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One week after the second biggest weekly inflow to Wall Street on record, the "risk on" rotation ended abruptly in the ensuing five days, when as Bank of America writes overnight, it observed "Inflows to structural "deflation", outflows from cyclical "inflation"; with oil the "poster child" for this trend." Half a year after central bankers around the globe rejoiced that the Trump victory may finally spur the long-delayed period of global reflation, that hope is now dead and buried (even as the

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Odey Fund Down having a rough year 2017 is shaping up to be another terrible year for vocal hedge fund manager Crispin Odey. As we near the halfway mark of the year, the Odey International Fund is down 5.82% year-to-date […] The post Odey Down Again, Sticks To Bearish Bets And Warns Of “Long, Hot Summer For The Bulls” appeared first on ValueWalk.

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Last update talked about how INDU had formed a near-term topping pattern, and that pattern thus made me inclined to lean bearish on all major indices... although for NDX, I wrote:NDX is interesting -- and here, NDX would definitely look a bit better with another push up to 5800+, either immediately, or after another down/up move.INDU has indeed continued lower since then, and it is likely poised to head lower still.  As for NDX, the reason I wrote the above on Wednesday was because NDX didn't look quite complete for a five wave rally (the chart showed/shows NDX in a
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A recent report from Moody’s states that “US public pensions funds’ adjusted net pension liabilities (ANPLs) surpassed $4 trillion nationwide in 2016”. The report also indicated that this increase in Unfunded pension liabilities was a result of “poor investments” and […] The post Pension liabilities surpass $4 trillion and are set to rise appeared first on ValueWalk.

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As US (and global) economic data has disappointed at a rate not seen since Bernanke unleashed Operation Twist and QE3, so traders are shrugging off declining earnings expectations and weak macro data in favor of the continued belief that The Fed (or ECB or BoJ or BoE or PBOC or SNB) has their back. So, as former fund manager Richard Breslow notes below, it appears the 'data' that everyone is 'dependent' upon is very much in the eye of the beholder... Via Bloomberg, We’re

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Tesla is apparently in talks with music labels to create a Tesla music streaming service, much to the surprise of everyone. According to Recode, the EV maker is looking to launch a free Pandora-like service. Tesla music streaming service is coming […] The post Tesla Music Streaming Service Could Soon Be A Reality appeared first on ValueWalk.

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Apple’s WWDC event officially closed its doors on June 9; however, that hasn’t halted the hype that surrounds the company. Nor, has it prevented those with interest from continuing to dissect what came out of it. As such, today, we […] The post Download Official iOS 11 Wallpapers For iPhone And iPad Now appeared first on ValueWalk.

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The BlackBerry Q1 F2018 earnings report was released before opening bell this morning. The company reported non-GAAP earnings of 2 cents per share on $235 million in GAAP revenue and $244 million in non-GAAP revenue. Analysts had been expecting BlackBerry […] The post BlackBerry Ltd Q1 F2018 Earnings: Shares Fall On Revenue Miss appeared first on ValueWalk.

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A day after US student Otto Warmbier was laid to rest at a funeral service in his home town of Cincinnati on Thursday, the North Korean foreign ministry released a statement to local state-controlled television saying his death was a mystery and dismissing accusations that he had died because he was tortured and beaten during his captivity, according to Reuters. Instead, the North’s foreign ministry blamed the Obama administration for Warmbier's death, which never formally requested

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Public criticism has been wage against CalPERS for its exposure to high fee volatile investments like private equity. The $324 billion California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS) follows a growing trend among pension systems. Many of them are seeking to […] The post CalPERS Rethink its investment strategy amid mounting criticism appeared first on ValueWalk.

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One year after Brexit: Forget euro zone breakup, sterling now deemed riskier (Reuters) Senate Holdouts Seek Upper Hand in Perilous Health Bill Talks (BBG) Senate Bill Poses Risks to Health-Care Companies (WSJ) Trump’s Tape Ruse Risks Fresh Legal Jeopardy in Russia Probe (BBG) Arab states demand Qatar closes Jazeera, cuts back ties to Iran (Reuters) Qatar Seen Rejecting List of Severe Demands to End Gulf Crisis (BBG) Turkey rejects call to shut military base in Qatar (Reuters) From Music to

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Just when you thought air travel couldn’t get any more invasive, authoritarian and downright miserable, the Department of Homeland Security and two U.S. carriers are determined to prove you wrong.   Submitted by Michael Krieger:  Yesterday, Harrison Rudolph, a law fellow at the Center on Privacy & Technology at Georgetown Law, wrote a very troubling […] The post Certain U.S. Airlines Are Testing Mandatory Facial Recognition Scans on Americans Flying Abroad appeared first on Silver Doctors.

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A little more than a week after launching the strike that reportedly killed ISIS leader Abu Bakr Al Baghdadi, Russian navy ships and a submarine launched six cruise missiles at ISIS targets in Syria’s Hama province, destroying an ISIS command center and ammunition depot, according to Russia Today. The missiles were launched from the eastern Mediterranean by Russian Navy frigates the Admiral Essen and the Admiral Grigorovich, the Defense Ministry said. The cruise missile strike follows a

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By ZeroPointNow, originally published at iBankCoin Two days after a confused US State Department formally inquired about what is going on between Arab States and Qatar, the countries of Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Baahrain, and the UAE sent a list of 13 demands to the tiny Gulf nation to be met within 10 days in order to lift their total blockade of the country. Among them - reducing diplomatic relations with Iran, shutting down broadcaster Al Jazeera (and affiliates), and

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Now that Senate Republicans have released the draft for their bill on health care reform, we'll recap how the markets are doing. Chris Low, chief economist at FTN Financial, joined us to explain why health care stocks have been reacting positively. (Hint: It's not expected to actually pass.) Afterwards, we'll look at what Japan and the European Union have in store for their free-trade agreement, and then explore some of the questions U.S. mayors have surrounding Trump's infrastructure promises. 

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Welcome to the one year anniversary of the Brexit vote. Welcome also to the annual Russell rebalance, traditionally one of the busiest trading days of the year: according to Bloomberg, last year's rebalance helped propel a near record turnover of over 15 billion shares, as a result of the $8.5 trillion in stocks linked to the various Russell indices, many of which will be forced to find new owners after today's index recomposition. In fact, in four of the last five years, reconstitution day

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With five months of 2017 in the books, the $3 trillion hedge fund industry continues to look mostly positive on the surface. The majority of products are producing positive returns, and the average positive return has outweighed the average loss, […] The post Emerging markets’ run continues as China remains strong appeared first on ValueWalk.

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Apple seems determined to integrate the Touch ID fingerprint sensor into the 10th anniversary iPhone’s display no matter how many challenges it faces. Samsung had tried to do the same with the Galaxy S8, but it was forced to move […] The post iPhone 8 Fingerprint Scanner Still Causing Headache: Analyst appeared first on ValueWalk.

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The history of Wikileaks and its founder Julian Assange is a tortured one, to be sure. Once the darling of the left for exposing important misdeeds by the American government, the site then became a tool for the right in the last Presidential election with the publishing of emails stolen in a hack of the DNC. From there, some have accused Wikileaks of being an arm of Moscow's intelligence efforts, while the America government has made noise about prosecuting the site and Assange under the

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