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A New Bull Market

Published September 22, 2017

While many in the industry speculate on the coming end to a years-long bull market, there are others who argue that the bull market has just begun. 389 more words

Weekly Update

This is when you should change views.

EQUITY RUN UPDATE:  $10,909.          

Switching views isn’t easy and it should be done with caution.  Flip-flopping at every piece of news or at the turn of a candle is no view at all, it’s just blowing with the wind.   862 more words

Risk Management

22 Sept 2017 (AFR) - Has the Federal Reserve started the next crisis? - Janet Yellen pulls trigger to reverse QE but we're now in uncharted waters

(22 September 2017, AFR, p31, by Ambrose Evans-Pritchard)

‘The US Federal Reserve and its fellow central banks can be forgiven for telling us a white lie: nothing would be gained from admitting that they do not know how to extricate the world safely from their extreme monetary experiment. 67 more words

1.Market Observations

US Fed Updates - Unwinding of Stimulus from October

Well, finally the day of big bang statements at US Fed.

Here are the highlights of recently concluded Fed meeting:

1. Interest rates left unchanged – As expected. 147 more words

Macroeconomics Commentary

How to Cure Too Big To Fail

The Dodd-Frank Act’s worthy objectives were to improve the safety, resilience, efficiency, and transparency of our financial system. Yet the law has drastically diminished the credit available to low-income Americans – the very people it was supposed to help. 743 more words

Finance & Economics

Winston Smith, climate data rectifier

Winston clicked ‘back numbers’ on the telescreen and called for the appropriate issues of the NY Times. The messages he had received referred to articles or news items which for one reason or another it was thought necessary to alter, or, as the official phrase had it, to… 390 more words

Political Economy And Ethical Values

Anatomy of A Crisis: Ten Years On

On August 9th 2007, the first tremors of the credit crunch were felt when BNP Paribas suspended its sub-prime funds because of “an evaporation of liquidity”. 1,544 more words