New Evidence Reveals Iran Evaded Sanctions, Continued Nuclear Weapon Development With Venezuela

New evidence suggests Iran received help from Venezuela with its nuclear program despite a decade of U.N.-mandated sanctions aimed at curbing the rouge regime’s controversial nuclear and ballistic missile programs. A 2009 document obtained by Brazil’s leading weekly, Veja magazine, shows late dictator President Hugo Chavez signing off on the release of funds to help Iran with its nuclear ambitions.

Hedge Funds Are "All In" Again

With year-end bonuses due in just 4 months, and with hedge funds significantly underperforming the market in absolute and risk-adjusted terms as of this moment, bonuses are not looking good. So what do hedge funds do? Why go all in of course.

49ers Fans Burn Kaepernik Jerseys After 'Black-Oppression'-Protesting QB Refuses To Stand For National Anthem

The $120 Million-earning, 'black' quarterback (raised by 2 white parents) of the San Fransisco 49ers decided yesterday that in order to protest "a country that oppresses black people and people of color," he would refuse to stand during the national anthem. Colin Kaepernick's "sit in" has not gone down well with his 'fans' (or non-fans or other NFL players) with 49ers supporters burning his shirt and others demanding he be banned from playing in The NFL...

Dear Janet... A Memo From Millennials To The Fed

The Federal Reserve’s long-term influence hinges in part on its ability to convince millennials that its current policies can help push inflation closer to the central bank’s 2% goal. That’s not as easy as it sounds, because this cohort has both a different history and current relationship with this economic variable. Why?

Norway Builds A Wall, Because Migrants

The Left always complains that the United States isn't more like Europe, particularly Scandinavia, and now the joke's on them because Norway now plans to build a border wall to halt the flow of illegal migrants pouring in from Russia..."The gate and the fence are responsible measures," Deputy Justice Minister Ove Vanebo told Reuters.

Just 3 Charts

As the cracks in the vineer of central bank omnipotence grow ever wider, some brief reflection on the following three charts may awaken some 'animal' spirits of a different sort as the gap between fundamental reality and 'market' perception has never been wider...

The Blessing Of Cash (And Why Central Bankers Hate It So Much)

Cash is an unambiguously a blessing to productive workers, savers, and entrepreneurs who wish to protect their hard earned money from the crazed theories and swindling schemes promoted by statists like Rogoff and the central bankers he advises.

Nigel Farage: "Trump Is The New Reagan"

In a letter to the Daily Mail, Nigel Farage said Donald Trump is the "new Ronald Reagan" while noting again that he "would not vote for Hillary Clinton even if she paid me."

German Economy Minister: "TTIP Talks Have Failed"

In the latest blow for Obama's global trade agenda, German Economy Minister Sigmar Gabriel said that free trade talks between the EU and the US have failed, citing a lack of progress on any of the major sections of the long-running negotiations. "In my opinion the negotiations with the United States have de facto failed, even though nobody is really admitting it. [They] have failed because we Europeans did not want to subject ourselves to American demands.

Paul Craig Roberts Warns: US Is "A Dead Nation Walking"

"... the chance of nuclear war from Neoconservative intention, miscalculation or false launch warning remains high. The provocations of US/NATO military forces and missile bases on Russia’s borders are reckless as they build tensions between nuclear powers. It is in times of tension that false warnings are believed and miscalculations occur... Washington should be de-escalating tensions with Russia, not building them. So far there is no sign that the Neoconservatives are willing to give up their hegemonic agenda for the sake of life on earth."

Joe Biden Humiliated In Turkish "Appeasement" As Erdogan Bombs US Allies In Syria

The Obama administration has once again revealed the true extent of its hypocricy, as it turns a blind eye toward the trampling of human rights in Turkey, while screaming bloody murder when something similar takes place in any other part of the world. Meanwhile, Turkey's humiliation of its "partner", the US, will continue, and much to the amusement of Vladimir Putin, there is absolutely nothing Obama will do about it.