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Tyler Durden

Tyler Durden (a pseudonym) represents the idea that a return to truly efficient markets is a possibility and a necessity. After having experienced the inner workings of capitalism at various asset managers and advisors, Tyler believes that the current model is flawed and a deleveraging at every level of modern society is needed to reinspire the fundamental entrepreneurial spirit. Visit his blog: ZeroHedge (http://www.zerohedge.com/)

Articles by Tyler Durden

Something Just Broke In China As Repo Rate Soars To 1,000% Overnight

7 hours ago

Ever since the unexpected failure of China’s Baoshang Bank in late May, which caused a freeze in the interbank market among smaller, less credible (and government backstopped) banks, and which sent rates on Negotiable Certificates of Deposit (NCDs), various bank bonds and assorted report rates sharply higher… … investors have fretted that China appears on …

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The Wayne’s World Job Market

7 hours ago

Submitted by Daniel DiMartino-Booth of Quill Intelligence Structural unemployment exists when available workers do not have the skills for the current job openings which continues to be an issue identified by the Fed’s Beige Book; however, the gap has only resulted in wages moderately increasing except for entry level positions The overall labor skills gap …

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“There Were Photos Of Topless Women Everywhere”: Epstein’s Former IT Guy Quit Over Disturbing Pictures

8 hours ago

Jeffrey Epstein’s former IT contractor, Steve Scully, says that he ended his business relationship with the 66-year-old pedophile over hordes of young women all over his infamous private island, as well as an extensive collection of photographs depicting topless women displayed in the island’s various compounds, according to Good Morning America. “There were photos of topless women everywhere,” …

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UK Warns “Robust” Response Coming If Iran Doesn’t Release Tanker As US Jets Fly Over Gulf

8 hours ago

Update 1: UK Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt has warned Iran of “serious consequences” if its military does not return control of the British-flagged oil tanker Stena Impero, according to Sky News. He said British action will be “robust” but also emphasized “we’re not looking at military options” at this early stage. Hunt said he’s seeking to urgently speak to Iran’s …

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Debt & The Failure Of Monetary Policy To Stimulate Growth

2 days ago

Authored by Lance Roberts via RealInvestmentAdvice.com, A fascinating graphic was recently produced by Oxford Economics showing compounded economic growth rates over time. What should immediately jump out at you is that the compounded rate of growth of the U.S. economy was fairly stable between 1950 and the mid-1980s. However, since then, there has been a …

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Epstein Denied Bail; Financier Will Remain In Tiny Cell Until Hearing

2 days ago

Jeffrey Epstein was denied bail on Thursday despite his legal team’s best efforts to convince SDNY Judge Richard M. Berman that he isn’t a flight risk.  Judge Berman cites evidence of intimidation and evidence of Epstein missing sex-offender check-ins. Also cites “sexually explicit photos” and “expired Austrian passport” with Epstein’s photo, not his name, and …

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Pentagon Fears Turkey To Retaliate Against US Troops In Syria Over New Sanctions

2 days ago

As expected, Turkey blasted the White House’s prior day announcement that it has killed Turkey’s involvement in the F-35 joint strike fighter program after Ankara received a first batch of S-400 Russian-made air defense components starting last week. Turkey’s foreign ministry called on the US to rectify its “mistake”. “This unilateral step is incompatible with the spirit of alliance and …

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Cryptos Suddenly Panic-Bid, Bitcoin Back Above $10k

2 days ago

Following further selling pressure overnight, someone (or more than one) has decided to buy-the-dip in cryptos this morning, sending Bitcoin (and most of the altcoins) soaring… A sea of green… Source: Coin360 Bitcoin surged back above $10,000… Ethereum bounced off support at its flash-crash lows… But Litecoin is outperforming on the day… As CoinTelegraph notes, …

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Trader Warns, Uniformly-Spooked Central Banks “Is Not Bullish”

2 days ago

China has almost incessantly eased monetary and fiscal policies this year (to no avail judging by the weakest economic growth in three decades). The Bank of Korea (somewhat surprisingly) cut rates overnight and South Africa’s central bank just cut rates this morning. The Bank of Japan’s Kuroda reassured investors overnight that they “will continue powerful …

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Shock Daylight Arson Attack On Japanese Anime Studio Leaves 33 Dead

