Trading | July 31

During his January 2014 State of the Union address Obama announced the creation of a new financial product that would allow American workers, those without access to retirement accounts anyway, to directly participate in the U.S. Treasury’s debt ponzi on a

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Trading | July 31

John Mauldin has often written about the Fed’s abysmal track record in managing the economy. Here Lacy Hunt and Van Hoisington of Hoisington Investment Management explain the reasons for the Fed’s consistently poor track record. They start by considering the Fed’s “dual mandate,”

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Trading | July 31

After the Senate failed to repeal Obamacare on Thursday, when a critical “Nay” vote by John McCain crushed Trump’s biggest campaign promise shortly after midnight, on Saturday the President threatened to end key payments to Obamacare insurance companies if a repeal

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Trading | July 31

Tom Steyer, a California hedge fund billionaire, had the dubious honor of being the largest donor to the Democratic party – spending a whopping $87 million on Democratic candidates and causes in 2016 and endorsed Clinton after the primaries. With Schumer

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Trading | July 31

It was a bad day for Anthony Scaramucci: first the Mooch was fired just ten days after he was first hired, in the brief process getting served with divorce papers and missing the birth of his baby while unleashing a bizarre

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Trading | July 31

Authored by Charles Hugh Smith via OfTwoMinds blog, The decision to launch nuclear weapons is political, not military. As North Korean supreme leader Kim Jong Un declares that “The Entire US Territory Is Now Within Our ICBM Range”, somewhere in the

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Trading | July 31

Content originally published at iBankCoin.com The rapidly unfolding case against Debbie Wasserman Schultz’s apparent Pakistani IT spy ring already had huge implications for National Security. We now learn that the investigation into the the Awan family encompasses more than just the Democrats they were working directly for. Judge Andrew Napolitano appeared

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Trading | July 31

While we’ve carefully documented the dynamics in play behind Trump’s decision to end the CIA’s covert Syria program, as well as the corresponding fury this immediately unleashed among the usual hawkish DC policy wonks, new information on what specifically impacted the

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Trading | July 30

FX Week Ahead, by Shant Movsesian and Rajan Dhall MSTA of fxdaily.co.uk Is the SNB at it again? EURO-phoria takes off as longer term investors get the nod. Having focused on the USD in recent weeks, and how the market has

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Trading | July 30

Chris Whalen, Chairman of Whalen Global Advisers and a very well-known financial analyst (he was one of the original forecasters of Lehman’s inevitable demise) appeared on MacroVoices podcast this week to discuss the equity valuations, the path of the US dollar

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