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 […]
If you didn’t notice that the stock markets in the US dropped nearly 4% today (after falling last Thursday and Friday) then you were probably completely off-the-grid and on vacation.
It was a nerve racking morning.
My favorite Tweet of the morning came from Hunter Walk
And by this I assume he meant that “market prognosticator twitter” was vomitous. And if that’s what […]
eapcontent.ap.orgPeople watch trading boards at a private stock market gallery in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on Monday, Aug. 24, 2015. Stocks tumbled across Asia on Monday as investors shaken by the sell-off last week on Wall Street unloaded shares in practically every sector. (AP Photo/Joshua Paul)NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stock markets plunged in early trading Monday following a big drop […]
Sunday, 23rd August 2015Note: News U Wish to Read is a compilation of articles published in the press, in the UAE, India and world around. Its purpose is to keep us informed of important news items which we all wish not to miss. Enjoy reading the below news items and links. More sections will come as it takes shape and […]
Investors have been flocking to biotech stocks this year, with the IBB, the ETF that tracks biotech stocks, making noteworthy gains. So far in 2015, several industries have either underperformed or provided mixed results, leading to a rather ho-hum showpiece for U.S. blue-chip indices.Biotech stocks, on the other hand, have consistently returned positive results in the markets over the past […]
China has lost its title as the world’s most liquid stock market as trading halts and regulatory efforts to curb bearish transactions drive away investors.Daily turnover on mainland exchanges has averaged the equivalent of US$202 billion over the past 30 days, down from US$288 billion at the start of July. After exceeding turnover on U.S. bourses for about a month […]
Stock Market SPX Triggers Sell SignalStock-Markets / Stock Markets 2015Aug 03, 2015 – 05:43 PM GMTBy: Anthony_CherniawskiSPX has now crossed below both the 50-day Moving Average and the 2-hour mid-Cycle support at 2097.72. SPX is back on an aggressive sell that becomes a confirmed sell below the 200-day Moving Average at 2069.43.TYX/TNX both appear to have finished their declines for […]
The Greek stock market is set to reopen on Monday as talks continue with the country’s creditors on a new multi-billion-euro bailout. Photograph: Orestis Panagiotou/EPA
Greek investors expect a tumultuous day’s trading when Athens’ stock market reopens on Monday after a five-week shutdown.The resumption of trading in Greek stocks will be the latest step back towards economic normality, after the prime […]
Authorities have been flailing in efforts over the past three weeks to prevent a further sell-off. Photograph: Shizuo Kambayashi/AP
China’s securities watchdog is investigating the impact of automated trading on share markets, as authorities step up a crackdown on what they regard as heavy speculative selling that could destabilise the world’s second-largest economy.China’s main share markets, both among the world’s five […]
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 […]