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ZeroHedge – Frontrunning – 24 June 2014

  • ZeroHedgeThe Kerry Konfusion Kontinues: Kerry urges Kurds to save Iraq from collapse (Reuters)
  • Abe Unveils Japan’s New Growth Strategy (WSJ)
  • Because the recovery: Avon to Cut 600 Jobs as CEO McCoy Seeks to Trim Expenses (BBG)
  • Iraqi Parties Pressure Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki to Step Down (WSJ)
  • Ukraine Rebels Call Cease-Fire to Match Government Truce (BBG)
  • IRS accused of obstruction over lost emails in Tea Party affair (Reuters)
  • IRS chief scorched as ‘liar’ (WND)
  • Sterling Dips On Carney’s Views On Soft Wages (FT)
  • Big Investors Missed Stock Rally (WSJ)
  • U.K. Jury Finds Coulson Guilty of Conspiracy to Intercept Phone Voice-Mail Messages (WSJ)
  • HSBC to halve countries served by private bank, sells assets (Reuters)
  • Bond Market Has $900 Billion Mom-and-Pop Problem When Rates Rise (BBG)
  • Egypt’s president says will not interfere in judicial rulings (Reuters)
  • Goodbye Boeing “durable orders”: Officials at Ex-Im Bank Face Investigations (WSJ)
  • Who Gets Into NYC’s Elite Schools? Wrong Mix of Kids, De Blasio Says, Fighting Test (BBG)
  • Apple’s Big IPhones Said to Start Production Next Month (BBG)
  • Iran seeks to resolve HSBC freeze on some trade financing (Reuters)
  • Ex-Millennium Fund Manager Gets Four Years in Prison (BBG)

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ZeroHedge – Frontrunning – 23 June 2014

  • ZeroHedgeThe Man Who Broke the Middle East (Politico)
  • Kerry presses Maliki as Iraq loses control of Syrian, Jordanian borders (Reuters)
  • Hank Paulson takes on global warming next: The Coming Climate Crash – Lessons for Climate Change in the 2008 Recession (NYT)
  • In Yellen We Trust Is Bond Mantra as Inflation Threats Dismissed (BBG)
  • After port fraud, China’s vast warehouse sector under scrutiny (Reuters)
  • Draghi Says Unlimited Cash Through 2016 Is Rate Signal (BBG)
  • Tapes Said to Reveal Polish Minister Disparaging U.S. Ties (NYT)
  • CDC reassigns director of lab behind anthrax blunder (Reuters)
  • BNP set to receive ban to transact in USD as part of $9 billion settlement (WSJ)
  • GE Clears Last French Hurdle to Clinch Alstom Deal (BBG)
  • Al Jazeera journalists jailed in Egypt, supporters stunned (Reuters)
  • ISDA Asked to Rule If Argentina Credit-Default Swaps Triggered (BBG)
  • Prison Inmates Offer Captive Market For Gadget Makers (NBC)
  • Wealth Managers Exit India as Millionaires Hard to Entice (BBG)
  • U.S. Workers Can’t Get No (Job) Satisfaction (WSJ)
  • Isis jihadists using World Cup and Premier League hashtags to promote extremist propaganda on Twitter (Independent)
  • MH370 captain plotted route to southern Indian Ocean on home simulator (Telegraph)
  • DOD and VA Can’t Prove Their PTSD Care is Working, Study Claims (NBC)

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ZeroHedge – Frontrunning – 20 June 2014

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  • Must be an early winter: Housing Falters as Forecasters See U.S. Sales Dropping  (BBG)
  • China Property Failures Seen as $33 Billion in Trusts Due (BBG)
  • Polish Prime Minister Says Recording Scandal May Trigger Early Election (WSJ)
  • Iraqi forces ready push after Obama offers advisers (Reuters)
  • Priorities: U.S. cuts aid to Uganda, cancels military exercise over anti-gay law (Reuters)
  • Kurds’ Takeover of Iraqi City of Kirkuk Strengthens Their Hand (WSJ)
  • U.S. says government lab workers possibly exposed to anthrax (Reuters)
  • Netflix Up 21% With Tesla: The best U.S. stocks this month are ones that just a few months ago were the biggest losers (BBG)
  • Architects of Iraq Invasion Return to Blame Obama (BBG)
  • Nato claims Moscow funding anti-fracking groups (FT)
  • Lawmakers Skeptical GM Bosses Were Unaware of Defect (WSJ)
  • Corinthian Colleges Warns of Possible Shutdown (WSJ)
  • Taiwan’s Quanta to start mass production of Apple’s smartwatch in July (Reuters)
  • China Miners’ Loss Is BHP’s Gain as Iron Prices Slump 44% (BBG)
  • Icahn Urges Family Dollar CEO to Seek Sale ‘Immediately’ (BBG)
  • ValueAct’s Ubben Has a New Target: His Hedge-Fund Peers (WSJ)
  • Sex Workers Protest as Soho Swaps Sleaze for Champagne  (BBG)
  • Regulatory Scrutiny Transforms Washington’s Political-Intelligence Business (WSJ)

