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Jan 23, 2020 - 05:59:20 PST

IFF Chief Warns of 'White Elephants' Amid Record Global Debt

With global debt set to exceed $257 trillion in the first quarter of 2020, the head of the Institute of International Finance (IIF) has warned that "white elephants" in emerging markets could pose a problem.

Jan 23, 2020 - 05:52:40 PST

China Central Bank to Lower Funding Costs, Prevent Debt & Inflation Risks

The central bank will continue to lower financing costs for the economy, but it must prevent leverage ratios from rising & should also consider inflation pressure...

Jan 23, 2020 - 05:45:33 PST

How China Overtook the U.S. as the World’s Major Trading Partner

China has become the world's major trading partner – and now, 128 of 190 countries trade more with China than they do with the United States.

Jan 23, 2020 - 05:38:13 PST

Watch ECB's Lagarde on Greenwashing Central Bank Policy Will Save Europe

Having kept rates unchanged and done nothing to signal a slowdown in money-printing malarkey, most investors eyes and ears will be glued to ECB President Lagarde's 'strategic review'...

Jan 23, 2020 - 05:36:29 PST

Yes, Rates Are Still Going To Zero, The Fed is trapped...

“If the U.S. economy entered a recession soon and interest rates fell in line with levels seen during the moderate recessions of 1990 and 2001, yields on even longer-dated Treasury securities could fall to or below zero.”

Jan 23, 2020 - 04:57:16 PST

ECB Keeps Rates, QE Unchanged; Launches First Strategy Review In 17 Years

The Governing Council also announced that it would launch the first review of its monetary policy strategy for the first time since 2003 in a rethink after years of radical monetary stimulus struggled to revive inflation...

Jan 23, 2020 - 04:55:06 PST

ECB to Launch Review That Will Redefine Its Mission and Tools

The euro zone’s central bank has fallen short of its inflation target of just under 2% for years despite increasingly aggressive stimulus measures under Lagarde’s predecessor...

Jan 23, 2020 - 04:52:09 PST

Hubris: Northman

One day this bull market will end and the age of the central banking enabled debt bubble will be exposed for the hubris that it is and all the sins of “potential side effects” that cent…

Jan 23, 2020 - 04:49:14 PST

Deutsche Bank Chief Says ECB Missed Exit From Negative Rates

Deutsche Bank AG Chief Executive Officer Christian Sewing said the European Central Bank missed an opportunity to reverse its negative interest rates when the economy was strong,

Jan 23, 2020 - 04:43:47 PST

Quantitative Easing Is One of the Only Tools They Have Left to Work With

MS CEO Gorman says the Fed's balance sheet expansion is quantitative easing & one of the only tools they have left to work with.

Jan 23, 2020 - 04:27:56 PST

Pentagon Racks up $35 Trillion in Accounting Changes in a Year

The “combined errors, shorthand, and sloppy record-keeping by DoD accountants do add up to a number nearly 1.5 times the size of the U.S. economy,”

Jan 22, 2020 - 13:03:50 PST

The Western Investor Reenters the Gold Market

'The huge amount of money created by central banks has combined with the massive increase in total indebtedness have led to major distortions which have created the perfect backdrop for the upcoming bull market in precious metals.'

Jan 22, 2020 - 12:45:10 PST

Fed May Tighten in Second Half 2020 If Inflation Quickens: Minerd

Guggenheim Partners Global Chief Investment Officer Scott Minerd said he expects the U.S. yield curve to steepen if economic growth beats expectations...

Jan 22, 2020 - 11:08:53 PST

"It Just Keeps Getting Crazier": Options Speculation Reaches Record High

“We’ve never seen anything like this before.”

Jan 22, 2020 - 11:02:05 PST

If Stocks Are ‘Ridiculously Cheap’ Why Isn’t Warren Buffett Buying?

Felder: Perhaps, this is why Warren currently holds his largest cash position in history. He certainly is not acting as if stocks are “ridiculously cheap” as so many would like to believe today in rationalizing a stock market trading at its highest valuation in history.

Jan 22, 2020 - 10:57:17 PST

Bridgewater Co CIO Bob Prince Says Boom/Bust Cycle Is Over

The tightening of central banks all around the world “wasn’t intended to cause the downturn, wasn’t intended to cause what it did,”...

Jan 22, 2020 - 10:49:35 PST

S&P 500 Reports Yoy Decline In Net Profit Margin For 4Th Straight Quarter

it will mark the first time the index has reported four straight quarters of year-over-year declines in net profit margin since Q4 2008 through Q3 2009.

Jan 22, 2020 - 09:38:22 PST

The Strength of U.S. Consumers Is Overstated

The consensus is that the U.S. consumer is still strong enough to propel the economy forward even though the manufacturing sector has weakened. This view underpins expectations for improved corporate earnings in 2020. But the hard economic data strikes a discordant note.

Jan 22, 2020 - 09:26:33 PST

As Wage Growth Picks Up, the Fed Needs to Be Careful About Overreacting

- That would be a mistake that could limit the benefits to workers before higher inflation is really a threat..

Jan 22, 2020 - 09:22:02 PST

Fed Presses Forward With Repos Wednesday, Just Under $50 Billion

The Federal Reserve Bank of New York implemented a $49.8 billion short-term liquidity operation on Wednesday.


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