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All Eyes On The 10Y Treasury Which Is Blowing Above 2.60%, Nears Gundlach’s ‘Redline’

The meltup continues: European stocks edged higher as Asian shares traded mixed, while U.S. equity futures point to another open in record territory. However, today’s story may not be stocks, but rather rates as U.S. bonds extended the Wednesday selloff with the 10-year Treasury yield climbing above 2.6% for the first time since March to […]

Blain: “Joke About His Weight And Porn Stars, But You’ve Got To Admit: Trump Is Changing Stuff”

Submitted by Bill Blain of Mint Partners Flying Saucer Lands in Cupertino as Trump confirms he’s a genius. “Round the decay of that colossal wreck, boundless and base, the lone and level sands stretch far away…” A thunderdous tweet twitters around the globe as Tax Reform causes a gigantic flying saucer to descend from the […]

Watch The State Department Respond As US Ally Turkey Attacks US-Backed Forces In Syria

Contradiction has become the norm for US foreign policy over the past many years – an observation that is clear to anyone even remotely paying attention. On Tuesday the US State Department spokesperson was asked during the daily press briefing about the obvious contradiction inherent in US ally and NATO member Turkey shelling US-backed Kurdish […]

“Go Piss Off” – Brawl Breaks Out On CNBC Over Bitcoin

What started off as a (somewhat) polite argument over the fate (and price) of bitcoin between bitcoin advocate CNBC Fast Money staple Dan Nathan and crytposkeptic, Evercore ISI technician Rich Ross, devolved in just over a minute into a screaming fest in which Ross slammed Nathan – who had just called him “glib” – for […]

The Euro Disaster: Failed Monetary Unions, Past & Present

Via GEFIRA, A glance at history The beginnings of monetary union can be traced back to attempts to unify the coin standard. Emperor Augustus successfully unified the coins in the Roman Empire – for over 400 years the gold coins were minted almost exclusively with the seal of the Roman Emperor.   The fall of […]

Over The Next Year, Germany Will Hit A Scary Demographic Milestone

In Europe, the economy is humming along at its fastest pace in 10 years. According to the European Central Bank, the most recent forecast for the eurozone pegs growth at 2.3% for the year ahead, a significant upgrade from the central bank’s previous estimate of 1.8%. But as Europe regains its economic mojo, Visual Capitalist’s […]

The Creation Of The Spanish Real Estate Bubble

Authored by Alexander Alvarez, Summary The euro allowed for easy credit to finance the bubble. Immigration provided labor and customers to the real estate sector. Governments both local and national were complicit in creating the bubble.   The story of the Spanish real estate bubble that popped following the Great Recession started off around the […]

FBI Investigating Millions Of “Mishandled” Dollars Funneled From Australian Govt To Clinton Foundation

The FBI has asked retired Australian policeman-turned investigative journalist, Michael Smith, to provide information he has gathered detailing multiple allegations of the Clinton Foundation receiving tens of millions of mishandled taxpayer funds, according to LifeZette.  “I have been asked to provide the FBI with further and better particulars about allegations regarding improper donations to the CF funded by […]

Brandon Smith: Is The Olympic Games In South Korea A Perfect Opportunity For A False Flag Attack?

Authored by Brandon Smith via, The war rhetoric surrounding North Korea on both sides of the Pacific has never been more aggressive than it has been the past year (at least not since the Korean War). There are some people that see the entire affair as a “distraction,” a distraction that will never amount […]

California’s Homeless Problem Revealed In One “Incredible” Video

Despite the record stock market and unemployment at 4.1% (despite a December jobs miss), the socialist utopia known as California is home to an ever-sprawling tent city which estimated to contain over 1,000 residents. After a ZeroHedge report last March on the sprawling tent cities, a 10-minute video, dubbed by some as “incredible” has emerged showing […]