Democratic Strategist Calls For The Assassination Of Julian Assange

Amid the media-hyped furor over Donald Trump's 2nd Amendment comments and Wikileaks' suggestions about the untimely death of DNC-staffer Seth Rich, we thought it...

France Moves To De-Radicalize Its Mosques

Submitted by Johanna Markind via The Gatestone Institute, The problem is not that foreign charities directly subsidize jihadi activities, but that they promote a highly...

Did US Consumers Finally Tap Out? BofA Internal Card Data Shows Significant July Spending...

Ahead of this Friday's retail sales report, which bulls are hoping will show a continuation of the strong spending trends revealed in last month's...

Crude Plunges After Surprising Builds Despite Gasoline Draw And Production Cut

Following last night's unexpected build in crude (and Cushing) inventories, DOE data confirmed the surprising build in Crude (+1.05mm - 3rd weekly rise) and...

Yellen's Alternate Reality Exposed: "Best Jobs Ever" Vs. "Worst Productivity In Decades"

Submitted by Jeffrey Snider via Alhambra Investment Partners, On June 6, Janet Yellen spoke to the World Affairs Council of Philadelphia in what were highly...

Wall Street Reacts To The BOE's QE Failure

As first reported yesterday, in a striking development, the BOE failed to purchase all the longer-maturity gilts it had hoped to buy from the...

2 Police Officers Shot In Arkansas, "Non-Cooperative" Shooter At Large

At least two law enforcement officers were shot this morning in Sebastian County, Arkansas, according to the Sebastian County Sheriff’s Office. As 5News.com reports,...

Gilts Dumped After BOE Announces Latest QE Operation Was 4.71x Oversubscribed

After yesterday the BOE failed to attract enough selling interest to fully cover its long-maturity QE operation, bond traders were sitting on edge for...

30 Years After The Disaster: Ukraine Plans Huge Solar Farm In Chernobyl

Submitted by Irina Slav via OilPrice.com, Energy independence, especially if you don’t particularly like the country you currently depend on, is a very strong motivator...

Job Opening Rise As Hiring Rebounds After Sharp Drop; Quits Decline

Moments ago the BLS reported Janet Yellen's favorite labor market indicator, the JOLTS survey, which showed that in June (recall this report is 1...

The Consequences Of Big Oil's Exploding Debt

Submitted by Tsvetana Paraskova via OilPrice.com, How do you ride out low oil prices and still pay dividends and CEO salaries? You double down on...

"It's A Mad World" Chart Of The Day: Italian Bonds Edition

We know it's early in the trading day but we are quite confident that this will endure as today's WTF chart of the day....

Gold & Silver Surge, USD Purge As Productivity Plunge Trumps Payrolls Pandemonium

It appears dismal productivity trumps euphoric payrolls data... Silver has erased payrolls losses...   Gold is catching up...   Copper (and palladium at one year high as stronger Chinese...

After Turkey Warns West May "Lose" The Country, NATO "Reminds" Ankara It Is Still...

Less than a day after Turkey's surprising pivot toward Russia, when in his first post-coup trip abroad Turkey president Erdogan flew not to a...

Deutsche Bank Unexpectedly Found To Have Massive Capital Gap, Larger Than Its Entire Market...

After the ECB concluded its latest annual stress test, which as expected found no problems with Europe's largest banks instead scapegoating Italy's well-known troubled...