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 2018-04-23 11:04 

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Stocks Stumble As 10Y Hits 2.996%; Dollar Squeeze Accelerates...

Global stocks stumbled on Monday ahead of an avalanche of earnings in this season's busiest reporting week but the big story overnight was the spike in 10Y Yield which climbed as high as 2.9957%, the highest level since January 2014, and nearing the p...

 2018-04-23 10:16 

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Trader: "The Markets Are Speaking And No One Is Listening"...

From Bloomberg macro commentator, Richard Breslow The Markets Are Speaking and No One Is Listening It almost never works out when commentators assure us this week or next week will be the big one. All will be revealed. Then we move on to the next hugest e...

 2018-04-23 09:00 

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The Truth About The "Multicultural" Invasion Of Sweden...

Authored by Daisy Luther via The Organic Prepper blog, Immigration is an issue that causes tempers to flare. Many Americans want our borders to be firmly closed to outsiders, especially if those outsiders are brown. Having lived in and been welcome in ano...

 2018-04-23 08:15 

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$13.6BN Money Manager Launches 3X Leveraged "Robotics And Artificial Intelligence" ETF...

CTAs and quantitative funds are just starting to recover from the historic drubbing they endured during the February "volocaust" when stocks and bonds fell simultaneously in defiance of the funds' carefully calibrated assumptions about asset-p...

 2018-04-23 07:30 

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Russia's New Energy Gamble...

Authored by Bruno Maes via The Cairo Review, Russia aims to position itself as a leader among energy-producing equals in Eurasia. Since 2015, Russia has sought to play a more active role in the Middle East, setting its sights on the region's energy re...

 2018-04-23 06:45 

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European Parliament Urges Boycott Of Soccer World Cup In Russia...

German Green Party member Rebecca Harms has initiated an open letter calling on EU governments to stay away from the FIFA World Cup taking place in Russia in June. Sixty Members of the European Parliament from 16 member states and 5 different political gr...

 2018-04-23 06:00 

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Is A False-Flag Attack On A US Navy Ship Next?...

Authored by Nick via The Saker blog, The USS Harry S. Truman Carrier Strike Group left the east coast Naval Station Norfolk, VA on 11th April. The aircraft carrier is accompanied by the guided-missile cruiser USS Normandy, the guided-missile destroyers US...

 2018-04-23 04:30 

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63% Of The World's Tallest Buildings Are In Asia...

Authored by Yuka Kato via Fixr.com, With tall buildings dominating skylines and creating a sense of wonder and pride for those who call their locations home, we wanted to explore more about the constant and continued race to the clouds. A recent infograph...

 2018-04-23 03:00 

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Lies And Deception In The Failed US Strike On Syria...

Authored by Federico Pieraccini via The Strategic Culture Foundation, At 4am on April 14, the United States, France and the United Kingdom executed a strike on Syria. The Syrian Free Press reported: US Navy warships in the Red Sea and Air Force B-1B bombe...

 2018-04-23 02:30 

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IMF Blasts New Zealand's "Discriminatory" Ban On Home Sales To Foreigners...

Amid reports that 40,000 kiwis were living on the streets or in emergency shelters thanks to an acute housing crisis in the nation of nearly 5 million, New Zealand's Labour-led government knew it needed to take drastic action to cool the country's...

 2018-04-23 02:00 

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"Our Hands Are On The Trigger": Iran Threatens To "Annihilate" Israel...

The head of Iran's military, Abdolrahim Mousavi, said that the Iranian Army and the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) - another branch of the Iranian military, will "move hand in hand" to ensure that the " arrogant system will collaps...

 2018-04-23 01:30 

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Iran Officially Switches From Dollar To Euro...

Just two weeks after "panic" hit the streets of Tehran as the Iranian government attempted to 'fix' the freefall of the Rial against the USDollar... Middle East Monitor reports that Iran's feud with the US is set to get worse after Teh...

 2018-04-23 01:00 

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"Ice Nine" Comes To China...

