Hong Kong Intensifies Crack Down on Protesters

Hong Kong Intensifies Crack Down on Protesters

Riot police officers fired tear gas and rubber bullets in downtown Hong Kong as they repelled tens of thousands of protesters angered over proposed legislation that would allow extraditions to Mainland China. The street confrontation this month when a small number of protesters stormed police barricades outside the Legislative Council and hurled bricks, bottles and […]

Google, Apple, Facebook and Amazon, the Taxman Cometh

Google, Apple, Facebook and Amazon, the Taxman Cometh

US President Donald Trump vowed “substantial” retaliation against France on Friday for a tax targeting US tech giants, hinting he may slap tariffs on French wine and blasting President Emmanuel Macron’s “foolishness.” “France just put a digital tax on our great American technology companies,” Trump tweeted about the law, which targets US giants like Google, […]

Trump Moves on Apple

Trump Moves on Apple

President Donald Trump warned Friday that he would snub Apple’s requests for tariff exemptions on device components imported from China, as he put pressure on the tech company to shift production to the United States. “Apple will not be given Tariff wavers, or relief, for Mac Pro parts that are made in China. Make them […]

Boris Bullish on Brexit

Boris Bullish on Brexit

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Saturday said Brexit was a “massive economic opportunity” but had been treated under his predecessor Theresa May as “an impending adverse weather event”. In a speech in Manchester where he pledged new investment in Leave-voting areas, Johnson promised to step up negotiations on post-Brexit trade deals and set up […]

The US Has an Electoral College, and So Do…

The US Has an Electoral College, and So Do…

United States: The breakdown of votes in the US Electoral College after reapportionment based on the 2010 census. The United States Electoral College is an example of a system in which an Executive President is indirectly elected, with electors representing the 50 states and the Federal District of Columbia Each state has a number of electors equal to its Congressional representation in […]

Capitalism Vs Socialism

Capitalism Vs Socialism

Capitalism and Socialism are both economic schools of thought that are to an extent virtually opposite of each other. Understanding the differences between them is important as it can help you understand a great deal about economic discussion and thought. Capitalism: To each their own. Markets should be free of government intervention and the principles of supply […]

Seeing a Strong Trump-Johnson Relationship Ahead

Seeing a Strong Trump-Johnson Relationship Ahead

FLASH: The further decline of the failed socialist EU experiment now will be hastened. The US Ambassador to the Court of St. James, Woody Johnson, predicts that President Trump and new British Prime Minister Boris Johnson will enjoy a great relationship. The Ambassador made his comments during an TV interview Friday. “The new relationship between your […]

Boris Johnson, a Man in a Hurry

Boris Johnson, a Man in a Hurry

FLASH: Boris Johnson, a Man in a Hurry to Make Britain Great Again, MBGA With Britain’s departure from the EU due in less than 100 days, new Prime Minister Boris Johnson is a man in a hurry. But he is not rushing off to Brussels. The UK leader has no meetings scheduled with EU officials. […]

The Trump Effect: America is Growing

The Trump Effect: America is Growing

At 2.1 percent, the growth of US Real Gross Domestic Product during the second quarter of 2019 comes out better than expected. The weakness observed at the end of 2018 and early 2019, which was underlined by revised estimates for earlier quarters, has been wiped out especially by very strong consumption growth at 4.3 percent in […]

Robert Mueller III, “Weak and Confused Did Not Run the Russia Probe”

Robert Mueller III, “Weak and Confused Did Not Run the Russia Probe”

The former special counsel Robert Mueller appearance before Congress Wednesday, begs questions over whether he really wrote the report about the investigation he headed concerning Russian interference in the Y 2016 election and into President Trump, ex-House Speaker Newt Gingrich said Thursday. “Who was in charge?” Speaker Gingrich said on TV. “It was very clear […]

Robert Mueller III, a Weak Old Man Told Americans the ‘Case is Closed’

Robert Mueller III, a Weak Old Man Told Americans the ‘Case is Closed’

Former special counsel Robert Muller III’s appearance before Congress showed the American people the “case is closed” for the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 Election, Jay Sekulow, 1 of President Trump’s attorneys, Tweeted Wednesday. Mr. Sekulow’s statement on Twitter: “This morning’s testimony exposed the troubling deficiencies of the Special Counsel’s investigation. The testimony revealed that this probe […]

