panic Archive

  • Experts tell us not to panic, but that's just what it looks like. Slowing growth in China, collapsing oil prices, and now a bear market in shares all contribute to a scary scenario.

    Market turmoil: How does it affect me?

    Experts tell us not to panic, but that's just what it looks like. Slowing growth in China, collapsing oil prices, and now a bear market in shares all contribute to a scary scenario.

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  • The man responsible for stock circuit breakers says Chinese officials must revise their safety net to avoid creating panic, joining critics who argue the nation’s trading halts are triggered too easily for such a volatile market.

    Inventor of Market Circuit Breakers Says China Got It Wrong

    The man responsible for stock circuit breakers says Chinese officials must revise their safety net to avoid creating panic, joining critics who argue the nation’s trading halts are triggered too easily for such a volatile market.

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  • This is a typical short-cover panic and correct, gold has not rallied showing that this is by no means the end of a trend for the dollar. This is illustrating just how serious this entire mess has become with Quantitative Easing. This is out of control and today’s price action confirms it. Welcome to the new reality.

    Euro & the Carry Trade

    This is a typical short-cover panic and correct, gold has not rallied showing that this is by no means the end of a trend for the dollar. This is illustrating just how serious this entire mess has become with Quantitative Easing. This is out of control and today’s price action confirms it. Welcome to the new reality.

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  • Predominately, the problem that confronts the majority is the complete failure to comprehend what actually causes a panic. The assumption that there is some BUYER who buys the high and carries that to a loss all the way down providing the mythical short-player vast profits is another myth. The buyers on the way down are typically short sellers taking a profit providing vital support. There are some courageous attempts at bottom picking. However, these tend to die out the longer the decline prevails.

    Spiral Panic

    Predominately, the problem that confronts the majority is the complete failure to comprehend what actually causes a panic. The assumption that there is some BUYER who buys the high and carries that to a loss all the way down providing the mythical short-player vast profits is another myth. The buyers on the way down are typically short sellers taking a profit providing vital support. There are some courageous attempts at bottom picking. However, these tend to die out the longer the decline prevails.

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  • My retirement money is already as good as gone. It's not gone, but it is now trapped while being sapped of all real value. It is trapped because I waited one day too long, even though I knew what I wanted to do with it. This is the real world, and there is no reward for knowing, only for doing. I didn't do, and now I will have to face whatever reality delivers while knowing what I knew. What an absolute horror.

    An American Horror Story

    My retirement money is already as good as gone. It's not gone, but it is now trapped while being sapped of all real value. It is trapped because I waited one day too long, even though I knew what I wanted to do with it. This is the real world, and there is no reward for knowing, only for doing. I didn't do, and now I will have to face whatever reality delivers while knowing what I knew. What an absolute horror.

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  • In this excellent summary of all things currently (and historically) bubblicious - whether greed-driven or fear-driven - Williams concludes it is never different this time as he addresses the four phases of the classic bubble-wave: smart-money, awareness, mania, blow-off (or crash) and explains how government bonds are set to burst and gold is only just about to enter its mania phase.

    Extraordinary Popular Delusions And The Madness Of Markets

    In this excellent summary of all things currently (and historically) bubblicious - whether greed-driven or fear-driven - Williams concludes it is never different this time as he addresses the four phases of the classic bubble-wave: smart-money, awareness, mania, blow-off (or crash) and explains how government bonds are set to burst and gold is only just about to enter its mania phase.

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