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US Could Run Out Of Cash In Late December, CBO Warns

After Janet Yellen warned markets a month and a half ago that the US could run out of cash as soon as December 15, analysts did some math and found that this warning seems to be a "conservative estimate" with Goldman estimating that the Treasury can probably maintain at least a $50BN cash balance —…

Could This Be A Blow-Off Top For Tyranny?

Submitted by Mark Jeftovic of Bombthrower.com Could This be a Blow-Off Top for Tyranny?King John’s military failure at the Battle of Bouvines triggered the barons’ revolt, but the roots of their discontent lay much deeper. King John ruled England in a ruthless manner at a time when the instruments of government and the practices of…

‘Could Last Weeks’ – 5,000 Evacuated As Canary Islands Volcano Eruption Worsens

The Canary Islands' first volcanic eruption since the 1970s has resulted in the evacuation of 5,000 people and more than 100 destroyed building structures.The Volcanological Institute of the Canary Islands (Involcan) said lava flows from a sparsely populated area of La Palma are moving at 2,300 feet per hour. El #volcán de #CumbreVieja, en la isla…

The USD Is Weak, And What That Could Mean For The Rest Of 2021

Authored by Bryce Coward via Knowledge Leaders Capital blog,The US dollar is on the verge of breaking down to the lowest level since 2014. This is not all that surprising. After all, the US money supply continues to grow at a rapid pace relative to other countries and quantitative easing is likely to continue at…

This Could Be The Hottest Summer Ever… For Freight

By Zach Strickland of FreightWaves,The Inbound Ocean TEU Volume Index (IOTI), which measures maritime bookings for twenty-foot equivalent units for U.S. imports, is set to hit an all-time high this week. The IOTI starts in January 2019 but  covers one of the most active periods in maritime shipping thanks to the pandemic. With imports being…

Could A “Transaction Tax” Be A Good Thing?

Authored by Lance Roberts via RealInvestmentAdvice.com,I recently discussed why “Free, Isn’t Really Free” regarding the retail investor. While “free trades” have certainly reduced the transaction costs, the selling of data to the highest bidder has likely cost investors more than they saved. To wit:“As is clear from the billions paid for order flow and the billions made from executing…

“All Hell Could Break Loose”: The Fate Of The Market Is In The Median...

With less than 24 hours to go until one of the most closely watch Fed announcements in a long time, the VIX finds itself hanging just below 20, the gamma gravity in the S&P is at 4,000 while dealers remains short Nasdaq/QQQ gamma (which however is shrinking by the day). In short, depending on what…

How Bad Could It Get?

With rates seemingly no longer to the YTD high yield of 1.625%, and with everyone - hedge funds, CTAs, retail and now, even primary dealers dumping Treasurys...... Mizuho's head rates trader Peter Chatwell asked "how bad can the selloff get." To answer this question, he rhetorically asked another: what would the market normally expect from…

“This Could Take The Dollar Down”, Alasdair Macleod Warns “There’s A Real Crisis In...

Via Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com,Finance and economic expert Alasdair Macleod says watch interest rates and the U.S. dollar set the direction for the markets in 2021. Macleod explains, “You can see how, through interest rates, the future of the dollar is actually tied to the future of financial asset markets...""  If you get a pop in the bubble,…

Could Nancy Pelosi Lose The Speakership To Kevin McCarthy?

Authored by Thomas Lifson via AmericanThinker.com,Is karma going to come calling for Nancy Pelosi and the Democrats? I know that it sounds crazy, yet another improbable scenario in a season when our hopes have been dashed repeatedly after hearing predictions that a stolen presidential election would be rectified in the courts. But the scenario that…

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