Category Archives: Market Review

One Man’s Opinion: Traveling Circus

Submitted by Paul Brodksy After Wednesday’s policy statements by the Fed and Bank of Japan, a harsh light is being shined on the incredible nature of their communications. It would be wise in the current environment to structure investment portfolios … Continue reading

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One Man’s Opinion: Welcome To Fantasy Land

By Peter Schiff via Euro Pacific Capital For years I have argued that ultra-low interest rates act more as an economic sedative than a stimulant. This idea has elicited laughter from the economic establishment. But it is becoming clearer that … Continue reading

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One Man’s Opinion: Investors Are Sticking With Pavlov’s Dog Until Everything Breaks

By Zero Hedge Remember when “bad news is good news” first leapt into common parlance? At first it was used as a way to describe the reaction function of Fed policy-makers. It was taken as a cute turn of phrase … Continue reading

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One Man’s Opinion: Bank of Japan Prepares for Crash Triggered by Fed Tightening

By Wolf Richter, WOLF STREET No central bank of a developed country equals the Bank of Japan in trying to manipulate the stock market up by buying equities. The BOJ has done this for years. With breath-taking ineffectiveness. So on … Continue reading

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August Ends With A Whimper

[Chart courtesy of MarketWatch.com] 1. Moving the Markets Wall Street shares dipped lower on the final trading day of August, a month that has been void of market scares, as traders look ahead to a key jobs report Friday and … Continue reading

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One Man’s Opinion: Central Banks Are Terrified… But of What?

by Phoenix Capital A quick question for the “recovery” enthusiasts… If the recovery is real and as strong as the “data” suggests… why are Central Banks engaged in the most aggressive stimulus in history? Consider Europe. According to the official … Continue reading

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