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Global Stocks Roar To Record Highs As Tax Reform Is “Priced In” All Over Again

Global stocks and US equity futures roared upward to new record highs to start the second-to-last week of the year, boosted by optimism over a Republican agreement on the shape of U.S. tax cuts aimed at lifting growth; incidentally this is the 6th consecutive day that the “tax bill” has been priced in by the […]

Paradise Papers: Massive New Leak Exposes Tax-Haven Secrets, Links Wilbur Ross To Russia

One year after the Panama Papers revealed billions in assets are held in offshore "tax haven" accounts by some of the world's most powerful and wealthy individuals, on Sunday a huge new leak of financial documents disclosed by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) – a global network that won the Pulitzer Prize this […]

Cable Plummets On Report Brexit Talks Headed For “Catastrophic Breakdown” If No EU Compromise

Having traded near sessions highs most of the morning session, sterling suddenly tumbled (even if Gilts refused to move) following a Bloomberg report that the UK is said to see Brexit breakdown if the EU refuses to compromise. In immediate kneejerk reaction, GBPUSD plunged 50 pips, to session lows on fears that Theresa May’s visit […]

Theresa May Heads To Brussels For Surprise Brexit Dinner: “We’ve Almost Run Out Of Things To Talk About”

After her disastrous speech at the Conservative party conference, Theresa May is in desperate need of some good news as she puts her reputation on the line by unexpectedly heading to Brussels and personally intervening in the stalled Brexit talks. News of the meeting came as a surprise to some in Westminster, although 10 Downing […]

Bill Blain: “There Is One Obvious Trigger That Could Lead To A Market Fall In The Second Half”

By Bill Blain of Mint Partners Politics – More Destabilizing Than You Think! “With comedy we can search for the profound…” Dark skies, torrential rain and thinking about putting the log-burner on.. Welcome to high-summer in England. Markets are thin and the crowds trying to clamber on the train were noticeably lighter this morning. (Actually, […]

UK Terrorism: ‘Enough’ Is Not ‘Enough’

Authored by Douglas Murray via The Gatestone Institute, Were terror attacks like this simply something that the British public would have to get used to, as the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, had suggested? What if the public did not want to get used to them? That the UK authorities allowed the "Al-Quds Day" march […]

The End Of The Cycle: “Government Will Gladly Enter War To Cleanse The Balance Sheet And Cull The Herd”

Authored by Jeremiah Johnson (nom de plume of a retired Green Beret of the United States Army Special Forces (Airborne)) via SHTFplan.com, In the days following the 241st anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence, the country is in an even more precarious position than it was in 1776.  We face a situation of […]

“It’s Fake Fiscal News” – Jim Chanos Dashes Economic Pipe Dreams, Fears Much Worse To Come

Authored by Lynn Paramore via INETEconomics.com, The famed short-seller offers a mid-2017 reality check for “fake fiscal news,” economic pipe dreams, and “portents of even worse things” Since the election of Donald Trump, the stock market has soared and many pundits have noted positive economic trends in the US. Jim Chanos of Kynikos Associates, known […]

The Market Has Zero Concerns About Thursday’s UK Election

Having learned its lesson that both an “unexpected” result (in the case of Brexit and Trump), and a “priced in”, favorable election outcome both lead to higher risk prices, the market no longer even pretends to be nervous about the outcome of this Thursday’s general election in the UK. To be sure, it has good […]

Five Reasons Why America Is About To Become A Very Conservative Country

Authored by Daniel Lang via SHTFplan.com, For generations, we’ve seen the political landscape in this country teeter back and forth between the Left and the Right. Usually about every 8 years or so, whichever political party is dominating Congress, the Executive Branch, and the state legislatures, is kicked out by voters and replaced with the […]