Tuesday, December 31, 2013

Risk Is Rising, Even As Stock Hit New Records

"Risk is an ever-present characteristic of life; it cannot be eliminated, it can only be masked or hedged. We know this intuitively, yet we blithely accept official assurances that risk can be eliminated by the monetary machinations of the Federal Reserve, the Central Bank of China, the Bank of Japan and the European Central Bank. To confuse masking risk with the elimination of risk is the acme of hubris and the perfect setup for disaster." Tyler Durden at Zero Hedge

It appears that the original quote is from Charles Hugh Smith here:

When Risk Is Separated From Gain, The System Is Doomed