Karen Millen to wind down the business

Karen Millen to wind down the business

The Australian arm of UK fashion retailer Karen Millen has entered administration and seven stores will close by the end of September across Victoria, New South Wales and South Australia. Deloitte Australia was appointed administrator on Wednesday. Designer and business owner Karen Millen founded the eponymous mid-to-upmarket women’s fashion brand in 1981. It was launched […]

US Economy: “3.2% GDP Growth Absolutely Sustainable, Could Go Higher”

US Economy: “3.2% GDP Growth Absolutely Sustainable, Could Go Higher”

FLASH: White House economic adviser Kevin Hassett said the “blockbuster” 3.2% economic growth in Q-1 is “absolutely” sustainable. The Trump Administration has already been forecasting 3.2% economic growth for Y 2019. “Maybe we would revise it up,” he said in a TV interview.. “The number was 3/10ths lower because of the government shutdown and … […]

President Trump to Fight Democrats on All Fronts

President Trump to Fight Democrats on All Fronts

Wednesday, President Trump declared that he and his Administration will battle House Democrats on all legal fronts after the special counsel’s Russia report, refusing to cooperate with subpoenas and appealing to the Supreme Court if Congress tries to impeach him. “I say it’s enough,” President Trump told reporters on the White House’s lawn as he […]

Deadly Floods Devastate the US Midwest

Deadly Floods Devastate the US Midwest

Monday, it was reported that least 1 person is missing after devastating floods across the US Midwest that killed 3 others and inflicted hundreds of millions of dollars in damage in what Nebraska’s Governor called a disaster of historic proportions. As floodwaters began to recede in much of the area inundated by the aftermath of […]

New Tax Breaks Available for Investing in US ‘Opportunity Zones’

New Tax Breaks Available for Investing in US ‘Opportunity Zones’

New Tax Breaks Available for Investing in US ‘Opportunity Zones’ The Trump Administration is proposing rules for investors in a new program that it says could have a big impact on economically depressed areas around the country. About 8,700 so-called “opportunity zones” have been set up in all 50 states to lure investors and developers […]

Fed Hawks Want to Chill Roaring US Economy

Fed Hawks Want to Chill Roaring US Economy

Fed Hawks Want to Chill Roaring US Economy Despite sharp criticism from President Donald Trump for raising interest rates, Fed policymakers remain generally united on the need to raise borrowing costs further, according to minutes from their most recent policy meeting. Every policymaker backed the Fed’s September rate increase, according to the minutes of the Sept. […]

China’s Q-3 GDP Growth Lowest Since the ‘Great Recession’

China’s Q-3 GDP Growth Lowest Since the ‘Great Recession’

China’s Q-3 GDP Growth Lowest Since the ‘Great Recession’ An official survey confirmed that manufacturers were coming under stress. At this week’s end, global investors and policy makers will likely be given a cold hard reminder of the costs of the US-China trade dispute, with a Reuters poll predicting that China’s Q-3 growth will slow […]

President Trump, “America’s Top ‘Promise Keeper'”

President Trump, “America’s Top ‘Promise Keeper

President Trump, “America’s Top ‘Promise Keeper’” US President Donald Trump has tallied almost 300 of his Administration’s achievements, and has “surpassed those of former President Reagan,” according to the Washington Examiner. The Examiner’s Paul Bedard, in his “Washington Secrets” column, writes that President Trump’s “administration has counted up 289 accomplishments in 18 categories,” culminating in Supreme […]

Germany’s Chancellor Merkel Warns US President Trump Against ‘Destroying’ UN

Germany’s Chancellor Merkel Warns US President Trump Against ‘Destroying’ UN

Germany’s Chancellor Merkel Warns US President Trump Against ‘Destroying’ UN Sunday, with a sour puss German Chancellor Angela Merkel warned US President Donald Trump against “destroying” the United Nations. “I believe that destroying something without having developed something new is extremely dangerous,” Ms. Merkel said at a regional election campaign event in Bavaria. Germany’s veteran […]

“Iran’s Government Will Be Overthrown”

“Iran’s Government Will Be Overthrown”

