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Trump Treasury Secretary Candidate Is Anti-Fed Libertarian Who Wants To Return To The Gold Standard / by Tyler Durden / Nov 29, 2016 4:54 PM While speculation swirls over Trump’s pick for the next Treasury Secretary, with eyebrows raised after the President-elect unexpectedly met with Goldman COO Gary Cohn earlier in the day, one of the more interesting names to have emerged in the running for the top economic post is that […]

Trump, Pence To Meet Goldman COO Cohn (After Ex-Goldman Partner Mnuchin Visits Trump Tower)

Following former Goldman Sachs' partner Steve Mnuchin's visit to Trump Tower this morning (as the decision over Treasury Secretary looms), the Trump transition team just announced that Donald Trump and Mike Pence will meet with Goldman Sachs COO Gary Cohn (but provided no details on whatthey would discuss). As Bloomberg reports, Cohn joins a long […]

YouTube Has Quietly Begun “Censoring” Journalists Who Criticize Government

Submitted by Alice Salles via, Earlier this month, YouTube, the behemoth video-sharing website was accused of censoring users. Claiming some of their videos had been barred from making money through the company’s ad services, YouTube hosts like Philip DeFranco spoke out against the policy, claiming over “a dozen of his videos had been flagged as […]

Look Who Is Gutting The First Amendment!

Submitted by Johanna Markind via The Gatestone Institute, "The [American Bar Association] wants to do exactly what the text calls for: limit lawyers' expression of viewpoints that it disapproves of. … state courts and state bars should resist the pressure to adopt it." — Eugene Volokh, UCLA law professor and Washington Post columnist. The language […]

Weekend Reading: Valuationally Challenged

Submitted by Lance Roberts via, As another week comes to a close, we continue to wrestle with a market that remains detached from underlying economic data and clings to recent levels of over overbought, overextended and low reward/risk outcomes. Of course, in the final stages of a bull market, this is what has historically […]

Liberal Left-Leaning States Are “Least Free” In Home Of The Brave

The CATO Institute recently released its annual “Freedom in the 50 States” ranking (see interactive map below).  The study attempts to analyze a variety of fiscal, regulatory and social policies of each of the 50 states to establish a “freedom index” which allows people in various states to compare their level of individual liberty and […]

ZeroHedge: The IMF is the Source of Inaccurate Figures on Zimbabwe’s Hyperinflation

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. Authored by Steve H. Hanke of The Johns Hopkins University. Follow him on Twitter @Steve_Hanke.   Most press reports about Zimbabwe’s fantastic hyperinflation are off the mark – way off the mark. Even our most trusted news sources fail to […]

ZeroHedge: The Global Bear Market In Freedom

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. Submitted by Erico Matias Tavares via Sinclair & Co., Americans will be celebrating Memorial Day this weekend, to honor those who fought and died for the values they have traditionally cherished the most as a nation: life, liberty and the […]

ZeroHedge: Mapping The Most Miserable Countries In The World

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. Every year, the Cato Institute publishes a list of the world’s most “miserable countries” by using a simple economic formula to calculate the scores. Described as a Misery Index, the tally for each country can be found by adding the unemployment rate, inflation, and […]

ZeroHedge: ‘Public Servants’ – Who Is Serving Whom?

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. Submitted by Matthew Bankert via The Mises Institute, When was the last time you used a government “service”? Maybe you went to the DMV to get a new driver’s license, or maybe you signed up for new healthcare plan using […]