Brexit Nears as EU Faces Revolt

Brexit Nears as EU Faces Revolt

Prime Minister Theresa May on Tuesday faced her divided ministers as negotiators scrambled to secure a divorce agreement with the European Union and anxiety mounted over the risk of a no-deal Brexit. May said Monday her government was working “extremely hard” to save a deal, telling officials of London’s financial district that negotiations “are now […]

Goldman Sachs in Hot Water in Malaysia

Goldman Sachs in Hot Water in Malaysia

Goldman Sachs “cheated” Malaysia, leader Mahathir Mohamad said, after two former bankers from the Wall Street titan were charged over a scandal that allegedly saw billions looted from state coffers. The US Justice Department unveiled criminal charges this month against ex-Goldman bankers Tim Leissner and Ng Chong Hwa, accusing them of working with a Malaysian […]

Nothing to Justify Oil Price Rally

Nothing to Justify Oil Price Rally

Nothing to Justify Oil Price Rally OPEC on Tuesday trimmed its global oil demand forecasts for this year and next, as kingpin Saudi Arabia tries to cut output to bolster prices in a weakening market. In its latest monthly report covering October, OPEC said demand is expected to increase 1.5 million barrels per day (mbd) […]

Italy Moving Closer to EU Exit

Italy Moving Closer to EU Exit

Italy’s populist government was set Tuesday to defy the European Commission, preferring to risk financial sanctions than revise its big-spending budget. The coalition had been given time to change its 2019 plans but insists an anti-austerity approach will help kickstart growth in the eurozone’s third largest economy, and consequently reduce the public debt and deficit. […]

Singapore to Become a Global Hub of Cryptocurrencies

Singapore to Become a Global Hub of Cryptocurrencies

Singapore to Become a Global Hub of Cryptocurrencies The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and Singapore Exchange (SGX) have successfully developed Delivery versus Payment (DvP)1 capabilities for the settlement of tokenised assets across different blockchain platforms2. This will help simplify post-trade processes and further shorten settlement cycles. 2     The DvP prototypes, developed with technology partners […]

Minorities Destroying Democracy in Australia

Minorities Destroying Democracy in Australia

Minorities Destroying Democracy in Australia The political focus on minority interests in Australia is destroying democracy as politicians scramble to appeal to those groups. The amount of money being wasted on minorities by the government in staggering. The cycle is pathetic, speak out against minorities the media will beat you, become pro-minority and the media […]

Australia is Hiding Hate Crimes and Terrorist Attacks by Africans and Muslims

Australia is Hiding Hate Crimes and Terrorist Attacks by Africans and Muslims

Australia is Hiding Hate Crimes and Terrorist Attacks by Africans and Muslims Another hate driven terrorist attack in Melbourne today, this time by an African Muslim. The exact same group of African Muslims that do not exist according to the Government and Media. The media are already trying to dismiss this as a “Lone Wolf” […]

Australian Liberty Alliance Push for Smaller Government is What Australia Needs

Australian Liberty Alliance Push for Smaller Government is What Australia Needs

Australian Liberty Alliance Push for Smaller Government is What Australia Needs “No taxation without representation” is a slogan originating during the 1700s that summarized a primary grievance of the American colonists in the Thirteen Colonies, which was one of the major causes of the American Revolution, and that is exactly how many Australians feel right […]

Refugee Crime Sprees in France, Germany and Australia

Refugee Crime Sprees in France, Germany and Australia

Refugee Crime Sprees in France, Germany and Australia In Germany Commenting on yet another rape by refugees, which has shocked German society and provoked yet another wave of criticism against the German government’s migration policy, Widmann-Mauz said that “the perpetrators should be brought to justice and severely punished.” “We are dealing with an abominable crime. […]

Japan Joins the Global Shakedown of US Tech Giants

Japan Joins the Global Shakedown of US Tech Giants

Japan Joins the Global Shakedown of US Tech Giants Japan’s anti-trust authorities will probe whether tech giants such as Google and Amazon are using their market-leader positions to exploit contractors or obstruct competition, the country’s fair trade chief said Thursday. In an interview with the Mainichi Shimbun newspaper, the head of Japan’s Fair Trade Commission […]

Google, Facebook and Apple Face Digital Tax Nightmare

Google, Facebook and Apple Face Digital Tax Nightmare

Britain could become the first major world economy to impose a specific tax on tech giants, as international negotiations to overhaul analog-era global tax regulations drag on. The announcement was made in a budget speech on Monday by finance minister Philip Hammond, who said: “The UK has been leading attempts to deliver international corporate tax […]

