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The Myth Of India's Information Technology Industry

Authored by Jayant Bhandari via, A Shift in Perception – Indians in Silicon Valley When I was studying in the UK in early 90s, I was often asked about cows, elephants and snake-charmers on the roads in India. A shift in public perception - not in the associated reality - was however starting to happen. Show More Summary

Meet Tally: The Grocery Stocking Robot About To Eradicate 1,000's Of Minimum Wage Jobs

Amazon wiped out billions of dollars worth of grocery store market cap last month when they announced plans to purchase Whole Foods. The announcement sent shares of Kroger, Wal-Mart, Sprouts, and Target, among others, plunging... (WMT...Show More Summary

Congressman Luis Gutierrez Calls Trump A "Major Criminal" That Must Be "Eliminated"

Authored by Michael Snyder via The American Dream blog, Is it proper for a sitting member of Congress to call for the president of the United States to be “eliminated”? Despite all of the chaos and all of the violence that we have seen so far, Democrats continue to stir up even more anger and even more hatred. Show More Summary

Hillary Clinton Book, Set To Drop In September, Can Be Summarized In Two Words: 'Russia' & 'Comey'

Hillary Clinton is set to drop a new book in September detailing her latest presidential campaign and we bet you can't even begin to imagine what the focus of the book might be...actually, you probably guessed "Russia" and/or "Comey"...Show More Summary

First Anadarko, Now Whiting: Second Shale Company Slashes CapEx Budget

On Monday we reported that Anadarko, which previously had been lamenting the egregious amount of liquidity in the energy sector, became the first company to slash its full year capex budget by $300 million from a previous range of $4.5-$4.7 billion. Show More Summary

Wall Street Icon Warns The Fed's Balance Sheet Unwind "Is Very Dangerous For Markets"

Authored by Christoph Gisiger via Finanz und Wirtschaft, Blackstone’s market maven Byron Wien warns that stocks are in danger of suffering a setback. But he also explains why investors should keep their calm and weather the impending storm. To expect the unexpected is the key to success in investing. Show More Summary

Imran Awan Transferred Nearly $300K To Pakistan Before Attempting To Flee, Lawyer Claims Islamophobia

Content originally published at Following news of the arrest and booking of Debbie Wasserman Schultz's top IT staffer has unfolded over the last 48 hours - starting with a report on Monday that destroyed computer equipment...Show More Summary

Senate GOP Rejects Rand Paul's "Repeal-Only" Healthcare Plan

Just hours after rejecting some version of 'repeal-and-replace' overnight, Senate Republicans have, as expected, failed to get enough votes for a key proposal from Rand Paul that would have repealed much of Obamacare. Under pressureShow More Summary

Arrested DNC Staffer Awan Retains Long-Time Clinton Associate For Legal Help

After getting arrested Monday night at Dulles Airport in Northern Virginia while attempting to flee the country on a flight to Qatar, Debbie Wasserman-Schultz' IT staffer, according to Conservative Review, has decided to hire a lawyer...Show More Summary

Facebook Tumbles Then Bounces As Algos React To "Fake" Earnings Estimate

Facebook first tumbled then jumped after reporting Q2 EPS of $1.32, which initially slammed the stock as much as 5% lower however, then jumped just as quickly when it emerged that Bloomberg had blasted a wrong EPS estimate, according to which the company had missed earnings of $1.38... ... Show More Summary

VIX Crashes To Record Lows As Fed/ECB Double-Whammy Smashes Dollar

Well that escalated quickly... "Hawkish" comments from ECB's Nowotny combined with "dovish"-sounding inflation comments from The Fed... Sent the USD index plunging to its lowest close since May 2015... The machines read the FOMC Statement, saw nothing scary and insta-dumped protection... Show More Summary

For The First Time, Americans Spend More On Eating Out Than On Food At Home

In light of yesterday's OECD news confirming that Americans remain the most obese nation in the world, and as McDonalds' blockbuster results yesterday showed, American consumers are increasingly spending more on food away from home.Show More Summary

Investors Intelligence Issues "New Major Warning" For Stocks

With the spread between bullish and bearish investors surging to its highest since the first week of 2017 (and bears at their lowest since March 1st), Investors Intelligence sees more than a little complacency spreading into financial...Show More Summary

Bitcoin: Fake Asset Or Security?

Authored by Chris Whalen via, “I came of age on Wall Street when the Chairman of the Federal Reserve Board—he was William McChesney Martin—condemned even trace amounts of inflation as an economic and moral evil. Show More Summary

Trump Attacked Sessions Again This Morning; GOP Shills Are Stroking Out

Content originally published at I'm not a fan of airing out grievances in a public forum. As public as I am, I'd never discuss personnel changes or grievances with you misfits. It doesn't serve a purpose. The fact thatShow More Summary

Paul Singer: "I'm Very Concerned About The Global Economy"

Elliott Management Corp Founder Paul Singer stepped up his criticism of the unprecedented monetary stimulus unleashed by the Federal Reserve and other major central banks in Europe and Asia in the wake of the financial crisis, arguing...Show More Summary

Stone McCarthy: No More Hikes This Year, Debt Ceiling Can Derail Fed's Balance Sheet Plans

While most other sellside reports have toed the line that the Fed will announce a September balance sheet reduction, coupled with a rate hike in December, Stone McCarthy has turned more bearish on the US economy, and in a note released...Show More Summary

Despite Endless Buying, Tech Investors Are Hedging Most In 10 Years

With all eyes on the market's traditional risk measure - VIX, tracking the forward-looking view of S&P 500 volatility - and the ever-higher prices of Tech stocks, a funny thing happened under the surface that is starting to worry some... As...Show More Summary

VIX Crashes To Record Low, Gold Spikes, Dollar Nosedives After ECB/Fed Comments

Ignoring the "relatively soon" balance sheet unwind, the dollar index is careening lower (at 14-month lows) on inflation-weaker signals from The Fed. And gold spiked back above its 200DMA ($1251)... However, stocks limped higher as VIX crashed to a record low 8.84... As Bond traders feel the short squeeze coming on...

'Dovish' Fed Admits Inflation Weaker, Says Balance Sheet Unwind To Start "Relatively Soon"

With 'zero' expectations for a rate-hike today, all eyes are focused on any shifts in The Fed's balance sheet normalization timeline ("balance sheet unwind to start relatively soon") and its most-recently-dovish inflation outlook (following...Show More Summary

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