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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Crude Oil Marks Biggest Quarterly Rise Since 2009

Crude Oil Marks Biggest Quarterly Rise Since 2009

$USO, $OIL FLASH: Crude Oil prices rose about 1% Friday, posting their biggest Quarterly rise in 10 years, as US sanctions against Iran and Venezuela as well as OPEC-led supply cuts overshadowed concerns over a slowing global economy. The May ICE Brent Crude Oil futures contract, which expired Friday, gained 57c, or 0.8%, to settle […]

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 […]

Trump-Kim Summit Venue Shows Signs of Moving Beyond Conflict

Trump-Kim Summit Venue Shows Signs of Moving Beyond Conflict

The choice of Vietnam as the venue for a 2nd US-NKorea Summit this month shows the possibility of moving beyond conflict and division toward a thriving partnership, the US State Department said Thursday. State Department spokesman Robert Palladino told a news briefing that US Special Representative for NKorea Stephen Biegun was in Pyongyang to prepare […]

China, “US Should Withdraw Arrest Warrant for Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou

China, “US Should Withdraw Arrest Warrant for Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou

Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Le Yucheng told US  Ambassador Terry Branstad that the United States has made an “unreasonable demand” on Canada to detain Ms. Meng while she was passing through Vancouver, China’s Foreign Ministry said. “The actions of the US seriously violated the lawful and legitimate rights of the Chinese citizen, and by their […]

Huawei Issue Will Not Harm US Trade Talks With China

Huawei Issue Will Not Harm US Trade Talks With China

Huawei Issue Will Not Harm US Trade Talks With China Huawei CFO Meng Wanzhou bail hearing underway in Vancouver The White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow said Friday that he does not see the controversy surrounding China’s Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd. (a private company) spilling into the trade talks between the United States and China. […]

UPDATE: Huawei CFO’s Arrest In Canada For Extradition To The US

UPDATE: Huawei CFO’s Arrest In Canada For Extradition To The US

Huawei Responds To CFO’s Arrest In Canada For Extradition To The US UPDATE: Huawei CFO facing fraud charges re company’s links to a firm that tried to sell equipment to Iran despite sanctions. Friday afternoon a Canadian prosecutor said in the bail hearing. After 6 hrs of arguments for and against no decision was reached and […]

Iran Resisting US Sanctions, Continues to Export Crude Oil

Iran Resisting US Sanctions, Continues to Export Crude Oil

Iran Resisting US Sanctions, Continues to Export Crude Oil $OIL Iran will continue to export Crude Oil despite US sanctions, which are part of a psychological war doomed to failure, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said Monday. By reimposing sanctions on OPEC’s 3rd biggest crude producer, Washington wants to force Tehran to drop its ballistic missile […]

The US Sanction Against Iran Have ‘Kicked In’

The US Sanction Against Iran Have ‘Kicked In’

The US Sanction Against Iran Have ‘Kicked In’ The Trump Administration’s tough new sanctions on Iran took effect early Monday but 8 major importers of Iranian Crude Oil were spared from immediate penalties. The sanctions target Iran’s energy, financial and shipping sectors and are aimed at crippling the country’s economy following President Donald Trump’s withdrawal […]

President Trump Puts the Heaviest Pressures Back on Iran

President Trump Puts the Heaviest Pressures Back on Iran

President Trump Puts the Heaviest Pressures Back on Iran Friday, The Trump Administration announced the re-imposition of all US sanctions on Iran that had been lifted under the Y 2015 nuclear deal. The sanctions take effect Monday and cover Iran’s shipping, financial and energy sectors. It’s the 2nd batch of penalties that the administration has […]

SKorea Defers to President Trump on SKorea Sanctions

SKorea Defers to President Trump on SKorea Sanctions

SKorea Defers to President Trump on SKorea Sanctions US President Donald Trump warned SKorea could “do nothing” on lifting NKorea sanctions without his approval, leading to SKorea to walk back a proposal to do so. Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha had said Wednesday that Seoul was considering lifting measures applied after a deadly attack in 2010 that killed […]

Saudi Crown Prince to US President Trump, “We have replaced all Iran’s lost Oil”

