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Will 2017 See Peak Fragility?

Markets remain more fragile than today’s volatility levels suggest according to BofAML's global equity derivatives group. This fragility has been driven by: Central bank dominance: Markets’ overdependence on central bank policy suppresses risk and reduces the breadth of factors driving asset returns. Show More Summary

War On The Homeless: Cities Across America Are Making It Illegal To Feed And Shelter Those In Need

Submitted by Michael Snyder via The Economic Collapse blog, If you want to be a “Good Samaritan” to the homeless in your community, you might want to check and see if it is legal first. All over the country, cities are passing laws that make it illegal to feed and shelter the homeless. Show More Summary

US F/A-18 Fighter Jet Crashes In Southwestern Japan

A US F/A-18 Hornet military jet stationed at the Iwakuni base in the Yamaguchi prefecture, crashed in Japan, NHK reported citing the country’s Defense Ministry. The plane crashed around 6:40pm local time in the Kochi Prefecture, theShow More Summary

Trump Picks Iowa Governor Branstad As US Ambassador To China, Beijing Calls Him "Old Friend"

As reported in Frontrunning, President-elect Donald Trump will nominate Iowa Governor Terry Branstad as the next U.S. ambassador to China, choosing a longstanding friend of Beijing after rattling the world's second-largest economy by speaking to Taiwan's president. Show More Summary

Indian Economy Crashes As Modi's "Black Money" Theory Collapses

Amid social unrest and loss of faith in the nation's currency, India's economy has ground to a halt with its Composite PMI crashing by a record in the last month as demonetization strikes. However, even more problematic is that Indians...Show More Summary

Chinese Reserves Tumble By $69 Billion, Biggest Drop Since January

While in recent months, the PBOC had tried to mask the real pace of reserve outflows, covering up the accelerated selling of US-denominated assets to defend its rapidly devaluing currency, we noted in October that using more accurate calculations, China's capital outflows are once again surging, having hit $78 billion in September. Show More Summary

Crude Tumbles Below $50 After Biggest Cushing Build Since Jan 2009

Crude prices are lower this morning following API's huge reported build at Cushing (biggest since 2008) and fears over OPEC deal realities. With expectations for a crude draw (on lower imports), DOE confirmed a bigger than expected overall draw but also Cushing saw a 3.78mm barrel build - the biggest since Jan 2009. Show More Summary

Job Market Rolling Over: Rate Of Hiring Declines At Fastest Pace Since 2013

On Wednesday the BLS reported Janet Yellen's favorite labor market indicator, the JOLTS survey, which as expected (since it tracked the modestly weaker October payrolls) showed that in October, the number of job opening dropped fromShow More Summary

Saxo Bank's 10 Outrageous Predictions For 2017: Brexit Never Happens, Bitcoin Surges, Fed Folds

Continuing in the tradition of making a selection of calls aimed at provoking conversation on what might surprise or shock the investment returns in the year ahead this year's predictions cover a range of scenarios, including a Chinese...Show More Summary

Our "Gaslight" Economy

Submitted by Charles Hugh-Smith via OfTwoMinds blog, If you don't like what these charts are saying, please notify The Washington Post to add the St. Louis Federal Reserve to its list of Russian propaganda sites. Yesterday I described our gaslight financial system. Show More Summary

Trump Interviewed: I Sold All Stocks In June Because "I Felt That I Was Very Much Going To Be Winning"

As the mainstream media continues to blast Trump with allegations of conflicts of interest related to his many real estate holdings around the world, at least one conflict they won't have to worry about anymore is his holdings of public stocks. Show More Summary

Bullion Banking: Part I - The Mechanics and the Players

Submitted by Ronan Manly, BullionStar.com Introduction When discussing bullion banking mechanics, it’s important to understand what a bullion bank actually is, and what activities bullion banks engage in. This appreciation also helps...Show More Summary

Virginia Schools Ban 'To Kill A Mockingbird,' 'Huck Finn' Over Racial Slurs

A Virginia school has temporarily banned "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn" by Mark Twain and "To Kill A Mockingbird" by Harper Lee,after a parent complained that her high school-age son was negatively impacted by racial slurs contained...Show More Summary

Trump’s Shot Across China’s Bow

Submitted by Daniel Cloud “Donald Trump is either too incompetent to understand that his foolish phone call threatens our national security, or he’s doing it deliberately because he reportedly wants to build hotels in Taiwan to pad his...Show More Summary

Power To The People: John Lennon's Legacy Lives On

Submitted by John Whitehead via The Rurtherford Institute, “You gotta remember, establishment, it’s just a name for evil. The monster doesn’t care whether it kills all the students or whether there’s a revolution. It’s not thinking logically,...Show More Summary

Google Searches For "Conservative Outreach Manager" After Failing To Elect Hillary

After failing miserably in their effort to elect Hillary on November 8th, Google has decided it's time to hire a "Conservative Outreach Manager." You know your bias is deeply ingrained when you have to create a brand new "outreach" position...Show More Summary

Is Janet Yellen Sabotaging The Trump Administration?

Submitted by Dennis E. Miller, Is Janet Yellen trying to screw Donald Trump? No, I’m not asking for possible titles to a porn movie (“Trump Gets Janet Yellin’” or “Trump Puts Down Ol’ Yellen”). But it really does seem like the Federal...Show More Summary

New Poll Reveals Carrier Deal Wildly Popular With Voters - "Rarely Do We See Numbers That High"

As the talking heads of the mainstream media endlessly cogitate over the propriety of Trump negotiating one-off deals with companies like Carrier, the voters have seemingly made up their mind and are overwhelmingly supportive. Per aShow More Summary

Milo Yiannopoulos Told Not to Speak of “Pizzagate” During Miami University Lecture

Submitted by Joseph Jankowski of PlanetFreeWill.com During the introduction to his lecture at Miami University on Monday, Breitbart News journalist and technology editor Milo Yiannopoulos informed the crowd that he was unable to address the highly controversial topic of “Pizzagate” because he had received phone calls from Washington D.C. Show More Summary

Dallas Mayor Files Lawsuit To Block Withdrawals From "Insolvent" Police Pension After "Run On The Bank"

Last week, Dallas Mayor Michael Rawlings sent a scathing letter to the Dallas Police and Fire Pension (DPFP) Board demanded that withdrawals be halted immediately until the "solvency and actuarial soundness of the Pension System is restored."...Show More Summary

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