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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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Enron 2.0? Jeff Skilling And Lou Pai Are Back With A "New Energy Venture"
Former Enron Chief Executive Jeff Skilling is out of prison after 12 years. And he’s getting the old gang back together again, recruiting his old friends and colleagues and "looking to get back in the energy business", according to a WSJ report.
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The Fed's Historic Policy Error In One Chart
It's official: whether it wanted to or not, the Fed's doubling-down on dovishness this Wednesday is now seen by the market as a major policy error, perhaps the biggest in Fed history.
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Recession Odds Are Soaring
Recession odds are surging, and are now the highest since the last recession.
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Bank Bloodbath Brings Down 'Bull Market' As Yield Curve Crashes
US equity markets had their worst day since Jan 3rd - all ending the week lower. Dow futures fell 500 points from the overnight highs and the S&P 500 fell all the way to stop dead on 2800.
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Dow Dumps 400 Points From Overnight Highs, Erases Thursday's Buying-Panic
Stocks still have a long way to go to catch down to bonds.
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Global Markets Slide, Yields Collapse As European Recession Deepens
The MSCI World index slipped 0.2%, pulling away from the 5-1/2 months high hit earlier in the week. U.S. stock futures indicated the souring mood would spill over to Wall Street, with e-mini futures for the Dow Jones, S&P and Nasdaq all down 0.5%.
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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.
JJCTF iPath Bloomberg Copper SubTR ETN
JPM JPMorgan Chase & Co.
JYNFF iPathSM JPY/USD Exchange Rate ETN
KBE SPDR Series Trust
KO The Coca-Cola Company
KORS Michael Kors Holdings Limited
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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