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Stocks Push Higher Even as CEOs Flee White House Council

wallstreetexaminer.com / by Garrett Baldwin via Money Morning / August 16, 2017 The Dow Jones news today is highlighted by political turmoil in Washington, as U.S. President Donald Trump’s controversial remarks sent CEOs fleeing from his “American Manufacturing Council.” Dow Jones futures are up 43 points this morning, as investors look for clues to the next interest rate hike after the release […]

Iran’s Supreme Leader Mocks Trump In Tweet About Charlottesville

At least two times over the past week, Iran’s military has seemingly provoked the U.S. Navy by using its Sadegh drones to shadow the USS Nimizt aircraft carrier operating in the Persian Gulf while creating a “dangerous” operating environment for F/A-18 pilots in the area (we noted the encounters here and here).   But this […]

In Angry, Fiery Press Conference, Trump Says “Blame On Both Sides” For Violence

During a fiery, improvized press conference that was supposed to address Trump’s infrastructure proposal but quickly veered into an angry back and forth between President Trump and the media over Saturday’s tragic events in Virignia, Donald Trump defended his initial response to the weekend violence in Charlottesville, saying he needed to “know the facts” before […]

After 100 Months Of Buying-The-Dip – Stockman Warns Of “Peak Crazy”

Authored by David Stockman via The Daily Reckoning, Just call it Peak Crazy and move on. There is absolutely no reason for the stock markets to be at current levels, let alone melting-up day after day. The fact that this is happening is a measure of how impaired capital markets have become as a result […]

Is Trump Gearing Up To End The Iran Nuclear Deal?

Authored by ISN Security Watch via OilPrice.com, Jack Thompson and Oliver Thränert argue that President Trump´s administration is laying the groundwork for the U.S. to withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal. However, they suggest that if the U.S. were to end its participation in the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) on Iran’s nuclear program, […]

Shamir Urges Trump: “Bring Me The Head Of Jeff Bezos”

Authored by Israel Shamir via The Saker, Here is what Donald Trump should call for this morning. This is the right time to up his ante in the struggle against the Lügenpresse. All his efforts to fix the sinking ship of the US society are in vain with a breach below the waterline. If the […]

Could Bitcoin Help Venezuelans As Crisis Deepens?

Authored by Michael Kern via Crypto Insider, Protests continue to rage in Venezuela as inflation soars to unprecedented levels and the price of oil remains low. The country’s national currency is now worth less than fictional gold in Azeroth, the setting of the popular massively multiplayer online role-playing game World of Warcraft, pushing Venezuelans to bitcoin […]

North Korea On Standby To Launch At Mainland US

According to state run propaganda media, North Korea is on standby to launch a missile at the mainland United States.  Responding to President Donald Trump’s recent warnings to the rogue regime in this manner has just flung tensions to heights never seen – not even during the Cold War. North Korea took its turn Saturday […]

Bannon In Jeopardy: Trump Suspects Key Advisor Is Source Of Leaks

As special counsel Mueller’s probe into Trump’s “Russian collusion” allegations expands to include virtually all financial affairs of the president, Trump’s own “witch hunt” for the source of White House leaks – so far unsuccessful – is likewise growing, and just weeks after Trump removed one of his two original advisors when he sacked Reince […]

The Plan To “Privatize” The Afghanistan War Doesn’t Privatize Anything

Authored by Ryan McMaken via The Mises Institute, Any time we hear the term "privatize" coming from the usual suspects in Washington, DC we should immediately be suspicious. When this word is used, there's usually precious little actual privatization going on. Thus, we should regard the Trump administration's proposed plan to "privatize" the war in […]