Can Bitcoin Become A Flight-To-Quality Asset?

Authored by Omid Malekan via Medium.com, 2018 might be the year we find out. There’s an old saying on Wall Street that when times are good, you should focus on the return on your capital, but when times are bad, you should only care about…

Kass: “These Are The Ingredients Of A Toxic Market Cocktail”

Authored by Doug Kass via Seabreeze Partners, Surprise #7: Stagflation Emerges in the Last Half of 2018 and the Fed Tightens Four Times Though economic growth slows, wage growth begins to spike.  When unemployment falls to 3.5% a labor shortage develops and unit labor costs…

Italy Went Boom A Long Time Ago (And That’s The Point!)

Authored by Jeffrey Snider via Alhambra Investment Partners, On June 21, 2017, Italy’s Parliament approved Law #96. The new regulation altered Law #130 of 1999. Pertaining to limitations on the activities of Special Purpose Vehicles (SPV), the 2017 amendment expanded their scope. The intention was…

Germany’s ‘Asylum-For-Cash’ Scandal Exposed

Authored by Soeren Kern via The Gatestone Institute, Germany’s Federal Office for Refugees and Migration (BAMF) will review more than 25,000 asylum decisions after allegations of corruption at its regional office in the northern city of Bremen. Some of those granted asylum were considered by…

Sweden Warns Every Single Household To Prep For War

Authored by Daisy Luther via The Organic Prepper blog, The government of Sweden has produced a 20-page pamphlet which they’ll be sending to each of the 4.8 million households in the country urging them to get prepared for…WAR. Although they haven’t been at war for…

When Things Fall Apart: A Graduation Message For A Dark Age

Authored by John Whitehead via The Rutherford Institute, Those coming of age today will face some of the greatest obstacles ever encountered by young people. In addition to being overtaxed and underemployed, they will also be forced to march in lockstep with a government that…

Ron Paul: Haspel Is Not The Problem…The CIA Is The Problem

Authored by Ron Paul via The Ron Paul Institute for Peace & Prosperity, As a general rule, when Dick Cheney favors a foreign policy position it’s best to be on the opposite side if you value liberty over war and authoritarianism. The former vice president’s…

How The Feds Use Transportation Funds To Spy On You

Authored by Mike Maharrey via The Mises Institute, A recent announcement by a local transit authority in Virginia sheds light on how the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) are building a massive, intrusive surveillance network built on America’s transportation…

Fed Study Asks “Are Millennials The Lost Generation?”

Authored by Mike Shedlock via MishTalk, I previously called millennials the “screwed” generation. A more polite Fed study uses the term “lost generation“. A Fed study on the Demographics of Wealth explains How Education, Race, Birth Year Shaped Financial Outcomes. The study covers the long last-lasting wealth…

Why The American Dream Of Owning A Big Home Is Way Overrated (In One Simple Chart)

Authored by Shawn Langlois via MarketWatch.com, From 1978 through 2015, the median size of the single-family home increased every year until it peaked at 2,467 square feet, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. Then, in 2016, that number began to shrink, albeit ever so slightly….