VIX ETF Has Biggest Inflows In 5 Years As Goldman Sees “End Of Low Vol Regime”

Investors placed more bets on rising volatility last week than in any week since March 2013 (ahead of the market’s ‘taper tantrum’). As Bloomberg reports, the iPath S&P 500 VIX Short-Term Futures ETN had more than $393 million in inflows last week, as the number…

German Interior Minister Calls For Suspension Of Schengen, National Border Controls

Germany’s populist, anti-immigrant AfD Party placed third in the recent elections, but judging by some recent by the newly-formed German government, they may as well have won. Last Friday Germany’s new Interior Minister Horst Seehofer – a member of Chancellor Angela Merkel’s CSU Bavarian allies…

Rollback of Dodd-Frank Provisions Clears Senate On 10-Year Anniversary Of Bear Stearns Collapse

A bipartisan bill which would relax restrictions placed on the financial industry during the credit-crisis has cleared the Senate with a vote of 67-31, on the 10-year anniversary of the collapse of Bear Stearns – but not before several changes to the original legislation were made, which…

Woman Rams Car Into Security Barrier Outside White House

The White House has been placed on lockdown after a woman driving minivan drove into a security barrier near the White House, and was immediately apprehended by the Secret Service. Car strikes security barrier near White House; Secret Service has apprehended female driver, according to authorities…

Ep. 652 Is There Another Scandal Lurking?

This piece sums up why the FBI placed all of their trust in a former British spy they knew was lying to them. Was the FBI team investigating Hillary Clinton violating information security procedures themselves? More astonishing evidence of Russian collusion with the Democrats.  More…