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Here Is The One Commodity That Is More Volatile Than Bitcoin

There has been a lot talk lately – and especially after today's latest crash – regarding how volatile Bitcoin is, and for good reason, Bitcoin’s 30 day realized volatility is a shade under 96% at 95.5%, which implies a daily move of 5.8%. By comparison, the S&P 500 has a volatility of 6.5% and an […]

More Anti-Trump Messages Reportedly Sent By Members Of Mueller’s Team: “A Lot More Is Going To Come Out”

Days after it emerged that former Special Counsel investigator Peter Strzok was fired from Robert Mueller’s Trump-Russia probe in August for sending anti-Trump text messages to his mistress while the two were working together on the Clinton email investigation, Sara Carter of Circa told a Fox News panel that there are more anti-Trump messages sent […]

Chris Hedges: Elites “Have No Credibility Left”

Chris Hedges and David North via TruthDig.com, On Monday, WSWS International Editorial Board Chairman David North interviewed Chris Hedges, the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, author, lecturer and former New York Times correspondent. Among Hedges’ best-known books are War is a Force That Gives Us Meaning, The Death of the Liberal Class, Empire of Illusion: the End of Literacy and the […]

How The CIA Made Google

Authored by Nafeez Ahmed via Medium.com, Inside the secret network behind mass surveillance, endless war, and Skynet… INSURGE INTELLIGENCE, a new crowd-funded investigative journalism project, breaks the exclusive story of how the United States intelligence community funded, nurtured and incubated Google as part of a drive to dominate the world through control of information. Seed-funded […]

The Collapse Of Penn Station: Another Failure Of Government “Enterprise”

Authored by Gregory Bresiger via The Mises Institute, Amtrak’s Penn Station in New York City, once one of the most glorious cathedrals of commerce built by one of the most successful transportation companies in history, is collapsing. Tracks are in disrepair. That’s because they have not been properly maintained over decades since Amtrak, despite promises […]

A Look Back At 1999!

Via RealInvestmentAdvice.com, On Friday, I penned: “The question that must be answered is just how much of the benefit from these fiscal proposals have already been priced in perfection? What happens if tax reform is less than anticipated? Or infrastructure spending is cut from $1 Trillion to $500 billion? Or repatriation only brings back a […]

Weekend Reading: The Beginning Of The Ending

Submitted by Lance Roberts via RealInvestmentAdvice.com, A few week’s ago I discussed the post-election surge in the market based on rather optimistic outlooks as opposed to the technical underpinnings that currently exists. As I specially stated in the weekend newsletter entitle “Dow 20,000” the market was beginning to take on an eerily similar feeling: “If this market […]

It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like… 1999!

Submitted by Lance Roberts via RealInvestmentAdvice.com, Review & Dow 20,000 This past week, the market advanced 3% heading towards my target of 2400. The Dow broke above 19700 and is within striking distance of the “psychological” summit of 20,000. With just 250 points to go, it is extremely likely traders will try and push stocks to […]

Trump’s Bait And Switch?

Submitted by Nomi Prins via TomDispatch.com, Given his cabinet picks so far, it’s reasonable to assume that The Donald finds hanging out with anyone who isn’t a billionaire (or at least a multimillionaire) a drag. What would there be to talk about if you left the Machiavellian class and its exploits for the company of […]

Iraq War Surveillance Technology Being Used In Baltimore Without Public Debate

Submitted by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, The relationship between those who are constantly watched and tracked, and those who watch and track them, is the relationship between masters and slaves.   – Chris Hedges, from the post Video of the Day – Chris Hedges on Overthrowing the Corporate Fascist State Yesterday, Bloomberg published a […]