By Chris Ciovacco These Passages Send A Powerful Message If we take the time to read the passages below, they can serve as a powerful
By Jeffrey Snider of Alhambra Central bank monetary policy has failed because in reality it is only a subset of systemic monetary policy set by
By SoberLook Greetings, Let’s begin with the energy markets which continue to have a significant influence on the equity markets and the overall risk appetite. 1.
By SoberLook Greetings, 1. Once again let’s begin with the European banking system where the largest Italian bank UniCredit was down another 8% on Tuesday.
By Steve Saville If the question is does the Fed use the combination of monetary policy and ‘jawboning’ in an effort to push equity prices
By Michael Ashton Anything times zero is zero Almost eight years after the bankruptcy filing of Lehman Brothers and the first of many central bank
By SoberLook Greetings, We begin with the Eurozone where the troubled Italian bank Monte dei Paschi arranged a last-minute sale of its bad loans just
By Otto Rock of IKN Down dropt the breeze, the sails dropt down, ‘Twas sad as sad could be; And we did speak only to
By SoberLook Greetings, Let’s begin the week with the latest developments in emerging markets. Friday saw a number of economic releases, some of which were
By Monetary Metals Unless the fundamentals turn first, the price of silver is likely to crash The price of gold was up about thirty bucks
By Steve Saville “Helicopter money” is really just Quantitative Easing (QE) by another name Here is an excerpt from a recent TSI commentary about another
By SoberLook Greetings, We begin with Japan where the central bank ended up disappointing the markets. The BoJ announced a smaller than expected increase in