China Taking The Lead In Dealing With Crypto

China Taking The Lead In Dealing With Crypto

For years, governments around the world have been floundering with the challenge of how to respond to crypto and blockchain technology. The Chinese Government has not been immune to the controversy taking a publicly conservative stance towards many aspects of crypto. However, a lesser-known fact is that the Chinese Government has been regarding blockchain technology […]

President Trump, Boris Johnson ‘Will Be a Great Prime Minister’

President Trump, Boris Johnson ‘Will Be a Great Prime Minister’

President Trump congratulated Boris Johnson, who was elected leader of Britain’s governing Conservative Party and the next Prime Minister of the United Kingdom earlier Tuesday. Boris Johnson, Britain’s staunch BREXIT campaigner, was chosen as the UK’s next Prime Minister Tuesday, with a resounding mandate from the Conservative Party but conflicting demands from a politically divided […]

BREXIT is Back: Boris Johnson is the New PM

BREXIT is Back: Boris Johnson is the New PM

Boris Johnson has been selected as the new leader of the British Conservative Party and thus, the new prime minister of the UK. He will officially succeed outgoing PM Theresa May on Wednesday. Johnson won with 66.4 percent of the vote (92,153) to Hunt’s 33.6 percent (46,656). 139,318 votes were cast by Tory members with […]

European Banks Prepare for Socialist Powered Crisis

European Banks Prepare for Socialist Powered Crisis

Eurozone banks are tightening the criteria firms and households must meet to be granted loans, the European Central Bank said Tuesday, as policymakers weigh their response to stuttering growth brought about by years of Socialist policy. Lenders upped their requirements of business borrowers and households seeking consumer credit between April and June, the quarterly poll […]

President Trump: “The Fed raised & tightened far too much & too fast, must cut now”

President Trump: “The Fed raised & tightened far too much & too fast, must cut now”

Monday, President Trump pushed the Fed to cut interest rates as policy makers ready for their decision this month on whether to do so. “Very inexpensive, in fact productive, to move now,” President Trump Tweeted Monday. “The Fed raised & tightened far too much & too fast.” The President has been attacking the Fed for more […]

Italy Tackles Mobile Phone Addiction

Italy Tackles Mobile Phone Addiction

Italy’s anti-establishment Five Star Movement (M5S) has drafted a law aimed at preventing and treating the rising phenomenon of addiction to mobile phones and computers, particularly among the young. The bill seeks to treat so-called “no-mobile-phone phobia” (also known as “nomophobia”) or the fear of not being able to get regular access to social networks […]

Politics Seen in ‘Top Gun’ Sequel

Politics Seen in ‘Top Gun’ Sequel

$VIA, $TCEHY ‘Top Gun: Maverick,’ (the squeal) has raised questions about the removal of Japanese and Taiwanese flags on actor Tom Cruise’s famed jacket, according to reports Sunday. Mr. Cruise’s jacket, worn by his character Maverick, had shown those flags in the 1980’s “Top Gun,” but the Y 2019 sequel replaces them as the movie is […]

Jared Kushner Off to Israel, Arab Countries For Peace Talks

Jared Kushner Off to Israel, Arab Countries For Peace Talks

White House senior adviser Jared Kushner planning to travel to Jerusalem and several other capitals in the Middle East next week to talk about moving forward with the Trump administration’s Israeli-Palestinian peace plan. Sunday, it was reported the trip will be important for both the economic and political components of the plan. The timing for unveiling […]

Air raids by Syrian army and Russian ally kill at least 11

Air raids by Syrian army and Russian ally kill at least 11

Air strikes have killed at least 11 people in rebel-held northwestern Syria on Sunday, according to rescue workers and a war monitor. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights (SOHR) reported that Syrian government air strikes killed six people, including a child, in the village of Urum al-Jawz in western Idlib province while four others, including two children were killed […]

A Look at Post Trade War Asia

A Look at Post Trade War Asia

Big US companies are accelerating efforts to move more of their supply chains from China to neighboring countries in light of Trump administration tariffs. Companies in sectors such as technology, clothing and footwear are exporting more goods from emerging giants including Vietnam and Malaysia, data show. At the same time, the shift has exposed the […]

