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Quinnipiac Poll Suggests Hillary Would Crush De Blasio In NYC Mayoral Race

Like a nagging case of "pneumonia" that brings with it random, yet inevitable, bouts of full-body paralysis, the rumors/threats of Hillary tossing her hat in the ring for the New York City Mayoral race simply won't go away. The latest...Show More Summary

Martin Armstrong Rages: Ken Rogoff Is "An Elitist Who Has No Respect For The People"

Submitted by Martin Armstrong via, Kenneth Rogoff is a Professor of Public Policy and Economics at Harvard University. Rogoff calls critics of negative interest rates “ignorant” despite the fact that negative interest...Show More Summary

FBI, 5 Other Agencies Are Probing If The Kremlin Covertly Funded Trump

It's official: after months of speculation that the Feds and other US intelligence agencies are probing whether Trump has any connections to the Kremlin, financial or otherwise, this afternoon McClatchy confirmed that indeed, the FBI...Show More Summary

Trump's (Not So) Invisible Hand

Via ConvergEx's Nicholas Colas, Want to know why US stocks feel so fragile? Perhaps we can blame Wall Street analysts. Even after two months of market buzz about lower taxes, infrastructure spending and less regulation juicing investor...Show More Summary

Obama: "This Whole Notion Of 'Voter Fraud' Is 'Fake News'"

Speaking at his final press conference from the White House, Obama decided to tackle the prickly topic of "voter fraud" saying that the notion that "there are a whole bunch of people out there who are not eligible to vote and want to vote" is just "fake news". "This whole notion of voting fraud, this is something that has constantly been disproved. Show More Summary

Foreign Central Banks Liquidate Record $405 Billion In US Treasuries As China Sells Most US Paper Since 2011

The wholesale liquidation of US Treasuries continued in November, when according to the just released TIC data, foreign central banks sold another $936 million in US paper in November 2016, which due to an offset of $892 million in buying...Show More Summary

Angela Merkel's EU Army Poses the Greatest Threat to World Peace in 2017

This article was orignally posted at Abstract German Chancellor Angela Merkel and other Europhile politicians have pushed forward with an aggressive campaign to militarize the European Union. These plans have at times been kept from European citizens in certain states. Show More Summary

Oil Unsure As Huge Gasoline Inventory Build Offsets Crude Draw

Following last week's surge in crude and product inventories, API reported a much bigger than expected drawdown in crude inventories ( versus -1mm expectations). While this spiked WTO prices, they fell back amid massive builds in gasoline...Show More Summary

Netflix Soars Despite Slashing Domestic Subscriber Outlook & Record Cash-Burn

Forget the negative cash-flow, forget the ongoing and rising cost of content, and forget the fact that Netflix slashed its domestic subscriber growth expectations; buy-the-f##king-record-high because earnings and revenues met expectations but international subscriber growth soared. Summary: NETFLIX 4Q INTL NET STREAMING ADDS 5.12M, EST. Show More Summary

A Huge Potential Tailwind For Bonds?

Via Dana Lyons' Tumblr, A record Speculator short position in 10-Year futures could fuel a substantial short-covering rally. One of the most significant developments in the financial markets over the past 6 months is the potential major reversal in the bond market. Show More Summary

Alibaba'a Jack Ma Drops a Redpill in Davos: The U.S. Wasted $14 Trillion on Wars Over the Past 30 Years

And there it is, the unvarnished, raw, truth about how everything went wrong for middle class America. Since the Vietnam war, more than 45 years ago, the US has embarked on a neocon strategy of war in an effort to build a global empire. Show More Summary

RBC On The Treasury Standoff: "Someone Is Going To Get Hurt Badly"

Following up on his note from yesterday in which he discussed the unwind of the Trumpflation trade and the beginning of the "pain trade", and having received feedback from clients following yesterday's sudden reversal in the US Dollar...Show More Summary

Dow Drops As Dollar, Bond Yields Spike Most Since Election

For Goldman bulls today... The Dollar Index surged higher today rebounding from its biggest drop since July with its biggest spike since the election today following Trump/Ross comments on NAFTA and extended by Yellen's comments late on regharding rate hikes... Show More Summary

Extrapolate At Your Own Risk

Submitted by 720Global's Michael Lebowitz via, As we dig through S&P 500 price forecasts for the year 2017, we discover that a majority of “Wall Street’s top strategists”, are calling for a year-end S&P 500 price in the 2,300-2,450 range. Show More Summary

CIA Releases 13 Million Pages Of Declassified Documents: Include Psychic Experiments, UFO Research

The Central Intelligence Agency has published nearly 13 million pages of declassified files online, documents which previously were physically accessible only from four computer terminals at the National Archives in College Park, Maryland. The...Show More Summary

Obama's Chelsea Manning 'Pardon' Proves The "Russian Election Hack" Story Was One Big Lie

Submitted by Alex Christoforou via The, Russian "election hack" narrative falls apart in light of Chelsea Manning clemency. We applaud Obama for commuting the prison sentence of Chelsea Manning from 35 years to 7 years. Army...Show More Summary

Carlos Slim Launching US TV Channel "By Mexicans, For Mexicans"

With just two days left to go until Trump's inauguration, one of the President-elect's biggest opponents during the presidential campaign, Mexican billionaire and the country's richest man Carlos Slim, said on Tuesday that his cell-phone...Show More Summary

Chinese Province Admits It Fabricated Economic Data For Three Years

While it will hardly come as a surprise to China watchers who have for years mocked China's cooked "data", overnight the state-run People's Daily reported that the severely impacted by the commodity crunch of the past 2 years rust-belt...Show More Summary

Trump Was Right: Top NATO General Concedes Alliance Is "Obsolete"

The media remains focused on the apparently widening gap between the president-elect and his Defense Secretary-designate James Mattis over NATO after Trump reconfirmed charges from his campaign that NATO is "obsolete," in a joint interview Sunday with The London Times and Germany's Bild publication, which are at odds with retired Marine Gen. Show More Summary

VIX Spikes To 2-Week Highs As Dow Erases 2017 Gains

VIX spiked this morning to near 13 (shock horror) - the highest since January 3rd - as Goldman Sachs was unable to support the Dow, which dropped below 19750 for the first time since 2016... And The Dow joined Small Caps in the red for 2017 briefly..

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