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Ukraine gives rebels deadline to disarm or face military operation By Conor Humphries and Thomas Grove KIEV/SLAVIANSK, Ukraine (Reuters) – Ukraine has given pro-Russian separatists a Monday morning deadline to disarm or face a "full-scale anti-terrorist operation" by its armed forces, raising the risk of a military confrontation with Moscow. Angered by the death of… Read more »

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Jim, ECB QE will be on the way by June or so. I suspect Draghi believes the ECB will NOT follow the outline given to it by the German Constitutional Court.  This will create a constitutional crisis in Germany. I suspect the ECB may have to undertake QE without Germany. ECB would need to go… Read more »

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My Dear Extended Family, For your weekend consideration: 1. Where is the Plunge Protection Team? A lower opening on a Friday morning clearly indicated their absence in rigging the equity indices. 2. Where is the Exchange Stabilization Fund that has for years defended the .80 level on the USDX? Its failure to rise above this… Read more »

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Jim, As anticipated, Brazil led the BRIC charge at the IMF meeting. The US is clearly being dislodged as defacto head of IMF with the only dispute being timing. Germany and Australia appear to be the G20 members taking the lead to reduce the heat on Russia as NG reality settles in. I’m unclear what… Read more »

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Jim, I wonder if Merkel will cancel her planned trip to the US. US senior political and intel officials are CLUELESS as to German antipathy to surveillance state given the Stassi. This is a blowback in the making. CIGA Craig Angela Merkel denied access to her NSA file Frustration with US government rises over failure… Read more »

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Jim Sinclair’s Commentary Fear of the strong Euro is at the heart of this. Jim Sinclair’s Commentary One little step forward, another little step backwards. Bank of China Sydney branch issues 2 bln yuan bonds BEIJING, April 10 (Xinhua) — Bank of China’s Sydney branch issued 2 billion yuan (325 million U.S. dollars) of yuan… Read more »

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  Have They Decided To “Get Out Of The Way?” Author : Bill Holter Published: April 9th, 2014 Yesterday the Wall Street journal wrote that Goldman Sachs may be in the process of shutting down their “Sigma X” dark pool clearing.  Little more than 2 weeks ago they first announced that they would no longer… Read more »

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Jim Sinclair’s Commentary The latest from John Williams’ www.ShadowStats.com. – Economic Reality versus Illusion: No Recovery, Just Plunge, Stagnation and Renewed Plunge – Re-Intensifying Downturn Already Underway – Confluence of Negative Surprises, Including New Business and Systemic Woes, Should Hit U.S. Dollar and Spike Inflation – Hyperinflation to Intensify Unfolding Depression – Gold as a… Read more »