Jared Kushner "Under FBI Scrutiny" In Russia Probe: NBC

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Update:  Just like last week’s bombshells, the Washington Post managed to publish an almost identical confirmation of NBC’s story within minutes…almost like they coordinated… And, just like NBC, the Washington Post was careful to hedge their salacious title (though multiple paragraphs down in the body of the article) by pointing out that Kushner is not […]

Bitcoin Is Crashing

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What goes up exponentially, falls vertically… or something like that… Bitcoin has plunged 13% in the last few minutes… no catalyst evident for now…   However, in context, it’s a fleshwound… Source: ZeroHedge

The Republic Has Fallen: The Deep State's Plot To Take Over America Has Succeeded

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Submitted by John Whitehead via The Rutherford Institute, No doubt about it. The coup d’etat has been successful. The Deep State – a.k.a. the police state, a.k.a. the military industrial complex – has taken over. The American system of representative government has been overthrown by a profit-driven, militaristic corporate state bent on total control and […]

Frontrunning: May 22

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Trump Arrives in Israel, May Show His Cards on the Peace Process (BBG) Taxes, Budget Are Focus for White House Despite Probes (WSJ) Paul Manafort’s Lucrative Ukraine Years Are Central to the Russia Probe (BBG) Ford set to fire CEO Mark Fields as shares founder (Reuters) Producers Set to Extend Cuts as Rally Stalls: OPEC […]

Main News From The Rollercoaster Weekend: Trump, North Korea, Brazil, Brexit

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it was supposed to be a relatively quiet weekend, after what may have been the most dramatic, “turmoily” week for political and market news in years. It wasn’t. As traders start focusing on the coming week, the weekend generated several key geopolitical headlines which will provide buzz – and potentially volatility  – on Monday morning. […]

Is This WalMart 'Free-For-All' A Taste Of Things To Come?

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by Stefan Stanford via AllNewsPipeline.com, In the new story over at Survival Dan called “During The Collapse: Where To Go And What Places To Avoid”, he reports that when IT hits the fan, America’s ‘population hubs’ will likely explode with violence, looting and the total breakdown of law and order as resources become next to […]

Central Banks Injected A Record $1 Trillion In 2017 – “It’s Not Enough”?!

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“The latest weekly report by Deutsche’s Credit Strategist Dominic Konstam finds something even more troubling: $1 trillion in central bank liquidity YTD – or roughly $250 billion per month – is not enough .. Konstam’s conclusion is that there are two outcomes: either asset prices drops, or central banks will ultimately be forced to inject […]

Kyle Bass: “All Hell Is About To Break Loose” In China

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Danielle Park: “Advised and led by their US trained finance types, China has followed the same hide-your-debts-playbook that brought down Enron, Worldcom and global financial markets in 2001-03, as well as Bear Stearns, Lehman and global markets again in 2007-09. The difference this time is the unprecedented scope and scale: China is a whole country, […]

Former Facebook Exec: "They're Lying Through Their Teeth"

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Authored by Antonio Garcia-Martinez (former Facebook product manager), author of Chaos Monkeys: Obscene Fortune and Random Failure in Silicon Valley, originally posted at The Guardian, For two years I was charged with turning Facebook data into money, by any legal means. If you browse the internet or buy items in physical stores, and then see […]