China Winning the Currency War

China Winning the Currency War

The People’s Bank of China has reportedly let the renminbi slip to a 10-year low against the dollar on Tuesday. A cheaper yuan helps Chinese products mitigate the losses from US import tariffs imposed by President Trump. The official yuan exchange rate was fixed at 6.9574 per dollar on Tuesday, 0.28 percent weaker than the […]

Hillary Clinton is Allowed to be Racist

Hillary Clinton is Allowed to be Racist

Conservative commentators are outraged that former presidential candidate Hillary Clinton made a racist joke, saying African-Americans “all look alike” while correcting her interviewer who mixed up two Democrat politicians, but CNN ignored it, again. Video of the exchange first began making the rounds on Monday. It shows Clinton getting interviewed on Friday on a stage […]

EuroCrisis Deepens

EuroCrisis Deepens

EuroCrisis Deepens Growth in the eurozone slowed significantly in the third quarter, official data showed on Tuesday, as Italy’s economic troubles weighed and car production in Germany was disrupted. Gross domestic product in the 19-country single currency area rose just 0.2 percent from July to September, the Eurostat agency said, compared with 0.4 percent in […]

German Voters Reject Merkel’s Refugee Politics

German Voters Reject Merkel’s Refugee Politics

The Eurosceptic Alternative for Germany (AfD) party has gained seats in Hesse and now holds parliamentary seats in every single German state, according to exit polls. Meanwhile, Merkel’s CDU has seen party support plummet. German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s Christian Democratic Union (CDU) suffered an electoral shock, winning only 28 percent. The results were quite a […]

Gold Might be a Buy Here

Central banks around the world are turning to gold as an alternative to the US dollar, which they see as being undermined by America’s aggressive trade policy and geopolitical uncertainty. Demand for gold was up 42 percent year on year in the first quarter of 2018 among central banks, the World Gold Council (WGC) statistics […]

Tesla Will Not Survive the Regulators

Tesla Will Not Survive the Regulators

Tesla Will Not Survive the Regulators As if it did not have enough trouble already, Tesla is now in the cross-hairs of the regulators. US criminal investigators are probing whether Tesla Motors misled investors about the timetable for meeting key car production targets, a person familiar with the matter said Friday. The investigation was the […]

Russia Embraces Bitcoin

Russia Embraces Bitcoin

First you ring, then push through heavy doors past a suspicious security guard before arriving at Moscow’s pioneering cryptocurrency store — a physical portal to the virtual realm of bitcoin. Russia has been at the forefront of the cryptocurrency revolution and the ultra-modern “DeeCrypto” shop, spread across two floors in central Moscow, attempts to navigate […]

Trade Wars and the Fed Dampen Mood in Asia

Trade Wars and the Fed Dampen Mood in Asia

The trade spat between the world’s two largest economies — China and the United States — is imperiling the entire Asia-Pacific, regional finance ministers have warned. In a statement, finance ministers meeting in Port Moresby said risks to the global economy had increased thanks to “heightened trade and geopolitical tensions”, a veiled reference to the […]

Politicians in Australia Incite African Gangs

Politicians in Australia Incite African Gangs

Politicians in Australia Incite African Gangs Politicians in Australia and Sudanese Community Leaders are directly responsible for the African Gang violence in Australia. Australian Politicians this week voted against a simple motion that it was “OK to be White” sending a clear message to the African Gangs that White Australians are fair game. IT'S OKAY […]

USA Traditional TV is Dead

USA Traditional TV is Dead

They once produced must-see television shows like “Seinfeld,” “ER” and “Friends” but America’s broadcast networks are facing a major crisis, as more and more viewers cut the cord in search of innovative content elsewhere. Some are even wondering if there is a future for scripted television at ABC, CBS, NBC and Fox, which were roundly […]

Expect Some Trade Wars to End

Expect Some Trade Wars to End

US officials announced Tuesday negotiations for separate trade agreements with Britain, the European Union and Japan as part of efforts by President Donald Trump’s administration to rebalance global commerce. US Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said the administration notified Congress of its intent to negotiate the three separate trade agreements. “We are committed to concluding these […]

China Feels America’s Wrath

China Feels America’s Wrath

China’s growth downshifted in the third quarter as investment slowed and the widening trade conflict with the United States weighed on sentiment, according to analysts surveyed by AFP. The world’s second largest economy expanded by 6.5 percent in the July to September period, the poll of 12 economists found ahead of the official release of […]

