Whalen: Donald Trump Is Right About The Fed

Authored by Chris Whalen via TheInstitutionalRiskAnalyst.com, President Donald Trump has been criticizing the Federal Open Market Committee for raising interest rates.  The reaction of the US equity markets is self explanatory.  But while the economist love cult in the Big Media may take umbrage at President…

America Divided: Ku Klux Klan Visits Baltimore After White Slaying

Neighbors in Federal Hill, Baltimore, where Tim Moriconi, 25, was killed, said they had received Ku Klux Klan recruitment fliers outside their homes last weekend, according to a new report from Fox Baltimore.  The flyers were distributed along the 1200 block of Riverside Ave., where Moriconi…

US Freezes Deripaska’s US Assets

The federal government’s scorched-earth campaign against Ukrainian-born oligarch Oleg Deripaska has traveled all the way from Russia to the Upper East Side. To wit, the New York Post reported that the US Treasury has frozen Deripaska’s US assets, including a sprawling mansion on East 64th…

Support For Brazil’s “Donald Trump” Surges As General Election Voting Begins

Brazil’s 147 million eligible voters have begun casting ballots in Sunday’s federal election, which will help decide who will replace the wildly unpopular centrist Michel Temer as the president of South America’s largest country and economy (it will also determine the composition of the next…

Alex Jones – 2018-Oct-02, Tuesday

The federal debt rose over a trillion dollars this fiscal year, making the total now over $21 trillion. This gain marks the eighth fiscal year out of the last eleven in which the debt increased by at least one trillion dollars. Also, tensions with China escalated…

Marty Feldstein Warns “Another Recession Looms…” And The Fed’s Out Of Ammo

Authored by Martin Feldstein, op-ed via The Wall Street Journal, And unlike in the past, the Federal Reserve has little room to encourage growth by reducing rates… Ten years after the Great Recession’s onset, another long, deep downturn may soon roil the U.S. economy. The…

Trump To Investigate Google, Facebook Under New Executive Order: Bloomberg

According to a an early draft of an Executive Order (EO), the White House will instruct federal law enforcement and antitrust agencies to launch investigations into the business practices of Facebook, Google and other social media companies, according to Bloomberg which says it has seen the draft.  While…

FBI Will Not Launch Criminal Probe Into Kavanaugh Allegations

Following repeated demands from numerous parties for an official federal probe into the sexual assault allegations leveled against President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh, Fox News reports that the FBI will not launch a criminal investigation according to highly-placed law enforcement sources. The…

Active Shooting Reported At Wisconsin Office Building; ATF, Local Police Responding

Local and federal authorities are responding to a reported active shooting situation at a building on the 1800 block of Deming Way in Middleton, Wisconsin, a small city on the western shore of Lake Mendota and about 6 miles from Madison. Local news reporters said…

Trump Will Send “Presidential Alert” To Every Cell Phone In America On Thursday

The Federal Emergency Management Agency  (FEMA), in coordination with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), will conduct a nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System (EAS) and Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA) on September 20th. The emergency communications drill will begin at 2:18 p.m. EDT through 2:20…