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The Fetid Swamp Of Tax Reform

Authored by Charles Hugh Smith via OfTwoMinds blog, The likelihood that either party will ever drain the fetid swamp of corruption that is our tax code is zero, because it's far too profitable for politicos to operate their auction for tax favors. To understand the U.S. tax code and the endless charade of tax reform, […]

“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, […]

Bullion Banking: Part I – The Mechanics and the Players

Submitted by Ronan Manly, BullionStar.com   Introduction When discussing bullion banking mechanics, it’s important to understand what a bullion bank actually is, and what activities bullion banks engage in. This appreciation also helps highlight the major concerns which modern bullion banking poses. The term bullion bank can be applied to banks which are involved in some […]

US Futures, Global Stocks, Metals Rise On Economic Confidence, Upbeat Earnings

European, Asian stocks and S&P futures are all up again in early trading, a repeat of the Monday session, buoyed by a generally upbeat corporate earnings season, rising economic confidence and signs of improvement in the world’s biggest economies.  The Bloomberg Dollar Spot Index held near its highest level since March as fed fund futures […]

Global Stocks Drop, US Futures Down As Dollar Rebound Halts Longest Oil Rally In Years

European, Asian stocks and S&P futures all fell in another quiet, low-volume early session. With oil entering a bull market yesterday (after sliding into a bear market just weeks ago), and set for its longest run of gains in 4 years after, overnight crude stumbled, and reversed early gains, falling for the first time in […]

ZeroHedge: The Biggest Source Of Global Growth In 2016 Is About To Hit A Brick Wall

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. After issuing a record $1 trillion in combined bank and shadow loans in the first quarter which just like during the financial crisis provided a short-term boost to global growth (while sending China’s debt/GDP to all time highs)…   … […]

ZeroHedge: Global Stocks Jump; Oil Rises As Yen Plunges After Another Japanese FX Intervention Threat

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. In what has been an approximate repeat of the Monday overnight session, global stocks and US futures rose around the world as oil prices climbed toward $44 a barrel, with risk-sentiment pushed higher by another plunge in the Yen which […]

ZeroHedge: Consensus Forming: China Heading Back Into Financial Crisis

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. Submitted by John Rubino via DollarCollapse.com, China’s historic post-2009 debt binge flew largely under the radar – fooling most observers into thinking the global economy was recovering rather than just re-leveraging. Now Beijing is back at it, borrowing over $1 […]

ZeroHedge: China Commodity Bubble Bursts As Exchanges Curb Goldman’s “Biggest Concern”

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. During the last week we have highlighted the frightening similarity between the speculative spike in China commodity trading (which has sent industrial metals prices soaring in yet another 'error' signal for real supply and demand) and the pump-n-dump in Chinese […]

ZeroHedge: Having Killed Their Equity Market, China Unleashes “Tobin Tax” For FX Market

Be prepared for the next great transfer of wealth. Buy physical silver and storable food. In September last year, Chinese regulators stepped on the throat of a 'fair' market in equity futures trading and for all intent and purpose killed the Chinese equity market. Tonight – after 2 days of Yuan weakness – having warned […]