Chairman Kim Says Ready to Restart Talks When US-SKorea Joint Drills End President Trump Declares

Chairman Kim Says Ready to Restart Talks When US-SKorea Joint Drills End President Trump Declares

President resident Donald Trump said Saturday that Chairman Kim Jong Un told him he was ready to resume talks on NKorea’s nuclear and missile programs and would stop missile testing as soon as US-SKorea military exercises end. Trump and Kim have met twice since their first summit in Singapore last year, but little progress has […]

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

$GLD, $XAU, $SLV, $USD,$USO, $OIL, $WEAT, $CORN, $SOY FLASH: Gold Up, USD Up, Crude Oil Down, Stocks Mixed Notes: President Trump said Monday that any trade deal with China would need to be “somewhat tilted” in favor of the United States. The US government also threatened tariffs on $4-B of additional EU goods in a long-running dispute […]

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

Asia: Gold, USD, Crude Oil, Stocks & Commodities

$GLD, $XAU, $SLV, $USD,$USO, $OIL, $WEAT, $CORN, $SOY FLASH: Gold Down, USD Up, Crude Oil Up, Stocks Up Notes: The US and China agreed on Saturday to resume trade negotiations after President Trump offered concessions to his Chinese counterpart Xi when the 2 leaders met on the sidelines of the G-20 Summit in Japan. OPEC and […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

NKorea’s Missile Testing ‘Isn’t Bothering’ President Trump

NKorea’s Missile Testing ‘Isn’t Bothering’ President Trump

NKorea’s weapons testing since the last Summit between President Trump and Chairman Kim Jong Un “isn’t bothering” our President, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said Sunday. In a TV interview Ms. Sanders, who is accompanying the President in his visit to Japan this weekend, said President Trump’s “focus in all of this process is […]

President Trump Tuned Out the Noise Tweeting, “Kim will do nothing to interfere…denuclearization ‘”will happen”

President Trump Tuned Out the Noise Tweeting, “Kim will do nothing to interfere…denuclearization ‘”will happen”

Saturday, President Donald brushed off noise of a possible weapons test by NKorea, vowing that leader Kim Jong Un “will do nothing to interfere” and that a denuclearization deal with the US “will happen.” The Tweet, posted while President Trump was in route to the Trump National Golf Club in Virginia, was the President’s 1st […]

President Trump has ‘Very Good’ Relations with Chairman Kim, 3rd Summit Likely

President Trump has ‘Very Good’ Relations with Chairman Kim, 3rd Summit Likely

President Trump said relations with Chairman Kim remain “very good” and he opened the door Saturday for a 3rd Summit, hours after the NKorean leader said he’s willing to meet as long as the US offers acceptable terms for a deal by year end. “I agree with Kim Jong Un of North Korea that our […]

US Will Not Lift Economic Sanctions on NKorea Yet.

US Will Not Lift Economic Sanctions on NKorea Yet.

Thursday, President Trump said, “…not the right time to lift economic sanctions on NKorea” “At the right time I would have great support. This is not the right time,” President Trump said during an Oval Office meeting with SKorean President Moon Jae-In, after he was asked about re-opening the industrial park. President Moon has advocated […]

Third Summit Likely Between President Trump and Chairman Kim Jong Un

Third Summit Likely Between President Trump and Chairman Kim Jong Un

President Trump and NKorea Chairman Kim Jong Un likely will meet for a 3rd Summit Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Friday. President Trump and Chairman Kim left their last Summit, in Hanoi, Vietnam, with a “deeper understanding of each other,” Secretary Pompeo said in a TV interview Friday, “The positions that the two sides […]

Update: US Withdrawing Earlier NKorea-Related Sanctions

Update: US Withdrawing Earlier NKorea-Related Sanctions

President Trump Friday did not yet reverse NKorea-related sanctions on 2 Chinese shipping companies, a Trump Administration source familiar with the matter said. The source was responding to queries about a tweet sent by Trump earlier in the day that said he had ordered the withdrawal of sanctions announced by the Treasury Department, a statement […]

“We Do Not Have Any Illusions on NKorea”

“We Do Not Have Any Illusions on NKorea”

FLASH: Reports from commercial satellite images reveal that NKorea is rebuilding nuclear weapons testing site. President Trump’s NSA John Bolton knows the score, knows the mistakes of prior administrations with NKorea, is working to make real progress, and finally, the leverage is on our side right now. “The President has been very clear he is […]

President Trump’s Personal Relationship with Chairman Kim Driving Unprecedented Diplomacy

President Trump’s Personal Relationship with Chairman Kim Driving Unprecedented Diplomacy

