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Zero Hedge
Is This The Best Way To Bet On The Fed Losing Control Of The Bond Market?large developed market Central Bank has embraced the blue tickets. And not only
Zero Hedge / Posted 11 hours ago
large developed market Central Bank has embraced the blue tickets. And not only that, but some Central Banks, like the Swiss National Bank, have expanded their asset buying into some truly bat-shit-crazy CUSIPs. The amount of money that has... Read more
16h
Swissinfo
Switzerland ranks highly in youth employment surveyexport revival, stronger domestic demand due to accommodative financial conditi
Swissinfo / Posted 16 hours ago
export revival, stronger domestic demand due to accommodative financial conditions and a lowering of political risk. The Swiss National Bank predicts growth of just under 1% this year in Switzerland. The State Secretariat for Economic Affairs... Read more
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Zero Hedge
What To Look For If This Is Indeed A Major Bubbleshareholder in 55 companies by the end of 2017. BOJ holds 39% of Japan's govt d
Zero Hedge / Posted yesterday
shareholder in 55 companies by the end of 2017. BOJ holds 39% of Japan's govt debt, equates to 79% of Japan's GDP The SWISS NATIONAL BANK BOUGHT $ 100BN BETWEEN US AND EUROPEAN STOCKS. It now owns 26 million Microsoft shares The listed stock... Read more
1d
Zero Hedge
Just Two ChartsI'll sell when the Swiss National Bank starts selling their US stocks. SNB is s
Zero Hedge / Posted yesterday
I'll sell when the Swiss National Bank starts selling their US stocks. SNB is still adding every Q in an attempt for Central Banks to save pension liability shortfalls When the Corp buybacks stop the Central Banks take over the appreciation... Read more
2d
Swissinfo
SNB Expected to Hold Rates at Record Low Through 2019: Chart(Bloomberg) -- The Swiss National Bank is expected to hold the interest rate on
Swissinfo / Posted 2 days ago
(Bloomberg) -- The Swiss National Bank is expected to hold the interest rate on sight deposits at a record low of minus 0.75 percent for at least another two years, according to Bloomberg’s monthly survey of economists. That’s because Switzerland’s... Read more
9d
Swissinfo
SNB Debuts New 10-Franc Note With Homage to Watchmakers, Railwaywill soon have a 50-50 chance of paying with a crisp, new banknote. With the i
Swissinfo / Posted 9 days ago
will soon have a 50-50 chance of paying with a crisp, new banknote. With the introduction of its new 10-franc bill, the Swiss National Bank will be half way through its new series. Introduced in April 2016, the notes feature motifs depicting... Read more
9d
Swissinfo
Here’s what (the new) CHF10 will get youthe new CHF10 banknote will soon be in circulation across Switzerland. But what
Swissinfo / Posted 9 days ago
the new CHF10 banknote will soon be in circulation across Switzerland. But what can you buy with it? Revealed by the Swiss National Bank on Wednesday, the banknote is the third in the new series that features better security features and more... Read more
14d
Zero Hedge
"There Are No Bears Left... None... Not A Soul"asset prices to the moon. It’s like they just realized that with the balance sh
Zero Hedge / Posted 14 days ago
asset prices to the moon. It’s like they just realized that with the balance sheet expansion of the ECB, BoJ and the SNB (Swiss National Bank), the monetary stimulus has been higher than any time except for the initial days of the crisis. One... Read more
14d
Swissinfo
SNB's Jordan Says Franc Still Strong Despite Its Recent Decline(Bloomberg) -- The franc remains highly valued, requiring the Swiss National Ba
Swissinfo / Posted 14 days ago
(Bloomberg) -- The franc remains highly valued, requiring the Swiss National Bank to continue with its expansive monetary policy, Thomas Jordan said. While there has been “a certain decline in the franc’s overvaluation, the franc remains highly... Read more
16d
Zero Hedge
Three Straight Weeks Of This Can't Be Ignoredin repo fails to oil to October 15, 2014 (collateral and Russia) to then junk b
Zero Hedge / Posted 16 days ago
in repo fails to oil to October 15, 2014 (collateral and Russia) to then junk bonds, rubles, and francs. By the time the Swiss National Bank broke the peg to the euro because of the “dollar” there was no longer any doubt. By that point, only an... Read more
16d
Zero Hedge
One Trader Warns Of "The True Danger Ahead"a Central Bank that instead of expanding their balance sheet is forced to shrin
Zero Hedge / Posted 16 days ago
a Central Bank that instead of expanding their balance sheet is forced to shrink it. What will stocks look like when the Swiss National Bank is selling every day instead of buying? Now you might say that will never happen. But ask yourself how... Read more
20d
Zero Hedge
Dollar & Stocks Jump; Bonds & Bullion Dump In Lowest Volatility September Ever-12% in September (worst month since Aug 2016), +66% in Q3 (4th quarterly gain
Zero Hedge / Posted 20 days ago
