Monday, November 1, 2010

Roubini Sees a "Fiscal Train-wreck" With Congressional Gridlock (CNBC)

Nouriel Roubini (NYU Prof and Chairman of Roubini Global Economics) sees a "fiscal train-wreck" ahead (CNBC video 10/29/2010).

Yale's Robert Shiller on the Liquidity Trap, Home Price Index (Buttonwood Gathering)

Yale Professor and co-creator of the S&P Case Shiller Home Price Index was on Tech Ticker (w/ Aaron Taks) outside the Buttonwood Confere...

Watching Credit Spreads During QE2, LQD Has 30,000 March 2011 $100 Puts Open, Thoughts?

I'm watching bonds and credit spreads during QE2 week. LQD, the investment grade corporate bond ...

SEC Investigating JP Morgan/Magnetar "Squared" CDO of CDOs Deal

After the SEC collected $150 million from the Goldman "Abacus" CDO (collateralized debt obligation) investigation, they are now ...

S&P 500 at 50 Month Moving Avg Resistance Again (30 Year SPX Chart)

The S&P is testing the 50 month moving average again. It failed at that level in April. The 50MM...

December VIX Options Active, Will Market See a Volatile Rally or Fall? - Video

Hat tip to optionMONSTERtv / @coffeygrinds [big buys December 20 Puts, December 22 Calls, VIX spot at 21.6].

Marc Faber Sees Asset Price Correction, Dollar Rally, China Gloom (UUP, SPY, FXI)

Marc Faber, author of the Gloom Boom and Doom Report, was on Bloomberg on 10/26/2010. He said if QE2 (quantitative easing 2) is less than $1...