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Frontrunning: October 31

  • FBI in Internal Feud Over Clinton Probe (WSJ)
  • As Clinton struggles, Trump tries to raise doubts (Reuters)
  • Dollar shakes off Clinton FBI scare, global stocks stay spooked (Reuters)
  • Mark Carney stands ready to serve 8-year term at Bank of England (FT)
  • Clinton Team Questions FBI Director’s Motive (WSJ)
  • OPEC Splits Prevent Deal With Other Producers to Curb Supply (BBG)

"Things Have Become Quite Precarious"

"Undeniably, Yellen’s main accomplishment is that she primes the pump for Wall Street and the big banks so they can siphon off the accrued livelihood of the hoi polloi.  All the while she mucks around with the lives of hundreds of millions of people in ways that only the most ardent of central planners could find pleasure slobbering over."

Podesta Part 23: Wikileaks Releases Another 700 Emails; Total Is Now 36,891

Down the final stretch in the presidential race which has just over one week left, Wikileaks continues its ongoing broadside attack against the Clinton campaign with the relentless Podesta dump, by unveiling another 701 emails in the latest, Part 23 of its Podesta release, bringing the total emails released so far to exactly 36,891.

Merkel Accuses Facebook, Google Of "Distorting Perception", Wants Access To Algorithms

"These algorithms, when they are not transparent, can lead to a distortion of our perception, they narrow our breadth of information" said the German chancellor adding that “the algorithms must be made public, so that one can inform oneself as an interested citizen on questions like: what influences my behavior on the internet and that of others?"

How Half Of America Lost Its F**king Mind

It really does feel like the worst of both worlds: all the ravages of poverty, but none of the sympathy. "Blacks burn police cars, and those liberal elites say it's not their fault because they're poor. My son gets jailed and fired over a baggie of meth, and those same elites make jokes about his missing teeth!" You're everyone's punching bag, one of society's last remaining safe comedy targets.

We Can Prove the Podesta Emails Released by Wikileaks Are Authentic... Here's How

While most with half a brain, or an ounce of honesty left, are already confident in their authenticity, a key tactic of corrupt Democratic operatives has been to try to cast doubt on them being real in order to sway the minds of some of our more cerebrally challenged fellow citizens. As such, any technical proof that the emails are genuine is of great significance...

Frontrunning: October 20

  • Global stocks nudge higher after final U.S. presidential debate (Reuters)
  • Trump, Clinton Double Down: Final Debate By the Numbers (BBG)
  • Will Trump accept election's outcome? 'I will keep you in suspense' (Reuters)
  • After Sedate Start, Trump Takes the Bait (WSJ)
  • ‘Rigged’ Election Charge Takes Spotlight (WSJ)

The WSJ Warns America: "You've Been Played"

"Mrs. Clinton, like Nixon in 1972, may not get a honeymoon no matter how big her win. The debate we aren’t having in the campaign, we will continue not to have: how to foster a modern state that doesn’t metastasize corruption, cronyism, elites helping themselves. "