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Indian Gold Market Shows Signs Of Revival

Via SchiffGold.com, India ranks as the second-largest gold consuming country in the world, second only behind China. But over the last couple of years, the gold market in India has languished due to a combination of record-high gold prices in rupee terms and the economic impacts of the coronavirus pandemic. But there were signs of revival in…

Bulls Loving The "Heads I Win, Tails I Win" Market

Authored by Lance Roberts via RealInvestmentAdvice.com, It was a close call, but Santa finally delivered with a strong rally this past week, pushing the markets to all-time highs. Interestingly, despite the “Blue Sweep” of the Georgia elections, the markets quickly turned from worrying that such would be harmful to the markets. Markets quickly dismissed concerns of higher…

A Stock Market Crash Of 65-80% This Year?

Authored by Adam Taggart via PeakProsperity.com, A year ago, macro strategist David Hunter predicted a massive melt-up in financial assets, to be followed by an equally tremendous market crash. Well, he’s certainly been right so far on the melt-up prediction. All major stock indices are trading at record highs.  And valuations have never been more…

The Worse Things Get, The More The Stock Market Likes It

Authored by Michael Snyder via The Economic Collapse blog, No matter how bad things become, stock prices just keep going up and up and up.  In 2020, we experienced the worst public health crisis in 100 years, the U.S. economy was plunged into the worst economic downturn since the Great Depression of the 1930s, Americans…

The Worse Things Get, The More The Stock Market Likes It

By Michael Snyder No matter how bad things become, stock prices just keep going up and up and up.  In 2020, we experienced the worst public health crisis in 100 years, the U.S. economy was plunged into the worst economic downturn since the Great Depression of the 1930s, Americans filed more than 70 million claims…

Crypto Assets Top $1 Trillion Market Cap As Novogratz Sees New Stimulus Checks Funding More Bitcoin Buying

Amid the chaotic scenes in DC yesterday, and confirmation that both Democrats won their Georgia Senate seats, cryptocurrency prices have accelerated higher once again, crossing the stunning level of $1 trillion in total market capitalization for the first time in history… Source: CoinMarketCap “The more that people perceive that their assets, particularly their liquid assets…

The New Derivatives Market In California Water: Disaster Natural Resources Capitalism At Work

Authored by Bill Hatch via Counterpunch.org, I attended a rain dance 40 years ago in the Southwest. At the end of the 6-hour ceremony, it rained. My final memory of the event was a small, elderly lady chasing an immense clown, who had ritually molested her in the ceremony, beating him about the head and…

How To Retire Rich & Early In Today’s Market (In 4 Simple Steps)

What if there was an easier way to retire, sitting in the bathtub on the beach watching suns setting night after night with your significant other? What if you could just tune out all that constant hubbub and noise spewed endlessly on business media, promoting this fintech stock, that cannabis company, the other vaccine manufacturer…

Negative-Yielding Debt Exceeds $18 Trillion As Global Market Cap Hits $100 Trillion

Submitted by Christophe Barraud The pool of negative-yielding debt across the world exceeded $18 trillion for the first time in history, according to Bloomberg data. The move came after the ECB announced it will expand its massive monetary stimulus program by another €500 billion and will extend emergency bond purchases for nine months. In a context…

Convoy Investments: The Bull Market Of Our Lifetime Is Explained By Two Words

Submitted by Howard Wang of Convoy Investments Money is a topic I revisit frequently because it has been so central to our markets in the last decade. As money gets printed, the average price of everything goes up with the tide because there are more dollars in the system chasing assets. We must understand how…

Tempering Exuberance: Market Signals Over Market Noise

by Tyler Durden Thursday, Dec 10, 2020 – 18:25 Real Vision managing editor Ed Harrison joins Tommy Thornton, founder of Hedge Fund Telemetry, to discuss the market exuberance around this week’s IPOs, DeMark indicators, and his forward outlook. Thornton elaborates on why the speculative bubble surrounding the IPOs for DoorDash and Airbnb is worrisome and…

Morgan Stanley: “The Biggest Debate About 2021 Isn’t Where The Market Is Going. It’s How It Gets There”

By Andrew Sheets, chief cross-asset strategist at Morgan Stanley The biggest debate about 2021 probably isn’t where the market is going. It’s how it gets there. We, and many others, are optimistic on the next 12 months. But there’s less agreement among investors on how these gains will be achieved. With our economists still in…

Vol Gurus Warn Of “Definite Erosion” To Options Structure Underneath The Market

Yesterday, when looking at the latest dealer “greek” books, we reported that with peak gamma at 3,650 in the S&P, it will be difficult for the index to break out (or slide) materially above this level. And sure enough, overnight futures were quiet and continue to hold just above the 3650 level. Meanwhile, as SpotGamma…

Mexico Senate Votes in Landslide To Legalize World’s Largest Cannabis Market

By Elias Marat Mexico is hurtling toward legalizing cannabis for a variety of uses, opening up the Latin American country to becoming the largest legal marijuana market in the world. Just days prior to the Thanksgiving holiday in the U.S., Mexico’s Senate approved a bill that would put an end to prohibition measures in a…

Market Risk Elevated Heading Into Distribution Season

Authored by Lance Roberts via RealInvestmentAdvice.com, Despite three consecutive Monday announcements of “potential vaccines,” an agreement by President Trump to allow the “Biden Transition” to begin, and a holiday-shortened trading week that left the “inmates in charge of the asylum,” the market hasn’t done much with it. As of Friday, the market is only about 1.62% higher than it was three…

Why We Need A Free Market In Money

Authored by Thorstein Polleit via The Mises Institute, What is fiat money and what does it do? This is essential to understand since today’s worldwide unbacked paper, or “fiat,” money regime is an economically and socially destructive scheme – with far-reaching and seriously harmful consequences. There is an answer, though, and this lies in ending the money production…

Target Steals More Market Share As Same-Day Channels Grow 217% In Q3

By Ben Unglesbee of RetailDive Target isn’t just growing; it’s eating other retailers’ lunch. On a call with analysts, CEO Brian Cornell said his company made “meaningful share gains across every one of our core categories as guests increasingly rely on Target to reliably and safely serve their wants and needs.” Moreover, while the retailer…

US Housing Market Stumble? Home Starts Rise But Rental Unit Permits Plunge In October

With the US housing bubble reinflating, ‘expert’ analysts expected building starts and permits to continues their meteoric rise in October. However, the results were mixed. Housing Starts beat expectations, rising 4.9% MoM (well above the 3.2% expectation) and also saw a major upward revision in September, from +1.9% MoM to +6.3% MoM. Building Permits disappointed,…

Why A COVID Vaccine Won’t Invigorate The Oil Market

Authored by Julianne Geiger via OilPrice.com, For those who have been transfixed on oil demand forecasts over the last eight months, the recent news that Pfizer’s Covid-19 vaccine is 92% successful likely came with a renewed hope that oil demand will finally tick up and bring the industry out of the doldrums in which it…

“The Market Could Flip Again”: Goldman Warns A “Blue Wave” May Still Be Coming

“Election Surprise!” That’s the start of David Kostin’s latest Weekly research report, in which he writes that while online polling markets ultimately correctly predicted the outcome of the presidential election (absent an unprecedented overturning by the Supreme Ciurt of an election that the MSM has already called on behalf of Biden), the polls were way…

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