Category Archives: Market Review

One Man’s Opinion: Why The Big Banks Are Terrified Of Le Pen Winning In France (But Not BREXIT Or Trump)

By Gains, Pains & Capital France holds the first round of its Presidential election this weekend. The big worry for the markets is the fact that anti-Euro candidate Marin Le Pen could potentially win. Now, the polls show Le Pen … Continue reading

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One Man’s Opinion: Just A Quick Reminder: The Federal Reserve Is Almost Insolvent

By Sovereign Man September 10, 2008 was one of the last “normal” days in the world of banking and finance. That afternoon, the US Federal Reserve published its routine, weekly balance sheet report, indicating that the central bank had total … Continue reading

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One Man’s Opinion: FOMC Admits The Stock Market Is A Bubble, Along With Many Other Asset Classes

By ZeroHedge The much anticipated March FOMC minutes were released today (last Wed), and the minutes concluded exactly what I predicted in my last post titled “Is the Fed Trying to stop a “Market” that has gotten ahead of itself”. … Continue reading

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One Man’s Opinion: The US Government Now Has Less Cash Than Google

Authored by Simon Black via SovereignMan.com, In the year 1517, one of the most important innovations in financial history was invented in Amsterdam: the government bond. It was a pretty revolutionary concept. Governments had been borrowing money for thousands of … Continue reading

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One Man’s Opinion: David Stockman Offers “More Proof Of Janet Yellen’s Idiocy”

Authored by David Stockman via The Daily Reckoning, During the last 129 months, the Fed has held 86 meetings. On 83 of those occasions it either cut rates or left them unchanged. So you can perhaps understand why Wednesday’s completely … Continue reading

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One Man’s Opinion: Beware The Ides Of March

By Jeff Thomas Eidus Martiae is the Latin term for 15th March, from the traditional Roman calendar. Since 44 BC, the Ides of March has held a dark reputation, as that was coincidentally the date of the assassination of Julius … Continue reading

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