Global Markets Overview....
Doug Noland Weekly Essay " Yellen On Inflation " and weekly review of global markets & market moving news.
Mad world: Global bonds have gained $600bn in value this week on dovish Fedspeak & soft US CPI while global stocks hit a fresh all-time high
Wealth for All: Global stocks gained another $1.6trn this week. Equities now worth $76.9trn, highest in history. Equals to 102% of world GDP
British Pound briefly breaks above $1.31 as speculators keep reducing their bearish bets.
European Monetary Fund ready for crises from 2019. Likely to become a competitor of #IMF in helping govts in crisis. https://global.handelsblatt.com/politics/european-monetary-fund-ready-for-crises-from-2019-esm-imf-euro-zone-eu-797805#.WWkuVJ6_hpM.twitter …
Stock Market hit another all-time high yesterday - despite the Russian hoax story! Also, jobs numbers are starting to look very good!
Stock Market at new all-time high! Working on new trade deals that will be great for U.S. and its workers!
Russian lawyer who met with Trump Jr. admits she was in touch with top Russian prosecutor http://hill.cm/Hvbr30n
Top insurer groups blast Cruz amendment to GOP ObamaCare repeal bill in rare letter http://hill.cm/j5gRqjB
GOP lawmaker breaks with party, hits Trump officials for changing stories on Russian meetings http://hill.cm/MGgjayB
Moderate Republicans remain undecided on new GOP ObamaCare repeal bill http://hill.cm/eLIumoh
Insurers demand “unworkable” Cruz proposal be dropped from healthcare bill
Homeland Security confirms Russian lawyer was granted special entry into US http://hill.cm/jxkFVvC
Trump says the wall needs to be see-through to avoid injury from drug bags. @wired looks at physics of tossed bags. https://www.wired.com/story/trump-heroin-wall-physics/amp …
He'll always have Paris: Trump was buoyed by the pomp of his France trip, only to return to dysfunction and scandal
House panel postpones Roger Stone’s Russia testimony http://politi.co/2tVsdNf
Trump pushing to use UN climate fund for coal plant instead: report http://hill.cm/LaJU2B4
Trump lawyer: This will all make "a fascinating movie one day - but none of it violates the law" http://hill.cm/WZlLBOH
Kushner's lawyer stepping back from representing him in Trump-Russia probe: report http://hill.cm/0qVjG8m
Ex-Dem lawmaker: Trump Jr. meeting with Russian lawyer "a bunch of nothing" http://hill.cm/bSr96FS
Kushner Cos. sought Qatar funds as Jared advised President Trump http://trib.al/Y8vSMhI
Trump again turns to Supreme Court on travel ban. Court could act very quickly. https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-07-15/trump-takes-travel-ban-dispute-to-u-s-supreme-court-again … via @bpolitics
Potential War Crimes By West Supported Forces
FWIW: Geolocation of two of the videos showing executions in Mosul, #Iraq. http://wikimapia.org/#lang=en&lat=36.352916&lon=43.125643&z=19&m=bs …
The same source "the commander of 16th division ordered his soldiers 'annihilate them, use ur tanks, don't leave anyone behind'"
The decision of Mass Executions of the remaining civilians in the old city was solely taken & executed by the 9th & 16th divisions.
Al-Saadi, Riyadh Jalal & Yarallah refused the decision but the leaders of the 9th & 16th army divisions executed the decision.
A private source to Mosul Eye: a heated altercation occurred between Al-Saadi and the head of the 9th & 16 army division+
Mass Executions"Speicher Style" for the last survivors of the old city.ISF is killing and throwing bodies of everyone it finds to the river.
If SDF engages in extrajudicial executions , any different from ISIS - in that specific regard ?
2/ We dont know identity of man getting shot. Not clear if he's civilian or with ISIS. Killers in clip speak one Kurdish word, rest Arabic.
3/ I am trying to get in touch with SDF media office to get a response to this video. Will update you as soon a possible. @akhbar
4/ I just spoke to Mustafa Bali, head of media office of SDF here in N-Syria. He says SDF is aware of video, investigation already started.
5/ Mustafa Bali of SDF tells me in response to the execution video: what happened is a crime. No justification. Culprits will be punished.
6/ Mustafa Bali of SDF tells me: We don't know who killers in vid are. We don't know if they are YPG or SDF. We're trying to determine that.
7/ Mustafa Bali of SDF: all these details will be determined in investigation. If video is real, culprits will be found and punished.
France calls for lifting of sanctions on Qatar citizens http://aje.io/4lq96
Qatar has made important contributions to the US led coalition against ISIS & we will continue to be a reliable & strong partner to the US.
Qatar played a crucial role in hosting Al Udeid Base at a time when other nations in the region denied US a military presence on their soil.
What's behind the demand to shut down Al Jazeera? http://aje.io/f3lcq
Not going to be resolved quickly , for sure...
The latest updates on the Qatar-Gulf crisis: http://aje.io/zdxhk
Trump openly mentioning alternatives to Al-Udaid Airbase in Qatar something that both Pentagon & State have not done
#Aleppo | Turkish artillery hit Qastal Jando and Qatma villages near Afrin
NEW MAP: #SAA launched operations in order to isolate #ISIS held E-#Hama areas. #Syria HD-map: http://www.mediafire.com/view/lfqq24dnxc49cad/SE%20SYRIA_15.07..jpg# …
On Facebook - Central Bank of #Libya says cash will continue 2 b scarce for 9 more months. True or False?
Court rules Libyan grandparents and other relatives now can travel to the US - https://www.libyaherald.com/2017/07/15/court-rules-libyan-grandparents-and-other-relatives-now-can-travel-to-the-us/ …
Current projections of #Libya’s 2017 wage bill vs oil income.
A confirmation of the deficit warned about above. #Libya’s oil income currently cannot even cover salaries alone.
Labraq mayor refuses Nazhuri dismissal, plans court challenge -
In east Libyan, a private plane carrying 'medical supplies' for the hospitals in Benghazi left Germany & landed in Benina airport.
Chronology of the failed coup — Evidence of Gülen’s Involvement in July 15 Coup Attempt | Report by DSfPS http://www.dailysabahcentre.com/research/evidence-of-gulens-involvement-in-july-15-coup-attempt-16/ …
As Turkey marks one year since the quashed military coup, 7,400 civil servants are dismissed from their positions http://www.itv.com/news/2017-07-15/turkey-marks-first-anniversary-of-quashed-military-coup/ …
UPDATE - Hundreds of thousands begin marking coup bid anniversary in Turkey http://bit.ly/2tUw5iS
China's embassy in Turkey issued travel warning to its citizens on Fri, the anniversary of military coup attempt in #Turkey
"From now on, nothing will be as it was before July 15" - Erdogan Turkey marks one year since failed coup attempt http://aje.io/9gsrp