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Italian Stocks Tumble, Yields Jump On Sudden Fears Of Early Elections

Despite a promise last week by Italian Industry Minister, Carlo Calenda, that Italy would not have early elections this autumn, Italian stocks have tumbled to one month lows and the Italian bank sector is down 3% in Monday trading, its...Show More Summary


WB7 I originally posted this piece on Memorial Day 2017. Some of you old timers may remember Fringe ZH Lowbrow @aristarchan. Ari as I called him was a good guy. He made inteliigent posts, particularly in the Fukushima related threads. Show More Summary

Key Events In The Coming Busy Week: US Payrolls; Eurozone Inflation And Fed Speakers

Focus in this holiday-shortened week will turn to US data, especially NFP, Fed speakers and Eurozone inflation. UK PMIs will also draw attention as elections approach. We also get GDP data from Canada, Sweden and Switzerland. In EM, there are MP meetings in Brazil & Israel. Show More Summary

What's going on with bitcoin?

What's going on with bitcoin? Bitcoin hits $2,700, a 500 fold increase in five years and doubling in price since May 1st. Previous surges - in 2011 and 2013 - have been followed by dramatic crashes Significant premiums seen in Asia,Show More Summary

Gold Data Science, Report 28 May, 2017

The price of gold went up $12 this week, and that of silver $0.50. That’s not bad for gold and silver owners, and not good for the vast majority who are all-in on the dollar (though they don’t think of it that way). Since we began publishing this Supply and Demand Report four and a half years ago, there have been several constants. Show More Summary

Global Markets Wrap: Stocks Flat In Quiet Session With US, UK And China Closed For Holiday

U.S. markets are closed for the Memorial Day holiday, and with UK and Chinese markets also closed for various holidays, it has been a quiet start to the week, with S&P futures essentially unchanged, trading at 2,415, up 0.06%, a newShow More Summary

Manchester Innocence Lost - "Torture One Day, Passports The Next"

Authored by Raul Ilargi Meijer via The Automatic Earth blog, There are times when you have to talk about things when it appears most inopportune to do so, because they’re the only times people might listen. Times when people will argue...Show More Summary

"How Does This Ever End?" An Interview With Lacy Hunt

The US economy is struggling with too much debt at every level. A debt jubilee isn’t going to solve it; and shifting demographics will likely make it worse. So, is America headed for two decades of lost growth like Japan? Dr. Lacy Hunt,...Show More Summary

Seth Klarman On 'Trumptopia': "Investors Are Being Too Trusting"

Via, Baupost Group’s Seth Klarman laid out his concerns with the market in a recent client letter... “Risk, Klarman wrote, is the most important consideration when investing, and investors are being too trusting. When...Show More Summary

Visualizing The Possible City Of London 'Brexodus'

The EU in Brussels has now given official powers to its top Brexit negotiator, but former French diplomat Michel Barnier is not expected to begin talks until after the UK general election in June. As Statista's Dyfed Loesche notes, Banks...Show More Summary

These Powder Kegs Are About To Blow: "Trump Needs To Halt The Downward Spiral That Obama Orchestrated"

Authoreed by Jeremiah Johnson (nom de plume of a retired Green Beret of the United States Army Special Forces) via, President Trump just took a trip to Saudi Arabia in an effort to obsequiously “shore up” the ties. Expected. Show More Summary

How America Could End Up In An Unexpected War With China

Authored by Doug Bandow via The National Interest, Three decades ago the People’s Republic of China was an economic backwater. Today the PRC sports the world’s second-largest economy. Shanghai most dramatically illustrates the country’s transformation. Show More Summary

Does America Need A Northern Border Wall?

Keeping track of people legally entering and leaving the United States is a formidable task. Nevertheless, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) has released figures on people who overstay their visas and other legal forms of admissions. Show More Summary

The Conspiracy Mill

5/28/2017 – (GLOBALINTELHUB)– Ever since JFK the word ‘conspiracy theory’ has been used to discredit anyone holding a non-conventional view, such as based on facts regarding the CIA’s role in providing security at Area 51 (and the point being, what are they doing there?). Show More Summary

Camille Paglia: Democrats Are Colluding With The Media To Create Chaos

By Emily Jashinky, originally in the Washingtonm Examiner, Camille Paglia is much more worried about the media than about the steady string of Trump-related scandals they claim to be uncovering. In a Tuesday interview with the Washington...Show More Summary

Yuan Funding Costs Spike As China Changes FX Rules

The effects of China's rules-change proposals around the Yuan Fix are already starting to show in the FX, money markets as one-week funding costs have exploded to the annualized equivalent of 14%... As a reminder, we reported late last...Show More Summary

They're Killing Small Business: The Number Of Self-Employed Americans Is Lower Than It Was In 1990

Authored by Michael Snyder via The Economic Collapse blog, After eight long, bitter years under Obama, will things go better for entrepreneurs and small businesses now that Donald Trump is in the White House? Once upon a time, America was the best place in the world for those that wanted to work for themselves. Show More Summary

Russia And Iran Sign Oil-For-Goods Barter Deal; Escape Petrodollar

Iran signed an agreement with Russia under which it has broken free from the petrodollar, and will "sell", or rather barter crude oil to Russia in exchange for products. The announcement was made by Iran’s Oil Minister Bijan Zanganeh, as reported by Russia’s RIA and TASS news agencies. "The deal has been concluded. Show More Summary

New Home Prices Are Over 50% Higher In Canada Than The US

Authored by Kaitlin Last via, The price of new homes is quickly diverging in Canada and the US. Data from the Canadian Housing and Mortgage Corporation (CMHC) show that new homes are selling for substantially moreShow More Summary

Millennials Choose To Spend Money On Travel, Dining, And Fitness Than Save For Retirement: Survey

Submitted by Nicholas Colas of Convergex Millennials save more of their income than older generations. Don’t believe it? Look at a recent survey by Merrill Edge, which found millennials say they save 36% more than their general population...Show More Summary

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