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Links 7/22/14

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Ukraine Open Thread (and Links)

In theory, I should post about Ukraine, but in practice, the news is thick on speculation and thin on evidence. And the rush to assign blame before all the facts are in*, particularly now that the black boxes from the downed Malaysian Airlines are in ... [Published naked capitalism - 2 hours ago]
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

The Argentina Debt Case

Almost everyone now knows that the world of international finance is not a particularly robust one, nor is it particularly just or fair. But it has just got even weirder and more fragile, if this can be imagined. A recent ruling of the U.S. Supreme Court, ... [Published naked capitalism - 5 hours ago]
Entities: Argentina, Relativity
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The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership: Review of Economic Blogs

Yves here. This post from VoxEU gives a partial answer to a question many US readers have been asking: what are the prospects for the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership? As we've written, the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership's ... [Published naked capitalism - 5 hours ago]
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

CBO – Still Pushing Deficit Scaremongering Propaganda

Yves here. We've written from time to time about the shameless partisan role that the Congressional Budget Office plays in stoking misguided and destructive concern about budget deficits. It's important to recognize the CBO's openly partisan stance on ... [Published naked capitalism - 6 hours ago]
First reported 13 hours ago - Updated 9 hours ago - 1 reports

Senate Report: Hedge Funds Used Basket Options to Save Billions in Taxes

The Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations released a report today that found that hedge funds have been using basket options to save billion in taxes. And when we say "billions," the report indicates it's more like tens of billions, since the ... [Published naked capitalism - 13 hours ago]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated 19 hours ago - 1 reports

Wolf Richter: UBS Warns Everything Is Overpriced, Prepares For Sell-Off

We think the market is stretched. If this is true, the market is already pricing most of the potential good news and is prone to react to bad news. ... [Published naked capitalism - Jul 21 2014]
Entities: Overpricing, UBS AG
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 2 reports

Links 7/21/14

First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Exclusive: High-Level NSA Whistleblower Says Blackmail Is a Huge – Unreported – Part of Mass Surveillance

It is well-documented that governments use information to blackmail and control people.The Express reported last month:British security services infiltrated and funded the notorious Paedophile Information Exchange in a covert operation to identify and ... [Published naked capitalism - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

PE Manager Chris Flowers Claims Regulations Will Scare Bank Investors Away and Create a Crisis

Nothing like a transparent effort to talk your own book. Private equity fund manager Chris Flowers, who focuses on financial services industry plays, complained to the Financial Times that regulators are messing up his business : ... [Published naked capitalism - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

Tom Engelhardt: Requiem for the American Century – Paragraph by Paragraph

* Seventy-three years ago, on February 17, 1941, as a second devastating global war approached, Henry Luce, the publisher of Time and Life magazines, called on his countrymen to “create the first great American Century.”  Luce died in 1967 at age 69. ... [Published naked capitalism - Jul 21 2014]
First reported Jul 21 2014 - Updated Jul 21 2014 - 1 reports

More Challenges to “More ‘Free Trade’ is Always Better” Orthodoxy

One way to induce a Pavlovian reflex in mainstream economists is to invoke the expression "free trade". Conventional wisdom holds that more trade is always better; only Luddites and protectionists are against it. That's one big reason why the toxic TransPacific ... [Published naked capitalism - Jul 21 2014]

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"I'm flabbergasted. I'm embarrassed. This is the biggest screw-up electorally that I've ever been involved in" said one progressive activist still sorting through the wreckage
...But as a CalPERS insider told us, "It was a race to see who was going to cut a deal first."
France appears to have taken its public relations strategy for dealing with $8.9 billion fine against BNP Paribas from an old saying among lawyers: "If you have the facts on your side, pound the facts. If you have the law on your side, pound the law. If you have neither on your side, pound the table." Here's the guts of the French compliant, which is that the US is abusing the power of dollar dominance:

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The Argentina Debt Case [Published naked capitalism - 5 hours ago]
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CBO – Still Pushing Deficit Scaremongering Prop... [Published naked capitalism - 6 hours ago]
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More Challenges to “More ‘Free Trade’ is Always... [Published naked capitalism - Jul 21 2014]
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Exclusive: High-Level NSA Whistleblower Says Bl... [Published naked capitalism - Jul 21 2014]
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The Mystery of Flight MH17: Motives, Missiles, ... [Published naked capitalism - Jul 20 2014]
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San Francisco July 30 Meetup Options [Published naked capitalism - Jul 19 2014]
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A Nation on the Brink: How America’s Policies S... [Published naked capitalism - Jul 18 2014]
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Ukraine Open Thread (and Links) [Published naked capitalism - 2 hours ago]
In theory, I should post about Ukraine, but in practice, the news is thick on speculation and thin on evidence. And the rush to assign blame before all the facts are in*, particularly now that the black boxes from the downed Malaysian Airlines are in ...
The Argentina Debt Case [Published naked capitalism - 5 hours ago]
Almost everyone now knows that the world of international finance is not a particularly robust one, nor is it particularly just or fair. But it has just got even weirder and more fragile, if this can be imagined. A recent ruling of the U.S. Supreme Court, ...
The Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partners... [Published naked capitalism - 5 hours ago]
Yves here. This post from VoxEU gives a partial answer to a question many US readers have been asking: what are the prospects for the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership? As we've written, the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership's ...
CBO – Still Pushing Deficit Scaremongering Prop... [Published naked capitalism - 6 hours ago]
Yves here. We've written from time to time about the shameless partisan role that the Congressional Budget Office plays in stoking misguided and destructive concern about budget deficits. It's important to recognize the CBO's openly partisan stance on ...
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