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Key Events And Earnings In The Coming Week

The key economic releases this week include consumer confidence on Tuesday, the durable goods report on Wednesday, and the advance release of 2nd quarter GDP on Friday. The July FOMC statement will be released on Wednesday at 2PM. There...Show More Summary

How Do We Make America Strong Again? Start Telling The Truth

Submitted by Charles Hugh-Smith via OfTwoMinds blog, You want to make America strong again? The only way to do so is to start telling the truth and insisting on the truth. "Making America Strong Again" is a potent political narrative. Show More Summary

Gold In Bull Market – "Every Reason For It To Continue" - Frisby In Money Week

Gold is in a bull market for a number of reasons including political risk and there is "every reason for it to continue" according to Dominic Frisby writing in the UK's best selling financial publication Money Week. via...Show More Summary

Frontrunning: July 25

Democrats in disarray on eve of convention to nominate Clinton (Reuters); After Gloating, Democrats Face Unity Problem of Their Own (BBG) Florida nightclub shooting leaves two dead, up to 16 wounded (Reuters) Yellen Still Waiting for...Show More Summary

Trump Surges In Latest CNN Poll, Takes 3 Point Lead Over Hillary

Accelerating the post-Trump speech/RNC convention "bounce" we noted over the weekend, CNN today reports that Trump has taken a dramatic 48% - 45% head-to-head lead over Hillary in the latest CNN/ORC Poll, conducted July 22-24. This represents...Show More Summary

It's Official: Verizon To Acquire Yahoo Core Assets For $4.8 Billion

Almost a decade after Microsoft made an unsolicited bid to acquire Yahoo for $50 billion, moments ago Verizon confirmed recent rumors that it would acquire Yahoo operating business for approximately $4.83 billion in cash, far below initial...Show More Summary

US Futures Unchanged As Europe Stocks Rise; Strong Dollar Pressures Oil

There has been little notable market moves overnight, with the record rally in the S&P500 set to continue and European stocks climbing as German IFO business confidence proved more resilient than economists predicted in the month after...Show More Summary

2 Killed, Up To 17 Injured In Fort Myers, Florida Nightclub Shooting

Less than a month after the tragic Orlando nightclub deaths, which have since been swept away by a series of increasingly more escalating, disturbing and deadly mass shooting assaults in Europe, moments ago newswires reported that at...Show More Summary

Uncontrolled Refugeeism Will Be The Undoing Of Now-Ruling Political Class

Authored by Ben Tanosborn, Donald Trump, Marine Le Pen, Viktor Orban, Nigel Farage and myriad other populist, right-wing leaders sprouting over much of the Western World, are being tagged by the political ruling class as an ill-conceived, hate-fest phenomenon; and often portrayed as the mutant offspring of fascism. Show More Summary

First Italy, Now Portuguese Banks "Unexpectedly" Need A Taxpayer Bailout

Last December 30, creditors in Portugal's Novo Banco received a very unpleasant parting present to 2015: a bail-in, which sent their bonds crashing from just shy of par to barely above worthless. As a reminder, Novo Banco was the “good” bank forged from the ashes of Banco Espirito Santo which had to be bailed out by the state in August of 2014. Show More Summary

"Politically Correct" German MP Demands Probe Over Police Shooting Of Axe-Wielding Jihadist

Submitted by Soeren Kern via The Gatestone Institute, "I am a soldier of the Caliphate and am launching a martyrdom operation in Germany.... I have lived among you, lived in your homes. I planned this in your own land. And I will slaughter you in your own homes and in the streets.... Show More Summary

Paul Craig Roberts Warns "Armageddon Approaches" After German Leak

Authored by Paul Craig Roberts, The Western public doesn’t know it, but Washington and its European vassals are convincing Russia that they are preparing to attack. Eric Zuesse reports on a German newspaper leak of a Bundeswehr decision...Show More Summary

China Bans Websites From Original Reporting

It was about six months ago when global stock markets were crashing, that China tightened its control on local media, and ordered the local press and news outlets to stick to "positive reporting" or else "risk the stability of the country."...Show More Summary

With Kuroda Under Pressure To Increase Stimulus Again, Dissenters Appear

With the yen strengthening ~12% against the US dollar and the Nikkei down ~10% YTD, it seems Haruhiko “Peter Pan” Kuroda is having a difficult time working his magic in favor of Abenomics. As the WSJ reports, Kuroda is under increasing pressure from the Prime Minister’s advisers to coordinate efforts to jumpstart the economy. Show More Summary

Deep Underground Military Bases? California Hit By Mysterious Clockwork "Booms" Daily For Years

Submitted by Piper McGowan via The Daily Sheeple, For years now, residents of Sonora, California have been hearing a window-shaking loud and so far officially unexplained BOOM! that always happens between 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. daily. Inquisitr...Show More Summary

Pokemon Going, Going Gone: Nintendo Crashing Most Since 2000 After Admitting "Limited Earnings Impact" From New Game

After the close Friday, Nintendo admitted that the earnings impact from the newly-released 'Pokemon Go' game would be limited (and that it has no plans to adjust its forecasts). This has sent Nintendo shares down over 16% today, following...Show More Summary

Did Verizon Just Signal The Top?

The last time AOL (bought by Verizon in May 2015) was involved in a mega merger was January 2000, when AOL acquired Time Warner for $182 billion in what was the mega deal of the last tech bubble, creating a $350 billion behemoth... which nearly dragged down both companies a few years later. Show More Summary

Germany Hit Again: Blast "From Explosive Device" Kills 1, Injures 11 At Music Festival

Capping an awful week for Germany (and France), an explosion in the city of Ansbach, originally reported as a gas leak, has been confirmed as being caused by "an explosive device." As The Telgraph reports, one person is dead (believed...Show More Summary

"It's Not Panicking If You're First" - China Devaluation Is Closer Than Anyone Thinks

Once again - ahead of the G-20 meetings - China's currency mysteriously abated its incessant plunge suggesting 'stability'. As Bloomberg notes, history shows that the Chinese currency usually strengthens ahead of major political or economic events, such as President Xi Jinping’s state visits to the U.S. Show More Summary

Obama's "Deeply Disappointed" Half-Brother Will Vote Trump Because "He Speaks From The Heart"

"Mr. Trump is providing something new and something fresh," explains Malik Obama - President Obama's half brother - while wearing his resplendent red 'Make America Great Again' cap. Describing his “deep disappointment” in his brother...Show More Summary

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