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Chart Of The Day: Is China Sending A Warning?

Submitted by Lance Roberts via STA Wealth Management, In yesterday's discussion on the technical underpinnings of the market, I pondered the question of whether Greece was really the primary issue of concern for investors. "Whether,Show More Summary

Fiat Faith Faltering? Bitcoin Surges 12% Post-Greferendum Announcement

Like it or not, Bitcoin is an alternative to the fiat fraud money that is the backbone of the status quo. Since Tsipras announced the Greferendum, Bitcoin has surged 12% as perhaps - away from the cornered and manipulated precious metals markets - faith in fiat is faltering... Source:

NATO Member Turkey Breaks Ranks: Slams EU Austerity, Offers Greek Aid

While perhaps not on the scale of China or Russia assistance, Turkey has thrown its hat into the Troika-Greece farce by offering financial assistance to its embattled neighbor. As ekthimerini reports, "We are ready to help Greece survive...Show More Summary

Malvinas 2.0? Argentina Plans Asset Seizure Of Falkland Oil Companies

Submitted by Andy Tully via, Is it just election fever, or is Argentina serious about reclaiming the Falklands Islands? Presidential elections loom in the country in October, so perhaps it’s not surprising that a LilianShow More Summary

Europe Will Soon Impose Border Controls

Europe is imposing capital controls… next up will be border controls. How do we know? Because they already suggested this before. Back in March of 2012, when the EU Crisis first began to spin out of control, then Prime Minister of France...Show More Summary

With Market Closed, Trading Greek ETF Is Gamble, Guessing Game

“The ETF can’t be more liquid than the underlying, and we know the underlying can be become quite illiquid” - Howard Marks There’s been quite a bit of spirited discussion this year about whether ETFs provide liquidity. The proliferation...Show More Summary

Greece Shows Importance of Gold as Europeans Buy Coins and Bars

Greece Shows Importance of Gold as Europeans Buy Coins and Bars - Demand for physical gold from Europeans surges- Greek ATMs limit withdrawals to €60 per day- Greeks panic buy food, fuel and medicine- European elites threaten GreeceShow More Summary

Gross Says Hold Cash, Prepare For "Nightmare Panic Selling"

Ever since bond market liquidty became the topic du jour across Wall Street (just a few short years after it was first raised in these pages), analysts, pundits, and reporters alike have begun to question what might happen should investors...Show More Summary

Consumer Confidence Soars In June On Spike In Hope

As Gallup's Consumer Confidence plunges, The Conference Board's Consumer Confidence explodes higher from 94.6 to 101.4 (smashing expectations of 97.4). After missing by the most in 5 years in April, higher gas prices, market instability,...Show More Summary

Chicago PMI Prints Worst June Since 2008 As Employment Tumbles

Chicago PMI has now missed 4 of the last 5 months and printed sub-50 contractionary indications for 4 of the last 5 months. June's data improved from May (rising from 46.2 to 49.4) but missed expectations and is the weakest June print since 2008. Show More Summary

Greece Asks For 2-Year Bailout From ESM

With a sovereign default now just hours away, both Greece and Europe may be starting to second guess the decision to open Pandora's Box with both sides cancelling press events citing "emergency meetings". The latest headlines have Greece requesting an ESM bailout and pressing for debt restructuring. Show More Summary

The Global Template For Collapse: The Enchanting Charms Of Cheap, Easy Credit

Submitted by Charles Hugh-Smith of OfTwoMinds blog, Cheap, easy credit has created moral hazard and nurtured magical thinking throughout the global economy. According to polls, the majority of Greek citizens want the benefits of membership in the euro/EU and the end of EU-imposed austerity. Show More Summary

Case-Shiller US Home Price Index Drops Most In A Year

While the 20-City index rose 4.9% YoY (but missed expectations by the most since July 2014), Case-Shiller's US Home Price Index dropped 0.02% in April - the first MoM drop since May 2014. Of course, all real estate is local and we note...Show More Summary

There Is One 'Small' Problem With The Crowdfunded Greek Bailout Campaign

In the latest example that there are generous, perhaps even noble people, still left, Crowdfunding site Indiegogo has released a crowd sourced "Greek Bailout Fund" which in just 1 day has already managed to raise around €100,000 from over 6,300 contributors. Show More Summary

When The PBOC Went All-In: China Stocks See Biggest Intraday Swing In 23 Years

Having thrown the kitchen sink at their collapsing ponzi-scheme of a market in the past two days, only to see stocks open and crash once again overnight, it appears The PBOC went full intervention-tard in the middle of the morning session. Show More Summary

In Big Boost To "No" Vote, Schauble Hints Greece Can Default And Stay In Euro

In waht appears to be some level of German backing down, fiery FinMin Schaeuble has, reportedly said the following: SCHAEUBLE SAID TO SAY GREECE MAY BE ABLE TO TAP EU SUPPORT FUND SCHAEUBLE SAID TO SEE GREECE STAYING IN EURO EVEN IFShow More Summary

Why There Is No Growth: The Entire S&P 500 Free Cash Flow Is Going Back To Shareholders

In perhaps the best example of just how massive the impact of returns to shareholders have become, Deutsche Bank shows a snapshot the S&P's consolidated income statement as of 1995 and 2015. While there are some clearly material changes...Show More Summary

Frontrunning: June 30

EU in last-ditch bid to Greece, urges "yes" vote to bailout (Reuters) In? Out? In between? A Greek legal riddle for EU (Reuters) Tsipras Says EU Won’t Eject Greece as Cost ‘Immense’ (BBG) Empty Greek ATMs Force Tourists to Stiff Santorini...Show More Summary

Varoufakis Confirms Greece Will Default To IMF Today

May as well spoil the ending of what happens at midnight local time today. Nothing (as previously reported). From Reuters: GREEK FINANCE MINISTER SAYS GREECE WILL NOT PAY IMF ON TUESDAY. Visually: And: U.S. STOCK INDEX FUTURES PARE GAINS...Show More Summary

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