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Global Stocks Rebound As Geopolitical Tensions Subside; Europe Surges On Report Of More ECB Easing





Following yesterday's dramatic geopolitical shock, U.S. equity index futures rise as Russia has not escalated the confrontation with Turkey as some had feared, while Asian shares fall, reversing earlier gains. European stocks are rallying and the euro is falling on the back of a Reuters report that the ECB is mulling new measures to prop up lending, although it’s not clear at this point what the real impact from these measures would be.

 
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It's A Fake, Fake, Fake America





"Fake", a simple definition: something that is not what it purports to be, a worthless imitation passed off as genuine; an impostor or charlatan.

Example: “American society is extraordinarily fake; filled with lies, fraud, facades, mirages, deception, disinformation, misinformation, propaganda and brainwashing.”

 
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Tiffany Tumbles After Missing EPS, Slashing Guidance; Blames Strong Dollar, "Volatile, Uncertain Conditions"





Once upon a time, luxury jewelry retailer Tiffany was seen as the bellwether for the global market, however not so much in the New Paranormal when as a result of the company over-reliance on China, and a new focus on aspirational middle-class consumers, the stock had recently been trading at levels not seen in over two years. Things went from bad to worse this morning when the company reported its latest disappointing earning, in which it also slashed full year guidance, blaming a strong dollar, lower tourist spending, as well as "volatile, uncertain economic and market conditions in the U.S. and other regions."

 
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Abe Scrambles To Keep ADB Relevant As Xi Dispenses "Belt" Whipping





The global economic order is shifting beneath the feet of Washington and Tokyo as Xi marches ahead with "One Belt, One Road" and prepares to extend the first loans from the China-led development bank that embarrassed the Obama administration earlier this year. 

 
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Futures Rise, Global Stocks Set For Best Week In Six Unfazed By Terrorism Concerns





Futures are modestly higher in early trading having tracked the USDJPY once again almost tick for tick, with the carry trade of choice rising to 123 shortly after Mario Draghi's latest speech pushed the dollar strong initially only to see most gains promptly evaporate against both the Yen and the Euro. European shares are likewise little changed, after gaining earlier, while Asian stocks rise; oil also advanced in early trading only to drop to its lowest overnight level moments ago, a few dimes over $40, with aluminum and copper both posting modest increases.

 
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World Gold Council Continues To Hide Insatiable Chinese Gold Demand





How can so much gold be supplied to China without someone buying it and thus being genuine demand? It cannot. Chinese gold demand as disclosed by the World Gold Council (WGC) is fallacious. We were already missing 2,500 tonnes from the WGC numbers and now we have to add another 604 tonnes...

 
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It's Official - Biggest Nino Ever - Killer La Nina to Follow





-If you're thinking of buying that dream house on the ocean in the Sunbelt, wait a year - there will be some bargains. If you're a seller - call the broker soon....

 
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To Thrive During the Global Currency Wars, Don't Believe Your Own Hype (Lessons Learned From Rousey v. Holm)





In a subject as dry as global finance, I often I like to extract lessons from other areas of interest and relate them to investing strategies to turn typically dry subjects into a more compelling and interesting read. Today, I discuss investing lessons learned from UFC 193 Rousey v. Holm.

 
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Frontrunning: November 16





  • Belgian Police 'Arrest' Public Enemy No.1 (Sky News)
  • France Widens Crackdown at Home as Bombs Rain on Islamic State (BBG)
  • Putin Goes From G-20 Pariah to Player at Obama Turkey Talk (BBG)
  • Paris Attacks: 150 Raids as France Goes to 'War With Terrorism' (NBC)
  • 'Rocket Launcher Found' In French Police Raids (Sky)
  • Geopolitical worries lift oil after Paris attacks, but glut weighs (Reuters)
  • Japan's economy falls back into recession again (BBC)
 
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Another Bubble Bursts: Ultra Luxury London Home Prices Tumble 12%





“The bubble may already have burst” for the most expensive homes, Barber said. Now, "36 percent of all properties currently on the market across prime central London are being marketed at a lower price than they were originally listed at, with the average reduction in price being 8.5 percent."

 
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Australian Media Throws Up All Over 'Stellar' Jobs Report: "Don't Believe The Jobs Figures!"





"the seasonally adjusted labour force estimates from the Australian Bureau of Statistics for October sound incredible and they should be treated as just that: not credible.  Don't believe politicians as they gloat and claim credit. Don't believe the wire services when they report the estimates as fact....  The former chief statistician recently said the data was not worth the paper it was written on."

 
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