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Busted Billion-Dollar-Baby Fraud Finds Another Greater Fool – Softbank Lends Theranos $100 Million!

Japan’s Softbank Group is coming to the rescue of yet another embattled Silicon Valley “unicorn”. The Wall Street Journal reported Saturday that Fortress Capital, the publicly traded private-equity firm that agreed to sell itself to the Japanese conglomerate earlier this year, has extended a $100 million loan to Theranos, which is still facing multiple lawsuits […]


JPMorgan: “This Is The Moment Everyone Went All In”

There is a fascinating table in JPMorgan’s 2018 year-end outlook released overnight, previewed yesterday by head quant Marko Kolanovic: it shows that a funny thing happened as the so-called experts were looking for signs of retail euphoria (and repeatedly were unable to find it): everyone went “all-in” stocks, and not just retail investors and US […]


Crypto Scam, The Crypto Company, Collapses on Non-Existent Volume

Content originally published at iBankCoin.com   This little pink sheeter ran up 20,000% because MUH Bitcoin, hitting a market cap of $12.6b, and now it’s all unraveling under the hard realities of mathematics driven by greed. Even down 65% for the day, on 11,000 shares traded, the market cap is still over $4 billion. According […]


It’s 930amET, Do You Know Where Your Gold Slammer Is?

Right on time, a heavy volume seller struck the precious metals complex right as the US equity market opened…     Of course the real driver of this is the JPY-pair that is pumped higher to juice the equity open…   And Silver was slammed back below $17.00… http://WarMachines.com


Gartman Covers His Short

Five days ago, on November 16, upon reading the latest Gartman letter, we issued our usual warning: “For the bears out there the wisest thing to do may be to just step away for a bit, and certainly until Gartman’s already underwater position, is stopped out.” The reason: in the same letter, “world-renowned commodity guru” […]


Biggest Short Squeeze In 11 Months Sends S&P 500 Surging Above 2,600

Equity investors, corporate boards, and momo machines are panic-buying stocks this morning, sending the S&P 500 above 2600 for the first time ever… as the yield curve crashes to decade flats… VIX down, Stocks Up…   While USDJPY momo is helping, stocks are quite decoupled…   And so are bonds…   But it's all about […]


The Swiss National Bank Now Owns A Record $88 Billion In US Stocks

In the third quarter of 2017, one in which the global economy was supposedly undergoing an unprecedented “coordinated growth spurt”, and in which central banks were preparing to unveil their QE tapering intentions, in the case of the ECB, or raising rates outright, at the Fed, what was really taking place was another central bank […]


Stagnation Nation: Middle Class Wealth Is Locked Up In Housing And Retirement Funds

Authored by Charles Hugh Smith via OfTwoMinds blog, The majority of middle class wealth is locked up in unproductive assets or assets that only become available upon retirement or death. One of my points in Why Governments Will Not Ban Bitcoin was to highlight how few families had the financial wherewithal to invest in bitcoin […]


Founding Trio Of $158 PE Titan Carlyle Is Stepping Down From Day To Day Operations

Carlyle, the favorite private equity firm of Washington D.C. and the “military industrial complex”, has named two executives as successors to the ageing founders of the $158 billion fund, the latest rare move in an industry where similar succession plans are not usually telegraphed in advance.  Kewsong Lee and Glenn Youngkin have been appointed as […]


Founding Trio Of $158 Billion PE Titan Carlyle Is Stepping Down From Day To Day Operations

Carlyle, the favorite private equity firm of Washington D.C. and the “military industrial complex”, has named two executives as successors to the ageing founders of the $158 billion fund, the latest rare move in an industry where similar succession plans are not usually telegraphed in advance.  Kewsong Lee and Glenn Youngkin have been appointed as […]


Just Two Charts

Keep It Simple Stupid… As retail investors bid the the stock market up to its most expensive ever…   Professionals are piling into crash risk protection…   “If you have been in the game for a while, and you still don’t know who the patsy is, you’re the patsy.“ http://WarMachines.com


The ‘Winners Of The New World’ Redux

Authored by Kevin Muir via The Macro Tourist blog, The New “Winners of the New World” Do you remember Jim Cramer’s February 29th, 2000 speech, “Winners of the New World? You want winners? You want me to put my Cramer Berkowitz hedge fund hat on and just discuss what my fund is buying today to […]


Ralph Nader: How CEO Stock Buybacks Parasitize The Economy

Authored by Ralph Nader via Evonomics.com, The monster of economic waste – over $7 trillion of dictated stock buybacks since 2003 by the self-enriching CEOs of large corporations – started with a little noticed change in 1982 by the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) under President Ronald Reagan. That was when SEC Chairman John Shad, […]


Kass: “Investors Seemingly Learned Nothing From History”

Authored by Doug Kass via RealInvestmentAdvice.com, “‘A bull market is like sex. It feels best just before it ends.'” – Warren Buffett Excuse me for being redundant, but the following Jim Rogers quote that I posted yesterday underscores Mark Twain’s famous quote that “history doesn’t repeat itself, but it often rhymes”: “When things are going right, […]