Saudi Crown Prince to US President Trump, “We have replaced all Iran’s lost Oil”

Saudi Crown Prince to US President Trump, “We have replaced all Iran’s lost Oil” $OIL, $USO, $UGA Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince said that the Kingdom is fulfilling promises to make up for Iranian Crude Oil supplies lost to American sanctions. “The request that America made to Saudi Arabia and other OPEC countries is to be […]

President Trump ‘Talks Tough’ and the Whole World Listens

President Trump ‘Talks Tough’ and the Whole World Listens

President Trump ‘Talks Tough’ and the Whole World Listens The “whole world” is listening to President Donald Trump’s tough talk on Iran, and there are many Middle Eastern countries who fully support his decision on sanctions, Rep. Lee Zeldin, (R-NY) said Wednesday. “They don’t want to see Iran have a nuclear weapon,” Mr. Zeldin said […]

Secretary Pompeo: “US Iran Policy ‘Straightforward'”

Secretary Pompeo: “US Iran Policy ‘Straightforward

 Secretary Pompeo: “US Iran Policy ‘Straightforward’” Stop being a world sponsor of Terror. US President Donald Trump’s policy on Iran is and has been ‘straightforward’ all along, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Friday: Stop being a world sponsor of terror. “We have made it clear that regime change is not President Trump’s policy,” Secretary […]

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 […]

Wall Street Not Worried About President Trump’s Trade Policy

Wall Street Not Worried About President Trump’s Trade Policy

Wall Street Not Worried About President Trump’s Trade Policy $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX Wall Street finished higher Tuesday in a broad-based rally as investors brushed aside trade rhetoric between the United States and China showing no fear, only cheer. All 3 major U.S. indexes closed higher following Monday’s pause to refresh. Late Monday, US […]

Crude Oil Prices Soften on Renewed Trade Concerns

Crude Oil Prices Soften on Renewed Trade Concerns

Crude Oil Prices Soften on Renewed Trade Concerns $USO, $OIL NYMEX WTI Crude Oil prices settled modestly lower Monday, as gains on expectations for steep losses of Iranian Crude Oil were offset by fears that rising US-China tensions could soften global demand. On the New York Merc, Crude Oil futures for November delivery fell 19c to […]

Crude Oil Rises as US Drilling Slows, Trump’s Sanctions Against Iran Loom

Crude Oil Rises as US Drilling Slows, Trump’s Sanctions Against Iran Loom

Crude Oil Rises as US Drilling Slows, Trump’s Sanctions Against Iran Loom $USO, $OIL Crude Oil prices rose Monday as US drilling for new production stalled and as the market eyed tighter conditions once Washington’s sanctions against Iran’s Crude Oil exports kick in from November forward. US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) Crude Oil futures were […]

President Trump to Chair the Security Council Meeting on Iran

President Trump to Chair the Security Council Meeting on Iran

President Trump to Chair the Security Council Meeting on Iran US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley says President Donald Trump will Chair the Security Council meeting on Iran during the annual gathering of world leaders in New York this month. Ambassador Nikki Haley said Tuesday that the meeting will address “violations of international […]

Turkey Faces More Sanctions, Currency Dives

Turkey Faces More Sanctions, Currency Dives

Turkey Faces More Sanctions, Currency Dives $USDTRY: -1.93% to 5.837 Lira slides from session high after US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Turkish officials will face new sanctions if the country does not release Pastor Andrew Brunson in short order US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said additional U.S. sanctions are ready if Turkey refuses to […]

US Sanctions 3 Shipping Firms Over NKorea Strategic Trade

US Sanctions 3 Shipping Firms Over NKorea Strategic Trade

US Sanctions 3 Shipping Firms Over NKorea Strategic Trade Wednesday, The Trump Administration imposed additional sanctions on 3 foreign companies the US Treasury Department sayd are helping NKorea with illicit shipments of goods to fund its nuclear program. The US Treasury Department said it was taking action against the companies, which are based in China, […]

China Gets a Trade Boost as Sanctions Lift USD

The recent fall of the yuan has been a boon to Chinese exporters facing a trade war with the United States, but it poses financial risks that could prompt Beijing to prop up its currency. While markets are spooked by the standoff between the world’s two biggest economies, a weaker currency makes exporters’ goods cheaper, […]

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 […]

“Anyone doing business with Iran will NOT be doing business with the United States.”

