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About Economy of USA negative sentiment , John Hussman <div style='max-width: 180px; margin-left: 2px; margin-bottom: 6px; word-break:break-all;'><b>John Hussman: </b>President of the Hussman Investment Trust</div><div style='max-width: 180px; word-wrap: break-word;'>please login. analytics are available after you have agreed to the terms and conditions and disclaimers.</div> said: "In short, equity losses are just losses, even if prices fall in half. But credit strains can produce a chain of bankruptcies when the holders are each highly leveraged. That risk has not been removed from the economy by recent Fed policies. If anything, it is being amplified by the day as the volume of low quality credit issuance has again spun out of control." in hussmanfunds.com on 28th Jul 2014 and 2 commented.

About Asset Bubbles neutral commentary , Alan Greenspan <div style='max-width: 180px; margin-left: 2px; margin-bottom: 6px; word-break:break-all;'><b>Alan Greenspan: </b>American economist who served as Chairman of the Federal Reserve of the United States from 1987 to 2006.</div><div style='max-width: 180px; word-wrap: break-word;'>please login. analytics are available after you have agreed to the terms and conditions and disclaimers.</div> said: "All bubbles expand, and they all collapse. But how they are financed is critical ... it is not the toxic assets — stocks or subprime mortgages — that matter, but the degree of leverage taken on by the institution that is handling it." in www.marketwatch.com on 24th Jul 2014 and 3 commented.

About Economy of China negative sentiment and Xi Jinping neutral sentiment , Jim Chanos <div style='max-width: 180px; margin-left: 2px; margin-bottom: 6px; word-break:break-all;'><b>Jim Chanos: </b>CEO of Manhattan-based Kynikos Associates. Famous short-seller.</div><div style='max-width: 180px; word-wrap: break-word;'>please login. analytics are available after you have agreed to the terms and conditions and disclaimers.</div> said: "The anti-corruption drive, which is something we've been focusing on for the last year and a half, since Xi Jinping has been in power, is actually much more than that, ... It now appears to us to be a far more serious effort to cleanse the party ... and it's having an effect on the economy - a large number of things like apartment sales, high-end luxury products, were bought with basically dirty money." in www.businessinsider.com on 25th Jul 2014 and 3 commented.

About Equities (US) Merger and Acquisition Activity qualitative prediction<br /><br/>this prediction type currently<br/>allows no parameterization and<br/>is not assessed , David Einhorn <div style='max-width: 180px; margin-left: 2px; margin-bottom: 6px; word-break:break-all;'><b>David Einhorn: </b>Founder and president of Greenlight Capital</div><div style='max-width: 180px; word-wrap: break-word;'>please login. analytics are available after you have agreed to the terms and conditions and disclaimers.</div> said: "in the current environment, debt financing is so inexpensive that acquirers can pay premiums and have the deals be accretive to EPS, making them more willing to overlook or ignore any problems they discover." in www.zerohedge.com on 25th Jul 2014 and 1 commented.

About Equities (US) <div style='max-width: 180px; margin-left: 0; margin-bottom: 8px;'>US Equities</div><b>Parameters</b><br/><table border='0' cellpadding='0' cellspacing='0' ><tr><td>payoff function type:   </td><td>short</td></tr><tr><td>reference: </td><td>nominal prices</td></tr><tr><td>timeframe: </td><td>~5.5 months</td></tr><tr><td>time kernel:   </td><td>[0.6, 0.5, 0.5, 0.2]</td></tr><tr><td>magnitude: </td><td>8 / 10</td></tr><tr><td>conviction: </td><td>2 / 10</td></tr><tr><td>certainty: </td><td>5 / 10</td></tr></table><br/><b>Assessment</b><br/><table border='0' cellpadding='0' cellspacing='0'><tr><td>time kernel progress: </td><td>N/A</td></tr><tr><td>risk relative to S&P 500: </td><td>N/A</td></tr><tr><td>return since trigger: </td><td>N/A</td></tr><tr><td>risk adjusted return: </td><td>N/A</td></tr><tr><td>annualized return: </td><td>N/A</td></tr><tr><td>risk adjusted annualized return:   </td><td>N/A</td></tr><tr><td>standardized score:   </td><td>N/A</td></tr></table><br/><b>Market</b><br/><table border='0' cellpadding='0' cellspacing='0'><tr><td>proxy:   </td><td>US:SPY</td></tr><tr><td>value at stated date:   </td><td>194.5</td></tr><tr><td>current value:   </td><td>194.5</td></tr></table> , Marc Faber <div style='max-width: 180px; margin-left: 2px; margin-bottom: 6px; word-break:break-all;'><b>Marc Faber: </b>High profile investment analyst and entrepreneur. Author of the Gloom Boom and Doom report.</div><div style='max-width: 180px; word-wrap: break-word;'>please login. analytics are available after you have agreed to the terms and conditions and disclaimers.</div> said: "I think the market in the second half of this year has a very good chance of crashing ... [but] For the last 40 years I have said the market will crash – except after 2009 I was actually bullish for three years until 2011." in www.cnbc.com on 23rd Jul 2014 and 1 commented.

