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Fed's Asset Bubbles Now At The Mercy Of The Rest Of The World's Central Bankers

"Like watching paint dry," is how The Fed describes the beginning of the end of its experiment with massively inflating its balance sheet to save the world. As former fund manager Richard Breslow notes, however, Yellen's decision today...Show More Summary

Swiss National Bank Bubble Regains Lead Over Bitcoin

A week ago we tweeted... Dear @SNB_BNS_en - you are the next bitcoin: congratulations pic.twitter.com/cld4YNbNLb — zerohedge (@zerohedge) September 14, 2017 But as Bitcoin rebounded from its China challenges, it overtook The SNB once again as bubbliest bubble. Show More Summary

Existing Home Sales Slump To 1-Year Lows, NAR Says "There's Simply Not Enough Homes For Sale"

After July's housing sales data horrors, yesterday's permits rebound prompted some hope (despite last week's 9.7% collapse in mortgage applications) but August's existing home sales just crushed that dream, dropping to one-year lows....Show More Summary

"We Are At War" - Morgan Freeman Is The Face Of The New "Committee To Investigate Russia"

Imagine this movie-script: a former KGB spy, angry at the collapse of his motherland, plots a course for revenge... narrates the ominous sounding voice of Morgan Freeman. The hysteria continues, and this time Hollywood has been enlisted. Show More Summary

Dennis Gartman: "This We Find Anomalous"

With stocks at all time highs, Dennis Gartman, who took the time to make a quick mockery of cryptocurrencies in his latest letter, is starting to get nervous on risk assets, pointing out what he calls an "anomaly." Below are the selected...Show More Summary

Forget the Balance Sheet Reduction, Focus on the Next Round of QE

Let the farce begin. The Fed meets today to discuss whether or not to begin shrinking its balance sheet. The financial media informs us that this is the single most important Fed meeting in years and that its coming announcement is a game-changer. Give me a break. The Fed will NEVER let its balance sheet shrink to a relatively normal level. Show More Summary

Trump Slams Rand Paul As "Negative Force" On Fixing Healthcare; Paul Immediately Responds

Now that hopes for a bipartisan deal to fix Obamacare are dead and the Republicans are pushing on with a last-minute scramble to repeal Obamacare ahead of a Sept. 30 legislative deadline in hopes third time will be the charm, on Wednesday morning just after 8am, President Trump slammed Sen. Show More Summary

"Extraordinary & Worrisome" - Wall Street Journal Demands To Know How FBI 'Meddled' In 2016 Elections

Via The Wall Street Journal's Editorial Board, Congress needs to learn how the FBI meddled in the 2016 campaign. When Donald Trump claimed in March that he’d had his “wires tapped” prior to the election, the press and Obama officials dismissed the accusation as a fantasy. Show More Summary

"We've Never Seen Anything Like This" - Maria Slams Puerto Rico With 9-Foot Storm Surge, 155Mph Winds

Hurricane Maria made landfall near the city of Yabucoa, Puerto Rico, at around 6:15 am Wednesday, according to the National Hurricane Center, battering the densely populated eastern side of the island with torrential rains and 155 mph...Show More Summary

"We Are In A State Of Siege": Spanish Police Arrest Top Catalan Officials In Referendum Raids

Spanish police arrested top-ranking Catalan officials including the region’s junior economy minister Josep Maria Jove, as Madrid launched a crackdown on Catalonia over the upcoming Independence referendum Reuters reported. Jove, whoShow More Summary

“This Is Where The Next Financial Crisis Will Come From”

“This Is Where The Next Financial Crisis Will Come From” By Zero Hedge In an extensive, must-read report published on Monday by Deutsche Bank's Jim Reid, the credit strategist unveiled an extensive analysis of the "Next Financial Crisis",...Show More Summary

Frontrunning: September 20

Fed Poised to Set Portfolio Reduction Plan in Motion (WSJ) Dollar close to 2015 lows as conflicted Fed prepares policy update (WSJ) The Risk of a New Economic Non-Order (El-Erian) A last, last chance: Republicans strain for Obamacare...Show More Summary

The Morning After: Mexican Earthquake Leaves Over 248 Dead, Millions Without Electricity

Across central Mexico, rescue workers including soldiers and volunteers worked late into the night Tuesday to free the living who were still trapped in the rubble of collapsed buildings following Mexico's deadliest earthquake in more...Show More Summary

Bill Blain: "We’ve Heard JPM Traders Bragging In The Pub How Much They’ve Made From Bitcoin"

Submitted by Bill Blain of Mint Partners Blain’s Morning Porridge – September 20th 2017 “New Car, caviar, four star daydream, think I’ll buy me a football team….” Will they? Won’t they? I’m not talking about Donald’s playground bluster about nuking North Korea back to the 1950s. Show More Summary

Global Markets, US Futures Barely Move With All Eyes On The Fed

The day has finally arrived: today the Fed will officially announce the start of its balance sheet shrinkage (full preview here) while keeping rates unchanged, perhaps hiking again in December (market odds at 56%), while revising its...Show More Summary

Why This Time Is Different: "Fed Guidance Really Matters"

From Bloomberg macro commentator Marc Cudmore Today’s Fed meeting is critical for all financial assets. A large part of the framework for how to trade the year ahead will be clarified between Wednesday’s statement, the dot plot and subsequent...Show More Summary

AfD In 3rd Place In German Election Polls: Unhappy Political Marriages Loom

Authored by Mike Shedlock via MishTalk.com, German federal elections are Sunday, September 24. The most likely outcome of the election is another “Grand Coalition” but it will be a much-weakened coalition. And If that coalition forms...Show More Summary

Finnish Politician Tells Women 'Be Patriotic, Have More Babies' As Birth Rates Crashes To 150 Year Lows

For years, the Japanese government has been desperately trying to encourage its citizenry to have more sex to combat the collapsing demographics the nation faces, trying guilt (blasting their "sexual apathy") and punishment (imposing...Show More Summary

Icelandic Government Collapses After Plot To Pardon Pedophile Rapist Exposed

Authored by Carey Wedler via TheAntiMedia.org, Iceland’s justice system has received praise in recent years for its successful prosecution of multiple bankers who helped bring on the 2008 financial crisis. Though some of those bankers...Show More Summary

Norway Wealth Fund Assets Surge To Over $1 Trillion On Massive 70% Allocation To Equities

Last December we joked that the Norwegian sovereign wealth fund had responded to sinking returns and withdrawals required to fund budget deficits by allocating another $130 billion in assets to what appeared to be an already massively...Show More Summary

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