• WTI Retraces Gains After Crude Build; Spreads Signal Physical Market Tightening

    ZeroHedge - Feb 28th 2024 10:40am EST

    WTI Retraces Gains After Crude Build; Spreads Signal Physical Market Tightening Oil prices are extending gains this morning, reversing earlier losses, as reports suggest OPEC+ will rollover its production cuts. This will pressure supply as Red Sea disruptions are triggering widely tracked gauges of the physical market to point to tighter conditions. Last night’s big crude build, […]

  • Apple’s Magic – Are Buybacks Worth Paying Up For?

    ZeroHedge - Feb 28th 2024 10:25am EST

    Apple’s Magic – Are Buybacks Worth Paying Up For? Authored by Michael Lebowitz via RealInvestmentAdvice.com, Apple’s valuations are near their most expensive levels of the last ten years. Now consider that today’s valuation premiums are amidst a much higher risk-free bond yield than during most of the previous ten years. Apple has a market cap […]

  • Biden Moves To Attach Conditions On Israel Using US Weapons In Gaza 

    ZeroHedge - Feb 28th 2024 9:05am EST

    Biden Moves To Attach Conditions On Israel Using US Weapons In Gaza  The Biden White House has clearly been struggling to both maintain a coherent Gaza policy that will satisfy Democrats – progressives among them – while also holding to the longtime US stance that Israel has a right to defend itself. But the Palestinian […]

  • Time To Retire The ‘Magnificent 7’ Moniker

    ZeroHedge - Feb 28th 2024 8:50am EST

    Time To Retire The ‘Magnificent 7’ Moniker Authored by Peter Tchir via Academy Securities, According to Google, the MAG 7 are MSFT (+8% on the year), GOOG/GOOGL (both -2%), AMZN (+15%), AAPL (-6%), META (+36%), NVDA (+60%) and TSLA (-20%). Looks more like the “Magnificent 7” is more like the “Magnificent 4” with 3 of […]

  • Bitcoin Breaches $60,000; Hits Record High In A Dozen Other Currencies

    ZeroHedge - Feb 28th 2024 8:33am EST

    Bitcoin Breaches $60,000; Hits Record High In A Dozen Other Currencies Bitcoin breached $60,000 for the first time in two years and three months after rising over almost 20% in the last three days… Source: Bloomberg The last time Bitcoin traded above $60,000 was on Nov. 12, 2021, when Bitcoin started its reversal, falling over […]

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  • Future Slide As Hawkish Fed Concerns Return

    ZeroHedge - Feb 28th 2024 8:16am EST

    Future Slide As Hawkish Fed Concerns Return US stock futures slumped, pointing to a weak open on Wall Street with both Tech and small-caps underperforming, as traders braced for today’s revised GDP print and tomorrow’s core PCE report which whisper sees coming in hotter than expected and may further push back on expectations for rate […]

  • E-Bike Injuries Skyrocket, With 1 In 10 Requiring Hospitalization

    ZeroHedge - Feb 28th 2024 7:20am EST

    E-Bike Injuries Skyrocket, With 1 In 10 Requiring Hospitalization Authored by Amie Dahnke via The Epoch Times (emphasis ours), Over 45,000 Americans were injured as a result of e-bike injuries between 2017 and 2022, indicating a 30-fold rise in the number of injuries caused by the popular mode of transportation. Nearly one in 10 of […]

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  • “Bright Future”: Woodside CEO Sees Global LNG Demand Surging By 50% In Next Decade

    ZeroHedge - Feb 28th 2024 6:55am EST

    “Bright Future”: Woodside CEO Sees Global LNG Demand Surging By 50% In Next Decade Australia’s top liquefied natural gas exporter’s chief executive told Bloomberg in an interview on Tuesday that the LNG sector is an explosive upcycle that could send consumption soaring through the next decade, resulting in the need for more investments in the space.  “We’re […]

  • Europe’s Record Rally Leaves Behind Riskier Firms

    ZeroHedge - Feb 28th 2024 5:45am EST

    Europe’s Record Rally Leaves Behind Riskier Firms By Michael Msika, Bloomberg Markets Live reporter and strategist Investors are piling up bets into the largest stocks by market value but also into the ones with the strongest balance sheets, while leaving more risky companies behind. The broadening of the rally to other parts of the market doesn’t look […]

  • NATO’s Debate Over Direct Military Intervention In Ukraine Shows Its Desperation

    ZeroHedge - Feb 28th 2024 5:00am EST

    NATO’s Debate Over Direct Military Intervention In Ukraine Shows Its Desperation Authored by Andrew Korybko’s via Substack,  French President Macron hosted over 20 fellow European leaders in Paris on Monday to discuss their next moves in Ukraine, including the possibility of a conventional NATO intervention, which he said they hadn’t ruled out for reasons of “strategic ambiguity” despite not […]

  • EU Considers Banning Repairs On ICE Vehicles More Than 15 Years Old

    ZeroHedge - Feb 28th 2024 4:15am EST

    EU Considers Banning Repairs On ICE Vehicles More Than 15 Years Old Just when you thought the EV lunacy had reached so much of a peak that obvious industry backlash was taking place, think again: because the European Commission is here to prove you otherwise. And how do they plan on doing that? According to Wheels […]

  • White Supremacy Goes Back To “Early Church”: Oxford Professor

    ZeroHedge - Feb 28th 2024 3:30am EST

    White Supremacy Goes Back To “Early Church”: Oxford Professor By Micaiah Bilger of The College Fix White supremacy remains so prevalent in Christianity today because it took root in the early church, theologian Anthony Reddie told a Baylor University conference this month. Reddie, a professor of black theology at Oxford University in England, said in […]