“Anyone doing business with Iran will NOT be doing business with the United States.”

“Anyone doing business with Iran will NOT be doing business with the United States.” The 1st stiff set of US sanctions against Iran that had been eased under the landmark nuclear accord went back into effect at Midnight Tuesday under an executive order signed by President Donald Trump, targeting financial transactions that involve USDs, Iran’s automotive […]

Iran on the Verge of Collapse Willing to Talk with US ‘right now’

Iran on the Verge of Collapse Willing to Talk with US ‘right now’

Iran on the Verge of Collapse Willing to Talk with US ‘Right Now’ Iranian President Hassan Rouhani says he’s willing to talk to the US “right now”. His statement comes as US sanctions on the country took effect Tuesday. They were previously relaxed under the Y 2015 Iran nuclear deal. President Rouhani said Monday: “I do not […]

Heavy Economic Sanctions Against Iran Back On at Midnight, More Coming

Heavy Economic Sanctions Against Iran Back On at Midnight, More Coming

Heavy Economic Sanctions Against Iran Back On at Midnight, More Coming Heavy economic sanctions will come back into effect at Midnight, but some of the implications are already being seen. “The pressure on the Iranian economy is significant,” Bolton said in a TV interview Monday. “The value of its currency is going through the floor. We’ve seen […]

John Bolton: “The President is not ‘starry eyed’ about NKorea’s promises”

John Bolton: “The President is not ‘starry eyed’ about NKorea’s promises”

John Bolton: “The President is not ‘starry eyed’ about NKorea’s promises” NKorean leader Kim Jong Un’s regime knows what the United States expects of it, National Security Adviser (NSA) John Bolton said Monday, but he does not think President Donald Trump is “starry-eyed” about NKorea and its promises. “I don’t think he is starry eyed, […]

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 […]

Turkey and US Hold Talks on Coming Iran Sanctions

Turkey and US Hold Talks on Coming Iran Sanctions

Turkey and US Hold Talks on Coming Iran Sanctions $OIL, $GLD US and Turkish officials met Friday to discuss impending American sanctions on Iran. US Assistant Secretary for Terrorist Financing Marshall Billingslea, met with Turkish treasury and foreign ministry officials, said his talks in Ankara were very “positive” and that there was “no hostility” on […]

US Considering Crude Oil Waiver on Iran Sanctions for 1 Country

US Considering Crude Oil Waiver on Iran Sanctions for 1 Country

US Considering Crude Oil Waiver on Iran Sanctions for 1 Country $OIL, $USO The Trump Administration is pushing countries to cut all imports of Iranian Crude Oil from November on. The US wants to avoid disrupting global Crude Oil markets as it reimposes sanctions against Tehran and in certain cases will consider waivers for countries […]

US Rejects European Plea for Exemptions From Iran Sanctions

US Rejects European Plea for Exemptions From Iran Sanctions

US Rejects European Plea for Exemptions From Iran Sanctions The Trump Administration has refused wide-ranging protections for European companies operating in Iran, rejecting appeals from Britain, France and Germany for exemptions from sanctions on the Tehran regime. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin wrote, in response to a 4 June letter […]

Iran ‘Insulted’ over President Trump’s Instructions to OPEC

Iran ‘Insulted’ over President Trump’s Instructions to OPEC

Iran ‘Insulted’ over President Trump’s Instructions to OPEC $OIL, $USO Saturday, Iran’s oil minister on accused US President Donald Trump of insulting OPEC by ordering it to increase production and reduce prices, adding that Iranian output. US President Trump Wednesday accused the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) of driving fuel prices higher, urging […]

The Trump Effect: Iran’s Leaders Struggling to Defend Economy From US Sanctions

The Trump Effect: Iran’s Leaders Struggling to Defend Economy From US Sanctions

The Trump Effect: Iran’s Leaders Struggling to Defend Economy From US Sanctions $OIL Iran is looking to ways to keep exporting Crude Oil and other measures to counter US economic sanctions. Since last month, when US President Donald Trump pulled out of the nuclear which lifted most sanctions in Y 2015, Iran’s rial has dropped […]

