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Gold Drops To Key Technical Support After $2 Billion Purge

After surging above its 50-day moving-average on Friday, it appears someone is keen for that key technical level not to hold as they dumped almost $2 billion notional in seconds this morning, testing down to the 50DMA (but holding for now). 15,000 contracts dumped in under two minutes… but for now the 50DMA is holding… […]

Terraforming 101: How To Make Mars A Habitable Planet

Before we can journey to the stars, we must first go to Mars. That’s Elon Musk’s philosophy, anyways – and as Visual Capitalist's Jeff Desjardins reports, just days ago he revealed new details on his ambitions to colonize the Red Planet, including sending two cargo rockets by 2022 and four rockets (two manned, two cargo) by 2024. […]

Russia, China Join Together In Space Exploration Effort

Authored by Peter Korzun via The Strategic Culture Foundation, China and Russia are set to sign a milestone agreement in October on joint space exploration from 2018 to 2022, sending manned missions to the Moon for the first time. The bilateral agreement will cover five areas including lunar and deep space exploration, developing special materials, collaboration in the area […]

Navy Test Of New Anti-ICBM Missile Fails

Three weeks ago, the US military conducted its first successful test of a ground-based anti-intercontinental ballistic missile system that had cost more than $40 billion to develop, with the Pentagon lauding the test as “an incredible accomplishment.” But the Navy had no such luck on Wednesday following an unsuccessful test of a new ship-based anti-ICBM […]

Pentagon Says It Has Successfully Shot Down A Simulated ICBM Attack

Update: according to the Missile Defense Agency, the test was a success: U.S. MISSILE INTERCEPT TEST A SUCCESS, DEFENSE AGENCY SAYS MISSILE DEFENSE AGENCY SAYS PRIMARY OBJECTIVE WAS MET AGENCY SAYS SYSTEM PERFORMANCE STILL TO BE EVALUATED * * * As previewed last week, on Tuesday afternoon the US began the first ever missile test […]

North Korea’s Latest Ballistic Missile Was A “New Type” With Dramatically Longer Range

After North Korea provoked both its neighbors and the US when on Sunday morning it fired off yet another ballistic missile from Kusong near the border with China  – one which this time did not explode upon launch  – just days after the election of a new South Korean president who ironically advocates more engagement […]

China Warns Washington Its Latest Missile Can Sink A US Aircraft Carrier

China recently tested a new, advanced type of guided missile in the sea near the Korean peninsula, the Chinese defense ministry said Tuesday cited by the Times of India, just as South Korea concluded its presidential elections amid rising regional tensions. The test in the Bohai Sea was conducted to “raise the operational capability of […]

In Latest Warning To North Korea, US Releases Video Of Overnight Minuteman III ICBM Launch

As previewed last night, this morning the US Air Force confirmed that another unarmed Minuteman III ICBM missile capable of sending a nuclear bomb across the world was launched early on Wednesday from California’s Vanderberg Air Force base, in what was a second clear signal of nuclear deterrence aimed squarely at North Korea and took […]

US To Test Fire Another Minuteman III ICBM Tonight

The U.S. Air Force is set to conduct a second test launch of a Minuteman III nuclear-capable intercontinental ballistic missile on Wednesday morning, one week after a similar successful test took place and in the wake of a series of defiant actions by the rogue North Korean regime, including a failed ballistic missile launch on […]

North Korea Launches Ballistic Missile, Tests Trump

With the news cycle clearly far less interested in Trump’s golf game or Abe’s handicap, just before 8am local time (6pm ET), North Korea decided to provide CNN with some “exciting” news when it fired a ballistic missile into the sea off its east coast, South Korea’s military said, in what was the latest test […]