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Fighting inflation with FX, a real traders market

(GLOBALINTELHUB.COM) Dover, DE — 7/18/2017 — Hidden in plain site, as the Trump administration finally released something of substance regarding the so called promised “Trade Negotiation” we see FX take center stage in the global drama unfolding.  As noted on a Zero Hedge article: The much anticipated document (press release and link to full document) released by […]

China Is Crashing … As Predicted

GIH: China now facing similar problems as the US, with market bubbles in many sectors.  Ghost cities, a drop in exports, and a bond bubble, are putting pressure on the previously high growth economy.  Americans usually concerned with the possibility of China dumping US Treasuries as some kind of economic warfare.  But if China’s economy […]

NASA-funded study: industrial civilisation headed for ‘irreversible collapse’?

GIH: Can income inequality actually be a major factor, if not the primary cause, of complete civilization collapse?  It can, according to a NASA funded study.  While many see the struggle of haves and have nots as ethical, or somehow sociological, actually it can be about survival for our species.  In a similar way how […]

U.S. Plunges To 46th In World Press Freedom Index… Below Romania

Submitted by Mike Krieger of Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, One of my most popular posts of 2013 highlighted the decline of America’s once large and enviable middle class. It was titled: How Does America’s Middle Class Rank Globally? #27, and it helped to dispel many myths Americans (particularly the mainstream propaganda media) continue to tell to themselves. As […]

Non-Farm Friday – Is America Working?

I try my best to make people aware of the ridiculous BS that goes on behind the scenes in the halls of power.  I try to help people understand the way Big Business manipulates our Government, the same way the Banksters and Billionaires manipulate the markets. In short – we explore the dark side of Capitalism as having […]

The $3 Trillion Hole – Why EM Matters To European Banks

How many times in the last few days have we been told that Turkey – or Ukraine or Venezuela or Argentina – are too small to matter? How many comparisons of Emerging Market GDP to world GDP to instill confidence that a little crisis there can’t possible mean problems here. Putting aside this entirely disingenuous […]

Dow Down 1000 Points From Highs, Nikkei Nuked

GIH: Stocks have begun their slide from their highs, in an expected sell-off accelerated by the EM Currency crisis and today’s terrible ISM report.  It wasn’t complicated to see stock values couldn’t last, but the question has been ‘when’ and ‘how’ – certainly the Fed’s taper didn’t help.  The Baltic Dry Index has collapsed, an […]

20 Early Warning Signs That We Are Approaching A Global Economic Meltdown

GIH: The global economy is showing signs of being on the verge of a global meltdown as we have been expecting for some time.  Emerging markets collapsed over the week last week, with social unrest, nervous investors, capital controls, and a possible bank run in China.  The world is interconnected in so many ways that […]

Emerging market chaos hits stock markets and currencies

GIH: Political instability, and nervous investors sparked market chaos today, that impacted stock markets and emerging market currencies.  Take a look at the Daily USD/TRY chart: Last 2 days we’ve seen an acceleration in selling of the Turkish Lira, with their central bank currently refusing to cut interest rates.  Real money flows move the Forex […]

China’s First Default Is Coming: Here’s What To Expect

GIH: China’s economy is experiencing it’s first capitalist growth pains.  With the rapid expansion of the middle class and a growing financial sector, including their own shadow / private banking sector, it’s not a surprise that a financial company issuing debt is on the precipice of default, coinciding with the Chinese new year. As we […]

Bank of America Is Actively Preparing For The Chinese January 31 Trust Default

GIH: China’s economy has been overheating, and with a growing financial sector.  Some indications point to similarities between events in China now and the US in 2007.  A slowdown or credit crisis in China would also impact Australia, the region, and ultimately the entire world economy. Bank of America Is Actively Preparing For The Chinese […]

Vast Stretches Of Impoverished Appalachia Look Like They Have Been Through A War

Submitted by Michael Snyder of The Economic Collapse blog, If you want to get an idea of where the rest of America is heading, just take a trip through the western half of West Virginia and the eastern half of Kentucky some time.  Once you leave the main highways, you will rapidly encounter poverty on a level […]

Anti-Fed Revulsion, And A Plunge In The S&P To 450

Looking at the present financial situation from a historical, social perspective, indicates (based on history) that there will be a severe blowback from the QE program.  But unlike other examples provided in the below analysis (such as WW2 spending) QE is nearly completely artificial.  During WW2 spending was driven by manufacturing and war logistics.  QE […]

Who Has the Time and Motivation to Comprehend the Mess We’re In? Almost Nobody

GIH: As we slip into a global crisis, paradigm shift, climate change, social upheaval, and a myriad of other unprecedented circumstances, many simply do not have the time or motivation to even follow what’s going on.  This is both tragic and frightening, because society will need an intelligent mass of productive human capital to rebuild […]

America’s Dwindling Economic Freedom

A combination of factors in the US are putting the American economy at a huge disadvantage.  The following report looks at how freedom affects the economy.  As the US is becoming a police state, with highly regulated financial markets, it can only create additional costs and discourage new investment.  With the possibility of the internet, […]

Five Economic Reforms Millennials Should Be Fighting For

The new generation is being hit hardest by the crisis.  Many of them took student loans only to find no jobs.  Due to the economic boom, and proliferation of online schools like Phoenix, college attendance is at an all time high.  But much of this is financed by banks.  Millennnials are coming into a different […]

Baltic Dry Index Collapses 35% – Worst Start To Year In 30 Years

The Baltic Dry Index is one of the only significant indexes of the ‘real’ economy, as it measures the transport of physical goods.  While the US stock markets are near their all time highs, the shipment of real physical goods is down 35%, the worst start to the year in 30 years. From Zero Hedge: […]

New perspectives – what’s wrong with TED talks? Benjamin Bratton at TEDxSanDiego 2013 – Re:Think

With all due respect to Lizzie Velasquez, the vast majority of TED and TEDx talks are complete bullshit, and it’s high time someone called them out on it. Benjamin Bratton, Associate Professor of Visual Arts at the University of California, San Diego, has a huge problem with TED, and he isn’t afraid to tell them so […]

Is America About To Reach A Breaking Point?

While the mainstream media continues to tout economic data pointing to a recovery, such as the 7% unemployment rate, the reality for many Americans is quite different.  Record numbers of people from all demographics are unemployed, underemployed, or depend on government assistance. Submitted by Michael Snyder of The Economic Collapse blog: In America today, there are […]