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  • Home Prices Soar At 4.5 Times The Fed's Inflation Target In All US Cities January 26, 2021
    Home Prices Soar At 4.5 Times The Fed's Inflation Target In All US Cities The Fed's most frequent lament is that no matter how many trillions in bonds (and stocks and ETFs) it buys or how much liquidity it forehoses into the market, it just can't push inflation higher. Well, here's an idea: maybe all […]
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  • Biden To Halt Oil, Gas Leasing On Federal Land January 26, 2021
    Biden To Halt Oil, Gas Leasing On Federal Land As previously reported, and as was just confirmed by the WSJ, President Biden on Wednesday will announce that he is halting all new oil and gas leasing on federal territory, "setting up a confrontation with the oil industry over the future of U.S. energy." And since […]
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  • "Let's Gooooo!!!" - GameStop Halted After Surging On Billionaire Call-Buying Tweet January 26, 2021
    "Let's Gooooo!!!" - GameStop Halted After Surging On Billionaire Call-Buying Tweet Just when you thought it was safe to pile into the shorts again after yesterday's utter farce in GME shares, this morning has seen the mockery continue. A pre-market buying panic was sold into during the cash session and was about to erase all […]
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  • Conte Quits As Italy's PM In New Bid To Build Majority January 26, 2021
    Conte Quits As Italy's PM In New Bid To Build Majority The Tuesday resignation of Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte has left the country in what the Italians call a government crisis "in the dark" - one which has no obvious solution, according to AFP. After three weeks of political uncertainty following the exit of […]
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  • Dr. Anthony Fauci: The Highest Paid Employee In The Entire US Federal Government January 26, 2021
    Dr. Anthony Fauci: The Highest Paid Employee In The Entire US Federal Government Authored by Adam Andrzejewski via Forbes.com, Dr. Anthony Fauci made $417,608 in 2019, the latest year for which federal salaries are available. That made him not only the highest paid doctor in the federal government, but the highest paid out of all four […]
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  • 'Hope' Sparks Modest Rise In Consumer Confidence In January January 26, 2021
    'Hope' Sparks Modest Rise In Consumer Confidence In January After December's mixed bag (present situation tumbled as expectations rose modestly), analysts expected a modest rise in consumer confidence in January as vaccine hope trumped lockdown fears and Biden hope trumped Trump fears and it did, with the headline Conference Board sentiment rising from 88.6 to […]
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  • Atmospheric River Strikes California January 26, 2021
    Atmospheric River Strikes California On Tuesday, Bloomberg points out that multiple weather systems are traversing the country with high accumulating snow probabilities from the Southwest to the Northeast.  Source: Bloomberg  Today's top weather events (courtesy of Bloomberg):  California ordered evacuations in some parts as a drenching storm known as an atmospheric river is poised to dump rain and […]
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  • Democratic Party In Oregon Blasts "Republican Attacks" After Antifa Smashed Its HQ January 26, 2021
    Democratic Party In Oregon Blasts "Republican Attacks" After Antifa Smashed Its HQ Authored by Steve Watson via Summit News, Democrats in Oregon have blamed ‘Republican attacks’ after Antifa smashed up its headquarters last Wednesday just hours after Joe Biden was inaugurated. The Democrat Party Of Oregon released a statement that doesn’t even mention left wing violence or Antifa, but […]
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  • Netherlands Hit With Third Night Of Anti-Curfew Riots  January 26, 2021
    Netherlands Hit With Third Night Of Anti-Curfew Riots  Dutch riots unfolded for the third consecutive night as anti-lockdown protesters defied the country's new curfew rules to mitigate the spread of COVID-19, according to RT News.  At least 150 people were arrested Monday night in Amsterdam and Rotterdam, where stores were looted and vandalized.  For two […]
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  • China Repo Rates Soar To 15 Month High After PBOC Warns Of Asset Bubbles, Drains Liquidity January 26, 2021
    China Repo Rates Soar To 15 Month High After PBOC Warns Of Asset Bubbles, Drains Liquidity China’s money market rates surged after the People’s Bank of China drained cash from the financial system, just as a central bank adviser warned about bubbles in markets. The overnight repurchase rate soared 28 basis points to 2.77%, the […]
