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Jun 19, 2014

YouTube | Al Jazeera English has uploaded Gaza tense amid Israeli airstrikes and Putin backs Ukraine peace plan. -June 19, 2014-.

Al Jazeera English has uploaded Gaza tense amid Israeli airstrikes and Putin backs Ukraine peace plan.

Gaza tense amid Israeli airstrikes
Al Jazeera English

Putin backs Ukraine peace plan
Al Jazeera English

Gerald Celente - Trends In The News - "Boots Or Flip Flops?" - (6/17/14): YouTube | Gerald Celente - Trends in The News

Gerald Celente has uploaded Gerald Celente - Trends In The News - "Boots Or Flip Flops?" - (6/17/14)

Gerald Celente - Trends In The News - "Boots Or Flip Flops?" - (6/1...
Gerald Celente

"Prestitutes interviewing "expert" prestitutes, Russia's "Gazprom" shuts down natural gas to Ukraine & General Motors recalls an additional 3 million defective vehicles!"

Original release: 6/17/14.­m

Fed probably can't 'normalize' balance sheet, Ing tells KWN: GATA | THE GATA DISPATCH -June 19, 2014-.

Fed probably can't 'normalize' balance sheet, Ing tells KWN

Submitted by cpowell 
 Thursday, June 19, 2014
Canadian market analyst John Ing tells King World News tonight that he doubts that the Federal Reserve can sell its debt instruments to "normalize" its balance sheet. As a result, he says, the U.S. dollar must go down. Ing adds that short positions in gold futures are especially vulnerable now. An excerpt from his interview is posted at the KWN Internet site here:
CHRIS POWELL, Secretary/Treasurer
Gold Anti-Trust Action Committee Inc.

China gold association chief talks gold down on its biggest day of the year: GATA | THE GATA DISPATCH -June 19, 2014-.

China gold association chief talks gold down on its biggest day of the year

Submitted by cpowell on 05:21PM ET Thursday, June 19, 2014. Section: Daily Dispatches
They haven't gotten all they want yet.
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Chinese Gold Demand Seen Flat to Lower This Year
By Nicole Mordant
Thursday, June 19, 2014
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Canada -- Private sector gold demand in China, which last year surpassed India to become the world's biggest consumer of the yellow metal, will be flat to slightly lower this year, a China Gold Association official said Thursday.
Demand for gold jewelry in China remains strong but interest in gold bar investments is soft compared with last year because of concerns about further weakness in the gold price, said Xin Song, president of the China Gold Association.
Although gold gained nearly 3 percent on Thursday to rise above $1,310 an ounce on the back of a drop in the dollar, bullion prices are still down 22 percent since the start of last year and a third below their all-time peak in September 2011.
"Demand will be almost the same as last year, or a little bit less. ... But for sure it will be over 1,000 tonnes," said Song, who was in Vancouver for an industry conference. ...
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DealBook P.M. Edition - June 19, 2014: G.E. Alters Its Alstom Bid in Effort to Win French Support.

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An Alstom offshore wind turbine in Le Carnet, France. G.E. is proposing a structure that keeps some energy assets under an Alstom roof.
G.E. Alters Its Alstom Bid in Effort to Win French Support G.E. is not changing the financial valuation of the $13.5 billion deal, but it is now proposing to create two joint ventures with Alstom: one in the power grid business and another in renewable energy.
Jeffrey R. Immelt, General Electric's chairman and chief executive, at the Elysee Palace in Paris last month.
An Over-Engineered Alstom Bid Out goes a simple cash deal with some job promises. In comes a string of joint ventures to satisfy France's taste for alliances and industrial champions, writes Quentin Webb of Reuters Breakingviews.
Richard Cordray, whose Consumer Financial Protection Bureau along with the Justice Department reached a settlement with GE Capital.
G.E. Consumer Finance Unit Reaches SettlementsSynchrony Bank, the new name of GE Capital Retail Bank, agreed on Thursday to pay $225 million to consumers to settle claims of illegal and discriminatory credit card practices that affected 746,000 consumers.
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Paolo Scaroni, the former chief executive of the oil company Eni, will join the Rothschild Group as deputy chairman.
Italian Businessman Paolo Scaroni to Join Rothschild Mr. Scaroni is expected to join the British financial advisory firm Rothschild Group as deputy chairman on July 1. He was ousted in May as chief executive of Eni, the partially state-owned oil company in Italy.
Shares of Markit, a Financial Data Provider, Rise in Nasdaq Debut Markit's stock opened at $26.15, about 9 percent above the I.P.O. level. That valued the data firm at nearly $4.7 billion.
About 40 percent of financiers said Wall Street was riskier today than it was before the financial crisis.
Wall Street's Reputation Still Badly Scarred by Financial Crisis, Executives Say Wall Street companies blame new regulations and riskier markets for the slow recovery of the financial industry's reputation, according to a new report by Makovsky.
Frank Bisignano, a former top executive at JPMorgan Chase, became the chief of First Data last year.
First Data to Raise $3.5 Billion to Reduce Debt The First Data Corporation, a payment processing company owned by Kohlberg Kravis Roberts, is trying to improve its finances. Last year, it hired Frank Bisignano from JPMorgan Chase to be its chief executive.
Emmanuel Roman, chief executive of the Man Group.
Man Group to Buy Numeric Holdings of Boston The British hedge fund manager Man Group will pay up to $494 million for the investment manager Numeric Holdings, increasing its geographic base of institutional investors.
Citigroup Names Head of Corporate and Investment Banking for Asia-Pacific Region Mark Slaughter, a senior New York banker who has been at Citigroup for most of the last decade, will fill a vacancy created by Farhan Faruqui's departure.
Twitter to Acquire SnappyTV Twitter announced on its blog on Thursday that it had agreed to acquire SnappyTV, a cloud-based platform for live clipping, editing and distribution of video clips.
TE Connectivity to Buy Sensor Maker TE Connectivity said it would buy Measurement Specialties Inc., a maker of sensors and sensor systems, for $86 cash a share. The deal is worth about $1.7 billion including assumption of debt.
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WSJ | Major Indexes Closing June 19, 2014.

Major Indexes Closing
Major Indexes6:00 p.m. EDT 06/19/14
DJ Transportation Average*8188.0910.060.12
DJ Utility Average*569.845.390.95
Nasdaq 100*3800.80-3.81-0.10
S&P 500*1959.482.500.13
S&P 400 Mid-Cap*1421.771.040.07
S&P 600 Small-Cap*677.230.260.04
DJ Total Stock Market*20533.1325.590.12
NYSE Composite*11003.0927.550.25
NYSE Financial*6553.23-0.89-0.01
Russell 2000*1184.030.900.08
NYSE MKT Composite*2812.1821.350.77
KBW Bank*71.14-0.25-0.35
PHLX Gold/Silver*99.124.414.66
PHLX Housing Sector*202.480.070.03
PHLX Oil Service*302.481.630.54
PHLX Semiconductor*633.980.780.12
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Markets Diary8:24 p.m. EDT 06/19/14
New 52 Week High27912817
New 52 Week Low12282
Major World Indexes8:26 p.m. EDT 06/19/14
Global Dow2620.70-1.36-0.05
DJ Global Index330.91-0.22-0.07
DJ Global exUS249.58-0.32-0.13
Stoxx Europe 50*3074.4221.850.72
UK: FTSE 100*6808.1129.550.44
Germany: DAX*10004.0073.670.74
Japan: Nikkei 22515339.05-22.11-0.14
Hong Kong: Hang Seng*23167.73-13.99-0.06
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Sources: SIX Financial Information; WSJ Market Data Group