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John Podesta Unloads On “Absolutely Crazy, Unfit” Trump

Courtesy of ZeroHedge. View original post here.

John Podesta, Hillary’s former campaign manager and the target of one of the most devastating/embarrassing political email leaks of all time, sat down with Politico for a one-hour interview which served primarily to confirm that he’s still a sore loser who has simply not come to terms with the fact that he backed a flawed candidate in 2016.

One of the many topics covered was Trump’s recent firing of Jim Comey.  On this issue, Podesta seems to be in the ‘Comey was completely incompetent but Trump shouldn’t have fired him’ camp…which is a position that seemingly only makes sense to John Podesta and Maxine Waters.  Per Politico:

“It’s laughable, really laughable that Donald Trump would fire Jim Comey because of his interference which damaged Hillary Clinton. I mean, it was laughable from the very beginning,” Podesta says. “Just a complete misreading of reality.”

Like Clinton, Podesta remains adamant that Comey’s late intervention in last year’s campaign—he reopened the closed probe of Clinton’s private email server just 11 days before the voting—likely cost her the presidency. But he thinks Trump mistook their criticism of Comey for a blank check to fire the director amid the current Trump-related probe. “I still think what Jim Comey did last fall was wrong,” Podesta says, “but he shouldn’t have been fired, given the circumstances that he was leading this investigation.”

Of course, attributes like ‘consistency’ and ‘logic’ are seemingly not held in high regard by Podesta.  Take the following two tweets sent within 7 hours of each other by Podesta on May 9th.  The first tweet blasts Comey for his apparent incompetence…

The American public is getting mildly nauseous listening to Jim Comey https://t.co/fiE9zaT0x0

— John Podesta (@johnpodesta) May 9, 2017

…and the next, less than 7 hours later, defends him against his wrongful termination.

@realDonaldTrump Didn’t you know you’re supposed to wait til Saturday night to massacre people investigating you? https://t.co/dQpgWsR6ND

— John Podesta (@johnpodesta) May 9, 2017

Meanwhile, even Podesta admits that calls for Trump’s impeachment are far-fetched saying that the firing of Comey was “close to an obstruction case,” though not quite.

Ultimately it’s Trump’s fault and not the staff’s,


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Protest At Amazon Shareholder Meeting To Drop Breitbart

By VW Staff. Originally published at ValueWalk.

TUES 8AM: Plane, Protest At Amazon Shareholder Meeting Urges Retail Giant to Stop Funding Right-Wing Hate, Drop Breitbart

Care2, UltraViolet, MoveOn.org, SumOfUs, The Representation Project, Sleeping Giants Deliver 1.2 Million Signatures to Amazon Shareholder Meeting Calling on Amazon to Stop Advertising on Right-Wing Hate Website

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SEATTLE, WASHINGTON — On Tuesday, May 23rd, a coalition of progressive organizations including Care2, MoveOn.org, The Representation Project, Sleeping Giants, SumOfUs and UltraViolet, will hold a rally outside Amazon’s shareholder meeting at Fremont Studios demanding that Amazon sever ties immediately with the right-wing news outlet Breitbart over its promotion of white supremacy, bigotry, and misogyny.

WHEN: Tuesday, May 23rd.  8:30am to 10:00am PT

WHERE: Amazon’s Annual General Meeting. Fremont Studios, 155 N 35th St. Seattle, WA

At the action, the groups will deliver more than 1.2 million signatures urging the company to cut ties with Breitbart as a plane flies over the shareholder meeting with a banner reading:

“AMAZON STOP FUNDING HATE. DROP BREITBART.”

Breitbart is the white nationalist website formerly run by Trump adviser Steve Bannon. The website routinely promotes racist, sexist, and Islamophobic content with headlines like: “Birth control makes women unattractive and crazy” and “The Confederate flag proclaims a glorious heritage.” Virtually every major corporation worldwide has blocked their ads from appearing on Breitbart, but one glaring exception remains: Amazon.

