Shanghai Index looking to fall through 2000 today, 5 years of ordinary returns on this index, with no real bounce from the GFC indicates rather ominous view...

James McKay

Shanghai Index looking to fall through 2000 today, 5 years of ordinary returns on this index, with no real bounce from the GFC indicates rather ominous view especially since the rest of the western world is depending on Chinese growth. Commodities front is interesting with Indonesian ban of unprocessed ore... Show More

Ellerston Capital, views short/equity hedge positions in recent private equity floats and technology stocks,Goldman Sachs notes NAB ex div tomorrow for the...

James McKay

Ellerston Capital, views short/equity hedge positions in recent private equity floats and technology stocks,Goldman Sachs notes NAB ex div tomorrow for the dividend strippers which should support the index. Generally a risk asset ramp up, currency sell off. Christmas rally has been late top arrive this year with ASX 200... Show More

Views of 2014: Michael Pento, founder of Pento Portfolio Strategies: Disappointingly, it is much more probable that the government has brought us out of the...

James McKay

Views of 2014: Michael Pento, founder of Pento Portfolio Strategies: Disappointingly, it is much more probable that the government has brought us out of the Great Recession, only to set us up for the Greater Depression, which lies just on the other side of interest rate normalization. -Boston University Economics Professor... Show More

HFT and algo's could send us Back to the fututre

James McKay

HFT and algo's could send us Back to the fututre? Return of the block trading desks and brokers? As WSJ reports, in fact the big boys are conducting more upstairs trades, in which deals are executed among big institutions, bypassing the broader market, because the proliferation of algorithmic trading and... Show More