Hong Kong’s Stocks: Now Cheaper Than Pakistan’s

♠ Posted by Emmanuel in Casino Capitalism,China at 8/27/2015 12:51:00 PM
Islamabad or bust: HK stocks can now be bought more cheaply than Pakistan’s.

Having a powerful economy in your orbit, Big Brother style, has its benefits and drawbacks. For the longest time, the Hong Kong Stock Exchange (HKSE) has benefited from riding China’s slipstream: Late last year, mainland China overtook Japan […]

CNN Tells Americans That The Stock Market Is Not Going To Crash

By Michael Snyder, on August 26th, 2015On Wednesday we witnessed the third largest single day point gain for the Dow Jones Industrial Average ever.  That sounds like great news until you realize that the two largest were in October 2008 – right in the middle of the last financial crisis.  This is a perfect example of what I wrote […]

Crescat Capital Quarterly Investor Letter Q3 2015

Download Letter (PDF)August 26, 2015Crescat Capital’s Quarterly Investor Letter, Q3 2015Dear Investors,China’s economic crisis is in full swing and Crescat has been well positioned for it. The People’s Bank of China has begun unpegging its currency this month, just as Crescat had been predicting. As we explain below, we think it is only the beginning of further yuan devaluation. Through […]

China is investigating brokers for illegal stock trading – Business …

Employees of one of China’s biggest securities firms and one current and one former employee of its market regulator are under investigation on suspicion of illegal stock trading, state media reported Wednesday, amid the collapse of a stock price boom.Three other brokerages announced they are under investigation for possible violations of rules on confirming the identities of customers.China’s main stock market […]

Make no mistake — the stock market might still be … – Business Insider

USDA.govMonday was ugly.After stocks saw their worst week in four years, markets started Monday deep in the red, with the Dow plummeting 1,089 points before recovering some of its losses. All of the major US indexes fell over 3% by the end of the day.Tuesday feels like sunshine after a storm. Markets opened sharply higher, with the Dow up 390 […]

US stocks stage recovery despite collapse in global markets …

Collapse of US stocks due to ‘a confluence of negative attributes’. US stock markets staged a stunning recovery on Monday after plunging to dramatic lows earlier in the day as markets across the world went into meltdown over ongoing fears of a collapse in the Chinese economy.The Dow Jones Industrial average was down 200 points, or 1.2%, at 16,257 points […]

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 […]

Are Stock Markets Setting Up For A New 'Black Monday'? | Zero Hedge

The major U.S. stock market indices finally corrected after a 9-month sideways trend. The ‘big’ news this week for stocks was undoubtedly that the four indices all closed below their 200-day moving average, which IS an important breakdown.The key observation on the chart below, is the violation of the steep uptrend (highlighted with the rising green dotted line), which started […]

The Stock Market Is In Trouble – How Bad Can It Get?

Submitted by Pater Tenebrarum via,A Look at the Broader Market’s InternalsWe have previously discussed the stock market’s deteriorating internals, and in light of recent market weakness want to take a brief look at the broader market in the form if the NYSE Index (NYA). First it has to be noted that a majority of the stocks in the NYA […]

Biotech Breakdown: Seeking Relief Today

At Close: IBB down 2.35% to 342 at May bottom, XBI up 0.64% to 218
Two Hours to Go 2:15p EDT, NASDAQ Down 1.79% at 4792, IBB at $349
Biotech Breakdown: Relief Today Or Another Head Fake?
Biotech stocks are trying to hold the May lows with the IBB at $342 but now at $349. There is bit of buying today and most biotechnology […]