London Telegraph | Russia will be unable to raise funds under EU sanction plans, according to reports.
Zero Hedge | It had to happen!
Chris Carrington | Segregation is alive and well and lives in New York. Let me introduce you to the ‘poor door’.
CNS News | The price of beef and bacon hit its all-time high in the United States in June, according to data released Tuesday by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).
Zero Hedge | Venezuela’s transformation to a socialist utopia has been well-documented on these pages.
Zero Hedge | Sure, why not…
Daily Caller | Australia’s repeal of its controversial carbon tax last week has gotten other countries thinking about ditching their own carbon dioxide emissions reduction schemes.
Coin Desk | San Francicso-based Stripe, a company that offers API-based payment systems, has published a blog post examining how it expects the bitcoin market to develop.
Lew Rockwell Blog | Which enemy are we going to subsidize and sustain next?
Joshua Krause | As Chinese President Xi Jinping was visiting South America this week, he announced his desire to build an intercontinental railroad across South America.
Truth Revolt | Obama ensured that economic growth is to be “broadly shared” from the “middle-out.”
Martin Armstrong | This idea that we live in a world where government cares about us is just the biggest propaganda ever.
Mac Slavo | Remember Peggy Joseph?
MarketWatch | U.S. stocks are now about 80% overvalued on certain key long-term measures.
The Washington Times | Mr. Cole also assured Congress that his department didn’t conspire with the IRS to try to target tea party groups.
London Telegraph | A vast wash of dollars flooded the global financial system when the Fed cut rates near zero and then bought $3.5 trillion of bonds. This may now go into reverse.
CNS News | Over the next 25 years, federal debt held by the public will exceed 100 percent of the nation’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP).
Zero Hedge | It took just a little over an hour for Vladimir Putin to respond to the latest, most provocative and toughest round of US sanctions yet.
Paul Craig Roberts | The first two days this week gold was subjected to a series of computer HFT-driven “flash crashes”.
Zero Hedge| “There are always people who say the dollar is going to be replaced, but it hasn’t happened.”
Martin Armstrong | The US Justice banking penalties are becoming a threat to the dollar.
Coindesk | LinkedIn co-founder, early Facebook investor and Greylock Partners partner Reid Hoffman has declared his enthusiasm for bitcoin.
Prison Planet.com | Santelli is back with more no nonsense analysis.
New American | Reinvestment is beginning to show up in the statistics.
Zero Hedge | Gold is down 2.5% – the biggest daily drop since early Dec 2013.
London Telegraph | Jaime Caruana says investors are ignoring prospect of higher interest rates in the hunt for returns.
Erico Tavares | The expectation is that a more robust economic environment requires more power.
Michael Snyder | Most people have never heard of Jaime Caruana even though he is the head of an immensely powerful organization.
Lars Schall | Instrumentalities like the national banks or the federal reserve banks, in which there are private interests, are not departments of the government.
Prison Planet.com | Alex invites economist and television broadcaster Max Keiser to discuss the dollar’s slow-motion collapse.
Adan Salazar | More than $100K spent solely in the month of June illustrates how surge is weighing on local economies
WSJ | France wants to know who’s using bitcoins—and then tax them.
Zero Hedge | Chinese oligarchs, scrambling to launder their “hot” domestic money abroad.
Michael Krieger | Nothing more than an oligarch playground.
Business Insider | JPMorgan Chase employee Julian Knott shot his wife Alita Knott before taking his own life.
Business Insider | Industrial production in France plunged 3.7% year-over-year in May, which was much worse than the 1.0% decline expected by economists.
Zero Hedge | One year earlier than required, the German government approved plans to force creditors into propping up struggling banks across Europe.
Michael Krieger | American citizens already have a hard enough time affording a home.
Nature World News | DARPA has awarded $40 million towards memory restoration technologies aimed at helping military service people cope with brain injuries.
CNS News | The percentage of Americans on welfare in 2011 was the highest yet calculated.
UK Daily Mail | Intrusive new powers to spy on the last 12 months of everybody’s bank statements are being demanded by the taxman.
NotQuant.com | As most Fed watchers know, last week was interesting because Janet Yellen, speaking at IMF came out and said something quite surprising.
Zero Hedge | “There is a colossal bubble in all asset prices and eventually it will burst.”
Michael Snyder | Is there any doubt that we are living in a bubble economy?
Paul Craig Roberts | The ratio of Treasury debt to official real GDP shows debt at 136% of GDP.
James H Kunstler | With lakes, swimming holes, rivers, and pools beckoning, I went to a sporting goods chain store at the mall — where else?
Truth Revolt | Oh yeah!
Liberty Blitzkrieg | The Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) has proposed using bitcoin to fund global jihadist efforts.
Adam Taggart | All of this is converging with the crazy experiments the Federal Reserve has done.
Zero Hedge | Nope – no anti-dollar-imperiliasm here at all…