SchiffGold.com | Blog | Peter Schiff's Gold Company

Posted on

POSTED ON May 21, 2019  – POSTED IN Key Gold Headlines Don’t worry. Nothing to see here! That was pretty much the message Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell delivered in a speech he gave at the Atlanta Federal Reserve bank conference on May 20. Powell talked about the high levels of corporate debt. In fact, corporate leverage… Read More

Washington Weighs Blacklisting Of Up To 5 Chinese Surveillance Firms

Posted on

Before markets could finish shrugging off their losses from overnight, another wave of troubling trade news has arrived to sour the trading mood. Not only is Washington weighing whether to impose restrictions on Hangzhou Hikvision Digital Technology – a CCTV company that’s the largest supplier of video surveillance equipment for Beijing’s indomitable security apparatus –… Read More

Buchanan: Has The Day Of The Nationalists Come For Europe?

Posted on

Authored by Patrick Buchanan via Buchanan.org, Next week, Europeans may be able to gauge how high the tide of populism and nationalism has risen within their countries and on their continent. <!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–><!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–> For all the returns will be in from three days of elections in the 28 nations represented in the… Read More

France Threatens Journalists With Jail Time For Exposing Government Lies About Yemen

Posted on

Via Middle East Eye, France has threatened three French journalists with potential jail time for using secret documents to reveal the country’s involvement in the Yemen civil war.  <!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–><!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–> In a series of reports published in April, investigative journalists from Disclose and Radio France revealed the number of French arms sold to Saudi Arabia… Read More

DNA Test Reveals Impoverished British Welfare Officer Entitled To $60 Million Country Estate

Posted on

A 31-year-old social worker in the UK is set to inherit a £50m ($64 million US) estate in Cornwall, UK, after a DNA test revealed he was the son of its deceased owner, reports The Guardian.  <!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–><!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–> Penrose estate in Cornwall Jordan Adlard Rogers discovered that his father was Charles Rogers following the aristocrat’s 2018… Read More

Gordhan tells Minerals Council to abandon Charter court bid in favour of fresh talks

Posted on

SOUTH Africa’s public enterprises minister, Pravin Gordhan, revealed an embarrassingly shallow understanding on Tuesday evening of the mining industry’s multi-year struggle for policy certainty. Asked by a questioner after his speech at the pre-AGM dinner of the Minerals Council SA (MCSA) what president Cyril Ramaphosa’s government was doing to recover the billions of foreign investment… Read More

Wednesday’s News Links

Posted on

[Reuters] Asia stocks fragile as trade anxiety overshadows Huawei reprieve [Reuters] U.S. business group says retaliation rising in China amid trade war [CNBC] Chinese social media users are rallying behind Huawei. Some say they’re switching from Apple [Reuters] U.S. budget negotiations advance but no deal yet [Reuters] Japan exports fall again as Trump’s trade policy threatens economic outlook [Reuters] Reflationist-minded BOJ… Read More

Technology Is Not Just Disruptive, It’s Disastrously Deflationary

Posted on

Deflation eats credit-dependent, mass-consumption economies alive from the inside. While AI (artificial intelligence) garners the headlines, the next wave of disruptive technologies extend far beyond AI: as the chart of technologies rapidly being adopted shows, this wave includes new materials and processes as well as the “usual suspects” of machine learning, natural language processing, data mining… Read More

White House Planned To Use Huawei As Trade 'Bargaining Chip'

Posted on

If there was any lingering doubt that President Trump has treated Huawei like a ‘bargaining chip’ during trade talks with the Chinese, Bloomberg just put the issue to rest. In a report sourced to administration insiders, BBG reported that the Trump administration waited to blacklist Huawei until talks with the Chinese had hit an impasse,… Read More

Yuan, Futures Slide On Reports Trump Administration Expands China Tech Blacklist

Posted on

US equity futures are sliding as Asian markets open after a NYTimes report that the Trump administration is considering limits to a Chinese video surveillance giant’s ability to buy American technology. <!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–><!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–> Hangzhou Hikvision Digital Technology, a company controlled by the Chinese government, is now the world’s largest supplier of video… Read More