Mac Slavo | A large crack has appeared in the financial markets overnight in a segment of the market that the public rarely, if ever, notices. This crack, however, is crucial to the functioning of the global financial system.
Mac Slavo | Former Texas congressman, Dr. Ron Paul, says that the United States won’t be the exception when negative interest rates crush the economy. Dr. Paul is warning negative interest rates are coming, and the Federal Reserve cannot stop it.
Paul Joseph Watson | Living the dream.
Mac Slavo | According to a new Bank of America survey, recession fears have jumped to all-time highs.
Michael Snyder | It is time to “batten down the hatches”, because rough weather is ahead.
Zero Hedge | This risks a return to the pre-crisis days, when banks would bid on mortgages, incentivizing lenders to relax their standards to meet growing demand.
Mac Slavo | Because of the “bloodbath” ongoing in the trucking industry right now, it’s important to realize just how much Americans are dependent on trucking. If truckers stopped working, grocery stores across the country would run out of food in just three days.
Zero Hedge | Who would have thought that JPMorgan’s precious metals trading desk is the functional equivalent of the mafia, and that its one-time leader, Blythe Masters, was the mafia’s don?
Mac Slavo | This is just one more piece of data showing that the U.S. economy is not as strong as we are being told.
Daily Mail | The European Central Bank (ECB) has launched a new round of monetary stimulus to give the economy a boost in the face of global uncertainties like the US-China trade conflict and Brexit.
Paul Joseph Watson | Modern rent serfs who will never own a home.
RT | Russia will not take out loans in US dollars for the remainder of this year and the whole of 2020, turning instead to the yuan and euro, according to the Finance Ministry.
The Asia Times | President Trump needs a trade deal with China as quickly as possible to avert a sharp slowdown of the US economy, as recent polls have made clear.
Paul Joseph Watson | How’s that $15 an hour looking now?
Mac Slavo | Signs that the job market is slowing have been piling up this week. One of the “brightest” and most touted pieces of the American economy is showing cracks, and many are taking notice.
Charles Hugh Smith | All of America’s bubbles will pop, and sooner rather than later.
OilPrice.com | Russia is considering the notion that oil prices may be as low as $25 per barrel in 2020, the country’s central bank said in its new forecast published on Monday, as cited by Reuters.
Mac Slavo | The federal government’s jobs report has confirmed that truckers are losing their jobs by the thousands.
SchiffGold.com | Gold has been on a three-day skid, but as Fox Business anchor Liz Claman put it, “So what? It’s been a breakout summer for bullion.”
CNBC | China will win the Sino-U.S. trade war, said the president of Independent Strategy on Monday.
The Mises Institute | Politicians from Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez to Dick Cheney are united in their agreement that deficits don’t matter.
Zero Hedge | Silicon Valley has made it incredibly convenient to shop, pay for, and consume just about anything.
Zero Hedge | The major global central banks continue to draw bigger guns in their battle against deflation, yet in some places, it appears to be of no avail.
RT | As the debt-based monetary system gradually collapses the ideas of central banking and the social contract, an expert tells RT that other forms of money may take over the market soon.
Michael Sndyer | We continue to get more numbers that indicate that U.S. economic activity is really starting to slow down.
Zero Hedge | At one point, he shares his skepticism about passive investing, and the flood of money that has poured into index funds since the financial crisis.
Paul Joseph Watson | Two caste society: Underclass and the rich, with little in between.
Zero Hedge | The UK’s Labour government would consider a controversial “right-to-buy” scheme to allow millions of renters in the UK to buy their rented homes for a “reasonable” price (aka way below market), according to The Independent, citing the shadow chancellor.
Michael Snyder | The trade war between the United States and China is increasingly weighing on the global economy, but unfortunately it does not appear that it will end any time soon.
Daily Mail | The British pound rebounded slightly after it fell to its weakest level against the US dollar in nearly three years amid mounting political uncertainty over Brexit.
Zero Hedge | A new report via China News Service shows how Chinese tourists visiting Washington, DC, has fallen off a cliff.
Zero Hedge | Insurances companies could be in serious trouble now that Hurricane Dorian has spent a full day dragging across the Bahamas, according to a team of analysts at UBS.
Breitbart | The federal government is helping giant multinational corporations such as Amazon and Google to reap a 15 percent discount every time foreign workers are hired over American college graduates.
Zero Hedge | The flight to safety started when the Federal Reserve slashed interest rates in July for the first time since 2007.
Michael Snyder | Without a doubt, the market is more primed for a crash than it has been at any point since 2008, and it definitely will not take much to make this a “September to remember”…
Zero Hedge | In a world with $17 trillion in negative yielding debt, and the US increasingly the only source of safe, positive yielding debt…
Michael Snyder | Does Warren Buffett believe that a major financial crisis is coming?
Mike Shedlock | They claim this a tax only on the wealthiest citizens. It won’t stop there. It never does.
Zero Hedge | Deutsche Bank has confirmed that they are in possession of tax returns requested by US lawmakers probing the finances of President Trump and his family.
Mike Shedlock | Defaults are up for the first time since the great financial crisis. But as rates fall, a refi surge will help millions.
Zero Hedge | “We just have to stop thinking that next year things are going to be normal.”
Michael Snyder | Are things about to break loose in a major way?
Michael Snyder | Now even one of the biggest banks in the entire country is openly admitting that a “slowdown” is upon us.
Breitbart | Planned Parenthood has made the decision to withdraw from the federal Title X family planning program and leave behind $60 million that could be used to assist non-abortion patients.
Michael Snyder | Meanwhile, the Federal Reserve will once again escape accountability for running our economy into the ground, and that is extremely unfortunate.
Zero Hedge | “Many people like indexing and it could be done very simply. It could be done directly by me.”
Chris Menahan | The CEOs of Amazon, Apple, Goldman Sachs, Raytheon and nearly 200 other companies want you to know they’re down with woke capitalism.
Zero Hedge | Despite the “strongest economy in the world,” it appears President Trump is not satisfied.
CNS News | White House Trade Adviser Peter Navarro downplayed talk of a recession on Sunday, predicting that the global economy “will have a bullish cycle going through 2020 and beyond.”
Michael Snyder | How we view reality should never be distorted based on what political party we identify with.