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“Yesterday Never Happened” – Stocks Stage Furious Melt-Up , Crypto-Crash Stalls

"Here, hold my beer..." Today was The Dow's biggest point gain since the election - to a new record high above 26,100 (NOTE again that...

Military response to gang violence an option – Swedish PM

Sweden’s PM Stefan Lofven has not ruled out deploying the military to clamp down on organized crime, local media says. He indicated, however, that...

South Korean Petition Against Crypto Regulation Gets 200K Signatures, Government Must Respond

This morning, Jan. 17, a South Korean petition against the regulation of virtual currency reached the amount of signatures required to compel a response...

Trump Fires Trade War Shots: “If There Is A Trade War With China, There...

With Reuters having published the part of its exclusive Trump interview in which the president discusses North Korea and Russia, and in which he...

CDC Cancels Nuke Talk, Warns About “Widespread” Flue Epidemic

In late December, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announced that it would conduct a briefing on January 16 regarding the “public health response to a...

Trump: “Very Possible” Crisis With North Korea Can’t Be Resolved Peacefully

In an exclusive interview with Reuters, President Trump said on Wednesday that Russia is helping North Korea get supplies in violation of international sanctions...

Hamilton: A 50% Fall In Net Worth Likely Dead Ahead…

Authored by Chris Hamilton via Econimica blog, Private investment (yellow line in the chart below) makes up just under 17% of US GDP, government consumption...

“He Slipped Up”: The One Thing Bannon Told Congress Yesterday That Could Haunt Trump

As discussed earlier, one of the major concerns about Steve Bannon's closed-door testimony before the House Intelligence Committee on Tuesday, is that he refused...

US shutdown looms amid immigration feud

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Congress has until Friday to pass a bill keeping the government open The US...

Nigeria gunmen kidnap two US and two Canadian citizens

Image copyright Reuters Two American and two Canadian citizens have been kidnapped near the northern city of Kaduna, Nigeria, police say. Two...

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Chinese Treasury Holdings Slide To Lowest Since July

In the aftermath of Bloomberg's report from last week that China may slow down or reverse its Treasury purchases should the US trigger trade...

Anderson Silva Says Demetrious Johnson is the Real G.O.A.T.

Anderson Silva Demetrious is the Real G.O.A.T. EXCLUSIVE UFC legend Anderson Silva says he's NOT the greatest MMA fighter of all time -- telling...

Get out the way: Russian warplanes land on highway as part of tactical drill...

Russia's military turned a highway into a runway for its fighter jets and bombers so that pilots could train landing on unprepared surfaces. Traffic on...