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May 21, 2014

YouTube | Al Jazeera English has uploaded India's turning point and 2 other videos.

Al Jazeera English has uploaded India's turning point and 2 other videos
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India's turning point
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Thailand crisis: can martial law help?
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Christians face escalation in attacks in Israel
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Julian Phillips surmises that nearly all Western central bank gold is leased and gone: GATA | THE GATA DISPATCH -May 21, 2014-.

Julian Phillips surmises that nearly all Western central bank gold is leased and gone

Submitted by cpowell on 04:53PM ET Wednesday, May 21, 2014. Section: Daily Dispatches
7:50p ET Wednesday, March 21, 2014
Gold Forecaster editor Julian Phillips earns his tin-foil hat with his new commentary, "Will Central Banks Need to Buy Gold Back from the Market?," in which he surmises that nearly all Western central bank gold has been leased and is not readily recoverable. Phillips' commentary is posted at GoldSeek here --
-- and at 24hGold here:
CHRIS POWELL, Secretary/Treasurer
Gold Anti-Trust Action Committee Inc.

YouTube | RT has uploaded CrossTalk: Kiev's War

RT has uploaded CrossTalk: Kiev's War
CrossTalk: Kiev's War
Is there any way the unelected western-backed government in Kiev can legitimise itself? Can federalization and decentralization be a solution to the crisis? Why does Kiev reject this? And is the upcoming the choice between "Coke and Pepsi"? CrossTalking with Caleb Maupin, Sarah Lain and Robert Parry.

YouTube | RT has uploaded Whistle-Brawlers: Row over WikiLeaks threat to name NSA-target country.

RT has uploaded Whistle-Brawlers: Row over WikiLeaks threat to name NSA-target country
Whistle-Brawlers: Row over WikiLeaks threat to name NSA-target country
Despite warnings that doing so "could lead to increased violence" and potentially deaths, anti-secrecy group WikiLeaks says it plans to publish the name of a country targeted by a massive United States surveillance operation. READ MORE:

YouTube | VOAvideo has uploaded After Thai Army Hosts Peace Talks, Opposing Sides to Meet Again -May 21, 2014-.

VOAvideo has uploaded After Thai Army Hosts Peace Talks, Opposing Sides to Meet Again
After Thai Army Hosts Peace Talks, Opposing Sides to Meet Again
A day after Thailand's army chief declared martial law, he gathered top politicians and protest leaders for talks in Bangkok. The talks are intended to try to break the six-month political deadlock that continues to damage the country's economy. VOA Correspondent Steve Herman reports from Bangkok.

FTC | Scam Alerts -May 21, 2014: Once more into the breach: What eBay users need to know

Federal Trade Commission Consumer Information
by Nicole Fleming
Consumer Education Specialist, FTC
As news about the eBay hack hits the media, you may be wondering what you can do to protect yourself from fraud. First, change your eBay password. When you create your new password,keep these tips in mind.
If you used your eBay ID or password for other accounts, change them, too. Hackers sometimes try stolen IDs and passwords on different websites to gain control of other accounts.
Don’t confirm or provide personal information in response to an email or text, and don’t click on links in unexpected messages.
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DealBook P.M. Edition - May 21, 2014: Top Story: News Analysis: In Credit Suisse Settlement, a Question of Justice.

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Brady W. Dougan, chief of Credit Suisse, at the general assembly in Zurich.
News Analysis: In Credit Suisse Settlement, a Question of Justice Although Credit Suisse is paying stiff penalties as part of its convictions, many critics have been left disappointed by what the plea deal didn't do.
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Timothy F. Geithner, the former Treasury secretary, with President Obama in December 2012.
The Trade: Geithner Book Reveals Consensus, Not Vision, During Financial Crisis The flaws in Timothy Geithner's tenure turn out to have replicated themselves in other Obama appointees, writes Jesse Eisinger of ProPublica.
Fang Fang, a former head of China investment banking at JPMorgan Chase, has been arrested by Hong Kong's anticorruption agency, a Chinese news report said.
Former Top JPMorgan Banker in China Is Said to Have Been Arrested in Hong Kong Fang Fang, who resigned amid an inquiry by the United States into JPMorgan Chase's hiring practices in China, was recently arrested by anticorruption investigators and released.
AstraZeneca offices in Macclesfield, England. Its board rejected Pfizer's  $119 billion bid, so a deal appears to be unlikely.
AstraZeneca's Shareholders Remain Sharply Divided Over Talks With Pfizer The fragmented response offers a glimmer of hope to Pfizer, but AstraZeneca also contends that under British takeover law, its hands are tied unless a third part steps in with a competing bid.
Pfizer's latest offer valued AstraZeneca at about $119 billion.
Reuters Breakingviews: Pfizer-AstraZeneca Talks Need a Rest and Then a Fresh Start If a merger with Pfizer really makes sense, AstraZeneca's decision is not now or never, Christopher Hughes of Reuters Breakingviews writes.
Paul Singer founded Elliott Management, which urged McKesson to raise its offer for the German drug wholesaler Celesio.
Hedge Fund Sues McKesson Unit Over Celesio DealMagnetar Capital contends in its lawsuit filed in Germany that McKesson violated German takeover law by paying more to some holders of Celesio's convertible bonds than it did to shareholders to secure the deal.
A JBS meat-packing plant in Sao Paulo, Brazil, in 2005.
Big Meatpacker JBS Plans I.P.O. for Brazil OperationsJBS, which owns brands like Pilgrim's Pride and Swift, plans to spin off its Brazilian pork, poultry and food-processing operations and raise about $1.8 billion in an offering, according to a person briefed on the matter.
Headquarters of the German lender Commerzbank in Frankfurt.
Commerzbank Suspends 2 Currency Traders The German lender Commerzbank said the traders were suspended for breaking internal rules, calling the incident "isolated" and stating that "the bank and the individuals concerned in no way profited."
Stephen Hertz, Corporate Lawyer, Dies at 55 Mr. Hertz was as a partner at the prominent white-shoe law firm Debevoise & Plimpton and often wrote about trends in the world of private equity.
Hard Questions Await Co-Chiefs at Deutsche Annual MeetingDeutsche Bank will hold its annual shareholders meeting on Thursday in Frankfurt. Anshu Jain and Jürgen Fitschen, the co-chief executives, are likely to face questions about whether shareholders will be asked to put up more capital and whether they should expect more losses related to lawsuits and official investigations into bank conduct.
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WSJ | Biggest Decliners Closing May 21, 2014.

