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.
Jonathan Garner and James Lord of Morgan Stanley | As regular readers know, Morgan Stanley is pretty bearish on global risk assets.
Paul Joseph Watson | But say they have plenty of cash to deal with demand.
Charles Hugh Smith | The idea that everything will be solved if we borrow a couple more trillion and give it away is the dominant paradigm.
Zero Hedge | More than two-thirds of U.S. adults opted out of a recreational activity due to the cost at some point in the past year, the study found.
Michael Snyder | The market’s downward momentum is beginning to pick up speed, and it isn’t going to take much to turn this into a full-blown crash.
Zero Hedge | According to sources, China’s gold imports are down 300-500 tonnes, with around $15-$25 billion, since May.
The Last Refuge | Those who could not see this coming are those who just don’t pay attention to how President Trump operates the geopolitical influence of economics. This is Trumpian.
Zero Hedge | “Investors are the most bullish on rates since 2008 as trade war concerns send recession risk to an 8-year high.”
Zero Hedge | Gold is having its best year since 2016, soaring over 17% year-to-date, outpacing stocks, bonds, and the dollar.
London Independent | Anti-Brexit activists have threatened to boycott a 50 pence piece that is set to mark the UK’s withdrawal from the EU, amid reports the Treasury intends to produce millions of the coins in time for 31 October.
Zero Hedge | The downturn in global semiconductor revenue isn’t expected to turn up this year.
Zero Hedge | Following Tuesday night’s surprise 50 bp rate cut by the RBNZ, Central banks from Wellington to Bangkok are shocking the global economy by slashing interest rates as much of the world braces for an epic downturn.
Zero Hedge | President Trump on Tuesday morning hinted at what appears to be yet another farm bailout (the third one must be the charm), as farm bankruptcies soar and agricultural debt loads become unbearable.
Michael Snyder | Over and over again, we keep seeing things happen that we haven’t seen since the last financial crisis.