Here's a simple explanation for what just happened to the stock market

Business InsiderThe BI Markets team!See AlsoQ&A: What’s behind the China’s yuan devaluationHere’s why China is weakening its currencyDeutsche Bank on China’s crazy stock market: ‘There’s no obvious explanation’Global markets are making a woooooooooooshing sound Monday morning as everything tanks.Why is this happening, and should you be worried?Well, I talked to our Markets team. It is inarguably made up of the […]

Aquinox Pharmaceuticals Inc (AQXP): How This Biotech Stock …

David Zeiler:  For biotech stock investors, what happened to Aquanox Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:AQXP) over the past week looked like the ultimate fantasy come true.After reporting positive results from a mid-stage test for its bladder pain syndrome/interstitial cystitis drug AQX-1125 on Aug. 7, Aquanox stock took off like a rocket.Have you ever wondered how billionaires continue to get RICHER, while the rest of the world is struggling?“I study […]

China's Stock Market Collapse | naked capitalism

By Jayati Ghosh, Professor of Economics and Chairperson at the Centre for Economic Studies and Planning, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. Cross posted from Triple CrisisThe recent rout in the Chinese stock market – and the Chinese authorities’ increasingly panicky responses to it that temporarily halted the decline – may not seem all that important to some observers. Indeed, there […]

Alfidi Capital Visits The MoneyShow San Francisco 2015

The annual pilgrimage to the MoneyShow San Francisco has been my ritual since graduate school. Experts keep my financial knowledge base refreshed. Times change and shows like this one will eventually be completely virtual. The highlights for 2015 covered the disruption of financial advising and health care. I don’t need to repeat the most important talks because those will eventually […]

China vows to prop up market to avoid full-blown crash after stocks …

China said on Monday it was prepared to buy shares to stabilize the stock market and avert “systemic risks,” after major indices plunged more than 8 per cent in the biggest one-day fall since 2007.The securities regulator also said market authorities would deal severely with anyone engaged in the “malicious shorting of stocks,” in Beijing’s latest attempt to stave off […]

China's stock market: After quick 8.5% crash, confusion reigns …

It’s days like Monday that reassure Tony Hann he was right to avoid stocks in mainland China.Boom! The bottom just dropped out of China’s unprecedented efforts to prop up its marketChina’s stocks tumbled the most in eight years Monday morning as investors lost faith in government measures to support the market and the IMF warned Beijing to butt out.Continue reading.The […]

Business live: Yanis Varoufakis defends secret plan B; Chinese …

Yanis Varoufakis has just released a statement defending his work creating a parallel payment system during his time as finance minister.The statement, from “the Office of Yanis Varoufakis”, insists that he was fully authorised to carry out the work.It also criticises the media for their “far-fetched” articles, and denies the claim that he ever planned to hijack all taxpayers tax […]

Beijing says it will intervene 'when necessary' to stabilize China's …

Jason Lee / REUTERSSee AlsoChina pays a price to avert stock market crashChina’s small investors are looking for a way out of stocksInvestors aren’t convinced by China’s efforts to stop the $2.8 trillion market routA commentary in the Communist Party’s flagship publication yesterday suggests the mainland government is prepared to intervene in the stock market again if turbulence returns.The article […]

China Just Started Nationalizing Its Stock Market | Zero Hedge

Last week we presented China’s latest bazooka in its ongoing attempt to halt its plunging market (apparently threats to arrest sellers were insufficient) – China Securities Finance Corp. As a subsidiary of the China Securities Regulatory Commission, this meant that “China’s central bank is now underwriting brokerages’ margin lending businesses” and that “the PBoC is now in the business of […]

#Biotech and #socialmedia stocks doing well

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