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The Trade War Is Already Having A Huge Impact On The U.S. Economy

Facebook Twitter Reddit Email The trade war has barely just begun, and yet significant ripple effects are already being felt all across the U.S. economy.  Once thriving businesses are on the verge of failure, workers are being laid off, and some sectors of the economy are witnessing enormous price hikes.  Right now the mainstream media […]

An Absolutely Epic Escalation Of The Trade War Has Us On The Precipice Of A Cataclysmic Global Economic Crisis

Facebook Twitter Reddit Email If Americans really understood how much their standard of living was about to change, the streets of our major cities would be packed with protesters by tomorrow morning.  For the past several decades, China and other low cost exporters have been flooding our shores with hundreds of billions of dollars worth […]

Experts Warn Of Chaos For The U.S. Economy As China Declares That “The Biggest Trade War In Economic History” Has Begun

Facebook Twitter Reddit Email Nothing is going to be the same after this.  On Friday, the United States hit China with 34 billion dollars in tariffs, and China immediately responded with similar tariffs.  If it stopped there, this trade war between the United States and China would not be catastrophic for the global economy.  But […]

The U.S. Trade War With China Officially Goes To The Next Level As Financial Markets Around The World Continue To Implode

Facebook Twitter Reddit Email Up until now, the U.S. trade war with China has simply been a bunch of threats and counter-threats, but now things are about to get very real.  On Friday, the first round of U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods becomes official, and these tariffs are going to fundamentally alter the economic relationship […]

Year-end For Asia

armstrongeconomics.com / by Martin Armstrong / Dec 28, 2017  The Year-End number for the Shanghai share index is 3239.5. A closing above this number will keep the market in a consolidation mode. Resistance stands at 3478.01 and support going into 2018 will reside at 2444.0. A closing below 3478.01 will warn that we may see a […]

Saudi Government Wants $6 Billion For al-Waleed’s Freedom

In case you were wondering what the going-rate was for one of the world's richest men's freedom… it's $6 billion… in unencumbered cash (not Bitcoin). That is the price that Saudi authorities are demanding from Saudi Prince al-Waleed bin Talal to free him from detention. The 62-year-old prince was one of the dozens of royals, […]

US Dollar Marked Higher After Senate Passes Tax Reform

marctomarket.com / by Marc Chandler / December 4, 2017 The US dollar opened higher in Asia and retained those gains through the European morning.  The greenback has recouped most of the pre-weekend losses recorded in the wake of the indictment of a fourth former Trump Administration official by the special investigation into Russia’s involvement in last […]

Russian Diplomat’s Warning: ‘Apocalyptic Scenario’ Likely On Korean Peninsula

The tense situation over North Korea’s nuclear program has one top Russian diplomat sounding the alarm. Russian Deputy Foreign Minister Igor Morgulov said that the world can no longer turn a “blind eye” to alarming speed with which North Korea is advancing their weapons of mass destruction. North Korea’s nuclear program could evolve into an “apocalyptic” scenario, Morgulov said.  […]

In Shocking Purge, Saudi King Arrests Billionaire Prince Bin Talal, Others In “Anti-Money Laundering” Crackdown

In a shocking development, Saudi press Al Mayadeen reported late on Saturday that prominent billionaire, member of the royal Saudi family, and one of the biggest shareholders of Citi, News Corp. and Twitter – not to mention frequent CNBC guest – Al-Waleed bin Talal, has been arrested for corruption and money laundering charges, along with […]

Lebanon Plunges Into Crisis After Premier Resigns, Fearing Assassination Plot

The Lebanese Prime Minister, Saad al-Hariri, unexpectedly resigned on Saturday, saying in a fiery televised broadcast from Saudi Arabia that he feared for his life  while also fiercely criticizing Iran. According to regional analysts, the move has “plunged Lebanon into crisis” amid heightened regional tensions. In his resignation speech, Hariri – whose farther, former prime […]