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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Franklin Resources To Purchase Legg Mason, Forming $1.5 Trillion AUM Giant

Franklin Resources To Purchase Legg Mason, Forming $1.5 Trillion AUM Giant

Franklin Resources To Purchase Legg Mason, Forming $1.5 Trillion Assets Under Management Giant Franklin Resources Inc. announced Tuesday that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Legg Mason, Inc. for $50 per share, or about $4.5 billion, in...
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Alstom is buying Bombardier rail unit for up to $6.7 billion

Alstom is buying Bombardier rail unit for up to $6.7 billion

France’s Alstom SA has agreed to buy the rail division of Canada’s Bombardier Inc for up to 6.2 billion euros ($6.7 billion) to create the world’s No. 2 train manufacturer and better take on Chinese leader CRRC Corp. The cash...
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Billionaire Lawrence Stroll Rescues Iconic Aston Martin With $657M Bailout

Billionaire Lawrence Stroll Rescues Iconic Aston Martin With $657M Bailout

Confirmed by a London Stock Exchange filing on Friday morning, a group of investors led by Canadian billionaire, fashion tycoon, and Racing Point Formula 1 team owner Lawrence Stroll just took a 16.7% stake in Aston Martin for the British equivalent of...
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IMF boss Georgieva says global economy risks return of Great Depression

IMF boss Georgieva says global economy risks return of Great Depression

The head of the International Monetary Fund has warned that the global economy risks a return of the Great Depression, driven by inequality and financial sector instability. Speaking at the Peterson Institute of International Economics in Washington, Kristalin...
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33 Disinformation Schemes

33 Disinformation Schemes

33 Disinformation Schemes Used By Wall Street, Corporate America, & The ZioMedia This is a collection of 33 tactics, instances, misnomers, immortal fake propaganda, and even wrong-doing cropping up ceaselessly on Wall Street, in press releases, in earning...
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Federal Reserve Proposes New Rule To Let Inflation Run Hot

Federal Reserve Proposes New Rule To Let Inflation Run Hot

Federal Reserve remains unable to stoke inflation (because it refuses to measure it correctly) and refuses to factor in asset price inflation. It has now considered launching a new rule that would let inflation run above its 2% target to...
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