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Blistering Demand For 2 Year Paper Surprises Bond Watchers Ahead Of Alleged Rate Hike

The last time the US Treasury had a solid 2Y auction the paper was trading very special in repo, suggesting a major short squeeze was inevitable, and that is precisely what happened.  However, there was no explanation why today's just concluded sale of $26 billion in 2 year paper was as blisteringly hot as it was.


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Hacker Who Got Inside Hillary Clinton's Server Said To Cooperate Fully With Ongoing Email Investigation

In the latest twist involving Hilllary Clinton's email saga, Romanian hacker Guccifer is now expected to plead guilty this week, clearing the way for his unfettered cooperation with federal prosecutors, suggesting that all of his heretofore unverified claims about hacking into Hillary's server will be duly investigated. If confirmed, this could open a new chapter in the FBI's criminal probe into Hillary's email use and/or abuse.


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After Denying Bias, Facebook Changes Policies That Produce Anti-Conservative Bias

We didn’t do anything wrong, but we’ll stop doing it.


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French Government Promises To Deal With Unions "Extremely Firmly" As Fuel Shortages Intensify

French police used water cannons and tear gas to break up a picket that was blocking access to a large oil refinery in the southern port area of Marseille, as Prime Minister Manuel Valls told the unions that "enough is enough." Valls went on to say that if labor unions continue to picket and disrupt fuel supplies, that they would be dealt with "extremely firmly."


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Herbalife First Soars Then Dumps After FTC Settlement Report Is Denied

The market may be surging again, but that will hardly comfort Bill Ackman who later today is expected to report later today that his hedge fund remains roughly 20% YTD, or perhaps even worse following news from the NY Post, that his most hated stock ever, Herbalife, has reached "an agreement in principle with the Federal Trade Commission to settle a years-long probe into whether it was a pyramid scheme", as a result of which the stock is soaring.


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Morgan Stanley Notices The Strange Thing Taking Place Off The Singapore Coast

Last Friday we first reported on two surprising developments: one was a record accumulation of crude tankers just off the coast of Singapore in the Straits of Malacca, awaiting higher oil prices to offload their precious cargo; the second was that as a result of previously profitable contango trades now flattening and making storage no longer profitable, oil shippers are now forced to ask for bank loans to fund offshore storage costs. Over the weekend none other than Morgan Stanley noticed precisely these two developments.

 


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European Close Triggers Precious Metals Plunge

Because nothing says 'fiduciary' duty like waiting until Europe closes to dump $850 million notional of gold...


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The War On Cash Is A War On Your Freedom To Opt Out

Cash is a proxy for the freedom to maintain some privacy in an era of Big Brother repression, surveillance and the suppression of dissent. Ultimately, the war on cash is all about increasing control by eliminating privacy and the freedom to abandon the debt-serf rat-race.


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Marc Faber's "Worst Fear" Is Hillary Clinton Becoming President

"The worst fear I have is that Mrs. Hillary Clinton will become president. That is my worst fear. I would vote for anyone in the world before I would choose Hillary Clinton. She’s dishonest, she’s a liar and she has deceived people..."


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Despite Rising Market, "Smart Money" Sells For Record 17th Consecutive Week

Another week, and another quiet exodus by the "smart money" clients of Bank of America (hedge funds, institutionals and private money), who collective sold $218 million in stocks, the 17th consecutive week of selling completely oblivious of a market that "wants to go higher" according to Bob Pisani, and as BofA notes, "continuing the longest uninterrupted selling streak in our data history (since '08)."


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Because... Fun-Durr-Mentals

USDJPY 110.00 hit... now what?


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Americans Bought The Most New Homes In 8 Years Just As The Median Price Hit An All Time High

There was a lot of headscratching in today's New Home Sales reported released moments ago by the Census Bureau, according to which there was a whopping 619K new home sold in April, up from the upward revised 531K (was 511K), and smashing expectations of a 523K print, driven by a surge in Northeast home sales which soared unexpectedly from 36K in March to 55K in April, a completely unexplained 53% spike.


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Richmond Fed Crashes Into Contraction From 6 Year Highs, Biggest Drop In History

Having spiked mysteriously to 6 year highs in March (from 4 year lows in Feb), Richmond Fed's manufacturing survey crashed back into contraction in May (printing -1 against =14 prior and +8 expectations). Weakness was broad-based across the entire set of subcomponents with New Orders plunging, shipments crashing, employees and workweek tumbling, and worse still future employment and capex expectations dropped precipitously. The drop in the last 2 months is the largest in the 23 year history of the survey.


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Is This Why Stocks Are Soaring - "We’ve Cast Our Long Positions Aside"

"In our retirement account here at TGL we have simplified our position taking in the equity market: we have only a position in derivatives on the short side, and although it is not a material position it is one-sided. We’ve cast our long positions aside. We’ve simplified; we’ve gotten smaller; but we are bearishly inclined, and we are intent upon adding to those bearishly inclined positions..."


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S&P 500 Spikes Into Green For May... Now What?

Stops run... Now what?


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