Authored by James Rickards via The Daily Reckoning, The war on cash has been going on for decades. The U.S. abolished the $500 bill in late 1969. (The old $500 bill featured a portrait of President William McKinley, by the way. I remember seeing a few whe...

 2018-04-23 00:30 

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Most Millionaires Expect To Live To 100 According To UBS...

Thanks to modern scientific advancements, people are living much longer than their ancestors - decades in fact. The average lifespan in China, the U.S. and the majority of Eastern Europe is now the late 70's, while those living in Western Europe and J...

 2018-04-23 00:00 

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WikiLeaks To Countersue Democrats; "Discovery Is Going To Be Amazing Fun"...

WikiLeaks has hit back against a multimillion-dollar lawsuit filed by the Democratic National Committee (DNC), announcing over Twitter that they are seeking donations for a counter-suit, noting "We've never lost a publishing case and discovery is ...

 2018-04-22 23:35 

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Hedge Funds Have Never Been More Bullish Oil, But The "Ghost Of 2008" Looms...

In a time when traditional momentum-chasing strategies have busted out, and the best-performing strategy of 2018 has been a bet on trend reversal and against rising momentum as we showed on Friday... ... countless CTAs, algos and 22-year-old traders who o...

 2018-04-22 23:10 

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"Unapologetically American" Green Beret Explains "Why We Need Guns"...

Almost 40,000 people have "liked" an Instagram post by UFC Middleweight Tim Kennedy. The Green Beret, who is "just unapologetically America" had a message - in words and images - that many Americans should pay attention to... This is why w...

 2018-04-22 22:45 

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Beware Of White Helmets Bearing News...

Authored by Ann Wright via ConsortiumNews.com, The celebrated White Helmets of Oscar fame appeared to have made their own feature film in Duma on the night of the alleged chemical attack... At the center of the controversy over an alleged chemical attack ...

 2018-04-22 22:20 

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Bitcoin Tops $9,000 As NY Fed Says "Doesn't Pass Test Of What Currency Should Be"...

Bitcoin is now up almost 40% from its lows right before Tax-Day, breaking back above $9,000 for the first time in over a month . But while Bitcoin is rebounding, the rest of the cryto-space is soaring...with Ripple up 85% and Ethereum up lamost 65% in the...

 2018-04-22 21:50 

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Venezuela's Gold Liquidation Accelerates; Will Be Out Of Gold In One Year...

On Friday, Turkey unveiled its latest unorthodox financial surprise , when a local newspaper reported that Ankara will repatriate all of its gold held at the NY Fed. The stated reason: an attempt to circumvent the dollar. "Why do we make all loans in ...

 2018-04-22 21:30 

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Romney Fails To Secure Utah Senate Nomination, Forced Into GOP Primary...

Following a day of voting at the Utah GOP convention, Mitt Romney - the former Massachusetts governor and 2012 Republican presidential nominee - failed to garner the 60% of the votes that he needed to head to the November ballot unopposed . He must now co...

 2018-04-22 21:00 

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IRD: "The System Will Have To Collapse"...

Via InvestmentResearchDynamics.com, The public pension fund system is approaching apocalypse. Earlier this week teachers who are part of the Colorado public pension system (PERA) staged a walk-out protest over proposed changes to the plan, including raisi...

 2018-04-22 20:30 

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No Official Intel Used To Launch Russia Probe According To Controversial DOJ Document: Nunes...

After waiting eight months for the DOJ to turn over the "electronic communication" (EC) - the document which the FBI used to launch the original counterintelligence investigation against the Trump campaign, House Intelligence Committee Chairman De...

 2018-04-22 20:00 

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...And The Rally Hits The Wall...

Authored by Lance Roberts via RealInvestmentAdvice.com, This week is a review of where we have been and a look forward as to what may happen next. First, let's rewind the tape to the beginning of March. "Most importantly, the market is currently i...

 2018-04-22 19:30 

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In Surprise Twist, Europe Now Pushing Trump Administration To Ease Russian Sanctions...

Something strange happened in the days immediately preceding Trump's airstrikes on Syria : first Germany, then Italy, refused to join the US-led effort, which ultimately also included the UK and France. Commenting on this curious split within the Euro...