President Trump’s Approval Hits 48% and Rising

President Trump’s Approval Hits 48% and Rising

FLASH: 68% said the National Economy is “very good” or “fairly good.” President Trump’s approval rating has jumped to 48% in a new NBC News/SurveyMonkey online poll. Here are how the new poll results, released Friday, break down, as follows: 22% said immigration is the issue that matters most to them now. 21% said healthcare is the issue […]

Core Elements of US Budget Deal Agreed

Core Elements of US Budget Deal Agreed

Thursday, US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said that negotiators have reached an agreement on the core elements of a deal to increase the government’s borrowing cap and set a $1.3-T overall level for the agency budgets that Congress passes each year. He told reporters that talks with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, (D-CA), have settled on […]

The Trump Steamroller is Accelerating

The Trump Steamroller is Accelerating

FLASH: The initial shock at the success of this blunt and volcanic man who attacked all factions of both parties and assaulted almost every element of OBushinton political correctness and conventional wisdom, whose inaugural address was described at once by George W. Bush to Hillary Clinton as “some weird s***,” has mutated into a fear […]

President Trump’s Hammering of ‘the squad’ Raises GOP Support

President Trump’s Hammering of ‘the squad’ Raises GOP Support

Support for President Trump increased among Republicans after he lashed out on Twitter at the weekend in an attack on 4 freshmen Democratic congresswomen known a ‘the squad‘, a Reuters/Ipsos public opinion poll shows. The national survey, conducted Monday and Tuesday after President Trump told the lawmakers they should “go back and help fix the […]

President Trump, “Progress” Made with Iran to Defuse Crisis

President Trump, “Progress” Made with Iran to Defuse Crisis

Tuesday, President Trump said “a lot of progress” had been made toward ending a volatile standoff with Iran, with his top diplomat saying Tehran had signaled willingness to negotiate over its disputed ballistic missile program. Earlier, Iran’s FM said Tehran would discuss its missile program after Washington stopped arming allies Saudi Arabia and the UAE, […]

New Dem Women’s ‘Squad’ Hate the USA

New Dem Women’s ‘Squad’ Hate the USA

Monday, President Trump 2X’d down on his attacks against 4 US congresswomen dubbed the ‘the Squad‘ and dismissed concerns that his comments were racist. Speaking at the White House, President Trump said people he described as critical of the United States should leave the country. Those remarks followed his Twitter messages Sunday that said the […]

President Trump Tells the 4 Progressive Dem Congresswomen to “Go Back Home”

President Trump Tells the 4 Progressive Dem Congresswomen to “Go Back Home”

President Trump put out a bold challenge for progressive critics of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Ca)., in the Democratic Party – the 4 “women of color,” according Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez aka AOC. Go back to the “totally broken and crime infested places from which they came” before you preach on how the United States – “the greatest and most powerful […]

President Trump’s Decision on Citizenship Question a “Pretty Smart Move”

President Trump’s Decision on Citizenship Question a “Pretty Smart Move”

Friday, Retired federal Judge Walter Kelley praised President Trump for not continuing to push for a citizenship question on the 2020 Census. Judge Kelley was appointed to the bench by President George W. Bush, said Trump should have been more open about his intentions. And he added: “There are perfectly good reasons to have this […]

President Trump, “Hopefully China will start buying agriculture products from out great American Farmers.”

President Trump, “Hopefully China will start buying agriculture products from out great American Farmers.”

Thursday, President Trump said that China was not living up to promises it made on buying agricultural products from American farmers as the world’s 2 largest economies work to resolve a trade dispute. “Mexico is doing great at the Border, but China is letting us down in that they have not been buying the agricultural […]

Iran Nuclear Deal Falling Apart

Iran Nuclear Deal Falling Apart

Tuesday, EU powers accused Iran of “pursuing activities inconsistent with its commitments” under a Y 2015 nuclear deal and called for an urgent meeting of the parties to the agreement to discuss Tehran’s compliance. Britain, Germany, France, Russia, China and Iran are the remaining parties to the deal – known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan […]

President Trump is Not Preparing for an ‘Impeachment Battle’

President Trump is Not Preparing for an ‘Impeachment Battle’

