Daily Archives: April 29, 2014

ZeroHedge – Gold Fix Manipulation Crackdown: Deutsche Officially Resigns London Fix Seat – 29 April 2014

ZeroHedgeThree months ago, we discussed the increasingly close eye that regulators were keeping on Deutsche Bank (and in fact many other precious metal fix providers) as manipulation concerns shifted from conspiracy theory to conspiracy fact. At the time, Deutsche – among other banks – had suggested it would relinquish its role on the London Fixing committee and was actively marketing its seat to other LBMA members – it failed to find a willing buyer; the WSJ now confirms…

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Hundreds Surround Int. Ministry HQ In Lugansk, Demand Police Surrender – 29 April 2014

RT logoAnti-government protesters have surrounded the Interior Ministry office in Lugansk, after seizing the city’s regional administration building and prosecutor’s office.

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Radiation Level In Tuna Off Oregon Coast Tripled After Fukushima Disaster – 29 April 2014

RT logoWhile the state of Oregon gears up to test its shores for radioactive contamination from Japan’s Fukushima nuclear disaster, university scientists have found that radiation levels in some albacore tuna caught off its coast have tripled.

According to researchers at the University of Oregon, the results came after tests analyzed the cesium levels in 26 tuna caught prior to the 2011 nuclear calamity – as far back as 2008 – and those caught after the accident.

Although the levels of radioactive isotopes in some of the tuna tripled after the disaster, the researchers found they are still “a thousand times lower” than the safety standards outlined by the US Department of Agriculture.

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ZeroHedge – Active Shooter At FedEx Facility In Atlanta: 6 Gunned Down, FBI On Scene – Live Feed – 29 April 2014

ZeroHedgePolice are looking for a man (reportedly a baggage handler) suspected of shooting six people at the FedEx facility in Kennesaw. As NBC11 reports, the shooting occurred at 545am as the male suspect arrved at the facility and started shooting:

  • FBI and ATF now on scene assisting local PD after 6 people have been shot at a FedEx center in Atlanta.
  • Shooter with shotgun wearing black tank top, black skulley, black cargo pants & shells across shoulder.

The facility is on lockdown with workers already at work being held in a warehouse and new arrivals turned away.

  • *POLICE CONFIRM 6 INJURED IN SHOOTING AT GEORGIA FEDEX FACILITY
  • *POLICE SAY SEARCH FOR SHOOTER EXPANDS TO OUTSIDE FEDEX BUILDING
  • *POLICE SAY ONE OF SIX SHOOTING VICTIMS IN CRITICAL CONDITION
  • *POLICE SAY `ACTIVE AND FLUID’ SITUATION AT FEDEX BUILDING
  • *POLICE SEARCHING BUILDING FOR MORE VICTIMS, OTHERS INVOLVED

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ZeroHedge – Frontrunning – 29 April 2014

  • ZeroHedgeEU regulators unveil details of bank stress tests (FT)
  • Just use NSAfari: U.S., UK advise avoiding Internet Explorer until bug fixed (Reuters)
  • China’s Income Inequality Surpasses U.S., Posing Risk for Xi  (BBG)
  • US races to refuel infrastructure fund as revenue dries up (FT)
  • New Era Dawns at Nokia as Company Appoints CEO, Plans $1.4 Billion Special Dividend, Share-Repurchase Program (WSJ)
  • Obama reassures allies, but doubts over ‘pivot’ to Asia persist (Reuters)
  • Dissent at SEC over bank waivers (FT)
  • U.S. Banks to Help Authorities with Tax Evasion Probe (WSJ)
  • U.S., Europe Impose New Sanctions on Russia (WSJ)
  • Why the U.S. Is Targeting the Business Empire of a Putin Ally (BBG)
  • Euro-Area April Economic Confidence Unexpectedly Declines (BBG)
  • Bitcoin traders settle class actions over failed Mt. Gox exchange (Reuters)
  • China’s Provinces Fail to Meet Lower 2014 Growth Goals (BBG)

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ActivistPost – Heather Callaghan – Common Core Made Comedian’s Children Cry – 29 April 2014

Logo_activistpost-com…and he just went on a Tweeting rant about it…

If you enjoy comedy, then chances are, you’ve become familiar with Louis C.K. at some point. Along with filling up auditoriums with his stand-up comedy, he has had success with television shows and a memorable appearance on Conan O’Brien. Remember ‘Everything’s Amazing and Nobody’s Happy‘?

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‘Robin Hood Of The Banks’ To RT: We’ll Create Different World With Our Own Rules – 29 April 2014

Enric Duran (image from http://enricduran.cat)

Enric Duran (image from http://enricduran.cat)

Enric Duran, dubbed the ‘Spanish Robin Hood of the Banks’, for swindling 39 banks out of half a million euros to redistribute them to organizations fighting against the established financial system, spoke to RT Spanish to reveal his moves and motives.

In hiding for more than a year, and in serious trouble with the courts, he nonetheless recently decided to break his silence and start speaking to the press to explain his vision and how he went about achieving it. Speaking to RT Spanish by Skype from an undisclosed location, he talks of the ingenious and simple tactic he used to cheat dozens of banks out of a half-million euros.

“I realized that loans below 6,000 euro don’t show up in Spain’s bank database,” he says, revealing the first step on the way to accumulating the fortune that later earned him his moniker.

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