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Houston, we have a problem! The velocity of M2 money has plunged to an all time low

A bitter observation: the gigantic injections of liquidity are piling up on banks' balance sheets. With little effect on the real economy.


Too soon to call a bottom in the US dollar but Fed tapering talk is reason to prepare

The US dollar has been battling higher this week with DXY rising back through the key 90 big figure and EUR/USD down 200 pips from a 2-year high. Is there more to come?


Ant Group’s Chinese IPO: $34 billion, or the biggest IPO in history

If Chinese billionaire Jack Ma already broke the record for the biggest IPO with Alibaba - $25 billion in 2014 – he just did it again with Ant Group, making the largest share sale in history.


US Bank stocks getting clobbered - MARKET WRAP

Stocks ticked lower for a second day, led lower by bank stocks following poorly-received quarterly results and as hopes for a pre-election stimulus deal continue to fade.


US mega banks Q3  earnings preview

Loan losses and the need for extra reserves for futures losses as well as trading revenues will be in focus for mega bank Q3 earnings.


Chime becomes the most valuable private fintech company in the US

Chime recently raised 485M in its F series, raising its valuation to $14.5 billion, pushing the company in first position of the most valuable private fintech companies in the United States.


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