Global Stocks Rise Amid Strong Economic Data; Yen Drops To 2 Month Low As Oil Resumes Slide

In a quiet overnight session, S&P 500 futures are fractionally in the green (2,426, +0.2%) with European and Asian stocks as oil drops second day after an initial ramp higher amid speculation that LIbya and Nigeria may be asked to cap their production. Nasdaq 100 Index are again higher, following the biggest daily advance in more than a week, up 0.4% as of 6:20 a.m. in New York.

Europe's Mass Migration: The Leaders Vs. The Public

"...I would like to remind [those in Europe who try to change the migration agenda we have adopted] to be serious about this and not to give in to these base reactions that I do not like..." - Jean-Claude Juncker

"Europe must make it more difficult for Africans to reach the continent via the current transit routes." - Bill Gates

The Unspeakable Crime Of Viktor Orban

"The unspeakable crime of V. Orbán is his insistence on acting in the interests of his citizens not to the self-declared arrogant unelected Commissars in Brussels...It‘s becoming crystal clear to more and more European citizens that the monster that is Brussels today does not represent the true interests of EU citizens..."

Why Hamburg Was The Perfect Storm For G-20 Chaos (In 1 Simple Chart)

"...according to the Hamburg police force [before this week's riots], there are 1,090 known left wing extremists residing in the city, 620 of which are considered to be prone to violence... at least 640 Salafists living in Hamburg. 310 of these have been classified as jihadist."

Still Living In Propaganda-ville

The stakes in U.S.-Russia relations could not be higher – possible nuclear conflagration and the end of civilization – but the U.S. mainstream media is still slouching around in "propaganda-ville"...

What Is The World's Most Powerful Passport?

Whether you seek to explore distant lands, or you just want to sit on a remote island beach with a margarita, your passport can be your biggest travel asset. The right document grants you visa-free access to over 150+ countries, and makes applying for entry to the other places a short and easy afterthought. But, a passport can also be your biggest liability.