When it comes to earnings, everyone on Wall Street is playing a game with your money. It’s called “hide the earnings” – and it’s totally legal.
The Panama Papers implicated more than 500 banks and bank subsidiaries – including some global giants.
The Panama Papers are just the tip of an iceberg that’s going to drown global leaders, governments, banks, moguls – the list goes on.
Stocks have been on a tear. After looking weak in February, they’ve soared close to 13% in a matter of weeks.
So why does it all feel like a magic trick?
It seemed for a minute that reality would bring some semblance of market-pricing to U.S. and global markets, because it’s much needed.
But then central banks stepped in… again.
Stock buybacks represent one of the most insidious bits of financial engineering in the markets – executives claim that they’re returning money to shareholders when they’re really lining their own pockets.
If you follow the stock market, you know what the VIX is. It’s the volatility index. But here’s something you may not know: the VIX is about to face some competition – and with good reason.
The negative reception NIRP is getting from a lot of economists, analysts, and ordinary Americans doesn’t diminish the likelihood the Fed will resort to this disastrous policy if it sees an emergency on the horizon.
Stocks have been on a bit of a tear since Friday, Feb. 12. Some investors are wondering whether it’s safe to buy, others have dived right in.
The soldiers of fortune at the U.S. Federal Reserve have devised an insidious plan to solidify their control over free markets and America.