All posts tagged "merrill lynch"

  • Fund+Manager’s+Cash+Weighting
    Bullish Sentiment Could Portend Stock Market Peak

    The blog “The Short Side of Long” recently presented a series of charts from the Merrill Lynch Fund Managers Survey. The charts exhibit building euphoria which could indicate trouble ahead for the stock market. One of the...

    • Posted March 25, 2013
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  • George Soros Says Credit Default Swaps are Truly Toxic and Should be Outlawed

    Dealbook reports that George Soros has called the CDS an instrument of destruction which should be banned. The CDS was instrumental in creating the financial crisis leading to the collapse of AIG, and contributing to the downfall...

    • Posted June 14, 2009
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  • Distressed Debt is Best Performer Year to Date

    Bank of America Merrill Lynch has revealed that U. S. distressed debt which performed so poorly last year, is the best performing asset class so far this year with a gain of 39.5 percent. Source: http://www.nytimes.com/reuters/2009/06/02/business/business-us-distressed-returns-may.html?_r=1 ***

    • Posted June 4, 2009
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  • David Rosenberg,"a gargantuan short covering rally"

    That’s what David Rosenberg, former Merrill Lynch economist, said of the herculean rise in stocks since March 9th according to Terry Woo at Minyanville. Rosenberg is also said to believe the market could possibly fail a re-test...

    • Posted May 26, 2009
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  • David Rosenburg Reckons we are 44% through the "Adjustment Period"

    In a recent issue of Barron’s, Merrill Lynch economist David Rosenberg was quoted as saying shrinking payrolls must slow before it’s possible to even begin talking about recovery. Until new jobless claims fall to 400,000, he says,...

    • Posted April 30, 2009
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  • David Rosenberg Predicts a 2.5% Contraction in GDP for 2009

    Carlos Torres reports that David Rosenberg, chief North American economist at Merrill Lynch & Co., drew on inspiration from market-rules theorist Robert Farrell and asset-bubble historian Charles Kindleberger to predict the economy’s demise. Mr. Rosenberg says the...

    • Posted March 28, 2009
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  • David Rosenberg, "our work would suggest that there is another 70 or 80 points of downside potential (on the S&P 500 index)"

    David Rosenberg, chief North American economist at Bank of America Securities-Merrill Lynch, thinks the bulk of the bear market is over and that October is the approximate timeframe for a bottom. Source: http://www.reuters.com/article/usDollarRpt/idUSSP46268320090315 ***

    • Posted March 16, 2009
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  • David Rosenberg Says the S&P 500 Could Fall to 666

    USA Today reports that Merrill Lynch economist David Rosenberg said the S&P 500 could fall to 666 based on lowered earnings estimates. In the same article Gary Kaltbaum is quoted as stating, “The financials will continue to...

    • Posted February 27, 2009
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  • David Rosenberg Pegs the Real Unemployment Rate at 13.9%

    There is one word that describes this and it is “UGLY:” Source: https://www.gpcresearch.ml.wallst.com/common/emaillink/pdf.asp?SSS_F14E960D69569E8B51BCE113DA3AAB9C&pdf=pdf/In_need_of_a_new_bank___a_jobs.pdf ***

    • Posted February 10, 2009
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  • David Rosenberg, "We are likely in a depression today"

    Zero Hedge reports that David Rosenberg, Merrill Lynch chief economist, has spoken the once unspeakable by a major brokerage house analyst. Rosenberg characterizes a depression as a very long recession. Some points made by Rosenberg and listed...

    • Posted February 3, 2009
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