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Here Are The 66 Programs That Trump’s Budget Eliminates

President Trump's fiscal 2018 budget proposal would completely eliminate 66 federal programs, for a savings of $26.7 billion.  As The Hill reports, some of the programs would receive funding for 2018 as part of a phasing-out plan. Here are the programs the administration wants on the chopping block… Agriculture Department — $855 million McGovern-Dole International […]

If You Care About Privacy, You Should Change Your Twitter Settings Right Now

Authoired by Sarah Cronin via TheAntiMedia.org, Since Wednesday, Twitter has been sending out emails and notifications to its over 300 million monthly users to inform them of changes to their privacy policy. The new policy, which goes into effect on June 18, includes changes to data collection, data sharing, and digital advertising. The policy is […]

“This Is Probably Just The Beginning” – Chinese Banks Are In Big Trouble

That's not supposed to happen… With the crackdown on financial system leverage underway, Chinese banks (and securities firms) are in big trouble. As we noted previously, China's bond curve is inverted, yields are surging, and Chinese regulatory decisions shutting down various shadow-banking pipelines has crushed securities firms' stocks. However, as Bloomberg points out, as China’s […]

Podcast: Using a Supercomputer to Trade the Market

financialsense.com / FS STAFF / 05/23/2017 What happens when supercomputers trade the markets? Last week, we spoke with Didier Sornette, director of the Financial Crisis Observatory at ETH Zurich, who uses one of Europe’s most powerful supercomputers to scan financial assets around the globe for unsustainable price movements—”bubble signals”—which, when combined with fundamental analysis, is used to identify […]

A Bearish Positive Carry Trade?

Authored by Kevin Muir via The Macro Tourist blog, The Eurostoxx outperformance of the past month has garnered a lot of attention, but there is another similar trade many investors are missing. Not only that, but it has a positive carry, something that is sorely lacking in this day and age of NIRP.   Since […]

Nothing Runs You Like a Deere. . .

ericpetersautos.com / By Eric Peters / May 23, 2017 How long before they bring back prima nocta? It’s a serious question. Other aspects of feudalism have been part of everyday life for so long now we hardly notice them – and even consider it normal – just as the peasants of 500 years ago probably […]

Europe’s Blinkered Leaders: Shielding Themselves From Reality Again

zerohedge.com / by Judith Bergmann via The Gatestone Institute / May 23, 2017  Shielding heads of state from seeing the consequences of the policies that they themselves have forced on the entire European continent represents a staggering new level of hypocrisy. Why do the citizens of Europe need to ‘broaden their horizons,’ while the people in power […]

Outrage Ensues As Rambling Maxine Waters Has Her Mic Cut By Democratic Party

African American Caucus leaders are outraged today and wondering whether racism played a role in the attempted silencing of Maxine Waters as he microphone was cut at speech before the California Democratic Party African American Caucus.  From the LA Times: The head of the California Democratic Party African American Caucus said Monday he was working […]

Subprime 2.0: Lending a $1 Trillion to People With No Proof of Job or Income

gainspainscapital.com / Graham Summers / May 23, 2017 SubPrime 2.0 is proving far worse than even we suspected. If you’ve not been following this story, our view is that the auto-loan industry is Subprime 2.0: the riskiest, worst area in a massive debt bubble, much as subprime mortgage lending was the riskiest worst part of the […]

Greyerz – What Is Unfolding Right Now Is Unimaginable

kingworldnews.com / May 23, 2017 As we continue the third week of trading in May, today the man who has become legendary for his predictions on QE, historic moves in currencies, spoke with King World News about when all hell is going to break loose. Egon von Greyerz:  “Since the 2011 tops in gold and silver, precious metals investors […]