Banks Are Holding Trillions In Commodity Derivatives That Could Blow Up On The Oil Price Crash

banksThe American people are feeling really good right about now.  For example, Gallup’s economic confidence index has hit the highest level that we have seen since the last recession.  In addition, nearly half of all Americans believe
NYSE:UCO December 31, 2014 12:21pm

Is This The Start Of The Next Major Financial Crisis?

financial crisisIs this the start of the next major financial crisis?  The nightmarish collapse of the price of oil is creating panic in financial markets all over the planet.  On June 16th, U.S. oil was trading at a price of $107.52. 
NYSE:DIA December 14, 2014 8:41pm

Ellen Brown: Big Banks Will Take Depositors Money In Next Crash

banksGreg Hunter: The G-20 met recently in Australia to make new banking rules for the next financial calamity.  Financial reform advocate Ellen Brown says these new rules will allow banks to take money from depositors and pensioners globally. 
NYSE:FAS December 11, 2014 12:06pm

Charting The Strongest (XLF) and Weakest (XLE) Sectors [Energy Select Sector SPDR (ETF), Select Sector Financial Slct Str SPDR Fd]

money and investingCorey Rosenbloom:  A longer-term comparison reveals the current strongest sectors and weakest sector for trade and position planning.
NYSE:XLE December 10, 2014 5:18pm

New Law Would Make Taxpayers Potentially Liable For TRILLIONS In Derivatives Losses

banksIf the quadrillion dollar derivatives bubble implodes, who should be stuck with the bill?  Well, if the “too big to fail” banks have their way it will be you and I.  Right now, lobbyists for the big Wall Street banks are pushing really hard to include an extremely insidious provision
NYSE:XLF December 8, 2014 4:04pm

“Too Big To Fail” Banks Are Now Bigger Than Ever Before [Citigroup Inc, Bank of America Corp, Wells Fargo & Co]

banksThe idea that the United States is on the brink of a horrifying economic crash is absolutely inconceivable to most Americans.  After all, the economy has been relatively stable for quite a few years and the stock market
NYSE:FAS November 2, 2014 10:08pm

Financial ETFs To Avoid If Interest Rates Stay Low [Select Sector Financial Slct Str SPDR Fd, SPDR KBW Capital Markets (ETF)]

ratesAfter a tough first quarter, the U.S. financial sector started gaining momentum only to slow down in the third quarter. Soft trading volumes, weak mortgage banking activities, high legal costs and sluggish consumer and corporate activities
NYSE:BDCS October 28, 2014 4:36pm

ECB Announces Stress Test Results: Here Are The 25 Banks That Failed

bank stress testsTyler Durden:  As was leaked on Friday, when the market surged on news that some 25 banks would fail the ECB's third stress test (because in the New Normal more bank failures means more bailouts, means the richer get richest,
NASDAQ:EUFN October 27, 2014 11:30am

Bank of America Corp, Citigroup Inc, JPMorgan Chase & Co.: Time To Buy Bank Stocks?

bankGeorge Leong: While it’s well known that technology has led the broader stock market higher, there is a safer and more conservative play for investors at this time, according to my stock analysis. Where? Investors may
NYSE:XLF September 26, 2014 12:38pm

5 U.S. Banks Each Have More Than 40 Trillion Dollars In Exposure To Derivatives

banksWhen is the U.S. banking system going to crash?  I can sum it up in three words.  Watch the derivatives.  It used to be only four, but now there are five "too big to fail" banks in the United States that each have more than 40 trillion dollars in exposure to derivatives.
NYSE:FAS September 24, 2014 5:29pm

Best Ways To Invest For Rising Rates [Regions Financial Corp, Fifth Third Bancorp, BB&T Corporation]

percent rateMarshall Hargrave: Many investors remain unprepared for the upcoming rise in interest rates. But you shouldn’t let the idea of rising rates scare you out of making money. There’s one industry that will pay you to capitalize on rising rates.
NYSE:XLF September 9, 2014 3:06pm

3 Reasons Financial Stocks Offer Good Value [Select Sector Financial Slct Str SPDR Fd]

investIn recent months, I’ve been advocating that investors focus on those market segments that are more reasonably priced with an emphasis on certain cyclical sectors. Six years after the 2008 financial crisis, there are a few cyclical sectors
NYSE:XLF September 5, 2014 4:26pm

Financial System Upside Down-Blame Game On Coming Crash-Bill Holter [Dow Jones Industrial Average 2 Minute]

wall-street-etfGreg Hunter: Financial analyst and writer Bill Holter thinks the powers that be know how shaky the system is and will play the blame game for the coming crash. 
NYSE:DIA September 3, 2014 11:08am

A Cyberattack Could Crash Our Banking System At Any Time [Citigroup Inc, JPMorgan Chase & Co.]

cloud computingWall Street banks are getting hit by cyber attacks every single minute of every single day.  It is a massive onslaught that is not highly publicized because the bankers do not want to alarm the public.  But as you will see below, one big Wall Street
NYSE:FAS August 29, 2014 1:27pm

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