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Monthly Archives: December 2015

2015 Greatest Hits: Presenting The Most Popular Posts Of The Past Year / by Tyler Durden on 12/31/2015 20:03 One year ago, when looking at the 20 most popular stories of 2014, we were troubled by a recurring thread: “despite the just concluded 6th consecutive year of a rising S&P 500 – the longest such stretch since 1999 of what otherwise would be deemed optimism – despite […]

Iraq Threatens War with Turkey / by Martin Armstrong /  December 31, 2015 Iraq warns that it will take military action against Turkey if they do not withdraw their troops from their territory. This would get complicated since Turkey is a member of NATO. So who is on whose side? Is Turkey just abusing its NATO status to attack Russia for […]

Why CIA’s Richard Helms Lied About Oswald: Part 2 / By Peter Dale Scott / Who.What.Why. / December 31, 2015 This is a rumination on lies — layer upon layer of lies — told by US intelligence agencies and other officials about what Lee Harvey Oswald, or someone pretending to be him, was allegedly doing in Mexico City just weeks before the Kennedy […]

A Year In The Fabulous Life Of Kim Jong-Un, In Pictures / by Tyler Durden on 12/31/2015 17:10 As the November attacks in Paris and the downing of a Russian passenger jet over the Sinai Peninsula vividly demonstrate, we live in a dangerous world. Indeed, these are trying times for civilized society as countries across the globe struggle to comprehend the phenomenon that is Islamic State […]

Slope’s Best Posts of 2015

Slope of Hope celebrated its 10th anniversary last March, and during the course of 2015, thousands of interesting charts and articles were published. Here’s a sampling of the best of them: The Charlie X Solution – my response to the Charlie Hebdo killings. I think this is some of the finest writing I’ve ever done. Sadly, […]

We’re All Fascists Now

Submitted by James E. Miller via, After decades of bitterly partisan acrimony, a consensus has been forged. Americans on all sides of the political compass finally agree on something: Donald Trump is a “fascist.” And they say our country is too divided politically to see eye to eye on anything. Liberals, who are more […]

Junk-Bond Debacle has Bond Fund Investors Feeling like it’s 2008 Again / By John Coumarianos at MarketWatch / December 29, 2015 The recent announcement that Third Avenue Focused Income Fund would undergo an orderly liquidation has investors on edge about junk bonds. Fortunately, the Third Avenue fund, with its high-concentration in triple-C rated and unrated debt, was likely unique inthe dangers it presented to investors. But in […]

The Good, The Bad & The Ugly From 2015 / Via Dana Lyons’ Tumblr on 12/31/2015 15:30 A brief sampling of the best, worst and toughest financial markets of 2015. Like any year, 2015 had its share of good markets (mainly stocks in or related to F.A.N.G.), bad markets (essentially all commodities, currencies, most bonds and the majority of stocks) and the ugly (most actively […]

Your vision, your life / by Jon Rappoport / December 28, 2015 I decided to sprinkle this article with quotes from my work-in-progress, The Magician Awakes— Who is in charge of your life? Quote 1: There are those who believe life is a museum. You walk through the rooms, find one painting, stroll into it and take up permanent residence. […]

How ISIS Broadcasts Its Message To The World: Satellite Dishes Bought In Turkey

Over the last six or so months, it’s become abundantly clear that Turkey is home to several of the key transit and supply routes utilized by Islamic State.  Ankara has long been suspected of turning a blind eye to the legions of foreign fighters that flow across the border into Syria and as Nafeez Ahmed […]