Get Ready for a Marijuana Explosion

Get Ready for a Marijuana Explosion

When Canada legalizes recreational pot Wednesday, market watchers predict the birth of a new industry — creating thousands of jobs, investor euphoria, a new tax source for governments and maybe even tourism. Hundreds of licensed growers have sprouted in anticipation of the end of pot prohibition, attracting major investment. In just the past year, the […]

Asia Follows Wall Street Higher

Asia Follows Wall Street Higher

Asian markets staged a much-needed rally Wednesday as investors tracked Wall Street’s best performance in more than six months thanks to a healthy round of earnings reports. Bargain-buyers took advantage of the strong readings from some of the world’s top firms to step back into the mix, with a dip in US Treasury yields and […]

Expect No Action Over Islamic Extremist Jamal Khashoggi

Expect No Action Over Islamic Extremist Jamal Khashoggi

Expect No Action Over Islamic Extremist Jamal Khashoggi What CNN is not telling you is that Jamal Khashoggi was an Islamic Extremist with close ties to the Islamic Brotherhood. Deliberately media coverage on Khashoggi’s ties to the Global Muslim Brotherhood are ignored. For example, British author and journalist John R. Bradley reports that Khashoggi joined […]

Brexit Latest Update

Brexit Latest Update

Brexit Latest Update Exhausted diplomats in Brussels have taken to calling this stage of the Brexit negotiations “The Tunnel”. British and EU officials are negotiating day and night to get to the outline of a Brexit deal by Wednesday. They need to resolve the final sticking points, notably on customs checks for Northern Ireland, before […]

Tensions Ease in Trade War

Tensions Ease in Trade War

China’s central bank governor Sunday sought to cool the temperature on a brewing trade-and-currency war with the United States, calling for “constructive solutions” as the spat threatens to knock the world economy. Speaking on the last day of the IMF-World Bank annual meetings in Bali, Yi Gang warned that the stakes could hardly be higher […]

Trade War Latest

Trade War Latest

China’s trade surplus with the United States ballooned to a record $34.1 billion in September despite a raft of US tariffs, official data showed Friday, adding fuel to the spiraling trade war. China’s exports to the US rose to $46.7 billion while imports slumped to $12.6 billion, according to the customs administration. The world’s top […]

Hillary Clinton Supports Some Sexual Assaults

Hillary Clinton Supports Some Sexual Assaults

Hillary Clinton got called out for hypocrisy after she argued that sexual harassment allegations against her husband, Bill Clinton, were different from those high-profile Republicans face, as they were thoroughly investigated. In an interview to CNN’s Christiane Amanpour on Tuesday, former Democratic presidential nominee rejected parallels between allegations of sexual misconduct against her husband and […]

Australia Needs More Intolerance

Australia Needs More Intolerance

Australia Needs More Intolerance Refugees, Taxes, Government Waste and the erosion of Australian Culture and Tradition by Cultural Marxists, these are just some of the things Australia must be less tolerant of in the future. Australia has become a left-wing disaster. Stop Funding Universities that are Teaching these things: Leftist @MonashUni want to Kill New […]

Hillary Clinton Urges Violence in Politics

Hillary Clinton Urges Violence in Politics Republicans only respect strength and Democrats can only afford civility if they win in the upcoming midterms, Hillary Clinton has argued against the backdrop of increasingly violent US politics. “You cannot be civil with a political party that wants to destroy what you stand for, what you care about,” […]

China Seeks to Stimulate Economy

China Seeks to Stimulate Economy

China’s central bank announced Sunday it would reduce the reserve requirement ratio (RRR) for most banks by one percentage point, the fourth time this year the country has sought to free up credit for businesses as they face down $250 billion in US tariffs. The move to cut the amount of cash which most commercial […]

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Despondent CEO, Elon Musk, Knows the “Deception is Up”

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Despondent CEO, Elon Musk, Knows the “Deception is Up”

Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) Despondent CEO, Elon Musk, Knows the “Deception is Up” $TSLA Friday, hedge fund manager David Einhorn hammered Tesla Inc ($TSLA) and its “despondent” CEO Elon Musk, comparing the niche EV company to Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc, where he had flagged accounting problems several months before its Y 2008 collapse. “Like Lehman, we think […]

US Might Lose Grip on Global Banking Finally

US Might Lose Grip on Global Banking Finally

US Might Lose Grip on Global Banking Finally Bern will take part in any new payment system if it were created as an alternative to the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication (SWIFT), according to Swiss Ambassador to Moscow Yves Rossier. Switzerland’s position on the issue of creating payment channels that are independent of the […]