Biggest Decliners Closing
Biggest Decliners
4:32 pm ET 05/21/2014
Lentuo International (LAS)151,509$1.90-0.30-13.64
Booz Allen Hamilton Holding (BAH)2,413,36022.17-2.24-9.18
Doral Financial (DRL)813,1222.66-0.25-8.59
Dycom Industries (DY)828,07629.36-2.30-7.26
American Eagle Outfitters (AEO)17,219,88610.60-0.73-6.44
Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage (NGVC)453,46520.77-1.43-6.44
NeoPhotonics (NPTN)208,8553.96-0.25-5.94 (CRM)20,441,41450.19-2.70-5.10
China Digital TV Holding ADS (STV)342,9852.78-0.14-4.79
Country Style Cooking Restaurant Chain ADS (CCSC)5,8909.01-0.41-4.35
Maui Land&Pineapple (MLP)10,3718.05-0.35-4.17
Star Gas Partners (SGU)323,8566.16-0.26-4.05
Heico (HEI)441,02952.18-2.01-3.71
J.C. Penney (JCP)25,127,6678.60-0.33-3.70
YPF ADS (YPF)2,166,94928.48-1.08-3.65
MagnaChip Semiconductor (MX)482,15612.55-0.44-3.39
Renren Cl A ADS (RENN)1,147,9553.17-0.11-3.35
Tilly's (TLYS)103,70210.14-0.35-3.34
Universal (UVV)494,07652.84-1.82-3.33
Express (EXPR)7,600,23913.65-0.47-3.33
Alliant Techsystems (ATK)1,184,205120.19-3.98-3.21
YuMe (YUME)408,4375.28-0.17-3.12
KB Financial Group ADS (KB)98,20734.77-1.10-3.07
A.M. Castle (CAS)161,96211.80-0.37-3.04
AuRico Gold (AUQ)1,399,7553.62-0.11-2.95
bluebird bio (BLUE)1,197,079$23.25-3.96-14.55
PETsMART (PETM)12,745,49857.02-5.17-8.31
ViaSat (VSAT)1,410,64853.87-4.77-8.13
Acceleron Pharma (XLRN)370,30929.43-2.33-7.34
uniQure (QURE)46,8578.63-0.67-7.20
Fairway Group Holdings Cl A (FWM)339,5375.59-0.43-7.14
Celladon (CLDN)107,6108.93-0.65-6.78
Intermolecular (IMI)518,7492.65-0.19-6.69
China Mobile Games&Entertainment Group ADS (CMGE)327,10619.80-1.37-6.47
QC Holdings (QCCO)26,1152.17-0.15-6.47
Versartis (VSAR)73,29726.01-1.79-6.44
Learning Tree International (LTRE)4,9272.80-0.18-6.04
Auspex Pharmaceuticals (ASPX)152,97618.35-1.15-5.90
Dendreon (DNDN)2,514,5812.18-0.13-5.63
Gilat Satellite Networks (GILT)18,0304.58-0.27-5.57
Regulus Therapeutics (RGLS)52,2136.32-0.37-5.53
Ophthotech (OPHT)1,073,82937.00-2.16-5.52
Zogenix (ZGNX)1,928,9361.94-0.11-5.37
TetraLogic Pharmaceuticals (TLOG)103,5634.55-0.24-5.01
American Realty Capital Properties (ARCP)52,541,76712.26-0.64-4.96
Prosensa Holding (RNA)124,1206.28-0.32-4.85
Five Prime Therapeutics (FPRX)269,44211.99-0.60-4.77
Extreme Networks (EXTR)1,891,9564.00-0.20-4.76
SCYNEXIS (SCYX)30,3509.03-0.44-4.65
QuickLogic (QUIK)891,0833.73-0.18-4.60
Direxion Daily Natural Gas Related Bear 3x Shares (GASX)72,804$15.59-0.99-5.97
VelocityShares 3x Inverse Crude ETN linked to the S&P GSCI Crude Oil Index Excess Return (DWTI)150,73524.30-1.20-4.70
Direxion Daily FTSE China Bear 3X Shares (YANG)25,89522.50-1.00-4.26
VelocityShares 3x Long Natural Gas ETN linked to the S&P GSCI Natural Gas Index Excess Return (UGAZ)312,36224.02-0.96-3.84
C-TRACKS Exchange Trade Notes based on the Performance of the Citi Volatility Index Total Return (CVOL)48,8812.03-0.07-3.33
