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US Backed "Rebels" Execute Russian Pilots While Parachuting, Caught On Tape

If Putin was angry when Turkey shot down a Russian plane, which may or may not have crossed Turkish territory - reports on both sides are conflicting - he will be absolutely livid to learn that, according to Turkey's Dogan News, the Russian pilots who had parachuted in an attempt to save their lives after the plane was shot down, had been executed while parachuting down by local rebels, which considering the video released earlier belonged to the Free Syrian Army, are same "rebels" who are funded directly by the CIA.

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Suspects Armed With Kalashnikovs Take Hostages In French Town Near Belgian Border

Although details are still sparse, Roubaix is very close to the border with Belgium which certainly leads one to wonder if there's a connection with the ongoing search for two unidentified terror suspects as well as the eighth Paris attacker Salah Abdeslam:

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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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At Least A Dozen Killed In Tunisian Capital As ISIS Targets Presidential Guards

Five months (nearly to the day) after a gunman stormed the popular resort of Port El Kantaoui, north of Sousse in Tunisia killing 38 people including 30 British citizens with a Kalashnikov, multiple sources are reporting that an explosion in the capital has hit a bus carrying presidential guards.

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Global Bond Markets: Where Did All the Liquidity Go?

The world is awash with debt. With central banks increasing their balance sheets through quantitative easing, simultaneously pushing down interest rates and taking huge chunks of the market out of circulation, investors have had to stray beyond developed market government bonds in search of yield.

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Case-Shiller Home Prices Rise At Fastest Pace In 6 Months (Despite NAR Reporting Falling Prices)

After 3 straight months of home price declines, August and now September have seen the usual seasonal pattern unfolding as Case-Shiller reports 0.61% rise in September (double the +0.3% expectations). Of course this runs in the face of NAR's 4 month decline in median home prices, but who's quibbling. Notably, 2015 is playing out almost exactly the same as 2014... winter is coming.

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Turkish F-16s Shoot Down Russian Su-24 Warplane Near Syria Border

Futures tumble and bond yields slide following news that Turkish F-16s have taken down a Russian Su-24 fighter jet near the Syria border. Russia confirms its plane was downed but claims the plane was over Syrian territory for the entire flight.

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Frontrunning: November 24

  • Turkey downs Russian warplane near Syria border, Moscow denies airspace violation (Reuters)
  • Investors seek safety in bonds, yen after Turkey downs Russian jet (Reuters)
  • Donald Trump Is Not Backing Down (BBG)
  • Uber's Exposure May Grow as U.S. Drivers Seek 57.5 Cents a Mile (BBG)
  • U.S. issues global travel alert as manhunt continues for Paris attackers (Reuters)
  • Stung by Oil, Distressed-Debt Traders See Worst Losses Since '08 (BBG)
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Markets Swoon On News Terrorist's Explosive Belt Was Found In Paris Trash Can

Authorities in Belgium have extended threat level 4 (the highest) for Brussels on Monday which presumably means that a "serious and imminent" threat still exists. One of the 15 people arrested over the weekend was charged in connection with the Paris attack and the going assumption is that police are still looking for two unidentified men, one Jihadi John accomplice, and Salah Abdeslam. 

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Soaring Global Debt – The Reality Check in Numbers

The debt to GDP ratio for the entire world is 286%.  In other words, global debt is almost 3 times the size of the world economy.  Both public and private debt are exploding and - despite what mainstream economists think - 141 years of history shows that excessive private debt can cause depressions.

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The Rats and The Sinking Ship

Yes, what we are about to show you is simply a collection of anecdotal data points.

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Europe Demands Access To All SWIFT Data To "Combat Terrorism Funding"

On Friday, we previously reported that "Europe Cracks Down On Bitcoin, Virtual Currencies To "Curb Terrorism Funding." That was the appetizer because today we read, again with little surprise, that "as part of a push to clamp down on the financing of militant groups" French Finance Minister Michel Sapin European said that authorities need to be able to tap into data from the SWIFT bank payments network.

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"High Profile" CEO Of China Brokerage "Disappears": "Company Says Can't Find Him"

On November 18, the Chairman and CEO of Guotai Junan went missing, and given what we know about China's crackdown on anyone suspected of engaging in activities that might send stocks lower, you know what that means...

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You Stupid, Stupid Boy! (Education of an Investor)

If you think you're fighting the market, or the banks, or the Fed, you're dead wrong!

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