Lefty compassion run amok for illegal who mowed down cyclist

Bicycles and illegals don’t mix on busy city streets in Chicago. No, wait: They actually mix a lot, and that’s a problem. A Chicago bike-safety activist, who made it her business to erect bicycles spray-painted white on city streets where cyclists were killed as a reminder to drivers…

Nunes Expands SpyGate Probe To House, Oversight Committees; Refers Dozens For Public Testimony

House Intelligence Committee chairman Devin Nunes (R-CA) has been a busy man.  In a Thursday letter to two fellow GOP chairmen, Nunes referred 15 people connected to the Russia investigation to testify in an “open setting.” Many of those on the list are tied directly to…

Trade, Inflation, And Fed Mistakes: What Matters Most?

Authored by Nicholas Colas via DataTrekResearch.com, Last week was a busy one, with US, European and Japanese central banks all meeting plus the announcement of tit-for-tat tariffs between the US and China capping things off on Friday. This week should be quieter, with not much in…

Canada Has No Gold But A Mountain Of Debt… Things Will End Badly

Authored by Alex Deluce via GoldTelegraph.com, While other central banks have been busy increasing their gold reserves, Canada sold off all its gold reserves in 2016. The Bank of Canada ranks last globally out of 100 major central banks. There is precedence in a central bank selling…

Israel Strikes Hamas In Gaza As Border Protests Turn Into Guerilla Warfare

The Israeli army was busy last night, and in addition to launching an air strike on a Syria air field, following several weeks of increased tensions at the Israel-Gaza border, the IDF also struck a Hamas military compound in northern Gaza in response to the…

Mueller Tells Trump’s Lawyers President Not A Criminal Target But Remains Under Investigation

After a busy news day in which Trump tripled-down on his feud with Amazon, met with the leaders of the Baltic states and threatened to scrap NAFTA and foreign aid to Central America if Mexico doesn’t stop a caravan of migrants from reaching the US…

Key Events This Week: Keep A Close Eye On The Flood In The Bond Market

It’s a busy, holiday-shortened week for US data and Fed speakers: we get consumer confidence, the Case-Shiller house price index, final print of GDP and U. Michigan sentiment, advance goods trade balance, pending home sales, personal income & spending, core PCE and Chicago PMI. Consumer…