Useless IMF Changes Mind on Japan

Useless IMF Changes Mind on Japan

The head of the IMF Thursday called for an overhaul of Japan’s economic policy, as the world’s third-biggest economy battles stubborn low inflation, sluggish growth and a rapidly ageing population despite the fact that she was active in shaping Abenomics, and encouraged the printing of money at record rates. The hypocrite Christine Lagarde called for […]

Left Wing Try to Overturn Democracy in UK

Left Wing Try to Overturn Democracy in UK

Campaigners for a second referendum on Brexit are braving scepticism and even hostility as they hit Britain’s streets as part of a growing movement to get Britons to change their mind. More and more politicians are calling for another vote and recent polls show some 40 percent of the population support it but reactions are […]

Expect Bumper Christmas Shopping

Expect Bumper Christmas Shopping

Expect Bumper Christmas Shopping Tariffs won’t play the Grinch this Christmas, as US stores should have a solid holiday shopping season amid a strong economy, the National Retail Federation said Thursday. The retailer group highlighted robust US job growth and healthy consumer confidence, as elements that will help drive a 4.3-4.8 percent rise in holiday […]

Softbank and Toyota to Take on Tesla

Softbank and Toyota to Take on Tesla

Softbank and Toyota to Take on Tesla Japanese car giant Toyota and conglomerate Softbank on Thursday announced they would create a joint venture to provide “new mobility services” including autonomous vehicles for services such as meal deliveries. The new company will be called “Monet” — short for “mobility network” — and will be 50.25 percent […]

Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama, and ‘Russiagate’ witch-hunter Robert Mueller Should be Investigated

Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama, and ‘Russiagate’ witch-hunter Robert Mueller Should be Investigated

Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama, and ‘Russiagate’ witch-hunter Robert Mueller Should be Investigated The FBI is facing new calls to declassify documents relating to the sale of US uranium to a Russian company, documents that could implicate Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama, and ‘Russiagate’ witch-hunter Robert Mueller. While Clinton and crew relentlessly push the idea that the […]

Asia Trading Update

Asia Trading Update

The dollar continued to brush aside other currencies Thursday after further proof of the booming US economy sent Treasury yields surging, but Asian equities sank with more Federal Reserve rate hikes looking certain. A forecast-busting private jobs report, a surge in activity in the services sector and optimism in the retail market were the latest […]

African Gangs of Muslims Attack Melbourne Again

African Gangs of Muslims Attack Melbourne Again

African Gangs of Muslims Attack Melbourne Again Australians have been left terrorised after 100 African Muslim youths attacked a train in Melbourne. Police were called to a park in Melbourne just after 7.30pm after receiving reports of a yet another serious assault. The Africans then proceeded to attack the train station and train, threatening commuters […]

Italy Doomed as it Caves to EU Pressure

Italy Doomed as it Caves to EU Pressure

Italy Doomed as it Caves to EU Pressure Italy’s government will bow to pressure from Brussels and reduce its budget deficit targets for 2020 and 2021 in a bid to reassure skittish markets, two Italian dailies reported Wednesday. After declaring last week it was setting the public deficit at around 2.4 percent of gross domestic […]

Julie Swetnick Democrat Fraud: Avenatti Should be Disbarred

Julie Swetnick Democrat Fraud: Avenatti Should be Disbarred Julie Swetnick, the third woman to accuse Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault, has been slammed for giving a TV interview full of wild and unprovable allegations. In an interview with MSNBC on Monday night, Swetnick said that she saw Kavanaugh “go up to girls […]

Democrats Attack Sexual Assault Victim

Democrats Attack Sexual Assault Victim

Democrats Attack Sexual Assault Victim The Democrats have some peculiar double standards but none stand out as much as their double standards on sexual assault. With the Democratic party now demanding that survivors of sexual assault be believed and their motives for coming forward unquestioned, one woman’s story isn’t deserving of the same respect: White […]

World Muslim Communities Council Tells Muslims to Integrate

World Muslim Communities Council Tells Muslims to Integrate

World Muslim Communities Council Tells Muslims to Integrate While weak politicians in the west encourage extremism that is not the path Islam encourages, this is clear when reading anything from the Abu Dhabi-based World Muslim Communities Council. While in the west we are subject to all forms of extremist views the reality is Islam is […]

