China's economic woes extend far beyond its stock market …

China’s economic outlook is causing global jitters. Photograph: Rolex Dela Pena/EPA
The Chinese government’s heavy handed efforts to contain recent stock market volatility – the latest move prohibits short-selling and sales by major shareholders – have seriously damaged its credibility. But China’s policy failures should come as no surprise. Policymakers there are far from the first to mismanage financial markets, currencies, […]

US markets sell-off, Aug. 24, 2015 – Business Insider

investing.comStocks are rolling over again. It’s been a chaotic day in markets, with the Dow crashing more than 1,000 points, the S&P 500 was down 120 points, and the Nasdaq was down 393 points shortly after the market open. All of the major averages were down 5% or more at their worst levels. The market recovered most of its losses during the morning, but near […]

Eyes on banks as Greek stock exchange to reopen – Business Insider

© AFP/File Louisa GouliamakiPeople queue at ATM machines outside a branch of Piraeus Bank in central Athens on June 29, 2015Athens (AFP) – Attention will be focused on Greece’s embattled banks on Monday when the Athens stock exchange reopens after a six-week shutdown over the country’s debt crisis.The banks are in a vulnerable position because of outflows of billions of […]

China's Stock Market Falling Off a Cliff: Why, and Why Care? | naked …

Yves here. This post, which ran in the second week of July, provides important background on how and why Chinese authorities ramped the stock market, and what the ramifications of the its implosion are likely to be.By Alicia García-Herrero, Chief Economist for Asia Pacific at NATIXIS, Senior Fellow st Bruegel and non-resident research fellow at Real Instituto El Cano. Originally […]

Chinese stock markets slide as investors panic (again) – The Guardian

An investor looks at falling stock prices in Hangzhou, eastern China as markets slumped. Photograph: AP
Turmoil has returned to the Chinese stock market as shares suffered their worst fall in eight years, knocking commodity prices and fuelling jitters among investors in London.Following three weeks of relative calm, the Shanghai Composite Index plummeted on Monday, ending down 8.5% at 3725.56 – […]

Stocks are falling after chaotic news out of Greece this weekend …

FinVizStocks are rolling over.Near 2:35 pm ET, stocks were at their lowest levels of the day with the Dow down 300, the S&P 500 down 37 points, and the Nasdaq down 104. The Nasdaq was the day’s biggest loser on a percentage basis, falling more than 2%, while the S&P 500 was down about 1.8% and the Dow was off 1.6%. With […]

It's Going To Be An Interesting Week: After The Chinese Stock …

After The Chinese Stock Market Crash There Will Be A Margin Call On $370 Billion Dollars Worth Of Debt Next Week!!!SNIPChina’s stock markets tumbled on Friday to near bear territory further deepening the sell-off that started two weeks ago. The Shanghai Composite, down 7.4% on the day, has fallen 19% from its June 12 high wiping out $1.25 trillion in […]

Playmate Kennedy Summers day trading – Business Insider

Getty Images/ Mike WindleKennedy Summers, Playboy’s 2014 ‘Playmate of the Year.’See AlsoThe SEC is hunting hackers who stole corporate emails to trade stocksORDERED CHAOS: An annotated guide to the bustling trading floor of the Chicago Mercantile ExchangeJimmy Lee was the greatest investment banker of our time, but that’s not what made him specialPlayboy’s 2014 “Playmate of the Year,” Kennedy Summers, […]

Greece / Stock Market Played Like a Bouzouki :: The Market Oracle …

Greece / Stock Market Played Like a BouzoukiStock-Markets / Stock Markets 2015Jun 23, 2015 – 10:12 AM GMTBy: JesseWe have a deal!No really. This time we do have a deal. Uh, we think.And the cry went forth, and Very Serious People breathed a sigh of relief, the Greek people continued to take their euros out of the banks, and the […]

Stock Market Caution as Greek Crisis Reaches Endgame :: The …

Stock Market Caution as Greek Crisis Reaches EndgameStock-Markets / Stock Markets 2015Jun 14, 2015 – 04:27 PM GMTBy: Christopher_QuigleyEuropean markets were on a roller coaster ride last week as rumor and counter rumor about a Greek deal with the European Central Bank circulated and affected sentiment. When news hit Friday that the IMF team had left for Washington the DAX […]