Author Archives: Danielle Park

Energy companies bounce as the loonie heads south for the winter

As the Great Yellen-dini dazzled with her carefully contorted syntax on Wednesday, aimed at creating inflation out of hot air, the algos went wild for a couple of days and the most shorted stocks (like energy cos in black below) … Continue reading

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Rising greenback weighs on commodities, EM and S&P earnings

As the greenback makes a run to break above 90 on the DXY basket of global currencies (not seen since 2006), emerging markets, commodity prices and US multinational earnings are all feeling the downward pressure. All those assuming that the … Continue reading

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Deflationary indicators yawn at Fed’s growth confidence

The jabbertalk parsers have rarely been in finer form than following yesterday’s latest Federal Reserve comedy hour. It is truly incredible to hear the Yellen-syllable analysis now engulfing the stock twits. Silliness aside, the fact remains: the Fed thinks it … Continue reading

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Danielle on The Financial Survival Network

Danielle was a guest today with Kerry Lutz on The Financial Survival Network talking about recent developments in the world economy and markets.  You can listen to an audio clip of the segment here.

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Historical reminder on the mirage of central bank ‘control’ on markets

The wheels of central planners are coming off all over. As Russia is re-learning this morning, Central Banks tinker at the edges of sentiment. Sometimes they are successful in swaying it one way and another–at least for a while. But … Continue reading

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Warren on Citigroup’s death grip on American democracy

Senator Elizabeth Warren spoke on the floor of the Senate on Dec. 12, 2014 about the provision that Citigroup added to the omnibus budget package.  Here is a direct video link.

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