‘Malaysian tribunal finds Israel guilty of genocide, three Malaysian planes fall from the sky”

– Kevin Barrett. Priceless, only Kevin can do headlines like that.AirAsia

Then –

 AirAsia CEO Tony Fernandes dumped 944,800 shares 1 Day Before Flight Disappeared 

Malaysia-based AirAsia, owned by Malaysian businessman Tony Fernandes, has dominated cheap travel in the region for years. But suddenly – did Fernandes know his company stock was about to take a hit?  Starting on 22nd December, he sold a total of 944,800 shares in Tune Insurance Holdings Bhd, the organization that provides travel insurance for AirAsia passengers.  Some 850,000 shares were sold on December 22 and an additional 94,800 shares the day after. The plane vanished on 28th.

The story may remind us of the unusual market activity in airline stock that preceded the 9/11 terror attacks. An “extraordinary” amount of ‘put options’ – speculation that a stock price will fall – were placed on United and American Airlines in the days leading up to 9/11. continue reading…

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