OPEC and Allies Agree to Extend Cut Production Cut Thru July

OPEC and Allies Agree to Extend Cut Production Cut Thru July

$OIL $USO OPEC and allied nations to extend cut production of 9.7-M BPD through end of July to boost prices. Ministers of the cartel and outside nations like Russia met via video conference to adopt the measure, aimed at cutting out the excess production depressing prices as global aviation remains largely grounded due to the […]

2020 2-H Crude Oil Recovery to Boost Oil Stocks + HeffX Oil Report

2020 2-H Crude Oil Recovery to Boost Oil Stocks + HeffX Oil Report

$USO $OIL $XLE $CVX $COP $EOG $MPC This year the markets have seen the waterfall effects of the C-19 coronavirus and a battle over Crude Oil dominance between Russia and Saudi Arabia over production that helped to slash benchmark pricing for WTI and Brent Crude Oil by more than 70% several days ago. The energy […]

President Trump Announces OPEC+ Agree to Nearly 10-M BPD Cut

President Trump Announces OPEC+ Agree to Nearly 10-M BPD Cut

Sunday, President Trump lauded a deal among the world’s Top Crude Oil producers to cut global petroleum output, saying it will save jobs in the US energy industry. “This will save hundreds of thousands of energy jobs in the United States,” President Trump said, adding that he thanked and congratulated Russian President Vladimir Putin and […]

Gold’s Rally Tightens the Physical Market

Gold’s Rally Tightens the Physical Market

$XAU $GLD $XAG $SLV $PLAT $USD $JPY $MTA Gold prices spiked up Monday, extending a 3-session rally Monday gold futures for delivery on the COMEX exchange were up nearly 3% or +47.60 at 1693.30 just shy of the intra-day high at 1695.90. That was the highest mark in 2 wks, in a rally driven by […]

Market Commentators Turning Bullish, the Futures are Open Reflecting this Optimism

Market Commentators Turning Bullish, the Futures are Open Reflecting this Optimism

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX $MS $EV Commentators from Morgan Stanley (NYSE:MS) to Eaton Vance (NYSE:EV) are encouraged by a combination of unprecedented government and central bank stimulus efforts, declining volatility and the Key: Signs that the coronavirus pandemic is peaking in parts of Europe. “There is light at the end of the tunnel but it’s still […]

Tariffs on Oil Imports to Protect US Energy Workers, President Trump says, “I couldn’t care less about OPEC”

Tariffs on Oil Imports to Protect US Energy Workers, President Trump says, “I couldn’t care less about OPEC”

$USO Saturday, President Trump said he would impose tariffs on crude imports if he has to “protect” US energy workers from the Crude Oil price dive that has been exacerbated by a war between Russia and Saudi Arabia over market share. “If I have to do tariffs on oil coming from outside or if I […]

Crude Oil Responds to President Trump’s Efforts to Stabilize the World Market

Crude Oil Responds to President Trump’s Efforts to Stabilize the World Market

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $USO $OIL $VXX Friday afternoon, President Trump met with Big Oil company executives at the White House to discuss this Oil price decline threatening their businesses, brought on by the coronavirus outbreak and a Saudi-Russia price war. “We will work this out and we will get our energy business back,” President Trump […]

Gold is the ‘Go To’ Asset in Times of Crisis

Gold is the ‘Go To’ Asset in Times of Crisis

$XAU $GLD Gold Dealers Report Big Shortages of Bars and Coins Most in Demand, as People Want to Buy Gold. Gold is seeking a steady mark for its next move North, as President Trump’s warning of a “very painful” time for the United States from the coronavirus and a fresh selloff on Wall Street sent […]

Understanding the Impact of the Crude Oil Price War on the Middle East

Understanding the Impact of the Crude Oil Price War on the Middle East

$OIL $USO $USG $USD Here is closer look at the ripple effects of plunging oil prices and a weak demand for the commodity, as well as predictions on how the industry will cope in the near- to long-term The Crude Oil markets have suffered from the 2X shock of the viral pandemic and politics, and […]

The Message from Goldman Sacks on the Impact of this Election Year Virus

The Message from Goldman Sacks on the Impact of this Election Year Virus

$GS $SPY $OIL $USO The Goldman Sachs investor call Sunday. The Key economic take aways are: 50% of Americans will contract the virus (150-M people) as it is very communicable.  This is on a par with Rhinovirus aka the common cold, of which there are about 200 strains and which the majority of Americans will […]

