In this exclusive interview, previous high frequency trader turned whistleblower, Dave Lauer, discusses the ins-and-outs of HFT on Financial Sense Newshour, including how it is used to takedown stocks through naked short selling, the conflicts of interest with regulators, exchanges, and large firms, and numerous other issues now facing investors in our brave new world of electronic trading.
Many think Bitcoin is a bubble the likes of which we haven't seen since US housing or NASDAQ stocks or even tulips, while others think it is the future. Certainly, the behaviour of Bitcoin this past week has given the advantage to the naysayers, but to dismiss the virtual currency out of hand is to miss the point entirely.
What do billionaires Warren Buffet, John Paulson, and George Soros know that you and I don't know? I don't have the answer, but I do know what these billionaires are doing.
Spot market gold prices fell to a two-year low below $1400 an ounce Monday morning, extending Friday's drop that took gold into bear market territory under the definition of a 20% fall from its peak.
Sentiment polls tend to follow the market trend, with large percentages of bulls (and small percentages of bears) in rising markets and especially at market tops. The opposite is true when the market is in decline and at market bottoms.
Grant Williams, author of the widely read newsletter Things That Make You Go Hmmm, discusses with Financial Sense Newshour the next logical step in the ongoing currency wars, the difficulties facing Japan with import prices, and, lastly, a few thoughts on gold repatriation by central banks. Here, we present a partial transcript of the interview.
What’s going on with gold stocks right now? Are they in a bear market and is right now a good time to buy? In a recent interview with Financial Sense Newshour, resource analyst John Kaiser covers a wide-range of issues related to gold and gold mining stocks.
We all know what has been going on with Japanese politics, BOJ personnel reformation and Japanese financial markets since Abe was elected late last year. The Japanese have now joined the global central banking chorus of “whatever it takes”.