Category Archives: wall street

Richard Russell – World’s Disastrous Situation To Produce The Greatest Bear Market In History

As people continue to digest breaking news out of Greece and around the world, the Godfather of newsletter writers, 90-year-old Richard Russell, warns that the world’s disastrous situation will produce the greatest bear market in history.  Russell also shares his strategy for surviving the coming chaos. Richard Russell:  “Today everybody watches the news with the intensity of Read More

Disaster Is Inevitable When The Two Decade-Old Stock Bubble Bursts

Six years after the Global Financial Crisis, the U.S. stock market continues to soar to new heights with nary a pullback or correction. In this piece, I will explain why the stock market is experiencing a new bubble that is actually another wave of the bubble that has existed since the mid-1990s. A two-decade old Read More

7 Signs That A Stock Market Peak Is Happening Right Now

Is this the end of the last great run for the U.S. stock market? Are we witnessing classic “peaking behavior” that is similar to what occurred just before other major stock market crashes? Throughout 2014 and for the early stages of 2015, stocks have been on quite a tear. Even though the overall U.S. economy Read More

Interconnected Banks Pose Greatest Threat to U.S. Financial System

By Pam Martens and Russ Martens: February 17, 2015 Last Thursday, the Office of Financial Research (OFR), part of the Federal boondoggle created under the Dodd-Frank financial reform legislation in 2010 to foster the illusion that the government was reining in risk on Wall Street, released a new study showing almost unfathomable levels of systemic Read More

Inside the December Retail Report: “Disappointing” Isn’t the Half of It

by David Stockman Today’s 0.9% decline in December retail sales apparently came as a shock to bubblevision’s talking heads. After all, we have had this giant “oil tax cut”, and, besides, the US economy has “decoupled” from the stormy waters abroad and is finally on its way to “escape velocity”. The Wall Street touts and Read More

Meet Your Newest Legislator: Citigroup

By Pam Martens: December 16, 2014 Citigroup is the Wall Street mega bank that forced the repeal of the Glass-Steagall Act in 1999; blew itself up as a result of the repeal in 2008; was propped back up with the largest taxpayer bailout in the history of the world even though it was insolvent and Read More

Savings Accounts are at Risk as Long as JP Morgan CEO Gets Everything He Wants

The CEO of America’s biggest bank, JP Morgan, appears to have Washington at his beck and call but is his push to repeal a key financial safeguard a step too far? COMMON SENSE ACTION – OWN PHYSICAL PRECIOUS METALS HELD IN A NON-BANK DEPOSITORY…AWAY FROM THE WALL STREET PLUNDERERS. If you want to understand what’s wrong Read More

Election Uncertainty Has Wall Street on Edge

A handful of toss-up U.S. Senate races this week could hold the key to whether the stock market glides through the year-end in a typical post-midterm election rally or gets hit with a fresh bout of volatility. U.S. investors appear less concerned with whether Republicans take control of the Senate, as expected, or Democrats hang Read More

QE Might Be a ‘Toxic Legacy’ Poisoning America – Financial Times

By John Morgan Uneasiness is mounting about what some analysts view as a “toxic legacy” left behind by the Federal Reserve’s unprecedented quantitative easing (QE) program and the towering debt it is leaving behind. When the Fed unveiled its ultra-easy monetary policies 2008, the aim was to spawn so much liquidity that investors would be Read More

Implications of an Ebola Pandemic in the US – Could Our Fragile Economy Handle the Shock?

By Michael Snyder For the moment, our top public health officials are quite adamant that there absolutely will not be a major Ebola outbreak in the United States. But what if they are wrong? Or what would happen if terrorists released a form of weaponized Ebola or weaponized smallpox in one of our major cities? Read More