Direxion Daily Russia Bear 3x Shares (RUSS)167,55112.15-0.41-3.26
Direxion Daily Energy Bear 3x Shares (ERY)396,09115.52-0.50-3.12
ProShares Ultra VIX Short-Term Futures ETF (UVXY)3,727,20341.19-1.29-3.04
ProShares UltraPro Short Dow30 (SDOW)1,006,86628.05-0.84-2.91
ProShares UltraShort Consumer Services (SCC)2,20118.19-0.53-2.84
PowerShares DB Crude Oil Double Short ETN (DTO)480,87729.90-0.84-2.73
Direxion Daily Junior Gold Miners Index Bear 3X Shares (JDST)441,34124.80-0.69-2.71
ProShares Ultra DJ-UBS Natural Gas (BOIL)18,26345.89-1.22-2.59
ProShares UltraPro Short S&P 500 (SPXU)2,962,02953.70-1.36-2.47
iPath Pure Beta Nickel ETN (NINI)3,87434.36-0.87-2.47
Direxion Daily S&P 500 Bear 3X Shares (SPXS)2,232,03029.36-0.74-2.46
ProShares UltraShort Oil&Gas (DUG)206,51541.92-1.05-2.44
ProSharesUltraShortDJUBSCrudeOil (SCO)2,285,70526.12-0.64-2.39
Teucrium Sugar Fund (CANE)16,17914.85-0.36-2.37
iPath Dow Jones UBS Natural Gas SubindexTotal Return ETN (GAZ)22,7042.95-0.07-2.32
Direxion Daily Emerging Markets Bear 3x Shares (EDZ)476,76233.88-0.80-2.31
ProShares UltraShort MSCI Japan (EWV)3,41771.76-1.69-2.30
Direxion Daily Developed Markets Bear 3x Shares (DPK)5,18829.83-0.68-2.23
Direxion DailyTechnology Bear 3x Shares (TECS)39,46517.77-0.40-2.20
ProShares UltraShort FTSE China 25 (FXP)54,89565.21-1.44-2.16
Methes Energies International (MEIL)812,474$2.07-0.77-27.11
eOn Communications (EONC)554,7603.42-0.72-17.39
Provectus Biopharmaceuticals (PVCT)10,413,6312.24-0.46-17.04
bluebird bio (BLUE)1,197,07923.25-3.96-14.55
Lentuo International (LAS)151,5091.90-0.30-13.64
La Jolla Pharmaceutical (LJPC)501,8877.60-0.97-11.32
Booz Allen Hamilton Holding (BAH)2,413,36022.17-2.24-9.18
LiveDeal (LIVE)505,3482.38-0.24-9.16
Ohr Pharmaceutical (OHRP)224,8308.18-0.79-8.81
MGC Diagnostics (MGCD)24,4159.85-0.93-8.63
Doral Financial (DRL)813,1222.66-0.25-8.59
PETsMART (PETM)12,745,49857.02-5.17-8.31
Aldeyra Therapeutics (ALDX)4,8666.73-0.61-8.31
ViaSat (VSAT)1,410,64853.87-4.77-8.13
Adamis Pharmaceuticals (ADMP)393,4825.60-0.48-7.89
Acceleron Pharma (XLRN)370,30929.43-2.33-7.34
Dycom Industries (DY)828,07629.36-2.30-7.26
uniQure (QURE)46,8578.63-0.67-7.20
Fairway Group Holdings Cl A (FWM)339,5375.59-0.43-7.14
Tel Instrument Electronics (TIK)6,7805.02-0.38-7.04
1347 Property Insurance Holdings (PIH)40,6938.90-0.67-7.00
Celladon (CLDN)107,6108.93-0.65-6.78
Inovio Pharmaceuticals (INO)3,706,0422.09-0.15-6.70
Intermolecular (IMI)518,7492.65-0.19-6.69
China Mobile Games&Entertainment Group ADS (CMGE)327,10619.80-1.37-6.47
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Includes common, closed end funds, ETFs, ETNs and REITS with prior day close of $2 a share or higher, with volume of at least 2,000.
x - stock is trading ex-dividend
Source: WSJ Market Data Group