With ads regularly appearing on the website, Amazon is one of Breitbart’s most visible and prolific sponsors. In November 2016, an anonymous group called Sleeping Giants launched a Twitter account to let companies know about their presence on Breitbart. Since then, they have successfully convinced more than 2,000 companies to drop their ads from the alt-right site.

Amazon has yet to comment on its relationship with Breitbart, but in March, over 560 Amazon employees signed a letter asking their employer to stop advertising on the site.

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David Stockman Sounds The Alarm – Fiscal Bloodbath, Market Crash To Occur “Between August And November”

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Authored by Daniel Lang via SHTFplan.com,

As time goes on, it’s becoming abundantly clear that Trump isn’t going to be able to prevent a major financial crisis in this country. Depending on your beliefs, that’s either because he’s inept in some way, or because he’s being hamstrung by a political system that’s determined to keep our nation on the same unsustainable path. Whatever the case may be, it seems that there is no way that we can change course at this point. We’re headed for a financial crisis, and it’s going to happen sooner rather than later.

That’s also the opinion of David Stockman, a former Congressman and director of the Office of Management and Budget under Ronald Reagan. In this interview with USA Watchdog, he reveals why the market rally that broke out after the last election, “was the greatest sucker’s rally we have ever seen.” He also explains why the economy could go off the rails this year, after our government endures a major budgetary crisis.

Earlier this month our government avoided a shutdown, because Trump decided to sign Congress’s $1.2 trillion spending bill. In effect, he postponed a serious fight with Congress for later this year.

On May 2nd he tweeted “Our country needs a good ‘shutdown’ in September to fix mess!” So clearly, next time he’s going to be a lot less compromising in his efforts to change the budget. That’s going to spawn a fight over the budget between Trump and both political parities, and according to Stockman, that’s when the next wave of our financial collapse is going to arrive.

“There will be no bid for the stock once the panic sets in.  We’re going to hit an air pocket.  The S&P 500 is going to drop by hundreds and hundreds of points sometime over the next few months as we drift into this unexpected crisis…

I would target sometime between August and November because that’s when the rubber is going to meet the road on a debt ceiling increase when they are out of cash.  Washington is going to end up in vicious political conflict over what to do about the debt ceiling. . . . It is going to be one giant fiscal bloodbath the likes of which we have


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Stocks Jump As Dollar Dumps And Bitcoin Explodes To Record Highs

Courtesy of ZeroHedge. View original post here.

Just because it made us laugh…

As Bloomberg notes, the S&P 500 climbed for the third consecutive session as President Donald Trump’s trip to Saudi Arabia netted deals that lifted defense shares. The euro remains firm having pared gains from Chancellor Angela Merkel’s comment referring to the single currency as “too weak.” The 10-year Treasury yield climbed above 2.25% while gold rose and crude climbed to the highest in a month as Saudi Arabia said all producers agree on extending output cuts. Brazil’s real trimmed losses after the top court suspended its ruling on President Temer, while Mexico’s peso gained as interest rate differentials temporarily overshadow NAFTA concerns.

NO VOLUME!!

While stocks are up 3 days in a row, they remain below the Trump-Dump levels… NOTE – each of the daily bounces have been opening gaps with little follow-through…

And “Most Shorted” stocks are now back unchanged from the Trump Dump…

S&P limped back into the green for May (Dow remains red)…

And all this while VIX was crushed back to a 10-handle…

And short-term VIX has crashed back to a 9-handle…

Energy stocks disappointed despite WTI topping $51 on the heels of positive OPEC jawboning…

But thanks to Trump’s big deal in Saudi Arabia, Aerospace & Defense stocks soared…

Treasury yields rose very modestly on the day but remain well below pre-Trump-Dump levels… (30Y hovers around 2.91%)

The Dollar Index was down once again (8th of last 9 days) to pre-Trump lows

Brazil is bouncing back a little from its devastation but notably stocks are not as excited as FX…

WTI Crude rallied to $51 and then stuck there…

Gold and Silver both gained on the day…

Finally Bitcoin was the day’s real winner, soaring over 15% on the day (up 25% since the Trump chaos last week)… smashing through $2000, $2100, $2200, and almost $2300…