FLASH: President Trump said he is fully committed to his personal diplomacy with Chairman Kim. US President Trump and NKorean leader Kim Jong Un meet Wednesday for their 2nd Summit, betting that their personal relationship can break a stalemate over the North’s nuclear weapons and end more than 70 years of hostility. Despite little know […]

NKorea Investment Boom: “The Steel Horse Wants to Run”

NKorea Investment Boom: “The Steel Horse Wants to Run”

At SKorea’s northernmost train station, the tracks stop abruptly ahead of the demilitarized zone that marks the NKorean border. A sign reads: “The steel horse wants to run.” That may soon become a reality as US President Trump and NKorea’s Chairman Kim Jong Un prepare for a @nd summit next week in Vietnam. The outcome […]

Once Senior NKorean Official Banished to Labor Camp for Anti-US Sentiment

Once Senior NKorean Official Banished to Labor Camp for Anti-US Sentiment

A once senior NKorean official was reportedly banished to a labor camp after Chairman Kim Jong Un accused him of “breaching doctrine” in a proposal for US-NKorean talks. Han Song Ryol, once the North Korean vice foreign minister, was sent to a “re-education camp” after he was removed from his position last year, a SKorean […]

US Ready to ‘Engage Immediately’ with NKorea

US Ready to ‘Engage Immediately’ with NKorea

US Ready to ‘Engage Immediately’ with NKorea US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says he has invited NKorea’s foreign minister to meet with him next week to continue discussions on efforts to get the North to abandon its nuclear weapons. He also says The Trump Administration had invited NKorean officials to meet in Austria with […]

NKorea’s 70th Anni Parade “a big and very positive statement”

NKorea’s 70th Anni Parade “a big and very positive statement”

NKorea’s 70th Anni Parade “a big and very positive statement” Sunday, US President Donald Trump saluted NKorean leader Kim Jong Un Sunday for holding a massive military parade “without the customary display of nuclear missiles” to celebrate his country’s 70th Anniversary. “This is a big and very positive statement from NKorea. Thank you To Chairman […]

President Trump Thanked President Kim from the White House “keeping his word”

President Trump Thanked President Kim from the White House “keeping his word”

President Trump Thanked President Kim from the White House “keeping his word” President Donald Trump during his speech on the economy Friday also thanked NKorean leader Kim Jong Un for “fulfilling a promise” to return remains of missing US soldiers from the Korean War. Kim promised to return the remains at the Summit with President […]

Secretary of State Pompeo, “I slept fine”, his NKorean Counterparty Not so well

Secretary of State Pompeo, “I slept fine”, his NKorean Counterparty Not so well

Secretary of State Pompeo, “I slept fine”, his NKorean Counterparty Not So Well NKorea accused Washington of pressuring the country into abandoning its nukes. Secretary of State Pompeo wrapped up 2days of talks with senior NKorean officials without meeting NKoresn leader Kim Jong Un, but with commitments for new discussions on denuclearization and the repatriation […]

The Majority of Americans Approve of President Trump’s NKorea Effort

The Majority of Americans Approve of President Trump’s NKorea Effort

The Majority of Americans Approve of President Trump’s NKorea Effort The majority of Americans now approve of President Donald Trump’s handling of US relations with NKorea, a change that comes after his historic Summit with that country’s leader, Kim Jong Un. A new poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research released Thursday […]

President Trump ‘Suspended Indefinitely’ Major US Military Exercises with SKorea

President Trump ‘Suspended Indefinitely’ Major US Military Exercises with SKorea

President Trump ‘Suspended Indefinitely’ Major US Military Exercises with SKorea As of Thursday, the US military has indefinitely postponed major joint exercises with SKorea acting on US President Donald Trump’s pledge to halt the “provocative” military drills following his summit with NKorea’s Chairman Kim Jong Un. The move, a significant break in how the US and […]

US Expects ‘Major’ NKorea Disarmament by 2020

US Expects ‘Major’ NKorea Disarmament by 2020

US Expects ‘Major’ NKorea Disarmament by 2020 The United States hopes to achieve “major disarmament” by NKorea within the next 2½ years, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Wednesday, a day after President Donald Trump met NKorean leader Kim Jong Un for a historic Summit. President Trump and Chairman Kim met in Singapore Tuesday […]

‘A Story of Opportunity for North Korea’

‘A Story of Opportunity for North Korea’

‘A Story of Opportunity for North Korea’ A Destiny Pictures Production There is just 1 credit at the beginning of the movie President Donald Trump had made for NKorea’s Chairman Kim Jong Un: “A Destiny Pictures Production.” “Seven billion people inhabit planet Earth,” the narrator says. “Of those alive today, only a small number will […]

