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RT : Pathogenic Finance (E864) - Originally Published on January 19, 2016.

Keiser Report: Pathogenic Finance (E864) RT Published on Jan 19, 2016 Check Keiser Report websitefor more: In this episode of the Keiser Report, Max Keiser and Stacy Herbert discuss what the price of sardines teaches us about disintermediation. They also discuss the strange email from Sidney Blumenthal to Hillary Clinton about the real reason for France’s invasion of Libya. In the second half, Max continues his interview with Reggie Middleton about Pathogenic Finance: The autonomous

The Guardian | Opinion | Calais - Opinion - January 20, 2016: France is Bulldozing The Jungle But Its Replacement Looks Like Jail by Suzanne Moore.   Suzanne Moore   Y ou don’t need to have a home to be “evicted”. You can be evicted from a tent in the Jungle, the refugee camp in Calais. You may have seen the pictures: mud, fires, rubbish. A landscape of futility. The French police in riot gear went in before dawn to dismantle this “shanty town” and move 1,500 of its inhabitants into alternative accommodation .

DealBook P.M. Edition - January 20, 2016: Highlights: A.F.L.-C.I.O. Seeks to Curb Payouts to Bankers Who Go to Washington.

Wednesday, January 20, 2016 DEALBOOK HIGHLIGHTS A.F.L.-C.I.O. Seeks to Curb Payouts to Bankers Who Go to Washington A perk allows bank executives heading for top government jobs to be paid their unvested stock and equity awards when they leave.

WSJ | Major Indexes Closing on January 20, 2016.

The Wall Street Journal Major Indexes Closing Major Indexes 5:46 p.m. EST 01/20/16

Wall Street at Close Report by CNBC on January 20, 2016: S & Poors Trims Losses, Still Closes at Late '14 Lows Evelyn Cheng   U.S. stocks closed mostly lower but well above session lows as the S&P 500 held a technical level and biotechs recovered to trade higher. Traders noted that once the S&P 500 tested the 1,800 level in early afternoon trade, buyers started to come in.

SEC Litigation Release - January 20, 2016: Stewart A. Merkin.

U.S. SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION Litigation Release No. 23449 / January 20, 2016 Securities and Exchange Commission, Plaintiff-Appellee v. Stewart A. Merkin, Defendant-Appellant , United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit, Appeal No. 13-13929 Securities and Exchange Commission v. Stewart A. Merkin , Civil Action No. 1:11-cv-23585 (S.D. Fla.) Court of Appeals Affirms Summary Judgment in Case Against Miami Attorney Stewart A. Merkin

SEC Litigation Release - January 20, 2016: TelexFree, Inc. et al., Carlos Nataniel Wanzeler, and James Matthew Merrill.

U.S. SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION Litigation Release No. 23450 / January 20, 2016 Securities and Exchange Commission v. TelexFree, Inc. et al ., Civil Action No. 1:14-cv-11858-NMG (United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts) Securities and Exchange Commission v. Carlos Nataniel Wanzeler and James Matthew Merrill , Civil Action No. 14-MJ-4172-DHH (United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts) Florida Resident Ordered to Jail Based On Violating Court Orders Obtained by the SEC

SEC Litigation Release - January 20, 2016: Anthony Andrade, et al.

U.S. SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION Litigation Release No. 23447 / January 20, 2016 Securities and Exchange Commission v. Anthony Andrade, et al. , Civil Action No. 15-cv-231 (District of Rhode Island) Rhode Island Federal Court Denies Alleged Insider Trading Defendants' Motion to Dismss SEC Enforcement Action

SEC | Litigation Release - January 20, 2016: Nicholas Toms

  U.S. SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION Litigation Release No. 23448 / January 20, 2016 Securities and Exchange Commission v. Nicholas Toms , Civil Action No. 8:16-cv-80096 Lit. Release No. 23448 / January 20, 2016

FTC Consumer Updates - January 20, 2016: This year’s Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week is January 25-29.

by Rosario Méndez Attorney, Division of Consumer and Business Education, FTC  It’s tax season, and you know what that means: identity thieves who want to steal your tax refund are at work. Find out how to stop them during Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week, January 25-29. The FTC and its partners are hosting a series of events to help you understand tax identity theft, how to minimize your risk of becoming a victim, and what to do if thieves have stolen your tax refund. Read more >   This year’s Tax Identity Theft Awareness Week is January 25-29

GATA | THE GATA DISPATCH on January 20, 2016: Brett Arends: Donald Trump Made a Case For Gold - and No One Noticed.