South Africa’s New Apartheid: Seizing Land from White Farmers

South Africa’s New Apartheid: Seizing Land from White Farmers

South Africa’s New Apartheid: Seizing Land from White Farmers President Cyril Ramaphosa has embraced the plan to expropriate land from white farmers without compensation and redistribute it to the landless black majority. The South African government has announced it will start a process of briefing American companies based in the country on the theft of […]

Oil Prices Head to $100

Oil Prices Head to $100

Oil prices held around four-year highs Tuesday after another blistering rally, supporting energy firms, but most markets were in retreat as traders brushed off a positive lead from Wall Street and the US-Mexico-Canada trade deal. Crude has motored in recent weeks on concerns about supplies after sanctions are imposed on Iran next month, while OPEC’s […]

US China Trade War Continues

US China Trade War Continues

US China Trade War Continues Even as he announced a new trade deal with Canada and Mexico on Monday, US President Donald Trump again went after China, making it clear a truce with Beijing was unlikely to come soon. Trump told reporters China wanted to open negotiations but “frankly, it’s too early to talk.” With […]

US Manufacturing Sector Going Strong

US Manufacturing Sector Going Strong

US Manufacturing Sector Going Strong The US manufacturing sector slowed last month, easing slightly off a 14-year high in August as materials prices rose while orders, deliveries and inventories decreased, according to an industry survey Monday. Exports decreased to their slowest level in 10 months while companies complained of disruption from tariffs, rising prices, squeezed […]

Anti-Trump IMF Still Claiming Growth is Slowing

Anti-Trump IMF Still Claiming Growth is Slowing

Anti-Trump IMF Still Claiming Growth is Slowing The IMF is a globalist organization that is opposed to Donald Trump making America Great again. After sounding the alarm for years about threats to the global economy, International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde said risks had begun to materialize and were slowing growth. In a poorly timed […]

Europe has Failed: Italy Next to Exit

Europe has Failed: Italy Next to Exit

Europe has Failed: Italy Next to Exit Eurozone finance ministers firmly warned Italy on Monday to abide by EU rules on public spending, as Rome accused Brussels of economic “terrorism”. The war of words took place just days after Rome announced a big spending boost in defiance of the European Union that has spooked the […]

Kanye West is Right About 13th Amendment

Kanye West is Right About 13th Amendment

Kanye West is Right About 13th Amendment US rapper Kanye West, fresh from his Saturday Night Live (SNL) beating for being honest, the internet has given him yet another one, suggesting in an cryptic post that the amendment that abolished slavery is itself “slavery in disguise” and should be removed, and guess what, he is […]

Is Tesla Dead

Is Tesla Dead

Tesla has promised to revolutionize the automobile, but the high-end electric car maker keeps hitting road blocks created by its founder Elon Musk’s erratic behavior and considerable ego. Those traits contributed to fraud charges brought against Musk on Thursday by federal regulators, a potentially serious blow coming just as Tesla is ramping up efforts to […]

Is it Time to Sell the Unicorns

Is it Time to Sell the Unicorns

Is it Time to Sell the Unicorns With the high valuations and the looming destruction of Tesla there is a strong indication there is a weakening in some parts of the global economy. the Unicorns will be the first victims. Over the last decade, the world’s major economies floated themselves out of recession on oceans […]

Abenomics Fails Japan

Abenomics Fails Japan

Confidence among Japan’s biggest manufacturers has slipped for the third straight quarter, a key central bank survey showed on Monday, reflecting concern about trade wars and a string of natural disasters. The Bank of Japan’s Tankan report — a quarterly survey of about 10,000 companies — showed a reading of 19 among major manufacturers in […]

Mexico Loves Trump

Mexico Loves Trump

Mexican officials hailed a new North American trade accord Sunday as the US and Canada announced they had reached an agreement to keep a three-country deal and rename the 24-year-old NAFTA. Canada had risked being frozen out of a US-Mexican deal to update the North American Free Trade Agreement reached in August, but 11th-hour talks […]

Google and Facebook Face Privacy Battle

Google and Facebook Face Privacy Battle

Google and Facebook Face Privacy Battle The US administration called Tuesday for public comments on a “new approach to consumer data privacy” that could trigger fresh regulations of internet companies like Google and Facebook. The Commerce Department said the announcement is part of an effort to “modernize US data privacy policy for the 21st century.” […]

China Stocks Opening to Foreign Investors

China Stocks Opening to Foreign Investors

Chinese stocks will be added to a key benchmark run by a unit of the London Stock Exchange Group next year, further opening up mainland equities to international investors. FTSE Russell said that upon completion of an initial phase next June, yuan-denominated shares will make up around 5.5 percent of the FTSE Emerging Index. US-based […]

