Tag Archives: European Debt Crisis

More on Europe from SocGen and Kyle Bass

From a SocGen Analyst’s note released today: The extraordinary events we’ve seen these past months are now threatening the euro project, and calls for its dismissal, which were laughable a year ago, are becoming more mainstream. Risk aversion has increased … Continue reading

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“It’s a Disaster, the United States…” Kyle Bass

Bass’s usual upbeat outlook on Japan, Europe and the US as broadcast on BNN today. I wish the interviewers would have allowed Bass to fully answer their questions. They cut him off too many times to ask a new question in the … Continue reading

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Counterfactual Friday: Fifty-Year Market Veteran Feels Like a Kid in a Candy Store

Joe Rosenberg has been investing for the Loews family in one capacity or another for almost fifty years. He said in today’s Barron’s that this is the best large cap, US equity investment opportunity he has seen in a long time. … Continue reading

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Recent Headlines from a Popular News Aggregator

Recent headlines from a popular news aggregation website: Germany told it must act to save Europe… Impassioned plea for continent to avoid ‘apocalypse’… Warned of ‘highly devastating outcomes’… Just days until collapse? It is hard to believe the US market … Continue reading

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Kyle Bass on Japan and Europe at a Darden School Conference

Michael Lewis opens his latest book, Boomerang, which can be found in the bookstore above, with a vignette about his meeting in 2008 with Kyle Bass of Hayman Capital. He left the meeting thinking that Bass was a bit of … Continue reading

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It’s 1931

I channel Dow Jones Market Talk, which channels Brad DeLong, who channels Rogoff, Reinhart, and Krugman. MARKET TALK: It’s 1931 DOW JONES NEWSWIRES 5:20 (Dow Jones) “I have been complaining for some time now that Reinhart and Rogoff think that … Continue reading

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Mr. Market Yawns at G-20 Failure to Fix Europe’s Problems

In the last 45 minutes of trading on October 4, the US stock market shot up almost 4% on a rumor that France and Germany would talk about a plan for the Euro debt crisis. Since then European leaders have met several … Continue reading

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Rumors Drive the Market Upward Again

As I have written before, any news rumor is good news for the market; the aftershock of disappointment is likely to be much more pronounced. From a Dow Jones Newsire report published online at 5:17pm today: On Tuesday, the market … Continue reading

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What is Behind the Market’s 12% Jump in One Week?

At 3:15 pm on October 4, the S&P 500 was at 1081.89. By 4:oo pm it finished at 1123.95, up 3.89% in forty-five minutes. To put that in perspective, the market was in the 1081 range in October 1998. So, … Continue reading

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