Daily Archives: August 13, 2013

El Erian: “Disconnects posing market risk”

Disparities among certain economic indicators could pose a risk if not reconciled soon, PIMCO CEO and co-CIO Mohamed El-Erian says. Here is a direct video link.

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Danielle on the Financial Survival Network

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

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Financial advice no one can afford

As regulators slowly–excruciatingly slow thanks to the formidable lobby of the financial industry–clamp down on rampant conflicts in the financial advice sales business, bank/broker/dealer/fund cos are all threatening a similar refrain: “if you make us be transparent, honest, accountable fiduciaries … Continue reading

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Insiders cashing out like bandits

Greater fools beware, initial public offerings are being sold to the public today at the highest pace since 2000. The IPO (initial public offering) market is scorching. It’s hotter than any year since 2000. But that offers yet another reason … Continue reading

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New Fed report on QE finds miniscule economic benefit

A new study published by the San Fransisco Fed yesterday confirms what a few of us have seen all along: trillions of Fed bond purchases over the past 3 years have added maybe a miniscule .13 to annual GDP growth: … Continue reading

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No margin for disappointment in US stocks

Jonathan Tepper, partner at Variant Perception, tells CNBC that large increases in margin debt in the NYSE have almost always been associated with pretty steep draw downs. Here is a direct video link.

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