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America’s Debt Dependence Makes It An Easy Economic Target

Authored by Brandon Smith via Alt-Market.com, There is a classic denial tactic that many people use when confronted with negative facts about a subject they...

Late-Cycle: The Stressed-Out, Tapped-Out American Consumer Just Paid Off A Ton Of Credit-Card Debt

A new report from WalletHub, the personal-finance website, could signal the U.S. economy is in late-cycle, as the stressed-out, tapped-out American consumer just rejected consumerism...

China Enters The Trade Trap

Via Investing In Chinese Stocks blog, Perhaps nobody knows what President Trump will do next, including President Trump, but right now it looks like he has...

Hedge Fund CIO: “What If Trump Is Right And Everyone Else Is Wrong?”

Submitted by Eric Peters, CIO of One River Asset Management, as excerpted from his latest Weekend Notes.  “What if I’m right and everyone else is...

Nomi Prins: The Central Banking Heist That Put The World At Risk

Authored by Liam Halligan via Unherd.com, “The 2008 financial crisis was the consequence of a loosely regulated banking system in which power was concentrated in the...

Paul Manafort Headed To Jail After Judge Cancels House Arrest

Update: In what some will inevitably read as a hint that President Trump might pardon him some day, Trump has weighed in on a judge's...

Chinese Warn Of “Immediate” Retaliation As Trump Readies $50 Billion Tariff Package

Just hours after President Trump reportedly signed off on tariffs targeting some $50 billion in Chinese goods (a decision that was finalized after a 90-minute...

America Is Unprepared For The Coming Jobs Apocalypse

About 240 years and numerous industrial revolutions from the first, America could be on the verge of a new age of automation, one controlled...

Trump At G-7 Closing Remarks: “We’re The Piggy Bank That Everybody’s Robbing”

President Trump's 24 hours in Quebec while attending the annual G-7 Summit was every bit as confrontational as we imagined they would be. The president has...

Visualizing How American Household Finances Are Changing

Via VisualCapitalist.com, FROM PEAK TO PEAK In 2007, real median household income had a local peak of $58,149, and then fell off a cliff at the...

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