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Up To 15% Of Twitter Accounts Are Fake, Study Finds

In January, when we exposed that up to 350,000 Twitter accounts could be fake, the social media world started to question its own reality. Now, a study from USC and Indiana University, that Twitter has roughly 48 million active bot accounts. That's 15% of reported active users that are not human at all… Earlier this […]

Bitcoin Soars Above $1300 For First Time Ahead Of SEC Decision

With the SEC decision to approve a Bitcoin ETF looming, the payrolls data-inspired weakness in the USD appears to have sparked a sudden panic bid in Bitcoin, spiking the virtual currency to $1305 – new record highs. Hard to say if someone ‘knows’ something about the SEC decision or this is a kneejerk to the […]

Tesla Admits It Still Hasn’t Completed A Model 3 Beta Prototype

With Tesla stock price down 15% in the last few weeks, amid a roaring market, it appears doubts about Elon Musk's omnipotence are creeping in once again… and rightly so. Despite the hype surrounding hundreds of thousands of pre-orders due to start production in H2 2017, buried deep within the company's most recent 10-K filing […]

Amazon Cloud Reporting “Increased Error Rates”, SEC.gov Possibly Impacted

A disturbance among several prominent websites has been tracked to services hosted by Amazon’s AWS, which while not reporting any explicit failures, has posted a notice on its service health dashboard, that it has identified “Increased Error Rates” and adds that “We’ve identified the issue as high error rates with S3 in US-EAST-1, which is […]

A Quarter Of Snap IPO Buyers Agree Not To Sell For One Year

For the latest glimpse of the euphoria in the equity market, look no further than the Snap(chat) IPO, whose order book closes at noon today and is expected to price tomorrow, March 1, after the close. While the initial price range was presented as $14-16, according to Bloomberg orders for the public offering are concentrating […]

Trump Nominee For Navy Secretary Withdraws

Another Trump nominee for a critical government role has decided to withdraw. After two prior Trump nominees,  Army Secretary choice Vincent Viola and Labor nominee Andy Puzder, both removed themselves from consideration for their appointed role in recent weeks citing insurmountable opposition or conflicts, moments ago financier Philip Bilden, a senior advisor at HarbourVest Asia […]

Significant Stock Market Narrative Development: There is a Westerly Trump Wind Underneath It

Both Obama and Bush couldn’t give two shits about the stock market. Bush was focused on colonizing the middle east and Obama was fixated on having mentally ill transgenders urinate in the ladies restroom — standing up. But now we have a shit-poster in chief, very vain and ideally focused on how the public perceives […]

As Bitcoin Surges To Record High, China Prepares Its Own Digital Currency

Submitted by Mike Shedlock via MishTalk.com, Bitcoin hit an all-time high over $1200 today. Traders are happy because the SEC is expected to rule on a Bitcoin ETF by March 11. Meanwhile, Bloomberg reports China Is Developing its Own Digital Currency.  After assembling a research team in 2014, the People’s Bank of China has done […]

John McCain Makes “Unusual” Secret Trip To Syria As Trump Prepares Plans To Defeat ISIS

In an unusual move for a sitting senator, John McCain (R-AZ) secretly traveled to northern Syria last weekend to speak with American military officials and Kurdish fighters at the forefront of the push to drive Islamic State out of their de facto capital of Raqqa.  The short visit came in the middle of a regional […]

Verizon Revises Yahoo Deal After Data Breaches, Cuts Purchase Price By $350 Million

While Verizon has decided not to back away from its high profile purchase of Yahoo, after the internet portal reported two massive data breaches following the deal announcement, the WSJ reports that The companies have agreed to revise the $4.83 billion deal, cutting as much as $350 million off the price and evenly splitting costs […]