US Stock Bulls Up and Running

US Stock Bulls Up and Running

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $VXX Tuesday, Wall Street’s Bulls came back to life rising from the edge of Bear market confirmation as bargain-hunters and notions of government stimulus calmed investors’ fears surrounding the coronavirus and prospects of a recession. All 3 major US stock market indexes spiked nearly 5% the day after they suffered their […]

Global Markets and Commodities

Global Markets and Commodities

$GLD $XAU $OIL $USO $USD $MSCI Crude Oil and global equity markets bounced back after the Monday’s losses as the world’s biggest economies moved to cushion the impact of the coronavirus, but stock gains in Europe failed to hold as investors are still cautious. The price of Brent Crude Oil climbed 10% on hopes a […]

The Collapse in Crude Oil Prices Adds to the Market’s Uncertainty, Equities Dive in Concert

The Collapse in Crude Oil Prices Adds to the Market’s Uncertainty, Equities Dive in Concert

$DIA $SPY $QQQ $RUTX $USO $VXX WTI Crude Oil settled off 10.23 (-24.8%) to 31.09 bbl for its worst decliner since Y 1991. The last time Crude Oil traded at this mark was in Y 2016. Last Tuesday, the world’s Top financial officials pledged to use “all appropriate policy tools” to protect their economies from […]

Crude Oil Prices Have Collapsed, More Southside Ahead

Crude Oil Prices Have Collapsed, More Southside Ahead

$OIL $USO $GLD $SPY $XAU $JPY Crude Oil markets tumbled more than 30% after the disintegration of the OPEC+ alliance triggered an all-out price-war between Saudi Arabia and Russia. Brent Crude Oil futures suffered the 2nd-largest drop on record in the opening secs of trading in Asia, behind only the dive during the Gulf War […]

ETFs the Key Driver for Gold’s Gains Over the Last Year

ETFs the Key Driver for Gold’s Gains Over the Last Year

$GLD $IAU $XAU Gold ETFs are the go-to choice to easily and quickly gain exposure to the precious Yellow metal. According to DataTrek research, ETF investors have been a Key driver of the 18.4% full-year gainer in gold prices, even as global demand for the precious Yellow metal dipped 1%. The data suggested that the […]

Philippines’ President Duterte says President Trump Deserves to be Re-elected

Philippines’ President Duterte says President Trump Deserves to be Re-elected

Saturday, Philippine President Duterte said that President Trump deserved to be re-elected, praising the US President’s reaction to his decision to end a Y 1951 military agreement with the United States. President Trump said Wednesday he did not mind Duterte’s decision to end the Visiting Forces Agreement (VFA). Defense Secretary, Mark Esper, called the move […]

Gold’s Price History

Gold’s Price History

$XAU, $GLD, $USD, $XAG, $SLV The following is a deep dive into past Gold’s Price History by James Anderson who begins with a gold price chart covering more than the last 700 years. Leading into the USD price of gold since the 1776 founding of the United States of America (USA) through the post-1971 fully fiat […]

President Trump, “The ISIS Leader Died ‘Whimpering, Crying and Screaming'” (Video)

President Trump, “The ISIS Leader Died ‘Whimpering, Crying and Screaming

Sunday, President Trump announced that ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi died during an overnight raid led by US military forces in Syria, a major victory. President Trump said the world’s most wanted terrorist died “whimpering and crying and screaming.” No US personnel were lost in the operation, however “many” of al-Baghdadi’s fighters or companions were […]

Russia’s Huge Gold Hoard Protects Its Economy

Russia’s Huge Gold Hoard Protects Its Economy

$XAU, $OIL, $USD A Russia official reportedly has declared that Moscow can thrive despite falling Crude Oil prices because of its massive gold holdings and the government’s efforts to reduce reliance on energy resources, Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov said that while Moscow is satisfied with the current price of Crude Oil, possible market turmoil will […]

People are Asking: “Why are Russian & Chinese Central Banks Buying Gold?”

People are Asking: “Why are Russian & Chinese Central Banks Buying Gold?”

