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Jim, Sadly, I’ll bet they win. CIGA KB Wall Street Demands Derivatives Deregulation In Government Shutdown Bill Posted: 12/04/2014 8:47 pm EST  Updated: 12/04/2014 8:59 pm EST WASHINGTON — Wall Street lobbyists are trying to secure taxpayer backing for many derivatives trades as part of budget talks to avert a government shutdown. According to multiple… Read more »

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Jim, This yesterday… Q3 GDP Revised Above Highest Estimate, Prints 3.9% Submitted by Tyler Durden on 11/25/2014 – 08:44 This, today… UMich Confidence Misses By Most In 13 Months Submitted by Tyler Durden on 11/26/2014 – 10:04 Chicago PMI Suffers 4th Biggest Drop Since Lehman Submitted by Tyler Durden on 11/26/2014 – 09:54 Core Durable… Read more »

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Jim Sinclair’s Commentary When geopolitics and markets collide, bad things can happen. Brent Plunge To $60 If OPEC Fails To Cut, Junk Bond Rout, Default Cycle, "Profit Recession" To Follow Submitted by Tyler Durden on 11/24/2014 10:11 -0500 While OPEC has been mostly irrelevant in the past 5 years as a result of Saudi Arabia’s… Read more »

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Jim Sinclair’s Commentary Sure? Investigators reveal Citigroup executive, 42, found dead in his bathtub had ‘slashed his own throat ear-to-ear after drug- and booze-fueled bender’ By Josh Gardner and Joel Christie for MailOnline Published: 15:47 EST, 19 November 2014 | Updated: 02:01 EST, 20 November 2014 The global head of Citigroup’s environmental and social risk… Read more »

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Jim, As I see it… Russia and China have a 3 prong game plan for global economic dominance. It must be done “under the radar” and is being duly executed so. 1. Cornering the market on physical gold and silver, thereby denying the Western Powers access to these backstop support vehicles when the time comes… Read more »

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Jim, A "bit strange" is a significant understatement given that the truce is still in effect. I would not be surprised if Russia considers the following: Significant counter-sanctions  to the EU targeting German auto and chemical firms in particular. Terminating NG shipments to Poland and the Baltic States.  This would put the EU in a… Read more »

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Jim, It’s got someone’s attention. Excerpt #1: “Gas is not an appropriate sector for sanctions because it is a lose-lose situation for all: Russia, Ukraine and the European Union,” Oettinger said. Excerpt #2 On Wednesday, Russian business daily Kommersant reported that Russian oil company Gazprom Neft has agreed to export 80,000 tons of oil from… Read more »

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Dear CIGAs, Jim has injured his hand and will be taking a few days off responding to emails to help with the recovery. He will reply as soon as he is able to do so. JSMineset Editor