Lehman "only" needed $275 billion in repo to survive....if Lehman happened today, the Fed wouldn't hesitate to for a second to bail them out....
7.7 is a big one.
I'm seeing a ton of "just BTFD" and "SPX 3500 by Feb" out there right now.
Which makes me think there is more downside ahead.
Bernie 2020 risk.
Just going to throw my random thoughts out there:
1) What are your monthly expenses? Do you have a wife and kids to to support? In my opinion,...
I think the S&P 5000 closes negative for the year.
Gold/copper ratio and treasury yields are all screaming slow economic growth....market will...
What's a correction?
off-topic question: why not just get long stocks with exorbitantly high shorting fee rates and lend out the shares and collect the vig?
Sounds like they caught someone doing something illegal.
Fed trying to prevent hedge funds from having to sell assets to raise cash (i.e., keep the bubble inflated)?
2 and 20 fee structure, and we deliver 8% in a year where the S&P 500 was up 30%.
Not sure how these guys stay in business.
Interesting interview just came out yesterday:
Send this article to the guy who bought the top-tick in the Nikkei in 1989 and is just getting back to breakeven today, or those who bought the...
I remember when Silver futures crossed $45 in 2011, and the CME increased margin rates....silver prices collapsed a couple of days later.
We used to have a thing called market cycles, bear markets, risk, fat tails, etc.
Very few traders could sit through the pain of watching open position profits grow bigger and bigger without booking the profits.
I'd say a...
Depends. You'll notice on the chart below, that the US trade deficits have historically shrunk during periods of weaker US economic activity...
US asset prices must increase every single day or the entire house of cards will come crashing down.
It is a matter of national security at this...
Trump to give speech to the American public from the oval office tonight.
Central Banks have lowered the hurdle rate for investment to 0%, so yeah, why not? The only thing that matters today is "the story".
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