Breitbart | Pope Francis urged leaders Monday to devise “more inclusive and equitable economic models,” praising those who seek ways “to make capitalism become a more inclusive instrument for integral human wellbeing.”
Zero Hedge | Goldman Sachs is under investigation by the New York Department of Financial Services after a tech entrepreneur alleged the company’s algorithms were discriminating against his wife’s gender after comparing their respective credit limits.
Zero Hedge | The failing New York Times may not just be a cute nickname anymore.
Michael Snyder | The world is now 188 trillion dollars in debt, and that number continues to grow rapidly each year.
Zero Hedge | Preliminary results from Tuesday night’s vote showed 69% of voters supported the measure while 31% opposed it. The bill needs a two-thirds majority to pass.
CNBC | China’s Commerce Ministry said Thursday that Beijing had agreed with Washington to lift existing trade tariffs between the two nations in phases.
Zero Hedge | In 2019 YTD, the top 10 crowded stocks underperformed the 10 most neglected stocks by 23%, the most on record!
Michael Snyder | The crisis that so many have been anticipating is starting to play out, and our problems are likely to greatly accelerate in the months ahead.
Breitbart | A library system was denied its request for a digital subscription to the New York Times after Florida officials called the newspaper “fake news.”
Zero Hedge | “High taxes, lukewarm support for local law enforcement, and policies they believe have thrown open the doors to illegal immigration.”
Michael Snyder | The biggest bank in Europe is in the process of imploding, and there are persistent rumors that the final collapse could happen sooner rather than later.
Joseph Carson | History sometimes repeats itself in the world of finance and in the economy – and odds are high it will again.
Zero Hedge | As Californians grapple with this year’s annual fire season, President Trump has a message for Democratic Governor Gavin Newsom; clean up your act.
Zero Hedge | It’s long been said that millennials have the power to disrupt and reshape entire industries.
CNBC | The U.S. dollar has been the world’s major reserve currency for decades, but that status could come under threat as “very powerful countries” seek to undermine its importance, warned Anne Korin, from the Institute for the Analysis of Global Security.
Zero Hedge | This year, 68 percent of people in the U.S. are planning to celebrate and as well as having a headache on Friday morning, most revellers will have a lighter wallet.
Michael Snyder | You don’t use up all of your ammunition before the battle even begins.
Mac Slavo | While consumer confidence has fallen yet again, consumer spending remains high.
SchiffGold.com | The dollar is weakening and interest rates are rising. That is going to mean higher consumer prices. It’s going to mean higher borrowing costs.”
Mac Slavo | One money manager is warning that the United States is incredibly similar to a banana republic and because of that, “we are all screwed.”
Michael Snyder | We should give the central bankers credit for keeping the bubble going for as long as it has.
Zero Hedge | We’re beginning to see more evidence that suggests the consumer is the next domino to fall.
Zero Hedge | One trader took advantage of the ‘cheap’ protection costs to place a huge bet on the market descending into the kind of chaos not seen since the global financial crisis.
CNBC | Bitcoin’s price rose sharply over the weekend.
Zero Hedge | “The modern-day Great Wall in Europe is economic.”
Zero Hedge | A top official for the country’s federal student-loan program has resigned and is endorsing canceling most of the country’s outstanding student debt.
The Organic Prepper | Abnormal circumstances oblige people to be creative and innovative.
Zero Hedge | Readers should know by now that President Trump’s aggressive trade war with China didn’t start the synchronized global slowdown, but his trade policies have certainly amplified it.
Michael Snyder | In profession after profession, government control freaks have made it nearly impossible to make a living, and this has pushed the percentage of Americans that are self-employed to historic lows.
Zero Hedge | The second tech bubble is now over.
American Mirror | Latino-owned businesses are thriving in Trump’s America, with explosive growth over the last year in particular.
Zero Hedge | Around the world, central banks have a number of different ownership structures.
CNBC | Nobel-prize winning economist Robert Shiller believes a recession may be years away due to a bullish Trump effect in the market.
Michael Snyder | This is just one example of how badly our society has declined.
Dagny Taggart | The Affordable Care Act continues to be anything but affordable.
Jenny Jayne | The IRS has announced that it’s “too expensive” to audit the rich.
Mac Slavo | While consumer confidence can boost the economy and spending can drive growth, the consumer cannot prop up the economy forever.
CNBC | China will take countermeasures against the U.S. in response to a bill that favors the Hong Kong protesters, the Chinese Foreign Ministry said Wednesday.
Zero Hedge | JP Morgan CEO Jamie Dimon’s recession forecasts are growing increasingly vague.
Mac Slavo | Big Pharma’s business model is working great…for them.
Daily Caller | The Trump administration is set to resume annual budget deficits exceeding $1 trillion.
CNBC | Chinese state media warned the U.S. over the weekend to “avoid backpedaling” on the partial trade agreement, and expressed caution about the initial phase of the deal which President Donald Trump called “very substantial.”
Zero Hedge | “A bar of gold retains its value, even in times of crisis. This makes it the opposite of “shares, bonds and other securities” all of which have inherent risk and prices can go down.
Mac Slavo | A stock market expert who called the 2008 crash says a similar market crash, like the one in December of 2018 is inevitable.
Charles Hugh Smith | Once we understand this mechanism, we understand that labor can never get ahead.
Paul Joseph Watson | Yes, really.
Zero Hedge | The president told reporters Turkey will pay a “big economic price” if the Syria operation done is done “unfairly”.
CNBC | U.S. stock futures pushed higher Wednesday morning after a report suggested that Beijing is willing to discuss a partial trade deal with Washington.
Ron Paul | Since September 17, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York has pumped billions of dollars into the repurchasing (repo) market, the first such intervention since 2009.
CNBC | Sterling fell sharply against the dollar Tuesday morning with several British media outlets reporting that Brexit talks were close to breaking down.