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 […]

Former President Barack Hussein Obama Secretly Gave Iran Access to US Banking System

Former President Barack Hussein Obama Secretly Gave Iran Access to US Banking System

Former President Barack Hussein Obama Secretly Gave Iran Access to US Banking System This report reveals that Barack Hussein Obama and his Gang are the ultimate terrorists. The Administration of former US President Barack Hussein despite assuring The Congress that Iran would remain barred from the US banking system, secretly moved to give the Islamic Republic access to American banks […]

Socialist EU Cracked, Crumbling from Inside

Socialist EU Cracked, Crumbling from Inside

Socialist EU Cracked, Crumbling from Inside Europe has relied on the US for protection and economic support, and now The Trump Administration has sanctioned the single currency bloc for refusing to level playing field on trade and unfair trade practices Friday, US President Donald Trump imposed tariffs on European steel and aluminum, dismissing Europe’s pleas, […]

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 […]

President Trump ‘Sanctions’ Socialist Europeans

President Trump ‘Sanctions’ Socialist Europeans

President Trump ‘Sanctions’ Socialist Europeans Thursday night, a frightened Emmanuel Macron told US President Donald Trump that tariffs on steel and aluminium imports from the European Union were “illegal” and that the EU would respond in a “firm and proportionate manner.” The call between the young French President and President Trump came after the US […]

President Trump Exits Iran Deal, Seeks Regime Change Now

President Trump Exits Iran Deal, Seeks Regime Change Now

President Trump Exits Iran Deal, Seeks Regime Change Now By exiting participation in the JCPOA (the Iran Deal) President Trump is applying heavy pressure on the fundamentalist Islamist Iran regime. Last Tuesday, President Trump ended his announcement by directly addressing the people of Iran saying: “The future of Iran belongs to its people. There has […]

The Trump Effect: Iran’s Economy on Verge of Collapse, Regime Change Coming

The Trump Effect: Iran’s Economy on Verge of Collapse, Regime Change Coming

The Trump Effect: Iran’s Economy on Verge of Collapse, Regime Change Coming The Iranians are in great economic difficulties as a result of the renewed sanctions. The US took a step toward cutting Iran off from the global economy Thursday, levying sanctions on a financing network and accusing the country’s central bank of helping funnel […]

German Firms Aligning With US on Iran Nuclear Exit, Macron in the Cold

German Firms Aligning With US on Iran Nuclear Exit, Macron in the Cold

German Firms Aligning With US on Iran Nuclear Exit, Macron in the Cold $VLKAY, $SIEGY, $BASFY, $EADSY Just a bit ago US Ambassador to Germany Richard Grenell faced backlash for a tweet calling on German companies to cut ties with Iran, a new report says the nation’s countries are starting to cut ties after President Trump announced […]

Iran’s Currency Network Sanctioned

Iran’s Currency Network Sanctioned

Iran’s Currency Network Sanctioned US Sanctions Iran Currency Network After Nuclear Deal Withdrawal Thursday, the US Treasury imposed sanctions against 6 individuals and 3 companies it said had funneled millions of dollars to the Iranian Revolutionary Guard’s elite Qods Force, just days after President Donald Trump withdrew from the Y 2015 Iran nuclear deal. The […]

G7 Will Not Consider Any More Sanctions on Russia 

G7 Will Not Consider Any More Sanctions on Russia 

G7 Will Not Consider Any More Sanctions on Russia HeffX-LTN learned Sunday that sanctions on Russia were not on the agenda when foreign ministers from the Group of Seven (G7) summit Sunday in Toronto, Canada/ The G7, comprised of representatives from the US, Canada, Germany, Britain, France, Italy and Japan, will instead look for ways […]

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 […]

