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Trump Budget Cuts Hit As State Department Imposes New Hiring Freeze

In an effort to support President Trump’s plans to cut the State Department budget by about one-third in fiscal year 2018, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has imposed a new freeze on hiring. As a reminder, President Trump instigated an across-the-board hiring freeze in his first days as President, then lifted it in April in […]

Proximity Is Destiny In America’s Pay-To-Play Democracy

Authored by Charles Hugh Smith via OfTwoMinds blog, Privilege is unearned proximity to power in all its manifestations. My friend G.F.B. recently coined an insightful maxim: Proximity Is Destiny. The power of this concept lies in its unification of physical proximity and abstract proximity. We all understand physical proximity can be consequential. As the Titanic […]

POSX Continues to S(t)ink

As the US Dollar Index makes new lows for 2017, some are surprised that the Comex Digital Metals aren’t charging higher. For an explanation, one simply needs to understand the HFT drivers that move price on a daily basis. read more

A New Batchelor-Cohen Podcast

John and Steve returned last evening with another comprehensive update on The New Cold War. You won't find a discussion this thorough anywhere else in the western media so please be sure to give this a thorough listen. read more

It Begins: WalMart Warns Truckers It Will No Longer Work With Them If They Move Goods For Amazon

The cold war between America’s two largest retailers just turned hot. In a note this morning from Deutsche Bank’s freight and logistics analyst Amit Mehrotra, he notes that  the “WMT vs. AMZN battle is heating up” and points to a report by DV Velocity, according to which a well respected transportation industry consultant told attendees […]

WTI/RBOB Jump On Gaosline Draw As US Crude Production Tumbles Most Since August

Last night's unexpected API builds kneejerked prices lower but a weaker dollar helped levitate WTI/RBOB into the DOE print. While tropical depression Cindy may have affected the data, DOE reports a small build in crude (expectations for a draw) but all eyes were on gasoline which drew 894k, well below API's build levels and expectation […]

REALIST NEWS – Uh Oh – Mortgage Demand Cools Says Fannie Mae

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Mapping The World’s 20 Most Populous Cities By 2100

zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / Jun 28, 2017 If you look at a modern map of the world’s most populous cities, you’ll notice that they are quite evenly distributed around the globe. Metropolises like Moscow, New York, Tokyo, Cairo, or Rio de Janeiro are spread apart with very different geographic and cultural settings, and practically every […]

Proximity Is Destiny

charleshughsmith.blogspot.com / CHARLES HUGH SMITH / TUESDAY, JUNE 27, 2017 Privilege is unearned proximity to power in all its manifestations. My friend G.F.B. recently coined an insightful maxim: Proximity Is Destiny. The power of this concept lies in its unification of physical proximity and abstract proximity. We all understand physical proximity can be consequential. As the Titanic settled lower in the ice-cold Atlantic, those […]

Fed Chair Janet Yellen Seriously Misleads in London on U.S. Banking Reform

Fed Chair Janet Yellen Seriously Misleads in London on U.S. Banking Reform By Pam Martens and Russ Martens: June 28, 2017  Yesterday the Chair of the U.S. Federal Reserve, Janet Yellen, was in London for a wide-ranging financial markets discussion with Nicholas Stern, the President of the British Academy. Making headlines from that discussion was […]