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Stocks Dazed After Trump NAFTA Flop, Tax Plan Disappointment; ECB Looms

European shares are lower, pressured by disappointing results by Deutsche Bank and ending a six-session gain, as Asian equities and S&P futures were little changed after a record-setting rally in world stocks which pushed the MSCI World index to over $50 trillion yesterday, fizzled after Trump released unconvincing tax cut plans prompting traders to “sell […]

Distracted Nation “Buys The Dip”

Authored by Howard Kunstler via Kunstler.com, The military frolics of spring have distracted the nation’s attention from the economic and financial dynamics that pose the ultimate mortal threat to business as usual. Note the distinction between economic and financial. The first represents real activity in this Land of the Deal: people doing and making. The […]

Trump Considering “Kinetic Military Action” On North Korea Including “Sudden Strike”

Following Sunday’s failed medium-range missile test by Kim Jong-Un, President Donald Trump has been evaluating his response options and according to Bloomberg, which cited a “person familiar with his thinking”, is willing to consider ordering “kinetic” military action, including a sudden strike, to “counteract North Korea’s destabilizing actions in the region” However, before launching another […]

United CEO Defends Staff’s Violent “Reaccomodation” Of “Belligerent” Passenger

In a letter to employees, United CEO Oscar Munoz said he was "upset to see and hear about what happened," but defended his staff's actions because the passenger had been "disruptive and belligerent." It seems not acquiescing to a computer's decision to select you for 'reaccomodation' is "disruptive" and warrants violence? As The BBC reports, […]

So Many Triggers

Authored by Jeff Thomas via InternationalMan.com, It’s not a story that’s likely to appear on the evening news, but it certainly should. Deutsche Bank has announced that it will create more shares, selling them at a 35% discount. Existing shareholders have not been pleased and, in the first four days since the offer was announced, […]

Populism In Our Time – “The Status Quo Is The Fundamental Problem”

Authored by Paul Brodsky via Macro-Allocation.com, “Be even more suspicious…of all those who employ the term we or us without your permission. This is another form of surreptitious conscription, designed to suggest that we are all agreed on our interests and identity.”– Christopher Hitchens Merriam-Webster defines populist as “a believer in the rights, wisdom and […]

US Preparing Sanctions Against Syria

Just hours after unleashing a missile strike on Syria, Steven Mnuchin announced that the US will announce sanctions “in the near future” against the Assad regime.  Joined by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in a briefing at Mar-a-Lago estate, the Treasury Secretary said the U.S. would impose sanctions on Syria […]

Trump Unites Congress: US Lawmakers Largely Support Syria Air Strikes

Eleven weeks into his administration, Trump’s Syrian airstrikes appear to have achieve what until last night appeared impossible: unite much of Congress in support of a Trump decision. As Bloomberg report, U.S. lawmakers mostly expressed support for Trump’s strike against a Syrian airfield in response to an alleged chemical weapons attack, though some cautioned that […]

Why So Many People Believe the FBI Killed Martin Luther King Jr.

Via The Daily Bell The FBI is super sketchy. Questions abound over their role in various assassinations. The case of Martin Luther King Jr. is no exception. Today is the 49th anniversary of the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr., a man who stood for peace and encouraged everyone to not judge people by the […]

Russia Readies Back-up System For Potentially Explosive “Split With International Banking System”

The grand order of things could be undergoing some major overhauls. To put it more bluntly, a war to reset the global financial order is about to be unleashed. Preparations inside Russia are being made in case the ultimate banking sanctions are placed on them, cutting off commerce inside the all-encompassing Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecomm […]