Gundlach Says “Classic Bear Market Rally” Reminds Him Of 1999 Dot.com Bubble

Gundlach Says “Classic Bear Market Rally” Reminds Him Of 1999 Dot.com Bubble

Jeffrey Gundlach, the billionaire chief investment officer of DoubleLine Capital, was quoted by Reuters on Friday as saying the stock market’s parabolic move in the last couple of months reminds him of the days right before the Dot Com bust. Gundlach, who oversees a...
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Head Of NY Fed’s Trading Desk: “Fed’s Purchases May Stop Entirely”

Head Of NY Fed’s Trading Desk: “Fed’s Purchases May Stop Entirely”

Head Of NY Fed’s Trading Desk Says If Markets Continue Improving, Fed’s Purchases May Stop Entirely. Stocks have gone nowhere since the Fed’s balance sheet started shrinking modestly in mid-June. This morning, Miller Tabak picked up on this...
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JPMorgan Turns Bearish

JPMorgan Turns Bearish

JPMorgan Turns Bearish, Sees Unattractive Risk-Reward For Stocks In H2. It may come as a surprise to some, but just two weeks after JPMorgan said it was turning bullish on the US, officially upgrading US equities to Overweight after holding a missing...
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Investor Legend Jeremy Grantham Is “Amazed” At This Unprecedented Stock Bubble

Investor Legend Jeremy Grantham Is “Amazed” At This Unprecedented Stock Bubble

The generally cheerful investing icon Jeremy Grantham unleashed fire and brimstone, taking his $7.5 Billion portfolio to a net short position for the first time since the Global financial crisis, and summarizing his dire assessment of the current unprecedented...
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El-Erian Warns: Bad Things Happen When Markets Front-Run The Economy

El-Erian Warns: Bad Things Happen When Markets Front-Run The Economy

Governments need to ensure durable growth that benefits more than the well-off in society. For most of the last 15 years, the US economy has relied on a mix of public and private finance to liquefy financial markets, boost asset prices...
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Euphoria Hits Dot Com Insanity High

Euphoria Hits Dot Com Insanity High

Less than three months after markets were gripped by a historic bout of panic, dumping everything – bonds, stocks, gold, bitcoin – in a liquidation frenzy, euphoria on Wall Street is back to levels not seen since the dot com bubble...
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BlackRock Begins Buying Junk Bond ETFs For The FED Today

BlackRock Begins Buying Junk Bond ETFs For The FED Today

BlackRock begins buying junk bond ETFs for the FED today and it’s already at work for the Central Bank of Israel. It’s off to the races today for BlackRock. The New York Fed, with authority from the Federal Reserve Board...
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GS Now Sees A 123% Plunge In Q2 S&P Earnings, $850 Billion Drop In Corporate Spending

GS Now Sees A 123% Plunge In Q2 S&P Earnings, $850 Billion Drop In Corporate Spending

With 9% of S&P 500 firms having already reported Q1 earnings including all of the major banks, results have generally disappointed relative to already tepid expectations. 43% of companies have missed consensus expectations, on pace for the highest rate sin...
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SoftBank Reports Stunning $25 Billion Q1 Loss

SoftBank Reports Stunning $25 Billion Q1 Loss

In an announcement that should surprise absolutely nobody who has been paying attention to WeWork fiasco, SoftBank announced in a corporate filing on Monday that the Japanese telecom conglomerate with a VC arm expected to report the biggest loss in...
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FED To Start Buying Junk Bonds

FED To Start Buying Junk Bonds

As free markets are actually dead, back on March 23, when the Fed unveiled it would start buying investment grade corporate bonds, many analysts said “now that the Fed is effectively all in, it will buy stocks and junk bonds next.” Two weeks...
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Emerging Markets After $18 Trillion Global Equity Wipeout

Emerging Markets After $18 Trillion Global Equity Wipeout

Emerging market stocks trade at record 65% discount to U.S. after $18 trillion global equity wipeout. The global financial rout triggered by the pandemic wiped $18 trillion off global equity markets in the year to date, and emerging markets, in...
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Global Liquidation Continues Despite Massive Monetary Intervention

Global Liquidation Continues Despite Massive Monetary Intervention

Federal Reserve cuts rates to zero and launches massive $700 billion quantitative easing program i.e. QE5. US Futures were halted limit-down overnight, and when cash markets opened, they were halted (down over 7%) before rallying all the way back up...
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Boston FED’s Rosengren Revealed FED May Soon Have To Buy Stocks

Boston FED’s Rosengren Revealed FED May Soon Have To Buy Stocks

Three weeks ago, former FED Chair Janet Yellen incepted the idea that during the next crisis, the FED should consider expanding the range of assets it would purchase, most notably buying stocks. Well, thanks to experiments conducted in a Chinese BSL-4...
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Markets Crash In Worst Week Since Lehman Event

Markets Crash In Worst Week Since Lehman Event

Friday’s market performance has traditionally been the weakest, even during the meltup phase ahead of the recent coronacrash, and as such it will probably not come as a surprise that today’s overnight rout which followed the biggest 6-day correctio...
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Morgan Stanley Buys E-Trade For $13 Billion

Morgan Stanley Buys E-Trade For $13 Billion

Tired of being outmaneuvered by its formidable longtime rival, Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley has epically one-upped the Vampire Squid with a deal to buy E*Trade Financial Corp. in what would be the largest takeover by major US bank since the...
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