Economic Insiders Warn Of System Failure Dead Ahead

With each passing day, systemic risks in the financial system become greater. Smart money insiders and billionaire investors are taking note – and taking defensive actions.

Mega-billionaire Carl Icahn, whose long-term track record is unrivaled, recently warned that “there will be a day of reckoning unless we get fiscal stimulus.” Icahn’s hedge fund is betting on a day of reckoning scenario. He has gone 150% net short the stock market while holding commodity-related positions to the long side.

International currency speculator and leftist financier George Soros has slashed his fund’s overall equity holdings by 25%. Like him or not, Soros is no dummy when it comes to the financial system. He is an establishment insider who apparently sees turbulent times ahead. He owns a not insignificant amount of gold, and his largest single equity holding now is Barrick Gold (NYSE:ABX), a major gold mining company.

“The system itself is at risk,” warns bond market wizard Bill Gross. In his latest market commentary, Gross cites “artificially high asset prices and a distortion of future risk relative to potential return.”…

http://www.activistpost.com/2016/06/economic-insiders-warn-of-system-failure-dead-ahead.html

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