• Futures Hit All Time High On Trade, Virus Optimism

    ZeroHedge - Feb 6th 2020 7:54am EST

    Futures Hit All Time High On Trade, Virus Optimism And just like that, US equity futures hit an all time high of 3,357.75 overnight on a combination of trade and virus optimism. Contracts on all main US equity indexes pointed to record highs and a fourth day of gains after China said it will lower levies on […]

  • China To Slash Tariffs On Some U.S. Imports By 50%

    ZeroHedge - Feb 6th 2020 7:00am EST

    China To Slash Tariffs On Some U.S. Imports By 50% While global equity futures continue to soar amid a return of the “coronavirus is contained” following reports that new drugs are in the pipeline to treat the deadly disease on Wednesday, China’s economy is expected to print sub-5% GDP in Q1. This has forced an increasingly desperate Beijing to unexpectedly […]

  • Rounding Errors Found In 30% Of Iowa Caucus Worksheets, Could Flip “Significant Number Of Delegates”

    ZeroHedge - Feb 6th 2020 6:32am EST

    Rounding Errors Found In 30% Of Iowa Caucus Worksheets, Could Flip “Significant Number Of Delegates” After an app created by a Democratic digital firm botched the Iowa caucus results, the 1,678 precincts across the state resorted to awarding delegates using a “Caucus Math Worksheet,” causing significant delays in reporting. The worksheet requires caucus workers perform […]

  • A New Space Race? US, China, Russia, & Europe All Plan For Moon Bases

    ZeroHedge - Feb 6th 2020 5:00am EST

    A New Space Race? US, China, Russia, & Europe All Plan For Moon Bases Authored by Aaron Kesel via TheMindUnleashed.com, One year ago in January, a Chinese robot landed on the dark side of the moon. Since then, the Chang’e 4 probe and the Yutu-2 rover it carried onboard have been busy photographing and scanning […]

  • Trump Admin “Threatened Me” After Rejecting Peace Plan: Erdogan

    ZeroHedge - Feb 6th 2020 4:15am EST

    Trump Admin “Threatened Me” After Rejecting Peace Plan: Erdogan We noted that immediately after President Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu’s roll out of the ‘deal of the century’ Mideast peace plan on January 28, Turkey was the first country to condemn it internationally, and just days ago Erdogan’s director of communications, Fahrettin Altun, called it “a declaration […]

  • French Teenager Forces Free Speech Debate Over Her Calling Islam A “Religion Of Hate”

    ZeroHedge - Feb 6th 2020 3:30am EST

    French Teenager Forces Free Speech Debate Over Her Calling Islam A “Religion Of Hate” Authored by Jonathan Turley, We have previously discussed the alarming rollback on free speech rights in the West, particularly in France (here and here and here and here and here and here and here). A teenager has sparked a national debate about blasphemy in France after an Instagram post calling Islam a “religion of […]

  • A Quarter Of Brits Get Annoyed By A Foreign Conversation

    ZeroHedge - Feb 6th 2020 2:45am EST

    A Quarter Of Brits Get Annoyed By A Foreign Conversation YouGov has released a somewhat disturbing poll highlighting levels of xenophobia and intolerance in post-Brexit Britain. The survey involved 1,461 adults and, as Statista’s Niall McCarthy notes, it found that more than a quarter of them would be very or fairly bothered by hearing people from a non-English […]

  • Building An EU-UK Special Relationship

    ZeroHedge - Feb 6th 2020 2:00am EST

    Building An EU-UK Special Relationship Authored by Daniel Gros via Project Syndicate, The European Union has lost one of its most important member states. The United Kingdom accounted for around one-sixth of the EU’s population and economy. Without it, the EU will still be one of the world’s premier economic powers, but it will suffer […]

  • Can Muslim Terrorists Be Deradicalized? – Part I

    ZeroHedge - Feb 6th 2020 12:05am EST

    Can Muslim Terrorists Be Deradicalized? – Part I Authored by Denis McEoin via The Gatestone Institute, On Friday November 29, 2019, an Islamist terror attack took place in London. Two young people, both recent Cambridge University graduates, Jack Merritt (25) and Saskia Jones (23), were stabbed and killed by a single attacker. It was a terrible and unnecessary loss […]

  • Just A Little Sloppy Record-Keeping? The Pentagon’s $35 Trillion ‘Accounting Black Hole’

    ZeroHedge - Feb 5th 2020 11:45pm EST

    Just A Little Sloppy Record-Keeping? The Pentagon’s $35 Trillion ‘Accounting Black Hole’ Over the past two weeks of coronavirus headlines and heightened global anxiety, along with impeachment coverage and after over the Super Bowl weekend Americans huddled in living rooms in blissful oblivion, a story which in more normal times would be front and center has […]