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Frontrunning: May 24

Trump Meets With Pope Francis After Policy Clashes (WSJ) Fed Minutes to Offer Clues on Debate Over Path of Rate Increases (WSJ) Manchester bomber had ‘proven’ links to Islamic State (Reuters) U.K. Chides U.S. for Leaking Manchester Bombing Probe Details (BBG) Manchester Bomber, Salman Abedi, Is Thought to Have Traveled to Syria (NYT) ‘No defeat, […]

North Korea Launches Another Ballistic Missile

North Korea successfully launched a ballistic missile Sunday afternoon which flew more than 500 kilometers, only one week after it launched its previously ballistic missile last Sunday, South Korea’s military announced. The missile was launched at 0759 GMT from a location near Pukchang, 60 km northeast of the capital Pyongyang, an area where North Korea […]

Is This The Worst Guy On The Planet?

Authored by Simon Black via SovereignMan.com, Jose Rafael Torrealba wins the award for biggest scumbag on the planet today. Torrealba is a Venezuelan army general who was featured in a leaked audio recording that was just published yesterday. The recording is of a meeting that took place a few weeks ago in Venezuela in which […]

Venezuela: Forty Years Of Economic Decline, Part 1

Authored by Jose Nino via The Mises Institute, Venezuela Before Chavez: A Prelude To Soclialist Failure Venezuela’s current economic catastrophe is well documented. Conventional narratives point to Hugo Chávez’s regime as the primary architect behind Venezuela’s economic tragedy. While Chávez and his successor Nicolás Maduro deserve the brunt of the blame for Venezuela’s current economic […]

Deutsche Bank Accused Of Running An “International Criminal Organization”

Having been accused, and found guilty, of rigging and manipulating virtually every possible asset class, perhaps it was inevitable that Deutsche Bank, currently on trial in Milan for helping Banca Monte dei Paschi di Siena SpA conceal losses (as first reported last October in “Deutsche Bank Charged By Italy For Market Manipulation, Creating False Accounts“) […]

America’s Reign Of Terror: A Nation Reaps What It Sows

Authored by John Whitehead via The Rutherford Institute, “The means of defense against foreign danger have been always the instruments of tyranny at home.” ? James Madison Who designed the malware worm that is now wreaking havoc on tens of thousands of computers internationally by hackers demanding a king’s ransom? The U.S. government. Who is […]

Euro Surges As Trump Fears Slam Dollar; Futures Poised For New Records

In a replica of Monday’s early trading, European shares are down, this time led by health-care stocks even as the Euro surges above 1.1050, the highest level since the US election. Asian equities rose, while S&P futures were unchanged although we expect the ramp to kick in any second, and take the NASDAQ to another […]

Global Ransomware Attack Used NSA Hacking Tools “At A Scale Never Seen Before”

Update: In a shocking revelation, The FT reports that hackers responsible for the wave of cyber attacks that struck organisations across the globe used tools stolen from the US National Security Agency. A hacking tool known as “eternal blue”, developed by US spies has been weaponised by the hackers to super-charge an existing form of […]

Frontrunning: May 12

World stocks ease off record highs, Fed rate hopes boost dollar (Reuters) Trump Escalates FBI Fight With Comey Attack. The FBI Fights Back (BBG) Trump attacks on fired FBI chief meet resistance (Reuters) China Stocks Are Tumbling Again. This Time, the World Doesn’t Care (BBG) Yuan Becomes Oasis of Calm in China’s Volatile Markets (WSJ) […]