24/11/2015

Japan to Deploy More Troops Near Disputed Senkaku Islands

by John Galt November 24, 2015 23:30 ET In what can only be seen as a move to antagonize the Chinese government and military, the Japanese government announced that they would be deploying 500 more Ground Self-Defense Forces (GSDF) into the Senkaku Island region near Okinawa. While this might seem as a non-provocative move under the guise of United States mainstream media reporting, in China this will be viewed as a forward deployment of offensive military forces near islands which they claim as their own. The Japanese perspective is quite different…


11.24 BREAKING NEWS: US Official Believes Turkey Shot down Russian Jet OVER SYRIA!

by John Galt November 24, 2015 21:15 ET Breaking hard tonight via Reuters UK: Russian jet hit inside Syria after incursion into Turkey: U.S. official REUTERS UK Tue Nov 24, 2015 8:51pm EST The United States believes that the Russian jet shot down by Turkey on Tuesday was hit inside Syrian airspace after a brief incursion into Turkish airspace, a U.S. official told Reuters, speaking on condition of anonymity. The official said that assessment was based on detection of the heat signature of the jet. Just holy crap folks. This is…


11.24 Stock Market Watch: Turkey Shoots Down Russian Warplane-Markets now Very Tense

by John Galt November 24, 2015 05:15 ET With the news breaking early this morning about the Russian SU-24 being shot down by the Turkish military, markets went from quiet and sublime into full blown panic mode in the futures markets as the chart above demonstrates. But even with the Russian Defense Ministry downplaying this action at the moment, gold and the US dollar found an early morning bounce when the news broke (charts courtesy of FINVIZ): This has also put a floor under WTI Crude with a slight bounce on…


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