$XAU, $GLD, $USD, $EUR Russia’s central bank gold reserves are now valued at more than $100-B Emerging markets have been adding gold holdings regardless the prices are near their highest marks in more than 6 years, as countries such as Russia and China diversify their Fx reserves, this is a trend that is likely to […]

Russia and China Buying Gold, Driving the Rally

Russia and China Buying Gold, Driving the Rally

$XAU, $GLD $USD Russia and China are stockpiling gold, helping to drive the precious Yellow metal to its highest marks in more than 6 years. The People’s Bank of China has added about 100 tonnes of gold to its reserves since December. Russia has bought 106 tonnes bullion so far this year. “They can read the […]

India offers billions in credit & investments for Russia’s Far East development

India offers billions in credit & investments for Russia’s Far East development

In an unprecedented move, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced his country will provide a US$1 billion loan for the development of Russia’s Far Eastern territories. The announcement marks the first time New Delhi has offered a line of credit to any specific region of any country. “In order to continue and help develop the […]

Alrosa’s ‘The Spirit Of The Rose’ 14.83-Carat Purple-Pink Diamond to Auction

Alrosa’s ‘The Spirit Of The Rose’ 14.83-Carat Purple-Pink Diamond to Auction

$ALRS.ME This gem is the real thing, an ultra-rare purple-pink diamond weighing 14.83 carats. The Spirit of the Rose is going up for sale later this year by Russian diamond mining company, Alrosa (ALRS.ME) The magnificent oval-shaped diamond was cut from a pink rough almost 2X its size in original format. The Gemological Institute of […]

Azerbaijan Becomes Popular Among Russians and Indians

Azerbaijan Becomes Popular Among Russians and Indians

Due to the increasing interest of Russian and Indian tourists in Azerbaijan in recent years, Azerbaijan Tourism Board will strengthen ties with travel agencies operating in these two countries. Tourism Board will hold a series of events in several Russian and Indian cities this year. Azerbaijan’s tourism potential will be presented in the Russian cities […]

Russia Sends Humanoid Robot Into Space

Russia Sends Humanoid Robot Into Space

Cool and calm as one of the original Russian cosmonauts, FEDOR the robot said, “Everything is normal,” on his Twitter account, after he blasted off on a two-week mission to support the International Space Station crew and test his skills. You might say, he has The Right Stuff — even though he’s largely metal, wires […]

Putin and Marcon To Seek Common Goals

Putin and Marcon To Seek Common Goals

Russian President Vladimir Putin has called on Europe to seek common goals, “which look unachievable today but may become inevitable tomorrow,” Trend reports citing TASS. “As far as the outlook for creating a common Europe from Lisbon to Vladivostok is concerned, it is not our idea. General de Gaulle voiced it a while ago. He […]

Russia and Serbia To Keep Peace In Nuclear Use

Russia and Serbia To Keep Peace In Nuclear Use

During the recent visit of the Russian President Vladimir Putin to the Republic of Serbia, an inter-governmental agreement was signed for use of nuclear energy in peaceful purposes. The agreement creates a legal foundation for the practical implementation of joint projects in peaceful use of nuclear energy. Alexey Likhachev, Director General of Russia’s state atomic […]

Angela Merkel Extremely Quiet on the Highly Charged Iran Nuclear Issues

Angela Merkel Extremely Quiet on the Highly Charged Iran Nuclear Issues

When the US government formally asked NATO partner Germany to join in freedom-of-navigation patrols in the Strait of Hormuz, where Iranian gunboats have seized other nations’ ships, detonated mines, and flouted international law, it did so with an inducement. Tamara Sternberg-Greller, the spokesman for the US embassy in Berlin, remarked: “Members of the German government […]

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 […]

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 […]

President Trump Urged to “Go All the Way in Waging China Trade War”

President Trump Urged to “Go All the Way in Waging China Trade War”

President Trump should intensify his trade battle with China by barring Chinese businesses from US capital markets and technology, his former White House chief strategist, Steve Bannon, said. ‘He has to go all the way; it’s not a trade war, it’s an economic war they’ve been running against the West,’ Mr. Bannon said in an […]

“I Think Spying Did Occur on 2016 Trump Campaign”

“I Think Spying Did Occur on 2016 Trump Campaign”

FLASH: Wednesday, USAG William Barr said that he believes “spying did occur” on Donald Trump’s Presidential campaign, suggesting the origins of the Russia investigation may have been mishandled and aligning himself with the President on the matter. AG Barr, appearing before a Senate panel, did not say what “spying” had taken place. He later said […]

