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Obama Is Funding The Anti-Trump Movement With Sleazy Backdoor Policies And Taxpayer Money

Barack Obama is funding the anti-Trump movement through a series of backdoor deals and policies.  Wall Street may be surprised to learn that it is also helping bankroll the anti-Trump “resistance” whether they wanted to or not. Wall Street is fighting policies which would heavily favor it, including corporate tax cuts and the repeal of […]

The Ultimate Regulatory Reform: Abolish Fractional Reserve Banking!

Authored by Antonius Aquinas, The Trump Administration has presented the first part of its plan to overhaul a number of Wall Street financial regulations, many of which were enacted in the wake of the 2008 financial crisis.  The report is in response to Executive Order 13772 in which the US Treasury Department is to provide […]

Michael Hudson: Trump Is Obama’s Legacy – Is This The End Of The Democratic Party?

Authored by Michael Hudson via NakedCapitalism.com, Nobody yet can tell whether Donald Trump is an agent of change with a specific policy in mind, or merely a catalyst heralding an as yet undetermined turning point. His first month in the White House saw him melting into the Republican mélange of corporate lobbyists. Having promised to […]

12 Million Americans Are About To Get An Artificial Boost To Their FICO Scores

Back in August 2014, we reported that in what appeared a suspicious attempt to boost the pool of eligible, credit-worthy mortgage recipients, Fair Isaac, the company behind the crucial FICO score that determines every consumer’s credit rating, “will stop including in its FICO credit-score calculations any record of a consumer failing to pay a bill […]

“Is Trump About To Cause Another Crisis?”: 2008 Could Be Eclipsed As Bank Restrictions Eliminated

Submitted by Mac Slavo via SHTFPlan.com, Beware of what may be coming next. We already know the establishment has a plan to blame President Trump for the next financial crisis, and now there are moves being made that will support that narrative. After the 2008 fiasco, a spotlight on Wall Street misbehavior and some weak, […]

Trump Signs Executive Orders Rolling Back Dodd-Frank, Fiduciary Rule

As previewed earlier today, moments ago President Trump signed two executive orders aimed at starting the process of rolling back the regulatory system put in place after the financial crisis. Among the targets are rules that protect against predatory lenders, force brokers to lower fees for retirees and ban proprietary trading. Specifically, Trump took executive […]

“10 Things Learned From 3 Days In Washington D.C.”

Submitted by John Mauldin via MauldinEconomics.com, I have been in Washington DC for the last three days. The ostensible reason was to participate in a board meeting of a public company, Ashford Inc. (AINC). We manage hotel REITs that own three hotels here in DC, and the group decided to move our board meeting up […]

Welcome to the United States of Orwell, Part 4: “Consumer Protection” Just Another Federal Reserve Power Grab

Thursday, March 29, 2012 How to mask yet another Federal Reserve power grab? Call it “consumer protection.” This is truly Orwellian: the latest and greatest Executive Branch/Federal Reserve power grab is labeled “consumer protection.” I am indebted to correspondent Jim S. who seems to be one of the few Americans to have actually sorted through this […]