Consumer Confidence Index increased

Consumer Confidence Index increased

The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index increased in September, following a large improvement in August. The Index now stands at 138.4 (1985=100), up from 134.7 in August. The Present Situation Index improved marginally from 172.8 to 173.1, while the Expectations Index surged from 109.3 last month to 115.3 this month. The monthly Consumer Confidence Survey®, […]

CEO economic outlook index

CEO economic outlook index

Although CEOs for large US companies remain broadly confident on the economy, sentiment took another hit in the third quarter over concerns about US trade confrontations, according to a survey released Monday. The survey, released a few hours after new US tariffs on Chinese goods took effect, showed a drop in expected hiring and investment, […]

Trade War Dampens Asian Trading

Trade War Dampens Asian Trading

Asian markets were mixed Tuesday following the latest tit-for-tat tariffs in the China-US trade row, while investors are now looking ahead to the Federal Reserve’s next policy meeting. While the levies had been widely expected, there are concerns about how long the spat will go on for after China cancelled planned talks between the two […]

China Refuse Trade Talks

China Refuse Trade Talks

China said on Tuesday it was impossible to hold trade talks with the United States while Washington is imposing tariffs that are like “holding a knife to someone’s throat”. Speaking a day after Washington activated tariffs on $200 billion in Chinese goods, vice commerce minister Wang Shouwen said China is open to negotiations but that […]

Rising Interest Rates and the Federal Reserve

Rising Interest Rates and the Federal Reserve

Rising Interest Rates and the Federal Reserve The US economy is cranking out robust figures 10 years after the start of the global financial crisis: strong growth, historically low unemployment, a soaring stock market. But with the good news come rising interest rates as the Federal Reserve — which on Wednesday is expected to raise […]

Twitter Bans James Woods #FreeJamesWoods

Twitter Bans James Woods #FreeJamesWoods

Twitter Bans James Woods #FreeJamesWoods Conservative actor and Trump supporter James Woods has been banned from Twitter for sharing a meme trolling the Democrats. Woods hit back, accusing Twitter of being in the “censorship business.” Conservative Twitter users have been quick to come to Woods’ defense, echoing his claim that Twitter is engaging in politically-motivated […]

Socialism Fails in France: Tax Cuts Promise Hope

Socialism Fails in France: Tax Cuts Promise Hope

The French government on Monday unveiled billions of euros in tax relief for businesses alongside further budget cuts, as President Emmanuel Macron struggles to deliver more jobs and higher growth as promised. The former investment banker’s poll ratings have dived in recent weeks as growth has slowed despite a series of reforms presented as unavoidable […]

Oil Prices and Trade Wars

Oil Prices and Trade Wars

Brent oil soared Monday close to $81, reaching the highest level since November 2014 after OPEC and other global producers snubbed pressure from US President Donald Trump to dampen prices. At 0840 GMT, Brent North Sea crude for delivery in November soared to a peak of $80.94 per barrel. That was the highest level since […]

Trade War Latest News

Trade War Latest News

Donald Trump’s tariffs on another $200 billion of Chinese imports took effect Monday, with Beijing accusing Washington of “economic intimidation” as the standoff between the world’s top two economies clouds the global outlook. The latest volley against Beijing brings the amount of goods hit by duties to more than $250 billion, roughly half China’s US […]

More Falls Coming in China Stocks

More Falls Coming in China Stocks

Shanghai is the world’s worst-performing major stock market this year despite respectable corporate earnings, a disconnect which is feeding growing talk that Chinese equities are now a screaming buy. Not so fast, say brokers and analysts, who warn shares have further to fall due to US-China trade squabbling, slowing Chinese economic growth, and a government […]

Buy Emerging Markets as Trade War Bites

Buy Emerging Markets as Trade War Bites

China is the last bulwark against a deep crisis in emerging economies going fully global, analysts say, although a prolonged trade war could sap Beijing’s defences. Emerging countries — loosely defined as having fast growing but volatile economies — have seen their currencies battered in recent weeks, plunging their finances into turmoil, and raising fears […]

Horse Racing: The World’s Most Complex Team Sport

Horse Racing: The World’s Most Complex Team Sport

Horse Racing: The World’s Most Complex Team Sport My contribution to the Horsetech Conference Market Report, the full report covers everything from diet, medicine and psychology and is a must read for any one in the industry. As the victor returns to the winners circle and the proud connections pose for their photo, what you […]

