Category fixed income investments

U.S. Stocks Under Pressure- Set To Open Sharply Lower; Oil Shows Weakness Again; European Equities Set To Surge By As Much As 70 Percent?

U.S. Stocks Under Pressure- Set To Open Sharply Lower; Oil Shows Weakness Again; European Equities Set To Surge By As Much As 70 Percent? http://www.fortunascorner.wordpress.com U.S. stock futures are tanking this morning, down more than 150pts. as I write this note. Weakness in Europe and oil once again declining, are at least two of the […]

Germany Rejects Greek Bailout Extension

FINANCIAL TIMES February 19, 2015 Germany Rejects Greek Bailout Extension Peter Spiegel in Brussels, Stefan Wagstyl in Berlin and Claire Jones in Frankfurt Germany has rejected a request by Athens to extend its €172bn bailout despite a significant u-turn by the new Greek government, which for the first time on Thursday promised to work on […]

Draghi’s QE Shock And Awe Sends Stocks Higher, For Now; Greek Election Outcome Looms; German Stocks To Buy In A QE Eurozone; Finding Oil’s Survivors

Draghi’s QE Shock And Awe Sends Stocks Higher, For Now; Greek Election Outcome Looms; German Stocks To Buy In A QE Eurozone; Finding Oil’s Survivors http://www.fortunascorner.wordpress.com Desperate times, call for desperate measures? No one knows who originally uttered this often-used phrase, though, some trace it to ancient Greece, and Hippocrates, which appears in Amphorisms: “For […]

Bank Of England Gov. Warns Of ‘Liquidity Storm,’ As Global Currency System Turns Upside Down

THE SUNDAY TELEGRAPH http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/mark-carney/11367570/Mark-Carney-warns-of-liquidity-storm-as-global-currency-system-turns-upside-down.html Sun 25 Jan 2015Updated 1 min ago Telegraph.co.uk Mark Carney warns of liquidity storm as global currency system turns upside down Divergences in monetary policy could bring a new wave of global instability, warned Mr Carney Picture: Reuters By Ambrose Evans-Pritchard, and Szu Ping Chan, in Davos 5:50PM GMT 24 Jan […]

Closely Watched Strategist At Nomura Securities Says Oil Is Going To $30-$35 Range; Gold Heading To $1400 Per Ounce?

Closely Watched Strategist At Nomura Securities Says Oil Is Going To $30-$35 Range; Gold Heading To $1400 Per Ounce? http://www.fortunascorner.wordpress.com Stocks, which opened in the green this morning, have turned negative after oil failed to hold onto a slight upward trend last week. West Texas Crude is down this morning, -2.20, or -4.52 percent to […]

‘Super’ Mario, The ECB, and Great Expectations; Russia’s Coming Implosion; Flight To Safety In Gold; Two Potential Blockbuster Bio-Pharma Plays

Super’ Mario, The ECB, and Great Expectations; Russia’s Coming Implosion; Flight To Safety In Gold; Two Potential Blockbuster Bio-Pharma Plays http://www.fortunascorner.wordpress.com So far, 2015 has been the year of volatility, a virtual roller-coaster of ups and downs — mostly downs, with 1,000 point swings in a matter of days. Last week saw the Swiss decision […]

Swiss Shock And Awe Inspires The Gold Bugs; 3 Bio-Pharma Stocks ‘Under The Radar’

Swiss Shock And Awe Inspires The Gold Bugs; 3 Bio-Pharma Stocks ‘Under The Radar’ http://www.fortunascorner.wordpress.com This morning’s decision by the Swiss Central Bank, “to break the Franc away from its set value against the Euro. is proof that when constant “meddling” by central banks ends — “something noisy and sudden happens,” said James Grant, Founder […]