 2018-04-22 19:00 

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Canadians Just Set A New Record For Borrowing Against Their Homes...

Via BetterDwelling.com, Canadian real estate related debt tapering? That would be ridiculous! Filings obtained from the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions (OSFI) show, after a brief decline in January, the balance of loans secured by r...

 2018-04-22 18:30 

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Hedge Fund CIO: "This Is Why Vol Has Gotten Smashed In The Past Few Weeks"...

From the latest Weekend Notes by One River Asset Management CIO, Eric Peters: "After the February spike in vol, it was hard to hold onto gamma," said Roadrunner, the market's biggest S&P volatility trader. "If you were making markets, you ...

 2018-04-22 18:00 

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How The Deep State Turns Every President To Interventionism...

Authored by Philip Giraldi via The Strategic Culture Foundation, In the wake of last week's cruise missile attack on Syria, there was a joke going around the internet saying that it doesn't matter who Americans vote for, they always wind up gettin...

 2018-04-22 17:30 

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Macron To Trump: "You Make Trade War Against Everyone, Come On...You Need Allies"...

French President Emmanuel Macron, the self-styled great persuader and "Trump whisperer", is facing a monumental task when he arrives in Washington DC on Monday: Convince President Trump to grant the EU a permanent exemption to the steel and alumin...

 2018-04-22 17:00 

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President Reagan On The '87 Stock Market Crash...

Via Global Macro Monitor, President Reagan certainly understood the nature of markets. That is they do whatever they are going to do, sometimes without a fundamental rhyme or reason. Very different from the current occupant of the White House who seems to...

 2018-04-22 16:30 

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Beijing Welcomes Mnuchin Visit As US Hints At China Trade-War Truce...

Following a barrage of warnings that protectionism could unleash stagflation in the US economy, with the latest Beige Book mentioning the word "tariff" no less than 36 times in the context of higher prices and slower growth, the US Treasury appear...

 2018-04-22 16:00 

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Government Accidentally Releases Documents On Remote Mind-Control...

Just months after the mysterious 'brain-melting weapon' accusations in Cuba , that left several US diplomats with long-term mental damage, something very strange has popped up... from an even stranger origin. Earlier this year, MuckRock Journalist...

 2018-04-22 15:30 

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Iran Warns North Korea: "Never Negotiate With The United States"...

In comments that were clearly intended as a warning to North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and his regime a day after the North announced an unprecedented freeze of its nuclear program ahead of bilateral talks with the US, Iran's outspoken Foreign Ministe...

 2018-04-22 15:00 

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From Fake Boom To Real Bust...

Authored by EconomicPrism's MN Gordon , annotated by Acting-Man's Pater Tenebrarum , Paradise in LA LA Land More is revealed with each passing day. You can count on it. But what exactly the 'more is of' requires careful discrimination. Is ...

 2018-04-22 14:29 

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Naked Gunman Kills Four At Tennessee Waffle House; Suspect Remains At Large...

Four people are dead and at least seven others injured after a gunman who was naked but for a green jacket opened fire at a Waffle House in Antioch near Nashville, Tennessee early Sunday morning before a patron wrestled the gun away, Metro Nashville Polic...

 2018-04-22 14:01 

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FCC Filings Reveal Facebook's Mysterious Drone Test Above The Skies Of New Mexico...

Fcl Tech, Inc., which also operates under the name Facebook Connectivity Lab, is secretly testing experimental wireless devices — mounted onto an unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV), i.e. drones, above the skies of the New Mexican desert, according to the...

 2018-04-22 12:52 

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OPCW Chemical Inspection Team Reaches Douma After Issuing Statement Negating "Russia Cover-Up" Claim...

After many days of delay inside the security arch of Damascus' city center, the international chemical weapons watchdog group, Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), announced that its team of investigators finally entered the Da...

 2018-04-22 02:35 

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Did The West Just Lose World War III By Forfeit?...

Authored by James George Jatras via The Strategic Culture Foundation, In the fall of the year 1480, at a point not far from Moscow, two armies faced each other on the opposite banks of the Ugra River. On the one side were the forces of the Grand Duchy of ...