Hillary Clinton Caught Lying About Brett Kavanaugh

Hillary Clinton Caught Lying About Brett Kavanaugh

Hillary Clinton came out swinging against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, bashing the judge for his hardline statements against contraception. The problem: he never said them. Kavanaugh’s confirmation hearings dragged on over three bitter days last week, as Democrats took the judge to task over his opinions on abortion, gun rights, affirmative action, and the […]

JPMorgan are predicting the next financial crisis to strike in 2020

JPMorgan are predicting the next financial crisis to strike in 2020

JPMorgan are predicting the next financial crisis to strike in 2020 With the 10th anniversary approaching of the catalyst for the last major global stock market crash – the Lehman Brothers’ collapse – strategists from JPMorgan are predicting the next financial crisis to strike in 2020. Wall Street’s largest investment bank analyzed the causes of […]

US Backs Terrorists in Syria

US Backs Terrorists in Syria

Washington is seeking to obstruct moves towards peace to “artificially prolong” the conflict in Syria by saving Al-Qaeda-linked terrorists from imminent defeat, Russian Foreign Ministry spokesperson Maria Zakharova has said. The US is obviously struggling to justify its military presence on Syrian territory as it uses officials and biased media to prepare the world for […]

China May Shake Markets

China May Shake Markets

The Chinese economy revealed fresh signs of softness Friday with data showing the pace of investment slowing to record lows while retail spending and industrial production stabilised. Beijing faces a delicate balancing act, aiming to shift its growth driver away from investment and exports towards personal consumption, while at the same time battling a mountain […]

Facebook will Control Political Truths

Facebook will Control Political Truths

Facebook is better prepared to defend against efforts to manipulate the platform to influence elections and has recently thwarted foreign influence campaigns targeting several countries, chief executive Mark Zuckerberg said Thursday. From no on Facebook will decide what political news you see. Zuckerberg, posting on his Facebook page, outlined a series of steps the leading […]

Did Google Hack the 2016 Election

Did Google Hack the 2016 Election Video of an internal Google meeting shows the company’s top officials talking about using AI to fight populism and “low-information voters” in the wake of Donald Trump’s victory in the 2016 US presidential election. The 1-hour “confidential, for internal use only” video was posted by Breitbart on Wednesday. It […]

The EU are the New Nazi’s

The EU are the New Nazi’s

The EU are the New Nazi’s The EU parliament’s vote to trigger Article 7, allowing punitive measures against Hungary, has provoked disbelief and indignation, with commentators describing the “authoritarian” move as contrary to the bloc’s own self-interests. Citing Hungary’s anti-immigration policies and concerns about “media suppression,” the European Parliament voted on Wednesday to invoke the […]

Nikki Haley Extends Support for Terrorists

Nikki Haley Extends Support for Terrorists

Nikki Haley Extends Support for Terrorists Any attack on Syria’s Idlib province is going to be “dealt with,” US ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley warned, as Washington seeks to stop the Russian-backed Syrian army from retaking the last remaining jihadist stronghold. The US has struck Syria twice after claims of chemical weapons use by […]

Tesla Executives Run for the Door, is this Enron 2.0?

Tesla Executives Run for the Door, is this Enron 2.0?

Tesla Executives Run for the Door, is this Enron 2.0? Tesla confirmed on Wednesday that finance executive Justin McAnear is leaving the electric car maker as it strives to become profitable by the end of the year. Word that McAnear was heading for the off-ramp followed chief accounting officer Dave Morton’s departure after just a […]

Russia Slams US Sanctions

Russia Slams US Sanctions

Russia’s top diplomat Sergei Lavrov condemned US foreign policy on Wednesday, stoking tensions between the two powers by accusing Washington of imposing sanctions before it enters negotiations. Moscow has faced increasingly harsh punitive measures since angering the West and Kiev by annexing Crimea in 2014 and backing separatist rebels in eastern Ukraine. In recent months […]

Protectionism and the World Economic Forum

Protectionism and the World Economic Forum

Protectionism and the World Economic Forum China warned Wednesday that protectionism poses a “serious hazard” to growth and cautioned “individual countries” against isolationism, in a veiled reference to the deepening trade spat between Washington and Beijing. The comments from China’s vice premier comes as the world’s top two economic powers edged closer to an all-out […]

The Next Euro Crisis

The Next Euro Crisis

The Next Euro Crisis With trade tensions, an Italian government bucking at deficit limits and emerging market currency woes threatening the eurozone, observers will look to the European Central Bank for reassurance Thursday, while policymakers strive to project stability. Since July, when ECB President Mario Draghi proclaimed “confidence” in the outlook for growth and inflation, […]