    Submitted by cpowell on January 20, 2016 . By Brett Arends, New York Wednesday, January 20, 2016

CMI Spot Prices as of Close of Trading Day in New York on January 20, 2016.

Bits | The Business of Technology - January 20, 2016: IBM Caught Between the Old and the New.

Reuters | Business News - January 20, 2016: Goldman Profit Slumps After Huge Mortgage Backed Bond Settlement by Richa Naidu and Sudarshan Varadhan. By Richa Naidu and Sudarshan Varadhan   Goldman Sachs Group Inc's ( GS.N ) profit slumped for the third straight quarter as a $5 billion settlement of crisis-era legal claims hit earnings in a tumultuous final three months of the year. Like other banks, Goldman had a tough year as oil prices plummeted, concerns about China's economy intensified, and nervousness about the timing and pace of U.S. interest rate increases weighed on credit markets.

The Guardian | Opinion | Health and Well Being - The Auto Complete Questions: Why I Don't Appreciate What I Have? Asked Google Here's the Answer by Annalisa Barbieri.   Annalisa Barbieri   Well, why don’t you, you ungrateful wretch? Appreciation seems such a half-hearted emotion, the sort of declaration you’d expect to see on a barrel-scraping greeting card: “I appreciate you.” Which would be a good card to send, when that’s the best that can be said. Appreciation is the anaemic, weakling cousin to the chest-bursting emotions of love and anger. Appreciation never moved mountains, and no one ever cried into their pillow listening to a song about appreciation.

Bureau of Labor Statistics News Release - January 20, 2016: CPI For All Items Falls 0.1% in December as Energy and Food Indexes Decline

Bloomberg Politics - January 20, 2016: What Kind of Man Spends Millions to Elect Ted Cruz by Zachary Mider Zachmider. Zachary Mider zachmider   In 2010, Arthur Robinson, a research chemist, decided to run for Congress in southern Oregon. Robinson, now 73, was not your average candidate. In a lab on a sheep ranch in the Siskiyou Mountains, he’s spent the last couple of years collecting thousands of vials of human urine . Funded by private donors, he claims his work holds the key to extending the human life span and wresting control of medicine from what he calls the “medical-industrial-government complex.” He has some unusual ideas. According to his monthly newsletter, nuclear radiation can be good for you and climate science is a hoax. In his spare time, he buys unwanted pipe organs from churches and reassembles them on his property.

NYT First Draft on Politics - January 20, 2016: Trump Drafts Palin in Fight Against Cruz, a Tactic With Risks for Both Sides

Wednesday, January 20, 2016 » Wednesday, January 20, 2016 Donald J. Trump with Sarah Palin at a campaign event in Ames, Iowa, on Tuesday. Eric Thayer for The New York Times Trump Drafts Palin in Cruz Fight, a Tactic With Risks for Both Sides By MAGGIE HABERMAN

DealBook Today's Top Headlines - January 20, 2016: Oil Market Tests Banks | Expect Some Unicorns to Lose Their Horns | Legislation Could Add to Scrutiny of Regulators | Steven Cohen's Loan Secured by Art

    Wednesday, January 20, 2016 TODAY'S TOP HEADLINES By AMIE TSANG OIL MARKET TESTS BANKS Markets and economies have already been rattled by low oil prices, and now the United States banking system is being tested too , Michael Corkery reports in The New York Times.

U.S. Stock Market Future Indications by MarketWatch - January 20, 2016: Dow Futures Fall More Than 300 Points as oil Asia Selloff Rattle Investors   Sara Sjolin   Wall Street was set for steep losses at the open on Wednesday, as a renewed selloff in Asia and tanking oil prices triggered a flight from risky assets such as equities. Investors were also holding off from making any big moves ahead of the release of inflation data and housing numbers for December,due ahead of the bell.

Asian Markets at Close Report by MarketWatch on January 20, 2016: Japan's Nikkei Enters Bear Market as Asian Stocks Fall.   Chao Deng  Hong Kong stocks hit a 3½-year low and Japan’s Nikkei closed in bear market territory, as this year’s global selloff resumed in the region on Wednesday. Investors are concerned about a weakening Hong Kong dollar, further declines in the oil market and a lack of major economic stimulus from Beijing, traders and analysts said.