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Tyler Durden (pseudonym) is the lead writer at ZeroHedge.  Tyler represents the idea that a return to truly efficient markets is a possibility and a necessity.

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Is The Market Up This Week? Just Ask The Fed's Balance Sheet
Something remarkable happened when the Fed announced "not QE": starting that week, every time the Fed's balance sheet rose, so did the S&P. And the one week when the Fed's balance sheet shrank, the market dropped.
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Lighthizer Confirms China Pledged $40BN In Ag Buys Next Year, There Is Just One Problem...
US Trade Representative Lighthizer has released some details of the phase one US-China trade deal... there's just one big elephant in the room that is raising a few eyebrows. Why Agricultural commodities are not screaming higher?
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China Says Trade Deal Is "Major Achievement", Claims Trump Will Rollback Tariffs
Stocks and Yuan are soaring back to the highs of the day after Chinese officials confirmed that the US-China trade deal that has been reached is a "major achievement."
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China Refuses To Confirm Trade Deal As Local Media Stays Dead Silent
China indicated that a near-term trade agreement with the U.S. has yet to be completed despite President Trump’s signoff, highlighting the unpredictability of a negotiation process that has rattled global markets and businesses.
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US Net Worth Hits All Time High: Just 10% Of Americans Now Own $91 Trillion In Assets
In the third quarter, when the S&P500 rose to a new all-time high, so did US financial assets according to the latest just released Flow of Funds report published by the Fed.
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Tremendous Demand In 30Y Treasury Auction Following Morning Rout
From the top to the bottom, this was one of the strongest auctions on record, largely aided by today's dramatic rout across the curve which built up a substantial concession ahead of the auction.
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STOCKS I FOLLOW

AAPL Apple Inc.
AB AllianceBernstein Holding L.P.
ACRS Aclaris Therapeutics, Inc.
AIG American International Group Inc
ALPH Alphanet Solutions Inc
AMZN Amazon.com Inc.
AVXL ANAVEX LIFE SCIENCES
BAC Bank of America Corporation
BBRY (now BB) BlackBerry Ltd
BBY Best Buy Co.
BCS Barclays PLC
BIV Vanguard Intermediate-Term Bond ETF
BKS Barnes & Noble Inc
BLK BlackRock Inc.
BX The Blackstone Group L.P.
C Citigroup Inc.
CBG CBRE Group Inc.
CCO Clear Channel Outdoor Holdings Inc.
CIT CIT Group Inc.
COF Capital One Financial Corporation
CRM salesforce.com inc.
CS Credit Suisse Group AG
CSCO Cisco Systems Inc.
CTTAY Continental Aktiengesellschaft
CVS CVS Health Corporation
DB Deutsche Bank AG
DDR DDR Corp.
DG Dollar General Corporation
DIS The Walt Disney Company
DISH DISH Network Corporation
EEM iShares MSCI Emerging Markets Index
EL Estee Lauder Companies Inc.
ETFC E*Trade Financial Corporation
EWA iShares MSCI Australia Index Fund
EWU iShares MSCI United Kingdom Index Fund
F Ford Motor Company
FB Facebook Inc
FCAU Fiat Chrysler Automobiles NV
FDO Family Dollar Stores Inc.
FMCC Freddie Mac
FNIO iShares Trust
FNMA Fannie Mae
FOXA Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc. Class A
FRI First Trust S&P REIT Index Fund
FXI iShares China Large-Cap
GCI Gannett Co. Inc.
GE General Electric Company
GGP General Growth Properties
GM General Motors Company
GMCR (now private) Keurig Green Mountain Inc.
GOOG Alphabet Inc. (Google)
GOOGL Google (A shares)
GPS The Gap Inc.
GS Goldman Sachs Group Inc.
GSK GlaxoSmithKline
HD Home Depot Inc.
HURN Huron Consulting Group Inc.
IAI iShares Dow Jones U.S. Broker-Dealers Index Fund
IAT iShares Dow Jones U.S. Regional Banks Index Fund
IEF iShares Lehman 7-10 Year Treasury Bond Fund
INTC Intel Corporation
IOTS Adesto Technologies Corporation
IR Ingersoll-Rand plc
IWM iShares Russell 2000 Index Fund
IYR iShares Dow Jones U.S. Real Estate Index Fund
JCP J.C. Penney Company Inc.
JJC iPath Series B Bloomberg Copper Subindex Total Return ETN
JPM JPMorgan Chase & Co.
JYNFF iPathSM JPY/USD Exchange Rate ETN
KBE SPDR S&P Bank ETF
KO The Coca-Cola Company
KORS see Capri Holdings
LEA Lear Corporation
LGEAF LG ELECTRONICS NEW
LLTC Linear Technology Corporation
LULU lululemon athletica inc.
M Macy's Inc.
MAR Marriott International Inc.
MCO Moody's Corporation
MHBC MICHIGAN HERITAGE BANCORP INC
MS Morgan Stanley
MSFT Microsoft Corporation
MUB iShares S&P National Municipal Bond Fund
NDAQ The NASDAQ OMX Group Inc.
NFLX Netflix Inc.
NMG Neiman Marcus (Pending)
NRTLQ NORTEL NTWKS CP HLDG
NVCR NovoCure Ltd
NWS News Corporation
NYT New York Times Co.
ONB Old National Bancorp
P Pandora Media Inc.
PCLN Priceline (Now BKNG)
PLD Prologis Inc.
POAHF PORSCHE AUTOMOBIL HG
QSR Restaurant Brands International Inc.
RAIFF RAIFFEISEN BANK INTL
RBS The Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc
RDEN Elizabeth Arden Inc.
RL Ralph Lauren Corporation
RSX MARKET VECTORS RUS ETF
RT Ruby Tuesday Inc.
RTN Raytheon Company
S Sprint Nextel Corporation
SAH Sonic Automotive Inc.
SBUX Starbucks Corporation
SGRY Surgery Partners, Inc.
SIX Six Flags Entertainment Corporation
SKS Saks Incorporated
SPY SPDR S&P 500
SSNLF SAMSUNG ELECT LTD(F)
SWFT Swift Transportation Company
TAP Molson Coors Brewing Company
TGT Target Corporation
TIP iShares Lehman TIPS Bond Fund
TOL Toll Brothers Inc.
TRW TRW Automotive Holdings Corp.
TSLA Tesla Motors Inc.
TWM ProShares UltraShort Russell2000
TXT Textron Inc
UBS UBS AG
USO United States Oil Fund, LP
UTX United Technologies Corporation
VC Visteon Corporation
VIRT VIRTU FINANCIAL, INC.
VLKAY VOLKSWAGEN A G SPONS
VZ Verizon Communications
WBA Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc.
WFC Wells Fargo & Co.
WFM Whole Foods Market Inc.
WHR Whirlpool Corporation
XLF Financial Select Sector SPDR
XLY Consumer Discretionary Select Sector SPDR ETF
YHOO Yahoo! Inc.
YRCW YRC Worldwide Inc.
ZNGA Zynga Inc.
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