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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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Fed Reveals Which ETFs It Has Bought So Far
The Fed for the first time reported which ETFs it held as Of May 19, just days after it started purchasing ETFs in the open market.
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Chicago PMI Plummets To 11 Year Low As Orders, Production Plunge
Various other cherry-picked sentiment surveys have been soaring against expectations in recent days but Chicago PMI just plummeted to its lowest level since 2009, notably below expectations.
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Volkswagen Goes On Billion Dollar EV Investment Spree In China To Compete Directly With Tesla
Volkswagen will buy 50% of Anhui Jianghuai Automobile Group Holding, the parent of EV partner JAC Motors for $491 million and will become the largest shareholder of EV battery maker Guoxuan High-tech Co Ltd.
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DraftKings Shares Soared 300% As COVID Killed Sporting Events
DraftKings, an American daily fantasy sports betting website, which recently went public, has seen its stock soar 273% since lockdowns began and all sporting events canceled.
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Swiss National Bank Ready To Buy Much More Tech Stocks To Weaken The Franc
According to the SNB's latest 13F, as of March 31, the central bank owned $4.5 billion in Microsoft shares, $4.4 billion in Apple, $3.2 billion in Amazon, $2.7 billion in Google, and $1.6 billion in Facebook, also known as the FAAMG stocks.
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$150 Billion In PPP Funds Untapped As Small Business Demand "Just Dried Up"
Approximately $150 billion of the $660 billion allocated to the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) has gone untapped, according to data from the Small Business Administration.
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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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