X-factor Report 30 August 2015
by Lance Roberts, StreetTalk Live
In last week's missive I specifically stated:
'The time has now come to start moving more heavily to cash. As I will discuss throughout this weekend's missive, including the 401k-Plan Manager, it is now time to 'OPPORTUNISTICALLY' REDUCE PORTFOLIO ALLOCATIONS.
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from The Conversation, The Conversation
-- this post authored by Geraint Lewis, University of Sydney
Stephen Hawking said something! And again the international media is all a'buzz.
The physics community is a little more muted, but after hearing the pronouncements of the famous theoretical physicist, of supertranslations and horizons, like those listening to Douglas Adams's Deep Thought, you might be wonder what the actual questions is.
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China's Stock Market Tumble and the Outlook for the Global Economy
by L. Randall Wray, New Economic Perspectives
Interview of L. Randall Wray by Dasha Chernyshova, Moscow reporter for the Sputnik News Agency
by Asif Suria
Insider buying increased last week with insiders buying $170.5 million of stock compared to $121.15 million in the week prior. Selling on the other hand declined sharply with insiders selling $899.89 million of stock last week compared to $2.12 billion in the week prior.
The recent market turmoil sparked renewed enthusiasm amongst insiders and generated a large number of interesting insider purchases. Four out of the top five purchases listed below have been on my watch list for some time now.
28Aug2015 Market Close: Small Caps Close Up Nicely, Large Caps Close Down Or Near The Unchanged Line
28Aug2015 Market Update: Markets Looking Weak Going Into The Afternoon Session As Oil Appears To Hav
28Aug2015 Pre-Market Commentary: Stock Future Indexes Sliding Off Yesterday's Closing Numbers, Oil O
Written by Steven Hansen
This leading index continues to be recalculated (what good is a leading index which continues to be recalculated?) - and continues to forecast stable but relatively weak growth for the remainder of the year. A review of all major leading indicators follows - and no leading index is particularily strong.