BAML Warns Of Major Risks, Sees Crash Ahead, But …….. Buy The Dip

As Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s Benjamin Bowler looks at the placid, quantitatively engineered markets and correlates it with the unusual geopolitical and regional occurrences that have transformed the landscape, he emerges with one central thought. “Risk is not fake news,” he concludes in the title of a December 6 research piece. The derivatives expert can… Please follow and like us:

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The 1 Percent Now Have Half the World’s Wealth

The richest 1 percent of the world’s population owns more than half of household wealth with their share skyrocketing since the global financial crisis, a new report says. The annual Global Wealth Report, published Tuesday by Credit Suisse, points out that while the top 1 percent and 10 percent of the world’s richest saw their share… Please follow and like us:

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Family-Owned Firms: Trading At A Discount

The idea that investors can profit from family-owned firms seems to be a contradiction at first, but it’s not. Publically traded companies with a substantial insider ownership outperform their non-family owned peers on many different metrics according to research from analysts at Credit Suisse. Trying To Beat The Market? Look To Family-Owned Companies Family Business Model Works… Please follow and like us:

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Pent Up European Demand Could Drive Euro Stocks Higher

The US stock market has been advancing over the past month while US bond yields basis the ten-year note have been falling over the same period. Over a similar period of time, however, the German DAX has been leading European stocks lower, diverging from US stocks, at the same time the German ten-year bund has been… Please follow and like us:

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After Paying $1 Billion In Interest, IS SNB Going To Shock?

Swiss banks paid nearly $1 billion in negative interest rate fees in 2017, a recent Reuters report notes, pointing to wealthy bank clients largely storing their cash on the sidelines and, thanks to negative interest rates, paying for the pleasure. In fact, the cash levels rival that seen in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis.… Please follow and like us:

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Small-cap firms tap staff to boost shares

SHANGHAI – Some small-cap companies in China are trying to boost their low stock prices by requesting their employees to buy shares. Already battered by the recent slump in mainland equities, such cash-strapped companies are even promising that executives, usually the chairman, will protect in-house investors from any potential losses. At least 23 companies have offered… Please follow and like us:

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How These Shipping Stocks are Faring? — Overseas Shipholding, Star Bulk, Kirby, and Golar LNG

NEW YORK, April 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — The global Shipping industry transports cargo through designated sea routes, and is regulated by the International Maritime Organization. It can be broadly classified into wet bulk, dry bulk, and liners. Today, Stock-Callers.com scans the following four stocks: Overseas Shipholding Group Inc. (NYSE: OSG), Star Bulk Carriers Corp. (NASDAQ: SBLK),… Please follow and like us:

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Commodities Decreased in March due to Supply Expectations

NEW YORK, April 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Commodities decreased in March, driven by shifting supply expectations, according to Credit Suisse Asset Management. The Bloomberg Commodity Index Total Return performance was negative for the month, with 18 out of 22 Index constituents posting losses. Credit Suisse Asset Management observed the following: Agriculture decreased 5.83%, led lower by… Please follow and like us:

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For United Continental, Apple, tech: It’s clobberin’ time!

WASHINGTON,  – When it comes to some large American corporations these days, it boils down to a matter of “Dumb and Dumber.” We’ve been after American industries for years for the left-liberal virtue-signaling behavior of some idiotic CEOs. (And we’ll do it again, soon.) But today, we’re dealing with just plain stupid behavior… Please follow and like us:

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Oil & Gas Stocks on Investors’ Radar — Delek US, Sunoco, CVR Energy, and Alon USA

NEW YORK, April 3, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — On Friday, benchmark US indices were in bearish colors as the NASDAQ Composite closed the trading session down 0.04%; the Dow Jones Industrial Average edged 0.31% lower; and the S&P 500 was down 0.23%. US markets witnessed broad based losses with five out of nine sectors finishing the day… Please follow and like us:

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U.S. Stocks ‘Highly Overvalued’ But Remain Tied To Trump’s Favorability: Credit Suisse

The Trump trade might be overdone. Even after the post-Jan. 30 slide, following the president’s controversial executive order on immigration curbs on seven Muslim countries, U.S. stocks remain “highly overvalued,” relative to 2018 earnings expectations, according to Credit Suisse. “…on current 2018 expectations, U.S. stocks still look highly overvalued, with FY2 P/E’s in line with past… Please follow and like us:

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