The Last Refuge | According to DNC Chairman Tom Perez, Ms. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is “the future of the Democrat party.”
CNBC | IBM has put its weight behind a so-called “stablecoin,” a digital token that, in principle, is tied to an existing government-backed currency.
Mac Slavo | China is now seeking legal relief from the tariffs imposed by the United States on over $200 billion worth of goods imported.
Michael Snyder | The trade war has barely just begun, and yet significant ripple effects are already being felt all across the U.S. economy.
CNBC | China is likely to be most interested in President Donald Trump’s negotiating style during his upcoming head-to-head with Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin, an expert told CNBC.
Daily Caller | The World Bank is spending millions in government funding from various countries.
Michael Snyder | When this bubble finally bursts, will we witness the biggest stock market crash in U.S. history?
Elliot Gabriel | Patience reaches its limits on all sides.
RT | People responsible for supplying the world with gold are sounding the alarm, saying discoveries of the precious metal are shrinking and there’s no reasonable substitute.
Mac Slavo | According to veteran investor Mark Mobius, there may be a financial crisis coming down the pipes after the United States decided to fire more shots in its trade war with China.
Mac Slavo | In the wake of socialist Venezuela’s massive hyperinflation, citizens have returned to the original monetary system in order to survive.
Washington Free Beacon | New rule could cost unions $71 million.
Bloomberg | The U.S. government sees oil production further climbing next year even amid transportation logjams in the country’s most prolific shale play.
Brandon Smith | Years ago when analysts used the term “globalist, there was an immediate recognition among liberty advocates as to who they were referring to.
Michael Snyder | If Americans really understood how much their standard of living was about to change, the streets of our major cities would be packed with protesters by tomorrow morning.
Zero Hedge | In short, “the fringe is now in charge because the centre is bankrupt of ideas.”
Michael Snyder | Americans are on an absolutely spectacular debt binge.
The Daily Caller | The Trump administration announced Saturday evening that it is temporarily freezing billions of dollars of payments to health insurance companies.
Zero Hedge | The “largest-scale trade war” (as defined by China) launched at midnight, when the US announced $34 billion in tariffs on Chinese exports, and… confusion followed.
CNBC | At midnight Washington time, the U.S. imposed new tariffs on $34 billion of annual imports from China.
The Last Refuge | For more than three decades all U.S. economic policy has been elevating Wall Street and diminishing Main Street.
Zero Hedge | “China will not bow in the face of threats and blackmail, nor will it be shaken in its resolve to defend global free trade.”
Trib Live | “This has to happen.”
Zero Hedge | Before the law, there was no limit to the number of hours companies could ask their employees to work, as long as labor unions didn’t make a fuss.
Breitbart | The move overseas is “reversible” — if Trump backs away in the coming weeks or is otherwise hamstrung by Congress.
Breitbart | Labor shortages are raising wages in a variety of blue-collar jobs, says Glassdoor, a recruitment and wage-tracking company.
Zero Hedge | Across the US, cities are independently passing measures to implement a $15 minimum wage – or mandating higher wages with an eye toward one day achieving that goal.
Michael Snyder | We are in the midst of the worst retail apocalypse in American history, and it seems to be getting worse with each passing month.
Daily Mail | Is the cryptocurrency bubble about to burst?
RT | China’s state-owned banks have reportedly been buying US dollars in forwards on behalf of the central bank (PBOC) and immediately selling them into the spot market to support the yuan.
Zero Hedge | It appears American pharmaceutical giants didn’t get the memo.
CNBC | Global growth is set to add another 3.9 percent this year and the next.
CNBC | The EU set out clear plans to respond to potential U.S. duties on European cars.
Michael Snyder | We haven’t seen anything like this since the financial crisis of 2008.
American Mirror | Trump haters are apparently okay with inflicting economic pain on average Americans as a way to get the president out of office.
Zero Hedge | If there’s one group that has benefited from Venezuela’s economic collapse, it’s the country’s military.
Brandon Smith | Over the past several months, I have been examining the underlying or hidden motivations behind the currently expanding global trade war, including the impressive level of cognitive dissonance surrounding the issue.
CNBC | The debt load for U.S. corporations has reached a record $6.3 trillion, according to S&P Global.
CNBC | China’s currency hit a new six-month low against the dollar, spurring talk that trade wars could turn into a currency war.
Doug “Uncola” Lynn | The trends (i. e. transitional revelations) are pointing towards war and global depopulation; exactly what the Technocratic Elite desire and right on schedule.
Mac Slavo | A Chinese government-backed think tank had a memo leaked warning of potential financial panic.
Zero Hedge | Trade fears have returned with a twist, as global market weakness has spread to European banks while safe havens including the yen and sovereign bonds are broadly higher amid renewed risk-off sentiment.
Information Liberation | It turns out people respond to economic incentives. Who knew?
Zero Hedge | “The president was just trying to save the US aluminum and steel industry.”
RT | Corporate tax cuts introduced by US President Donald Trump earlier this year might remain, but tariffs against trading partners are likely to be a different story, according to Nobel Laureate in Economics Robert Shiller.
Zero Hedge | Trump’s unorthodox policies appears to be bearing fruit.
Louder With Crowder | Oh look, a guy who hates the rich writing books about hating the rich and getting filthy rich in the process.
Zero Hedge | It seems oil market traders suddenly woke up and spiked WTI back above $67 – its highest since June 1st – which will likely prompt an angry response from President Trump…
Mac Slavo | Key asset markets in the United States have reached extremely overbought levels, including everything from stocks to real estate.
Daily Mail | Remembering your PIN could be a thing of the past.