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China’s stock market is about to collapse

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It’s been an ugly week for Chinese equities, but today’s performance is a whole other level of ugly: Today marked the fourth largest decline of the Shanghai Composite in two decades. We’ve discussed the insane valuations on the Shanghai and Shenzen stock-exchange before. As our regular readers will know, today’s fireworks have been a long …

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Marc Faber warns stock market will plummet at least 40%

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If the man often hailed as the original “Dr. Doom” is right, the stock market could see another “lurch” higher — at which point investors may want to cash out quickly and run for cover. Marc Faber, the editor of “The Gloom, Boom & Doom Report’ and a perennial bear, …

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Ron Paul: You can’t print money forever

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With the stock market nearing all-time highs and the Federal Reserve hinting that it would not raise interest rates, former US Congressman Ron Paul warned that the Fed’s policies have put the market on the verge of a massive collapse. “I look at the markets as being unstable, which means some days …

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2015: the year when the U.S. stock market bubble bursts?

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The stock market has recently hit record highs, so the economy must be doing great… right? Contrary to what the media and politicians would have you believe, we are witnessing one of the biggest bubbles in human history, and there are signs that it may be near its final breath. …

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Billionaire George Soros dumps US stocks, buys gold

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Billionaire George Soros has cut investment in US stocks by one-third and acquired a $264 million stake in the world’s biggest bullion producer, Barrick Gold, Bloomberg reports, quoting the investor’s fund data. Overall, in the first quarter of 2016 the value of publicly disclosed holdings of Soros Fund Management fell by 37 …

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China opens up $4.2 trillion stock market

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The Chinese mainland is now open for business, at least in terms of its $4.2 trillion capital market. The Shanghai and Hong Kong stock exchanges are now linked giving foreign investors access to the tightly-controlled Chinese capital markets. Stock Connect debuted on November 17, and for the first time, stocks …

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Wall Street crashes as stock market bubble officially bursts

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At the opening bell on Wall Street the Dow Jones Industrial index plummeted as much as 1000 points in the first minutes of trading. Later it corrected to 785 points down. The Nasdaq has already dropped 8 percent. The S&P 500 has sunk 4.95 percent. The grim data was predictable, …

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Moscow stock exchange suspends trading

Moscow stock exchange

Trading has been suspended on the Moscow Stock Exchange due to the unstable operation of the computer server. The Exchange says it will resume trading using a backup after the failure of the network equipment. The main indices were trading higher on Tuesday. The dollar-denominated RTS index was up 2.37 …

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Stock market new record as Dow Jones goes above 20,000

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The Dow Jones Industrial Average on Wednesday cracked 20,000 for the first time. After more than a month of flirting with the barrier — which is far more important psychologically and sociologically than it is in terms of stock valuations — the latest market leg higher has put the blue …

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2016: Stock market off to worst start in history

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From Filip Karinja, for Birch Gold Group What a start to the year it has been! If the first week of 2016 is anything to go by, then the stock market is in for a wild year ahead. Within the first 15 minutes of trade for the year, the Chinese stock market plunged 7%, …

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Stock market volatility increases on Wall Street

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On opening bell, Wall Street surged upward by two percent on news of an interest rate cut by China. US stocks stayed in positive territory for much of the day until collapsing in the closing hour, making Tuesday the sixth straight day of losses. The Dow Jones was up 440 …

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China becomes world’s second largest stock market, overtaking Japan

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The capitalization of the Chinese stock market increased 33 percent in 2014 reaching $4.48 trillion, which makes the market second only to the US. Japan’s stock market declined 3.2 percent to $4.46 trillion in 2013, according to Bloomberg analysts. The Chinese market surge came hot on the heels of allowing …

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U.S. stock market is relying on Apple iPhone 6s

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From Filip Karinja, for Birch Gold Group Ever since innovative genius Steve Jobs left us, it seems as though Apple has lost its shine. The product announcements made by Apple CEO Tim Cook earlier this week were anything but spectacular, and the “new” iPhone features presented were nothing breakthrough. In fact, they will …

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Dear Jamie Dimon…

Jamie Dimon

Dear Jamie Dimon, We hope this letter finds you well, we are here to offer a helping hand. We see the recently reported $2billion loss at JP Morgan as just the tip of the iceberg of much bigger problems with the company. Word on the street is that the true …

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How Stock Market Behavioural Finance Can Be Used on Consumers

Most people probably don’t realise that emotion and human feeling comes into the stock market analysis too. While it is largely a numbers game, and the industry and sector play a huge part – not to mention how the stock market itself is faring, two companies with similar numerical stats …

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Australian stock market rigged: top insider speaks out!!

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A key executive of one of Australia’s largest retail stock brokers has blown the lid on what he calls the “market rigging” which is taking place on the Australian stock exchanges.  He was commenting on my article (Getting the jump on high-frequency trading, July 18). Bell Potter’s managing director for …

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Warnings that a massive stock market crash is imminent

In the financial world, the month of October is synonymous with stock market crashes.  So will a massive stock market crash happen this year?  You never know. The truth is that our financial system is even more vulnerable than it was back in 2008, and financial experts such as Doug …

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84% of all stock trades are by high-frequency computers… only 16% by humans

As of 2010, 50-70% of all stock trades were done by high frequency trading computer algorithms. And many other asset classes are dominated by high frequency trading as well: High-frequency trading distorts the markets. And see this, this and this. And it lets the big banks peek at what the real traders are buying and selling, and then trade …

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