The Fed Remains On Course… To Trouble

Authored by Thorstein Polleit via The Mises Institute, The Federal Reserve (Fed) is widely expected to continue to tighten its monetary policy this year. According...

BAT Is Dead: Republicans Kill Border Adjustment Tax

The Trump fiscal agenda - which these days really means tax reform - may be dead, but that does not mean it can't reemerge...

The Saudi Power Balance Is On A Knife-Edge

Authored by Cyril Widershoven via OilPrice.com, The sweltering heat of Saudi Arabian summer will feel like a cool breeze compared to the geopolitical fire that...

One Trader Warns Of An "Explosion Of Large Block Trades Across Rates Markets"

While The FOMC statement yesterday had a little for everyone (dovish inflationary comments and hawkish employment and balance sheet normalization), the bottom line is...

Far Left Militia Training For Guerrilla Warfare Using ‘Sabotage, Kidnapping, Executions, and Terrorism’

Far Left Watch is out with a fascinating read on left-wing militant groups training for violent civil war with conservatives. Reprinted with permission. ----- Right wing...

The Toxic Fruit Of Financialization: Risk Is For Those At The Bottom

Authored by Charles Hugh Smith via OfTwoMinds blog, Those who have pushed the risk down the wealth-power pyramid are confident the Federal Reserve will continue...

VIX Spikes To 11 As Equity Market Liquidity Dries Up

The plunge in US equity markets continues - led by big tech names...   Sending VIX soaring to 11 for the first time in 3 weeks.   As...

UBS: "One Of The Most Surprising Charts Of The Year Got Slightly Less Surprising"

Having emerged as one of the most macro saavy UBS strategists, Arend Kapteyn - who several months ago first highlighted the unprecedented crash in...

"We May Be Very Close To The Turning Point": Selloff Blamed On This Note...

While nobody knows what catalyzed for the sharp selloff over the last hour, with Citi blaming it on Acrophobia, or fear of heights, saying ...

Russia To Stay In Syria For The Next 50 Years

While the Trump administration appears set to withdraw US troops from Syria in the not too distant future, as hinted by the recent decision...

Graham Dares Trump: "Holy Hell To Pay if You Fire Sessions"

Threat, promise, or red flag to a bull? After a few days of non-stop tirades against current Attorney-General Jeff Sessions by President Trump, increasing numbers...

The 'Failing New York Times' Crushed Earnings; Stock Hits 10 Year Highs Thanks to...

Content originally published at iBankCoin.com Since election night, the stock price of the 'failing Ny Times' is up a little more than 75%. Their online...

Tech Wreck 2.0? FANG Stocks Suddenly Slammed, Nasdaq Dives, VIX Spikes

VIX is suddenly spiking higher and stocks lower - amid no obvious catalyst...   Nasdaq is tumbling...   As Dow Transports suffer their second biggest drop in 10...

Mark Hanson Reveals "The Next Housing Bubble"

The striking Case-Shiller regional charts shown below, courtesy of MHanson.com, make Mark Hanson angry: "so, 2006/2007 was the largest house price bubble ever, but...

Jury Could Have Martin Shkreli Verdict As Soon As Friday

Now that former Turing Pharmaceuticals CEO Martin Shkreli has decided not to testify in his own defense, the jury could reach a verdict as...