“Iran’s Government Will Be Overthrown” Saturday, US President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani said that US sanctions on Iran are leading to economic pain that could lead to a “successful revolution,” contrasting with administration comments that regime change in Tehran is not US policy. “I don’t know when we’re going to overthrow them,” said […]

President Trump Sees Gain From China Tariffs as Worth US Pain

President Trump Sees Gain From China Tariffs as Worth US Pain

President Trump Sees Gain From China Tariffs as Worth US Pain The Trump Administration said it needs to confront China over its trading practices to defend US long-term interests even as escalating tariffs may cause discomfort for American consumers. Inaction by the US would leave the American economy and consumers worse off over the longer […]

President Trump: “Time to Take a Stand on China After Tariff Move”

President Trump: “Time to Take a Stand on China After Tariff Move”

President Trump: “Time to Take a Stand on China After Tariff Move” US President Donald Trump hit out at China days after announcing another round of tariffs, signaling the trade dispute will not end soon. “It’s time to take a stand on China,” President Trump said in an interview late Thursday with Fox News. “We have no […]

DOJ Should Investigate Anonymous ‘Resistance’ Op-Ed Author

DOJ Should Investigate Anonymous ‘Resistance’ Op-Ed Author

DOJ Should Investigate Anonymous ‘Resistance’ Op-Ed Author US President Donald Trump said he wants AG Jeff Sessions to investigate the author of an anonymous NY-T’s op-ed claiming that Top officials in his Administration are working to thwart Presidential actions they consider misguided. “I think it is national security. I would say Jeff should be investigating […]

President Trump Announces the United States-Mexico Trade Agreement

President Trump Announces the United States-Mexico Trade Agreement

President Trump Announces the United States-Mexico Trade Agreement The Trump Administration and Mexico have reached a preliminary accord to end the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and replace it with a deal that the administration says is more favorable to the United States. US President Donald Trump, in announcing the tentative agreement Monday at […]

Trump Administration Ramps Up Denaturalization Campaign

Trump Administration Ramps Up Denaturalization Campaign

The Trump Administration Ramps Up Denaturalization Campaign Immigration officials have reviewed possible fraud in the cases of thousands of naturalized citizens in Los Angeles to revoke citizenship. The Trump Administration is ramping up denationalization, a complex process once primarily reserved for war criminals and human rights violators. A Citizenship and Immigration Services team in Los […]

US Weekly Jobless Claims Fall Unexpectedly 

US Weekly Jobless Claims Fall Unexpectedly 

US Weekly Jobless Claims Fall Unexpectedly The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits unexpectedly fell last week, suggesting that a strong economy is helping the labor market weather ongoing trade tensions between the United States along with a host of other countries. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits slipped 6,000 to a seasonally adjusted […]

The Trump Administration Pushes Chinese Officials Back to the Negotiating Table

The Trump Administration Pushes Chinese Officials Back to the Negotiating Table

The Trump Administration Pushes Chinese Officials Back to the Negotiating Table $CNY Wednesday, China cautioned the US against “blackmailing and pressuring” it over trade as The Trump Administration pushes officials back to the negotiating table through threats of even higher tariffs. President Donald Trump’s officials are considering more than 2X’ing planned tariffs on $200-B in […]

Comey & McCabe Cannot Both be ‘Telling the Truth’

Comey & McCabe Cannot Both be ‘Telling the Truth’

Comey & McCabe Cannot Both be ‘Telling the Truth’ The sacked and disgraced former FBI Director James Comey and his sacked and disgraced ex-Deputy Director, Andrew McCabe, have been contradicting each other with their versions of what occurred with the investigation into 2016 Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton, and both cannot be telling the truth. “It […]

Donald Trump Channels Ronald Reagan for NKorea Resolution

Donald Trump Channels Ronald Reagan for NKorea Resolution

Donald Trump Channels Ronald Reagan for NKorea Resolution A new analysis suggests the United States and SKorea could benefit by taking a page from The Reagan Administration’s playbook when it comes to dealing with NKorea and its threats of starting a nuclear war. Analysts Robert Carlin and Joel Wit recalled the time when former President […]

