zerohedge April 16, 2018

Is anyone really surprised? Two weeks ago, President Trump announced plans to “deploy U.S. troops” to the southern border to guard against illegal crossings into the country “until we have a wall,” signing an executive order on Wednesday directing the National Guard to deploy troops to “assist the border patrol.” While many states moved ahead […]

zerohedge April 16, 2018

When it comes to covering up key risks in their P&L or balance sheet, the current crop of tech names are without equal: whether it involves excluding stock-based compensation from cash flow calculations in the case of Twitter and Facebook, or building a mountain in off-balance sheet debt, as Netflix has done with its nearly […]

klee24.de April 16, 2018

Hours before the United States, the UK, and France carried out “limited” strikes last Saturday morning, the Russian military presented what it claimed to be proof that the chemical weapons attack used as the pretext for those strikes was staged at the behest of the UK government. During a Friday briefing, the Russian Defense Ministry showed […]

klee24.de April 16, 2018

(Dash Force News) Tim Draper, the famed investor who once said “the world needs this new kind of currency”, now predicts Bitcoin will reach $250,000 USD by 2022. Draper unveiled his prediction at his blockchain party and via tweet, even though he mistakenly proclaimed $25K in his first tweet, which was later clarified to be $250K. He even emboldened his […]

zerohedge April 16, 2018

After 3 straight months of declines, March retail sales surprised to the upside bouncing 0.6% MoM (+0.4% exp), but ex-autos/gas was a disappointment  (rising 0.3% vs 0.4% expectations). The 0.6% MoM spike was higher than the highest (of 71) economists’ estimate Eight of 13 major retail categories showed increases. Sales at health and personal-care stores […]

zerohedge April 16, 2018

Authored by Sheryl Attkisson, op-ed via The Hill, A lot of new information has come out in the year since President Trump fired FBI Director James Comey. No matter whether you admire Trump, Comey, both or neither – it’s now difficult to argue that Trump made the wrong move in removing Comey. Even many of Trump’s detractors […]

zerohedge April 16, 2018

Authored by Jacob Hornberger via The Future of Freedom Foundation, As the April 17 deadline for filing income tax returns and paying federal income taxes approaches, it is important that we all remind ourselves of an important point: Income taxation and the Internal Revenue Service are irreconcilable with the principles of a free society. Another […]

zerohedge April 16, 2018

Authored by Rob Slane via TheBlogMire.com, So the moment we’ve been holding our breaths for a week finally came. In the end, I am mighty glad that this particular strike seems more like the impotent thrashing of the neocon snake that didn’t dare to attack places where Russian servicemen were likely to be killed, than […]