Hopes Dim For 'Imminent' Nuclear Deal As US Blames Iran For Salman Rushdie Attack

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Ned Price: "It's no secret Iranian regime has been central to threats against Salman Rushdie's life."


The "Big Short" Michael Burry Liquidates Entire Portfolio, Holds Just One Stock At End Of Q2

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At least the Big Short puts his money where his mouth is... or rather pulls his money as the case may be.


Nomura Warns This Week's OpEx Is "Real": Massive Amount Of Delta Could Spark "De-Risking Flow"

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...potential for a “Gamma Unclenching” on the Index level, which could then open the window for “Volatility expansion”...


Rand Paul Calls For Repeal Of "Egregious" Espionage Act

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“The espionage act was abused from the beginning to jail dissenters”


Top US Cruise Lines Cancel Sailings Amid Labor Shortage

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"After what I witnessed in June, I canceled my Carnival cruises for the rest of this year."


Why Is The UN Promoting A Kind Of Food Production Proven To Reduce Yields, Raise Prices, And Topple Governments?

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What’s going on? Why is the United Nations promoting a kind of food production proven to reduce yields, raise prices, and topple governments? And what can be done to stop it?


Zimbabwe Hails Success Of Gold Coin Issuance - Lower Denominations Coming

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"There is no other better product that can be used to store value other than gold," says central bank official


"It's Time To Fasten Our Seat Belts"

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What else is there to do about the ongoing shift from developed to emerging market norms in the West?


Pfizer CEO Albert Bourla Tests Positive For COVID-19

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“I would like to let you know that I have tested positive for COVID19...”


Shocking Footage Reveals Rhine's Dried Up Riverbeds As Water Levels Continue To Fall

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"The current water levels on the Middle and Lower Rhine are currently at an exceptionally low level for this time of year." 


Arizona 'Has Had Enough,' Starts Stacking Shipping Containers In Border Wall Gaps

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"We can’t wait any longer..."


Time for VIX

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you do not buy a house insurance after it has started burning...

US Stock Bears Refuse to Budge Even as Rally Continues

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Net-short non-commercial positions in S&P 500 futures -- a gauge of bearish bets on the US stock benchmark -- grew again last week and remain at the highest since June 2020.


"Covid Is Here to Stay," CDC Concedes After Two Years Of Orwellian Hysteria

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About two and a half years after the draconian Covid-response experiment began, as the American public's patience is running thin heading into mid-terms, the CDC has finally changed its tune on the virus.


Dan Loeb Reveals New Disney Stake, Urges Cost-Cutting, "Board Refresh", ESPN Spinoff

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"This quarter’s results are an important proof point that Disney’s complex transformation is succeeding and our confidence in Disney’s current trajectory is such that we have, in recent weeks, repurchased a significant stake in the Company."


Oil Plunges, Sending Energy Stocks Sharply Lower: Here's What Driving The Selloff

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What's driving oil lower? Three things...


Mexican National Guard Deployed To Tijuana Amid Eruption Of Cartel-Fueled Violence

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The question remains if Baja California has returned to normal after a weekend of cartel violence or if it will persist through the week. 


Homebuilder Confidence Plummets For 8th Consecutive Month, Worst Slump Since 2007 Crash

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"In a troubling sign that consumers are now sitting on the sidelines due to higher housing costs, the August buyer traffic number in our builder survey was 32, the lowest level since April 2014."


An Unjustified Fear Of Nuclear Energy Is Holding The Industry Back

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While nuclear power does have problems associated with its cost and its environmental impact, the safety issues that are frequently pointed to by detractors are greatly exaggerated.  


Beijing Starts More Live Fire Drills Around Taiwan To Protest Democratic Senator Markey's Visit

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"This is a resolute counterstrike and solemn deterrence to the consecutive provocations by the US and Taiwan that undermine peace and stability across the Taiwan Strait."