Bonus Chart – One of these things is not like the other…





Manafort, Stone Give Russia Docs To Senate Intel Committee

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While Michael Flynn may refusing to comply with the Senate Intel Committee’s probe of Russian interference, two other former associates of Donald Trump complied on Monday afternoon, and according to NBC, Paul Manafort and Roger Stone have turned over documents to the Senate Intelligence Committee in its Russia investigation, providing “all documents consistent with their specific request.” As reported previously, the committee sent document requests to Manafort and Stone, as well as Carter Page and Mike Flynn, seeking information related to dealings with Russia. So far Page has not yet complied, while Flynn it was confirmed today, planned to plead the Fifth as a reason not to comply with a committee subpoena, citing “escalating public frenzy” as part of the ongoing probe.

According to NBC, the committee’s letter to Page asked him “to list any Russian official or business executive he met with between June 16, 2015 and Jan. 20, 2017. It also asked him to provide information about Russia-related real estate transactions during that period. And it seeks all his email or other communications during that period with Russians, or with the Trump campaign about Russia or Russians.”

While the precise contents is unknown, similar letters were sent to Manafort and Stone, who then sent the requested information to investigators by last Friday’s deadline.

“I gave them all documents that were consistent with their specific request,” Stone said in an email to NBC News.

A spokesman for Manafort, Jason Maloni, confirmed that Manafort turned over documents, adding that Manafort remains interested in cooperating with the Senate investigation.

NBC adds that it was too early to tell whether the documents from Manafort and Stone “suggested they had fully complied with the request.” In a parallel process, as part of the FBI’s Russia collusion investigation, federal grand juries have issued subpoenas for records relating to both Flynn and Manafort.

Meanwhile, Flynn’s assertion of the Fifth Amendment would make it difficult for the Senate to enforce its subpoena, NBC News reported citing Senate sources: “The Senate could go to court, or go ask the Justice Department to go to court to enforce it, but either actin would require the Republicans who control the chamber to agree.” Trump fired Flynn as his national security advisor in February after misleading


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Scott Adams Asks “Is It Time To End Presidential Press Briefings?”

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Authored by Dilbert Creator Scott Adams,

Personally, I enjoy watching Sean Spicer spar with the press. It’s good entertainment. But press briefings don’t make sense in 2017. And they certainly don’t make sense for a Trump presidency. I’ll tell you why.

The role of press briefings is to create two complementary illusions.

The first illusion is that the administration is providing new and useful information. That rarely happens. And when it does, it could have been done more easily in the form of a press release in response to a written inquiry. A written response can be faster than a press briefing because it doesn’t depend on a scheduled meeting time in the future.

The second illusion created by the press briefings is that “news” is being manufactured in that room. The reality is that artisanal “gotcha” moments are lovingly crafted by the press. That means the so-called news from press briefings is generally fake news, and that would be true no matter the administration in power.

It can be super-expensive for a news organization to do investigative journalism. It might take months to do the research and it can result in no story at all. But the gotcha questions at a press briefing are cheap, and they are the incubators of fake news that feed the media machine. That’s good for the press, but the public doesn’t need any of that, except for entertainment.

The other big reason for eliminating press briefings is the uniqueness of President Trump. No surrogate can speak for our current president and expect to stay consistent and accurate. The president’s persuasion system involves a lot of flexibility with the facts, as well as moving people’s attention and energy where he needs it. Realistically, no surrogate can hope to match what President Trump does, or even to stay consistent with it. And as long as the president is willing to do lots of on-camera interviews, the press should get plenty of easy-to-mine news right from the source. No press briefing needed.

Imagine, instead of press briefings, the White House creates a web page to handle questions from the press. The page would give special question-asking privileges to the legitimate press, along with follow-up privileges as needed. And answers could be provided all


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“Sell In May”… And Buy Bonds?

Courtesy of ZeroHedge. View original post here.

