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Are Tim Cook's Days As CEO Numbered?

"Maybe it’s time to focus on the product, rather than the political... Tim Cook really doesn’t have a lot things to hang-his-hat on, but for Apple’s stock price under his tutelage... Everything else since the passing of Jobs has been nothing more than a derivative of what Jobs had already begun or envisioned for the near future."

Global Markets Bounce As Germany, China, Spain Lift World Stocks, Turkey Crash Ignored

S&P futures rebounded and edged higher as European stocks gain, led by Spanish shares after mass demonstrations in favor of Spanish unity and speculation Catalonia may back down on unilateral independence demands, while Chinese mainland stocks reopened catching up to gains missed during the holiday week following last weekend's RRR cut.

Is This The Geopolitical Shift Of The Century?

"The emergence of a Russian-Iranian-Turkish triangle is the new reality. The Western hegemony in the MENA region has ended, and not in a shy way, but with a long list of military conflicts and destabilization..."

Flatliners - Dead Market Walking

"...all risk has been flat-lined in this grand central bank experiment...  but any trader staring at the tape knows that we find ourselves in the most compressed price environment in history. This is not normal, there’s no heartbeat..."

The Waiting Is The Hardest Part

"During the peaking process, the siren call to join the party is incredibly hard to resist. Waiting out the irrational exuberance leading up to a market top is painful. Profitable returns are everywhere. How can you turn down making such easy money? As Tom Petty sympathized: The waiting is the hardest part."

Dollar Surge Continues Ahead Of Jobs Report; Europe Dips As Catalan Fears Return

World stocks eased back from record highs and fell for the first time in eight days, as jitters about Catalonia’s independence push returned while bets on higher U.S. interest rates sent the dollar to its highest since mid August; S&P 500 futures were modestly in the red ahead of hurricane-distorted nonfarm payrolls data

Anna Bono: "There's No Future For Africans In Europe"

"...all the time the myth that Europe is the land of unlimited wealth for all young Africans exists, there is simply no hope of preventing them from arriving here only to find themselves without a job, without their families, without knowing anything about our way of life. In short, without a future."