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Category Archives: China

Oil Producers Turning To Crypto To Solve Sanctions Problems

Authored by Tom Luongo, Last week, Venezuela announced it would develop a national cryptocurrency backed by its oil reserves, the Petro.  Now there is a report that Russia is considering the same thing.  Iran will likely follow suit. As of right now this is just a rumor, but it makes some sense.  So, let’s treat […]

South Korea Asks US To Halt Joint Military Exercises Until Olympics End

North Korea may have successfully bluffed its way into getting the US to stop holding massive army drills with South Korea’s army. According to the FT, South Korea has politely asked the US to “delay” joint military exercises until after the Winter Olympics, in order to lower the chances that North Korea takes provocative actions […]

Bond Bears Beware As Ag Prices Hit Record Low

Long-end bond yields are lower and the front-end higher once again this morning as the US Treasury yield curve continues to confound by flattening. Bloomberg macro strategist Mark Cudmore suspects there is more to come… for one simple reason, so often overlooked… Via Bloomberg, Cheaper eats are great, but maybe not if you’re one of […]

These Are The 30 Biggest Risks Facing Markets In 2018

Once upon a time, Wall Street analysts had just two things to worry about: interest rate risk and corporate profits – virtually everything else was derived from these.  Unfortuantely, we now live in the new normal, where central banks step in every time there is even a whiff of an imminent market correction (as BofA […]

Russia-China real gold standard means end of U.S. dollar dominance

gata.org / CHRIS POWELL / December 9, 2017 Dear Friend of GATA and Gold: Interviewing Swiss monetary metals expert Claudio Grass today, Russian government news agency Russia Today signifies again that the Russian government knows all about the Western gold price suppression scheme even if the monetary metals mining industry refuses to acknowledge it. The interview […]

IMF Stress Tests Find $280 Billion Black Hole In Chinese Banks’ Capital

The IMF released a new analysis on the instability stability of the Chinese financial system. Speaking to the media in an online briefing, some of the insights from Ratna Sahay, deputy director of the IMF’s Monetary and Capital Markets Department, hardly advanced our knowledge much. Sahay noted that “Risks are large. Having said that, the […]

Tensions Escalate As Indian Drone Crashes In China

zerohedge.com / by Tyler Durden / Dec 7, 2017 2:09 PM Reuters said the Chinese have expressed “strong dissatisfaction” with India over the recent crash of an Indian unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) in Chinese territory. The Indian Army’s official statement has said the UAV was on a training mission and lost contact across the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in the Sikkim area. […]

North Korea: US Threats Have Made Outbreak Of War ‘An Established Fact’

North Korea is warning the United States that their “threats” in the form of joint military drills with South Korea are making the outbreak of war “an established fact.” Kim Jong-Un’s regime is now saying that war is unavoidable. China continues to urge calm between the two heated nations, as two American B-1B heavy bombers […]

Tensions Escalate As Indian Drone Crashes In China

Reuters said the Chinese have expressed “strong dissatisfaction” with India over the recent crash of an Indian unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) in Chinese territory. The Indian Army’s official statement has said the UAV was on a training mission and lost contact across the Line of Actual Control (LAC) in the Sikkim area. According to Republic World, an Indian […]

Why The Globalists Need A War… And Soon

Authored by Brandon Smith via Alt-Market.com, It is difficult to gauge and understand geopolitical and economic events without first comprehending the fact that much of what happens in the world is engineered to happen and with a specific encompassing goal in mind. If you subscribe to the theory that all is random "chaos" and outcomes […]