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The State Of The Debt Union: Red Vs Blue States

Politics can be a divisive topic, where issues and events can polarize the population into opposite sides of the spectrum. With this in mind, Lending Club took a look at the state of debt in the United States during this Presidential election race and break down how personal debt compares between red (Republican) and blue (Democrat) states.

This Is No "New Cold War"; It's Far Worse Than That

Only M.A.D. avoided the Cold War becoming a hot war. But M.A.D. is not just a physical reality but equally importantly a mutually-shared belief-system, a belief-system that becomes no longer operative if one of the two sides switches to believe that a way exists actually to win a nuclear war - in other words, to believe that conquest of a nuclear power by another nuclear power is a real possibility.

What The World Looks Like "Ex-Africa"

If you wonder why interest rates have collapsed, its to incent fewer to spend more.  If you wonder why central bankers have seemingly gone mad, its simply a doomed rear guard action in the face of decelerating to outright shrinking numbers of people with the capability to consume.  If you wonder why your Social Security or your pension or IRA won't be there when you need them... you may want to scan the charts below...  It really is that simple.

Armed Militias Prepare For Violence In Case Of "Stolen Election"

As the most divisive presidential election in recent memory nears its conclusion, some armed militia groups are preparing for the possibility of a stolen election on Nov. 8 and civil unrest in the days following a victory by Democrat Hillary Clinton. While the "threeper" security force say they won't fire the first shot, but they're not planning to leave their guns at home, either.

US Futures Flat, Rebound From Session Lows On Rising Election Jitters

Asian stocks, S&P futures and European shares trade flat as a tightening race for the U.S. presidency spurs demand for haven assets including the yen while weighing on stocks and Mexico’s peso. A turbulent overnight session saw some early risk off following the plunge in Facebook shares and the Fox News report that an FBI probe into the Clinton foundation may lead to a "likely indictment."

5 Tricks Gun-Control Advocates Play

There's been little talk of gun control this presidential election cycle, although state-level proposals continue to make it onto state ballots. To keep pressing the issue of gun control, advocates for gun control employ several different sleight-of-hand rhetorical tricks...

Global Bond Selloff Resumes; Stocks Rise Following Strong Chinese Data

With October, the worst month for stocks since January, now in the history books S&P futures are eager to telegraph that the streak of five consecutive will end, with a modest gain of 0.3% in overnight trading, coupled with mixed global markets as the global bond selloff returned after strong Chinese economic data prompted concerns about rising global inflation.