Sun, 11 February 2018
Our FEATURE today focuses on perhaps the number one concern for most investors: Why is the market so volatile and when will it return to normal? We will introduce you to a number of factors that exacerbate the moves in our markets. Most investors ridicule the Plunge Protection Team (The Working Group on Financial Markets) as a presence in having a major role in the stock market. We cite the Executive Order of 1988 that created this group and its' background and history. We also discuss Algorithmic Trading, Inverse and Leveraged ETFs, the VIX and the perma bear Harry Dent. Other topics include: "The Baffling Moves Behind Stock Rout", Why the markets aren't behaving as they normally do, In love with Goldilocks, Inflation is a Monetary Phenomena, IP Watchdog update, The trade deficit balloons to $566 B, Bitcoin rallies, Obama's connection to the Russian-Trump falsehood and the California Diaspora.