Two missiles fired from rebel-held territory in Yemen landed near an American destroyer in the Red Sea, the U.S. Navy said Monday, the second such launch targeting ships in the crucial international waterway in recent days. AP reports that the missile launches Sunday came as a ballistic missile fired from Yemen apparently targeted a Saudi air base near the Muslim holy city of Mecca, the deepest strike yet into the kingdom by Shiite rebels and their allies.
The gold trading Commitment of Traders (COT) report, released Friday, shows the peculiarly timed gold sell off and much needed wash out of speculative longs out of the gold futures market last week sets gold up for lower prices, prior to moving higher again.
While the entire nation was transfixed on last night's latest, and most scandalous yet "debate", in which there was little actual debating and a lot of talking points and character assassination attempts, index futures were little changed throughout Sunday's 90 minutes event, suggesting that no clear winner had emerged on either side.
"The 46 trillion euros figure sounds gigantic, but it is completely misleading. The real risk is far lower" Deutsche Bank's Chief Risk Officer Stewart Lewis told Welt am Sonntag. There is just one problem with this statement: Lewis made an almost identical promise that "Deutsche Bank is fine" two months ago. As it turned out, it wasn't.
While nobody has any idea what Trump's best angle of attack may be, or what the republican presidential contender will say in under three hours when the townhall-styled debate begins, it is certain that following a brief courteous open, the mudslinging on both sides will promptly escalate, resulting in one of the most memorable, "deplorable" yet entertaining slow-motion trainwrecks observed in primetime history.
"It's not just a rhetorical Russophobia, but aggressive steps that really hurt our national interests and pose a threat to our security" the Russian foreign minister said in an interview in Russia today, adding that "the Russian need to have nuclear arms for protection against US is a most negative & dangerous result of Washingtons influence on world stabilty."
"This is a very clear illustration of why there is a fundamental lack of trust from progressives for Hillary Clinton,” said Tobita Chow, chair of the People's Lobby which endorsed Sanders in the primary election. "The progressive movement needs to make a call to Secretary Clinton to clarify where she stands really on these issues and that’s got to involve very clear renunciations of the positions that are revealed in these transcripts."
While speculation that Qatar investors may come to Deutsche Bank's rescue came and went on Friday, the German lender quietly took advantage of the relentless global appetite for yield and on Friday evening Deutsche Bank issued its first US dollar-denominated bond in five months when its raised $3 billion in five year paper
"You want to oust me? You want to use the CIA? Go ahead," Duterte said in a speech in his southern home town of Davao city, while railing against US President Barack Obama. The speech follows and accusation last month in which Duterte said the CIA was plotting to kill him, but gave no specifics. "Be my guest. I don't give a shit."
An airstrike carried out by Saudi-led coalition warplanes targeting a funeral ceremony in the Yemen capital of Sanaa has killed at least 82 and injured more than 534 people, news agencies report, citing local officials. Hundreds of body parts were found inside and outside the hall after the strike.
Russia has responded to the first official accusation by US intelligence services that Moscow was behind the recent spike in political cyber attacks, saying the US lacked any proof and the formal charges were an attempt by Washington to fan "unprecedented anti-Russian hysteria", the Foreign Ministry in Moscow said.
Hurricane Matthew has stayed offshore, for the most part, preventing a "worst-case" scenario for Florida residents. That said, 1 million people have been left without power as dramatic video footage reveals the massive storm surge experienced by people choosing to ride out the storm.