Venezuelans Take to the Streets, Power Struggle Grows

Venezuelans Take to the Streets, Power Struggle Grows

Saturday, rival political factions took to the streets across Venezuela in the mounting struggle for control of the crisis-wracked nation, where US backed opposition leader Juan Guaidó, 35 anni, is attempting to oust socialist President Nicólas Maduro. It was the 1st march Mr. Guaidó has led since Maduro loyalists stripped him of legal protections he’s […]

President Trump, “Investigate How Fraudulent Mueller Probe Was Started”

President Trump, “Investigate How Fraudulent Mueller Probe Was Started”

FLASH: Sunday, President Donald Trump called for an investigation into how Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s “fraudulent” probe started. “Everybody is asking how the phony and fraudulent investigation of the No Collusion, No Obstruction Trump Campaign began,” President Trump Tweeted. “We need to know for future generations to understand. This Hoax should never be allowed to […]

Mueller Report: “No Collusion”, MSM in Flames

Mueller Report: “No Collusion”, MSM in Flames

Sunday, USAG Bill Barr released a summary of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report on alleged collusion between the 2016 Trump presidential campaign and the Russian government. The long and the short of it: there was none. Here’s the full text of Barr’s letter (via Legal Insurrection). At the Bottom line: “The Special Counsel’s investigation did not find that […]

Mueller Report Done and Delivered to USAG Barr

Mueller Report Done and Delivered to USAG Barr

FLASH: Special Counsel Robert Mueller has handed in his report on on the investigation into Russia’s role in the 2016 Presidential election and any potential wrongdoing by President Trump. No further incitements coming. SC Mueller submitted the report to US Attorney General William Barr, the Top US law enforcement official. The report was not immediately […]

President Trump, “Let the People see Mueller’s Russia Probe Report

President Trump, “Let the People see Mueller’s Russia Probe Report

President Trump said Wednesday he does not mind if the public is allowed to see the report that Special Counsel Robert Mueller is preparing about his investigation of Russian meddling in the 2016 Presidential Election and any possible links to the Trump campaign. “Let it come out,” President Trump told reporters at the White House […]

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 […]

Europe Needs Diversity from Russian Energy Supplies

Europe Needs Diversity from Russian Energy Supplies

Europe Needs Diversity from Russian Energy Supplies $UNG Europe needs to diversify its energy supplies to cut its dependency on Russia, US Energy Secretary Rick Perry said Tuesday. Secretary Perry, on a visit to Hungary, said that Russia needs to be prevented from using “energy as a coercive weapon,” like when it sometimes temporarily cuts […]

Freedom Caucus Demands Rosenstein Resign ‘Immediately’

Freedom Caucus Demands Rosenstein Resign ‘Immediately’

House Freedom Caucus Demands Rosenstein Resign ‘Immediately’ The US House of Representatives Freedom Caucus head Rep. Mark Meadows (R-NC) Thursday called for Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein to resign “immediately.” The demand reflects an escalating dissatisfaction with the Department of Justice’s #2 official, both for his lack of “candor” and failure, so far, to appear before […]

F1: Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Sebastian Finished 3rd, Kimi 4th at Sochi

F1: Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Sebastian Finished 3rd, Kimi 4th at Sochi

F1: Ferrari’s (NYSE:RACE) Sebastian Finished 3rd, Kimi 4th at Sochi $RACE Lewis Hamilton beats Valtteri Bottas and Sebastian Vettel Seb: “Today the feeling with the car was very good and I was able to push, but I just wasn’t as fast as the others. Obviously, today it was better than yesterday in terms of pace, […]

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Team Spirit Boosting Seb Vettel’s Spirit

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Team Spirit Boosting Seb Vettel’s Spirit

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Team Spirit Boosting Seb Vettel’s Spirit $RACE When Sebastian Vettel left Silverstone in July, winner’s trophy packed in his suitcase, he was eight points ahead of title rival Lewis Hamilton. Since then, though, he’s had just 1 victory to Hamilton’s 4, and now trails the MercedesAMG driver by 40 points. But Mr. […]

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Makes Aggressive Tire Selection for Japan GP + Russia GP

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Makes Aggressive Tire Selection for Japan GP + Russia GP