 2018-04-22 02:05 

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What If A Nuke Goes Off In DC: Science Mag Simulates "The Unthinkable"...

Authored by Mitchell Waldrop via ScienceMag.com, At 11:15 on a Monday morning in May, an ordinary looking delivery van rolls into the intersection of 16th and K streets NW in downtown Washington, D.C., just a few blocks north of the White House. Inside, s...

 2018-04-22 01:31 

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Germany's Largest Public TV News Broadcaster: Syria Chemical Attack "Most Likely Staged"...

A senior correspondent for German state media broadcast ZDF heute stunned his European audience during a report from on the ground in Syria when he gave a straightforward and honest account of his findings while investigating what happened in Douma. The v...

 2018-04-22 00:55 

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Useful Idiots? New Yorker Magazine Fails Litmus Test For Media Impartiality On Syrian War...

Authored by Robert Bridge via The Strategic Culture Foundation, When America's top thinking-man's journal fails to consider at least one possible alternative as to who may have been responsible for the latest alleged chemical attack in Syria, asid...

 2018-04-22 00:30 

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1 In 4 Millennials Rely On Their Parents To Pay Some Bills - Even While Working Full Time...

Time and time again, we've discussed how America's millennial generation is burdened by debt, effectively precluded from home ownership and increasingly disgruntled and pessimistic about their future prospects for wealth and happiness. In its late...

 2018-04-22 00:05 

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It's Do-Or-Die For Tech Stocks...

Authored by Sven Henrich via NorthmanTrader.com, In early March I mused about a market paradox, one where tech would make new highs on a negative divergence while the $DJIA would not make a new high. This event did indeed transpire and it still may have s...

 2018-04-21 23:40 

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"The House Always Wins": These Funds Made A Killing As Bitcoin Plunged...

Volatility, neutral exposure and market making can still pay - at least for crypto hedge funds. Despite the fact that cryptos have collapsed across the board so far in 2018, one investing axiom still holds true to this day: the house always wins. Those wh...

 2018-04-21 23:15 

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DNC Files Lawsuit Alleging Nation Should Never, Ever Stop Focusing On 2016 Election...

Via The Onion, WASHINGTON - Demanding greater accountability for the race's outcome, the Democratic National Committee reportedly filed a multi-million-dollar lawsuit Friday alleging that the nation should never, ever stop focusing on the 2016 preside...

 2018-04-21 22:50 

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"Enough With All The Deaths" - Venezuelan Cops Clash With Protesting Patients & Doctors Over Hospital Shortages...

The price of oil has been steadily climbing this year, but Venezuela's financial situation remains as dire as ever. And in the latest sign of just how desperate the country's people are for basic necessities like food and medicine, Breitbart repor...

 2018-04-21 22:23 

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Citi: "2018 Is Not Going To Plan"...

Discussing recent trends in the bond market, Citi's credit strategists point out that there have been a lot of surprised traders this year, becaus e i) the first half was supposed to be fine "like last year", and ii) IG was supposed to keep ou...

 2018-04-21 22:00 

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Visualizing The Pension Time Bomb: $400 Trillion By 2050...

Are governments making promises about pensions that they might not be able to keep? According to an analysis by the World Economic Forum (WEF), there was a combined retirement savings gap in excess of $70 trillion in 2015, spread between eight major econo...

 2018-04-21 21:35 

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Indonesian ISIS Recruits Threaten "Satanic" CNN, Universal Studios In New Propaganda Poster...

ISIS recruits in Indonesia (famously the country with the largest Muslim population) have released a series of propaganda posters that are circulating on the Internet that exhort their followers to commit acts of violence against the US financial system, ...

 2018-04-21 21:12 

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BofA: "The Key Story For The Bond Market Is About To Play Out"...

In its weekly commentary on the Treasury yield curve, Deutsche Bank focuses on the sharp flattening that has taken place in the past 6 months, noting that "fiscal shocks, which started with bear steepening, are gradually migrating to the front end and...

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