NKorea Summit, Historic Trump-Kim Meeting + the Video 

NKorea Summit, Historic Trump-Kim Meeting + the Video 

NKorea Summit, the Historic Trump-Kim Meeting + the Video President Donald Trump and Chairman Kim Jong Un met in Singapore Tuesday in a historic Summit that marks the 1st time leaders from the United States and NKorea have come together in person. The 2 leaders “got along from the beginning,” President Trump told Sean Hannity in […]

President Trump and Chairman Kim ‘inked’ Agreement for Prosperity and Peace

President Trump and Chairman Kim ‘inked’ Agreement for Prosperity and Peace

President Trump and Chairman Kim ‘inked’ Agreement for Prosperity and Peace US President Donald Trump said a historic Summit with NKorea’s Chairman Kim Jong Un Tuesday in Singapore went “better than anybody could have expected”, and they signed a document following talks on ways to end a nuclear standoff on the Korean Peninsula. The Summit […]

President Trump Forecasts a “nice” Outcome for the Summit

President Trump Forecasts a “nice” Outcome for the Summit

President Trump Forecasts a “nice” Outcome for the Summit US President Donald Trump announced late last night that he will be leaving Singapore early because the nuclear negotiations have moved “more quickly than expected.” President Trump spoke briefly, forecasting a “nice” outcome for the Summit during a meeting with Singapore’s PM. “The discussions between the […]

President Trump’s ‘Clear Objective’ Peace

President Trump’s ‘Clear Objective’ Peace

President Trump’s ‘Clear Objective’ Peace “1-Time Shot” for Chairman Kim Saturday afternoon, US President Donald Trump said he has “a clear objective” for his upcoming nuclear Summit with NKorea’s Kim Jong Un. He described the meeting scheduled Tuesday in Singapore as a “1-time shot” for Chairman Kim, and President Trump said he was about to […]

President Trump, “I do not need Chuck Schumer’s advise on North Korea”

President Trump, “I do not need Chuck Schumer’s advise on North Korea”

President Trump, “I do not need Chuck Schumer’s advise on North Korea” US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says, President Trump is fully prepared for the meeting. Friday, US President Donald Trump hammered Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) through a Tweet, saying his administration doesn’t “need his advice” when it comes to negotiating with […]

President Trump, “The Summit is back on”

President Trump, “The Summit is back on”

President Trump, “The Summit is back on” President Donald Trump said Friday that his Summit with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un is back on for next month in Singapore, telling reporters that “the relationships are building — and that’s very positive.” “We’ll be meeting on June 12 in Singapore,” President Trump said outside the […]

NKorea’s Economic Potential is Huge, Peace Looms

NKorea’s Economic Potential is Huge, Peace Looms

NKorea’s Economic Potential is Huge, Peace Looms Virgin Natural Resources: Crude Oil, Nat Gas Exploration and Minerals Mining to Open Up Sunday, US President Donald Trump said that he truly believes North Korea has “brilliant potential and will be a great economic and financial Nation one day” just as the historic Summit with NKorean leader […]

Korean Leaders Met, Peace Summit Looms

Korean Leaders Met, Peace Summit Looms

Korean Leaders Met, Peace Summit Looms Sunday, NKorean leader Kim Jong Un reaffirmed his commitment to “complete” denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula and to a planned meeting with US President Donald Trump, SKorean President Moon Jae-in said. President Moon and Chairman Kim agreed at a 2nd meeting Saturday that a possible NKorea-US Summit, currently planned […]

Hang on, Now NKorea Says It Still Wants to Meet US for Peace

Hang on, Now NKorea Says It Still Wants to Meet US for Peace

Hang on, Now NKorea Says It Still Wants to Meet US for Peace The Diplomatic high-stakes ‘Art of the Deal’ is playing out in public Early Thursday, US President Donald Trump abruptly canceled his Summit with NKorea’s Kim Jong Un blaming “tremendous anger and open hostility” by Pyongyang and abandoning for now a meeting that […]

President Trump Cancelled NKorea Summit, Door Left Open

President Trump Cancelled NKorea Summit, Door Left Open

President Trump Cancelled NKorea Summit, Door Left Open President Donald Trump has canceled his planned summit with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un, citing the “tremendous anger and open hostility” in recent statements from Pyongyang. The White House used Twitter to announce Trump’s decision to call off the 12 June meeting, releasing his letter to Kim. The […]

The Trump Effect: NKorea Begins to Dismantle Nuclear Test Sites

The Trump Effect: NKorea Begins to Dismantle Nuclear Test Sites

The Trump Effect: NKorea Begins to Dismantle Nuclear Test Sites NKorea has scheduled the dismantlement of its nuclear test site for sometime between 23-25 May depending on weather conditions, in order to uphold its pledge to discontinue nuclear tests, the country’s state media reported Saturday. The official Korean Central New Agency said dismantlement of the […]

President Trump, “The main thing, I want to get is peace.”

