Wednesday , 18 September 2019

Finance

As Kavanaugh Smear Unravels, Original Accuser’s ‘Witness’ Now Doubts Story 

As Kavanaugh Smear Unravels, Original Accuser’s ‘Witness’ Now Doubts Story  As the left-wing smear against Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh continues to unravel amid a journalistic malpractice scandal at the New York Times, original Kavanaugh accuser Christine Blasey Ford’s “lifelong friend” and alleged witness now doubts her story.  Leland Keyser, who Ford claimed was one of five people at a party in the 1980s ... Read More »

‘Low-Flying’-Missiles Used In Aramco Attack Were Launched Inside Iran: Report

‘Low-Flying’-Missiles Used In Aramco Attack Were Launched Inside Iran: Report The US has reportedly traced the cruise missiles used during a weekend attack that crippled half of Saudi Aramco’s oil production back to their point of origin: Iran. Or at least that’s what one US official is telling CBS News. Many have argued that there’s zero upside for Iran in ... Read More »

Bitcoin Is A Hedge Against Gov’t “Fiscal Irresponsibility”, Analyst

Bitcoin Is A Hedge Against Gov’t “Fiscal Irresponsibility”, Analyst Authored by Marie Huillet via CoinTelegraph.com, Equities portfolio manager turned crypto fund executive Travis Kling has argued that Bitcoin has come into its own as a unique hedge within the current macroeconomic climate. image courtesy of CoinTelegraph In an interview with CNN on Sept. 15, Kling argued that the specific properties of Bitcoin ... Read More »

“Locked-And-Loaded” For War With Iran: Is Bolton’s Soul Living On?

“Locked-And-Loaded” For War With Iran: Is Bolton’s Soul Living On? Authored by Patrick Buchanan via Buchanan.org, “Iran has launched an unprecedented attack on the world’s energy supply,” declared Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. Putting America’s credibility on the line, Pompeo accused Iran of carrying out the devastating attack on Saudi oil facilities that halted half of the kingdom’s oil production, ... Read More »

Canadian RCMP Official’s Arrest Could Compromise ‘Five Eyes’ Intelligence Alliance

Canadian RCMP Official’s Arrest Could Compromise ‘Five Eyes’ Intelligence Alliance There’s something rotten in the Five Eyes intelligence alliance, an intelligence sharing community that includes the US, Canada, the UK, New Zealand and Australia. Canada on Friday revealed that it had arrested the former director general of the RCMP’s National Intelligence Coordination Center, one of the country’s top intelligence officials, ... Read More »

“There Was No Crash”: Tesla In Sweden Goes Up In Flames After Passenger Seat Catches Fire

“There Was No Crash”: Tesla In Sweden Goes Up In Flames After Passenger Seat Catches Fire Stunning pictures have emerged from Swedish website Aftonbladet showing a Tesla Model S fully engulfed in flames after the car’s passenger seat reportedly caught fire while the car was being driven. And the fire looks like it may just be another case of a ... Read More »

The Risk Of A Liquidity-Driven Event Is Rising

The Risk Of A Liquidity-Driven Event Is Rising Authored by Lance Roberts via RealInvestmentAdvice.com, Over the last few days, the internet has been abuzz with commentary about the spike in interest rates. Of course, the belief is that the spike in rates is “okay” because the market are still rising.  “The yield on the benchmark 10-year Treasury note was poised for its ... Read More »

Questions, Not Answers, Surround U.S. Push To War With Iran

Questions, Not Answers, Surround U.S. Push To War With Iran Authored by Tom Luongo, When President Trump fired National Security Adviser John Bolton last week rational people the world over cheered. When there was news that Trump would meet on the sidelines of the U.N. General Assembly in a few weeks there were sighs of relief. When Benjamin Netanyahu goes to ... Read More »

Total Chaos: NY Fed Cancels Repo Operation Due To “Technical Difficulties”

Fed Panics: Announces First Repo Operation In A Decade To Halt Funding Panic Update: Not long after we hinted that today’s action in the US repo market is similar to what took place in 2013 China, when an explosion in funding rates nearly destroyed the local banking system before the PBOC intervened, the Fed has done just that, and as ... Read More »

Oil Prices Plunge On Reports Saudi Output Levels Normalized With 2-3 Weeks

Oil Prices Plunge On Reports Saudi Output Levels Normalized With 2-3 Weeks WTI and Brent oil prices are plunging after Reuters headlines, quoting sources briefed on the matter, that Saudi oil output will return to normal quicker than initially thought. WTI  is back down to a $59 handle for now – so not entirely convinced… Brent is down 5% on ... Read More »