• News... - 22 March 2019, 2:20 am

    Long before the Fed was humiliated into reversing its hawkish rate hike policy in January and then again in March, we published – back in June 2015 – “The Blindingly Simple Reason Why The Fed Is About To Engage In Policy Error”, in which we predicted, correctly, that the neutral…Continue reading

  • News... - 22 March 2019, 2:00 am

    Submitted by Mark Hanson RedFin puts out a monthly home sales report, which contains a lot of great data. The chart below shows Feb 2018 year-over-year price growth, which was off the charts, compared to Feb 2019 year-over-year growth, which was very weak. This y/y growth deceleration is staggering, especially…Continue reading

  • News... - 22 March 2019, 1:40 am

    The financial situation of Dogus Holdings, the owner of the “Salt Bae Steakhouse” chain, is becoming precarious. The company’s debt woes – fueled by a collapsing currency (no, not the dollar) – have persisted, even though it is trying to unload assets to help restructure its liabilities. The holding company, which is…Continue reading

  • News... - 22 March 2019, 1:20 am

    Authored by Irina Slav via OilPrice.com, When Washington announced the return of economic sanctions against Iran, the main idea was pretty clear: cut exports of vital oil to zero to paralyze the economy and prompt a change in government. Waivers followed, however, as well as reports that, despite the sanctions,…Continue reading

  • News... - 22 March 2019, 1:00 am

    Brazillian gangsters armed with assault rifles attacked a convoy of trucks carrying nuclear fuel in Southern Brazil earlier this week, according to police reports. The convoy left the headquarters of Indústrias Nucleares de Brasil in Resend around 6:20 am Tuesday and headed towards the Angra Nuclear Power Plant located at…Continue reading

  • News... - 22 March 2019, 12:40 am

    Submitted by South Front With the possible U.S. military withdrawal from Syria in the news on a daily basis, the mainstream media has been quick to parrot the DOD’s claim that 2,000 troops, mostly special operations forces, are to be withdrawn from the country. Although the total number of U.S.…Continue reading

  • News... - 22 March 2019, 12:20 am

    The next shoe in the admission scandal saga has dropped. The University of Southern California has now blocked students who were involved in the admissions scandal from registering for classes and getting their transcripts, according to a brand new CNBC report. Additionally, the students could see their admission revoked and…Continue reading

  • News... - 22 March 2019, 12:00 am

    Authored by James Rickards via The Daily Reckoning, Yesterday I discussed modern monetary theory (MMT) and how it’s become very popular in Democratic circles. That’s because it allows for much greater government spending without having to raise everyone’s taxes. And everyday citizens could get behind it because it promises to…Continue reading

  • News... - 21 March 2019, 11:39 pm

    Horrifying scenes have come out of Iraq as what was supposed to be a festive event became marred by shock and tragedy, as at least 83 people drowned in the Tigris river near Mosul when an overloaded ferry capsized. An AFP report put the death toll at “almost 100 people”…Continue reading

  • News... - 21 March 2019, 11:20 pm

    Authored by Ryan McMaken via The Mises Institute, January’s report on fertility from the CDC set off a new wave of speculation in the media about the alleged “fertility crisis.” <!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–><!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–> We continue to see headlines like Fortune magazine’s article “Americans Aren’t Making Enough Babies, Says CDC ” and…Continue reading

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