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Stupid Stuff, Late-2016 Edition

Hold your real assets outside of the banking system in one of many private international facilities --> Stupid Stuff, Late-2016 Edition Posted with permission and written by John Rubino, Dollar...Show More Summary

NATO Pushing For "Biggest Military Build-Up On Russia's Borders" Since The Cold War

As Russia pushes on with the biggest naval deployment since the cold war as Russia's only carrier group slowly headed toward Syria in a show of force along Europe's shores, NATO defense ministers are focusing on a ground expansion and...Show More Summary

WTI Crude Spikes Above $50 After Unexpected Inventory Draws Across Crude Complex

Following API's reportedly large crude build last night, DOE reports a very divergent draw of 553k barrels (2mm bbl build exp). In fact the entire crude complex saw major drawdowns, sending WTI Crude back above $50. API Crude +4.8mmShow More Summary

"Obscene" Pentagon Folds Under Political Pressure, Stops Seeking Veteran Bonus Repayments

Having been exposed for lying to the public, it appears (two weeks before the election) that The Pentagon has backed off its demands for repayments of re-enlistment bonuses from tens of thousands of California National Guardsmen. As we detailed yesterday, shortly after the U.S. Show More Summary

Indiana Voter Database "Riddled With Errors" Including 1,000s Of Dead Voters And Duplicate Registrations

For years the political elites, backed by funding from George Soros, have fought common sense voter ID laws as blatant attempts of racist right wingers to suppress the votes of minority and low-income citizens. These same people tirelessly argue that there is no evidence of voter fraud despite the mountain of facts that keeps piling up the contrary. Show More Summary

New Home Sales Rise But Miss After Dramatic Downward Revision

Thanks to a dramatic downward revision for August (from 609k to 575k), September's 593k new home sales rose more than expected (but was below expectations of 600k). The pickup in September demand was helped by an 8.6% gain in the Midwest...Show More Summary

Services PMI Spikes To 11-Month Highs But Employers Remain "Cautious On Hiring"

Following October's flash Manufacturing PMI spike (to 12-month highs), today's Services PMI surged to 54.8 (its highest since Nov 2015) led by the highest level of new orders in 2016. It appears the extraordinary surge in governmentShow More Summary

Reuters Trial Balloon: ECB "Almost Certain" To Keep Buying Bonds Beyond March

It has been a while since we had an ECB-linked Reuters headline trial ballon, with the last one coming over a month ago and suggesting that the ECB may buy equities at some point in the future. So, maybe to make up for lost time, moments...Show More Summary

"Obama Calls Obamacare Disaster 'A Starter Home', Republicans Should Be The Bulldozer"

Authored Op-Ed via The Wall Street Journal, ObamaCare has suddenly been injected back into the 2016 election debate, on the news of the law’s 25%-plus average premium increase for 2017. Even Donald Trump is talking about it. With only...Show More Summary

Russia Cancels Refueling Stop In Spain Following Widespread Opposition

While details are unclear, Europa Press reports that Russia has cancelled its request to refuel three of its warships at Spain's eastern Mediterranean port of Cueta. Whether this is a pre-emptive move to avoid being shunned by SpainShow More Summary

Wall Street Reacts To Apple's Disappointing Earnings

As reported last night, despite a kneejerk spike higher in AAPL shares, the stock ultimately faded the release of its Q4 earnings which had a mix of positive and negative components, however the market ultimately focused on the latest...Show More Summary

Wikileaks Celebrates Hillary Clinton's Birthday By Releasing Another 1,500 Podesta Emails; Total Is Now 33,042

With less than 2 weeks left until the November 8 presidential election, and perhaps to celebrate Hillary Clinton's birthday, Wikileaks continued its ongoing Podesta dump by unveiling another 1,508 emails in the latest Part 19 of itsShow More Summary

Clinton Campaign Chair Had Dinner With Top DOJ Official One Day After Hillary's Benghazi Hearing

In the latest revelation sure to reignite accusations of collusion between the Clinton campaign and the DOJ, among the recent batch of hacked emails released by Wikileaks, we learn that the day after Hillary Clinton testified in front...Show More Summary

Wholesale Inventories Growth Weakest Since 2010 Even As Auto Stocks Soar

Wholesale Inventories were unchanged year-over-year for the first time since June 2010 (up 0.2% MoM). However, below the surface things are worrisome with motor vehicle inventories up again MoM and up a shocking 9.0% YoY. Wholesale inventories-to-sales ratios are improving modestly but remain deep in recessionary territory.

It's Still The Media, Stupid!

Submitted by Antonius Aquinas, The US Presidential campaign has demonstrated once again that the mainstream mass media is still the dominant force and arbitrator of political events and if it is successful in pushing the Wicked Witch of Chappaqua past the finish line this November, it may have achieved its greatest triumph. Show More Summary

Investors Have Pulled $8 Billion From Deutsche Bank's ETF Unit

Earlier this month, Deutsche Bank stock was shaken following a Bloomberg report that Deutsche Bank's hedge fund clients had withdrawn billions in margin cash from the bank's prime brokerage unit, adding a shade of liquidity concerns to the bank's ongoing capitalization woes. Show More Summary

Press Freedom? Dakota Access Pipeline Documentarian Faces 45 Years In Prison For Filming Activists

A couple of days ago we noted that protests in North Dakota, over the Dakota Access Pipeline, were growing increasingly hostile with police arresting over 125 people just last weekend alone. Another startling discovery from the weekend...Show More Summary

Frontrunning: October 26

Florida Once Again a Focus in 2016 Campaign (WSJ) Trump Has Slim Edge in Bloomberg Poll of Florida (BBG) NATO seeks troops to deter Russia on eastern flank (Reuters) Arbs Stay on Sidelines of AT&T-Time Warner Deal (WSJ) Holiday Forecast...Show More Summary

Gold Is The "Kardashian of Commodities"?

Max Keiser and Stacy Herbert have interviewed Jan Skoyles to discuss how gold is the "Kardashian of Commodities" and "future-proofing your portfolio with gold". Topics covered are Double Down asks Jan Skoyles, of, if there is enough gold in the world to hedge against a President Trump U.S. Show More Summary

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