That SocGen’s Andrew Lapthorne has long held a cynical view of the stock market’s relentless grind higher, similar to that of his colleague Albert Edwards, is not a secret: he made as much clear in the first sentence of his latest note to client “time to sell equities to buy bonds?” in which he said that “to the apparent surprise of many, last week the S&P 500 actually fell, losing 1.82% on Wednesday alone, the worst daily return since September last year. That such a song and dance was made about it was probably more a function of the subdued nature of equity markets recently than the actual performance impact itself – after all the S&P 500 ended the week only down 0.4%.”

Still, with Lapthorne, and SocGen’s clients forced to trade the market in front of them, and not the market they wish they had, the strategist went on to propose a pair trade, which in a market engulfed by passive investing money-flow “noise”, actually makes sense – a derivative of the familiar “sell in May” trader mantra, which while applicable to stocks, is just the opposite of what one finds when looking at seasonal patterns involving Treasuries.

According to Lapthorne, “with summer fast approaching in the UK (we know this as our office air conditioning has broken down), we discussed seasonality last week with an ex-colleague and now client. There is a wealth of interesting research out there discussing and documenting seasonal trends and market moods. Sandrine Ungari on the SG Cross Asset Quant team pointed us to a paper inferring that SAD financial analysts could be at fault, and of course as is commonplace these days you can even buy a whole host of ETF’s based around seasonal trading.”

Indeed, “the evidence from the US bonds and equity markets looks compelling” the SocGen strategist explains:

With June to September among the weakest months for equities…

… but the strongest for bonds.

    

Is this summer holiday related? Lapthrone’s response: “a quick check reveals these patterns do not exist in Australia, where children are actually at school from July to September.”

SocGen’s (seasonal) recommendation: “Going on holiday? Consider Buying bonds.





The Final Show Of The Greatest Country On Earth

By Sovereign Man. Originally published at ValueWalk.

On May 31, 1866, John C. Ringling was born in Iowa to German immigrants in what felt like an extremely bleak year.

The chaos and devastation from the Civil War that had ended in 1865 were still keenly felt, and the US economy was in the midst of a deep recession

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The country was still shaken from the assassination of Abraham Lincoln.

And the new President, Andrew Johnson, was embroiled in a major political crisis with Congress that would soon lead to his impeachment.

(Johnson was also a noted buffoon, once giving a speech in early 1866 to honor George Washington in which he referred to himself over 200 times and accused Congress of plotting his assassination.)

No doubt those were some of the darkest days in US history. And it would have been hard for Mr. and Mrs. Ringling to imagine a bright future for their children.

But John and four of his brothers went on to build the most successful circus empire in modern history– the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus, known as the “Greatest Show on Earth.”

There were countless traveling circuses crisscrossing the United States in the 19th and early 20th centuries.

But what made the Ringling Brothers’ event so spectacular was sheer scale. They didn’t hold anything back– lions, tigers, elephants.

The Ringling brothers were also masters of efficient logistics.

Like Ray Kroc and Henry Ford, the brothers developed an assembly line approach to the construction, deconstruction, and transportation of their event so that they could swiftly move from town to town.

It was a spectacle itself simply to see their train of railway cars packed with exotic animals stretching on for more than a mile.

Their circus was considered the ultimate in entertainment back then, and John Ringling became one of the wealthiest men in America as a result of this success.

It seemed like the empire would last forever.

But it didn’t.

After peaking in the Roaring 20s, the circus took a major hit during the Great Depression that effectively bankrupted John Ringling, the sole surviving brother.

At the time of his death in 1936, in fact, Ringling only had about $5,500 in the bank (that’s after adjusting for inflation to 2017 dollars).

The circus limped along in the Depression and barely made it through…
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Today’s Stunted Oil Prices Could Cause Oil Price Shock In 2020

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Authored by Haley Zaremba via OilPrice.com,

As oil prices remain unsteady and OPEC continues to make headlines every hour, the world is focused on oil’s immediate future. As Saudi Arabia announces plans to slash production and move their economy away from oil dependency, many industry insiders are predicting that the now over-saturated market will reach an equilibrium with higher commodity prices by 2018 and U.S. shale production will continue to grow along with global demand.

Robert Johnston, the CEO of one of the world’s biggest political risk consultancies, is unconvinced. In a speech made at the Association of International Petroleum Negotiators’ 2017 International Petroleum Summit, Johnston laid out his concerns for the future of oil.

