CNBC | Private sector job creation surged in December as a strong holiday shopping season pushed companies to hire more workers, according to a report Thursday from ADP and Moody’s Analytics.
RT | Oil prices started the year on a high note as some geopolitical tension pushed aside bearish concerns. Both WTI and Brent opened above $60 per barrel for the first time in years.
Michael Snyder | After Bitcoin, can you name the second largest cryptocurrency? Until recently it was Ethereum, but now it is Ripple.
Breitbart | It’s EU Plus!
Wall St Journal | Few mainstream investors have bought large sums of bitcoin, scared off by concerns about cybersecurity and liquidity.
Zero Hedge | Overnight, world stocks hit fresh record highs on Wednesday.
Louder With Crowder | Friendly suggestion for Europe: stop. Feminism, immigration, socialism, healthcare, you name it.
CNBC | Asian indexes closed mostly higher in the first trading session of the new year as markets shrugged off the softer lead from Wall Street.
Zero Hedge | While the US Dollar continues its tumbling trend from 2017, now near 4 month lows…
RT | Missing out on bitcoin’s wild rally may not be the worst thing in the world.
Louder With Crowder | Unfortunately, leftists can’t really say they’ve had the best year.
Zero Hedge | President Trump is on a roll this morning.
Zero Hedge | Being a “Bitcoin Billionaire” just got a bit more complicated after reports surfaced that the CEO of EXMO, a UK-based Bitcoin exchange, was kidnapped in Kiev.
Louder With Crowder | When Trump shimmied his way into office, the monies followed him.
CNS News | The number of Social Security beneficiaries hit a record 61,859,250 in November, according to data released by the Social Security Administration.
Zero Hedge | Lord Macpherson, the UK civil servant dubbed “The Architect of Project Fear,” now believes Brexit’s negative impact on the British economy will be limited if it is handled correctly…
RT | The President of Venezuela Nicolas Maduro has promised to back the national cryptocurrency Petro with the country’s vast natural resource reserves.
RT | Bitcoin is continuing to lose its dominance over the cryptocurrency market, losing over 14 percent of its value in the last 24 hours.
Michael Snyder | Digital central bank cash?
CNBC | Cryptocurrency entrepreneur Julian Hosp sees a “very, very healthy” chance to buy while the price is lower.
RT | The leading cryptocurrency bitcoin has passed the $15,000 mark on Tuesday.
Zero Hedge | The crypto space was thrown into chaos today.
Bloomberg | At least one of Wall Street’s biggest firms is growing more comfortable with cryptocurrencies.
RT | The price of bitcoin fell to less than $13,080 on Friday morning, according to CoinDesk.com.
Zero Hedge | Bitcoin “isn’t going away any time soon.”
Zero Hedge | Of course, if bitcoin even comes close to matching this year’s torrid rally in terms of percentage-point gains, this trade could be astonishingly lucrative.
Washington Free Beacon | AT&T to give $1,000 special bonuses to more than 200,000 U.S. employees because of GOP tax bill.
RT | Bitcoin has been up as much as 2,000 percent this year.
Louder With Crowder | Three major corporations are increasing employee salaries just after tax reform is passed and just in time for Christmas.
Information Liberation | Nice timing.
Axios | If Gary Cohn could change one thing in the tax bill, it would be to have closed the carried interest loophole, he told Mike Allen at an Axios event on Wednesday.
Zero Hedge | Well that didn’t take long – Bitcoin is back at $17,000; Bitcoin Cash +60% at $3,500.
Michael Snyder | Fedcoin doesn’t even exist yet, and yet the Washington Post is already hyping it as the primary cryptocurrency that we will be using in the future.
Louder With Crowder | I can’t wait to see the triggering 2018 brings.
Daily Mail | Trump gloats ahead of high-stakes votes as Congress is poised to approve biggest overhaul in 30 years.
Breitbart | Almost half of Germans what to see the Deutsche Mark restored, with just 41 per cent saying they want to keep the euro.
Zero Hedge | World stock markets have surged this year.
RT | The founder and director of Standpoint Research, Ronnie Moas, who foresaw bitcoin’s incredible rise this year, says the price of the world’s leading cryptocurrency will reach $400,000 one day.
Reuters | Financial advisers and accountants are working overtime as many U.S. taxpayers scramble to pay the rest of their 2017 taxes before Jan. 1.
The Hill | House Republicans this week hope to push forward their plan to pass a short-term spending bill that includes $640 billion for full-year defense funding, but must contend with Democrats who oppose the move.
Zero Hedge | Pound Falls to Day’s Low After EU Agreement on Brexit Progress.
Breitbart | An important driver behind the so-called gender pay gap is that teenage girls aspire to lower-paid careers than boys, according to a major new study.
Sputnik | On December 15, the world’s most popular cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, gained eight percent, setting a new record.
Zero Hedge | No economic crisis is truly “discovered” until an Ivy League, Nobel-prize-winning economist says it is.
CNBC | Disney on Thursday announced a deal to acquire many parts of Twenty-First Century Fox for $52.4 billion in stock.
Mac Slavo | The Bank of England is putting the United Kingdom on alert. Should the UK keep borrowing money, there will be a “Venezuela-style” economic collapse that will devastate normal citizens.
Brandon Smith | Fiat currencies are one of the first machinations of the virtual economy.
Mac Slavo | It’s being used all across the globe… to put it simply in the world of crypto currency, Bitcoin is the gold standard… Bitcoin is the gold of digital currency.
CNS News | The federal government collected record total tax revenues of $443,715,000,000 in the first two months of fiscal 2018 (Oct. 1, 2017 through the end of November), according to the Monthly Treasury Statement.
Zero Hedge | Paul said he doesn’t invest in bitcoin or any other cryptocurrencies, and has no plans to start.