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Makes Aggressive Tire Selection for Japan GP + Russia GP $RACE Pirelli arrives at the Suzuka circuit with these tires on offer: supersoft, soft and medium. Ferrari keeps true to form going with an aggressive tyire selection for the upcoming Japanese Grand Prix. Sebastian Vettel and Kimi Raikkonen both chose 10 sets of the red […]

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 […]

President Trump, “Will expose really bad things at the FBI”

President Trump, “Will expose really bad things at the FBI”

President Trump, “Will expose really bad things at the FBI” US President Donald Trump wants to declassify secret documents in the Russia investigation, an extraordinary move he says will ensure that “really bad things” at the FBI are exposed. His decision may expose sensitive sources and methods and brush up against privacy law protections, experts […]

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 […]

Americans Reject Idea That President Trump Acted Illegally With Russia

Americans Reject Idea That President Trump Acted Illegally With Russia

Americans Reject Idea That President Trump Acted Illegally With Russia The Top editor at Gallup polling says Americans have now largely “dismissed” the idea that President Donald Trump criminally colluded with Russia in the 2016 election. In an interview Tuesday, Gallup editor-in-chief Frank Newport explained Americans see a difference between criminality and doing something wrong. […]

President Putin Talks ‘Tough’ to German Chancellor

President Putin Talks ‘Tough’ to German Chancellor

President Putin Talks ‘Tough’ to German Chancellor Russia’s President Vladimir Putin and German Chancellor Angela Merkel discussed the conflicts in Ukraine and Syria, as well as Iran and a nat gas pipeline project during tough talks outside Berlin that ended with no clear-cut progress. Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters no agreements were reached, but […]

Has Trump Created a Monster

Has Trump Created a Monster

Has Trump Created a Monster The trade battle started by the USA has had a not-so-unexpected consequence, China and Russia have been had at work building international allies to fight the US sanctions. New trade deals have been done at an alarming rate across the world, Americas inaction in South America and Africa have left […]

Putin Makes his Play for North Korea as America Drags Feet

Putin Makes his Play for North Korea as America Drags Feet

Russian President Vladimir Putin has expressed hope for a summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un at an early date, Pyongyang’s state media said Wednesday. The message was delivered to the North’s leader as Putin congratulated North Korea on the 73rd anniversary of Korea’s liberation from Japan’s 1910-45 colonial rule, according to the Korean Central […]

Russia Thrives in Hostile Environment

Russia’s economy saw year-on-year growth of 1.8 percent in the second quarter benefitting from rising oil prices and despite increasingly harsh US sanctions, the national statistic agency Rosstat said. Russia’s economy expanded by 1.3 percent in the first quarter of the year compared to the same period of 2017, after two years of recession in […]

Russia Warns USA on Sanctions

Russia warned Friday that if the US followed through with threats to impose further harsh economic sanctions it would be seen as a “declaration of economic war”. The warning by Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev came after Washington unveiled a raft of new sanctions against Russia over its alleged use of the Novichok nerve agent against […]

Iran Deal was Fatally Flawed, the Reinstatement of Sanctions is in Order 

Iran Deal was Fatally Flawed, the Reinstatement of Sanctions is in Order 

Iran Deal was Fatally Flawed, the Reinstatement of Sanctions is in Order The United States should never have entered into the international nuclear deal with Iran, and President Donald Trump is right to choose a stronger stance against the country’s regime, Representative Lee Zeldin (R-NY) said Tuesday. “I think it is outstanding,” the New York Republican […]

Russia’s Alrosa Sells The Dynasty Diamonds

Russia’s Alrosa Sells The Dynasty Diamonds

Russia’s Alrosa Sells The Dynasty Diamonds Russian giant Alrosa (MCX:ALRS) announced the selling of the most important diamond in its Dynasty collection, a 51.38-carat round stone, D color (colorless), with VVS1 clarity and no inclusions. The company said that The Dynasty Diamond “is the purest of all large diamonds throughout the Russian jewelry history” and […]

North Korea Aims for Economic Recovery

North Korea Aims for Economic Recovery

North Korea’s media on Sunday reported leader Kim Jong-un’s aggressive on-site inspections of key sites for economic reconstruction amid lackluster progress in denuclearization talks with the United States. The Rodong Sinmun, the daily of the North’s ruling Workers’ Party, said that since late June, Kim has traveled to some 20 sites in North Pyongan Province, […]

