WSJ Agrees With Trump: Fed Should Stop Hiking

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When President Trump proclaimed that “The Fed has gone crazy,” the elites were stunned. When President Trump exclaimed, The Fed “is making a big mistake with ridiculous rate-hikes,” the establishment was dumbfounded. And when President claimed that The Fed was his “biggest threat, because rates were rising too fast,” the deep state lashed out with… Read More

Copy-Paste Error Reveals Assange Already Facing US Indictment

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Mere hours after the Wall Street Journal reported that the DOJ was preparing to indict Wikileaks’ founder Julian Assange, the Washington Post discovered that Assange has already been charged under seal by the Eastern District of Virginia, which has been handling the yearslong probe into Wikileaks’ disclosures of classified government information. The revelation was apparently… Read More

Are your investments dying? It might be time to switch

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EDINBURGH — The financial services industry routinely churns out warnings to investors to avoid switching investments. This is because you incur costs as you move in and out of funds and products. However, there are times when you need to make a change because the alternative is throwing good money after bad. Johannesburg-based investment advisor… Read More

Explosive report says Molefe, Koko, Singh must be charged

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JOHANNESBURG — The chickens are coming home to roost for the likes accused state enterprise looters Brian Molefe, Anoj Singh, Matshela Koko and several others. These executives – who all served time at SA’s state-owned enterprises – have been exposed in a Treasury report for hollowing out SOEs. Let’s hope the Hawks are reading this too… Read More

Eskom mulls cutting management team, pan-African expansion

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JOHANNESBURG — Eskom’s board seems to be tiptoeing around cutting its staff numbers. Many people will probably be glad to see that the beleaguered company plans to trim its management team. This move will likely reduce costs, but it’s up in the air as to whether Eskom will need even more job cuts among its bloated… Read More

ECB Exec Calls Bitcoin The "The Evil Spawn Of The Financial Crisis"

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Authored by Marie Huillet via CoinTelegraph, Executive Board member of the European Central Bank (ECB) Benoit Coeure considers Bitcoin (BTC) to be the “evil spawn of the [2008] financial crisis,” Bloomberg reports Nov. 15. image courtesy of CoinTelegraph Coeure reportedly made his acid remarks at the Bank for International Settlements (BIS) in Basel. The BIS’ general manager… Read More

First debt, then dividends: Sibanye CEO sets eyes on 2020

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By Felix Njini (Bloomberg) – Sibanye Gold Ltd. plans to resume dividends within the next 18 months after paying down its debt. In an interview with Bloomberg News, Chief Executive Officer Neal Froneman repeated that he’d consider buying more gold assets in South Africa or elsewhere, once the company reduces its debt. The comments show that… Read More

The UK's "Knife Crime Epidemic" Is Proof Bans Don't Ever Work

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Authored by Mac Slavo via SHTFplan.com, As if more evidence is needed that bans don’t work, the United Kingdom’s knife crime ‘epidemic’ is soaring.  Even though there are incredibly strict knife control laws in the UK, public officials are declaring the knife violence a public health crisis. On Wednesday, London police responded to separate stabbings within… Read More

The Meaning Of A Multipolar World

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Authored by Eric Zuesse via The Saker Blog, Right now, we live in a monopolar world. Here is how U.S. President Barack Obama proudly, even imperially, described it when delivering the Commencement address to America’s future generals, at West Point Military Academy, on 28 May 2014: The United States is and remains the one indispensable nation. [Every other… Read More