Oh Snap, What’s the Fed Hiding Now?

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Oh Snap, What’s the Fed Hiding Now?

Link to slides and supporting sources: https://www.itmtrading.com/blog/insider-trading-oh-snap-whats-fed-hiding-now-lynette-zang/ Insiders have been busy leading up to February. In fact, Goldman Sachs reports that, during the recent stock rout, they had their busiest week ever as buybacks surged 4.5 times last years average…

Trump "Strongly" Considering Concealed Carry In Schools

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President Trump suggested that arming teachers would be an effective method of preventing future school shootings while sitting down for a listening session on school shootings at the White House on Wednesday. “If you had a teacher who was adept at firearms, they could very well end the attack very quickly, and the good thing […]

CNN Doxxes Elderly Woman, Badgers At House Over Russian Trolls

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CNN reporter Drew Griffin drove out to an elderly Florida woman’s home this week to badger her about Russian trolls who targeted the Facebook group she operates during the 2016 election.  The woman, Florine Gruen Goldfarb, was unaware that her Team Trump Broward County Facebook page had been the target of Russian meddling efforts – a […]

Who Will Buy Trillions Of US Treasuries???

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Authored by Chris Hamilton via Econimica blog, As of the latest Treasury update showing federal debt as of Wednesday, February 15…federal debt (red line below) jumped by an additional $50 billion from the previous day to $20.76 trillion.  This is an increase of $266 billion essentially since the most recent debt ceiling passage.  Of course, this isn’t helping the […]

The Ochelli Effect: Pearse Redmond and JP Sottile (02/21/2018)

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TV Reality Stars Gone Wild ? Porkins takes the first hour as we slog through the alleged alt. media and the strange ways people will flip their positions to serve emotional stupidity. How exhausted is everyone from the news cycles? D Second hour the News Vandal himself JP Sottile joins us to add much needed… […]

How Corporate Debt Confirms The “Everything Bubble”

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I have been warning about the “Everything Bubble” for the last several years, but the sheer enormity of this global bubble makes it difficult to encapsulate into a single article. As a result, I’ve found it’s easier to examine this bubble by breaking it down into its smaller, bite-sized components. In this piece, I will […]

Doug Casey on Executive Orders

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Justin’s note: “Nobody's property is safe anywhere.” Doug Casey wrote that in a recent email he sent me. He was talking about one of Donald Trump’s latest executive orders. The order, signed in December, gives the US government power to block the property of persons “involved in serious human rights abuse or corruption.” That might […]

Turkey Will Be Ground Zero in the Next Global Debt Crisis

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This post Turkey Will Be Ground Zero in the Next Global Debt Crisis appeared first on Daily Reckoning. Turkey is a beautiful country with a rich history including Greek, Roman and Muslim influences that make it one of the most fascinating places on Earth. It is literally a bridge between East and West: The mile-long […]

Head Of Ford North America "Leaving Immediately" For "Inappropriate Behavior"

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In an announcement that, in many ways, mirrors the sudden departure of former Lululemon Chairman and CEO Laurent Potdevin earlier this month, Ford announced late Wednesday that Raj Nair, an executive vice president and the president of Ford North America, would be leaving “effective immediately” due to unspecified reports of “inappropriate behavior.” An internal review […]

WTI/RBOB Rebound After Surprise Crude Draw

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Dollar strength today did not help the energy complex as WTI/RBOB slipped lower into tonight’s API data, but a surprise crude draw sparked a rebound in oil prices after hours.   API Crude -907k (+2.9mm exp) Cushing -2.644mm Gasoline +1.644mm Distillates -3.563mm After 3 weeks of builds, API reports a crude draw this week and […]

7 Highest Yielding Dividend Stocks In James Dondero’s Portfolio

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This post is brought to you by Finbox.io. Sign up for your completely FREE trial today! Highland Capital released its quarterly 13F filing with the SEC on February 14th which highlighted a number of high yielding dividend stocks that the firm owns. Although Highland Capital and James Dondero may not be a household name, it’s […]

Independence, At Some Point

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The Federal Reserve is ostensibly an independent agency of the government. Already it is beset by a contradiction. How can it be independent if it is otherwise an arm of the federal structure? It’s a problem beyond mere perception that officials have struggled to overcome since its inception. Between the Banking Act of 1935 that […]

Russiaphobia Is Out of Control

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Russiaphobia Is Out of Control Paul Craig Roberts As has been made perfectly clear, Mueller’s “indictment” of 13 Russians and 3 companies is just another hoax. See: https://www.paulcraigroberts.org/2018/02/16/result-muellers-investigation-nothing/ and: http://www.moonofalabama.org/2018/02/mueller-indictement-the-russian-influence-is-a-commercial-marketing-scheme.html All Mueller has found is a bait-click commercial marketing scheme that had nothing to do with election interference. Why is Mueller comfortable bringing a transparently […]

Southern Copper to splash $2.5 billion on Peru project

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Southern Copper Corp was declared the winner on Tuesday of the Peruvian government’s first auction of the  Michiquillay copper project, the first tender in nearly a decade. According to a statement by Southern Copper, controlled by conglomerate Grupo Mexico won the tender with a proposal to transfer $400 million to the government and pay 3% royalties. Southern Copper affirmed […]

Following “Hot Money” to Big Riches

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This post Following “Hot Money” to Big Riches appeared first on Daily Reckoning. $2.8 million in just 48 hours. That’s how much one investor made just last month. Was it luck? Or did he know something most didn’t? Either way, there is no denying this person had great timing… There’s no better feeling than a […]