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Downside Price Rotation Dominates After Manufacturing Data

Our research team has been all over this longer-term Pennant/Flag setup and the potential for the breakdown in the US/Global markets.  The US manufacturing data released today confirmed what we believed would be the outcome of the extended trade issues between the US and China – a moderate slowdown in US manufacturing.  Couple that with a US Fed that is attempting to navigate very difficult economic developments, consumers headed into the Christmas season unsure of what lies ahead, the US...

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Daily Digest 10/2 – Student Loan Debt Soars, There Is Good Reason to Fear the Repo

Economy Student loan debt soars, totaling $1.6 trillion in 2019 (Saxplayer00o1) Video Developed central banks expected to see biggest ‘synchronised easing’ since 2000 (Saxplayer00o1) Slower global growth is pushing central banks to ease policy across the world Australia central bank governor tells banks ‘don’t be scared to make loans’ (Saxplayer00o1) One risk is that further cuts to interest rates would fuel a debt binge in property sector when the household debt-to-income ratio in...

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Argentina’s Faux “Neoliberalism”

On August 11, 2019, the presidential ticket of Alberto Fernández and Cristina Fernández de Kirchner pulled off a major electoral upset against incumbent President Mauricio Marci in the Argentine primary elections. Based on their performance last month, they’ll be able to compete in the general election on October 27, 2019. Winning by a 16-point margin, many on the political Left see this as a sound rejection of Macri’s supposedly neoliberal policies. Neoliberalism: Fact or Fiction? The...

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China or U.S.A.?

Alasdair Macleod, Dr. Quinton Hennigh & Michael Oliver are returning guests on the radio show this week.  China has made some silly errors in its conflict with the US, reflecting the arrogance that often afflicts every state actor. But the appearance that China is being backed into a corner over Huawei, trade tariffs and Hong Kong is misleading. China is progressing her own plans, and they do not require an accommodation with America. With Russia in tow, she is now the chief foreign...

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The Bitcoin Standard

Saifedean Ammous explains why Austrian economics helps us understand Bitcoin, and how Bitcoin can help us understand Austrian economics. Presented at the Libertarian Scholars Conference on 28 September 2019, at The King’s College in New York City. Includes an introduction by Jeff Deist. Powered by WPeMatico Post Views: 4

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Impeachment…or CIA Coup?

By: Ron Paul You don’t need to be a supporter of President Trump to be concerned about the efforts to remove him from office. Last week House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced impeachment proceedings against the President over a phone call made to the President of Ukraine. According to the White House record of the call, the President asked his Ukrainian counterpart to look into whether there is any evidence of Ukrainian meddling in the 2016 election and then mentioned that a lot of people were...

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Is Reserve Bank of Australia a New Friend of Gold?

Reserve Bank of Australia joined the chorus of easing central banks, cutting interest rates to record lows. Predictably, that sent the Aussie dollar plunging. Should gold bulls cheer this move? Reserve Bank of Australia Slashes Interest Rates The Reserve Bank of Australia has cut the official interest rate from 1.00 percent to 0.75 percent earlier today. As the chart below shows, the 0.25 percentage point moved the interest rate to a record low level, following cuts in June and July. Chart 1:...

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Is China’s Golden Week To Blame For Gold Selling?

A Pfennig For Your Thoughts Roctober 1, 2019 * Currencies get sold again in the overnight markets… * Apparently Investors don’t really like negative yielding bonds! Good Day… And a Tom Terrific Tuesday to you! And welcome to Rocktober! No baseball for me last night, so I read, but not research stuff, I’m currently in the middle of the last of the existing Jack Reacher books, (I’ve preordered the new one out for delivery, later this month) and it had my attention for most of the night. I even...

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Covert Regime Change: America’s Secret Cold War

Covert Regime Change: America’s Secret Cold WarLindsey A. O’RourkeCornell University Press, 2018330 pages Lindsey O’Rourke has given us a devastating indictment of the foreign policy of the United States during the Cold War and after. O’Rourke, who teaches political science at Boston College, is not a principled non-interventionist in the style of Ron Paul. To the contrary, she sympathizes with the “Offensive Realism” of John Mearsheimer, under whom she studied at the University of Chicago....

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La hipocresía de Bernie Sanders sobre el F-35

By: Conna Craig Las cosas están a punto de ponerse ruidosas en Burlington, Vermont. No, no es un mitin para el senador junior nacido en Brooklyn. Después de un poco de pompa, incluyendo un»mini show aéreo», los dos primeros de los 20 F-35 han comenzado a instalarse en su nuevo hogar en la base de la Guardia Nacional Aérea de Vermont, ubicada en el Aeropuerto de Burlington. Los F-35 reemplazarán una flota de F-16, que la Guardia Nacional Aérea de Vermont voló durante 33 años. En una...

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