VIX ETF Smashes All Records

For the first time in history, yesterday saw VXX (the VIX ETF) traded more volume than the most-traded stock in the S&P 500. With...

Duterte Turns Back On US, Orders Philippines To Buy Weapons From Russia And China

While until now the verbal outbursts of the outspoken, "vulgar" Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte, who last week called president Obama a "son of a...

17th Obamacare Co-Op Exits Due To "Hazardous Financial Conditions" – Only 6 Left

Submitted by Michael Shedlock via MishTalk.com, Obamacare is making huge progress of sorts. Of the original 23 co-op sponsors the score is 17 down and...

Venezuela's "Death Spiral" – A Dozen Eggs Cost $150 As Hyperinflation Horrors Hit Socialist...

Submitted by Susan Warner via The Gatestone Institute, The question of whether Socialism can be an effective economic system was famously raised when Margaret Thatcher...

Worried Dem Strategists Say Clinton Needs To Shed The Secrecy And Get A "Personality...

Hillary is surrounded by so many scandals and unanswered questions it's often difficult to keep track of the daily developments.  Just a few of...

Riot Police Begin Mass-Arrests At Dakota Access Pipeline; Facebook Censors Video

Submitted by Nick Bernabe via TheAntiMedia.org, It didn’t take long after the National Guard was activated in North Dakota for militarized law enforcement to descend upon...

Best Countries To Store Gold: How Did America, A Serial Defaulter, Make The Cut?

        Best Countries To Store Gold: How Did America, A Serial Defaulter, Make The Cut? Written by Peter Diekmeyer      An era of slowing growth, falling corporate...

Saudis Threaten US: "Passage Of Sept 11 Law Will Lead To Instability, Chaos And...

When Congress unaninmously passed a bill last Friday known as "Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act," or JASTA, allowing families of 9/11 victims to...

Leaked Emails Show Colin Powell Was Worried About Hillary's Health Over A Year Ago

As the Clinton campaign go full court press to spin Hillary as a hard-worker who battled through (non-contagious) pneumonia to hug little kids, it...

Oil Pumps'n'Dumps As Algos Fight Over Distillates/Gasoline Inventories Surge & Surprise Crude Draw

Following last week's Hurrican Hermine-inspired collapse in crude inventories (and API's disapponting build), DOE surpreised with another (small) inventory draw (559k barrels). However, machinese...

Germany Readies Internal War On Terror: More Large Scale Attacks "Conceivable, Even Probable"

SHTFPlan.com's Mac Slavo notes... Something has been building within for the German people. With their declaration that all citizens should prepare by storing up food...

Why A JPM Trader Just Said "This Is The Most Uncomfortable I’ve Felt Investing...

In a repeat of what we said in our market wrap this morning, namely that the market's attention is transfixed on two things: long...

Stocks Suddenly Tumble In Catch-Down To Oil's Slump

In what is normally the pre-open ramp time, US equity markets just jolted lower into the red as they finally stopped ignoring the plunge...

The Bank Of Japan Unleashes Chaos

Last week we wrote an article in which we explained "How The Bank Of Japan May Be About To Unleash A Global Selloff." While...

What's The Real Unemployment Rate? That's The Wrong Question

Submitted by Charles Hugh-Smith via OfTwoMinds blog, Numbers like gross domestic product (GDP) and the unemployment rate no longer provide insight into how our economy...