Month: October 2018

zerohedge October 31, 2018

Following API’s bigger than expected crude build, WTI’s ‘odd’ jump has been erased, trading back below $66 as DOE data prints. Crude inventories rose for the sixth week in a row (as did Cushing stocks) but WTI popped back above $66 on the heels of big drawdowns in Gasoline and Distillates.   Bloomberg Intelligence Senior […]

zerohedge October 31, 2018

Authored by Laura Frost via BondVigilantes.com, If you are looking for something really scary this Halloween, there is no need to reach out for blockbuster thrillers or monster figures – just look at these six spooktacular financial charts. This generation looks different US Federal Reserve (Fed) Chairman Jerome Powell recently warned about the ever-increasing amount of US […]

zerohedge October 31, 2018

The nightmare on Wall Street may finally be over with markets getting a treat this Halloween…  but will the trick emerge during the last hour of selling trading? It is a sea of green as stocks hope to end a turbulent month – which saw the biggest losses for global equity markets since 2012 – […]

zerohedge October 31, 2018

With lower-cost Chinese handset makers nipping at Samsung’s heels, and Apple maintaining its unassailable dominance of the premium market, the South Korean consumer-tech giant reported a stunning 33% drop in operating profits for its mobile business in its Q3 earnings on Wednesday. Mobile-phone profits fell to 2.2 trillion won ($1.9 billion) last quarter, even as […]

zerohedge October 31, 2018

Authored by John Rubino via DollarCollapse.com, After a long, initially-successful run promoting European integration and mass immigration, German Chancellor Angela Merkel saw the bottom fall out of her political fortunes this year. This week she stepped down as leader of the formerly-dominant Christian Democrat party and promised not run again when her term as Chancellor ends in […]

zerohedge October 31, 2018

Authored by Tsvetana Paraskova via Oilprice.com, For the second time in two weeks since Cuadrilla started fracking at an exploration site in northwest England – resuming hydraulic fracturing in the UK for the first time in seven years – the company had to stop operations due to a micro seismic event measuring above the threshold requiring […]

zerohedge October 31, 2018

Authored by Finian Cunningham via The Strategic Culture Foundation, The Trump administration’s declared scrapping of a crucial arms control treaty is putting the world on notice of a nuclear war, sooner or later. Any such war is not winnable. It is mutually assured destruction. Yet the arrogant American rulers – some of them at least […]

zerohedge October 31, 2018

In the latest fallout over the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, the United States is demanding that Saudi Arabia make nice with Qatar, according to sources quoted in Bloomberg. Three officials with knowledge of the issue have described to Bloomberg that the US is “raising pressure” on the kingdom to “wind down” its ongoing “political and economic isolation […]