What I don’t hear people asking is, ‘then what?’ Are the Saudis going to maintain these production cuts forever, or at some point do they have to start reversing that? I think in 2018 they will be reversing those production cuts,he said.

These important questions aren’t getting enough attention according to Johnston, whose firm Eurasia Group foresees a fast-approaching supply gap that Saudi Arabia and U.S. oil may not be able to fill.

Eurasia Group forecasts about 7 million barrels per day (MMbbl/d) of new crude supply by 2022. This includes about 5 MMbbl/d of U.S. shale growth and about 2 MMbbl/d from oil sands and deepwater extraction. But by the year 2022, another 15 MMbbl/d of new supply may be needed, as demand trends predict an annual growth rate of about 1 MMbbl/d. With this kind of impending discrepancy between supply and demand, the industry needs to start looking for new sources of oil, and quickly.

Despite the recent dip in oil prices, industry experts have been predicting a supply-gap and rising oil prices for years. This is due in large part to an oil investment drought marked by two year of consecutive decline, a statistic that has no precedent in the oil industry. This year a report by the International Energy Agency concluded that if oil investment remains stagnant over the next few years, by 2020 we will see a significant increase in the price of oil as global demand continues to climb.

The IEA’s Executive Director Fatih Birol addressed these findings in a keynote address


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Flynn Blames “Escalating Public Frenzy” For Refusal To Comply With Subpoena

Courtesy of ZeroHedge. View original post here.

Several hours after the AP reported that former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn would refuse to comply with a Senate subpoena, nor produce requested documents as he prepared to plead the Fifth, his lawyers explained that a daily “escalating public frenzy against him” and the Justice Department’s appointment of a special counsel “have created a legally dangerous environment for him to cooperate with a Senate investigation.”

That’s the explanation provided in a letter that was written on behalf of the former national security adviser and obtained by The Associated Press under President Donald Trump. It also sounds very much like a cop out.

Earlier in the day, a Republican member of the Senate Intelligence Committee said “we will get to the truth one way or another” even though former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn is citing Fifth Amendment protections in the panel’s investigation into Russia. Sen. James Lankford tweeted that it is Flynn’s right to invoke his constitutional right against self-incrimination as part of the probe into interference in the 2016 elections. The Oklahoma lawmaker tweeted: “We need facts, not speculation & anonymous sources.”

Democratic Sen. Dianne Feinstein said Flynn’s move was “unfortunate but not unexpected” and the committee would gain information in other ways.

Flynn’s letter, which was sent on Monday by Flynn’s legal team to the Senate Intelligence committee, also lays out the case for Flynn to invoke his Fifth Amendment protection against self-incrimination and his decision not to produce documents in response to a congressional subpoena.

The letter also says that the current context of the Senate’s investigation into Russia’s meddling in the 2016 election threatens that “any testimony he provides could be used against him.” He is probably right, espeically if he is guilty, although by pleading the Fifth, it is virtually assured that at least the court of public opinion has turned largely against the former Lt. General, with the only question on people’s minds is what is Flynn hiding. Perhaps the answer will be revealed either today or in the coming days as part of the now daily release of WaPo/NYT bombshell dump, which tends to hit just after the market closes.





 
 
 

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Protest At Amazon Shareholder Meeting To Drop Breitbart

By VW Staff. Originally published at ValueWalk.

TUES 8AM: Plane, Protest At Amazon Shareholder Meeting Urges Retail Giant to Stop Funding Right-Wing Hate, Drop Breitbart

Care2, UltraViolet, MoveOn.org, SumOfUs, The Representation Project, Sleeping Giants Deliver 1.2 Million Signatures to Amazon Shareholder Meeting Calling on Amazon to Stop Advertising on Right-Wing Hate Website

By Szk7788 (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 or GFDL], via Wikimedia CommonsSEATTLE, WASHINGTON — On Tuesday, May 23rd, a coalition of progress...



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Stocks Jump As Dollar Dumps And Bitcoin Explodes To Record Highs

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Just because it made us laugh...