The GCC is in Tech Transformation Mode

The GCC is in Tech Transformation Mode

The GCC is in Tech Transformation Mode From less traffic congestion on roads to connected healthcare systems, smart cities are moving to revolutionize the way the region functions The GCC region has been witnessing transformation on an unprecedented scale in the last few years, with economic challenges and technological progress having a combined effect on […]

President Trump’s Market ‘Rules’ Revamp Coming Real Soon

President Trump’s Market ‘Rules’ Revamp Coming Real Soon

President Trump’s Market ‘Rules’ Revamp Coming Real Soon The Trump Administration is set to release its road map for overhauling regulation of US markets It will be an expansive list of priorities that touches on the stock, bond and derivatives trading. The Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002 and the Dodd-Frank Act of 2010 are the focus The […]

Trump Administration May Soon Demand That Israel Give Back Key Military Aid

Trump Administration May Soon Demand That Israel Give Back Key Military Aid

Trump Administration May Soon Demand That Israel Give Back Key Military Aid The US State Department wants President Trump to demand money back, sparking fight in Congress The Trump Administration is considering forcing Israel to hand back some $75-M in US military aid awarded by Congress following a contested effort by The Obama Admin to financially […]

ONE AMERICAN FAMILY

ONE AMERICAN FAMILY

ONE AMERICAN FAMILY TRUMP PENCE WEEKLY REPORT Hurricane Harvey could be deemed the costliest natural disaster in U.S. history with early estimates totaling $160-B in damage already. Last Tuesday, President Trump and the First Lady toured the affected Texas areas hit by Hurricane Harvey. The President praised the work being done across the state by government […]

Stand with President Trump, He is Fulfilling His Campaign Promises +

Stand with President Trump, He is Fulfilling His Campaign Promises +

Stand with President Trump, He is Fulfilling His Campaign Promises + President Trump is being attacked by a hostile liberal media, undermined by a Deep State full of Obama/Clinton holdovers and betrayed by some GOP “Never-Trumpers” who never will accept him as President. Our Commander-in-Chief is undaunted, and determined to do what he promised during […]

The Story of Obama’s Ransom Payment to Iran Gets Worse

The Story of Obama’s Ransom Payment to Iran Gets Worse

The Story of Obama’s Ransom Payment to Iran Gets Worse America paid Iran $1.7-B in cash, hard money that by US law were not to be released unless and until Iran paid what it owed to American victims of its terrorism. On the morning of January 17, 2016, US President Obama declared that this was […]

‘Draining the Swamp’, President Trump to Revamp State

‘Draining the Swamp’, President Trump to Revamp State

‘Draining the Swamp’, President Trump to Revamp State President Donald Trump has plans to revamp the State Department “My suspicion is that within the White House, particularly amongst the nationalist faction… that this seems to actually be a concerted effort to diminish the role of the State Department in U.S. foreign policy and hamper its […]

Pro-Trump’rs Telling Americans “What Is Really Happening”

Pro-Trump’rs Telling Americans “What Is Really Happening”

Pro-Trump’rs Telling Americans “What Is Really Happening” A grassroots group of Americans is spending millions of dollars to prove to how President Donald Trump is being unfairly hammered by the media. “We’re spending millions and millions of dollars on social media, digital media and commercials on regular TV . . . to tell the American […]

“Thank You, Mr. President” Americans are Proud and Optimistic Again

“Thank You, Mr. President” Americans are Proud and Optimistic Again

“Thank You, Mr. President” Americans are Proud and Optimistic Again The Republican National Committee (RNC) Saturday marked President Donald Trump’s 100th day in the White House “with pride and optimism for what lies ahead.” “The administration took off on a fast paced and productive note and continues its steadfast commitment to deliver on the promises […]

President Trump Not Likely to Label China a Currency Manipulator

President Trump Not Likely to Label China a Currency Manipulator

President Trump Not Likely to Label China a Currency Manipulator $BX President Donald Trump is unlikely to designate China a currency manipulator this month, breaking a campaign promise, and may “circle back” on healthcare legislation that failed in the House, one of his top economic advisers said Tuesday. The Trump administration is expected to issue […]

