Peak Insanity: Chinese Brokers Now Selling Margin Loan-Backed Securities

“We can see similar contradictions elsewhere in China’s financial markets. For instance, Beijing has shown a willingness to tolerate defaults – even among state-affiliated companies. This is an effort (if
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Lies, Lies and More Lies

“We work for individuals,” I said, “not big corporations. Besides,” I continued, opening up the company’s most recent quarterly report, “your own financial statements prove your company is in trouble.”
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New York Stock Exchange Comes to Screeching Halt – Stocks Plunge

“Based on what I’ve seen in the past, these type of things are usually some sort of issues related to an upgrade, maybe to handle the excessive traffic that’s constantly
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BYRON WIEN: The Fed basically put $3 trillion into the stock market

Stocks have catapulted through the recovery. Among the things that have driven the expansion, a key factor has been the role of the Federal Reserve. Source: Blackstone Via: Business Insider AKIN
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Federal Reserve Insider Alan Greenspan Warns: There Will Be a “Significant Market Event… Something Big Is Going To Happen”

Source: SHTF Plan  With the Federal Reserve printing trillions upon trillions of dollars to keep the economic system afloat, many investors and financial pundits have surmised that the fundamental economic
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TOTAL Derivatives Exposure for Top 5 Banks in the U.S.: $290 TRILLION

Source: Investment Watch There are fresh numbers through December 31, 2013 for derivatives exposure for the top 25 banks in the U.S. (That table is about 3/4 of the way down
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What goes up, must come down: The façade of the current stock market rally

Source: My Budget 360 Do you remember what you had for lunch yesterday?  Probably.  What about two weeks ago? Probably not.  Our mind isn’t designed on remembering every single detail
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What In The World Is Happening To The Nasdaq?

By Michael Snyder Republic Broadcasting Network All of a sudden, the Nasdaq is absolutely tanking.  On Monday, it fell more than 1 percent after dropping 3.6 percent on Thursday and
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Business Insider’s Blodget: ‘Stocks Are at Least 40 Overvalued’

Source: Money News The stock market’s torrid rally has left it vastly overvalued and vulnerable to a horrific plunge, says Henry Blodget, editor-in-chief of Business Insider. “Every valid valuation measure I
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