President Trump’s legal team is not preparing for an ‘impeachment battle‘, and the growing call from congressional Democrats for impeachment is just “political theater,” Jay Sekulow, the President’s personal attorney, said Tuesday. “There is no impeachment team,” Mr. Sekulow told reporters “I just do not see this as a real threat.” Some congressional Democrats said they […]

President Trump Sends Clear Warning to Iran on Uranium “Amp Up”

President Trump Sends Clear Warning to Iran on Uranium “Amp Up”

Iran declared that has amped up its uranium enrichment on the day of its deadline to negotiate the Iran nuclear deal with signatories, surpassing the cap set under the Obama-era agreement that President Trump has withdrawn the US from. “Within hours, the technical tasks will be done and enrichment above 3.67 percent will begin,” Iran spokesman Behrouz […]

President Trump’s Approval Hits 1st-Term High at 47%

President Trump’s Approval Hits 1st-Term High at 47%

This strong economy has President Trump’s approval rating hitting a high point for his administration at 44% among adults and 47% among registered voters in the latest The Washington Post/ABC News poll. These ratings represent a 5-percentage-point uptick since April, when special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigative report was released. President Trump scores highest on the economy, with […]

President Trump is ‘Very Seriously’ Considering Executive Order for Census Citizenship Question

President Trump is ‘Very Seriously’ Considering Executive Order for Census Citizenship Question

Friday, President Trump said he may issue an executive order in an effort to add a contentious citizenship question to the 2020 US census as his administration faced an afternoon court deadline to reveal its plans. “We are working on a lot of things including an executive order,” Trump told reporters outside the White House […]

President Trump, “Immigration Raids Starting Fairly Soon”

President Trump, “Immigration Raids Starting Fairly Soon”

Friday, President Trump said mass deportation roundups would begin “fairly soon” as US migrant advocates vowed their communities would be “ready” when immigration officers come. President Trump, who has made a hard-line immigration stance a Key issue of his Presidency and Y 2020 re-election bid, postponed the operation last month after the date was leaked, […]

US Job Growth Tops Forecast

US Job Growth Tops Forecast

FLASH: President Trump, “The Economy Would Be ‘Rocket Ship’ If Fed Cut Rates” US job growth rebounded strongly in June, with government payrolls surging, but persistent moderate wage gains and mounting evidence the economy was losing momentum could still encourage the Fed to cut interest rates this month. The Labor Department’s closely watched employment report on […]

Marijuana Needs to Be Legal in the US for Stocks to Reach Full Potential

Marijuana Needs to Be Legal in the US for Stocks to Reach Full Potential

FLASH: Right Now You Have To Be ‘High’ To Invest in Marajuana Stocks Now, with the 1st round of Democratic Party debates complete, we are seen the Dem Presidential hopefuls discuss everything from gun control, to immigration, to economic policy. But 1 topic that has been absent is US marijuana legalization, and for marijuana stock […]

US House Votes To Protect Legal Marijuana States From Federal Interference

US House Votes To Protect Legal Marijuana States From Federal Interference

In a recent history-making vote the US House of Representatives voted 267-165 to approve a bipartisan measure aimed at protecting state marijuana policies from federal interference. The vote came on an amendment to the Commerce, Justice, Science, and Related Agencies Appropriations bill that prohibits the Justice Department from using funds to prevent states, US territories, and the […]

Europe Squeezed in US-Iran Nuclear Deal Dispute

Europe Squeezed in US-Iran Nuclear Deal Dispute

Europe now finds itself in the impossible situation of trying to salvage an accord unraveling because of the maximalist US sanctions campaign against Iran. Since President Trump withdrew America from the accord over 1 ago, a fire has burned through Iran. At 1st, it appeared Iranian officials thought they might be able to wait out […]

President Trump, “July 4 Celebration to Be Show of a Lifetime”

President Trump, “July 4 Celebration to Be Show of a Lifetime”

Fact: Washington has held an Independence Day celebration for decades, featuring a parade along Constitution Avenue, a concert on the Capitol lawn with music by the National Symphony Orchestra and fireworks beginning at dusk near the Washington Monument. And Thursday, the 4th of July, President Trump continues the tradition and presents a show of the […]

President Trump, ‘Dropping’ Citizenship Question on 2020 Census FAKE News!

