Hong Kong Money Markets Explode ‘Most Since Lehman’ As Carry Trade Unwinds

After more than five months of trading at or near the lower band of its currency peg (prompting repeated interventions by the city’s de facto central bank), the Hong Kong Dollar exploded stronger last week, imploding short-HKD carry traders and the carnage is for all…

Florence Makes Landfall Near Wilmington; 10-Foot Storm Surge, “Major Structural Damage” Reported

Update (7:30 am ET): Florence has officially made landfall near Wrightsville Beach, North Carolina.  Here’s the most recent update from the NHC, which was issued shortly before the eye of the storm came ashore: Hurricane #Florence 6 am Update. Florence is about to make landfall…

Ending Child Marriage in the United Kingdom

Expand The Union Flag flies near the Houses of Parliament in London, Britain, June 7, 2017. © 2017 Reuters This week Pauline Latham, a Conservative member of the UK parliament, introduced a bill to ban marriage before the age of 18 in England and Wales….

Yemen: Coalition Bus Bombing Apparent War Crime

Expand People are seen near a bus destroyed by an airstrike that killed dozens of children, in a photograph taken on August 12, 2018 in Saada, Yemen. © 2018 Mohammed Hamoud/Getty Images (Beirut) – A Saudi-led coalition airstrike that killed at least 26 children and…

Haggard Hobgoblin Theresa “Minstrel” May Does the Sand Shuffle in South Africa – YouTube

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Mexico Seizes Record 50 Tons Of Meth From Superlab

After locating a massive drug laboratory near the town of Alcoyonqui, in Culiacán, Sinaloa, personnel of the Secretariat of the Navy seized 50 tons of methamphetamine, allegedly from the Sinaloa Cartel, in the most significant drug bust of this kind in the history of Mexico….

The One Oil Industry That Isn’t Under Threat

Authored by Nick Cunningham via Oilprice.com, Peak oil demand might be near, but the consumption of oil for plastics will keep demand elevated for decades. Indeed, the IEA has said that plastics and other petrochemicals are the only sector in which oil consumption could continue…

Yemen Bus Attack Should Be Point of No Return

Expand People are seen near a bus destroyed by an airstrike that killed dozens of children, on August 12, 2018 in Saada, Yemen. © 2018 Mohammed Hamoud/Getty Images Investigating the terrible toll that the war in Yemen is inflicting on civilians has become, sadly, a…

Trump Admin Lifts Pesticide and GMO Ban in Wildlife Refuges (I Strongly Oppose This) – YouTube

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