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by richard5za
Tue Mar 31, 2020 10:24 am
Forum: Finance and Investments
Topic: Financial topics
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Re: Financial topics

Hedge fund EJF Capital LLC told clients it was suspending redemptions from one of its funds for the foreseeable future because it didn’t want to be a forced seller in what it called “dysfunctional” credit markets. The $7 billion EJF, founded by Emanuel “Manny” Friedman, told clients in a letter Fri...
by richard5za
Mon Mar 30, 2020 11:39 am
Forum: Finance and Investments
Topic: Financial topics
Replies: 20180
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Not at all clear what the stock market will be doing over the next week or two. I reckon it should be heading south and its not. Any forecasts? I am completely out and watching from the side lines as of today. Well, out of stocks. I am long dollar, long gold, and the rest in local cash. I reckon if ...
by richard5za
Wed Mar 25, 2020 9:10 am
Forum: Finance and Investments
Topic: Financial topics
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Does anyone have a view on how long this pandemic could go on for: A scenario cone shortest versus longest. If it mirrors the 1918 pandemic most countries were more than a year but then it was allowed to burn through without isolation. Only the USA practiced some isolation and that looks like just l...
by richard5za
Tue Mar 24, 2020 10:53 pm
Forum: Finance and Investments
Topic: Financial topics
Replies: 20180
Views: 2355332

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John wrote:
vincecate wrote:Coronavirus: India enters 'total lockdown' after spike in cases

https://www.bbc.com/news/world-asia-india-52024239


Ditto New Zealand.

Total lockdown in South Africa from midnight this coming Thursday 26 August
by richard5za
Tue Mar 24, 2020 10:26 am
Forum: Finance and Investments
Topic: Financial topics
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Re: Financial topics

richard5za wrote:I think we are getting our first proper bounce on the waterfall crash. Dow up 6.45% as I write. I wonder how high. Gold holding gains at $1602

Only just seen that gold leapt up 1670 and then back to 1600 - what trading is going on?
by richard5za
Tue Mar 24, 2020 10:13 am
Forum: Finance and Investments
Topic: Financial topics
Replies: 20180
Views: 2355332

Re: Financial topics

I think we are getting our first proper bounce on the waterfall crash. Dow up 6.45% as I write. I wonder how high. Gold holding gains at $1602
by richard5za
Mon Mar 23, 2020 2:49 pm
Forum: Finance and Investments
Topic: Financial topics
Replies: 20180
Views: 2355332

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vincecate wrote:Basically every talking head I see says the Fed needs to make more liquidity. Only Peter Schiff says printing money will probably lead to high inflation.

Might be a time to be contrarian.

I wonder if that's the reason gold leapt up?
by richard5za
Sun Mar 22, 2020 9:47 am
Forum: Finance and Investments
Topic: Financial topics
Replies: 20180
Views: 2355332

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We have to remind ourselves from time to time that the big panic, the generational panic day that will be seared into people's consciousnesses for generations is yet to come. When every day is a panic day, that is not the real panic yet. It's going to have to be a whopper. What was the panic day or...
by richard5za
Sun Mar 22, 2020 6:06 am
Forum: Weblog News Comments and Discussion
Topic: Generational Dynamics World View News
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Views: 243212

Re: Generational Dynamics World View News

22-Mar-20 World View -- Today's Wuhan Coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic vs 1918 Spanish Flu Why the Covid-19 crisis won't be over by summer Bangladesh, Greece, Syria, Yemen, Venezuela, Mumbai, Lagos John, I agree the this pandemic won't be over by summer. However how long? I came across information t...
by richard5za
Sat Mar 21, 2020 11:57 am
Forum: Finance and Investments
Topic: Financial topics
Replies: 20180
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John, Aeden, Higg, Vince, I have been very surprised at the crash / correction of Wall Street. The stock market / Dow initial chart was very similar to 1929. You would need to be a scholar of stock market history to spot the difference if all figures were removed! The waterfall crash has exceeded 19...

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