2 days ago

A popular animation production studio in Kyoto, Japan has gone up in flames after a reported arson attack, leaving a shocking 33 people confirmed or presumed dead, and another 36 injured – some critically – according to Japanese fire department statements. It’s Japan’s worst case of arson in decades and among the highest mass casualty events in its …

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‘Leading Economic Indicators’ Slump Most In Over 40 Months

2 days ago

The Conference Board Leading Economic Index (LEI) for the U.S. tumbled 0.3% in June to 111.5, following no change in May, and a 0.1% rise in April. This is the biggest MoM drop since January 2016… The biggest positive contributor to the leading index was leading Credit index at 0.12 The biggest negative contributor was building permits …

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“It’s Going To Be Staggering”: Epstein Associates Prepare For Worst As Massive Document Dump Imminent

2 days ago

As the Jeffrey Epstein case continues to unfold, a laundry list of celebrities, business magnates and socialites who have flown anywhere near the registered sex offender’s orbit are now tainted with pedo-polonium. Many of them, such as Bill Clinton, Ehud Barak, and Victoria’s Secret boss Les Wexner have sought to distance themselves from Epstein and his activities – however their …

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Not The Onion! Woman Designs Chair To Prevent “Manspreading”

2 days ago

Authored by Paul Joseph Watson via Summit.news, A British woman has been awarded for designing a chair that prevents “manspreading” by forcing men to sit as if they don’t have any balls. I’m not even joking. “Manspreading,” otherwise known as ‘having a pair of testicles’ – is where men sit with their legs spread apart …

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Epstein Lied About Austrian Passport Under Different Name According To New Court Filing

2 days ago

An Austrian passport found in Jeffrey Epstein’s 21,000 square-foot Manhattan townhome, containing Epstein’s photograph but listing a different name, contains customs stamps indicating that he used it to enter at least four countries, – contradicting a defense argument that it was only on hand in the event of a hijacking. In a late Wednesday court filing, US Attorney Geoffrey Berman …

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The Dollar, Not Crypto, Is A National Security Issue

2 days ago

Authored by Peter Earle via The American Institute for Economic Research, U.S. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin piled on to comments made recently by President Donald Trump by calling cryptocurrencies a “national security issue.” Bitcoin and crypto proponents more broadly have long wondered if (and how) the government of the United States would recognize the slow but steady encroachment of …

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Netflix Plummets After Subscriber Growth Hits A Brick Wall; US Subs Decline

2 days ago

Is the Netflix juggernaut finally dead? Back in April, when Netflix reported strong Q1 earnings, what surprised most investors was the company’s unexpectedly weak outflook, predicting a sharp slowdown in subscriber growth, with roughly 5 million in new subscriber adds. In retrospect, nobody was prepared for just how bad the final number would be, because …

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Trump’s Fight With The Fed Over Interest Rates Is A Scripted Farce

2 days ago

Authored by Brandon Smith via Alt-Market.com, There is a very bizarre narrative being circulated in the mainstream economic media and it goes a little something like this: “The Federal Reserve has capitulated on liquidity tightening yet the US economy is “stronger than ever”, isn’t that weird?” There are a couple things wrong with this statement. …

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White House Kicks Turkey Out Of F-35 Program Over S-400 Deal

2 days ago

It’s finally ‘game over’ for Turkey and the F-35 joint strike fighter program after it received a first batch of S-400 Russian-made air defense components starting last Friday, with Russian military planes continuing deliveries into early this week.   “Turkey’s decision to purchase Russian S-400 air defense systems renders its continued involvement with the F-35 impossible,” a White House statement read. The …

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Why So Many Believe The Moon Landing Was A Hoax

2 days ago

Authored by Onar Am via LibertyNation.com, On July 20, 1969, Apollo 11 took humans to the moon for the first time. Now, 50 years later, an increasing number of people believe that the moon landing was an elaborate hoax. Some explain this strange conspiracy theory in psychological terms. Being a contrarian can make people feel special, producing …

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Boeing Thinks A Human Life Is Worth Just $150,000

3 days ago

Two weeks ago, we noted how, after ignoring them for months (presumably at the behest of its legal department), Boeing had decided to dedicate $100 million (roughly 1% of its 2018 revenue) to the families of the victims from the Lion Air and Ethiopian Air crashes. However, that number came with a catch: Some of …

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