President Trump, ‘Dropping’ Citizenship Question on 2020 Census FAKE News!

A DOJ lawyer told a Maryland-based federal judge Wednesday that President Trump’s administration is seeking a “path forward” to add a citizenship question to the Y 2020 census. Joseph Hunt, an assistant attorney general with the civil division of the Department of Justice, said the department’s been “instructed to examine whether there is a path […]

So Goes President Trump, So Goes the Market

So Goes President Trump, So Goes the Market

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX FLASH: President Trump is focused on the Fed, calling for lower interest rates and a lower USD Donald J. Trump is the biggest driver of financial markets in the world, and I write about him daily in this column. Savvy participants are making money off by anticipating his moves, which are […]

Coming Soon: Congress Vs Facebook, Libra the Prize

Coming Soon: Congress Vs Facebook, Libra the Prize

$FB Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) plan for its own digital currency is drawing fire in Washington, DC. A letter from more than 30 groups influential with Democrats demanding a halt to the project to deal with the “profound questions” it raises. In their letter to leaders of five congressional committees, organizations including the Service Employees International Union, […]

Poll: 33% of Americans Believe the Mainstream News Media is ‘The Enemy of The People’

Poll: 33% of Americans Believe the Mainstream News Media is ‘The Enemy of The People’

Fully 33% of Americans say the mainstream news media is “the enemy of the people,” a new Hill-Harris X poll reveals. And 67% said the “news media is an important part of a democracy.” Here is how the poll breaks down: 51% of Republicans say the press is “the enemy of the people.’ 14% of Democrats say […]

President Trump: “Afghanistan is the Harvard for Terrorists”

President Trump: “Afghanistan is the Harvard for Terrorists”

President Trump talking about goals of pulling troops out of Afghanistan, the longest running war in American history says he has to listen to his generals to stay, because it is “Harvard for terrorists.” “I would like to just get out,” President Trump told Fox News’ “Tucker Carlson Tonight.” “The problem is it just seems to be a […]

Taliban: Latest Round of Talks with US ‘Critical’

Taliban: Latest Round of Talks with US ‘Critical’

FLASH: President Trump wants out, and he wants a deal as soon as possible. The 7th and latest round of peace talks between the US and Taliban is “critical,” said Taliban spokesman Suhail Shaheen Sunday, the 2nd day of talks with Washington’s peace envoy Zalmay Khalilzad in the Mideastern state of Qatar, where the militant […]

NKorea’s Chairman Kim to Meet President Trump at the DMZ Sunday

NKorea’s Chairman Kim to Meet President Trump at the DMZ Sunday

FLASH: President Trump and Chairman Kim Will Meet at DMZ Later on Sunday, SKorea’s President Moon just said at the Press Conference with President Trump President Donald Trump will meet with NKorean leader Kim Jong Un Sunday in the Demilitarized Zone separating the Korean Peninsula, SKorean President Moon Jae-in said. President Moon made the remarks […]

Presidents Trump and Xi Hit ‘Pause’ on Escalating Trade Dispute, Talks Back on Track

Presidents Trump and Xi Hit ‘Pause’ on Escalating Trade Dispute, Talks Back on Track

FLASH: Saturday, Presidents Trump and China’s Xi agreed to another pause in their trade dispute thus removing any immediate threat looming over the global economy even as a lasting peace remains in their sights. The 2 sides have agreed to restart trade negotiations that broke down last month and that the US agreed to put […]

Presidents Trump and Xi Discussing Resolutions to Long Running Trade Dispute

Presidents Trump and Xi Discussing Resolutions to Long Running Trade Dispute

The long running trade dispute between the world’s 2 economic titans is a Key point Saturday. Then Presidents Trump and Xi meet, both leaders are signaling a desire to de-escalate the year-long dust-up, a good will compromise is needed in here it seems. The meeting takes place on the sidelines of the international G-20 Summit […]

President Trump Wishes to Meet Chairman Kim at DMZ

President Trump Wishes to Meet Chairman Kim at DMZ

Saturday, President Trump said he would like to meet with NKorean leader Kim Jong Un at the DMZ (demilitarized zone) on the border of North and South Korea. “After some very important meetings, including my meeting with President Xi of China, I will be leaving Japan for South Korea with President Moon. While there, if […]

