, printing trillions in...

Daily Briefing – July 6, 2020

Max Wiethe joins managing editor Ed Harrison to discuss sentiment, the 2020 election, and forward earnings and what sort of impact that will have on markets in the coming months. Max and Ed first...

Gold Bull Market Well Established in Many Currencies

from Silver Doctors: If they continue to try to suppress the price of gold on the paper markets, all that will happen is that the… by Clive Maund of Streetwise Reports We will start this update by...

Fed’s Primary Corporate Credit Facility Is Now Operational

Now that the Fed is buying about a $1 billion in corporate bond ETFs weekly, and as of two weeks ago, starting buying individual corporate bonds out of a list which, as we disclosed...
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Zero Hedge Confirms Fed is Dead

from ZeroHedge: It is always good to have a statement from the coroner when pronouncing death as I did on May 19, 2020. That is when I gave time of death and pronounced “The...

After the Lockdowns, Government “Fixes” for the Economy Will Make Things Even Worse

by Antony P. Mueller, Mises Institute: While it is relatively easy to predict that the postcorona economy will suffer from high unemployment, the outlook for price inflation is not so certain. On the one...

Is It 1999 Or 2007? Retail Investors Flood The Market

Authored by Lance Roberts via RealInvestmentAdvice.com, Is it 1999 or 2007? Retail investors flood the market as speculation grows rampant with a palpable exuberance and belief of no downside risk. What could go wrong?...

America’s Dysfunctional Economy. Massive Unemployment. Economic Collapse

The US ruling class bears full responsibility for the economy’s unprecedented dysfunctional state. What was unimaginable long ago is reality today, redefining what house of cards economic conditions are all about. It’s an unsustainable situation...

Papa Powell Sees “Tremendous Human and Economic Hardship” (No V-Shaped Recovery)

by David Haggith, The Great Recession Blog: Jerome Powell burst the stock market bubble by publicly acknowledging there will not likely be a “V”-shaped economic recovery. He indicated that it will take years for the...

Coronavirus – The Aftermath. A Coming Mega-Depression…

First published by GR on April 9, 2020 What will be next? Is a question on many people’s minds. Very likely the world will never be the same again. That might be good, or...

Robinhood Tightens Up Options Platform After Trader Suicide

In the wake a young user’s suicide, popular trading platform Robinhood has decided to tighten up its options platform. As we sadly detailed here, the devastating suicide of 20-year-old Alex Kearns, after discovering he...

The Fed's Grand Bargain Has Finally Imploded

Authored by Charles Hugh Smith via OfTwoMinds blog, The Fed has backed itself not into a corner but to the edge of a precipice. Though the Federal Reserve never stated its Grand Bargain explicitly,...

The Staggering “Powell Bubble” In Just One Amazing Chart

With three in four finance professionals convinced that Fed is behind the current rally thanks to an unprecedented firehose of liquidity which is anywhere between $8 and $12 trillion based on asset purchases, backstops,...