What Threat to Democracy? How does giving the American people truthful and relevant information undermine American democracy, which is the claim that is reverberating throughout the mainstream media and across Official Washington?
The news that Rex Tillerson, Exxon’s CEO, is Donald Trump’s official pick for the Secretary of State chair has sparked an outrage among Democratic and Republican legislators alike, both sides worried that his appointment would further warm relations between the U.S. and Russia. To an outsider with a limited understanding of geopolitical dynamics, this outrage would sound absurd...
The overseers of the U.S. intelligence community, the ODNI, has refused to endorse the CIA's assessment "because of a lack of conclusive evidence" that Moscow intended to boost Trump over Democratic opponent Hillary Clinton.
Last Wednesday’s order sparked a frenzy of superfast trading as other market participants piled in and a total of $3.4 billion worth of E-minis changed hands within two seconds. Here is a "deep dive" look into what happened.
The WaPo's latest "evidence-free" piece, according to which the CIA issued a "secret" assessment that Russia helped Trump win the presidency, could have tremendous consequences not only for the the Trump administration, the upcoming electoral college vote, but for the US itself.
According to leaked documents released by Edward Snowden, British intelligence spied on Israeli diplomats and military officials in 2008 and 2009, warning that "the Israelis constitute a true threat to regional security, notably because of the country’s position on the Iran issue."
Overnight, political turmoil migrated to Asia after South Korean lawmakers voted 234-56 to impeach President Park Geun-hye over accusations of bribery, abuse of power and violating her constitutional duties, setting the stage for her to become the country's first elected leader to be expelled from office in disgrace.
At 13:21:15 this afternoon, as the Dow Transports was pushing towards its record highs (for the first time in 2 years), S&P futures and the SPY ETF suddenly exploded in volume and ramped higher. In those few seconds 2 million SPY shares went through (around $450 million) and 32,000 e-mini contracts (around $3.5 billion notional) screamed through the markets...