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Nothing Is Real: "It's All Being Played To Keep People Believing The System Is Working"

Submitted by Mac Slavo via, The stock market may be hovering near all-time highs, but according to Greg Mannarino of Traders Choice that doesn’t mean the valuations are actually real: We exist, beyond any shadow of any doubt,...Show More Summary

UPS Braces For $3.8 Billion Charge As Treasury's Pension Benefit Decision Looms

As we covered previously, in an effort to remain solvent the Central States Pension Fund has submitted an application to the Treasury for approval to cut member benefits. While some plan participants could see pension incomes cut inShow More Summary

Trump Nomination Odds Hit Record High As Rubio Urges GOP Not To "Ignore The Will Of The People"

The probability of The Donald becoming the Republican Presidential nominee has surged up to a record high 85% this week (as the odds of a brokered convention collapse) as a more mild-mannered and "can't we all get along" Trump begins...Show More Summary

The Real Story Behind The True Magnitude Of The New Home Sales Collapse

Submitted by Wall Street Examiner's Lee Adler via Contra Corner blog, Comparing the growth in the number of full time jobs versus the growth in new home sales starkly illustrates both the horrible quality of the new jobs, and how badly ZIRP has served the US economy. Growth in new home sales has always been dependent on growth in full time jobs. Show More Summary

NIRP Has Officially Arrived: Interactive Brokers Starts Charging 0.25% On Yen Cash Balances

Three months after Japan unveiled NIRP - mostly for local banks - the effect for everyone else has finally arrived. As IB warns its FX traders, starting Monday, Interactive Brokers "will move to a credit interest policy which allowsShow More Summary

Gold And Negative Interest Rates

Submitted by Dan Popescu via, The Inflation Illusion We hear more and more talk about the possibility of imposing negative interest rates in the US. In a recent article former Fed chairman Ben Bernanke asks what toolsShow More Summary

WTF Chart Of The Day: Speculative Frenzy '101'

In the new normal, where bad news is good news, stagnation is growth, and depression is a buying opportunity, it should be no surprise that the so-called "safety stocks" of the Consumer Staples sector have never been more risky. At a...Show More Summary

Let's Stop Pretending Nuclear Power Is Commercially Viable

Submitted by Leonard Hyman and William Tilles via, First its new president, Jean-Bernard Levy, said French state utility EDF would delay a decision on its joint French-Chinese nuclear project in the UK, Hinkley Point. That was over a year ago. Show More Summary

Trump Responds To California Protesters: "Felt Like I Was Crossing The Border, But I Got Here"

Protesters forced Donald Trump to abandon his motorcade and find an unconventional route to his speaking engagement at the Hyatt in Burlingame, California yesterday. Despite their best efforts... ... the Donald made it to the venue,Show More Summary

The Cult Of Central Banking Is Dead In The Water

Submitted by David Stockman via Contra Corner blog, The Fed has been sitting on the funds rate like some monetary mother hen since December 2008. Once it punts again at the June meeting owing to Brexit worries it will have effectively...Show More Summary

Bernie Sanders' Wife: "It Would be Nice If The FBI Moved Along Hillary's Email Probe"

For the past year, Republicans had been pushing both the US Department of Justice and the FBI to move faster in their ongoing Hillary Clinton email probe, although as has been revealed recently, said probe is mostly being throttled by...Show More Summary

Why We're So Unhealthy

Submitted by Charles Hugh-Smith via, That America is in the throes of a systemic health crisis can no longer be denied. According to the U.S. Department of Health And Human Services, more than two-thirds (68.8 percent) of adults are overweight or obese. Show More Summary

EXCLUSIVE: Another ZERO HEDGE Insider Leak

There is a palpable taste of frustration and envy in the air. To some the idea of unfettered and anonymous (to them, most of you know who some of us are) market commentary is a cancer that must be struck down. Those on the outside, the...Show More Summary

PRECIOUS METALS INVESTOR: Must See Important Charts & Data

By the SRSrocco Report The U.S. and world economies are in serious trouble. Unfortunately, the majority of analysts continue to put out increasingly worthless forecasts as they fail to understand the true nature of the problem... orShow More Summary

"Don't Fly Near Our Borders" - U.S. Spy Plane Again Intercepted By Russian Jet

According to CNN, yet another close encounter took place between the U.S. and Russia yesterday, as a Russian SU-27 allegedly conducted a barrel roll over top of a U.S. Air Force RC-135 reconnaissance plane flying over the Baltic sea....Show More Summary

Bloomberg UNMASKED - The Truth about ZH from Forex perspective

We've been a Forex author for many years on Zero Hedge and many other sites. Writing is a big part of our job as analysts, and educators. Recently we published a book Splitting Pennies - Understanding Forex to explain this complicated market to investors. Show More Summary

Lies, Lies, & OMG More Lies...

Submitted by Jim Quinn via The Burning Platform blog, It’s that time of year again. It’s open enrollment for health plans at my employer. They are biggest employer in Philly and have the most leverage possible with the insurance companies. Show More Summary

US-Created System In Iraq Is Collapsing: Protesters Storm Parliament, State of Emergency Declared - Live Webcast

Less than two years ago, the US set up another puppet government in the mid-east this time in the state of Iraq when following substantial US pressure, on August 14, 2014 then prime minister al-Maliki agreed to stepped down and be replaced with Haider al-Abadi. Show More Summary

Berkshire Hathaway Annual Meeting Live Stream

For the first time ever, Berkshire Hathaway's annual meeting in Omaha goes digital and is being webcast live on Yahoo Finance. Those so inclined can watch Warren Buffett and Charlie Munger's deep thoughts in real time from the Woodstock of Crony Capitalism at the webcast link below.

Oil's Latest Casualty: Saudi Binladin Group Fires 50,000, A Quarter Of Its Workforce

In the latest clear sign that low oil prices are taking their indirect toll not only the US shale sector, leading to billions in capex cuts and hundreds of thousands of lost oil and gas jobs, on Friday Saudi newspaper al-Watan reported...Show More Summary

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