Banking and Monetary Policy

Global Economy: Between A Rock And A Hard Place

Source: The Corbett Report July 7, 2018 James Corbett Well, it’s official: “Japan Inc.” is now “Bank of Japan Inc.” Oh, OK, not officially official, but just about. As the Nikkei Asian Review reports, the Bank of Japan (BOJ) is now a top-10 shareholder in a whopping 40% of the …

Economics

Technology Turns the Tables on Global Hegemons

Source: Land Destroyer Report May 25, 2018 Gunnar Ulson Centuries ago, technology like sailing ships, guns, and steel armor enabled Europeans to appear on South American shores and appear godlike to the natives. Through a combination of spreading disease and wielding military, organizational, economic and of course technological superiority, Europeans …

Socialism

You Can’t Argue against Socialism’s 100 Percent Record of Failure

After more than two dozen failed attempts, Socialism has proven itself to be a disastrous philosophy. Source: Foundation for Economic Education April 16, 2018 by Kristian Niemietz Socialism is extremely in vogue. Opinion pieces which tell us to stop obsessing over socialism’s past failures, and start to get excited about its …

Economics

Defusing China’s “Nuclear Option” Myth

Source: The Corbett Report April 8, 2018 James Corbett Tariffs, counter-tariffs and headlines about trade wars are flowing like wine as the long-anticipated Trump campaign against China is finally shaping up. Given that futures are tumbling, the US trade deficit has just hit a decade low, and, oh yeah, we …

Economy

Trump Trade Wars A Perfect Smokescreen For A Market Crash

Source: Alt-Market March 7, 2018 Brandon Smith First, I would like to say that the timing of Donald Trump’s announcement on expansive trade tariffs is unusual if not impeccable. I say this only IF Trump’s plan was to benefit establishment globalists by giving them perfect cover for their continued demolition …

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Economics

Why Economists Are Always Wrong

Source: The Corbett Report February 24, 2018 James Corbett The state of affairs in economics is not just embarrassing, it’s downright perplexing. Economics is a science, right? It must follow some ironclad laws of the physical universe then, mustn’t it? But somehow we always end up asking the same question: …

Economics

Knowing Their Harm, Politicians Still Push for Minimum Wages

Source: Foundation for Economic Education December 29, 2017 by  Matthew Lau Critics of minimum wages often argue that raising the minimum wage is a policy guided by good intentions but ultimately counterproductive due to unintended consequences – primarily, the unemployment it causes for low-skilled workers and additional costs it piles …

Economics

Demise Of The Petrodollar Has The Potential To Reshape The Geopolitical World

Source: New Eastern Outlook November 23, 2017 James ONeill In the early 1970s President Richard Nixon instigated two changes that had profound effects. The first of these was taking United States off the gold standard; i.e. henceforth US dollars would no longer be convertible to Gold. Ordinarily this might have …

Economy

The Economic End Game Continues

Source: Alt-Market November 3, 2017 Brandon Smith In November of 2014 I published an article titled ‘The Economic End Game Explained’. In it I outlined what I believed would be the process by which globalists would achieve what they call the “new world order” or what they sometimes call the …

Weather Modification

EXPOSED: Fake Manufactured Weather causes Real Damage and shakes up markets

Source: GlobalIntelHub September 10, 2017 by globalintelhub As Hurricane Irma approaches US borders, investors should note the forces of the ‘invisible hand’ in nature and not only in markets.  As we explain in our groundbreaking work Splitting Pennies, the financial markets are not ‘as seen on TV’ and in fact, …