Turkish Gold Futures Volume Explodes As Silver Slammed To Lowest Since April 2009

Update: While it seems American (dollar) investors see no value in the barbarous relic, Bloomberg reports that Gold futures volumes have surged on the Borsa Istanbul as the volatile currency attracts speculation and after the lira’s plunge boosted the local price of metal. The 90-day…

Pompeo Speech Marks Start Of Broader Campaign For Iran Regime-Change

Here we go again… it seems the moment one major theater of war is winding down (Syria) another could immediately take its place. President Trump’s late Sunday evening all caps tweet warning of “consequences the likes of which few have ever suffered before” if Hassan Rouhani continues…

US Market Open Sparks Panic-Bid For Stocks, Bonds Shrug

After the Dow’s lowest range day since Christmas 2017, it seems Johnny 5 and his algo friends woke up with a jolt today… Nasdaq has nearly erased the entire impact of Netflix’s collapse! And on the week… But bonds continue to be thoroughly unimpressed… VISIT…

Alt-Left Melts Down Over “Unmasking Antifa” Act

It seems the new “Unmasking Antifa Act” has ruffled a few feathers among the alt-left. Introduced in the House last month by Rep Dan Donovan (R-NY), H.R. 6054 is a response to a spate of violent attacks provoked by masked members of Antifa, and would punish anyone wearing…

Will History Record Illinois As A Failure Of Democracy?

Authored by Mark Glennon via Wirepoints.com, As America celebrates its Independence this week, it seems only right to consider the most far-reaching questions raised by Illinois’ crisis: Did the Founding Fathers miss something? Did we miss something the Founders stood for? Is our form of…

Tesla Tumbles Back Below $300 As Musk Attacks Analysts’ “Poor Track Records”

It seems Tesla bonds were on to something after all… After trading higher in the pre-open, bouncing after Tuesday’s tumble, investors have resumed aggressively selling Tesla stock this morning (not helped by news of a new probe into the carmaker), sending it back below the…

“Trump Will Never…”

Via Nordea  Trump seems to be winning the trade war from an equity market point-of-view. At the same time the implied probability of Trump leaving office prematurely has plummeted. Yet many keep saying that “Trump will never..”, but we think he means business. TRUMP WILL…

Donald Trump Can Never Please The Left!

It seems like no matter what positive thing President Donald Trump accomplishes, he’s never able to please the majority of the left. Nor can he please many on the right or those who claim to be unaffiliated. The most recent thing he has accomplished is…