About Equities (US) <div style='max-width: 180px; margin-left: 0; margin-bottom: 8px;'>US Equities</div><b>Parameters</b><br/><table border='0' cellpadding='0' cellspacing='0' ><tr><td>payoff function type:   </td><td>long</td></tr><tr><td>reference: </td><td>nominal prices</td></tr><tr><td>timeframe: </td><td>~1.0 years</td></tr><tr><td>time kernel:   </td><td>[3.3, 1, 1, 0.5]</td></tr><tr><td>magnitude: </td><td>5 / 10</td></tr><tr><td>conviction: </td><td>4 / 10</td></tr><tr><td>certainty: </td><td>5 / 10</td></tr></table><br/><b>Assessment</b><br/><table border='0' cellpadding='0' cellspacing='0'><tr><td>time kernel progress: </td><td>N/A</td></tr><tr><td>risk relative to S&P 500: </td><td>N/A</td></tr><tr><td>return since trigger: </td><td>N/A</td></tr><tr><td>risk adjusted return: </td><td>N/A</td></tr><tr><td>annualized return: </td><td>N/A</td></tr><tr><td>risk adjusted annualized return:   </td><td>N/A</td></tr><tr><td>standardized score:   </td><td>N/A</td></tr></table><br/><b>Market</b><br/><table border='0' cellpadding='0' cellspacing='0'><tr><td>proxy:   </td><td>US:SPY</td></tr><tr><td>value at stated date:   </td><td>194.5</td></tr><tr><td>current value:   </td><td>194.5</td></tr></table> , Sam Collins <div style='max-width: 180px; margin-left: 2px; margin-bottom: 6px; word-break:break-all;'><b>Sam Collins: </b>InvestorPlace.com's Chief Technical Analyst.</div><div style='max-width: 180px; word-wrap: break-word;'>please login. analytics are available after you have agreed to the terms and conditions and disclaimers.</div> said: "My outlook remains bullish. Buying into pullbacks should produce both trading and long-term investment opportunities." in investorplace.com on 28th Jul 2014 and 0 commented.

About Equities (US) <div style='max-width: 180px; margin-left: 0; margin-bottom: 8px;'>US Equities</div><b>Parameters</b><br/><table border='0' cellpadding='0' cellspacing='0' ><tr><td>payoff function type:   </td><td>short</td></tr><tr><td>reference: </td><td>nominal prices</td></tr><tr><td>timeframe: </td><td>~3.0 years</td></tr><tr><td>time kernel:   </td><td>[10, 3, 3, 1.5]</td></tr><tr><td>magnitude: </td><td>5 / 10</td></tr><tr><td>conviction: </td><td>7 / 10</td></tr><tr><td>certainty: </td><td>3 / 10</td></tr></table><br/><b>Assessment</b><br/><table border='0' cellpadding='0' cellspacing='0'><tr><td>time kernel progress: </td><td>N/A</td></tr><tr><td>risk relative to S&P 500: </td><td>N/A</td></tr><tr><td>return since trigger: </td><td>N/A</td></tr><tr><td>risk adjusted return: </td><td>N/A</td></tr><tr><td>annualized return: </td><td>N/A</td></tr><tr><td>risk adjusted annualized return:   </td><td>N/A</td></tr><tr><td>standardized score:   </td><td>N/A</td></tr></table><br/><b>Market</b><br/><table border='0' cellpadding='0' cellspacing='0'><tr><td>proxy:   </td><td>US:SPY</td></tr><tr><td>value at stated date:   </td><td>194.5</td></tr><tr><td>current value:   </td><td>194.5</td></tr></table> , John Hussman <div style='max-width: 180px; margin-left: 2px; margin-bottom: 6px; word-break:break-all;'><b>John Hussman: </b>President of the Hussman Investment Trust</div><div style='max-width: 180px; word-wrap: break-word;'>please login. analytics are available after you have agreed to the terms and conditions and disclaimers.</div> said: "Make no mistake – this is an equity bubble, and a highly advanced one. On the most historically reliable measures, it is easily beyond 1972 and 1987, beyond 1929 and 2007, and is now within about 15% of the 2000 extreme." in hussmanfunds.com on 28th Jul 2014 and 2 commented.