President Trump, “The main thing, I want to get is peace.”

President Trump, “The main thing, I want to get is peace.” Monday, SKorea’s President Moon said that US President Trump should receive the Nobel for trying to end the War with Pyongyang. Tuesday in the Oval Office President Donald Trump said that SKorean President Moon Jae-in was “very nice” to say he deserved the Nobel […]

NKorea’s Economy is the Focus Now

NKorea’s Economy is the Focus Now

NKorea’s Economy is the Focus Now President Kim shifts to Economy, ditches Nuclear testing President Kim Jong Un’s suspension of NKorean nuclear tests has economic focus. Kim’s statement at a ruling party meeting Friday includes a pledge to seek a “favorable” international environment for economic development so that he can put the economy “on an […]

President Trump’s ‘Maximum Pressure’ Unnerved NKorea’s Leader

President Trump’s ‘Maximum Pressure’ Unnerved NKorea’s Leader

President Trump’s ‘Maximum Pressure’ Unnerved NKorea’s Leader President Trump’s campaign of “maximum pressure’ put on NKorea caused its President Kim Jong Un to step back and away from its nuclear and missile testing activities, White House Director of Strategic Communications Mercedes Schlapp said Saturday. “It clearly shows President Trump’s vision in focusing on denuclearizing North Korea, […]

NKorea’s Leader says, “Will Suspend Nuclear and Missile Testing”

NKorea’s Leader says, “Will Suspend Nuclear and Missile Testing”

NKorea’s Leader says, “Will Suspend Nuclear and Missile Testing” North Korea’s leader Kim Jong Un declared that Pyongyang will carry out no more nuclear or intercontinental ballistic missile tests and will shut down its atomic test site, the state media reported early Saturday. “From April 21, North Korea will stop nuclear tests and launches of […]

North and South Korea to Announce the End of War

North and South Korea to Announce the End of War

North and South Korea to Announce the End of War US President Trump’s influence in this peace making is paramount South and North Korea have discussed plans to announce an official end to the ‘war’ between the 2 countries. At next week’s Summit between SKorea President Moon Jae-in and NKorea leader Kim Jong Un, the […]

Talks Underway in Secret to Prepare for Coming US-NKorea Summit

Talks Underway in Secret to Prepare for Coming US-NKorea Summit

Talks Underway in Secret to Prepare for Coming US-NKorea Summit The US and NKorea are engaged in secret and direct talks to prepare for a summit between President Donald Trump and NKorean leader Kim Jong Un. Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) Director Mike Pompeo, who President Trump has tapped to be his  Secretary of the State, […]

North and South Korea Hold Historic Talks

North and South Korea Hold Historic Talks

North and South Korea Hold Historic Talks North and South Korea held historic talks at their border Tuesday to discuss how to cooperate in next month’s Winter Olympics in the South and improve their long-strained ties. Senior SKorean officials left Seoul early in the morning for the meeting in the Demilitarized Zone that divides the […]

US Government in Direct talks with NKorea

US Government in Direct talks with NKorea

US Government in Direct talks with NKorea The US government is communicating directly with NKorea to see whether it’s willing to negotiate over its nuclear program, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said, the most explicit public acknowledgment yet of direct contact between the countries over the issue. “We can talk to them, we do talk […]

Investors Not Overly Concerned About NKorea’s Terror “Antics”

Investors Not Overly Concerned About NKorea’s Terror “Antics”

Investors Not Overly Concerned About NKorea’s Terror “Antics” $JPM JPMorgan (NYSE:JPM) CEO Jamie Dimon said NKorea a ‘terrible threat’ but markets should not expect a bad outcome. Mr. Dimon explained it would be a mistake for investors to rush to rash decisions on concerns of a nuclear war. “I think there’s a higher chance of […]

SKorea’s US Navy Seal Team Six Trained Kill Unit Instills Fear in NKorea’s Leader

SKorea’s US Navy Seal Team Six Trained Kill Unit Instills Fear in NKorea’s Leader

SKorea’s US Navy Seal Team Six Trained Kill Unit Instills Fear in NKorea’s Leader South Korea has assembled a “decapitation unit” in its military in a threat to NKorean leader Kim Jung Un and his Top aides as they escalate a nuclear missile program. SKorean defense minister, Song Young-moo, told lawmakers a Special Forces Brigade […]

China Issues Order to Implement UN Sanctions on NKorea

China Issues Order to Implement UN Sanctions on NKorea

China Issues Order to Implement UN Sanctions on NKorea …financial markets soar $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX China’s Commerce Ministry issued a ban effective from Tuesday on several imports from NKorea, including coal, iron ore, lead concentrates and ore, lead and seafood, a move that is in line with UN sanctions announced this month. Beijing issued […]