Trump Classified Docs Case Dismissed, Judge Finds Special Counsel Appointment Unconstitutional

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"Special Counsel Smith's appointment violates the Appointments Clause of the United States Constitution..."


MSNBC Yanks 'Morning Joe' Reportedly On Fears Of Inappropriate Trump Shooting Commentary

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they don’t think their leftist hosts can control themselves...


"I'm Supposed To Be Dead": Trump Recounts 'Surreal' Assassination Attempt

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A "very surreal experience."


What Could Drive A Trump Bull Market?

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Trump should be viewed as the favorite... and President Biden is likely to survive recent calls to step aside...


Abbott Demand Answers From CenterPoint As 260,000 Texans Still Without Power

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Around 90% of Texas households that lost power during Hurricane Beryl are CenterPoint customers...


Watch: New Video Shows Trump Shooter Climbing To Roof - People Warning Police

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More than enough opportunity for security personnel get on the radio and warn Secret Service agents on the stage to remove Trump...


Elon Musk Is Right: End The Online Censorship Racket

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...part of a massive censorship system that a federal court recently described as “Orwellian.” The sophistication of this system makes authoritarian regimes like China’s and Iran’s look like mere amateurs in censorship and blacklisting.


Key Events This Week: Republican Convention, Retail Sales, Powell Speaks And Many More Earnings

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The key economic data releases this week are the retail sales report on Tuesday and the Philly Fed manufacturing index on Thursday. There are several speaking engagements from Fed officials this week, including remarks from Chair Powell on Monday.


Strangers Unite, Raising Millions On GoFundMe For Victims Of Trump Assassination Attempt

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This is what actual unity looks like...


Inflation, Not Trump, Driving US Yield-Curve Steepening... And There's More To Come

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Market chatter is abuzz with the idea that a Trump trade is behind the dynamic, but what we are witness to is a bull steepening rather than a bear steepening...


Goldman Net Income Surges 150% As Investment Banking Misses, Credit Loss Provisions Slide

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"Both fixed-income and equity traders outpaced analysts’ estimates, while a rebounding capital-markets business helped drive better-than-expected results across much of the company’s Wall Street operations. Still, in a surprise reversal, the company pocketed less in fees from arranging mergers than JPMorgan"


"We Settle Our Differences At The Battle Box" - Biden Oval Office Speech Marred By Latest Huge Gaffe

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...another major malfunction in the biggest spotlight


The Four Factions Vying For Control Of America

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The fourth faction is you...


Here Are The Markets Moving Higher As Trump's Election Odds Rise

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"Simple breakdown is good for US equities (tax cuts/deregulation) and crypto, bad for intl export exposed stocks and bonds..." 

 


Futures Jump As Trump Assassination Attempt Boost Yields, Dollar And Supercharges Market Rotation

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“The assassination attempt reminds investors there are always potential unknowns which can potentially affect markets. If anything, it will create a floor on volatility moving forward, but how much of a rise, if any, will be a reflection of movement in the market.”


Swatch Shares Crash Most In Four Years As Profits Plunge On China Downturn 

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"The big impact is really mainly China." 


Will The Left Respect Democracy If Trump Wins?

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...and, if they don’t, what next?


Whistleblowers Asked SEC To Probe OpenAI Over Alleged Illegal NDAs

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The complainants called the matter "urgent," but it remains unclear if the SEC will open an investigation...


Censors Everywhere We Look

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"It is intolerable to us that an erroneous thought should exist anywhere in the world, however secret and powerless it may be..."


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  • European bourses are mostly lower, but sentiment has improved in recent trade; Burberry -15% and Swatch -10% both warn on China weakness; US equity futures gain
  • Dollar is subdued but still holds just above 104.00, EUR/USD at 1.09 & the Kiwi lags
  • Bonds were initially subdued in reaction to the assassination attempt on former President Trump, pressure which has since pared
  • Crude is choppy and modestly higher, XAU holds onto USD 2400/oz, Bitcoin soars past USD 62k
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