Friday, October 21, 2016

Economic News , Data & Views...... October 21 , 2016 .....Friday Items 1) Markets : Friday Wrap For The Week That Was - Stocks , Bonds , Commodities & FX - US / Europe & Asia Markets. 2) Friday Massive DDOS Attacks Hits US & Europe. 3) EUCO Summit Items & Nuggets. 4) Odds & Ends.



Markets & Market Moving News.....








"It's Really Broken" - Divergences, Decouplings, & Distractions Dominate Week In Stocks, Bonds, FX










Another day around the way...








Morning news round up...








Good morning from Berlin. Asia stocks slip as stronger dollar weighs on risk sentiment. Dollar index hits 7mth high as euro slides after ECB








crude futures settle at $50.85/bbl.⬆$0.22. +0.43%. $CLZ6







Baker Hughes rig count 10/21: +11 rigs. 443 total.








| NOC's Sanallah: current crude output 575kbd. will reach 900kbd by year's end. Al Wasat.







| energy min Novak friday: will offer some proposals to al-Falih this weekend. still believes the need for prod freeze. RTRS.









| energy min Novak friday: russia planning to produce 11mbd crude in 2017 (currently producing 11.11mbd). reuters.







The comeback kid: Dollar index DXY hits 8-mth high, while Euro drops to 7mth low.








Welcome to ECB's monetary-policy prison camp: Rates stay low BUT Inflation is rising & could wipe out German savings







drops below $1.09 after meeting. 2y Bund/US Treasury spread points to way lower Euro, suggesting a level around $1.05.







DDOS Attack....





Group allegedly responsible for DDOS attack , to show "solidarity"....






So , today's DDOS attack in US and Europe came from WikiLeaks supporters , who incorrectly thought Asante was dead?










Okay , let's suppose these are hackers from Russia. What is the endgame here ?







"PayPal said that the outage prevented some customers in "certain regions" from making payments." - it's contained






INTERNET DOMAIN NAME SERVICE PROVIDER DYN SAYS IT IS DEFENDING AGAINST A THIRD WAVE OF COMPLEX ATTACKS






DYN SAYS ATTACK BEING WAGED FROM DEVICES INFECTED WITH MALWARE, COMING FROM TENS OF MILLIONS OF IP ADDRESSES AROUND GLOBE








Websites that went down b/c of this morning's DDoS attack include: • Twitter • SoundCloud • Spotify • Netflix • Reddit • Disqus • PayPal







Broad internet service disruptions across US








Denial of service attacks return for round two...










Cyber attack in US primarily focused on East Coast - seemingly from Maryland/Northern Virginia up the Coastline.










EUCO Summit....






Can't stop , won't stop...









Failure of Canada trade deal proves Remainers point that negotiating an EU deal will be a nightmare & Leavers point that EU is dysfunctional








EU leaders reveal their pettiness ...









Pretty much the situation , described in a nutshell.










G.L.W.T Tsipras...












MNI: TRIPRAS: ALL EU MEMBERS MUST HONOUR IMMIGRATION AGREEMENT








MNI: TSIPRAS: TURKEY MUST INCLUDE CYPRUS TO LIFT VISA RESTRICTIONS








EU COUNTRIES THAT DO NOT RESPECT RULES ON MIGRANTS HAVE NO RIGHT TO GET SAME LEVEL OF EU FUNDS IN NEXT YEARS - RENZI









Wallonia still holding its ground regarding CETA...









Morning Note: 1. Brexit stances harden in Brussels. 2. DBK stock recovers DoJ fallout. 3. The euro slides for 4th day










Matteo Renzi stated he did not think “that the difficult situation in Syria could be solved by additional sanctions on Russia”.









EU drops sanctions threat against Russia over Syria










Odds & Ends....







Ex-police chief of Iguala, Mexico, arrested, officials say. He was wanted in 2014 disappearance of 43 students.








"Day of the Dead" is every Sunday through Saturday in Mexico..









To follow easily , go to full screen.Takeaway -everyone has access to drones these days , including AQ/ISIS/Taliban.











Fill this away -one gentleman calling a Trump win with high degree of certainty.









Here's a Wikileaks email showing some of the liberal bloggers huddling w/the Hillary campaign to push Bernie hits








Gloves are off , Maduro shows his true colors. Ball in the Court of Opposition and citizens now.











BREAKING: London Airport evacuated after passengers reported feeling sick










Chemical incident of some type being reported in London...










airport now declared safe according to Sky News, no info as to the cause of the "chemical incident"










So why did dozens of people come down with breathing difficulties , at around the same time. Collective hysteria?











Turkey struck YPG in northern Syria 'to prevent march to al-Bab,' reports











Islamist terrorists publicly executed 14 officials yesterday for encouraging people to use the humanitarian corridors.







US confirms that it is using Depleted Uranium in anti-ISIS operations in Syria:









Not new , just being reported for a change. So much for the alleged "moderate rebel" myth.













2 x 152 mm Type-83, 2 x Chieftain MBT, 5 X EE-9 , 2 AMX-10P being reactivated under Ministry of Industry & Minerals supervision.
 










Mosul Operation state of play -events of October 20th..









An ISIS militant exited Hotel Cihad in#Kirkuk & blew himself up in front of the building.Minutes after, a 2nd ISIS









An ISIS militant exited Hotel Cihad in & blew himself up in front of the building. Minutes after, a 2nd ISIS militant did the same.









Massive coalition airstrikes today on fronts. Also supporting the & people of wipe out infiltrating cells.









This PT from Michael Knight and the thread -the type of serious analysis one should read if interested in Iraq









CENTCOM told me depleted uranium munition was required to destroy ISIS targets on at least two occasions in Syria.










GNC gets big show of support in Tripoli from a Brigade from Misrata.










Casualties yesterday in for Bunyan Marsous (Misrata): 6 killed and 30 wounded, primarily from / snipers









GNA can't do anything about anything , other than talk.










Libya coastguard kills 4 refugees in violent attack on refugee boat












Spokesman for navy (UN-backed government) says coast guard not involved in attack today on migrant boat off Libya.













| Tight security with a number of armoured vehicles can be seen in front of the Rixos hotel & guest houses in


















State Council issues directive to employees to avoid its HQ for their own safety.












Sanallah says lawsuit filed against those impeding production at the al-Feel and Sharara oil fields.














Xi says China supports new Philippine government's efforts in fighting against drug, terrorism while meeting Duterte













US MILITARY VESSEL CARRIED OUT "FREEDOM OF NAVIGATION" OPERATION IN SOUTH CHINA SEA ON FRIDAY - U.S. OFFICIALS TELL REUTERS









Tunisia unrest about to become levered upward...









"Admiral Kuznetsov" group Udaloy I class anti-submarine destroyers Vice-Admiral Kulakov(626) & Severomorsk (619)










Admiral Kuznetsov carrier passing English Channel.Su-33,Ka-52 on deck.










Obamacare - the gift that keeps on giving..











Another one of those pesky emails , the type that Trump never seems to focus on in the Campaign.....