Charles Hugh Smith | Clearly, the core strategy of maintaining the status quo is to borrow and spend trillions of additional dollars every year.
Zero Hedge | Spain faces its worst constitutional crisis in years following a dramatic, violent crackdown on Sunday’s Catalan independence referendum.
Bloomberg | President Donald Trump will rally factory owners and executives to mobilize their influence on behalf of his proposed tax overhaul.
Zero Hedge | The global bond rout deepened in the aftermath of the release of President Trump’s tax-cut plan.
London Telegraph | Theresa May has threatened a trade war with the US after it slapped punitive tariffs on British-built aircraft, casting doubt on a key plank of her Brexit strategy.
Mac Slavo | Gregory Mannarino of TradersChoice.net has been eerily prescient in recent years, having accurately forecast stock movements, Federal Reserve rate hikes and market sentiment.
Bloomberg | Amid FANG flu and another trash rally, a trade tied to Donald Trump has come quietly back into vogue with U.S. equity investors.
GEFIRA | The Economist ran a couple of articles promoting migration as good for the global economy.
Yahoo News | The Pittsburgh Steelers, Seattle Seahawks and Tennessee Titans will not be fined.
Mac Slavo | All twelve women who work at the “Show Malilo Night Club” brothel in Arauca, Colombia are from Venezuela.
Information Liberation | “The elites, represented by Mitch McConnell, right, they think I’m a bad guy. They think I’m a dangerous guy.”
The Street | Gold’s role in the monetary system should not be questioned. And in fact, it’s becoming increasingly important much to everyone’s surprise.
Mac Slavo | The significance of the shift taking place on a geo-political basis to unseat the U.S. dollar as the world’s reserve currency cannot be understated.
Mac Slavo | Global strategist Marin Katusa is the New York Times best selling author of The Colder War, which details the geo-political power shift that threatens the global dominance of the United States.
Bloomberg | U.S. household wealth increased in the second quarter to yet another record, driven by solid gains in financial assets and rising property values, figures from the Federal Reserve in Washington showed Thursday.
Zero Hedge | London’s taxi and livery car regulator has said it won’t renew Uber’s operating license once it expires at the end of the month.
Reuters | The European Commission said the EU should proceed with an overhaul of taxes on digital firms even if the rest of the rich world did not follow suit, a draft report said.
Brandon Smith | I remember back in mid-2013 when the Federal Reserve fielded the notion of a “taper” of quantitative easing measures.
Mac Slavo | Last week saw some tumultuous moves in Bitcoin.
Reuters | The dollar edged towards 2-1/2-year lows hit earlier this month on Wednesday, as investors waited to see whether U.S. ratesetters would signal tighter policy or hold off because of tepid inflation data.
Zero Hedge | Putin instructed the government to approve legislation making the ruble the main currency of exchange at all Russian seaports by next year.
The Hill | The creation of the current iteration of the Federal Reserve System was a political act designed to hide the fact that a private banking cartel would manage the U.S. currency.
Reuters | “These are clients purchasing third-party products directly.”
Michael Snyder | Will there be a major stock market crash before the end of 2017?
Daily Caller | In the four months since Hillary Clinton officially launched her new political group, Onward Together, the group has done little besides soliciting donations from Clinton supporters.
John Mauldin | This time is different are the four most dangerous words any economist or money manager can utter.
Louder With Crowder | We all know how much Obamacare is majorly sucking right now.
Michael Snyder | Venezuela is the 11th largest oil producing country in the entire world, and it has just announced that it is going to stop using the petrodollar.
London Independent | ‘I’ve lost count of the number of businesses who have called me saying that they are being affected,’ said Richard Allen of campaign group, Retailers Against VAT Fraud
Michael Snyder | We just got more evidence that the middle class is being systematically eviscerated.
Michael Krieger | I’m really grateful JP Morgan CEO Jamie Dimon decided to once again lash out in anger at Bitcoin.
CNBC | Like it or not, the U.S. stock market has performed exceptionally well since President Donald Trump was elected.
Washington Post | Middle-class households are only now seeing their income eclipse 1999 levels.
Michael Snyder | Should you get free money from the U.S. government every month simply for being alive?
CNBC | JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon took a shot at bitcoin, saying the cryptocurrency “is a fraud.”
Mike Shedlock | John Hussman’s presents a message no one wants to hear because nearly everyone is too busy believing for the third time in 17 years that “It’s different this time”.
Speisa | Immigration to Norway will cost NOK 10,000 (ca $1,300) extra in taxes per person every year from 2025, shows a new study from Statistics Norway (SSB).
Zero Hedge | And we’re back at all time highs.
Zero Hedge | Well, that escalated quickly.
Michael Krieger | Things are entering a totally new era for Bitcoin
CNBC | Short-term debt ceiling extension and government funding measure as part of the package to approve relief funding for Hurricane Harvey.
Louder With Crowder | Socialism isn’t pretty. In fact, it’s about as far from pretty as one gets.
Daily Mail | The food crisis in Venezuela has forced the population to butcher their pet dogs for meat, opposition party leaders claim.
Zero Hedge | A UK co-living company has announced that it will begin accepting down payments made in bitcoin.
Journal Sentinal | Our self-destructive tax code costs Americans millions of jobs, trillions of dollars and billions of hours spent on compliance and paperwork.
CBS | Driverless trucks. Factory robots. Delivery drones. Virtual personal assistants.
Louder With Crowder | Happy Labor Day, folks. If you work for the government or go to school that probably means something to you.
Mac Slavo | With the advent of crypto currencies came an entirely new marketplace that was nonexistent just a decade ago.
NY Post | Start up the grill. Get the burgers and chicken going. And start imbibing. You deserve it, according to a new work study.
Breitbart | Sunday’s North Korean nuclear test makes it all too clear that U.S. sanctions on North Korea and pleas with China for assistance have failed to rein in the rogue regime.