What these latest headlines speak to is the fact that investors who have been riding the waves of BOJ-fueled euphoria in the rising Japanese stock market are now freaking out that the central banksters are getting ready to take away (as even CNBC calls it) the "punch bowl" of central bank funny money.
There are all sorts of options plays you can have fun with. I suggest that 90% of the people should stay with the absolute basics of trading options, and that simply means buying call options if you think a stock is going to rise. It means buying a put option if you think the stock is going to fall.
But for those worrying over the potential for the Big Brother police state to read your thoughts and arrest you for thought crime in real time... relax.
We’re mired in a global debt and derivative “bomb” that is Mathematically impossible to get rid of. We’ve got quadrillions in derivatives and even the best experts suggest that they have no way of knowing how many millions of people would be affected by the failure of just a tenth of them.
...without further ado, I present five ridiculous new year predictions that I guarantee will not actually happen this year!
It’s a really good question, because one thing I’m very certain about. IF and it’s a big if, the Central banks stop their insane printing, the entire world will enter a recession of fairly epic proportions. Is that in the plans somewhere?
We have a choice in all of this... When you buy an Echo Dot for your home, you are making a choice. When you search for something on Google, you are making a choice. When you upgrade to the latest fondleslab so you can take advantage of Face ID, you are making a choice.
The corporate windfall from the great GOP tax scam will go for share buybacks, executive pay and bonuses, along with greater ability to grow larger and more powerful through mergers and acquisitions
Democrat. Republican. When it comes to this collusion story, there’s no real difference.
How could it possibly have taken so long for such an obvious and undeniable truth—that sugar is the key culprit in a range of diseases and disorders—to be acknowledged?
For 21 trillion to be missing it had to come from somewhere. Amen. 21 trillion isn’t chicken feed. That’s more than our entire US GDP for a year. So where did it come from, to go missing? Ahh, that’s the creepy part folks.
What matters is that the world has transitioned from a pre-World Wide Web economy to a World Wide Web economy, and we are still dealing with the ramifications of that.
We’re still leaning long, but keeping position size a bit lower than normal. So far it’s been working for us nicely, and I figure it should continue for a while. But as we get closer to the December rate hike from the Fed’s, I think there’s going to be a bit of nervousness out there, and that could shake some trees.
There are many questions surrounding the development of this technology that poses an existential threat to humanity, but most people are too busy worrying about whether computers can have a soul to address these concerns.
In history, many “things” have been labeled money. Shells, tree bark, stones, plants, etc. But all of them lost their attractiveness and people turned back to gold and silver. Will the crypto currencies likewise eventually be shunned for something more 3 dimensional like the metals again? Time will tell.