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FAST FIVE: US Futures Slide After China Data Disappointments

China's economic momentum appeared to slow from March's data as while Industrial Production handsomely beat expectations, Retail Sales were below the lowest estimate and Fixed Asset Investment was the weakest since Dec 1999. While the reports are supposedly among the first official readings unaffected by the Lunar New Year holiday – Read more…

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FAST FIVE: EMP: Elaborate Hoax Or Legitimate Threat?

Some examples- “The EMP Threat”, editorial, 9 August 2008. “A state would be highly unlikely to launch an EMP strike from their own territory because the rocket could be traced to the country of origin and would probably result in nuclear or massive conventional retaliation by the US” -However, we Read more…

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