UMich Sentiment Soars As Economic Optimism Hits 14 Year High

Led by a jump in both current conditions and consumer expectations, University of Michigan’s Sentiment Survey jumped from 96.2 to 100.8, handily beating expectations of a 96.6 print, and the second highest level since 2004-only behind the March 2018 reading of 101.4. A snapshot of…

DARPA Designs ‘Glide Breaker’ Interceptor To Hit Enemy Hypersonic Missiles 

As Russia and China jump ahead of the United States with superior hypersonic weapons, one of the Pentagon’s top research and development arms is playing defense with a new, secret project to guard the nation against Mach 5 missile attacks. The Defense Advanced Research Projects…

Levi Strauss & Co Got Woke And Is About To Go Broke Over New Anti-Second Amendment Stance

So Levis Strauss & Company has decided it would be a good business idea to jump on the anti-Second Amendment train with the likes of people like David Hogg. They announced this on their corporate website. In this video we take a look at the…

Brandon Smith: The Strengths And Weaknesses Of Leftists Vs Conservatives

Authored by Brandon Smith via Alt-Market.com, Before I jump into this subject matter, I should probably address a common misconception among people who are new to liberty movement activism. The first time people hear about the concept of the “false left/right paradigm,” they wrongly assume…

Pre-Trade-War Buying Spree Sparks Biggest Jump In Wholesale Sales Since 2011

In a sudden surge, out of the recent ranges, Wholesale sales soared 2.5% MoM in May – the biggest jump since March 2011 – suggesting pre-emptive buying ahead of Trump’s tariffs (as opposed to a new trend). Farm Products and Computers saw big sales surges…

Existing Home Sales Resume Annual Drop Despite Weather-Driven Rebound

Existing Home Sales saw a better than expected 1.1% MoM jump in March…(largely thanks to rebounds in the Northeast and Midwest after weather-related weakness)… March existing-home sales in the Northeast jumped 6.3 percent to an annual rate of 680,000, but are still 9.3 percent below…

Theresa May To Blame Russia For Nerve Gas Attack; “Full Spectrum” Of Sanctions To Follow

Barely a week after UK Home Secretary Amber Rudd warned the country not to “jump to conclusions” about who was behind a nerve gas attack on a former Russian double-agent, it appears Prime Minister Theresa May is about to do just that… In a late-breaking…

Chinese Consumer Prices Spike Most In 5 Years As Food Costs Soar

Yuan is tumbling after Chinese Consumer prices spiked 2.9% YoY in February – the biggest jump in inflation since Nov 2013. Consumer prices jumped 1.2% MoM and 2.9% YoY (considerably higher than the 2.5% jump expected). The biggest driver of the price surge being food…