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Is The 505 Trillion Dollar Interest Rate Derivatives Bubble In Imminent Jeopardy?

May 26th, 2015

dollar money bubbleAll over the planet, large banks are massively overexposed to derivatives contracts.  Interest rate derivatives account for the biggest chunk of these derivatives contracts.  Read more…

NYSE:GLD, NYSE:SLV

Grexit: Remaining In The Eurozone Is No Longer ‘The Base Case’ For Greece

April 21st, 2015

greeceAccording to the Wall Street Journal, Greece staying in the eurozone is no longer “the base case” for European officials, and one even told the Journal that “literally nothing has been achieved” in negotiations Read more…

NYSE:EUO, NYSE:GREK, NYSE:VGK

Guess What Happened The Last Time Bond Yields Crashed Like This?

April 21st, 2015

yieldIf a major financial crisis was approaching, we would expect to see the “smart money” getting out of stocks and pouring into government bonds that are traditionally considered to be “safe” during a crisis.  Read more…

NYSE:EWG, NYSE:TBT, NYSE:TLT

Russian Central Bank Intervention Is Losing Its Mojo, Bond Yields Crash Over 12%

December 5th, 2014

russiaTyler Durden:  The Bank of Russia this week made its heaviest currency intervention in more than a month, according to WSJ, to try to stem the escalating trend of Ruble collapse, but it’s not working. Read more…

NYSE:RSX

Is The Economy Really Recovering?

July 9th, 2013

economyThe mainstream media is heralding the recent employment numbers as evidence that the U.S. economy is steadily recovering.  But is that really true?  The number of jobs created in June was just a little bit more than what is required to keep Read more…

NYSE:DIA, NYSE:FAS, NYSE:FAZ, NYSE:TNA, NYSE:TZA

Unprecedented Carnage Happening In The Bond Market?

June 26th, 2013

market bondsWhat does it look like when a 30 year bull market ends abruptly?  What happens when bond yields start doing things that they haven’t done in 50 years?  If your answer to those questions involves the word “slaughter”, you are probably on the right track.  Read more…

NYSE:DIA, NYSE:HYG, NYSE:JNK, NYSE:MUB, NYSE:TBT, NYSE:TLT

The 441 TRILLION Dollar Interest Rate Derivatives Time Bomb

June 25th, 2013

ratesDo you want to know the primary reason why rapidly rising interest rates could take down the entire global financial system?  Most people might think that it would be because the U.S. government would have to pay much more interest on the national debt. Read more…

NYSE:DIA, NYSE:SPY, NYSE:TBT, NYSE:TLT

Profiting From Japan’s Soaring Bond Yields With This ETF

May 30th, 2013

japanese GDP growthMike Burnick: As investors we’ve grown accustomed to European financial crises triggering volatility in our markets. But the epicenter for last week’s volatility came from across the Pacific instead. Read more…

NYSE:EWJ, NYSE:JGBD

Will Italy Be The Spark That Sets Off Financial Armageddon In Europe?

February 26th, 2013

europeMichael Snyder: Is the financial collapse of Italy going to be the final blow that breaks the back of Europe financially?  Most people don’t realize this, but Italy is actually the third largest debtor in the entire world after the United States and Japan.  Italy currently has a debt to GDP ratio Read more…

NYSE:EWG, NYSE:EWI, NYSE:EWP, NYSE:EWQ, NYSE:FXE, NYSE:VGK

S&P 500 Index: Is There Any Hope For Stock Bears?

January 16th, 2013

market correction bearChris Ciovacco: As of the close Tuesday, the bulls remained in control, but there are reasons to pay attention this week with an open mind: Read more…

NYSE:IEF, NYSE:SPY, NYSE:VXX

Open-Ended QE: A Game Changer For Stocks? (INDEXSP:.INX, SPY, IEF)

August 27th, 2012

Chris Ciovacco: There is no question central banks around the globe are moving closer to more easing and more money printing, which should provide a tailwind for stocks and commodities. Read more…

NYSE:IEF, NYSE:SPY

12 Signs That Spain Is Shifting Gears From Recession To Depression (EWP, XLF, VGK, EUO, EWI)

July 23rd, 2012

Michael Snyder: Where have we seen this before?  Bond yields soar above the 7 percent danger level.  Check.  The stock market crashes to new lows.  Check.  Read more…

NYSE:EUO, NYSE:EWI, NYSE:EWP, NYSE:VGK, NYSE:XLF

18 Signs That The Banking Crisis In Europe Has Just Gone From Bad To Worse (EPV, UUP, VGK, EWI, FXE, EUO)

May 18th, 2012

Michael Snyder: With each passing day, the banking crisis in Europe escalates.  European banks (NYSEARCA:EUFN) are having their credit ratings downgraded in waves, bond yields are soaring and billions of euros are being pulled out of banks all across the eurozone.  Read more…

NYSE:EPV, NYSE:EUO, NYSE:EWI, NYSE:FXE, NYSE:UUP, NYSE:VGK

Why A Greek Exit From The Euro Would Mean The End Of The Euro Zone (EUO, EWG, VGK, FXE, EWP, EWI)

May 14th, 2012

Michael Snyder: What was considered unthinkable a few months ago has now become probable.  All over the globe there are headlines proclaiming that a Greek exit from the euro Read more…

NYSE:EUO, NYSE:EWG, NYSE:EWI, NYSE:EWP, NYSE:FXE, NYSE:IEV, NYSE:VGK

11 Quotes That Show How Worried The Financial World Is About Europe Right Now (INDEXSP:.INX, TNA, TZA)

May 9th, 2012

Michael Snyder: The recent elections in France and in Greece have thrown the global financial system into an uproar.  Fear and worry are everywhere and nobody is quite sure what is going to happen next.  All of the financial deals that Read more…

NYSE:SDS, NYSE:TNA, NYSE:TZA, NYSE:VGK




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