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Mar 9, 2015

RT Video News - March 9, 2015: ‘US sending troops, tanks for drills in Baltics will add tension between.

Published on Mar 9, 2015
The US is sending troops and over 100 armored vehicles to the Baltics for three months of NATO exercises. Former US diplomat James Jatras believes the move will further fuel tensions between Russia and the West.

NYT | Times Video - March 9, 2015: Hawk Cam Captures the Hunt.

The Times Video
Monday, March 9, 2015
Weeks before Selma's Bloody Sunday in 1965, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. urged residents of Gee's Bend, Ala., to vote, and fed a continuing fight over a small ferry that would last for decades.

U.S. & Politics - Retro Report

Weeks before Selma's Bloody Sunday in 1965, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. urged residents of Gee's Bend, Ala., to vote, and fed a continuing fight over a small ferry that would last for decades.
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Science - ScienceTake

A praying mantis takes a leap that would do Michael Jordan proud.
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Opinion - Nicholas Kristof

In Gaza, Nicholas Kristof finds the place still in ruins after last year's war with Israel.
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Op-Docs - Op-Docs: Season 4

This short documentary explores how the murder of a white minister in Selma, Ala., helped catalyze the civil rights movement.
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WP Evening Edition - March 9, 2015: Obamacar e’s projected cost falls d ue to lower premiums under health care law, CBO says.

The Washington Post
Evening Edition
The most important stories of the day  •  Mon., Mar. 9, 2015
Obamacare’s projected cost falls due to lower premiums under health care law, CBO says
The estimated cost of President Obama's signature health care law is continuing to fall.The Congressional Budget Office announced on Monday that the Affordable Care Act will cost $142 billion, or 11 percent, less over the next 10 years, compared to what the agency had projected in January.  Read full article »

Clinton e-mails reinvigorate inquiry into allies who got special job status
The revelation that Hillary Rodham Clinton used a private e-mail system as secretary of state has revived a Senate investigation into another aspect of her tenure.Sen. Charles E. Grassley (R-Iowa), who heads the Judiciary Committee, had previously questioned Clinton’s use of a program that allowed some political allies to work for the government while pursuing private-sector careers.  Read full article »
Sam Simon, co-creator of ‘The Simpsons,’ dies at 59
Sam Simon, the often-overlooked but instrumental co-creator of “The Simpsons,” which popularized the hapless patriarch Homer (“D’oh!”) and his puckish son, Bart (“Eat my shorts!”), and became a phenomenon in the new genre of irreverent animated sitcoms, died March 8 at his home in Los Angeles. He was 59.   Read full article »
Islamic State appears to be fraying from within
BEIRUT — The Islamic State ­appears to be starting to fray from within, as dissent, defections and setbacks on the battlefield sap the group’s strength and erode its aura of invincibility among those living under its despotic rule.  Read full article »

GATA | THE GATA DISPATCH - March 9, 2015: Euro may beat yen to fiat currency graveyard, Turk tells KWN.

Euro may beat yen to fiat currency graveyard, Turk tells KWN

Submitted by cpowell on Monday, March 9, 2015. 
 Monday, 9, 2015

GoldMoney founder and GATA consultant James Turk tells King World News today that gold is actually doing pretty well this year in terms other than those of the U.S. dollar and that the euro may beat the yen to the fiat currency graveyard. Turk's interview is excerpted at the KWN blog here:
CHRIS POWELL, Secretary/Treasurer
Gold Anti-Trust Action Committee Inc.

Gerald Celente - Your Money Show - March 9, 2015.

Gerald Celente - Your Money Show - March 9, 2015

Published on Mar 9, 2015
Gerald Celente talks about 2015 trends in gold and oil prices and their effect on the economy. He also talked about the high prices in food and the decrease in consumer incomes.

Federal Reserve Bank of New York Press Release - March 9, 2015: Reverse Repo Counterparties Statement

The Open Market Trading Desk at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York has released the following statement regarding reverse repo counterparties.

Dealbook P.M. Edition - March 9, 2015: Top story: Mall Operator Simon Property Makes Hostile Bid Valued at $22.4 Billion for Macerich.

