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    Chart Guru Torsten Slok Is Quitting: Here Is His Final Chartpack

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    For years, Deutsche Bank chief economis Torsten Slok was best known not for his macroeconomic calls or market outlook, but for the prodigious amount of original, insightful charts. Alas, the charts are coming to an end: in an email sent on Thursday, Slok said...

    Historic Constitutional Changes in Russia

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    Historic Constitutional Changes in Russia by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman) In January during an address to Russian lawmakers, Vladimir Putin proposed long overdue changes to the country’s out-of-date Constitution. They include what Sputnik International called “a heavy focus on social...

    Defending Australia: The Deputy Sheriff Spending Spree

    There are few sadder sights in international relations than a leadership in search of devils and hobgoblins. But such sights tend to make an appearance when specialists in threat inflation either get elected to office or bumped up the hierarchies of officialdom. The...

    How Pension Funds Die, CalPERS Edition

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    by John Rubino, Dollar Collapse: Say you’re running a big pension fund that – according to the politicians who are handing out ultra-generous benefits to public sector employee voters – has to generate 7% annual returns in order to meet the resulting obligations. But the...

    Trump Draws Back from War with Iran – Twice

    On 14 July 2015, the US signed a nuclear agreement with Iran, known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA).  The other four permanent members of the Security Council – China, France, Russia and the UK – plus Germany, were also party...

    After the Lockdowns, Government “Fixes” for the Economy Will Make Things Even Worse

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    by Antony P. Mueller, Mises Institute: While it is relatively easy to predict that the postcorona economy will suffer from high unemployment, the outlook for price inflation is not so certain. On the one hand, there will be high government deficits and more public...

    Is It 1999 Or 2007? Retail Investors Flood The Market

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    Authored by Lance Roberts via RealInvestmentAdvice.com, Is it 1999 or 2007? Retail investors flood the market as speculation grows rampant with a palpable exuberance and belief of no downside risk. What could go wrong? Do you remember this commercial? The Etrade commercial aired...

    Why America Needs War

    GR Editor’s Note: This incisive article was written on April 30, 2003 in the immediate wake of the war on Iraq, by renowned historian and political scientist Dr. Jacques Pauwels, Research Associate of the Centre for Research on Globalization (CRG). The article largely pertains...

    Coronavirus – The Aftermath. A Coming Mega-Depression…

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    First published by GR on April 9, 2020 What will be next? Is a question on many people’s minds. Very likely the world will never be the same again. That might be good, or not so good, depending on how we look at...

    Flights Logs Suggest Bolivia Coup May Have Been Planned in Brazil

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    Bolivian President Evo Morales was overthrown in a U.S.-backed coup in November. But new details have emerged that suggest Brazil had a larger hand in his ouster than previously confirmed. Argentinian outlet Pagina 12 reports that flight logs of the presidential jet show that on November 11, the...

    The Staggering “Powell Bubble” In Just One Amazing Chart

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    With three in four finance professionals convinced that Fed is behind the current rally thanks to an unprecedented firehose of liquidity which is anywhere between $8 and $12 trillion based on asset purchases, backstops, and guarantees, there is no denying that what we are...