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10 Selfless Acts Amid Terrible Tragedies That Will Restore Your Faith In Humanity

Authored by Joshua Krause via, Preppers aren’t exactly known for having much faith in humanity. If they did, they probably wouldn’t become preppers in the first place. They know how people behave when the chips are down. They know how quickly civilized people can turn into vicious animals when they haven’t eaten for a […]

Here’s Why Italy’s Banking Crisis Has Gone Off The Radar

Authored by Don Quijones, Spain & Mexico, editor at Wolf Street Here’s Why Italy’s Banking Crisis Has Gone Off the Radar For a country that is on the brink of a gargantuan public bailout of its toxic-loan riddled banking sector, or failing that, a full-blown financial crisis that could bring down the European financial system, […]

Washington Post Caught Spreading More Fake News About “Russian Hackers”

Readers of the Washington Post received some alarming news yesterday when the paper published a story alleging that those pesky “Russian hackers” were up to their no good tricks again and had managed to “penetrate the U.S. electricity grid through a utility in Vermont.”  The full headline read as follows: The opening paragraph of WaPo’s […]

Dell Fires 3000 US Employees, Requests 5000 Visas For Foreign Workers

Submitted by Wolf Richter via, Trying to find efficiencies and synergies to save $1.7 billion. The ink was barely dry on Dell’s acquisition of EMC, the largest technology deal ever, valued at $67 billion when it was announced in October last year – and already the layoff rumors are oozing from the woodwork. “People […]

Records Show Clinton Funnelled Taxpayer Funds To Foundation For Staff, IT Equipment

In 1958, Congress passed the "Former Presidents Act" (FPA) which entitled former presidents to certain taxpayer-funded benefits after leaving office.  The benefits include a pension for the former president, lifetime secret service protection, transition expenses to a new office after leaving the White House and funding for the president's staff.  All expenses are explicitly intended […]

One Trader’s Advice If The “Ultimate Breakdown Is Likely To Be Sudden, Intense And Large”

Submitted by Tim Price via, On January 30, 2000, the 88+ million viewers of Superbowl XXXIV were treated to a commercial featuring a now infamous sock puppet. The advertisement was from a company called, founded just two years before in 1998 at the height of the dot-com bubble. went public on the […]

The US Is Dumping Hazardous Electronic Waste Into Asia

US exports of goods and services may be decreasing, but one export that appears to be hanging in there is hazardous electronic waste. According to a recent investigation conducted by the Seattle-based e-waste watchdog group Basel Action Network (BAN), much of the hazardous electronic waste discarded in America is not being recycled properly – and […]

Frontrunning: June 1

Japan PM delays sales tax hike, puts fiscal reform on back burner (Reuters) Japanese Shoppers Keep Wallets Shut Despite Sales-Tax Delay (BBG) Global stocks limp into June on oil and data slips (Reuters) Euro zone factory growth remained tepid in May – PMI (Reuters) China’s factories steadying but weak, hopes for quick recovery fade (Reuters) […]

Copper Slides To Three Month Low Despite Flat Futures, Oil; Dollar Rise Continues

After two violently volatile days in which the market soared (Monday) then promptly retraced all gains (Tuesday), the overnight session has been relatively calm with futures and oil both unchanged even as the BBG dollar index rose to the highest level since April 4. This took place despite a substantial amount of macro data from […]

Futures Fizzle After Oil Fades Bounce Above $48

It has been more of the same overnight, as global stocks piggybacked on the strong US close and rose despite the lack of good (or bad) macro news, propelled higher by the two usual suspects: a higher USDJPY and a even higher oil, if mostly early on in the trading session. Yes, the oil squeeze […]