Mexico Is Looking for a Quick NAFTA Rewrite

Mexico Is Looking for a Quick NAFTA Rewrite

Mexico Is Looking for a Quick NAFTA Rewrite Mexico’s #1 trade negotiator said he is heartened by a retreat from more protectionist rhetoric in the US and that talks to redo the North American Free Trade Agreement may conclude as soon as January 2018. Economy Minister Ildefonso Guajardo said the January date would depend on the […]

Mexico Now Optimistic About Trump Presidency

Mexico Now Optimistic About Trump Presidency

Mexico Now Optimistic About Trump Presidency $JPM Mexico is growing more optimistic about The Trump Presidency because items he promised as a candidate have not yet come to fruition, namely, revising or cancelling the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and building a wall on the US southern border, in addition to executive order setbacks to deport illegal […]

The Trump Travel Ban is Religiously “Neutral”

The Trump Travel Ban is Religiously “Neutral”

The Trump Travel Ban is Religiously “Neutral” US President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban does not discriminate on the basis of religion and was wrongly 2nd-guessed by a federal judge in Hawaii, the Trump Administration said in court documents filed with an appeals court Friday seeking to reinstate the Presidential ban. Last month in Hawaii, […]

Susan Rice’s “Unmasking’s” was Obama’s Plot to Undermine President Trump

Susan Rice’s “Unmasking’s” was Obama’s Plot to Undermine President Trump

Susan Rice’s “Unmasking’s” was Obama’s Plot to Undermine President Trump Lawyer Sam Nunberg suggested Wednesday former National Security Adviser Susan Rice has leaked classified intelligence as part of “plot by the Obama Admin to undermine” President Donald Trump. In a TV interview President Trump’s former political adviser charged “it seems to me it’s axiomatic that […]

“Featherbedders” Complaining as President Trump Slashes EPA Budget

“Featherbedders” Complaining as President Trump Slashes EPA Budget

“Featherbedders” Complaining as President Trump Slashes EPA Budget The Trump Administration announced it will slash programs aimed at slowing climate change and improving water safety and air quality, while eliminating thousands of jobs, according to a draft of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) budget proposal. Under the plan from the Office of Management and Budget […]

US President Donald Trump Vows to “Obliterate ISIS”

US President Donald Trump Vows to “Obliterate ISIS”

US President Donald Trump Vows to “Obliterate ISIS” Former President Barack Hussein-Obama and his Administration ignored and/or embraced the reality regarding the Islamic State (ISIS). President Donald Trump on the other had recognizes the horrors inflicted by radical Islamic terrorism, and calls it like it is. Senator Ron Johnson (R-WI) Chairman of the Senate Committee on […]

“Burrowed” Hussein-Obama Holdovers in Our Government to be Purged

“Burrowed” Hussein-Obama Holdovers in Our Government to be Purged

“Burrowed” Hussein-Obama Holdovers in Our Government to be Purged Eagles Eat Snakes The House Intelligence Committee’s Chairman, Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA) accused Hussein-Obama Era officials who are “burrowed” inside the Trump Administration of illegally leaking intelligence to the media. So far 9 people have been identified. In a TV  interview Sunday, Mr. Nunes said the […]

Obama’s ‘Organizing for Action’ Out to Destroy the Trump Agenda

Obama’s ‘Organizing for Action’ Out to Destroy the Trump Agenda

Obama’s ‘Organizing for Action’ Out to Destroy the Trump Agenda “No ex-President has ever done this before, sticking around the nation’s capital to vex and undermine his successor. Of course, Obama is unlike any President the United States has ever had” Former President Barack Hussein Obama is waging war against the Trump administration through his […]

Market Analysts Believe President Trump Will Deliver on His Promises

Market Analysts Believe President Trump Will Deliver on His Promises

Market Analysts Believe President Trump Will Deliver on His Promises $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Savvy stock market watchers believe that US President Donald Trump will deliver on market-friendly policies. President Trump’s plan to reduce government regulation, if implemented, could have a strong effect on stocks, meaning that the US stock market could add another 10% or […]

