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Monthly Archives: September 2017

TEPCO Admits Contaminated Water Leaked Into Fukushima Groundwater “Due To Erroneous Gauges”

In a revelation that, for some, will dredge up memories of TEPCO’s stunning admission back in 2013 that nearly 300 tonnes of radioactive material had leaked from the ruins of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear-power plant into the water outside, contaminating virtually the entire Pacific Ocean, officials at the Japanese power company told the Associated Press […]

Not So Merry Men / Eric Peters / September 30, 2017 Robin Hood may have been a fictional character, but the thing that drove him and his “Merry Men” to become outlaws was real enough: Oppressive laws. Specifically, oppressive taxes. At every turn, the Sheriff of Nottingham and his not-so-merry men would demand their pound of flesh. The only way Robin and […]

Welcome To The Hunger Games: Trump’s Tax Plan To Unleash Battle Royal Among D.C. Lobbyists

Authored by Michael Snyder via The Economic Collapse blog, Are you ready for mass chaos in Washington? There are lobbyists for just about every cause that you can possibly imagine, and they are always working hard to influence members of Congress on their particular issues.  But when you are talking about a major tax reform […]

A Market In Which “Shocks No Longer Shock”: Deutsche’s Kocic Explains How To Trade It

Back in June, one of Wall Street’s more philosophical derivatives strategists, DB’s Aleksandar Kocic looked at the state of the market and postulated that far from “stable” the existing risk  “equilibrium” is one which can be described as “metastable“, the result of widespread complacency, and which he compared to an avalanche where “a totally innocuous […]

Look Who Kalanick Just Appointed To The Uber Board Without Consulting Anyone / by Tyler Durden / Sep 30, 2017 10:43 AM It looks like Travis Kalanick is preparing for all-out war in the Uber boardroom. The Uber co-founder and former chief executive officer – who retains control over three board seats, including his own – has finally filled his long-vacant seats. And guess whom he picked to fill them? […]

My Two Big Bets on the Pension Crisis / By Nick Giambruno / September 30 2017 Public pensions are a financial time bomb… and I see two ways to profit from the explosion. In the US, unfunded public pension liabilities have surpassed $5 trillion. And that’s during an epic stock and bond market bubble. Predictably, the government’s go-to “solution” is already making matters worse. At first, distressed […]

Why Only One Top Banker Went to Jail for the Financial Crisis / BY IWB · SEPTEMBER 30, 2017 by Thinker This article is a collaboration between The Times and ProPublica, the independent nonprofit investigative organization. On the evening of Jan. 27, Kareem Serageldin walked out of his Times Square apartment with his brother and an old Yale roommate and took off on the four-hour drive to Philipsburg, a small […]

Scientists Are Developing A Technique To Control The Weather With Laser-Beams / by Tyler Durden / Sep 29, 2017 9:25 PM In a breakthrough that could permanently ameliorate the threat of thinning water supplies in California and much of the western US, a team of scientists says it will soon be able to induce rainfall and lightning storms by firing high-energy laser beams into the heavens. Express reports that the breakthrough […]

Global Retirement Reality / BY JOHN MAULDIN / SEPTEMBER 30, 2017 Today we’ll continue to size up the bull market in governmental promises. As we do so, keep an old trader’s slogan in mind: “That which cannot go on forever, won’t.” Or we could say it differently: An unsustainable trend must eventually stop. Lately I have focused on the trend in […]

Eve of the Vote: Mish Reader on Vacation Sends Video of Barcelona Counter Protest / by Mike “Mish” Shedlock / September 30, 2017 4:20:56 Reder David is on vacation in on vacation Catalonia. He is now in Barcelona and will go fly fishing in the Pyrenees. He sent videos that he took of a peaceful anti-independence protest in Barcelona. David Writes … Buenos Dias du Barcelona, Mish. On a long-ago scheduled visit […]