Actual employment data vs expectations ..
US Yield Curve ends the week at a new expansion low, 75 bps to inversion. https://pensionpartners.com/waiting-for-an-inverted-yield-curve-waiting-for-godot/ …
Volatility Index: -49% since the post-Brexit closing high of 25.76, the largest 2-week Vol crash in history. $VIX
Chart: New record low for the long bond; below 2.1% -
US 30-yr yield hit an all-time low today while the S&P 500 (total return) hit an all-time high. Just another day.
S&P: 497 stocks closed higher today, tied for 2nd place all-time. $SPX
CFTC shows COMEX gold & silver net longs hit record high, WTI crude futures net longs cut to lowest since March http://www.cftc.gov/Marketreports/CommitmentsofTraders/index.htm …
US Baker Hughes Rig Count 440 (prev. 431); Oil Rigs 351 (prev. 341), Gas Rigs: 88 (prev. 89)
Rig count rises most in a year..
UK Politics / Post Brexit News....
US Banks not pulling up stakes..
Trade talks with India start..
Much better address than Farage address..
Checking May on immigration. ..
@FraserNelson This arrogant failure by the government to plan for Brexit has created weeks of avoidable uncertainty & market turbulence
Denmark and Norway want the EU to offer Britain generous exit terms. Germany, France, Sweden and Finland don't:
42 Tory MPs are calling for the leadership contest to be accelerated due to the "exceptional post-Brexit times".
Note - news flow changes as an incident unfolds in real time...
Blue Lives certainly matter. Shootings condemned by organizer of the protest in Dallas.
Alert warns that “multiple groups are calling for or planning riots and/or violence against law enforcement in Baton Rouge and Shreveport
@fredwalton216 Louisiana beginning Friday July 8 2016 and continuing through at least July 10, 2016. 2
Boston police issues warning about possible threats to officers http://fox25.com/29uBJzx
WATCH: Protests growing larger in Atlanta, police blocking http://cbsn.ws/29u9jTQ
Obama:I order that flag of the US shall be flown at half-staff at the White House & upon all public buildings & grounds until sunset July 12
'Vague threat' made against Orlando Police Department, chief says http://dlvr.it/LlcWHG
Dallas shooter killed by police , identified as former US Army veteran Micah Johnson.
Dallas police chief: we used a robot to detonate a bomb next to the suspect, killing him. He did NOT shoot himself.
This seems a pretty current and accurate status
Dallas Chief: 4 people working together with rifles, triangulated in positions for attack.
Just documenting footage...
fred walton @fredwalton216
The snipers appear to have acquired a level of training from somewhere , that's beyond capabilities of amateurs.
We still don’t have a complete comfort level that we have all the suspects,” Chief Brown said.
Horrible news-anyone thinking this helps is dangerously misguided.Keep the families of the officers in your prayers
Odds & Ends.....
Powerful statement from French Trade Minister regarding Barroso.
Bomb explosion on a Taiwan train. WTF is breaking out all around the globe ??
35 killed in deadly attack on Shiite shrine north of Baghdad as Abadi sacks security chief http://rudaw.net/english/middleeast/iraq/080720161 …
Financial & political crisis for Italy on display..