US May Impose More Tariffs on China, No Preconditions in Talks this Weekend

US May Impose More Tariffs on China, No Preconditions in Talks this Weekend

There are no preconditions set ahead of any trade talks with China, White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said Thursday ahead of President Trump’s meeting with Chinese President Xi this weekend at the G-20 in Japan There were no specific agreements made ahead of the two leaders’ talks, Mr. Kudlow said in an interview. Mr. Kudlow […]

President Trump Begins Talks on China Trade, Iran, and NKorea

President Trump Begins Talks on China Trade, Iran, and NKorea

Thursday, President Trump began his overseas trip of the year with dinner with the Prime Minister of Australia, a friendly opening act before the impending gauntlet of negotiations on international crises, trade wars and a growing global To-Do list. President Trump is in Osaka, Japan, for the annual G-20 Summit. As his re-election bid heats […]

President Trump, “Trade Deal Possible With China’s Xi, Tariffs Could Be Lowered”

President Trump, “Trade Deal Possible With China’s Xi, Tariffs Could Be Lowered”

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX FLASH: Investors and Traders in a Wait & See mode for the G-20 Summit this weekend Wednesday, President Trump said that a trade deal with Chinese President Xi is possible this weekend, but he is prepared to impose US tariffs on virtually all remaining Chinese imports if the 2 countries […]

President Trump,”I Do Not Need Exit Strategies if War With Iran”

President Trump,”I Do Not Need Exit Strategies if War With Iran”

FLASH: President Trump said Iran understands only one thing, “Strength and Power, and the USA is by far the most powerful Military Force in the world. Tuesday, President Trump declared that he would not “need an exit strategy” if war were to break out between the United States and Iran. Answering questions from reporters in the Oval Office, […]

Poll: Legal Marijuana Results in More Crime, Accidents

Poll: Legal Marijuana Results in More Crime, Accidents

FLASH: Drugged Driving is now higher than Drunk Diving The National Sheriffs’ Association, in a poll of its members, said legal marijuana is resulting in more crime and highway accidents, this just as Illinois becomes the 11th state to legalize recreational Marijuana. The Association surveyed 467 sheriffs and found the follwing: 65% said crime has increased […]

President Trump and Chairman Kim Exchanging ‘Very Friendly Letters’

President Trump and Chairman Kim Exchanging ‘Very Friendly Letters’

Monday, President Trump said he sent NKorean leader Kim Jong Un a “very friendly letter” in response to Birthday greetings he received last week from Chairman Kim. The exchange of letters comes as the 2 countries negotiate the future of NKorea’s nuclear program and before President Trump leaves Wednesday for an Asia trip that will […]

New US Sanction on Iran Targets its Supreme Leader Directly

New US Sanction on Iran Targets its Supreme Leader Directly

FLASH: Secretary Mnuchin, “Trump Order Will Lock up Billions More in Iranian Assets” Monday, President Trump signed an executive order targeting Iran’s supreme leader and his associates with financial sanctions, the latest action the US has taken to discourage Tehran from developing nuclear weapons and supporting militant groups. The sanctions follow Iran’s downing of a […]

President Trump Ready to Speak to Iran With No Preconditions

President Trump Ready to Speak to Iran With No Preconditions

Sunday, President Trump said he is not seeking war with Tehran after a senior Iranian military commander warned any conflict in the Gulf region could spread uncontrollably and threaten the lives of US troops. Tensions are high between Iran and the United States after President Trump said Friday that he called off a military strike […]

President Trump is Not Looking for War With Iran, But It Would Be “Obliteration”

President Trump is Not Looking for War With Iran, But It Would Be “Obliteration”

FLASH: US Does Not Need to Attack Iran, President Trump is Already Winning President Trump said on Friday he is not looking for war with Iran, but he warned that if a conflict did occur it would result in “obliteration.” “I’m not looking for war, and if there is it’ll be obliteration like you’ve never […]

Wall Street Liked What it Heard From Chairman Powell

Wall Street Liked What it Heard  From Chairman Powell

$SDIA, $SPY, $SOX, $QQQ The S&P 500 (SPY) approached record highs Wednesday after the Fed signaled potential interest cuts later this year, reassuring Wall Street investors worried that the US-China trade war could stall economic growth. Saying it “will act as appropriate to sustain” economic expansion, the Fed signaled rate cuts of half a percentage […]

