Snowden Leak: British Intelligence Calls Israel "True Threat" To Middle East

According to leaked documents released by Edward Snowden, British intelligence spied on Israeli diplomats and military officials in 2008 and 2009, warning that "the Israelis constitute a true threat to regional security, notably because of the country’s position on the Iran issue."

Guns Don't Kill People, Heroin Does

The epidemic of heroin and opioid related deaths in the US continues to grow, surpassing gun homicides in 2015 for the first time ever... "as bad as it was in 2015, it's going to be horrendous in 2016," and forecasting that, "the numbers are just going to continue to spiral out of control."

Trump Memo Reveals Plans For Massive Shake-Up At Energy Department

Hinting at a broad shake-up at the Energy Department, Trump's team has submitted a list of 65 questions requesting information on everything from how to keep aging nuclear plants online to a list of employees and contractors that attended the United Nations climate meetings

Company Issues Press Release To Report Its Market Cap Hits $1 Billion

"Customers Bancorp, Inc. the parent company of Customers Bank, today reported that the Company achieved a market capitalization of $1 billion on December 6, 2016. "Reaching a market capitalization of $1 billion is an important milestone for us," said Jay Sidhu, Chairman and CEO of Customers."

Earnings 'Magic' Exposed

At best one can accuse Wall Street analysts and the companies that feed them information of incompetence. At worst this is another pure and simple case of institutions gaming the system through a fraud designed to prop up stock prices.

Dutch Police Arrest Terror Suspect With Loaded AK-47 And ISIS Flag

Just hour after anti-Islam Dutch politician Geert Wilders was convicted of insulting and incting discrimination against Maroccans, moments ago the local police announced they have arrested a man in Rotterdam, suspected of planning a terrorist attack. Law enforcement found a Kalashnikov assault rifle and an Islamic State flag while raiding the man’s house.

GDP Hope Fades As Wholesale Inventories Tumble Most In 8 Months

For the 3rd month in a row , wholesale inventories dropped year-over-year (tumbling 0.4% MoM in October, the most since February) casting modest shadows on the Q4 GDP hope. Sales surged however, jumping 1.4% in October (double the 0.7% increase expected). Overall this reduced the critical inventories-to-sales ratio but it remains at notable cyclical highs.