-12% in September (worst month since Aug 2016), +66% in Q3 (4th quarterly gain in a row) And then there's real bubble... Swiss National Bank -2% on the week (worst week since May), +26% in September (6th monthly rise in a row), +98% in Q3 (most... Read more
23d
Swissinfo
Pope inaugurates Swiss Guard’s new baseto the Pontifical Swiss Guard. The presidents of those foundations – former cab
Swissinfo / Posted 23 days ago
to the Pontifical Swiss Guard. The presidents of those foundations – former cabinet minister Pascal Couchepin and former Swiss National Bank present Jean-Pierre Roth – also attended the ceremony. Although it has been in use since the beginning of... Read more
27d
Market Watch
U.S. stock futures fall after North Korean nuclear bomb threatfrom a trio of Fed speakers on Friday. At 6 a.m. Eastern Time, San Francisco F
Market Watch / Posted 27 days ago
from a trio of Fed speakers on Friday. At 6 a.m. Eastern Time, San Francisco Fed President John Williams will speak at the Swiss National Bank Research Conference in Zurich. At 9:30 a.m. Eastern, Kansas City President Esther George will deliver a... Read more
28d
Zero Hedge
Dear Jamie Dimon - Is The Swiss National Bank A Fraud?details of a stock which I would dub "an insider's game" of Swiss State Banks,
Zero Hedge / Posted 28 days ago
details of a stock which I would dub "an insider's game" of Swiss State Banks, all legal, then it's covered by a special Swiss National Bank Law but this is ZH. oh, and ZH is kind of "letting me down", on the SNB specifically, 1'000 tons of... Read more
28d
Herald Sun
German vote's a defining moment for Europestructural and governance issues, according to Philipp Hildebrand, vice chairma
Herald Sun / Posted 28 days ago
structural and governance issues, according to Philipp Hildebrand, vice chairman of BlackRock and former president of the Swiss National Bank. With centrist and euro integrationist Emmanuel Macron having swept to power in Paris earlier in 2017,... Read more
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28d
The Courier Mail
German vote's a defining moment for Europestructural and governance issues, according to Philipp Hildebrand, vice chairma
The Courier Mail / Posted 28 days ago
structural and governance issues, according to Philipp Hildebrand, vice chairman of BlackRock and former president of the Swiss National Bank. With centrist and euro integrationist Emmanuel Macron having swept to power in Paris earlier in 2017,... Read more
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28d
News.com.au
German vote’s a defining moment for Europestructural and governance issues, according to Philipp Hildebrand, vice chairma
News.com.au / Posted 28 days ago
structural and governance issues, according to Philipp Hildebrand, vice chairman of BlackRock and former president of the Swiss National Bank. With centrist and euro integrationist Emmanuel Macron having swept to power in Paris earlier in 2017,... Read more
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28d
Swissinfo
Swiss annual growth forecast takes a cutthe manufacturing, hotel and catering industries, it said. The figures follow
Swissinfo / Posted 28 days ago
the manufacturing, hotel and catering industries, it said. The figures follow similar downgrading of expectations by the Swiss National Bank and, earlier this week, Crédit Suisse, which revised its forecast from 1.5% to 1%, noting decreased... Read more
28d
Channel NewsAsia
Sports-free Swiss economy set for worst performance in eight yearsrecover from the slump of the last few years, but sluggish growth in most other
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 28 days ago
recover from the slump of the last few years, but sluggish growth in most other service sectors offset this, it said. The Swiss National Bank and Credit Suisse had already cut their 2017 forecasts. SECO said it expected GDP growth to accelerate... Read more
28d
Reuters
Sports-free Swiss economy set for worst performance in eight yearsrecover from the slump of the last few years, but sluggish growth in most other
Reuters / Posted 28 days ago
recover from the slump of the last few years, but sluggish growth in most other service sectors offset this, it said. The Swiss National Bank and Credit Suisse had already cut their 2017 forecasts. SECO said it expected GDP growth to accelerate... Read more
29d
Zero Hedge
Fed Begins Balance Sheet Unwind, Expects One More Rate Hike In 2017increases or decreases by whatever it takes the amateurs in charge to keep BTC
Zero Hedge / Posted 29 days ago
increases or decreases by whatever it takes the amateurs in charge to keep BTC out of the market and zero civil unrest the Swiss National Bank will print francs to buy ali baba, appl, nflx, goog, fb until it qualifies for board seats. the old lady... Read more
30d
Market Watch
Euro hits highest level against Swiss franc since Jan. 2015The euro reached the highest level against the Swiss franc during Tuesday’s ses
Market Watch / Posted 30 days ago