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  • US Home Prices Are Accelerating At The Fastest Pace In 7 Years January 26, 2021
    US Home Prices Are Accelerating At The Fastest Pace In 7 Years After surged in October, US home prices (as measured by S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller index of property values) was expected to accelerate further as a low inventories of listings and solid demand, fueled by cheap borrowing costs, have given sellers more leeway to raise asking prices. […]
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  • McConnell Caves On Preserving Filibuster After Two Democrats Signal 'No' On Eliminating January 26, 2021
    McConnell Caves On Preserving Filibuster After Two Democrats Signal 'No' On Eliminating Senate GOP leader Mitch McConnell (KY) has relented on a key demand that Democrats preserve the filibuster, after two Democratic senators - Joe Manchin (WV) and Kyrsten Sinema (AZ) - said they were against tossing out the policy which allows the minority party […]
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  • Beyond Meat Soars On "Plant-Based Protein" Joint Venture With Pepsi January 26, 2021
    Beyond Meat Soars On "Plant-Based Protein" Joint Venture With Pepsi Is Melvin Capital also short Beyond Meat? That was the first thought that went through everyone's head when BYND stock soared by almost 20%, surging from $160 to $190 in seconds moments ago. And while the jury is out on Melvin (no puts, but Plotkin […]
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  • Etsy Shares Spike 9% To 52 Week Highs After Elon Musk Tweets "I Kinda Love Etsy" January 26, 2021
    Etsy Shares Spike 9% To 52 Week Highs After Elon Musk Tweets "I Kinda Love Etsy" Etsy shares spiked Tuesday morning on what is now becoming the only bona fide way to move markets: pumping stocks on social media. One day after Monday's massive short squeeze across several names, engineered by the Redditors over at […]
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  • Roberts: Why We Reduced Risk Last Week January 26, 2021
    Roberts: Why We Reduced Risk Last Week Authored by Lance Roberts via RealInvestmentAdvice.com, During the last few weeks, I have discussed the rising levels of exuberance in the markets. On Friday, I tweeted the following: Money flows very close to flipping negative. I might be a few days early but we are dropping #equity exposure by selling […]
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  • S&P Futures Reverse Losses, Trade Near Record High Despite China Bubble Warning January 26, 2021
    S&P Futures Reverse Losses, Trade Near Record High Despite China Bubble Warning After sliding for much of the Asian session, US equity futures reversed sharply and rose alongside European stocks, rising as much as 30 points from session lows and last trading fractionally in the green... ... while yesterday's main attraction, Gamestop, was up almost […]
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  • GE Shares Jump As Upbeat Industrial Cash-Flow Forecast Suggest Turnaround January 26, 2021
    GE Shares Jump As Upbeat Industrial Cash-Flow Forecast Suggest Turnaround General Electric Co soared 5% after reporting better-than-expected free cash flow for the fourth quarter, as it benefits from a recovery at its power and renewable energy units.   In a statement released Tuesday morning, the company said industrial free cash flow would be around […]
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  • MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell Has Been Permanently Banned From Twitter January 26, 2021
    MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell Has Been Permanently Banned From Twitter Authored by Mimi Nguyen Ly via The Epoch Times, Twitter late Monday suspended the account of MyPillow founder and CEO Mike Lindell on its platform. Users were faced with an error message, “You’re trying to follow user that doesn’t exist,” before the account page simply said that Lindell’s […]
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  • Another Study Shows—Yet Again—That Lockdowns Don't Work January 26, 2021
    Another Study Shows—Yet Again—That Lockdowns Don't Work Authored by Ryan McMaken via the Mises Institute (emphasis ours) Although advocates for covid-19 lockdowns continue to insist that they save lives, actual experience keeps suggesting otherwise. On a national level, just eyeballing the data makes this clear. Countries that have implemented harsh lockdowns shouldn’t expect to have […]
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  • Here Are All Of Melvin Capital's Crushed Put Positions January 26, 2021
    Here Are All Of Melvin Capital's Crushed Put Positions Last Friday, in the aftermath of the Gamespot's historic eruption which sent the stock from $40 to the mid-70s (before it doubled again on Monday rising as high as $158), we had a feeling which way the wind was blowing and laid out all the Russell […]
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