As Bloomberg notes, the S&P 500 climbed for the third consecutive session as President Donald Trump’s trip to Saudi Arabia netted deals that lifted defense shares. The euro remains firm having pared gains from Chancellor Angela Merkel’s comment referring to the single currency as “too weak.” The 10-year Treasury yield climbed above 2.25% while gold rose and crude climbed to the highest in a month as Saudi Arabia said all producers agree on extending output cuts...



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Catalonia Threatens Immediate Declaration of Independence if Spain Doesn't Approve Referendum

Courtesy of Mish.

The constitutional crisis in Spain may be coming to a head quickly according to a leaked document on a “Secret Law for Catalonia Independence” as reported by El Pais.

Spain’s Attorney General José Manuel Maza is set to examine the legality of a plan outlined by the regional government of Catalonia to activate immediate secession from Spain if the central government in Madrid stops it from holding a vote on independence – something it is planning on doing in Septembe...



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Swing trading portfolio - week of May 22nd, 2017

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This post is for all our live virtual trade ideas and daily comments. Please click on "comments" below to follow our live discussion. All of our current  trades are listed in the spreadsheet below, with entry price (1/2 in and All in), and exit prices (1/3 out, 2/3 out, and All out).

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Euro zone, IMF to seek compromise on Greek debt deal Monday (Reuters)

Euro zone finance ministers and the International Monetary Fund will seek a deal on Monday on Greek debt relief that balances the IMF's demand for a clear "when and how" with Germany's preference for "only if necessary" and "details later".

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Bitcoin Soars Above $2000 For First Time Ever

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Bitcoin is now up over 100% in 2017, amid global political uncertainty and increased interest in Asia, suddenly spiking above $2000 this afternoon for the first time ever...

That is a year-over-year gain of more than 350%. The move comes, as CoinDesk notes, amid a broader boost in the cryptocurrency market, which broke the $60bn barrier today. The increase has taken place amid strong surges from Ripple's XRP, which seeks to lower costs in enterprise cross-border payments, and ethereum's ether token, a cryptographic asse...



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Beyond just promise, CRISPR is delivering in the lab today

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Beyond just promise, CRISPR is delivering in the lab today

Courtesy of Ian HaydonUniversity of Washington

Precision editing DNA allows for some amazing applications. Ian Haydon, CC BY-ND

There’s a revolution happening in biology, and its name is CRISPR.

CRISPR (pronounced “crisper”) is a powerful technique for editing DNA. It has received an enormous amount of attention in the scientific and popular press, largely based on the promise of what this powerful gene e...



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Brazil; Waterfall in prices starting? Impact U.S.?

Courtesy of Chris Kimble.

Below looks at the Brazil ETF (EWZ) over the last decade. The rally over the past year has it facing a critical level, from a Power of the Pattern perspective.

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EWZ is facing dual resistance at (1), while in a 9-year down trend of lower highs and lower lows. The counter trend rally over the past 17-months has it testing key falling resistance. Did the counter trend reflation rally just end at dual resistance???

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...And Then Things Went Pear Shaped

Courtesy of Declan.

After days of steady gains, it was surprising to see the level of selling on show today; the last day like today in the markets was last December. How today plays out in the long term is still up for grabs as key trading ranges haven't been breached. Shorts will be watching for opportunities, but what followed last December was another kick start for the rally - bulls have a reason for optimism.

The biggest reversal was in the Semiconductor Index. Yesterday's 1.5% gain was whipped by a 4.4% loss. The attempt to break out of the rising channel was snapped away, putting the breakout gap from last week under pressure.

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Bombing - Right or Wrong?

Courtesy of Jean-Luc

I am telling you Angel – makes no sense… BTW:

Republicans Love Bombing, But Only When a Republican Does It

By Kevin Drum, Mother Jones

A few days ago I noted that Republican views of the economy changed dramatically when Donald Trump was elected, but Democratic views stayed pretty stable. Apparently Republicans view the economy through a partisan lens but Democrats don't.

Are there other examples of this? Yes indeed. Jeff Stein points to polling data about air strikes against Syria:

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