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Puerto Rico Is About To Default: Your Complete Guide To An Island Debt Debacle





It's almost game over for Puerto Rico. The commonwealth is racing to restructure some $72 billion in debt and next week, Padilla will need to decide between a partial default on a $354 million bond payment and ensuring that the government can continue to provide basic services. 

 
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Look Out Troika, Portugal Names Socialist Antonio Costa Prime Minister





In a move that ends a weeks-long political stalemate, Portugal's President Anibal Cavaco Silva has named Socialist leader Antonio Costa PM. Due to Costa's alliance with the Left Bloc and the Communists, many worry the stage is now set for a showdown with Brussels, the IMF, and Berlin.

 
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Fractional-Reserve Banking is Pure Fraud, Part I





This is a commentary which should never have needed to be written. 

 
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European Governments Hold "Secret" Meeting To Dismantle Borderless Travel





According to The Times, EU leaders are holding "secret" meetings to discuss the future of Europe's cherished Schengen Agreement which allows for passport-free travel within the bloc. As one unnamed diplomat put it, "the current system is simply not working."

 
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Guest Post: The End Of Obamaworld





Obamaworld is gone. We live again in an us-versus-them country in an us-versus-them world. And we shall likely never know another.

 
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5 Myths Regarding the Paris Terror Attacks





Instead of Listening to Idiots Talking Their Book ... Let's Fact-Check the Myths

 
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Frontrunning: November 20





  • French, U.S. Troops Enter Mali Hotel as Gunmen Hold Hostages (BBG)
  • Top suspect seen on CCTV in metro during Paris attacks (Reuters)
  • Paris Attacks’ Alleged Ringleader, Now Dead, Had Slipped Into Europe Unchecked (WSJ)
  • Global shares march on as alarm bells ring for metals (Reuters)
  • European Stocks Rise With Asian Shares as Zinc, Ringgit Advance (BBG)
  • World leaders arrive for summit amid heavy security (Reuters)
 
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Why US Equities Are Rallying (In 1 Simple Chart)





One more time: It’s not Paris, Greece, China, Ebola, Fed rate-hike or not, etc... Nothing matters but OPEX...

 
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The Fed Has Set the Stage For a Stock Market Crash





The Fed has conditioned investors to ignore fundamentals, valuations, and the business cycle. As a result, we are in another bubble that will burst as all bubbles do.

 
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Physical Sales Surge, as Paper Prices Plummet





People are scared, the market is uncertain and the world is for all intents and purposes in a constant state of turmoil and flux.

 
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Paris Attack "Mastermind" Killed In Police Raid





"Paris prosecutor says Abaaoud was been identified dead at the scene by his fingerprints. His body was found "riddled with impacts."

 
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European Union Challenged From Right And Left, "Maybe Too Much To Endure"





The heinous ISIS attack in Paris is a game changer in Europe. In addition to the horrific amount of individual casualties, the attack has also threatened severe damage to the long term survivability of the European Union as a political entity. Based on the unpopularity and unfeasibility of immigration controls under the EU's Schengen Plan, the events have opened up the Union to renewed attacks from the right, just as its support from the left is crumbling as a result of opposition to EU-mandated fiscal austerity. This two-front onslaught may be too much for the Union to endure.
 
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German Interior Minister Says Suicide Bomber's Syrian Passport "May Have Been Planted"





Overnight none other than the German Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere said that the "Syrian passport found next to a suicide bomber in the Paris terror attacks may have been planted." “There are indications that this was a planted lead, but it still can’t be ruled out that this was indeed an IS terrorist posing as a refugee,” he told reporters in Berlin on Tuesday, referring to Islamic State, which France blames for organizing the violence.

 
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Meanwhile In Greece... Farmers Throw Oranges, Police Toss Teargas Grenades





In the first major protest by farmers in several years, bus-loads of men and women arrived from across Greece to protest the looming over-taxation and social security changes exclaiming that these government-enforced, Quadriga-mandated changes will affect the country’s primary production and crash those who sole income comes from farming, breeding and fishing. The infamous Syntagma Square saw oranges and water bottles met with police tear gas and sound cannons as European social tension continues to roil...

 
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Frontrunning: November 18





  • Security jitters drive European investors back to safe havens (Reuters)
  • Global Anti-ISIS Alliance Begins to Emerge (WSJ)
  • Merkel says cancelling soccer match was 'responsible' decision (Reuters)
  • Paris attacker may have had accomplice on journey through Balkans (Reuters)
  • Drop Assad demands if you want to unite against Islamic State: Russia to West (Reuters)
  • Putin sets up commission to combat terrorism financing (Reuters)
 
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