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The Squeeze Play

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-venezuela-goldman-sachs-idUSKBN18P1Z5 Reuters reports Goldman Sachs bought $2 billion of bonds in Venezuela’s oil company. In a liquidity crunch, bonds were sold through a European banking syndicate for 30 cents on the dollar. It appears that communism has wrecked Venezuela’s economy … Continue reading

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http://www.zerohedge.com/news/2017-04-27/still-confused-about-trumps-1-page-tax-plan-goldman-explains-it-all

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Building-Out the Argument

(Organizing the Dysfunctional Psychopathy of the Risk) Arbitrage operates with a discrepancy of the values. This is the “disconnect” we often hear argued by political-economic analysts, but there really is no disconnection. Realignments, for example, occur to dial-up a new … Continue reading

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The Noumenous Value of Alpha Risk

For Wall Street technicians, controlling risk is the first order of business. Big, investment-commercial banks, like Goldman Sachs and Bank of America, get so good at controlling risk (and become TBTF, or SIFI’s as regulators call them) that when they … Continue reading

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The Overt-Covert, Conversion Perversion

Sublimation of the Risk When the NY Fed investigated Goldman Sachs’ investment banking practices and decided to let it slide, the harm the bank did was deemed acceptable. The methods used to gain the benefit of this acceptable amount of … Continue reading

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Delivering Supply on Demand

After WWII, people gained a stake (confidence) in the system. Buying homes on credit, “We” gained an equity stake. In due time, occupying space, trading debt for equity, people became members of the asset class in hordes, but not without … Continue reading

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Whichever Way the Wind Blows

While the Fed maintains that a sluggish economy is weather related, the 10-year yield is falling. Rising bond prices indicate a weak economic outlook despite that the Fed says the economy is improving. Weather related, the forecast is partly cloudy, … Continue reading

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