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Why China Liquidations May Not Spike US Treasury Yields

Via Scotiabank's Guy Haselmann There has been quite a bit of market chatter this week about how central bank selling of foreign exchange (FX) reserves could cause Treasury yields to soar. The market has branded this action ‘Quantitative Tightening’; borrowing the term from a note written by a London-based markets strategist. Show More Summary

The 2030 Agenda: This Month The UN Launches A Blueprint For A New World Order With The Help Of The Pope

Submitted by Michael Snyder via The End of The American Dream blog, Did you know that the UN is planning to launch a “new universal agenda” for humanity in September 2015? That phrase does not come from me – it is actually right in the...Show More Summary

US Equity Futures Mini-Flash-Crash As Japanese Econ Minister Opens Mouth

Just as the machines had learned the "Buy when Japan opens" signal, Japanese leaders unleash their usual stream of utter tripe and break the bid. Tonight's chosen member was Japanese Economy Minister Amari who said "it is important for...Show More Summary

Flashpoint: White House Confirms Russian Presence In Syria, Warns It Is "Destabilizing"

Two days ago we reported something which we had anticipated for a long time but nonetheless did not expect to take shape so swiftly: namely, that with Assad's regime close to collapse and fighting a war on three different fronts (one...Show More Summary

Why Economics Matters

Submitted by Jeff Deist via The Mises Institute, This article is a selection from a June 19 presentation at a lunchtime meeting of the Grassroot Institute in Honolulu at the Pacific Club. The talk was part of the Mises Institute’s Private Seminar series for lay audiences. Show More Summary

Turkey Arrests Journalists, Sets Up Terrorist "Tip Line" As Currency Plunges, Violence Escalates

Last month, Turkey’s central bank had a chance to give the plunging lira some respite by preempting the Fed and hiking rates. Only they didn’t. And not only did they not hike, they made it clear that tightening would only occur onceShow More Summary

Peak Obedience

Submitted by Paul Rosenberg via, Warnings about Peak Oil have circulated widely in recent years, and if accurate, they are important. Peak oil, however, pales in comparison to something that’s happening right in front of us… and something that is a good deal more dangerous: Peak Obedience. Show More Summary

FX Traders Fear "Worst Case Scenario" For Brazil As FinMin Cancels Travel Plans, Rousseff Meets With Lula

It’s not that we want to pick on Brazil, it’s just that simply put, it’s one of the most important emerging markets in the world, which means that when depressed demand from China, plunging commodity prices, a shock devaluation fromShow More Summary

4 Charts Show Why This Rally May Become A Rout!

Submitted by Harry Dent via, There’s a reason why I warn you to get out of a bubble a little early rather than a little late. It’s because the first wave down tends to happen in a matter of a few weeks or months, sometimes days. Show More Summary

Bridgewater's 'All-Weather' Fund Goes Negative For 2015 After Risk-Parity's Worst Quarter Since Lehman

The $80 billion Bridgewater All Weather Fund, a risk-parity model managed by hedge fund titan Ray Dalio, was down 4.2% in August, according to Reuters citing two people familiar with the fund's performance. This leaves the fund downShow More Summary

Europe's Refugee Crisis "Out Of Control", Hungary PM Rages "This Is A German Problem, Not An EU Problem"

The current refugee crisis is not an EU problem, but rather "a German problem," according to Hungary's Prime Minister Viktor Orban as his nation's borders are swamped with foreigners seeking to travel on to Germany. "People in Europe...Show More Summary

Sep 4 - ECB's Draghi: Greece Not Ready Yet For ECB To Buy Its Bonds

Follow The Market Madness with Voice and Text on FinancialJuice EMOTION MOVING MARKETS NOW: 11/100 EXTREME FEAR PREVIOUS CLOSE: 10/ 100 EXTREME FEAR ONE WEEK AGO: 12/100 EXTREME FEAR ONE MONTH AGO: 21/100 EXTREME FEAR ONE YEAR AGO: 48/100...Show More Summary

Is This Where The US Recession Is Hiding?

On the surface, US industrial production - the most important component of any manufacturing recovery, or alternatively recession - is solid. In August, Industrial Production surged by 0.6% which was the biggest sequential increase since November. Show More Summary

US To Slap Chinese Hackers With Sanctions Ahead Of Xi Visit

Early last month, the Obama administration made a bold decision. The White House decided, after careful deliberations, that the cyber attack on the Office of Personnel Management was, to quote The New York Times, "so vast in scope and...Show More Summary

Is It Over Yet?

Submitted by Lance Roberts via STA Wealth Management, Could Additional ECB QE Cure The US Market This morning the European Central Bank (ECB) seemed forced to "do something" given the recent market weakness. With inflation expectations...Show More Summary

"JPM Omen 2.0" Sparks Stock Pump'n'Dump After Crude Surges'n'Purges

In the paraphrased words of JPMorgan's head quant, "We're halfway there" for the selling... and yes it appears "we are living on a [Fed/PBOC/ECB/BOJ] prayer" But...the message from the mainstream media remains the same... Everything trades on fun-durr-mentals... Show More Summary

Ron Paul: Welcome To The Great Transition

Authored by Ron Paul via The Ron Paul Liberty Report, It’s a shame to see what has happened so far in this new century. The last century ended with a victory over defeated communism. I think that was the greatest victory of the 20th century. Show More Summary

Hillary Clinton Minion Who Set Up Her Personal Email Server Will Plead The Fifth

Back in early 2014, when IRS director Lois Lerner pleaded the Fifth, it became clear that not all is well with the official story of why the IRS targeted conservative groups, and certainly cast a shadow on Lerner's official excuse involving...Show More Summary

As China Parks Its Ships Next To Alaska, Here's Obama

As Xi and Putin stand proudly before the parade of China's military might and Chinese navy ships enter the Bering Sea for the first time ever, President Obama is busy doing other things just a few hundred miles away... Ironic really,...Show More Summary

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