The euro reached the highest level against the Swiss franc during Tuesday’s session since the Swiss National Bank removed the fixed floor for the currency pair, and it is nearing the 1.20-mark for the first time in more than 2 ½ years. The SNB... Read more
30d
Herald Sun
Investors wait for signs from Fedyears after it first sank into junk territory. A fast-charging euro then hit i
Herald Sun / Posted 30 days ago
years after it first sank into junk territory. A fast-charging euro then hit its highest against the Swiss franc since the Swiss National Bank sent markets into shock in early 2015 when, without warning, it removed a cap it had been using to... Read more
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30d
Reuters
Shares tap brakes, dollar reverses as Fed focus buildsit first sank into junk territory. A fast-charging euro then hit its highest a
Reuters / Posted 30 days ago
it first sank into junk territory. A fast-charging euro then hit its highest against the Swiss franc EURCHF= since the Swiss National Bank sent markets into shock in early 2015 when, without warning, it removed a cap it had been using to... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Shares brakes, dollar reversesyears after it first sank into junk territory. A fast-charging euro then hit i
Adelaide Now / Posted 30 days ago
years after it first sank into junk territory. A fast-charging euro then hit its highest against the Swiss franc since the Swiss National Bank sent markets into shock in early 2015 when, without warning, it removed a cap it had been using to... Read more
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30d
The Courier Mail
Shares brakes, dollar reversesyears after it first sank into junk territory. A fast-charging euro then hit i
The Courier Mail / Posted 30 days ago
years after it first sank into junk territory. A fast-charging euro then hit its highest against the Swiss franc since the Swiss National Bank sent markets into shock in early 2015 when, without warning, it removed a cap it had been using to... Read more
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Swissinfo
Occupational pensions, a hidden Swiss treasureare now managed by pension funds and insurance companies, far exceed gross dome
Swissinfo / Posted a month ago
are now managed by pension funds and insurance companies, far exceed gross domestic product (GDP) and the reserves of the Swiss National Bank (SNB). The occupational pension plans, along with the state-run old-age pension scheme, aim to maintain... Read more
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Swissinfo
SNB Shares Climb and Climb as Investor Seek `Boring' Bond Proxy(Bloomberg) -- The Swiss National Bank gets flak for everything ranging from it
Swissinfo / Posted a month ago
(Bloomberg) -- The Swiss National Bank gets flak for everything ranging from its investments to the strength of the franc. One group that can’t complain this year: its stockholders. Since January the SNB’s shares have more than doubled in value,... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Sick Of Bitcoin? Then Buy This Mystery Bubble StockTyler, well done. Swiss National Bank yup, thats the future I think its clea
Zero Hedge / Posted 1 months ago
Tyler, well done. Swiss National Bank yup, thats the future I think its clear to all who are into BTC that this is just the nervous new investors, who got in, not because they like or know anything about BTC, but simply because they saw people... Read more
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Reuters
Swiss central bank ditches mantra on franc overvaluationanalysts said the language shift should not be seen as heralding a departure fr
Reuters / Posted 1 months ago
analysts said the language shift should not be seen as heralding a departure from its ultra-loose monetary policy. The Swiss National Bank retained its negative interest rates and said it remained ready to intervene in the currency markets to... Read more
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Zero Hedge
Global Stocks Pull Back From All Time Highs On Poor Chinese Data; All Eyes On CPIinflation along with the initial jobless claims and continuing claims are also
Zero Hedge / Posted 1 months ago
inflation along with the initial jobless claims and continuing claims are also due. Onto other events, there is the BOE and Swiss national bank official interest rate decision. The ECB governing council member Jens Weidmann will also speak in... Read more
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Market Watch
Dollar weakens after 3-day rise ahead of U.S. inflation reportsaid Ipek Ozkardeskaya, senior market analyst at London Capital Group, in a not
Market Watch / Posted 1 months ago
said Ipek Ozkardeskaya, senior market analyst at London Capital Group, in a note. In other central bank news, the Swiss National Bank kept interest rates on hold. However, the SNB said it’s ready to intervene in the currency market if... Read more

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