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ZeroHedge – Frontrunning – 17 june 2014

  • ZeroHedgeObama to tout manufacturing gains, highlight economic progress (Reuters)
  • Iraq Gunmen Attack North of Baghdad as Obama Weighs Plan (BBG)
  • Chinese Regulators Block Shipping Alliance Abandoned Deal (WSJ)
  • Russian $8.2 Trillion Oil Trove Locked Without U.S. Tech (BBG)
  • Ukrainian forces, rebels clash near Russian border (Reuters)
  • M&A talk lifts stocks, Iraq tensions ease slightly (Reuters)
  • Wealthy Clintons Use Trusts to Limit Estate Tax They Back (BBG)
  • Argentina vows to service debt despite new legal blow (Reuters)
  • Allergan’s Bitter Pill for Morgan Stanley (WSJ)
  • Islamists kill 50 in Kenya, some during World Cup screening (Reuters)
  • American Express Revs Up Pursuit of the Masses (WSJ)
  • GM’s Investigator Said Clues in Flaw Reports Were Missed, But Few Are Easily Available (WSJ)
  • Iraqi Kurds plan to continue oil exports, reach budget allocation (Reuters)
  • GM safety crisis grows with recall of 3 million more cars for ignition issues (Reuters)
  • Hong Kong banks investigated by HKMA over money laundering breaches (SCMP)

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ZeroHedge – Frontrunning – 16 June 2014

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  • Iraq Army Tries to Roll Back Sunni Militants’ Advance (BBG)
  • Starbucks to Subsidize Workers’ Online Degrees (WSJ)
  • ‘Bitcoin Jesus’ Calls Rich to Tax-Free Tropical Paradise (BBG)
  • Medtronic Is Biggest Firm Yet to Renounce U.S. Tax Status (BBG), Medtronic to buy Covidien for $42.9 billion, rebase in Ireland (Reuters)
  • Oil Topping $116 Seen Possible as Iraq Conflict Widens (BBG)
  • Putin Seeks Paris Landmark as Hollande’s Russia Ties Defy Obama (BBG)
  • GM Says It Has a Shield From Some Liability (WSJ)
  • BOJ’s Bond Paralysis Seen Spreading Across Markets (BBG)
  • Here comes 5G: EU, South Korea to Ally on Faster Mobile Access (WSJ)
  • Draghi Stock Rally Runs to Record Price-Earnings Ratio (BBG)
  • China sentences three to death for Tiananmen Square attack (Reuters)
  • Siemens, Mitsubishi Heavy Near Joint Alstom Offer (WSJ)
  • Israel expands West Bank hunt for missing teens, Palestinian killed (Reuters)
  • Could Stocks Melt Up? (WSJ)

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ZeroHedge – Frontrunning – 13 June 2014

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  • Tea Party struggles to repeat Cantor-style shock in Tennessee (Reuters)
  • Iran Deploys Forces to Fight al Qaeda-Inspired Militants in Iraq (WSJ)
  • Oil Rallies as Militant Advance in Iraq Threatens Crude (BBG)
  • Gold Set for First Back-to-Back Weekly Gain Since April (BBG)
  • Hedge Funds Get Stung by Slow Markets (WSJ)
  • Sterling nears 5-year high after Carney speech (FT)
  • Britain Warns Boom in Real-Estate Prices Threatens Economy (WSJ)
  • East Europe Leaders Urge EU Unity to Counter Russia (BBG)
  • Formula One Said to Be Valued at $8 Billion as Malone Seeks Stake (BBG)
  • Dumb and dumber: Abe Plans Company Tax Cut in 2015 as Kuroda Warns on Budget (BBG)
  • South African mining union leader says wage deal imminent (Reuters)
  • Dark Pools Take Larger Share of Trades Amid SEC Scrutiny (BBG)
  • Iraq Fighters Finding Support at Home Raises Risk of Attack (BBG)

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ZeroHedge – Frontrunning – 12 June 2014

