The story line is going out that the economic boom is weakening and the Federal Reserve has to get the printing press running again. The Fed uses the money to purchase bonds, which drives up the prices of bonds and lowers the interest rate. Continue reading The State of the Economy 2019
I hate to break the news to China bashers, but the trade war with the US is over. I’ve maintained for months that Trump has no leverage in trade talks with China. If he did China would have done a deal by now. Continue reading Trump’s Trade War is Already Over
The Trump government has today upped the ante in its trade negotiations with China by announcing a 25% tariff imposed on $200 billion worth of goods imports from their 10% previous tariff rate. Continue reading Trade Wars, Peak Oil, Naval Movements and America’s Only Way Out
Regime changes in Iraq and Libya, Syria’s war, Venezuela’s crisis, sanctions on Cuba, Iran, Russia, and North Korea are all reflections of a new global imperialism imposed by a core of capitalist nations in support of trillions of dollars of concentrated investment wealth. This new world order of mass capital has become a totalitarian empire of inequality and repression. Continue reading Concentration of Wealth is Driving a New Global Imperialism
The Obama appointed World Bank President Jim Yong Kim has announced his early retirement to make way for a Trump appointed CEO in The Bank. There’s a deeper, behind the scenes maneuvering in the world’s financial sector that is shifting paradigms and people across various organizations. Continue reading Obama Appointed WB President Jim Yong Kim Abruptly Resigns, Here’s why
“One also knows from his letters that nothing appeared more sacred to Van Gogh than work.” – John Berger, “Vincent Van Gogh,” Portraits Continue reading Labyrinthine Trap: What Are We Working For?
Central banks around the world are turning to gold as an alternative to the US dollar, which they see as being undermined by America’s aggressive trade policy and geopolitical uncertainty. Continue reading Gold Demand up 42%, Countries Abandon US Dollar Amidst Geopolitical Shift
Newspapers around the globe are telling us that contactless payments are thriving, cash is rapidly disappearing and cashless society is practically around the corner. Continue reading Cyber Risks, the Achilles’ Heel of Cashless Economies
The 2016 Oxfam Davos Report which the mass media have ignored arrestingly shows that 62 individuals – 388 in 2010 – now own more wealth than 50% of the world’s population. More shockingly, it reports from its uncontested public sources that this share of wealth by half of the world’s people has collapsed by over 40% in just the last five years. Continue reading How the Rich Eat the Poor and the World
For turning against NATO in favor of the Russia-China-Iran Alliance, Turkey is now being aggressively attacked financially, which forces its currency Lira to plummet in recent days. The fiat US dollar is the only weapon left for the Western Deep State, and it may not be enough to regain control over Eurasia. Continue reading Fleeing the Buck
On Monday 6th of August the United States imposed a fresh set of sanctions on Iran. These are intended as a prelude to even stronger sanctions to take effect in November. The clearly stated intention is to break the Iranian governments will to resist American demands, and to cause such domestic pain that the Iranian people Will rise in revolt against their government and bring about the long sought after (by the Americans) regime change. Continue reading The Latest US Sanctions Point to a Declining World Superpower
In addition to our last article “Alliance Launching Final Assault vs. Deep State,” more details have come out from Russia, and this is one of the confirmation that everyone is waiting for. Continue reading Russia is Preparing for a “Perfect Storm” in the Global Economy
In an intervention which violated the most fundamental rules of democracy and international law, on May 27 the hierarchy of the European Union (EU) vetoed the “government of change” which was being formed in Italy, and which had just won a clear parliamentary majority from the voters. Continue reading ECB Stages Coup Against Legitimate Government of Italy
In the early years of the global effort to defeat the belligerent faction of the Western Deep State, the BRICS Alliance had sought to do it in a manner that would have the least negative impact on the population of the West. More than a decade since, and the West has not changed much. They are still in the stage of talking about the true nature of the problem with utmost eloquence. Continue reading Iran Starts Ditching the Fiat Dollar, Turkey Repatriating Gold from US
On April 8-11, the resort town of Bo’ao, situated on the Chinese island of Hainan, saw the regular economic Boao Forum for Asia (BFA). Let us note the increasing importance of this forum that today is called “the Asian Davos”. This time it was visited by both the former UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon (chosen as the chairman of the BFA directors) and the incumbent one, António Guterres. Continue reading The Boao Forum for Asia at the Prospect of the US-China Trade War
Russia and India are long-standing partners with a rich history of mutually beneficial cooperation. The two countries have great trading potential. However, Russian-Indian trade and economic cooperation cannot yet be called very active. This situation is not acceptable to either side, and now Russia and India are working to develop their economic relations. Continue reading Russia and India on the Brink of a Major Trade Breakthrough
It’s remarkable that the Euro and the Eurozone currency grouping hasn’t fallen apart until now. Greece could have done it in 2010 but it was avoided by extraordinary acts of the Euro governments and European Central Bank. Continue reading Is the Eurozone in a Dead End?