  • Combatting Slavery In China

    ZeroHedge - Feb 27th 2024 11:40pm EST

    Combatting Slavery In China Authored by Callista Gingrich via RealClear Wire, A report published on February 14 revealed that the Chinese Communist Party is continuing to target and enslave Uyghurs through an expansion of forced labor in China. Published by The Jamestown Foundation and authored by Beijing-banned academic Adrian Zenz, the report concluded, “Xinjiang currently […]

  • Trump Scores 6th Straight Primary Win With Triumph Over Haley In Michigan

    ZeroHedge - Feb 27th 2024 11:28pm EST

    Trump Scores 6th Straight Primary Win With Triumph Over Haley In Michigan By Nathan Worcester of Epoch Times Former President Donald J. Trump has soundly defeated former South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley in Michigan’s Feb. 27 Republican presidential primary, notching his sixth-straight primary victory as he marches towards the GOP nomination. The Associated Press called […]

  • Women CEOs Outnumber Johns

    ZeroHedge - Feb 27th 2024 11:20pm EST

    Women CEOs Outnumber Johns In 2015, an article in the New York Times highlighted the distinct absence of women at the helm of major U.S. companies, using a methodology that was, to say the least, out of the ordinary: at the time, there were fewer women CEOs of major companies in the country than men […]

  • Majority Of Americans Now Back Trump-Style Border Wall: Poll

    ZeroHedge - Feb 27th 2024 11:00pm EST

    Majority Of Americans Now Back Trump-Style Border Wall: Poll Authored by Tom Ozimek via The Epoch Times (emphasis ours), Illegal immigration has become a key concern of voters this election year, with a new poll showing that, for the first time in the survey’s history, a majority of Americans support building a wall along the […]

  • These Are The Median Down-Payments For A House In Each US State

    ZeroHedge - Feb 27th 2024 10:40pm EST

    These Are The Median Down-Payments For A House In Each US State Since housing costs vary across U.S. states, so too does the income required to buy a house, and the down payment associated with the purchase. But how much does the median value change per state? Creator Julie Peasley, via Visual Capitalist, maps the median down […]

  • The General Election Begins: Gingrich

    ZeroHedge - Feb 27th 2024 9:40pm EST

    The General Election Begins: Gingrich Authored by Newt Gingrich via RealClear Wire, The New York Times called President Donald Trump’s victory in South Carolina on Saturday a “crushing home state loss” for former South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley. For once, the New York Times was right. A 59.8 percent to 39.5 percent popular vote victory […]

  • We’re Gonna Need Another Pandemic!!

    ZeroHedge - Feb 27th 2024 9:20pm EST

    We’re Gonna Need Another Pandemic!! Zoom Video Communications, the company that rose to fame during the early days of the pandemic, ended fiscal 2024 on a strong note, reporting results for its fourth fiscal quarter ended January 31 that beat analyst expectations on the top and bottom line. Adjusted earnings per share were up 16 […]

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  • Argentina Oil Provinces Rebel Against Milei’s Austerity Plan

    ZeroHedge - Feb 27th 2024 9:00pm EST

    Argentina Oil Provinces Rebel Against Milei’s Austerity Plan By Charles Kennedy of OilPrice.com Argentina’s oil-producing provinces have threatened to cut off oil supply to the rest of the country if the government of Javier Milei goes through with plans to withhold billions in federal tax revenues. “Not a drop of oil will come out on […]

  • Yes, There Is A Path For A Third Party Candidate To Win The White House… But It Is Narrow

    ZeroHedge - Feb 27th 2024 8:20pm EST

    Yes, There Is A Path For A Third Party Candidate To Win The White House… But It Is Narrow Authored by Jonathan Turley, One of the most interesting dynamics in this election is the impact of third party candidates from Robert F. Kennedy Jr. to Cornel West to a yet-to-be-named candidate with the No Labels […]

  • Playing With Fire: Zelensky Questions Trump’s Patriotism In CNN Interview

    ZeroHedge - Feb 27th 2024 8:00pm EST

    Playing With Fire: Zelensky Questions Trump’s Patriotism In CNN Interview Ukraine’s President Zelensky has grown increasingly bold in his criticisms of former US President Donald Trump – a risky move given he’s clearly the Republican frontrunner for president going into November. Kiev may soon have to deal with a Trump White House and ‘play nicer’ […]

  • The Lasting Damage Of Bidenomics

    ZeroHedge - Feb 27th 2024 7:40pm EST

    The Lasting Damage Of Bidenomics Authored by K.S. Bruce via American Greatness, Recently, Democratic Party-cheerleading economist Paul Krugman declared, “Inflation is over. We won.” This is like a robber shooting you and then declaring, “The coma I put you in is over! We won!” The truth is that the wild inflation, high interest rates, bank […]

  • US Army Plans To Cut 24,000 Jobs Due To “Over-Structured” Woes

    ZeroHedge - Feb 27th 2024 7:20pm EST

    US Army Plans To Cut 24,000 Jobs Due To “Over-Structured” Woes The US Army faces the most challenging recruiting environment in decades, if not ever, as America’s Generation Z doesn’t want to fight foreign wars driven by neocon warmongering politicians in Washington, the military-industrial complex, NATO, and mega-corporations. For several years, the Army has been […]

  • Microwave Energy Could Fix The Biggest Problem Facing EVs

    ZeroHedge - Feb 27th 2024 7:00pm EST

    Microwave Energy Could Fix The Biggest Problem Facing EVs By Alex Kimani of Oilprice.com Last month, large swathes of the United States grappled with sub-zero wind chills whereby freezing air from the Arctic set record-low temperatures leaving scores of people dead, created record-breaking energy demand and knocked out electricity to tens of thousands in the […]