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Monthly Archives: August 2017

Six Banks Join UBS’s “Utility Coin” Blockchain Project

Here’s a piece of news that the remaining human members of Wall Street’s FX sales and trading desks probably don’t want to hear. According to the Financial Times, six of the world’s largest banks have decided to join a blockchain project called “utility coin” that will allow banks to settle trades in securities denominated in […]

CIA-Funded Washington Post Smears Indie Media For Covering DNC Fraud Lawsuit

Authored by Caitlin Johnstone via, The Washington Post, whose sole owner is both a CIA contractor and one of the wealthiest plutocrats of all time, has sent its Bezos-paid Ringwraiths after small independent reporters for having the temerity to talk about a lawsuit that had severe implications for the future of democracy in America. […]

Only In California: Sacramento To Pay Gang Bangers A Cash Stipend If They Stop Killing People

You’re probably thinking this is a satirical report from The Onion. We thought so, too. But be assured it’s very real, as reported by Fox 40 Sacramento: After a violent weekend of suspected gang-related shootings, Tuesday the Sacramento City Council took action to reduce the bloodshed. It approved a controversial program called Advance Peace, which […]

Chaffetz – FBI & Justice Are Above the Law, 1773

Same Day FX Wars? Dollar Tumbles After Mnuchin Says “Weaker Dollar Better”, Undoing Euro Losses / by Tyler Durden / Aug 31, 2017 12:06 PM The smell of currency war is rising in the air. Less than six hours after the ECB lobbed the first trial balloon of the day, when Reuters reported that ECB policymakers were “growing worried” about the recent rapid gains in the Euro, sending the EURUSD sharply, if […]

Why Houston Doesn’t Need Federal Flood Relief — In Four Charts / Ryan McMaken / Aug 31, 2017 In his article today, Christopher Westley noted that Texas’s economy — when measured by GDP — is larger than Canada’s. In other words: If Texas were an independent country, it would be the world’s 10th largest economy (totaling $1.6 trillion), and its citizens would be more than capable of addressing natural […]

Ep. 988 Private Responses to Hurricane Harvey / Tom Woods / 31st August 2017 Today I’m joined by Brent DeRidder of the Liberty Coalition for Disaster Relief and Gret Glyer, creator of the DonorSee philanthropy app, to discuss how private individuals and groups can relieve the suffering associated with this terrible disaster. PLEASE CLICK HERE TO LISTEN The post Ep. 988 Private Responses […]

Japan’s Second Largest Bank Plans To “Plow” 100 Billion Yen In Stocks / by Tyler Durden / Aug 31, 2017 11:49 AM It used to be that just the BOJ (via ETFs) and the largest Japanese pension fund, the GPIF (the largest in the world), had an implicit green light to allocate funds (in the case of the former, created out of thin air) to equities. That is no […]

Scientist Confirms: Harvey Caused A “1-In-1,000-Year Flood”

Scientists have confirmed what one renowned weather forecaster has suspected for days: Hurricane Harvey was a “1-in-1,000-year flood.” That’s according to researchers at the University of Wisconsin’s Space Science and Engineering Center, who claim there is nothing in the historical record that rivals the devastation resulting from the flooding in southwest Texas, which has forced […]

Comey Exonerated Clinton Months Before Interviewing Key Witnesses / Kenneth Whittle / August 31, 2017 On August 30, 2017, Senator Chuck Grassley (R-IA), chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, wrote a letter to FBI Director Christopher Wray, regarding the conduct and handling of the Clinton and Russia investigations by former FBI Director James Comey. In his letter, Grassley states that according to the unredacted portions of […]