China suspends tariff reduction obligations on 128 imported products originating from the United States and is imposing additional tariffs on the basis of the current applicable tariff rates. Continue reading China Strikes Back with 15-25% Tariffs’ Boost on American Goods
It’s happening. The global stock markets are plunging. The Dow index tumbles to its lowest 1-day decline in history, -1175 points. The rest of the global markets are all in the red. This must be the beginning of the end for the Wolves of Wall Street. Continue reading The Deep State Stock Market is Plunging
A weak US dollar, a possible war between the US and North Korea or the impeachment of Donald Trump could result in one of the longest-ever rallies for gold, according to precious metals expert Jim Rickards. Continue reading Gold Price Could Smash $10,000 on Crashing Dollar, etc. | Jim Rickards
The inaugural World Inequality Report published on Thursday by economists Thomas Piketty, Emmanuel Saez, Gabriel Zucman, Facundo Alvaredo and Lucas Chancel documents the rise in global income and wealth inequality since 1980. Continue reading Richest 1% Capture Twice as Much Income Growth as the Bottom Half
In June, Washington threatened Beijing with a sanctions regime, in response to China’s increased bilateral commodity trade with North Korea. Initially, the US sanctions were not intended to be against the Chinese government: selected Chinese banks and trading companies involved in the financing of China-DPRK commodity trade would be potential targets of US reprisals. Continue reading Imagine What Would Happen if China Decided to Impose Economic Sanctions on the USA?
There’s another round of economic recession in the West by year end, unless tangible and profound reforms are implemented. This is the grave warning that’s being repeated again by the Executive Intelligence Review. Continue reading Another EU-US Financial Crash is Expected by Year End
Reuters reported, a week ago, that Russia’s Sberbank has begun trading in gold at the Shanghai exchange. This is both a retaliatory move against those who continue to wage an economic war through a broad, extended economic sanction against the federation, and as a long term measure against global terrorism, aka Khazarian Mafia. Continue reading Petrodollar Faces Growing Threat with Payments in Gold across Asia
More than 200 leading experts from Russia, Europe, Asia, the US, Canada and Latin America have put their heads together to draw up the program of the high-profile economic gathering.
Said forum went out without a hitch. Continue reading SPIEF 2017: More Guests, High Expectations, Search for New Balance, & Putin’s Best
We have known early on that the prices of gold and silver are manipulated by the bullion banks acting as agents for the Federal Reserve. This is the only thing which keeps the fiat dollar in circulation. But with the availability of cryptocurrencies, the rigging may not last for long.
Venezuela continues to defy western financial attack by never knelling to western banks seeking to profit on the agony of its citizens. Goldman Sachs is betting on the current low priced state oil firm stocks, while the other arm of the Deep State is doing all it can to put in power Venezuelan opposition parties under its thumb. Continue reading Venezuela Not Paying $2.8 Billion Bonds Now Held by Goldman Sachs
Capitalism is at the precipice of what it is capable of, and what is possible with it. Nevertheless, its proponents are perpetually swearing that it spurred tremendous development, yet we also know that it is the cause of so much industrial waste, and environmental destruction. Continue reading Moving Beyond Concentrated State Power
During the next five years, or at least, during the term of the Philippine strongman Mayor Rodrigo Duterte, no attempt at sowing acoustic and kinetic conflicts will be allowed in the South China Sea region. Continue reading Deep State is Losing Southeast Asia, Choosing Mutual Economic Progress instead of War
The stock market speculators are having the best of times, as the Dow Jones Industrial Average hit the 20,000 point milestone for the first time. Continue reading Dow Jones Industrial Average Hits 20,000 for First Time Ever!