Friday, March 31, 2017

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People Are Ditching Chicago In Record Numbers As Windy City Leads U.S. In Population...

In just the latest sign that things are about to get a whole lot worse for the city of Chicago, especially in their efforts to deal with that pesky little $130...

Valeant: The End Of The Michael Pearson Era

Authored by Roddy Boyd via The Southern Investigative Reporting Foundation, Valeant Pharmaceuticals International, the corporate poster-child for price-gouging, tax-inversion and hedge-fund manager wealth destruction quietly severed all ties with J. Michael Pearson,...

Meet “Thankful Beggar” Seth Williams – Philadelphia's Most-Corrupt Politician Of The Year

Investigators accused the city’s cash-strapped top prosecutor of repeatedly selling his influence and offering to intervene in a case on behalf of one wealthy benefactor. In exchange, they said, Williams accepted...

Vote Fiasco Leads To Longest Dow Losing Streak Since Election, VIX At 2017 Highs

Freedom Caucus To Trump/Ryan: "None Shall Pass"... Today's stock market (much more so than bonds and FX) was beholden to healthcare headlines all day...The Dow closed red - for the sixth day...

The Divided Deep State Is A Symptom, Not The Disease

Authored by Charles Hugh-Smith via OfTwoMinds blog, If we understand the profound political disunity fracturing the nation and its Imperial Project, we understand the Deep State must also fracture along the same...

Pentagon Denies Trying To Shelve Study That Found $125 Billion In Waste

The Defense Department on Tuesday denied it tried to quash a 2015 study that found it could save $125 billion in noncombat administrative programs but admitted it has so far only...

Vote Chaos: McConnell Says No Vote Until Monday As Ryan Delays Presser “Until Further...

With the time for today's critical vote rapidly approaching, traders, pundits and the general population were eagerly looking forward to Paul Ryan's rescheduled 3:30pm press conference (it was originally supposed to...

Trader Warns: Forget The Healthcare Bill, “The Psychological Damage Has Been Done”

"The psychological damage done to U.S. equities and the dollar should not be underestimated," warns Bloomberg's Mark Cudmore, adding that "the good times for both won’t be returning soon." I originally thought...

Dow Slides: Gasparino Says “No Deal” After Freedom Caucus Leaves White House

Having rallied on news that The Freedom Caucus gave President a 'standing ovation' upon his entry, Fox Business' Charlie Gasparino reports that The Freedom Caucus has just left without agreement... interesting: @freedomcaucus...

Sears Enters Death Spiral: Vendors Halt Shipments, Insurers Bail

When we commented yesterday morning on the unexpected "going concern" notice in Sears' just filed 10-K which sent the stock crashing, we pointed out the immediate spin provided by Eddie Lampert's...

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