Intensifying concerns about Deutsche Bank AG’s financial health caused its shares to drop Monday and pushed the company into the awkward position of publicly denying that it had sought help from the German government.

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Time For Truth: (Wall Street Journal) – Deutsche Bank Shares Drop on Fears of Capital Raising

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Aggressive “exercise” sorties by Pakistan Air Force (PAF) jets and closure of airspace over northern areas, including Pakistan-Occupied Kashmir, has moved the country to the edge driving down the stock market, according to media reports from Islamabad on Thursday.

“Despite the confusion, Inter-Services Public Relations and the PAF’s media directorate chose to keep mum and the official silence only fuelled rumour mills,” the Dawn reported.

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Central banks have created a bubble in the stock market, which will come down “very, very hard” when it finally prices in a series of Fed rate hikes, said Universa’s Mark Spitznagel, warning that “the markets are absolutely not positioned for this.”

CNBC anchors were stunned into relative silence as Spitznagel unleashed truth-bomb after truth-bomb. Those ‘facts’ are just hard to argue with…

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Time For Truth: (Zero Hedge) – Beware Central Banks' "Illusion Of Control"; Spitznagel Warns "If The Fed Hikes, Markets Will Go Down Very, Very Hard"

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Warren Buffett had $1.4 billion wiped from his fortune Tuesday after Wells Fargo & Co. fell 3.3 percent as the fallout continued from revelations that bank employees had opened more than 2 million accounts without clients’ approval.

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Time For Truth: (Bloomberg) – Buffett Loses $1.4 Billion as Wells Fargo Tumbles on Scandal

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Stocks keep reaching new heights, and investors keep giving them the side eye.

Even as the Standard & Poor’s 500 index was setting a string of records through July, nearly as many dollars were leaving stock funds as entering. Investors are still skeptical of a market that hurt them so painfully during the 2008 financial crisis.

Read the Full Article: Source – CBS News
Time For Truth: (CBS News) – Stocks keep going up, and investors keep saying no thanks

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