One Professional Investor's Take On Bitcoin

"Can’t say that I don’t feel a little tinge of a bitter sting. I have long attempted to find an asset that is impervious to Central Bank bat-shit crazy balance sheet expansion. I was handed the answer with bitcoin, well before most others, and completely whiffed..."

Inside The So-Called 'Resistance'

"Entropy never sleeps. It works remorselessly to transform things of value into useless, dissipated waste and heat...Hence, the intellectual decay of American life in which spin is everything, anything goes, and nothing matters."

Less Government. More Freedom.

"In every human heart there is a hunger to live free, and big government is the enemy of freedom... The dreams that our forefathers once had for this nation may have faded, but they aren’t dead just yet... A new generation of patriots is rising, and we are determined to take our country back."

President Trump Speaks At Memorial Day Ceremony - Live Feed

In his first public event since returning to Washington, D.C. from an overseas trip, President Trump is scheduled to give remarks during a Memorial Day wreath-laying ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery on Monday morning.

"How Does This Ever End?" An Interview With Lacy Hunt

"...our results will mirror Japan over time... They've tried to solve an indebtedness problem by taking on more debt... the secular low in long treasury bonds is not at hand.. [rates] are not going to be able to stay up. The economy is too fundamentally weak..."

Will The Crazy Global Debt Bubble Ever End?

We've been playing two games to mask insolvency: one is to pay the costs of rampant debt today by borrowing even more from future earnings, and the second is to create wealth out of thin air via asset bubbles. All the games end badly.

Watch Live: Draghi Speaks At Euro Parliament, Makes Case For More Easing

In today's only major risk event, at 3pm CET (9am ET) Mario Draghi will hold his quarterly hearing before the European Parliament, and his final scheduled appearance before next week’s monetary-policy decision, in which the ECB president will be pressed about his plans for stimulus withdrawal.

Italian Stocks Tumble, Yields Jump On Sudden Fears Of Early Elections

Italian stocks have tumbled to one month lows and the Italian bank sector is down 3% in Monday trading, its biggest one-day loss in nearly 4 months, while italian BTP yields have jumped by the most in 2 months with traders citing rising risks that the euro zone's third largest economy could head to early elections in the autumn.

Key Events In The Coming Busy Week: US Payrolls; Eurozone Inflation And Fed Speakers

Focus in this holiday-shortened week will turn to US data, especially NFP, Fed speakers and Eurozone inflation. UK PMIs will also draw attention as elections approach. We also get GDP data from Canada, Sweden and Switzerland. On Monday, Euro FX and bond markets will be on Mario Draghi alert on Monday as the ECB president speaks to the European parliament.

In "Watershed Moment" Merkel Says Germany Can No Longer Rely On America

In what has been dubbed a "watershed moment" Angela Merkel speaking at a rally in Bavaria, said that Europe "must take its fate into its own hands" as it can no longer rely on the US and UK. "The times in which we could completely depend on others are on the way out. I've experienced that in the last few days."