Category Archives: Economics – Trading – and Money

Topics related to money, trading, and markets, but NOT including my weekly market commentary found under Wall Street Week.

You Sell 33 Tons, and What Do You Get, 7 Percent Down and Deeper In Debt

Someone in China sold 33 tons of gold in 5 minutes yesterday. What does that look like on a chart? Continue reading

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Corn Roots Water and Risks

A brief look at a news story from RFDTV, and summary of what too wet, then dry, does to corn roots. Continue reading

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NYSE Floor Halted, China halted 1300 Stocks, What A Mess

China has halted trading in 1300 individual stocks in an attempt to prevent a crash from continuing, while the NYSE floor traders are shut down from “technical problems”. What a day… Continue reading

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Greece, Puerto Rico, the U.S.A., and how a debt crisis happens

How does a marginal high debt load turn into a crushing burden and debt crisis, and how do a few countries compare? Continue reading

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A Chart Of Market Worries

The market is looking a bit ‘toppy’ to me, but likely is related to The Fed and expectations of interest rate increases later this year. Continue reading

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