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Alphabet Soup World

February 3rd, 2016
By James Corbett

So Wall Street wizards are now presiding over the Big Tech miracle that is single-handedly saving the economy... Hmmm, maybe the New Economy isn't so new after all...

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A Global Overview of The War on Cash

January 30th, 2016
By James Corbett

A war on cash is being waged in every continent and every country by the same bank gangster or bankster that will benefit from it all. The are working towards a day when every transaction is completely trackable and controlled by banks.

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Kissinger Helping HSBC Flee Country

January 27th, 2016
By James Corbett

Sadly for the people of the UK, HSBC's threats to move may just be a bargaining strategy they're using to wring yet more concessions out of the British government.

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The Real Elite Are Not At Davos

January 23rd, 2016
By James Corbett

So if these are not the string-pullers and masters of the universe that the media loudly proclaims them to be, who are the string-pullers? The question is bound to provoke much meaningless debate and speculation about who is at the top of the pyramid...

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Goldman Wraps Up 2008 Crisis as 2016 Crisis Begins

January 20th, 2016
By James Corbett

...in the midst of this beginning-of-the-end of the 8 year long QE re-leveraging heroin binge we have news that seems to put a bow on the 2008 crisis: Goldman Sachs has announced that it has reached a $5.1 billion settlement as its wrist slap for participating in the subprime ...

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Wall St hemorrhages

January 16th, 2016
By Noel Randewich

S&P 500 hits lowest level since Oct 2014, Pain was felt across the board. All 10 major S&P sectors were deep in the red and all 30 Dow components lo...

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The Market

January 13th, 2016
By Bob Rinear

While I believe that we’re in a bear market and that we’re going much lower, the market is trying to keep the averages looking good. Take out just 9 stocks from the S&P, the S&P average would be down well over 5 more percent. 

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2016 To Bring Community or Civil War

But this is still... the time of New Year cheer, so let me leave you with a more whimsical thought: All New Year's predictions inevitably fail.

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The Mainstreaming of the Shadow Government

January 6th, 2016
By James Corbett

Truly the conspiracy toothpaste is out of the tube and there’s no point in trying to put it back. While in many ways this represents the crowning achievement of the tireless efforts of generations of conspiracy researchers who have toiled in relative obscurity, it is not...

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How Big Oil Engineered the Petrodollar

January 2nd, 2016
By James Corbett

With the creation of this new system, the petrodollar, the oiligarchs reached unprecedented levels of control over the economy. Not only that, they backed the world monetary system with their commodity, oil, and brought potential competition under their control all in one step...

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Up is Down in the New Normal Stock Markets

December 23rd, 2015
By James Corbett

Overall, if you have the feeling that these types of helter skelter neo-voodoo economics can't be sustained for very long, then join the club.

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What the Fed Rate Hike Really Means

December 19th, 2015
By James Corbett

The real significance of the raid is that it breaks the supposed "independence" of the Fed, by which it can claim that “...

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EU Proposes Joint Border and Coast Guard in Wake of Refugee Crisis

December 16th, 2015
By James Corbett

this latest proposal, expected to be tabled next Tuesday, is the end result of a series of agreements-in-principle between the European Commission, the European Council, and European Parliament over the creation of a joint European Border and Coast Guard System.

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Congress Says Lying Is Legal

December 12th, 2015
By Bob Rinear

Now let’s be real here. The main stream media has been the liberal lap dog for decades. They bend over backwards... So the question becomes… how far would evil people with an agenda go to further that agenda?

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Markets bracing for Fed rate hike impact

December 9th, 2015
By James Corbett

Such concern played at least some part in the Fed's decision to avoid raising rates at the last meeting, but a rate hike at next week's meeting now seems a foregone conclusion and the FX markets have already priced them in.

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Turkey Erdogan and ISIS

December 5th, 2015
By James Corbett

There's a lot going on right now, and whatever the outcome we're likely to see some huge changes in Turkey and in the war in Syria as a result of recent events.

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IMF Includes China in Reserve Basket

December 2nd, 2015
By James Corbett

It means that the yuan is now effectively a world reserve currency. Not the world reserve currency; that’s still the dollar, a position that isn’t likely to change for a few years yet. But regardless, th...

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Bears Winning in the Gold Markets

November 25th, 2015
By James Corbett

Barring some very unexpected events, it looks virtually certain that there is going to be some economic pain in the forecast for anyone looking to sell their gold in the near future...

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How Governments Terrorize the Public

November 21st, 2015
By James Corbett

The strategy is remarkably simple. Provoke an attack, stage an attack, allow an attack to happen or simply capitalize on a spontaneous attack. Use the public's own outrage to push through draconian new legislation, all the while pretending to be the savior.

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Who is Funding ISIS

November 18th, 2015
By James Corbett

France is a nation in mourning. But perhaps the French people can reserve at least some of their outrage for the government which has used their own tax money to fund, supply and support the terrorists they are now at war with.

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Terrible TPP Clauses Explained in Plain English

November 14th, 2015
By James Corbett

Without mass education on this subject, it is unlikely that such massive protests can derail this TPP deal. Given the amount of time, money and energy the multinationals have sunk into the negotiation of this agreement, it's not going down without a fight.

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