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Wall Street’s Latest Bounce – Ostrich Economics At Work – David Stockman’s Contra Corner 10-20-15

Salient to Investors: David Stockman writes: The price of financial assets is now artificial and wildly inaccurate. $300 trillion of global finance cannot remain stable much longer. Bulls believe the Fed is on hold until at least next March, while Wall Street is projecting S&P 500 earnings of $130 per share on an ex-items basis for

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Central Banks Have Shot Their Wad – Why The Casino Is In For A Rude Awakening, Part I – David Stockman’s Contra Corner 07-25-15

Salient to Investors: David Stockman writes: The central banks have shot their wad after increasing their aggregate balance sheet from $3 trillion to $22 trillion over the last 15 years, which falsified financial prices. The coming deflation will bring a plunge in corporate profits and collapsing prices of vastly inflated risk asset classes. The

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More Job Losses Coming To U.S. Shale – OilPrice.com 07-16-15

Salient to Investors: Gaurav Agnihotri writes: The short to medium-term outlook for oil is mostly bearish. The Iran nuclear agreement, Greece, high OPEC production, and China’s market turmoil make an oil price rebound highly unlikely in the near future. Low oil prices will most likely result in more job losses. The

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Fareed Zakaria GPS – CNN 06-14-15

Salient to Investors: Fareed Zakaria said: The cold war between Russia and the West over Ukraine is worsening. Saudi Arabia will not build a nuclear weapon whatever happens with Iran’s nuclear program because it cannot – oil is 44 % and manufacturing less than 10% of GDP. Saudi Arabia could not

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Goldman: Here’s Why Oil Crashed—and Why Lower Prices Are Here to Stay – Bloomberg 02-11-15

Salient to Investors: Sven Jari Stehn at Goldman Sachs said: The massive supply shock in half2 2014 accounted for most of the oil price decline, joined by slowing demand in December and January. Since the stock market is a good indicator of economic demand, when stocks move in tandem with oil

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Zanny Minton Beddoes – Charlie Rose 02-10-15

Salient to Investors: Zanny Minton Beddoes at The Economist said: The economy’s fundamental drivers, particularly rapid technological change, means that the rewards disproportionately go to the top. The latest IMF research suggests that you get stronger and more lasting economic growth in societies that are more equal. The last time

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These Experts Know Exactly Where Oil Prices Are Headed – BloombergBusiness 02-06-15

Salient to Investors: Gary Cohn at Goldman Sachs predicts oil will decline to as low as $30. Astenbeck Capital Mgmt said shale oil will soon be needed to make up for global production declines, pushing US prices to as high as $65. Giovanni Staunovo at UBS says oil is yet to

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Why The Stock Market Casino Is Dangerous: The Case Of Looney Tunes In the Sand Dunes – David Stockman’s Contra Corner 01-02-15

Salient to Investors:  David Stockman writes: Emerge Energy Services’s parabolic rise from its IPO and absurd valuation demonstrates the momo play by robots, day traders and flavor-of-the-month hedge funds in a stock market that has been destroyed by the Fed. Emerge is a poster boy for the irrational exuberance that has become institutionalized

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Dividend Stocks Could Be Dangerous in 2015, Ketterer Says – Bloomberg 12-31-15

Salient to Investors: Sarah Ketterer at at Causeway Capital Mgmt said: Buying energy stocks very incrementally as oil prices eventually reach a floor and rise again but no idea when. Looks for companies with tremendous financial strength that can continue to pay dividends. Smart companies will use  their balance sheet strength to buy

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Harvard Endowment Loaded Up on Texas Energy Stocks Last Quarter – Bloomberg 11-17-14

Salient to Investors: Harvard Endowment initiated positions in Texas-based oil and gas companies in Q3, increasing its energy position to about a third of US public equity holdings, second only to health care. Stanford invested in fossil-fuel companies in Q3. Read the full article at http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2014-11-17/harvard-added-texas-energy-companies-during-third-quarter.html Click here to receive free and immediate email alerts

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