Trade War Creates Opportunities

Trade War Creates Opportunities

A growing number of Chinese companies are adopting a crafty way to evade US President Donald Trump’s tariffs: remove the “Made in China” label by shifting production to countries such as Vietnam, Serbia and Mexico. The world’s two largest economies have been locked in a months-long trade fight after Trump imposed 25 percent customs duties […]

Argentina Under Pressure

Argentina Under Pressure

Argentina Under Pressure Argentine President Mauricio Macri’s government will continue discussions with the International Monetary Fund this week as efforts to stave off an economic crisis multiply. It will be a crucial week for Macri and his government after a turbulent few months in which the currency has been badly hit by a crisis of […]

Trade War Hits Europe

Trade War Hits Europe

Top officials from the US and EU meet in Brussels on Monday in an effort to iron out differences on trade talks announced to great fanfare this summer. US President Donald Trump and European Commission head Jean-Claude Juncker in July pledged to hold off from further tit-for-tat tariffs and to work towards a limited trade […]

Turkey Must Act to Save Economy

Turkey Must Act to Save Economy

Turkey’s economic growth slowed to 0.9 percent in the second quarter, official statistics showed on Monday, with further declines expected as the impact of the tumble in the value of the lira begins to show up in the data. The second quarter performance was down considerably from the 1.5 percent seasonally-adjusted quarter-on-quarter growth registered in […]

Muslim Refugee Goes on Terror Rampage in Paris

Muslim Refugee Goes on Terror Rampage in Paris

At least seven people have been injured, four seriously, in Paris after a man attacked people with a knife and an iron bar at two separate locations. The attacker is believed to be an Afghan national. In an initial incident, the attacker wounded three people in front of a cinema in the 19th arrondissement late […]

Asia Lower on Trade Fears

Asia Lower on Trade Fears

Donald Trump’s latest threat to impose tariffs on all Chinese imports sent Asian markets tumbling Monday on growing fears of an all-out trade war between the world’s top two economies. The president’s comments Friday added to the uncertainty on trading floors, which have also been hit by a concerns of a brewing financial crisis in […]

The Next Financial Crisis

The Next Financial Crisis

The Next Financial Crisis The world is less well equipped to manage a major financial crisis today than it was a decade ago, according to Dominique Strauss-Kahn, a former chief of the International Monetary Fund (IMF). In an interview with AFP, the now-disgraced Strauss-Kahn — who ran the fund at the height of the 2008 […]

Elon Musk Trying to Destroy Tesla

Elon Musk Trying to Destroy Tesla

Elon Musk Trying to Destroy Tesla The Fake Buy-Out Tweet The Stupid Tube for a Cave Rescue in Thailand On going Public Despite with a Thai Rescuer Publicly Smoking Marijuana A lawsuit filed Thursday accused Musk of trying to burn short-sellers (those betting that Tesla’s share price would decrease) in the market. “This appears to […]

South Africa Declares War on White Farmers

South Africa Declares War on White Farmers

South Africa Declares War on White Farmers The controversial land-confiscation policy proposed by the Ramaphosa-led Racist ANC government could ignite clashes among South African citizens, who are split into two rival camps on the issue along racial lines. The new legislation allowing land seizure without compensation, which was proposed by the ruling African National Congress […]

Hottest Trends in Tech

Hottest Trends in Tech

Europe’s biggest tech fair, Berlin’s IFA, opens its doors Friday with a flood of new product launches. Here are some of the top trends making waves along the aisles: – Future TV: higher resolution, bigger screens – With four times as many pixels as today’s 4K ultra-high-definition (UHD) screens, the latest 8K TV sets have […]

Forex Major Pairs Morning Briefing

Forex Major Pairs Morning Briefing

Forex Major Pairs Morning Briefing $DXY, $EUR, $GBP, $JPY, $AUD Commentary: We are at important marks in most currencies. There is the chance that the current USD’s strength could see a correction/reversal next month. This become bigger if certain Support and Resistances hold. PE Note: Watch out for crucial resistances on EUR at 1.1675-1.1700 and on Sterling at 1.2872, if breached, […]

Russia Takes Over Global Coal Market

Russia Takes Over Global Coal Market

Russia Takes Over Global Coal Market Russian President Vladimir Putin has announced plans to expand the country’s coal exports on the global markets as the Australians are shut out of the market by their own government. “Last year, domestic companies exported more than 190 million tons of coal,” the president said, noting that Russia is […]

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