Wednesday , 18 September 2019

Finance

Is The Bond Rally Over Or Is This A Correction In The Treasury Yield Downtrend?

Is The Bond Rally Over Or Is This A Correction In The Treasury Yield Downtrend? Authored by Bryce Coward via Knowledge Leaders Capital blog, With interest rates on the 10-year US treasury bond having moved nearly 50bps higher over the last 10 days it is certainly worth asking the question if we’ve seen the low in interest rates or whether ... Read More »

US Car Ownership Costs Surge To Record Highs, Delinquencies Soar, Trouble Ahead

US Car Ownership Costs Surge To Record Highs, Delinquencies Soar, Trouble Ahead A new report by the American Automobile Association (AAA) indicates new car ownership costs have reached its highest levels since the automobile travel firm began tracking costs in 1950.  A new car will have an annual average cost of about $9,282, or $773.50 per month, based on owners driving ... Read More »

Israeli Attacks On Syria Halted After Russia Threatened To Shoot Down Jets

Israeli Attacks On Syria Halted After Russia Threatened To Shoot Down Jets According to reports in both Israeli and Arabic regional media, Israel this past week was preparing to expand major airstrikes against “Iran-backed” targets in Syria, but Moscow imposed its red line. The Independent has published a story describing that Russia’s military in Syria threatened to shoot down any invading Israeli ... Read More »

The Price Of Gold Just Hit A Record High…

The Price Of Gold Just Hit A Record High… Authored by Simon Black via SovereignMan.com, 48 hours ago, the European Central Bank announced a bonanza stimulus package: interest rate cuts, money printing, quantitative easing, the whole nine yards. Europe’s economic growth has ground to a halt. The German economy actually shrank last quarter, according to official statistics. So the European ... Read More »

Osama Bin Laden’s Son Killed In US Operation: White House

Osama Bin Laden’s Son Killed In US Operation: White House The Trump administration has claimed the death of Hamza bin Laden, a son of late al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden.  According to the White House statement, he was killed in an operation in the Afghanistan-Pakistan region.  “The loss of Hamza bin Ladin not only deprives al-Qa’ida of important leadership skills ... Read More »

Don’t Be Another Wall Street Chump

Don’t Be Another Wall Street Chump Authored by Economic Prism’s MN Gordon, annotated by Acting-Man’s Pater Tenebrarum, The Future and the Past Securities and Exchange Commission Rule 156 requires financial institutions to advise investors to not be idiots. Hence, the disclosure pages of nearly every financial instrument in the U.S. are embedded with the following admission or variant thereof: “Past Performance ... Read More »

European Carmakers Face Perfect Storm

European Carmakers Face Perfect Storm Authored by Irina Slav via OilPrice.com, European carmakers are facing what could turn out to be a major crisis cooked up by EU regulators, and it’s all about EVs and emissions. The former are supposed to help solve the problem with the latter, but the likelihood of success is uncertain because there are literally millions ... Read More »

Massive Fires Erupt After Drone Strike Hits World’s Largest Oil Processing Facility In Saudi Arabia

Massive Fires Erupt After Drone Strike Hits World’s Largest Oil Processing Facility In Saudi Arabia What appears to be the most devastating Yemen Houthi rebel attack on Saudi Arabia to date, took place overnight on the world’s largest oil processing facility as stunning videos emerged of massive explosions rocking the major Aramco Buqyaq facility. Fires burned into the morning daylight hours, with explosions ... Read More »

Ukraine President Thanks Trump Admin For Releasing Hold On $250M In Military Aid

Ukraine President Thanks Trump Admin For Releasing Hold On $250M In Military Aid Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky thanked the Trump administration for releasing $250 million in military aid which was delayed last month over concerns that the money was not being spent in the best interests of the United States.  “The president has made no secret when it comes to foreign assistance that ... Read More »

Poll: Majority Of Brits (Including A Third Of Remainers) Want Brexit Vote Respected

Poll: Majority Of Brits (Including A Third Of Remainers) Want Brexit Vote Respected Authored by Steve Watson via Summit News, By ratio of 2:1, voters think it’s “fundamentally undemocratic” for some MPs to try and prevent Brexit A new survey conducted by research experts ComRes, finds that the majority of British people want the Brexit vote to be respected and want the ... Read More »