Trump Is Pushing For 10% Cut In Aluminum, Steel Imports From EU

While the US-China trade talks have dominated headlines in the financial press this week, the Wall Street Journal on Tuesday published details from the Trump administration’s ongoing trade negotiations with the European Union, which increasingly look like they, too, have arrived at an impasse. According…

“God Help Turkey”: FX Confiscation Rumors Launch Lira Meltdown As Yields Explode

While Turkey may have repatriated all of its gold held at the NY Fed, or at least moved it from New York to the BIS tower in Basel as we reported overnight, what markets are far more concerned about is the ongoing inactivity by the…

Hawaii Residents Trapped As Volcanic Eruption Intensifies, First Major Injury Reported After “Lava Bomb”

More residents of Hawaii’s Big Island have been told to evacuate as fast moving lava threatens homes and businesses after a new, explosive eruption took place at Kilauea’s summit crater Saturday as well as the emergence of fresh, faster flowing lava throughout the region. Some 22 fissures have opened…

All 34 Bishops In Chile Suddenly Resign Over “Absolutely Deplorable” Pedophile Priest Scandal

All 34 bishops in Chile have tendered their resignations in the wake of yet another pedophile priest scandal in which high level officials covered up the institutionalized sexual abuse of minors – even threatening officials tasked with investigating sex crimes and the destruction of evidence. Thirty-one active…

One Angry, Disillusioned Philly Resident Reflects On “30 Blocks Of Slavery”

Authored by Jim Quinn via The Burning Platform blog, “Trump is my brother. You don’t have to agree with Trump but the mob can’t make me not love him. We are both dragon energy. He is my brother. I love everyone. I don’t agree with…

The Most Prosperous Cities In The US Are…

Wealthy coastal enclaves no longer have a monopoly on prosperity, according to a recent ranking by RentCafe. After analyzing Census data from between 2000 and 2016, RentCafe ranked 303 cities according to changes in overall prosperity. RentCafe examined a mix of factors, with a final…

The Long Death Of America’s Middle Class

Authored by Nick Giambruno via CaseyResearch.com, In America, what separates the “haves” and the “have nots” has never been wider. It’s a genuine crisis. And yet, few people know why this is happening… The American middle class is dying. In 2015, it dipped below 50%…