Sell everything! 2016 will be a ‘cataclysmic year,’ warns RBS

“Sell everything…except high quality bonds,” warned Andrew Roberts in a note this week.

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1/12/16 – That harrowing advice is from The Royal Bank of Scotland, which has warned of a “cataclysmic year” ahead for markets and advised clients to head for the exit. Do not wait. Do not pass go. Continue reading “Sell everything! 2016 will be a ‘cataclysmic year,’ warns RBS”

9/3/15 “A Dollar Crash of Biblical Proportion” – Bill Holter

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Bill Holter is back and he says “Something Just Happened”. In fact, something changed three weeks ago and a series of events began which has led to a cascading collapse in global markets and some very strange happenings in the precious metals markets.

In silver last week there was confirmed volume of 122,482 contracts traded in a single day which represents 612 MILLION ounces of physical silver … or over 87% of annual global silver production. Meanwhile China has sold $100 billion worth of Treasury bonds over the last two weeks. Continue reading “9/3/15 “A Dollar Crash of Biblical Proportion” – Bill Holter”

9/3/15 “Giant U.S. Pension Fund Calstrs to Propose Shift Away From Stocks, Bonds”

Calstrs to discuss shifting up to $12 billion to Treasurys, hedge funds, other investments

The nation’s second-largest pension fund is considering a significant shift away from some stocks and bonds, one of the most aggressive moves yet by a major retirement system to protect itself against another downturn.

Top investment officers of the California State Teachers’ Retirement System have discussed moving as much as 12% of the fund’s portfolio—or more than $20 billion—into U.S. Treasurys, hedge funds and other complex investments that they hope will perform well if markets tumble, according to public documents and people close to the fund. Its holdings of U.S. stocks and other bonds would likely decline to make room for the new investments. Continue reading “9/3/15 “Giant U.S. Pension Fund Calstrs to Propose Shift Away From Stocks, Bonds””