President Trump Sanctions Russia and Russian Officials

President Trump Sanctions Russia and Russian Officials

President Trump Sanctions Russia and Russian Officials Thursday, The Trump Administration accused Russia of a concerted operation to hack the US energy grid and other critical infrastructure including aviation, and separately imposed sanctions on a number of Russian officials for alleged high-tech interference in the 2016 US Presidential election. The moves were the strongest to […]

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 […]

WWIII: NKorea’s Obese Boy Leader Has “Death Wish”

WWIII: NKorea’s Obese Boy Leader Has “Death Wish”

WWIII: NKorea’s Obese Boy Leader Has “Death Wish” Kim Jong Un, true age unknown, repeated his wild claims that he could hit the US with a nuclear weapon, saying that its deterrent is “irreversible” and would prevent President Donald Trump from starting a war. He says he plans to send a delegation to the Winter […]

Putin Cuts Ties with NKorea in Line with UN Policy

Putin Cuts Ties with NKorea in Line with UN Policy

Putin Cuts Ties with NKorea in Line with UN Policy President Vladimir Putin says Russia is curtailing economic, scientific and other ties with NKorea in line with restrictions imposed by the United Nations. President Putin’s decree, published Monday on the state legal portal, orders the halting of an array of economic, scientific and technical ties […]

It is Clear, President Trump Means Business About NKorea

It is Clear, President Trump Means Business About NKorea

It is Clear, President Trump Means Business About NKorea President Donald Trump’s blunt talk at the UN let the world know that there will be consequences “for the destabilizing activities of NKorea. The President’s speech at the UN General assembly surprised many buy his plainspokenness, as those diplomats are not used to that kind of […]

President Trump, World Leaders to Meet at UN on NKorea

President Trump, World Leaders to Meet at UN on NKorea

President Trump, World Leaders to Meet at UN on NKorea US President Donald Trump will meet with the leaders of Japan and SKorea next week at the United Nations to discuss how to confront NKorea’s provocations, after the Pyongyang regime launched a 2nd ballistic missile over Japan in less than a month. The Trump Administration […]

WW3: Gold Prices Could Rise to $10,000 oz

WW3: Gold Prices Could Rise to $10,000 oz

WW3: Gold Prices Could Rise to $10,000 oz $GLD, $SLV, $USD, $DXY, $AUD, $JPY Sunday, best-selling author James Rickards warned that Gold is poised to spike to 10,000 oz because of global political instability. Personally, I expect Gold attack the resistance at 1,500 in Y 2018. And not be shocked by a run that brings it […]

US and Russia Are Not in a New Cold War

US and Russia Are Not in a New Cold War

US and Russia Are Not in a New Cold War A senior Russian official said Wednesday that Russia and the United States are not in a new Cold War despite existing tensions. Deputy Foreign Minister Sergei Ryabkov denounced the US sanctions against Russia, but emphasized that the current tension “isn’t equivalent to confrontation that may […]

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 […]

China’s Money/Hollywood Tie-up, is it Over?

China’s Money/Hollywood Tie-up, is it Over?

China’s Money/Hollywood Tie-up, is it Over? $VIA, $AMC, $BABA Billions of USDs have been thrown into question as Chinese regulators crack down on overseas investments, Paramount’s, a unit of Viacon (NYSE:VIA), backer skips a payment, and both President Trump and some Democrats have taken a protectionist stance. For almost 5 years, Hollywood has been bolstered […]

WW3: The UN Security Council “Gut Punched NKorea”

WW3: The UN Security Council “Gut Punched NKorea”

WW3: The UN Security Council “Gut Punched NKorea” United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley said Saturday that tough UN sanctions approved by the Security Council against North Korea delivered a “gut punch” and that future military action was “up to” Pyongyang over its recent missile tests. US President Donald Trump took to Twitter Saturday to praise […]

Media Hiding The Clinton’s Russia Connections

Media Hiding The Clinton’s Russia Connections

Media Hiding The Clinton’s Russia Connections Tuesday, Tom Fitton, Judicial Watch President said, that we must wonder how many donations were made by Russian connections to Hillary R. Clinton, basing his comments on a leaked e-Mail from her campaign concerning a story that was killed on the matter. “[There were] connections between all this Russian-connected […]

