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Why Did Cheryl Mills Require Criminal Immunity?

If there was no evidence of criminal activity, why all the immunity? That is the awkward question that William McGurn asks in a Wall Street Journal op-ed today... Why did Cheryl Mills require criminal immunity? This is the irksome question hanging over the FBI investigation into Hillary Clinton’s home-brew server in the wake of news that Ms. Show More Summary

Bond-Stock Correlation Reaches Record High

The correlation between bonds and stocks has never been higher. In a 'normal' world, bond prices and stock prices are strongly inversely correlated (red shaded region in lower pane below) but the last few weeks have seen a massive regime...Show More Summary

Do You Really Own Your Gold?

Do You Really Own Your Gold?by Ted Bauman, Editor, The Bauman Letter What does it mean to “own” something? It’s a question you should be asking … especially if that something is gold. The Oxford English Dictionary defines ownership as “the act, state, or right of possessing something.” That sounds about right. Show More Summary

Oil Pops After Crude Inventories Unexpectedly Drop

In the week since the last API report, oil has ripped and dipped back to unchanged following an unexpected draw and Algiers disappointment, but prices jumped higher (tagging $45.00) as API noted a 752k draw (4th week in a row). This was dramatially below the 3mm build expected. Show More Summary

The FT Goes Full Fearmonger: Electing Trump "Would Unravel The World"

It would appear that, despite the tsunami of 'spin' across every major media platform since the end of the debate, the establishment is gravely concerned at Donald Trump's proximity to 'their gal' in the polls. With Hillary herself questioning...Show More Summary

Howard Dean Stands By Tweet Accusing Trump Of Snorting Blow, Wants An Answer

We previously observed that among the reasons why last night's debate broke all TV and social media popularity records, was Donald Trump's recurring sniffling, which promptly became a viral phenomenon and was dubbed #Trumpsniffle on Twitter. Show More Summary

US Bonds, Stocks Rally As Most Systemically Dangerous Bank In The World Collapses

It's probably nothing... But hey, Hillary 'reportedly' won the debate so buy stocks? Which reminds us... Don't think Deutsche Bank matters? Post-Fed, Gold was shellacked today (despite very modest move higher in the USD Index) leaving...Show More Summary

Russian Hackers Breached Democrats' Cell Phones: FBI

Those Russian hackers never sleep. Having had most of their computers hacked, a new threat has emerged for Democrats. Reuters reports that FBI investigators believe "foreign hackers" have targeted mobile phones used by "a small number...Show More Summary

The Onion Fact-Checks Last Night's Debate

Addressing issues ranging from national security to trade to their personal controversies, Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton and Republican nominee Donald Trump squared off in the first presidential debate Monday. The Onion takes a look at the validity of their bolder claims: "I don’t believe she does have the stamina. Show More Summary

Hillary vs Donald: So Who Won?

The question everyone is asking this morning is who won the debate. The answer is: it depends who you ask. To be sure, conservative website Drudge Report had Trump a blow out winner with over 82% of the nearly 500,000 votes cast, which...Show More Summary

Elon Musk Reveals The Spaceship For Colonizing Mars - Live Feed

Having found his earth-based inventions and investments somewhat constricting. not to mention cash-burning, at this moment Elon Musk is speaking at the 67th annual International Astronautical Congress in Guadalajara, Mexico, an annual...Show More Summary

Deutsche Bank Fears Spark Buying Panic In Bunds (Despite Rising Germany Sovereign Risk)

Investors have piled into global developed market sovereign bonds as fears of Deutsche Bank collapse ripple through global markets. Interestingly, despite rising default risk concerns in Germany CDS, Bunds have been aggressively bidShow More Summary

$356 Billion Fund Manager: "Now Is The Most Treacherous Time Ever. I've Never Seen This In My Career"

Last week we reported that Tad Rivelle, fund manager at the $195 billion TCW Group, uttered a harsh warning, telling readers of his newsletter that "the time has come to leave the dance floor", providing numerous examples and anecdotes...Show More Summary

This Is What Trump Should Do In The Second Debate

Last night's debate has sparked a tsunami of conversations over who won, who looked more presidential, who coughed more, and who had bigger hands. What is more useful, however, is what can the candidates learn from this debate. HereShow More Summary

Crude Chaos Strikes: Saudis Admit "No Deal" But "Hopeful" For November

Having failed completely to consumate a freeze deal in Algiers, the Saudi oil minister throws out a bone of hope to crude bulls that November's OPEC meeting may see a freeze deal. Crude is testing its lows of the day but bouncing around...Show More Summary

It's Not Really About Deutsche Bank

Submitted by Jeffrey Snider via Alhambra Investment Partners, It is never a good thing when official sources either named or unnamed are quoted in the media as denying bailout discussions. For any bank such rumors and denials are harmful because, obviously, they are a reflection of common perception. Show More Summary

Trump vs Clinton Head-To-Head Was The Most Watched Presidential Debate In History

While the unscientific polls say otherwise, capital markets and the online bettors say that Hillary dominated last night's debate. However, Trump was the undisputed winner when it comes to another metric: social media engagement. According...Show More Summary

Curve Flattens After Treasury Sells $34 Billion In Uneventful, Tailing 5Y Auction

Unlike yesterday's 2Y auction, when paper was trading -1.0% special in repo which helped yesterday's issuance to pass with the high yield printing through the WI, today's 5Y auction did not have the added benefit of a short squeeze going...Show More Summary

Deutsche Curve Inverts As Bundesbank Dismisses State Support Of "Zombie" Banks

Deutsche Bank Sub CDS closed above 500bps for only the second day in its history (and the longer-term CDS curve inverted once again) as a bad day ended worse with Bundesbank member Andreas Dombret exclaimed "state support of bankingShow More Summary

Is This Sleeping Dragon Ready To Awaken?

Via Dana Lyons' Tumblr, The Chinese stock market has been eerily quiet of late – is that about to change? Outside of a record tight 2-month trading range in stocks this summer, there has been no shortage of market news, stimulus and action so far in 2016. Show More Summary

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