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Michael Hudson: America's Monetary Imperialism

"...the conflict between creditors and democracy, between oligarchy and economic growth (and indeed, survival) will remain the defining issue of our epoch over the next generation..."

Dow Hits Record 24,000, Europe Jumps As Euphoria Returns After Tech Rout

Despite a Wednesday dive in high-flying U.S. tech stocks on worries their boom may have peaked following a MS downgrade, which presured Asian stocks leading to a slide in Hong Kong and South Korean share, on Thursday morning the dip buyers have emerged and both European stocks and US equity futures are once again solidly in the green as yesterday's tech selloff is quickly forgotten.

"OPEC's Quagmire": Goldman Is Very Worried The Cartel Is About To Blow This Meeting

"With the rhetoric not matching the logic for the first time in years, we believe that the outcome of this meeting is much more uncertain than usual... We view risks to oil prices as skewed to the downside this week as we believe that current prices, timespreads and positioning already reflect a high probability of a nine month extension."