Russia Sells US Treasuries, Buys Gold

Russia Sells US Treasuries, Buys Gold

Russia Sells US Treasuries, Buys Gold $GLD Russia is buying Gold, and selling its US Treasuries to avoid “political blackmail,” according to a precious metals market analyst. “This is also a kind of political declaration, stating that countries which have too many dollars can become the object of political blackmail,” the expert, Munich-based Dimitri Speck […]

Expect Lower Oil Prices

Expect Lower Oil Prices

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) on Wednesday reported a large build in crude oil inventories and a production decline in the week ending July 27. According to the Weekly Petroleum Status Report, U.S. commercial crude oil inventories, excluding those in the Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR), increased by 3.8 million barrels last week. The market’s […]

US Sanctions on Russia to Stay in Place

US Sanctions on Russia to Stay in Place

US Sanctions on Russia to Stay in Place US sanctions on Russia will remain in place and unchanged for now, President Donald Trump said Monday, even after the Republican leader’s Summit with Vladimir Putin 2 weeks ago in Helsinki. “Sanctions on Russia will remain as is,” President Trump told reporters at the White House during […]

US Debt: The Buyers and The Sellers

US Debt: The Buyers and The Sellers

The persistently soaring US debt is now well over $21 trillion. While most media focus on foreign holders of US Treasuries, they make up less than 30 percent of the total. RT breaks down who holds the rest. Russia recently dropped out of the top-10 holders of US Treasuries, with its holdings falling from $96.1 […]

Has the Deep State Launched World War 3

Has the Deep State Launched World War 3

Has the Deep State Launched World War 3 US special forces have already deployed to 133 nations in the first half of 2018, signaling a sharp increase in the Pentagon’s shadowy operations when compared to previous years, according to a new report. America’s Special Operations forces (SOF) are stationed all around the world, where they […]

Michael McFaul Clinton Obama Bag Man

Michael McFaul Clinton Obama Bag Man

Michael McFaul is The Next Clinton Obama Scandal the Media Will Hide Russian prosecutors have named the former US ambassador in Moscow as a person of interest in an investigation – and Michael McFaul appears to be quite unnerved. He seems to think Russian President Vladimir Putin is after him. The evidence seems to point […]

Hillary Clinton Linked to $1.5b Money Laundering Scheme

Hillary Clinton Linked to $1.5b Money Laundering Scheme

Hillary Clinton Linked to $1.5b Money Laundering Scheme Putin has evidence of some $400 million in illegally earned profits was funneled to the Clinton campaign by associates of American-born British financier Bill Browder Russia’s prosecutor general will demand interviews with American congressmen, security services staff, and other high-profile individuals as it seeks to involve the […]

Russia Hack: Why is Clinton not in Prison

Russia Hack: Why is Clinton not in Prison

CNN the mouthpiece of America’s Deep State is working overtime to distract the public from what was uncovered by whomever hacked DNC emails. Crimes, big obvious indefensible crimes committed by Hillary and her cohorts including CNN staff. By Kelly Riddell, WASHINGTON TIMES The ongoing WikiLeaks dump of Hillary Clinton’s campaign chairman John Podesta’s emails has […]

CNN Trys to Create Anti-Russian Sentiment

CNN Trys to Create Anti-Russian Sentiment

CNN have blasted President Donald Trump for not properly confronting Russian President Vladimir Putin at the Helsinki summit. The sight of US President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin not attacking each other at the press conference following their summit in Helsinki sent mainstream US media into a spiral of rage. “You have been […]

Clinton is the Criminal not Putin

Clinton is the Criminal not Putin

Clinton is the Criminal not Putin As Clinton and the left continue to implode over the prospect of a successful Trump/Putin summit, the President arrived in Helsinki on Monday to meet his Russian counterpart. Trump has made no indication that he will press Putin on alleged election meddling, but told reporters that he intends to […]

Oil Price: Iran has threatened to block the Strait of Hormuz

Oil Price: Iran has threatened to block the Strait of Hormuz

Iran has threatened to block the Strait of Hormuz, a vital artery for oil shipments from the Middle East. The warning comes in response to the US, which is trying to cut off Iranian crude exports. After pulling out of a landmark international deal curtailing Tehran’s nuclear program, Washington has ordered countries to cease buying […]

