This 2 Day Stock Market Crash Was Larger Than Any 1 Day Stock …

This 2 Day Stock Market Crash Was Larger Than Any 1 Day Stock Market Crash In U.S. History
By Michael Snyder, on August 21st, 2015We witnessed something truly historic happen on Friday.  The Dow Jones Industrial Average plummeted 530 points, and that followed a 358 point crash on Thursday.  When you add those two days together, the total two day […]

Fund Managers’ Current Asset Allocation – August

Summary: Overall, fund managers’ asset allocations in August provide conflicting views on sentiment.On the one hand, fund managers’ cash remains at the highest levels since the 2011 and 2012 equity lows and the panic in 2008-09. This is normally contrarian bullish.However, allocations to equities rose over the past two months and are above the mean. Cash levels are high because […]

China's stock market remains jittery after greatest losses since 2007 …

An investor watches market returns at a stock exchange hall on 27 July in Tai an, China. Photograph: ChinaFotoPress/ChinaFotoPress via Getty Images
Beijing has vowed to step up its interventions in China’s volatile stock market following a traumatic day on Monday when stocks suffered their greatest losses since 2007.A government-controlled stock-buying agency would “continue to buy stocks to stabilise the market”, […]

Daily Intelligence Briefing – Pharma

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Big Pharma Refills its Blockbuster Pipeline While the Generics Consolidate


This Week’s Issue Cluster: Pharma
Generic drugmakers get on the megamerger bandwagon
New blockbuster branded drugs are coming down the pike, including Alzheimer’s, malaria, and cholesterol.
US […]

Fund Managers’ Current Asset Allocation – July

Summary: Overall, fund managers’ asset allocations in July provide a confused view.On the one hand, fund managers raised cash to a 6 1/2 year high. It hasn’t been this high since the height of panic in late 2008. This is normally contrarian bullish.Note, however, that allocations to equities rose over the past month. Most of the rise in cash came […]

Greek crisis: financial markets buffeted after no vote | World news …

A currency trader walks by a screen showing the Korea composite stock price index at the Korea Exchange Bank headquarters in Seoul. Photograph: Ahn Young-joon/AP
Share prices were sent tumbling across the Asia-Pacific on Monday after Greece’s resounding no vote in the weekend’s bailout referendum raised fears it could be forced to exit the eurozone.While significant losses had not descended into […]


MAY 23rdUS STOCKS-Wall St ends lower after Yellen comments fail to inspire – Yellen comments leave rate expectations unchanged on Wall Street – Core inflation highest since January 2013 – Boeing falls after Bombardier jet report – Microsoft down after report of Salesforce deal talksU.S. stocks were generally lower Friday after hawkish remarks from Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen, who […]

Why there is a disconnect in the stock market – Business Insider

More Charts

There’s been a growing disconnect in stocks. Over the last few weeks, we’ve highlighted versions of the following chart from Bank of America Merril Lynch, which shows that US equity funds have seen massive outflows this year while stocks continue to climb to record highs. The big questions surrounding this disconnect relates to where the outflowing cash is being invested and who’s propping up […]

Are Biotech Stocks in a Bubble?

news.goldseek.com / By David Chapman / 23 April 2015Are Biotech stocks in a bubble? This is a question that is being asked. According to an article by Bloomberg (Biotech Index in Nosebleed Territory – Up 500% In 4-years, Trades At 10X Revenues – Bloomberg Business, March 8, 2015) the 269 Biotech companies that are listed on the NASDAQ are up […]

Fund Managers’ Current Asset Allocation – April

Every month, we review the latest BAML survey of global fund managers. Among the various ways of measuring investor sentiment, this is one of the better ones as the results reflect how managers are allocated in various asset classes. These managers oversee a combined $600b in assets.The data should be viewed mostly from a contrarian perspective; that is, when equities […]