This Is How The US Postal Service Loses So Much Money

Authored by Justin Murray via The Mises Institute, Lately, when he isn’t trying to blame China on America’s competitiveness woes, President Donald Trump has become obsessed with...

Here’s How The US Government Influences What Food You Eat

Few Americans are aware of the extent to which the US government influences not just the price of their food - thanks to the...

Why Trade Wars Will Unleash Central Banks

Authored by Nomi Prins via The Daily Reckoning, There’s been an abundance of coverage surrounding the recent steel and aluminum tariffs. Those measures could hurt...

China Says Xi Speech Was “Not A Concession” To Trump, Denies Any Trade Talks...

Last week, in an attempt to soothe jittery markets, Trump's chief economic advisor Larry Kudlow said the US and China would probably strike an...

Global PMI Plunges To 16-Month Low As ‘Synchronous Recovery’ Meme Collapses

After rising confidently for 5 straight months, Global PMI collapsed in March - plunging to 16-month lows, dropping by the most since Q1 2016's global growth...

Name That ‘Bank’ – Cheap Debt, High Leverage, & The Largest Margin Loan Ever

Via Grant's Almost Daily, The Son also rises This bull-market avatar is doubling down: Japan’s SoftBank Group Corp. (9984 on the Tokyo Exchange and SFTBY on...

The True Origins Of The US-Chinese Trade War

Authored by Andrew Korybko via Oriental Review, China responded to Trump’s tariffs with economic restrictions of its own, though its market has always been notoriously difficult to...

Trade Wars Just Beginning… In A Fight Over An Indefinitely Shrinking Pie

From a growth perspective, it doesn't matter if the world is 7.5 million or 7.5 billion persons...it only matters how many more there are from one...

America’s Credit-Card Fueled Spending Spree Hits A Brick Wall

Last month was bad, this month it's the worst it's been in almost five years. Exactly one month ago we showed  that after the record debt-fueled spending...

“We May Take A Hit”: Trump Warns Investors To Prepare For “Pain” In The...

Two days ago, when we commented on the early morning plunge in stocks (which was subsequently fully reversed by the close in a historic...

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