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Saudi Arabia Ramps Up Beheadings As US Condemns ISIS For Beheadings

In the two months since the US and gulf state allies have begun attacking ISIS in Iraq and Syria the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has had a wave of executions . Like ISIS, the Saudis use the method of beheading for execution. The US has condemned ISIS’ use of the practice yet has remained silent on whether the Saudis’ use of beheading as a...

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Business Minister Matthew Hancock tells company chiefs referendum would end uncertainty over Britain's relationship with Brussels...
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Dear Reader,

Two weeks ago, gold dropped almost back to where it was last December. The resulting negative sentiment gripping the precious metals market and indeed the whole metals and mining sector is profound and far reaching—as bad as last December, or worse.

Which is odd, because the better stocks have not returned to their December lows.

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This is the net result of commoditization: there's no premium for commoditized capital, labor, goods, services or content.

As I noted in  Our New Robot Overlords & The Third Type of Capital , profits flow to whatever inputs are scarce.  Unfortunately for musicians, writers, filmmakers and others producing creative content, creative...
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Not with a Bang but a Whimper: DOJ Says it Cannot Prosecute “Rocket Science” Frauds

By William K. Black

This is the way the Department of Justice’s (DOJ) greatest strategic prosecutorial failure ends, not with a bang but a whimper that it is too hard to prosecute “rocket science” frauds.  The context is the ritual Bloomberg exit interview with the...

Thursday, 16 October 2014 |

The Roundup for October 16th, 2014

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Hey there folks, what are you doing today?

International Politics

Overall

- Despite $5.4 billion raised to help Gaza rebuild, the Palestinian Authority does not expect to get half of it. Rather, it will go to Israel.

Middle East

- The economic platform of the Palestinian Liberation Organization is somewhat like the African National Congress in...

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'The forces of monetary deflation are gathering. Global liquidity is declining and central banks are not doing enough, either in the West or the East to offset the decline,' warns CrossBorderCapital...
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Expecting the state to truly reform the nation's engines of financialization is like asking the cocaine addict married to the wealthy dealer to divorce the dealer.

Most observers think they know why the government (i.e. the state) has failed to truly reform the financial system: corrupt politicos  on the receiving end of the Too Big to Fail...
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Pestering Apple about its cash hoard has become something of a sport for activist investors. A while back, David Einhorn, for instance, demanded that Apple return some of its massive cash hoard to shareholders in the form of preferred stock, or iPrefs, as he called them. Apple refused, instead opting for a combination of share repurchases and

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It is likely that Ebola will be contained in the United States, but errors in Texas show we have room for improvement in responding to public health emergencies.

On October 15, the second case of Ebola transmitted in the United States was confirmed in Texas between patient Thomas Eric Duncan and a health worker. Even more frightening, perhaps, is

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