Tue, 27 Jun 2017 17:02:00 GMT

National Review

Some Progress against the Evils of Civil Asset Forfeiture
National Review
Kevin Williamson nailed the truth in his recent essay — civil asset-forfeiture laws are indeed the death of due process. Justice Thomas sees that clearly and perhaps a majority will be persuaded the next time a case involving those laws reaches the ...

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 18:11:16 GMT

Fed's Number 2 Warns On Asset Bubbles - Are You Listening?
Seeking Alpha
Another day, another sign (or two) that the folks who have pumped $21 trillion into the financial system are about the slam on the brakes. Comments from Yellen's number two suggest the Fed is concerned with P/E multiples and also with the corporate ...

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Tue, 27 Jun 2017 12:16:00 GMT

DERIVATIVES-Factors make multi-asset shift
LONDON, June 27 (IFR) - Multi-asset risk factor strategies have dramatically outperformed traditional investments through the volatile macro environment of the last 12 months, accelerating expansion of the factor-based approach beyond its equity roots.

Tue, 27 Jun 2017 14:45:06 GMT

Bellatrix Announces Closing of $34.5 Million Non-core Asset Sale
BOE Report (press release)
TSX, NYSE: BXE – CALGARY, June 27, 2017 /CNW/ – Bellatrix Exploration Ltd. (“Bellatrix” or the “Company”) (TSX, NYSE: BXE) is pleased to announce that it has completed the previously announced sale of certain non-core assets in the Strachan area of ...

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Tue, 27 Jun 2017 16:37:19 GMT

Fed's Fischer: 'Notable uptick in risk appetites' in asset markets
There are no real comments on the outlook here but I'm partial to the idea that recessions aren't caused by inflation anymore, they're caused by financial markets and side effects from markets, so that's where central bankers should be focused.

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Tue, 27 Jun 2017 07:18:26 GMT

South China Morning Post

Uoolu founder envisions 'asset manager' role in helping China's ...
South China Morning Post
Huang Xiaodan, 34, founded the real estate app Uoolu two years ago as a way to enable those who have prospered in China's new economy to purchase ...

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Mon, 26 Jun 2017 13:41:44 GMT

Four States Advance Against The Evils Of Civil Asset Forfeiture, But The Feds Do Nothing
Like a bad skin disease that spreads rapidly once it takes hold, civil asset forfeiture grew rapidly for several decades, in the 80s and 90s especially. Once law enforcement agencies figured out how to turn it into an easy means of padding their ...