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Why The Founder Of A $35 Billion Hedge Fund Is "Very Worried"

"Most people in the bulk of the job market are not involved in super-high-value jobs. They are doing routine work and tasks and it's precisely these tasks that computers are going to be better at doing..."


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German Coverup Scandal: Ministry Urged Erasing "Rape" From "Monstrous" Cologne Migrant Attack Report

A high-ranking police officer has alleged that his seniors tried to strike the word rape from an internal police report after the mass sexual assaults in Cologne over New Year. A chief superintendent in the Cologne police told the investigative committee established in the wake of the attacks that the interior ministry in North Rhine-Westphalia had sought to influence the investigations.


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There's Only One 'Honest' Position On Obama-Trade - Kill It

"The marginal economic benefits of the agreement are outweighed by the political consequences of its adoption".


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Ken Rogoff's Shockingly Simple Advice To Emerging Markets: Hoard Gold

For some time, the rich countries have argued that it is in everyone’s collective interest to demonetize gold. But there is a good case to be made that a shift in emerging markets toward accumulating gold would help the international financial system function more smoothly and benefit everyone.


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China Threatens Its Economists And Analysts To Only Write Bullish Reports, Or Else

While in the US and the rest of the free world, anyone who holds a less than bullish view of things is simply marginalized as a conspiracy theorist, ridiculed by establishment economists and pundits, is the recipient of mainstream media hit pieces, or denigrated by the president as "peddling fiction", China has decided to take a more blunt approach: "securities regulators, media censors and other government officials have issued verbal warnings to commentators whose public remarks on the economy are out of step with the government’s upbeat statements."


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Caught On Tape: Massive Brawl Breaks Out In Turkish Parliament

Tensions were already high as Turkish president Erdogan has been accusing HDP of ties to the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), and the fight started as the two sides debated a constitutional amendment that would strip lawmakers of their legal immunity...


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How Many More 'Molenbeeks' Are There In France?

"There are today, we know, a hundred neighborhoods in France that present potential similarities with what's happened in Molenbeek." - Patrick Kanner, Minister for Urban Areas.


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"Smart Money" Has Never Been More Bearish On Silver

For the moment, silver’s intermediate-term bull market remains in force, albeit with a record level of bearishness on the part of the “smart money”.


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Pimco Global Economic Advisor Suggests QE Should Buy Equities Next

FELS: QE SHOULD FOCUS ON CREDIT AND POTENTIALLY EQUITY BUYING


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When Is A Boot On The Ground Not A Boot On The Ground?

No one disputes that U.S. military forces are fighting in combat in Iraq and Syria -- except maybe President Barack Obama and some members of his administration.


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"The TTIP Is Doomed" - France Threatens To Reject Obama's Huge Transatlantic Trade Deal

Following this weekend's leak by Greenpeace demonstrating not only that the TTIP is driven entirely by narrow corporate interests, but that Obama is openly willing to reneg on his pro-environment agenda just to pass the Transatlantic Treaty at any cost, the blowback arrived earlier today when France became the first major European nation which threatened to reject the huge free trade deal between the U.S. and the European Union, because according to AP "it's too friendly to U.S. business and probably doomed."


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Meanwhile, Traders Are Getting Angrier With Every Passing Day

"We’re condemned to serial bouts of severe volatility having been trained to dismiss real and knowable risks as just improbable black swans....  Central banks can’t keep giving markets everything they want, or the volatility in the end will be catastrophic"


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When A Nation Is Doomed - A Definition...

Cynics, skeptics, and fiction-peddlers are frowned upon by the Obama administration (and the mainstream media) when it comes to our glorious leader's economic miracle. So we thought a simple litmus test might be useful to judge just how 'doomed' the nation really is...


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A Surprise From JPM: "Pundits Are Urging Investors To Chase Performance; We Believe This Would Be A Mistake"

"Equities had a meaningful rebound from the February lows, and we now find many who didn’t want to add at the time, are looking to enter the market at these levels. Indeed, pundits are urging investors to “chase performance”. We believe that this would be a mistake; complacency has crept into the market again, technicals appear overbought and the upturn in activity appears to be stalling."


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U.S. Gasoline Prices Hit 6 Month High, Keep Rising

The average price of gas in the United States is now at $2.22, up 8 cents over last week, hitting a 6-month high. This, in stark contrast to February’s ultra-low gas prices of $1.68 per gallon - a level that had not been since the end of 2008. The 30% surge off the lows is the largest seasonal spike since 2007...


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