Market Reflections

Thoughts, ideas and musings on current state and evolution of financial markets

Market Hopes for Change

admin | February 9, 2009

Friday, Feb 6 someone asked me “what is happening: we had a worst employment report for years and market is shooting up like there is no tomorrow?”
A trader makes money when the market moves and the unexpected economic reports do move the markets. Trading events has been a popular strategy among traders for long [...]

Market Manipulation with “Advisories” Continues

admin | February 2, 2009

From recent news Jan 21, 2009
India’s gold imports dipped 47% to 402 tonnes in 2008, reported the PTI quoting a top economist of National Commodities Exchange of India or NCDEX, who cited high prices as cause for the decline. According to the economist, Manasee Gokhale, December 2008 imports stood only at 3 tonnes compared to [...]

Dr. Doom – 2009 to Be `Catastrophic’ for Global Economy

admin | December 23, 2008

Link to Dr.Doom interview
I have observed Dr. Doom ( since 2003. I believe he is a Swiss national living in Hong-Kong. Always very serious and very extreme. IMHO, Dr. Doom is an old school economist (a very good one) who sees the economists running the show (e.g. Green …, Trischet, Bernanke, King, …) doing [...]

Outlooks for 2009

admin | December 17, 2008

Few observations and thoughts from reading:
- Goldman Sachs December 11, 2008 Commodities 2009 Outlook: Pricing Supply destruction. (GS)
- Societe Generale Cross Asset Research December 08 2008 Commodities Review. (SG)
Whoever has paid the hefty price for the subscription to these marvels of modern financial forecasting can read the original. I have no authority to distribute this [...]