  • ZeroHedgeIraqi Drama Catches U.S. Off Guard (WSJ)
  • Al-Qaeda Offshoot on NATO Border Threatens Turkish Rally (BBG)
  • It’s just the snow, people: U.S. Economic Recovery Looks Distant as Growth Lingers (NYT)
  • Freed Taliban leaders may remain in Qatar beyond one-year travel ban (Reuters)
  • BNP Paribas Executive Chodron de Courcel to Quit Post (WSJ)
  • Greenmail is back (WSJ)
  • Facebook Places Multiple Bets to Win Messenger Wars (BBG)
  • ECB easing to benefit Ukraine, Russia corporate bonds (Reuters)
  • Rome Shows the World How Not to Run Bike-Sharing Program (BBG)
  • Karachi airport attack signals tactical shift by Taliban (Reuters)
  • Inventor Targets Open-Air Defecation of 600 Million Indians (BBG)
  • CFA Institute Chief Departs After Disclosing Relationship (WSJ)
  • Foreign interns pay the price for Japan’s labor shortage (Reuters)
  • China denounces Japan protest over military jets’ close brush (Reuters)

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ZeroHedge – Frontrunning – 11 June 2014

  • ZeroHedgeWorld Bank Cuts Global Growth Forecast After ‘Bumpy’ 2014 Start (BBG)
  • Al-Qaeda Offshoot Threatens Iraq Oil Site After Taking Mosul (BBG)
  • Fed Prepares to Keep Record Balance Sheet for Years to Come (BBG)
  • EU investigates tax rulings on Apple, Starbucks, Fiat unit (Reuters)
  • Cantor Loss Shocks Republicans, Dims Immigration Changes (BBG)
  • More surveillance: Google to Buy Satellite-Imaging Startup for $500 Million (WSJ)
  • Tea Party activist who defeated Cantor focused on budget, immigration (Reuters)
  • Airbus Suffers Worst Order Loss as Emirates Deal Scrapped (BBG)
  • Amazon.com plans local services marketplace this year (Reuters)
  • Amazon Stops Taking Advance Orders for ‘Lego’ and Other Warner Videos (NYT)
  • China ramps up spending to spur economy, central bank sees stable policy (Reuters)
  • Microsoft Protests Order for Email Stored Abroad (NYT)
  • AIG Names Peter D. Hancock New CEO (Reuters)
  • Bank of England sends in hackers to test lenders’ defences (Independent)
  • Former and Current UPS Employees Allege Race Discrimination in Suit (WSJ)

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ZeroHedge – Frontrunning – 10 June 2014

  • ZeroHedgeUkraine, Russia Fail to Reach Deal in Natural-Gas Talks (WSJ)
  • Boko Haram Kidnaps More Girls in Nigeria (WSJ)
  • Déjà vu: echoes of pre-crisis world mount (FT)
  • Money market rates hit new low as ECB moves gain traction (Reuters)
  • ‘Dark Pools’ Face New SEC Probe (WSJ)
  • White House-Congress rift over Bergdahl deal deepens (Reuters)
  • Buffett Ready to Double $15 Billion Solar, Wind Bet (BBG)
  • Taxpayers Face Big Medicare Tab for Unusual Doctor Billings (WSJ)
  • Lean Retirement Faces U.S. Generation X as Wealth Trails (BBG)
  • Employers’ skills gap claim does not show up in US wage data (FT)
  • He is holding out for the Zuckerberg overbid: Donald Sterling says LA Clippers not for sale (WSJ)
  • Currency Carry Trades Rise in ECB’s Negative-Rate World (BBG)
  • High Yields on Chinese Corporate Bonds Lure Investors, Concerns About Economic Growth Put Aside (WSJ)
  • Two GM lawyers, quality control executive among those pushed out over switch (Reuters)
  • Tyson Wins Bid Against Itself (WSJ)
  • Greek deputy prime minister taken to hospital (Reuters)
  • Betting on boring brings stock outperformance in 2014 (Reuters)

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ZeroHedge – Frontrunning – 9 June 2014

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  • Attorneys Known for Large Civil Settlements Line Up to Sue GM Over Company’s Handling of Defective Ignition Switches (WSJ)
  • Pakistani Taliban attack airport in Karachi, 27 dead (Reuters)
  • U.S. Official: Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl Has Declined to Speak to His Family (WSJ)
  • Ukraine Gas Talks Resume in Brussels to Avoid Cut-off This Week  (BBG)
  • China’s Central Bank Flexes Muscle (WSJ)
  • China says Vietnam, Philippines’ mingling on disputed isle a ‘farce’ (Reuters)
  • World Needs Record Saudi Oil Supply as OPEC Convenes (BBG)
  • Kraft Raises Prices on Maxwell House, Yuban U.S. Coffee Products (BBG)
  • Credit Suisse May Split Off Part of its Fixed-Income Business (WSJ)
  • United Continental: One Sick Bird (WSJ)
  • Ukrainian Leader Says Eastern Violence Must End This Week (BBG)
  • Tyson Wins Battle to Buy Hillshire (WSJ)
  • Shorts Reload in S&P 500 Ritual That Signaled Gain Before (BBG)
  • Sterling Considering Moving Forward With Lawsuit Against NBA (WSJ)

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