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Service PMI Drops To Lowest Level Since January: Job Creation Slows, Input Cost Inflation Surges

Following last week's disappointing manufacturing PMI, today it was Markit's turn to report the June Service PMI, which just came out at 54.8, just under the 54.9 expected, down from 56.0 in May and the lowest reading since January.Show More Summary

Copper Crashes, In Danger Of Breaching 15-Year Support Level

While the PBOC was literally everything in its power to keep the SHCOMP green (it was too late to save the Shenzhen, the Chinext or most Chinese stocks as the PBOC's firepower was limited to just the largest companies), it forgot about...Show More Summary

Varexit – Greeks Sacrifice Euro Antagonist In Bid To Secure Deal

Varexit – Greeks Sacrifice Euro Antagonist In Bid To Secure Deal - Brave Greeks vote overwhelmingly against austerity- Varoufakis resigns to clear air for next phase of negotiations- We think a Greek debt deal is highly likely over the...Show More Summary

With Yanis Gone, Now Troika Heads Must Roll

Submitted by Raul Ilargi Meijer of the Automatic Earth With Yanis Gone, Now Troika Heads Must Roll Now that Yanis Varoufakis has resigned, in the kind of unique fashion and timing that shows us who the real men are, it’s time to clear the other side of the table as well. Show More Summary

SocGen Reiterates Cash Call, Says "Markets Will Stay Volatile"

A week ago, the arrival of ATM lines and capital controls in Greece combined with the bursting of Beijing’s margin-fueled equity bubble plunged financial markets into turmoil and reduced traders and central bankers alike to deer in headlights. Show More Summary

Are You Investing Like the Terminator? You Should Be!

By Chris at When robots eventually take over this planet, killing us all (save a small group singled out to be used as slaves, and thrown into a big brother style environment with live streamed cage fights to the death), or possibly used in lab tests, you can bet that they won't feel bad about it. Show More Summary

Russia Gloats: "Merkel's Misery Over Broken Europe Dreams"

Earlier today, as has become a symbolic custom, Tsipras spoke to Russia's Putin by phone. Aside for the referendum, the topic of their conversation was unknown, but both sides rushed to note that financial aid was not among the topics of discussion, which assures it was. Show More Summary

Presenting The ECB's "Tools" To Stem Contagion

On Sunday, Greek PM Alexis Tsipras put his political future and, more importantly, the future of the common currency in the hands of Greek voters. It was the political equivalent of pushing one’s chips all in at the poker table and after Sunday’s referendum, Tsipras appears to have been holding a better hand than Junker, Dijsselbloem, and Merkel. Show More Summary

Frontrunning: July 6

Greece Bailout Referendum: They Voted ‘No’. Now What? (BBG) Varoufakis Quits as Greece Enters New Showdown With Europe (BBG) Merkel to Meet Hollande as Greece Told to Make Next Move (BBG) German line hardens after Greek referendum 'No'...Show More Summary

All The Latest Greek Headlines

With the only thing that matters in the hours ahead, at least until China reopens and the Pandamonium repeats, is the sheer chaos out of Greece which now literally changes the narrative by the minute, here is a convenient timeline of...Show More Summary

Tumbling Futures Rebound After Varoufakis Resignation; Most China Stocks Drop Despite Massive Intervention

More than even the unfolding "chaos theory" pandemonium in Greece, market watchers were even more focused on whether or not China and the PBOC will succeed in rescuing its market from what is now a crash that threatens social stability in the world's most populous nation. Show More Summary

The Biggest Issue Now Is "The Math"

Some quick pre-market observations from Bloomberg's Richard Breslow Just Don’t Nip Out for a Haircut The Greek citizenry voted and the handicappers got it very wrong. The result of the vote was called much earlier than anyone expected. Show More Summary

The First Post-Referendum Head Rolls: "Toxic" "Martyr" Yanis Varoufakis Resigns

The Greek referendum landslide "No" vote came and went and just hours after its passage claimed its first head, which was - perhaps somewhat surprisingly - that of the Greek finance minister himself, Yanis Varoufakis, who many say orchestrated the referendum seen as a loud endorsement of the government's actions. Show More Summary

Silver Market Change Report 5 July, 2015

The prices of the metals drooped further this shortened week (Friday was a holiday in the US, as the Fourth of July, Independence Day, occurred on Saturday). The S&P 500 index also fell this week, as did crude oil. Markets all over the world are beginning to feel shocks from Greece. Show More Summary

Volatility, Confusion Reign As PBoC Intervenes: Chinese Stocks Surge Then Tumble

"Rainbows always appear after rains," China's state media said over the weekend, in a blatant attempt to create the conditions for a self-fulfilling prophecy when the country's battered equity markets opened for trading on Monday. China's...Show More Summary

Greferendum Caption Contest: Two For The Price Of One

We were conflicted about today's choice of a caption contest to summarize what was the most surreal day in modern European history: a day in which one nation voluntarily made the choice to take steps toward a severance of its ties with some 18 other nations through what was recently seen as an "irreversible" currency. Show More Summary

Hillary Ropes Off "Everyday" Reporters, Creates Media Spectacle

In case anyone forgot, Hillary Clinton — whose demands for a keynote speech appearance include a quarter of a million dollars, a private jet ("a Gulfstream 450 or larger), and $1,000 for a stenographer — is running for "everyday Americans."...Show More Summary

IOUs It Is: Why Greece May Have A Problem Printing "Rogue" Euro Banknotes

Previously we reported that in a heretofore unknown exchange, Varoufakis told Telegraph's Evans-Pritchard that "if necessary we will issue parallel liquidity and California-style IOU's, in an electronic form. We should have done it a...Show More Summary

China "Crosses Rubicon" With Stock Bailout; BofA Says PBoC Risks "Hurting Its Credibility"

Earlier today in “Panic: China Central Bank Steps In To Bailout Stocks As Underwater Traders Pray For A Rebound,” we noted (without much surprise) that the PBoC has officially taken the plunge. Late on Sunday, the China Securities Regulatory...Show More Summary

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