Daily Archives: March 24, 2014

DutchNews – Dutch And Chinese Firms Sign Trade Deals Worth €1.5bn: Minister – 24 March 2014

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Dutch and Chinese firms have signed contracts to the value of €1.5bn during the official state visit by president Xi Jinping this weekend.

Read the full story at: www.dutchnews.nl / link to original article

 

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TheIndependent – UK’s Largest Hedge Funds Manage 82% Of Assets – 24 March 2014

The Independent

Financial Conduct Authority tells hedge fund giants to show integrity

By Jamie Dunkley

Quote: “Hedge funds manage $470 billion (£285 billion) in the UK, with 82 per cent of the assets controlled by just 20 large firms, the City regulator revealed today.”

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ZeroHedge – Furious Chinese Demand Money Back As Housing Bubble Pops – 24 March 2014

ZeroHedgeHell hath no fury like a woman scorned or, it seems, like a Chinese real estate speculator who is losing money. After four years of talking (and not doing much) about cooling the hot-money speculation that is the Chinese real-estate bubble (mirroring the US equity market bubble since stock-ownership is low in China), the WSJ reports that the people are restless as the PBOC actually takes actions – and prices are falling. With new project prices down over 20%, ‘homeowners’ exclaim “return our hard-earned money” and “this is very unfair” – who could have seen this coming?

Via WSJ,

After a four-year campaign by the government to cool spiraling property prices, rises in home prices are starting to slow and in some smaller cities they are weakening.

Growth in average housing prices in 70 Chinese cities moderated in February for the second-straight month though they were still nearly 9% higher compared with a year ago.

But weaker economic growth, slower home sales and rising volumes of unsold houses have convinced developers in a number of cities to cut prices to raise cash quickly.

Read the full story at: www.zerohedge.com / link to original article

Jon Rappoport – The story the Washington Post won’t print Mar24 – 24 March 2014

jon7In the world of spying and social engineering, the punch line you see coming isn’t always the real one. It’s just a setup for something else.

In many of my articles over the past 13 years, I’ve been explaining how this works in various covert theaters of operation.

Here’s another one.

To set the stage, read these three quotes from a March 18 Washington Post story, “NSA surveillance program reaches ‘into the past’ to retrieve and replay phone calls”:

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The Only Thing Governments Have Done – 24 March 2014

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TheGuardian – Co-Op Bank Needs £400m As Losses Deepen – 24 March 2014

The Guardian

Co-op Group, which owns just 30% of the bank, would need to put in more than £100m if it wanted to take part in the fundraisin

QUOTE : The Co-operative Group is facing a demand to pump more cash to its troubled banking arm which risks being crippled by a new £400m bill to pay compensation for mis-selling to customers.

CommonDreams – Supreme Court Rejects Coal Industry Attack On The EPA’s Power To Protect Clean Water – 24 March 2014

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Jim Hecker, Public Justice, (202) 797-8600, jhecker@publicjustice.net
Cindy Rank, West Virginia Highlands Conservancy, (304) 924-5802, clrank2@gmail.com
Vivian Stockman, Ohio Valley Environmental Coalition, (304) 927-3265, vivian@ohvec.org
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Jon Devine, Natural Resources Defense Council, (202) 289-2361, jdevine@nrdc.org

Supreme Court Rejects Coal Industry Attack on the EPA’s Power to Protect Clean Water

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ZeroHedge – Malaysia Airlines Says “Beyond Any Reasonable Doubt” Plane Crashed Into Indian Ocean, None Survived – 24 March 2014

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We assume this means that the search for the missing plane is now over, even though there is so far no evidence to substantiate the lack of “any reasonable doubt” behind the Malaysia Airlines claim. Continue reading

ZeroHedge – Frontrunning – 24 March 2014

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  • U.S. Small-Cap Rally Sends Valuation 26% Above 1990s  (BBG)
  • Russian troops seize Ukraine marine base in Crimea (Reuters)
  • Apple in Talks With Comcast About Streaming-TV Service (WSJ)
  • Top J.P. Morgan Executive in China to Leave Bank (WSJ)
  • Treasury’s Lew to undergo treatment for enlarged prostate (Reuters)
  • Billionaire Sought by U.S. Holds Key to Putin Gas Cash  (BBG)
  • Israel closes embassies around the world as diplomats strike (Reuters)
  • Herbalife to Nominate Three More Icahn Candidates to Board (BBG)
  • Australian ship homes in on possible debris from Malaysia plane (Reuters)
  • California DMV Investigating Potential Credit Card Breach (WSJ)
  • U.S. regulators failed to spot deadly GM defects that others saw (Reuters)
  • Egyptian court sentences 529 Brotherhood members to death (Reuters)
  • World Leaders Discuss Ukraine as Worry Grows Over Russia (BBG)
  • Drug Firms Focus on Advanced Melanoma (WSJ) Continue reading