Germany “Up in Arms” About Proposed US Russian Sanctions

Germany “Up in Arms” About Proposed US Russian Sanctions

Germany “Up in Arms” About Proposed US Russian Sanctions Friday, Germany threatened to retaliate against the United States if new sanctions on Russia being proposed by the US Senate penalize German firms. The Senate bill, approved Thursday 98-2, includes new sanctions against Russia and Iran. And it foresees punitive measures against entities that provide material […]

World War 3: When China Get Bored with NKorea’s Petulance it will “Stamp it Out”

World War 3: When China Get Bored with NKorea’s Petulance it will “Stamp it Out”

World War 3: When China Get Bored with NKorea’s Petulance it will “Stamp it Out” A government-run news agency in North Korea jabbed at China by warning of “grave consequences” over its involvement in North Korea’s feud with the West. According to The Korea Times, Kim Chol wrote an opinion piece for the Korean Central […]

Secretary of State Tillerson, “Iran remains a leading state sponsor of terror…”

Secretary of State Tillerson, “Iran remains a leading state sponsor of terror…”

Secretary of State Tillerson, “Iran remains a leading state sponsor of terror…” The Trump Administration has notified Congress that Iran is complying with the terms of the Y 2015 nuclear deal negotiated by former President Barack Hussein Obama, and says the US has extended the sanctions relief given to the Islamic republic in exchange for […]

Senator Lindsey Graham Should Resign Over Anti-Russia Push

Senator Lindsey Graham Should Resign Over Anti-Russia Push

Senator Lindsey Graham Should Resign Over Anti-Russia Push Lindsay Graham wants to punish Russia for more Russian Sanctions based on false allegations Russia was behind Trump winning the election. He has called for “the year of kicking Russia in the ass” as he threatened Moscow with a new round of sanctions over a #FAKENEWS story […]

Iran’s Crude Oil Exports at Pre-sanctions Highs

Iran’s Crude Oil Exports at Pre-sanctions Highs

Iran’s Crude Oil Exports at Pre-sanctions Highs $OIL Iran, Libya and Nigeria are  allowed to produce “at maximum levels that make sense” as part of any output limits Iran’s total Crude Oil and condensate sales likely reached around 2.8-M BPD in September nearly matching a Y 2011 peak in shipments before sanctions were imposed on […]

Cuba, US Talking About Future of Bi-lateral Relationship

Cuba, US Talking About Future of Bi-lateral Relationship

Cuba, US Talking About Future of Bi-lateral Relationship Cuba and the United States held talks in Washington their 1st meeting on long-term bi-lateral economic ties despite the US-led financial and commercial embargo, said the island country’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs. “Both delegations discussed commerce and future investments as well as other issues on economic and […]

Boeing (NYSE:BA) Agrees to Sell 100 Passenger Planes to Iran

Boeing (NYSE:BA) Agrees to Sell 100 Passenger Planes to Iran

Boeing (NYSE:BA) Agrees to Sell 100 Passenger Planes to Iran $BA, $EADSY Sunday, Iran reached an agreement with Boeing (NYSE:BA) to purchase 100 passenger planes to renew the country’s aging fleet, Press TV reported. The deal awaits US government’s approval, Head of Iran’s Civil Aviation Organization (CAO) Ali Abedzadeh said. “We have 250 planes in […]

The Real Barrier to Iran’s Economic Revival

The Real Barrier to Iran’s Economic Revival

The Real Barrier to Iran’s Economic Revival By now it has become clear that Iran’s expectations of an immediate economic revival following the nuclear deal were unrealistic. Tehran thought that the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) would restore its severed links to the international financial system and to sources of foreign investment. Instead, the […]

Iran’s Petrochemical Giant Seeks Billions of USD Investment

Iran’s Petrochemical Giant Seeks Billions of USD Investment

Iran’s Petrochemical Giant Seeks Billions of USD Investment Iran’s Persian Gulf Holding Company (PGHC) is seeking financial contributions to its petrochemical projects in the current Iranian calendar year which began on 20 March Iran’s Petro Energy Information Network (SHANA) reported Tuesday. PGHC, Iran’s major petrochemical firm, has devised a 5-year master plan based on which […]