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Germany Said to Review ‘No-Spy’ Purchasing Rules Amid U.S. Row By Cornelius Rahn and Amy Thomson Jul 11, 2014 7:45 AM MT Germany’s Interior Ministry is reviewing rules for awarding government contracts for computer and communications equipment and services as a political rift with the U.S. widens, people familiar with the matter said. The ministry… Read more »

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Stocks smacked by Europe woes; Dow off 1% Kate Gibson | @CNBCKateGibson U.S. stocks dropped sharply on Thursday, tracking European shares, after soft data from Italy and as investors worried about one of Portugal’s top banks. "We used to have a Europe crisis every two weeks, now we have one every nine months," said JJ… Read more »

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Jim Sinclair’s Commentary Crisis to crisis hidden by printing infinite paper. It cannot be stopped without the entire house of cards falling on Yellen. Franklin Muni Fund Declines to Record Low on Puerto Rico Losses By Michelle Kaske Jul 8, 2014 8:49 AM MT A Franklin Templeton Investments municipal-bond fund with the industry’s biggest allocation… Read more »

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Corporate Bonds Are The IEDs Of Monetary Central Planning: They Will Be Exploding Along Wall Street Soon by David Stockman • July 2, 2014 Corporate bonds are the financial IEDs (improvised explosive devices) of monetary central planning. The Fed’s sustained, heavy-handed financial repression has generated the greatest ever scramble for yield, and it is now… Read more »

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Jim Sinclair’s Commentary Step by step, the settlement dollar is challenged. Beijing, Seoul agree to direct trade in national currencies 4 July, 17:26 China designated a clearing bank in Seoul for yuan transactions in South Korea on Friday, coinciding with a visit by President Xi Jinping, as Beijing promotes greater use of its currency overseas,… Read more »

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By "Punishing" France, The US Just Accelerated The Demise Of The Dollar Tyler Durden on 07/04/2014 15:04 -0400 Not even we anticipated this particular "unintended consequence" as a result of the US multi-billion dollar fine on BNP (which France took very much to heart). Moments ago, in a lengthy interview given to French magazine Investir,… Read more »

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  Jim Sinclair’s Commentary Mr. Williams shares the following with us. – Payroll Gains Were Bloated by Seasonal-Factor Shenanigans; Unemployment Numbers Remained Inconsistent, Not Comparable Month-to-Month – June Unemployment: 6.1% (U.3), 12.1% (U.6), 23.1% (ShadowStats) – Economy Remains in Serious Trouble – Trade Deficit Should Hammer Second-Quarter 2014 GDP, Subtracting In Excess of 1.0% from… Read more »

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Six months after marijuana legalization: Colorado tax revenue skyrockets as crime falls Thursday, July 3, 2014 9:40 EDT By Daniel Wallis DENVER (Reuters) – At the Native Roots Apothecary, a discreet marijuana shop in a grand old building in Denver’s busy 16th street shopping mall, business is so brisk that customers are given a number… Read more »