Who Might Be Willing to Cause a Market Crash?

June 26, 2018

Share this…emailFacebookTwitterLinkedinGoogle+RedditThe stock market does not look strong at the moment despite record corporate earnings and a robust economy. Most blame the fact that the Federal Reserve is raising interest rates or the possibility of an outright trade war. These are reasonable explanations. But there is always a more sinister possibility that must be considered. […]

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What We See as a Marketplace, Our Enemies View as a Battle Space

June 21, 2018

Share this…emailFacebookTwitterLinkedinGoogle+Reddit One of the most serious challenges of the global economic war is America’s unwillingness to face reality. We have very real enemies and adversaries who know they are at war with us. We, however, seem to have no clue regarding that fact. As a result, we see trading partners and globalization very optimistically […]

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When Chinese Investment is Unrestricted Warfare

May 28, 2018

Share this…emailFacebookTwitterLinkedinGoogle+Reddit Last week, I had the opportunity to join Gordon Chang and Phillip Le Corre in addressing a Congressional subcommittee hearing of the House Foreign Affairs Committee. The topic was Chinese Investment and Influence broadly but also the impact in Europe specifically. The Chairman was Congressman Dana Rohrabacher who offered the following statement describing […]

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About Iran Part Two

May 13, 2018

Share this…emailFacebookTwitterLinkedinGoogle+RedditIn our last post, we shared why the Iran nuclear deal was dumped and some of the implications. This is a follow up. Keep in mind that as this is taking place, there appears to be further evidence that North Korea has, in fact, is abandoning its nuclear program. We remain cautiously optimistic on […]

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About Iran

May 8, 2018

Share this…emailFacebookTwitterLinkedinGoogle+RedditBig news today. President Trump kept his campaign promise and pulled out of the Obama Iran Agreement. President Trump exits Iran deal from CNBC. There is plenty of weeping and gnashing of teeth for sure. Former Secretary of State John Kerry was reportedly lobbying intensely to stay in the agreement. In fact, he has […]

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Phase Three in the Global Economic War Heats Up

March 31, 2018

Share this…emailFacebookTwitterLinkedinGoogle+Reddit We are monitoring events closely in the Economic War Room. Two things stood out this past week, both related to a coming Phase Three attack on the US dollar. First, the Chinese finally launched an oil futures contract traded in gold-backed yuan. This is a big deal. In its debut, the contract exceeded […]

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The Looming Debt and Pension Crisis (part three: China’s Latest Threat)

March 25, 2018

Share this…emailFacebookTwitterLinkedinGoogle+RedditOne simple truth of life is that if you spend more than you take in, you have to either cut your spending, increase your income, or borrow some money. That is true for individuals and it is also true for governments. If you already owe a lot of money, your spending is further crimped […]

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Headlines From the Economic War Room

March 16, 2018

Share this…emailFacebookTwitterLinkedinGoogle+Reddit We just posted last night with a recap of the Winds of War as the opening to part two of the Looming Debt and Pension Crisis. In less than 24 hours, however, there were multiple additional reports that came into the Economic War Room that we feel should be brought to your attention. […]

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The Looming Debt and Pension Crisis (part two)

March 15, 2018

Share this…emailFacebookTwitterLinkedinGoogle+RedditIn our last post, we provided a brief introduction to a most serious topic. Before we dove into the debt and pension crisis, however, we offered another installment on our “Winds of War” theme. We thought that would be our last mention, at least for a while, of the mounting evidence that we are headed […]

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The Looming Debt and Pension Crisis: An Introduction

March 8, 2018

Share this…emailFacebookTwitterLinkedinGoogle+RedditAs I write this, I’m tempted to do a “Winds of War (Part Five)” blog in continuation of the series begun ia little over a month ago (Part Four of Winds of War available HERE). The reason is that in the past week, there have been so many data points affirming everything we have […]

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