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COTD: U.S. Shale Breakeven Oil Prices

(COTD = Chart of the Day)                   Source:  World Bank-Global Monthly

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Market Liquidity Conditions Still Loose As A Goose

Since the Fed began raising interest rates in December 2015,  financial market liquidity conditions have loosened considerably.   Recall our post,  Orwellian Monetary Policy,  which we wrote in May. “Tightening is Easing” Since U.S. monetary policy began tightening in December … Continue reading

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Mexican Peso Recovers All Of Its Trump Losses, Then Some

The Mexican peso,  after falling 18 percent against the dollar from the U.S. presidential election day to the day before the inauguration on January 19,  it has rallied almost 20 percent from its low, and is now up 15 percent … Continue reading

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US Sector ETF Performance – July 14

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Global Risk Monitor – July 14

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COTD: China’s Financial System

. China’s financial system consists of six major entities: The People’s Bank of China, governments, commercial banks, financial institutions, enterprises, and individuals. The People’s Bank of China is a national bank, invested by the government. Though the People’s Bank of … Continue reading

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How Brazil’s Once Mighty “Lula” Has Fallen

There doesn’t seem a day that goes by without a political scandal in some emerging market rocking the tape.  Check that.  Add also developed markets.    Brazil, Pakistan, Mozambique, and, yes, even the United States. But today’s nine and half year … Continue reading

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Crude Oil Gets C- On Today’s Test

We were looking for better price action in crude oil after this morning’s EIA release, which did confirm last night’s  API monster draws in inventories and showed that Cushing inventories at their lowest levels since Nov 2015.   But U.S. … Continue reading

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Guest Post: Random Acts of Kindness

Here’s a very moving piece and a nice time out from the random acts of the market. .  Posted by a beloved college girl very close to us. . The In Her Honor Project I was best friends with Takeimi … Continue reading

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TOTD: Today’s Rare Market Feat

This would be the 4th time in 20 years that stocks, bonds and gold all up by > 0.25% on the Fed Chair’s semi-annual testimony.  – Sentimen Trader (TOTD = Table of the Day)

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