Daily Archives: July 23, 2013

Bad mix: record high prices and record low volume

Those who are mindful of unfavorable capital risk have long since sold incredibly overbought equity markets. Those that remain are wild west traders and those that are either oblivious, or thinking that they can surf the Fed’s liquidity wave and … Continue reading

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Gold for pounds?

Bloomberg chief markets correspondent Scarlet Fu looks at the cost of a gold for fat program in the United States similar to one launched in Dubai to get citizens to lose weight.Here is a direct video link.

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The great dash for trash resumes

This video segment was done on May 13, about a week before Ben Bernanke’s May 22 comments sparked a sudden and violent sell off in all asset markets but particularly acute in income oriented sectors like high yield bonds and … Continue reading

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China’s great rebalancing challenge

While the Chinese economy continues to slowdown, policymakers in Beijing are faced with the dilemma of how to rebalance an economy that till now has relied heavily on investment.Here is a direct link. “During the last crisis, we had China, … Continue reading

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