A Moldovan garage had a $10m stash of...uranium? As the Hemi Guy would say, "That cain't be good!" That tells us that any number of bad actors could have a pound of the good stuff. Not that they do have it, but they easily could.
The Hindenberg Omen triggered again on Friday.A double appearance of that trio of stats has preceded all of the crashes of the last quarter-century, but has a signal-to-noise ratio of about 25%. Fasten your seat belts, it could be a bumpy ride; Mark Cuban was given the get-out-of-Dodge sign based on macro issues and an educated gut, now this is telling the technicians to play Papa Bear.
The Pope is heading to the UK in a bit, and the British press seems to be having a good ol' time making the Church look bad. The news of the day was of a Northern Irish priest that was the prime suspect in an IRA bombing in 1972; the priest was quietly reassigned south of the boarder to avoid a scandal.
In most cases, the Troubles were more ethnic that religious, haves versus have nots rather than a true theological fight. At least in this case, the IRA had backing in one pulpit.
Charlie Rangel is not going quietly. When you tell a president of your own party he's too young to judge his dignity.... well.... can I have the popcorn concession at this death-cage match? This could get interesting.