Staying Afloat In The Pool of SGD Perps

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Bumper crop of perpetuals hit the street as liquidity fuels the mad grab for yields. Abating credit concerns locally makes perps, quite suddenly, the flavor of the year so far for the retail… Continue reading

Singapore MPS and The Free Lunch Machine

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I wrote the piece below last year, tongue in cheek, on the April 2011 Monetary Policy Statement. Buying Into The Free Lunch of USDSGD And The MPS April 8, 2012 9:56 AM Skeptics… Continue reading

Me Lemming, You Lemming, We All Lemmings

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The Tipping Point is nigh. Zerohedge had a prettier picture of lemmings in this article. http://www.zerohedge.com/news/guest-post-you-aint-seen-nothing-yet-part-one Lemming mode involves the inability to recognize danger, called normalcy mode. Do read the article above in… Continue reading

Its A Torture To Think Twisted

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Even headlines are stumbling now. 3-Apr-12 Business Spectator Entering the last hour of US trading, Wall Street shares fall on weakened FED outlook Weakened ?  QE3 is supposed to be a bad thing,… Continue reading

When You Run Out Of Reasons, It’s Tipping Point

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Rigging is mentioned a lot this weekend in all the alt news sites. Too many sour grapes out there. Zerohedge Charles Biderman : The Problem With Rigged Markets Goldcore Gold and silver market… Continue reading

Singapore Property and The Poor Millionaire Syndrome

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The World We have, in other words, never been as wealthy as a human race as we are now. Yet governments the world over are pleading poverty and imposing austerity on their people.… Continue reading

End of March Madness – Bulls in A China Shop

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Mad ending to bad news and yet markets speaks volumes otherwise. YTD Q411 TOTAL VENEZUELA 70.65 17.49 88.14 EGYPT 38.52 -13.59 24.93 COLOMBIA 29.44 -2.61 26.83 VIETNAM 27.22 -18.58 8.64 TURKEY 26.87 -15.46… Continue reading

The EUR and I ….

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Because I have paid my dues.  Who says an Interest Rate trader has no business with the EUR/USD ?? EUR going through referendums, defaults, precarious elections in France, Greece and Spain just lost… Continue reading

Liars Poker – Devaluing Our Way To Prosperity, Hosted By Bernanke

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He did it. Put the ball right back on the court of the rest of the world in GCW III (Global Currency War III). Playing the dangerous game of Liars Poker and calling… Continue reading

Liquidity and the Game of Money – Uncertainty & Unease ? Understood.

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We now know that growth will be slow, slowing, slower or slowed. What strikes me as ironic is that EM and BRICs appear more ready to admit that they are slowing, making easings… Continue reading