About Economy of USA neutral commentary , Alan Greenspan <div style='max-width: 180px; margin-left: 2px; margin-bottom: 6px; word-break:break-all;'><b>Alan Greenspan: </b>American economist who served as Chairman of the Federal Reserve of the United States from 1987 to 2006.</div><div style='max-width: 180px; word-wrap: break-word;'>please login. analytics are available after you have agreed to the terms and conditions and disclaimers.</div> said: "At root, the problem is government deficits suppressing the national savings rate. Until we come to grips with that, it is going to be difficult to get the economy moving in a sustainable way." in www.marketwatch.com on 24th Jul 2014 and 1 commented.

About Economy of China neutral commentary , Jim Chanos <div style='max-width: 180px; margin-left: 2px; margin-bottom: 6px; word-break:break-all;'><b>Jim Chanos: </b>CEO of Manhattan-based Kynikos Associates. Famous short-seller.</div><div style='max-width: 180px; word-wrap: break-word;'>please login. analytics are available after you have agreed to the terms and conditions and disclaimers.</div> said: "It's much less of an export economy than most people think. Net exports - exports minus inputs was only a couple of percent of GDP ... so this is still basically a bifurcated economy - consumption and investment, and they've got to flip it." in www.businessinsider.com on 25th Jul 2014 and 2 commented.

About ASX:MSB <div style='max-width: 180px; margin-left: 0; margin-bottom: 8px;'>Mesoblast Ltd</div><b>Parameters</b><br/><table border='0' cellpadding='0' cellspacing='0' ><tr><td>payoff function type:   </td><td>short</td></tr><tr><td>reference: </td><td>nominal prices</td></tr><tr><td>timeframe: </td><td>~1.0 years</td></tr><tr><td>time kernel:   </td><td>[2.5, 1, 1, 0.5]</td></tr><tr><td>magnitude: </td><td>5 / 10</td></tr><tr><td>conviction: </td><td>5 / 10</td></tr><tr><td>certainty: </td><td>4 / 10</td></tr></table><br/><b>Assessment</b><br/><table border='0' cellpadding='0' cellspacing='0'><tr><td>time kernel progress: </td><td>N/A</td></tr><tr><td>risk relative to S&P 500: </td><td>N/A</td></tr><tr><td>return since trigger: </td><td>N/A</td></tr><tr><td>risk adjusted return: </td><td>N/A</td></tr><tr><td>annualized return: </td><td>N/A</td></tr><tr><td>risk adjusted annualized return:   </td><td>N/A</td></tr><tr><td>standardized score:   </td><td>N/A</td></tr></table><br/><b>Market</b><br/><table border='0' cellpadding='0' cellspacing='0'><tr><td>value at stated date:   </td><td>6.48</td></tr><tr><td>current value:   </td><td>6.48</td></tr></table> , Les Szancer <div style='max-width: 180px; margin-left: 2px; margin-bottom: 6px; word-break:break-all;'><b>Les Szancer: </b>Operates blueribbonoptionsonline.com</div><div style='max-width: 180px; word-wrap: break-word;'>please login. analytics are available after you have agreed to the terms and conditions and disclaimers.</div> said: "Whether you conclude this biotech company’s medical applications have merit, one can’t ignore a terrible looking chart." in www.thebull.com.au on 28th Jul 2014 and 0 commented.