"I think our dollar is getting too strong, and partially that’s my fault because people have confidence in me”  Trump

Trump: U.S. currency is already “too strong”

“the entire developed world is insolvent.”

Kuroda:  "whatever it takes"

“...there are signs that monetary policy in the United States and other industrial countries is reaching its limits”  Bernanke

“Everyone is in a currency war and inflation expectations are collapsing”  Edwards

“There is now $7 trillion of government debt with yields below zero globally”

“The Chinese government is going to look after the interests of most of the people, most of the investors”  ~  Li

“We have the power to act. We have the determination to act. We have the  commitment to act”...There are "no limits" to how far the ECB will go  Dranghi

“Every time I saw a bumper sticker which said, 'Where's my bailout?' it hurt”

“For an individual to fix Libor is a crime. For a central bank to suppress European bond yields is an act of financial statesmanship.”

“We should not make the mistake of believing that we have put an end to financial crises”  Fisher

“Lehman Brothers in 2008 was not a bankrupt company”  Fuld

“If I had an easy way, and a non-risk way, of shorting a lot of 20-year  or 30-year bonds, I would do it. But that's not my game. It can't be  done in the quantity that would make sense for us”  Buffett

“Like lemmings at the cliff’s edge, central banks seem steeped in denial of the risks they face.”

“There’s an increasing number of global investors who are starting to lose trust in the world’s central banks”  Rosenberg

“Investors around the world are shocked, shocked that the monetary wizards may have run out of magic tricks to revive global economic growth”

“I  hope we can all agree that once-in-a-century emergency measures are no  longer necessary five years into an economic recovery" Druckenmiller

"Now we are in a completely different world”  Draghi

“There were no fingerprints of an easy money policy in the marketplace”  Greenspan

“There are increasing signs quantitative easing has overstayed its welcome”

“We have to turn the page on the bubble-and-bust mentality that created this mess”


 aanov2217Minutes of the FOMC, October 31-November 1, 2017  FED
Consumer Sentiment Falls From 13-Year High  BL
US core capital goods orders post biggest drop in a year  Reuters
Margin Debt and Manias  Cross Currents
Fed Officials Concerned About Hot U.S. Labor Market   BL
Why Wall Street’s record run may soon come to an end  Crudele
Stocks are 'absolutely' overpriced, but it doesn't matter, says Peter Costa  CNBC
The Dow Hasn't Done This in a Decade  Scaheffers
BofA Analyst: A “Flash Crash” In Early 2018 “Seems Quite Likely”  Snyder
Fed close to goals, sees dual risks as it hikes rates: Yellen  Reuters
Fed Is Getting A New Head. But New Thinking Is What's Needed  Forbes
Yield curve flattening: overdone or more to come?  Shroders
Biggest Bubble Ever? 2017 Recapped In 15 Bullet Points  ZH
The (Unintended?) Consequences of the Largest Liquidity Injection Ever   FRBSL
2017 holiday sales outlook  Wells Fargo
corpandaccountffTesla’s Burning Through Nearly Half a Million Dollars Every Hour   BL
Time for Warren Buffett to switch up his drink of choice?  FTA
Uber paid hackers to cover up massive data breach  Reuters
Too-big-to-fail banks keep getting bigger  CNN
Ex-Bank of America Trader Fined $79,500 for Market Abuse  BL
How bitcoin fever is like the dot-com bubble, in one chart  MW
Maybe Bitcoin Isn’t Untouchable at J.P. Morgan After All   WSJ
Bitcoin Leaves Two Tech Giants In Its Dust  BL
Business Is Booming for America’s Survival Food King  BL
globalandother2UK slashes growth projections, sets aside £3 billion for Brexit  CNBC
UK universities 'face disaster within weeks' without clear Brexit plan Guardian
Research: What if Swedish Housing Prices Drop 15-20%?  Danske
Riksbank Takes On Housing Correction Fears, Sees Stronger Krona  BL
German Meltdown - Everyone Loses in Coalition Collapse  Spiegel
Mugabe Ends 37-Year Zimbabwe Rule Under Impeachment Threat  BL
Beijing, Washington move closer to trade war as Trump-led investigations target China SP
Preparing for the Trump Trade Wars  PS
Economic implications of a protectionist US trade policy  VOX
Trudeau Replaces Trump as Biggest Obstacle to Pacific Trade Pact  BL
UK water firms admit using divining rods to find leaks and pipes  Guardian