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CBO Projects Obamacare Repeal Will Cut Deficit By $119 Billion, Leave 23MM Fewer People With Insurance

The CBO has finally scored the House-passed healthcare bill, H.R.1628 (which as a reminder remains DOA in the Senate), and finds modest improvement relative to its last scoring of the proposed Healthcare bill as of March 23. Here are...Show More Summary

Wall Street's Take On The Fed Minutes: June, Sept. In Play; BS Unwind May Come Sooner

While the dollar and TSY yields both dropped to session lows shortly after the FOMC announcement hit as traders focused on the Fed disclosure that FOMC voters thought it prudent to await evidence an "economic slowdown is transitory"Show More Summary

Can The US Economy Ever Get Back To 3% GDP Growth?

ConvergEx's Nicholas Colas asks "Can the US economy get back to the 3% GDP growth it enjoyed in the 1980s – mid 2000s?" White House economic policy makers say “Yes”. Most professional economists say “No”. History says, “Worker productivity drives economic growth, not politicians or economists. Show More Summary

Stocks Surge As VIX Crushed To 9-Handle Despite Fed Warning Of "Risks To Financial Stability"

It's crazy pills time again... Post-FOMC Minutes, eveything was bid... So The fed said this... "asset valuation pressures in some markets were notable... vulnerabilities appeared to have increased for asset valuation pressures.. a sharp...Show More Summary

Troops Deployed In London As Manhunt For "Islamist Bombmaker" Continues

As Prime Minister Theresa May promised, troops have been deployed to guard “key locations,” including the Palace of Westminster, several embassies and “other sensitive sites,” in London and other British cities, the Evening StandardShow More Summary

Brazil Deploys Troops To Protect Government Buildings As Protesters Set Ministries On Fire

Update from Reuters, which reports that Temer has deployed troops to protect government buildings:: BRAZIL DEFENSE MINISTER JUNGMANN SAYS PRESIDENT TEMER HAS ORDERED ARMY TROOPS TO PROTECT GOVT BUILDINGS FROM PROTESTERS Amid massive...Show More Summary

Trump Reveals Location Of 2 Nuclear Subs To Duterte

In a story published Wednesday, the New York Times alleged that President Trump revealed to Filipino President Rodrigo Duterte the location of two U.S. nuclear submarines lurking in the waters off the Korean peninsula, ready to counter...Show More Summary

Pastorum Group Spokesperson In Seth Rich Case Tied To Democrat Propaganda Chief

Via Disobedient Media The acting spokesperson for the Rich family, Brad Bauman, is connected to Democratic propaganda czar David Brock according online observers. The discovery is the latest in a long line of revelations showing deep...Show More Summary

Trump’s Big Problems: Anemic Private Investment and Weak Productivity

Authored by Steve H. Hanke of the Johns Hopkins University. Follow him on Twitter @Steve_Hanke. Why was the Great Depression so deep, and why did it drag on for so long? According to impressive research by Robert Higgs of the Independent...Show More Summary

Four Stabbed In Fight Outside Midtown Manhattan School, Suspect At Large

Four people were stabbed during a fight outside a Midtown public school Wednesday, the NY Daily News reported. The attack took place at Public School 35 at on W. 52nd St. near Eighth Ave. at about 1:45 p.m, and the NYPD was on the spot. Manhattan: West 52 St & 8th Ave, Active Crime scene in regards to 4 Students stabbed inside at PS35 public school. Show More Summary

Moving Closer To The Precipice

Authored by Pater Tenebrarum via, Money Supply and Credit Growth Continue to Falter The decline in the growth rate of the broad US money supply measure TMS-2 that started last November continues, but the momentum of the decline has slowed last month (TMS = “true money supply”). Show More Summary

Fed Warns "Vulnerabilities" From Elevated Asset Valuations "Pose Risks To Financial Stability"

In today's FOMC Minutes, Fed member issued yet another explicit warning to America's investing public (before they pull the pin on the balance sheet normalization) about asset valuations beiung "vulnerable" and also piling on once again...Show More Summary

FOMC Minutes Signal Rate-Hike "Soon", Economic Weakness "Transitory"

Having top-ticked US economic data with its March rate-hike, all eyes are on the May minutes to confirm the total lack of data-dependence now present at The Fed. The main focus of the minutes was on the 'normalization' of the balance sheet (since June hike odds are at 100%), which was confirmed with details of the plan revealed. Show More Summary

New Jersey Emergency Alert System 'Accidentally' Sends Nuclear Warnings To Some TVs

Coming just a month after Project Gotham Shield, a major nuclear detonation drill in the New York-New Jersey area, a false alarm that went out to some people’s television sets Tuesday might have scared some in New Jersey. As NBC NewShow More Summary

Caught On Tape: Wasserman Schultz Threatens Police Chief For Investigating Her IT Staff's Crimes

Something stinks here. February we first reported on the Anwan brothers, the (Not-Russian) IT Staff Who Allegedly Hacked Congress' Computer Systems. Imran Awan seen below with Bill Clinton The brothers were barred from computer networks...Show More Summary

Trader: "The Plunge Protection Team Is Happening In Bonds... Right Out In The Open"

Having lambasted the market's abhorrent response to the worst terror attack in Britain in 12 years yesterday, Bloomberg's Richard Breslow takes aim at the flip-flopping consensus rearing its ugly head in bond land worldwide. As he writes,...Show More Summary

Blistering Demand For 5Y Trasury Auction; First "Stop Through" In 2017

After 4 consecutive 5Y auctions that resulted in a "tail", moments ago the Treasury sold $34 billion in 5Y paper which finally "stopped through" the When Issued for the first time since December, printing at a High Yield of 1.831%, 0.7bps...Show More Summary

The Key Things To Look For In Today's FOMC Minutes, And How To Trade Them

Despite a near-collapse in the US economic surprise index - a key leading indicator, and major negative for the US economy... ... and recent disappointing inflation readings, largely attributed to the telecom sector in general and unlimited...Show More Summary

Russell 2000 Flash-Crashes

"Probably nothing..." Small-cap stocks briefly erased gains, with the Russell 2000 plunging 0.4 percent in less than a minute as volume exploded... As Bloomberg notes, about 3.84 million shares traded in the benchmark index at 11:51Show More Summary


By the SRSrocco Report, Something changed in the silver market in May as U.S. Silver Eagle sales have surged compared to the previous month. This is quite interesting as precious metals sales and sentiment have declined in the West,Show More Summary

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