Tysons Corner Center in suburban Washington is one of the Macerich properties.
Mall Operator Simon Property Makes Hostile Bid Valued at $22.4 Billion for Macerich Shares of Macerich were trading above Simon's offer price, suggesting that some investors believe the bidding will go higher.
Instead of fighting the dissident investment group, Mary Barra, G.M.'s chief executive, and the board negotiated a stock buyback plan.
G.M. to Buy Back $5 Billion in Company Stock and Avert Proxy Fight The move addresses how G.M. will spend some of its $25 billion in cash reserves, some of which is money left from the 2009 government bailout.
Sales of the BlackBerry Z10 play into a criminal prosecution.
White Collar Watch: A New Tool to Investigate Inside Tippers A recent case shows that passing along confidential information can be perilous, even if the intent is something other than insider trading.
Titanium bars at the loading dock at RTI International Metals in Ohio.
Alcoa to Buy Titanium Maker RTI in Deal Worth $1.5 Billion, Expanding Reach in Aerospace The deal for RTI International Metals will give Alcoa more exposure to defense and aerospace markets.
Greystar Real Estate Partners to Buy London Student Housing Portfolio The acquisition of the properties in central London for about $902 million is the real estate firm's latest venture in that market.
Wessanen to Sell Little Hugs Drink Maker for $55 Million The sale of American Beverage Corporation completes Wessanen's exit from the United States, as it focuses on the manufacturing and sale of healthy and sustainable foods.
The British government took significant stakes in Lloyds and the Royal Bank of Scotland after the lenders received billions of pounds as part of a bailout during the financial crisis.
British Government Again Reduces Stake in Lloyds Banking Group The move by the government was the second time in less than a month that it had cut its stake in the lender.
Alexis Tsipras, the Greek prime minister.
Breakingviews: The Greek Government's Bind A default or even the threat of one is not a good option. The country's only rational course is to work with its eurozone creditors to reform its economy.

WSJ | Biggest Decliners Closing on March 9, 2015.

Biggest Decliners Closing
Biggest Decliners
4:34 pm ET 03/09/2015
Bitauto Holdings ADS (BITA)5,688,846$55.36-11.64-17.37
Lumber Liquidators Holdings (LL)14,069,15727.95-5.37-16.12
Goodrich Petroleum (GDP)6,906,6922.98-0.47-13.62
International Shipholding (ISH)55,74211.72-1.67-12.47 ADS (WBAI)3,140,34412.83-1.67-11.52
AAC Holdings (AAC)387,80826.20-3.10-10.58
Opower (OPWR)893,7608.87-1.02-10.31
Ultra Petroleum (UPL)1,971,69314.68-1.54-9.49
Arcos Dorados Holdings Cl A (ARCO)1,418,1384.71-0.48-9.25
First Majestic Silver (AG)2,080,7445.00-0.50-9.09
Violin Memory (VMEM)1,662,4113.29-0.30-8.36
Star Gas Partners (SGU)378,2176.80-0.61-8.23
LRR Energy (LRE)406,0907.22-0.63-8.03
Daqo New Energy ADS (DQ)111,27624.86-2.13-7.89
Cliffs Natural Resources (CLF)12,219,5895.79-0.48-7.66
Companhia Energetica de Minas Gerais-Cemig ADS (CIG)5,459,0723.76-0.31-7.62
Pioneer Energy Services (PES)1,384,7685.27-0.43-7.54
AuRico Gold (AUQ)3,031,3302.86-0.22-7.14
E-House (China) Holdings ADS (EJ)1,941,9436.09-0.46-7.02
Cloud Peak Energy (CLD)2,792,8656.78-0.51-7.00
Dover Motorsports (DVD)24,4042.29-0.17-6.82
Comstock Resources (CRK)3,186,9194.55-0.33-6.76
New Source Energy Partners (NSLP)126,3157.16-0.49-6.41
IAMGOLD (IAG)6,265,3561.91-0.13-6.37
GOL Linhas Aereas Inteligentes ADS (GOL)2,847,1022.80-0.19-6.35