Donald Trump Scaling Back Hussein-Obama’s Business Regulatory System

Donald Trump Scaling Back Hussein-Obama’s Business Regulatory System

Donald Trump Scaling Back Hussein-Obama’s Business Regulatory System $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ US President Donald Trump orders a sweeping review of the Dodd-Frank Act rules enacted in response to the Y 2008 financial crisis, signing an executive action Friday designed to significantly scale back the overburdening business regulatory system put in place in Y 2010. President […]

President Trump’s Cabinet a Visionary “Dream Team” = Business

President Trump’s Cabinet a Visionary “Dream Team” = Business

President Trump’s Cabinet a Visionary “Dream Team” = Business $DIA,$SPY, $QQQ, $VXX With our new President comes his new Cabinet; these men and women tasked to Making America Great Again. We are now 2 weeks into the Trump Administration, and it is very clear now that President has surrounded himself with a Cabinet people that get things […]

President Donald Trump Freezes Hussein-Obama’s $221-M Gift to Palestinians

President Donald Trump Freezes Hussein-Obama’s $221-M Gift to Palestinians

President Donald Trump Freezes Hussein-Obama’s $221-M Gift to Palestinians A whole lot of North Korean rocket launcher orders just got put on hold. “State Department freezes Obama’s $221-M gift to Palestinians,” World Israel News, 25 January 2017: The Trump Administration has frozen Obama’s parting gift to the the Palestinians. Former US President Barack Hussein Obama, […]

Trump Team Planning Huge Government Spending Cuts

Trump Team Planning Huge Government Spending Cuts

Trump Team Planning Huge Government Spending Cuts Donald Trump’s Administration staff is preparing to slash US government spending by $10.5-T over 10 years, and will start Friday, January 20th after his swearing in ceremony. Plans include privatizing the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (PBS)and eliminating the National Endowment for the Arts and National Endowment for the […]

The Failed Presidency of Barack Hussein Obama

The Failed Presidency of Barack Hussein Obama

The Failed Presidency of Barack Hussein Obama President Donald Trump must try to cope with his predecessor’s disastrous legacy. Like most people, I had hoped for the customary settling down after the very tumultuous and nasty election. We have been denied that, not by the candidates, who have been dignified, but by the outgoing administration. […]

Donald Trump Brings New Thinking to US Diplomacy

Donald Trump Brings New Thinking to US Diplomacy

Donald Trump Brings New Thinking to US Diplomacy By Richard Baehr, ISRAEL HAYOM In the final months of the US Presidential campaign, a popular refrain at Donald Trump rallies, 2nd only perhaps to “Lock Her Up,” was “Drain the Swamp.” The chant ostensibly referred to clearing out the bureaucratic/lobbyist control over the US federal government, […]

Barack Hussein Obama Told To ‘Put Up or Shut Up’ on Russian Hacking

Barack Hussein Obama Told To ‘Put Up or Shut Up’ on Russian Hacking

Barack Hussein Obama Told To ‘Put Up or Shut Up’ on Russian Hacking One GOP lawmaker sent a letter to President Barack Obama last week with a simple message about alleged election-meddling by the Russian government — prove it. Mike Turner, R-Ohio, and a member of the House Intelligence Committee, is demanding the administration turn […]

Donald Trump’s Win Hammers Carlos Slim By $5-1-B

Donald Trump’s Win Hammers Carlos Slim By $5-1-B

Donald Trump’s Win Hammers Carlos Slim By $5-1-B Mexico’s wealthiest person lost $5.1-B in the wake of Donald Trump’s upset victory over Democratic rival Hillary Clinton. Carlos Slim, who is 5th-richest in the world, shed 9.2% of his fortune after the Mexican Peso’s deep dive on the news. Mr. Slim led declines of $41-B on the Billionaires Index […]

President-elect Donald Trump Powers US Stocks

President-elect Donald Trump Powers US Stocks

President-elect Donald Trump Powers US Stocks $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX President-elect Donald Trump looks to be very good for the US stock market, crushing the theories of the naysayers. Asian stock markets tumbled shortly after Trump overtook Hillary Clinton in the presidential electoral vote count early Wednesday. Then signals pointed to a deep dive for […]