financialsense.com / GLOBAL RISK INSIGHTS / 03/24/2017
Donald Trump ran for president promising to return American manufacturing and jobs to Rust Belt states workers. He promised that jobs would come roaring back and that it was the fault of China, bad politicians, and crooked owners for closing down factories. Rust Belt voters elected Trump […]
caseyresearch.com / By Justin Spittler / March 23, 2017
The honeymoon is over…
When Donald Trump won the U.S. presidential election, something unexpected happened.
U.S. stocks took off.
Two days after the election, the Dow Jones Industrial Average set a new all-time high. Two weeks later, the S&P 500 did the same.
But the […]
wallstreetexaminer.com / by 720global via 720 Global / March 21, 2017
Since the U.S. economic recovery from the 2008 financial crisis, institutional economists began each subsequent year outlining their well-paid view of how things will transpire over the course of the coming 12-months. Like a broken record, they have continually over-estimated expectations for growth, […]
financialsense.com / By Ian Morris / 03/22/2017
Editor’s Note: The Global Affairs column is curated by Stratfor’s board of contributors, a diverse group of thinkers whose expertise inspires rigorous and innovative thought. Their opinions are their own and serve to complement and even challenge our beliefs. We welcome that challenge, and we hope our […]
mishtalk.com / Mike “Mish” Shedlock / March 21, 2017
The G20 watered down free trade rhetoric but Italy wants to try again.
Italy will host the next G7 meeting, and Italy’s Prime Minister calls for G7 to Challenge Donald Trump.
Italy has called on G7 countries to reject protectionism at their summit in […]
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— Preet Bharara (@PreetBharara) March 21, 2017
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / Mar 21, 2017 10:13 AM
Just ten days after the US Attorney for New York, Preet Bharara was fired by […]
news.goldseek.com / By Frank Holmes / Tuesday, 21 March 2017
For the third time in two years, the Federal Reserve lifted interest rates 0.25 percent last week following the previous week’s phenomenal jobs report. The move was seen as more dovish than many market analysts had anticipated. BCA Research went so far as to […]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / Mar 20, 2017
For the first time ever, the market cap of America’s “Big Four” banks topped $1 trillion having surged 30% since Donald Trump was elected president. While to some this is cause for celebration, we note that the last time a nation’s “big four” banks […]
thecommonsenseshow.com / By Dave Hodges / March 20th, 2017
The Secret Service is incapable or unwilling to protect Donald Trump. He needs to clean house immediately if he is going to survive his presidency. Is this the Deep State at work? The questions and more are included in the following video.
21stcenturywire.com / BY 21WIRE / MARCH 20, 2017
President Trump is drifting further into Neoconservative land, and very soon there will be no turning back.
Although you wouldn’t know it from the US media blackout – the US has quietly deployed upwards of 4,000 combat troops in Syria – in total violation of both […]
disobedientmedia.com / William Craddick / March 17, 2017
An unannounced trip that Barack Obama took to Hawaii just days before a ruling from a Honolulu federal judge on Donald Trump’s new immigration restrictions has lead to accusations of improper meddling as observers noted that Obama at one point may have been within five minutes of […]
Protectionism: It should be mathematically obvious why "Me First" trade policy cannot possibly work. https://t.co/FK8zmT29Bq
— Mike Mish Shedlock (@MishGEA) March 19, 2017
mishtalk.com / Mike “Mish” Shedlock / March 19, 2017
G20 announcements are typically nothing but hot air because what countries pledge and what countries actually do are two […]
wallstreetexaminer.com / by James Rickards via The Daily Reckoning / March 17, 2017
Donald Trump has the opportunity to appoint a higher percentage of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve system at one time than any President since Woodrow Wilson.
President Wilson signed the Federal Reserve Act during the creation of the Fed […]
libertyblitzkrieg.com / Michael Krieger / Thursday Mar 16, 2017
The evidence is overwhelming and indisputable at this point. Donald Trump is a phony, who has given his administration over to Wall Street crooks even more enthusiastically than his predecessors, and his predecessors were very enthusiastic.
I’ve written about this many times, and I warned […]
wallstreetexaminer.com / by Anthony Sanders / March 16, 2017
So much for the meme that rising rates would crush the housing market.
(Bloomberg) The benchmark 10-year Treasury yield remains within its 34-basis-point trading range since the start of December after the Federal Reserve raised rates Wednesday, while leaving unchanged its projected path of hikes […]
zerohedge.com / by Andrei Akulov via The Strategic Culture Foundation / Mar 16, 2017
With Donald Trump leading the United States, Europe seems to be losing trust in the American nuclear umbrella. As the EU focuses on the need to have its own military, the issue of European nuclear deterrent comes to the fore. […]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / Mar 16, 2017
For politicians, the chart sums up the frustrations that have helped propel the populism that Brexiteers and Donald Trump rode to victory.
While wages would never show swings on par with the likes of high-yield bonds, Bloomberg notes that the chart […]
gata.org / By Eric Beech via Reuters / May 14, 2017
President Donald Trump will nominate Goldman Sachs banker James Donovan as deputy Treasury secretary, the White House said Tuesday, adding another alumnus of the Wall Street investment bank to his administration.
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and National Economic Council director Gary Cohn are also […]
gata.org / By Sarah N. Lynch via Reuters / March 15, 2017
… But for gold and silver trading, there’s nothing to cut.
Trump’s Pick to Lead CFTC Unveils Major New Policy Agenda
WASHINGTON — The top U.S. derivatives regulator laid out plans today for a sweeping overhaul of the agency that will include everything […]
thedailysheeple.com / KURT NIMMO via ANOTHER DAY IN THE EMPIRE / MARCH 15, 2017
Editor’s Note: So far Trump has not only continued Obama’s drone wars in the Middle East, but given the CIA more direct powers to fight it.
During his “thank you” tour in December, Donald Trump laid out his noninterventionist foreign […]
zerohedge.com / by Thierry Meyssan via VoltaireNet.org / Mar 13, 2017
This article is a warning – in November 2016, a vast system of agitation and propaganda was set up in order to destroy the reputation and the authority of President Donald Trump as soon as he arrived in the White House. It is […]
shtfplan.com / Mac Slavo / March 13th, 2017
In today’s hypersensitive bizarro environment, where people are quite literally having mental breakdowns following the election of President Donald Trump, everything that used to be normal appears to now elicit howls of racism, xenophobia and sexism.
In the latest example we turn to Iowa, where students from […]
zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / Mar 13, 2017
Saudi Deputy Crown Prince, Mohammed bin Salman, responsible for the kingdom’s reforms, left on Monday for Washington to meet President Donald Trump on a visit expected to pitch the world’s top oil exporter as an attractive investment destination. It will be the first meeting […]