US Media Use Fake News in Syria

US Media Use Fake News in Syria

Old images, fiction films and even video games have all been used to spread fake news stories in war-torn Syria — creating all the more work for a media collective debunking them. Protests broke out against Syria’s regime in 2011 and then spun into violent conflict. All along, there has been a continuous stream of […]

The US Will Soon Be the World’s #1 Crude Oil Producer

The US Will Soon Be the World’s #1 Crude Oil Producer

The US Will Soon Be the World’s #1 Crude Oil Producer $USO The EIA sees Crude Oil production climbing next year even with transportation bottlenecks in the country’s most prolific tight (shale) oil play. The Energy Information Administration (EIA) sees US Crude Oil output averaging 11.8-M BPD in Y 2019, up from its 11.76-M BPD […]

President Trump Hammering NATO Allies Right ‘Off the Bat’

President Trump Hammering NATO Allies Right ‘Off the Bat’

President Trump Hammering NATO Allies Right ‘Off the Bat’ In a very forceful start to his NATO visit, US President Donald Trump declared Wednesday that a pipeline project has made Germany “totally controlled” by and “captive to Russia” and blasted NATO allies’ defense spending, opening what is expected to be a Summit with a list […]

ISIS Murdering Muslims to Upset Peace in Syria

ISIS Murdering Muslims to Upset Peace in Syria

A suicide car bombing on Tuesday killed 14 newly reconciled fighters from pro-government and rebel ranks in an attack on a south Syrian village claimed by the Islamic State group. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the explosion hit Zaizun, a village in the western countryside of Daraa province which rebels agreed in […]

Trade War: China Opens as America Closes

Trade War: China Opens as America Closes

Trade War: China Opens as America Closes When one door closes, another one opens, that is what is happening now in Asia China has taken solid steps in promoting its opening-up by lowering import tariffs and easing market access, while new measures on intellectual property protection and a new negative list for market access of […]

Trade Wars are not New

Trade Wars are not New

The snowballing trade war between the United States and the European Union is the latest in a string of global disputes over imports. Here is are some key international trade wars throughout history: – 2002, US steel tariffs on EU imports – Republican President George W. Bush imposes tariffs from 8 to 30 percent on […]

Trust in Traditional Media is Gone

Trust in Traditional Media is Gone

Today, Ogilvy announced the findings of the 2018 Global Media Influence Survey at the Cannes Lions Festival, which revealed trust in traditional media as a source for news has declined 22 percent since 2016. The survey of over 350 journalists worldwide found that these shifts will likely lead to more collaborations between traditional and social media […]

Former US President Barack Hussein Obama Lost Crimea to Russia

Former US President Barack Hussein Obama Lost Crimea to Russia

Former US President Barack Hussein Obama Lost Crimea to Russia Hussein Obama lost Crimea to Russia, time to move on with President Putin President Trump is a businessman, Russia back in the G7 to be G8 is good business US President Trump said Friday that he’s looking to meet sometime this Summer with Russian President Vladimir Putin, […]

Trump Kim Singapore was a Victory for Everyone

Trump Kim Singapore was a Victory for Everyone

The US is hoping to achieve “major” North Korean nuclear disarmament within 2.5 years, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has announced. It comes just one day after President Donald Trump’s historic meeting with Kim Jong-un. Pompeo said he will be playing the lead role when it comes to ensuring progress with Pyongyang, and added […]

Irritants aside G-7 Moves Forward on Resolving Key  Trade Issues

Irritants aside G-7 Moves Forward on Resolving Key  Trade Issues

Irritants aside G-7 Moves Forward on Resolving Key  Trade Issues President Trump’s view is that other countries have imposed unfair tariffs limiting US imports for decades but that the United States has allowed those countries to bring low-cost goods into the country, hurting American companies and workers, and says that has got to stop. President […]

President Trump Left the G7 in Turmoil

President Trump Left the G7 in Turmoil

President Trump Left the G7 in Turmoil President Trump disavowed the G7’s joint statement with a Tweet He also criticized Prime Minister Justin Trudeau as weak and dishonest. Saturday, US President Donald Trump left the G7 nations in turmoil, just as, China’s Xi Jinping and Russia’s Vladimir Putin were coming together on the other side […]

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