Market Technicals Signaling Fed to Cut Rates Soon

Market Technicals Signaling Fed to Cut Rates Soon

FLASH: The market is leading the Fed Funds rate lower, signaling a rate cut soon. “We have tracked the Fed’s interest rates decisions for years,” writes Steven Hochberg, Elliot Wave theorist. In December, he wrote an article titled “Interest Rates Win Again as Fed Follows the Market,” where he observed that although most pundits believe that central […]

President Trump on Jerome Powell’s Future: “Let’s see what he does.”

President Trump on Jerome Powell’s Future: “Let’s see what he does.”

President Trump Tuesday kept up the pressure on the head of the Fed following a report that lawyers at the White House have explored the legality of stripping Jerome Powell of the Fed’s Chairmanship. Asked by reporters outside the White House if he wanted to demote Chairman Powell,  President Trump said: “Let’s see what he does.” […]

US Wants an Enforceable Trade Deal with China

US Wants an Enforceable Trade Deal with China

United States wants to continue trade discussions with China that focus on structural changes and enforcement mechanisms when talks continue late this month during the G-20 Summit in Japan, White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said Tuesday. “The United States wants to continue the conversations about structural changes regarding intellectual property theft and forced technology […]

President Trump Does Not Want War With Iran and…

President Trump Does Not Want War With Iran and…

Iran’s President says, “Iran is not seeking war against any nation. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Tuesday, that the United States will maintain its pressure campaign on Iran and continue to deter aggression in the region, but does not want the conflict with Tehran to escalate. “We have been engaged in many messages, even […]

The War On The American Beef Industry And The Free Market

The War On The American Beef Industry And The Free Market

Most Americans are unaware of the ongoing assault on the American beef industry—and their personal dietary choices—led by such entities as the World Wildlife Fund, the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the United Nations Environment Program. Says Tom DeWeese, president of the American Policy Center, a grassroots action and education foundation dedicated to the promotion of […]

President Trump Perfectly Happy to Impose More Tariffs on China If No Deal Reached

President Trump Perfectly Happy to Impose More Tariffs on China If No Deal Reached

FLASH: Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said President Trump is ready to proceed with tariffs on the remaining $300-B in Chinese goods if a trade pact cannot be reached with Beijing. Secretary Ross told reporters Monday that enforcement would be the most important element of any potential deal between the world’s two largest economies. “We will […]

Americans are Demanding Sanctuary Cities Be Gone

Americans are Demanding Sanctuary Cities Be Gone

FLASH: Florida’s Republican Governor Ron DeSantis banned sanctuary cities in his state, and President Trump called out the “courage” of other states following suit, because Americans “are demanding that sanctuary cities be gone.” The comments came via Twitter early Sunday morning: “Florida Governor Ron DeSantis just signed Bill banning Sanctuary Cities in State, & forcing all […]

British Government Embracing LGBTQ Community

British Government Embracing LGBTQ Community

The British Government will celebrate LGBTQ+ rights by marching in Prides and hosting LGBTQ+ events in 14 cities across the US, as well as 5 cities in Canada and 5 cities in Latin America, as part of VisitBritain’s Love is GREAT Britain campaign. A major highlight of the campaign is the UK’s first-ever LGBTQ Founders’ Trade Mission, bringing nine UK-headquartered companies to New […]

“Iran did it, it cannot cover its tracks”

“Iran did it, it cannot cover its tracks”

$OIL, $USO The United Arab Emirates’ Top diplomat says evidence his country possesses indicates that recent attacks against Crude Oil tankers inside UAE waters were “state-sponsored.” Foreign Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan did not name the state, but said his country wants to work with other nations to prevent a further escalation of […]

Iran Desperate, Does Not Want War

Iran Desperate, Does Not Want War

Iran is “getting desperate” after the United States lifted sanctions waivers on 5 countries in early May, and the attacks on 2 Japanese-owned Crude Oil tankers is the “most provocative” to date, and Iranian leaders are lying when they say their nation was not involved, Representative Michael McCaul (R-TX) said Friday. “This is clearly an […]

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