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Martin Shkreli Sells Wu-Tang Clan's "Once Upon A Time In Shaolin" For $1 Million

Despite having his bail revoked and being remanded to one of New York City’s toughest jails to await his sentencing in January, the eBay auction that former Turing Pharmaceuticals CEO Martin Shkreli launched earlier month seeking to offload the only existing copy of the Wu-Tang Clan album “Once Upon a Time in Shaolin” has ended. Show More Summary

Getting Back To "Bourgeois Basics"?

Authored by James Howard Kunstler via, A very brave law professor at the University of Pennsylvania, named Amy Wax has published the astounding argument that human beings in America would benefit from adopting “bourgeois...Show More Summary

Here's What To Expect From Trump At The United Nations

After visiting Naples, Fla. last week to survey the damage wrought by Hurricane Irma, President Donald Trump is traveling to his hometown, New York City, Monday for a week of speeches and meetings with foreign leaders during a session of the United Nations General Assembly. Show More Summary

Obama Goes Full Clinton Foundation With Series Of $400,000 Wall Street Speeches

For a man who once criticized the Clinton Foundation for taking millions of dollars in 'donations' from Wall Street "Fat Cats," Obama seems to be in a rush to replicate the lucrative Clinton scam via his very own Obama Foundation. As...Show More Summary

Russia Test Fires Nuclear-Capable Ballistic Missile During "Zapad 2017" Military Drill

As reported last Thursday, Russia’s military is currently conducting its "biggest display of military power since the end of the Cold War", called Zapad-2017. The drill involves anywhere between 12,700 and 100,000 troops (depending on...Show More Summary

Stocks Suddenly Slammed - Nasdaq Plunges Into Red

Well that escalated quickly... Some chatter than Lawrence Lessig's comments on regulating 'code' spoked some of the mega tech stocks, FANG tumbled... And that dragged everything down... VIX spiked back above 10... And in case you were looking for a catalyst, there is none (same as with the panic-bid at the open).

A Tsunami of Inflation Has Just Appeared on the Horizon

Inflation is coming. It’s taken seven years of ZIRP and over $4 trillion in QE, but the Federal Reserve has finally begun to unleash inflation. It won’t show up in the official inflation measures like the Consumer Price Index CPI for a while. Show More Summary

"When They Promise To Bring Back Manufacturing Jobs, They're Promising Stagnation"

Authored by John Tamny via, The British fought three wars in Afghanistan over an 80-year period. They finally left this “graveyard for empires” in 1919, only to eventually be replaced by the Soviet Union in the late 70s, and the U.S. Show More Summary

The most insensitive survey, the results of which you might never see

"Democracy must be something more than two wolves and a sheep voting on what to have for dinner." -James Bovard I am sick and tired of the MSM and government's useless puffball surveys, and have been searching for better social, economic, and political data on the internet. Show More Summary

This Weekend's Chicago "Shoot-a-Rahm-a" - 10 Dead, 30 Wounded, 500 Homicides Year-To-Date

Another weekend passes, celebrities slap each other on the back and bash Trump, students across the nation demand more statues come down, politicians promote various self-aggrandizing issues, and Chicago is a f##king bloodbath that no...Show More Summary

Elon Musk Sycophants Attack Ron Paul As A Shill For Defense Industry

Submitted by SS, What’s next? A unicorn captured in Tennessee? The world I grew up in has changed. American Universities are handing out Play-Doh to comfort distraught liberals and “Never Trump” students. Protestors defaced a Thomas Jefferson statueat the University of Virginia due to his slave ownership. Show More Summary

Are We Witnessing the Death Spiral of Cable Television?

Via The Daily Bell Cable television has long been the coveted propaganda arm used to program American sentiments. But because of the internet, viewer choice for news, sports, and entertainment has proliferated. Content is becoming decentralized,...Show More Summary

$700 Billion Unpaid Mortgage Balances In Hurricane Harvey And Irma Disaster Areas

Even as the damage from Hurricanes Harvey and Irma is still being tallied, a preliminary assessment released last week by Black Knight Financial Services estimated that as many as 300,000 borrowers in the vicinity of Houston could become...Show More Summary

Did WaPo Break The Law When It Disciplined A Writer For This Negative Article On Jeff Bezos?

We've recently found ourselves frequently noting a rather bizarre new trend in which the mainstream media and liberal Washington D.C. establishment has turned its back on the Silicon Valley elites. Just last week, even Hillary Clinton...Show More Summary

Pine River Closing Master Fund Following Surge In Redemptions

Back in January 2016, we reported that Pine River Capital Management, then run by noted hedge fund investor Steve Kuhn, was shuttering its Fixed Income fund, and returning roughly $1.6 billion to investors. The wind down was surprising...Show More Summary

S&P Overtakes Gold Year-To-Date

Clearly someone did not like the message that gold was sending this year...

15 Risk Management Rules For Every Investor

Authored by Lance Roberts via, Last week, I was discussing the rather “Pavlovian” response to Central Bank interventions which has led investors into a false sense of security with respect to the risk being undertaken...Show More Summary

Will The US Bomb? First Images Of Syrian Army Crossing The Euphrates River In Deir Ezzor

A correspondent with Al-Masdar News based in Damascus has confirmed that the Syrian Amy has crossed the Euphrates which runs through Deir Ezzor on Monday. The river forms a natural demarcation line separating Syrian government forces...Show More Summary

US Fires Latest Shot In China Trade War: Warns Beijing Is "Threat To World's Trading System"

It's been at least a few weeks since the topic of trade war with China dominated the news flow, so moments ago U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer decided to poke that particular wound, in during a speech in Washington said that...Show More Summary

Gold Tumbles Most Since July (As Bitcoin Bounces)

Gold is down over 1% this morning, extending recent weakness to 3-week lows on the basis that the world didn't end (and the debt ceiling was extended) we presume. Notably, both USDJPY and Bitcoin are mirroring the precious metal's move... It...Show More Summary

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