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Are We Losing Our Sense Of Outrage?

Via Jesse's Cafe Americain blog,   “A society that loses its sense of outrage is doomed to extinction.” Daniel Patrick Moynihan, Defining Deviancy Down Gold was rallying and stocks were lackluster with the US dollar running at multi-year lows this morning. The Fed released its 'Beige Book' at 2:00 PM. Show More Summary

Comey's Former Chief Of Staff Testifies On Clinton Email Investigation, Her Exoneration, And More

House committees sat down with former FBI Director James Comey's chief of staff, James Rybicki Thursday morning in conjunction with an ongoing probe into the bureau's conduct while investigating former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's...Show More Summary

Pentagon Document Confirms Existence Of Russian Doomsday Torpedo

Authored by Kyle Mizokami via, A key U.S. nuclear weapons document confirms that the Russian government is developing the most powerful nuclear weapon in more than a half century.   A leaked copy of the Pentagon’s...Show More Summary

IBM "Beats" Thanks To Record Low Tax Rate

Last quarter, IBM - once again - almost fooled the market  when it "beat" but only thanks to using the lowest (until then) effective non-GAAP tax rate in its history (excluding one charge-filled quarter in which the rate N/M). Fast forward to the last quarter of 2017 when IBM did it, or at least tried it, yet again: in the three months ended Dec. Show More Summary

American Express Suspends Buybacks "To Rebuild Capital", Stock Slumps

American Express shares are down at one-month lows in the after-market following its announcement that the firm will suspend its share buyback program for the first half of 2018 to rebuild capital after the Tax Act. As previously disclosed, the quarter reflected a substantial charge related to the Tax Act. Show More Summary

Crypto Comeback Continues As Stocks, Bonds, Dollar Sink

Just seemed appropriate somehow...   The biggest story of the day is the resurgent rally in crypto-currencies with Ripple up 80% off yesterday's lows...   Bitcoin traded above $12,000 (up 32% off yesterday's lows), Ethereum back above...Show More Summary

Artist's Impression Of White House Press Corps This Week

"I felt a great disturbance in the farce, as if millions of voices cried out in horror and were suddenly silenced. I fear something terrible has happened."   Source:

The "World's Most Bearish Hedge Fund" Has A "Stunning" Theory What Happens Next To The Dollar

After a rollercoaster year, the clients of Horseman Global, which in 2016 we dubbed  the world's most bearish hedge fund when its net exposure hit over -100%... ... finally got some good news when in his December letter, CIO RussellShow More Summary

ICE Plans Largest Raid On Northern California Illegals After State Passes Sanctuary Legislation

U.S. immigration officials plan to conduct a "major sweep" in San Francisco and other Northern California cities over the next few weeks in the recently-minted "sanctuary state," reports the San Francisco Chronicle.  Centered in theShow More Summary

Was This Kelly's "Bannon Moment"?

The Washington Post shocked readers on Wednesday when it reported that White House Chief of Staff John Kelly told the Congressional Hispanic Caucus during a visit to the Hill that President Donald Trump’s initial vision for the southern...Show More Summary

Zimbabwe Opposition Leader Dies In Helicopter Crash

Two months after a bloodless coup removed  Robert Mugabe, the country's dictator of nearly 4 decades, in a bizarre coincidence, moments ago New Mexico authorities said the leader of the Zimbabwe opposition, and founding Movement forShow More Summary

Police Raid Newsweek's NYC Headquarters, Servers Photographed

Over a dozen police showed up this morning at the New York City office headquarters for Newsweek magazine (and its parent IBT Media). As The Outline reports, the reason for the visit was not clear, but one employee said police were taking...Show More Summary

The Only Chart You Need To Trade The EURUSD

In recent months there has been a lot of confusion, and loud gnashing of teeth, among the FX trader and analyst community, which has been unable to make sense of the confounding divergence in real spot rate differentials charts between...Show More Summary

NY Gov. Cuomo Targets Hedge Fund Managers With 17% "Fairness Fix" Tax

We suspect Puerto Rico and Miami may be about to see a mass immigration... from New York state... Never one to miss an opportunity for some virtue-signaling and wealth distribution, New York State Governor Andrew Cuomo announced today, legislation to close carried interest loophole with a so-called "Fairness Fix."   Under U.S. Show More Summary

Rajoy Slapped In The Face: Catalonia Elects Pro-Independence Speaker

Authored by Mike Shedlock via MishTalk, Spain's prime minister Mariano Rajoy received a well-deserved slap in the face today. Independents again rule Catalonia. In October, prime minister Mariano Rajoy took direct control of Catalonia,...Show More Summary

Despite Beijing's Denials, 6 Chinese Ships Are Observed "Secretly" Breaking N.Korean Sanctions

China officials denied reality in December despite being "caught red handed" selling sanctions-defying oil to North Korea. However, the denials might be harder to justify, as WSJ reports citing satellite photographs and intelligence gathered by U.S. Show More Summary

Senate Votes To Reauthorize NSA Spying Program

While most Congressional observers are focused on the battle to avert a weekend government shutdown (an outcome that's looking increasingly likely), the Senate on Thursday quietly passed an extension of the NSA's  spying surveillance...Show More Summary

Order Ends And A New Era Begins For The S&P 500

Via Political Calculations blog, The relative period of order for the S&P 500 that began back on 31 March 2016 has come to an end... The breakdown of order in the S&P 500 became clearly evident on 11 January 2017, when the level of the...Show More Summary

What Happens If The Government Shuts Down Tomorrow? Goldman Explains

With just over 24 hours left until the US Federal Government may be shut down on Friday night should Republicans and Democrats fail to reach a "stop-gap" spending bill, something which is increasingly likely after Mitch McConnell said ...Show More Summary

How The Media Made ISIS Into Something Bigger Than What It Was

Submitted by Elijah Magnier, Middle East based chief international war correspondent for Al Rai Media Terrorism and counter-terrorism experts and analysts, even the genuine ones (plus the hundreds of others who mushroomed during the last years of the war in Syria), rushed to explain “Islamic State’s” (ISIS) power and ability to expand. Show More Summary

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