Offshore Creditors Remain In Limbo As Evergrande Agrees To Pay Thursday's Interest On Local Bonds Only

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Is this the start of a soft Evergrande restructuring?


'10 For The Big Guy': Politico Confirms Hunter Biden's China, Ukraine Emails Are Legit

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Time for another special counsel investigation?


AUKUS Expedites The Coming EU Army & NATO's Irrelevance

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AUKUS represents the failure of the Trans-Atlantic order rising after WWII (and emboldened by the collapse of the USSR and the Warsaw Pact) to transform into this ‘New World Order’ in the sense of a unipolar American century...


Air Force Secretary Says His Priorities Are "China, China, And China"

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"We are being more effectively challenged militarily than at any other time in our history."


New Iran Leader Gives Fiery UN Speech: Sanctions Are "New Means Of War" By "US Hegemon"

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Raisi blasts both Biden & Trump policies: "The world doesn’t care about 'America First' or 'America is Back."


With Clinton Lawyer Charged, The Russiagate Scam Is Now Under Indictment

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In accusing Clinton campaign lawyer Michael Sussmann of lying to the FBI, Special Counsel John Durham offers new evidence of the fabrications behind the Trump-Russia conspiracy theory...


While Democrats Try To 'Kill Coal' In US, Asia Heads In The Opposite Direction

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"Coal demand is actually accelerating this year..."


Milley's Calls To Chinese General Could Have Jeopardized US National Security: Former Military Officials

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"...undermined US military credibility and capability by undermining the deterrent effect of U.S. firepower, both conventional and nuclear, that provides for the security of the nation..."


Apple Begins To Research Whether iPhones Can Detect Mental Health Issues

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Red flags are being raised... 


Woke Was At Its Worst Last Week In Cook County

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“We have encouraged our staff to use a racial equity lens with every policy and program,”


Police Bust Gang Members With Car Trunk "Full Of KFC" Takeout Breaching 'Strict Lockdown'

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New Zealand's 'criminal underworld' has apparently taken to smuggling fast food to deprived citizens under lockdown for quick cash...

 


JPMorgan Makes An Unexpected Discovery: Delta Variant Only "Half As Infectious As Assumed"

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"It is very possible that the Delta variant is around half as infectious as initially assumed."


House Passes Debt-Limit, Government Spending Bill, Sends It To A Senate Showdown

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...in a surprisingly close, 220-211 vote, the Dem-controlled House passed a bill that would suspend the debt ceiling into Dec 2022...if it passes the Senate which it most likely won't.


Evergrande's Impact On The Broader Junk Bond Market

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China's real estate sector comprises over 80% of China $HY and has a distress ratio of 69%.


India Seizes 3 Tons Of Heroin Allegedly Originating From Afghanistan

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...worth an estimated 200 billion rupees ($2.72 billion).


'Team Transitory' Loses Another One - OECD Warns Of Higher Inflation For Next Two Years

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"Policymakers in advanced economies should monitor these developments without delay."


'Nasser Was Not An Outlier' - Exposing The FBI's Incurable Rot

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The bureau is an institution with no shame, no remorse, and no accountability. There’s no fix for that.


Kyle Bass: President Xi Wants Evergrande Blowup To Help Lower Housing Prices

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"You still have an economy with a closed capital account they have one-way capital flows of dollars in... Now, imagine if dollars start heading out."


Subway Records Strongest August Sales In 8 Years After Brand Refresh

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Subway is drawing a direct link between the "Eat Fresh Refresh" strategy and a sales boost in the summer period, including its highest weekly average unit volume transactions in eight years.


Google To "Exercise Option" To Buy $2.1 Billion Manhattan Office Building

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This is the priciest commercial real estate deal since the pandemic began.