Category: Economy

Shrinking Labor Force “is primary factor behind latest unemployment rate. – MarketWatch

The nation’s unemployment rate sank in April to the lowest rate since December 1969, but the milestone comes with a big caveat: The decline stemmed from more people quitting their search for work. The jobless rate slipped to 3.6% last month from 3.8% in March, continuing a long downward arc from a 27-year high of…

World’s Largest Pension Fund Loses $136 Billion: Do You Have It?

Things keep getting worse for pensions… If you’ve read Notes recently, you know the pension fund crisis is one of our major themes. Simply put, these giant pools of capital responsible for paying out retirement benefits to workers are BROKE. According to the World Economic Forum, pension funds around the world are short around $70 TRILLION. State,…

“Making Shit Up” – Espionage Is The ‘Collapse Driver’

In today’s United States, the term “espionage” doesn’t get too much use outside of some specific contexts. There is still sporadic talk of industrial espionage, but with regard to Americans’ own efforts to understand the world beyond their borders, they prefer the term “intelligence.” This may be an intelligent choice, or not, depending on how…

Trumps 4 Dimensional Modus To Out Maneuver The Banking Cabal Deep State

Here’s the perfect example of the difficulty in understanding President Trump when it comes to him being either pure genius or just having dumb luck. Last week, we all know what the President said – I think I wrote up three articles on it because I felt it was that important. For those who don’t…

Dow In Longest Losing Streak: Greatest Short – Squeeze In The History Of The S&P Data

The Big Short ~ True Story June 20, 2018 “Every dip is met by a wall of buying, ramping the market ever higher, and ever more ignorant of the increasingly…” Editor’s Note Markets 101: If you “short” a stock, that means you sell a stock you don’t own. You do that because you think the…

Government Politicians Say They Live In Fear As Threats Against Deep State Congress Increase

“the House Administration Committee allocated $25,000 to each member in 2017 and again in 2018 to beef up their personal and office security…” Threats against politicians have been skyrocketing lately. Many in Congress are now living in fear, purchasing body armor and hiring armed guards to protect themselves against the people they should be serving rather than…

China And Russia On Gold: The Quiet Revolution

There is a quiet revolution taking place in the monetary vacuum that’s developing on the back of the erosion of the dollar’s hegemony. It is perhaps too early to call what’s happening to the dollar the beginning of its demise as the world’s reserve currency, but there is certainly a move away from it in…

Final Stage Of Inflation Begins: Phase 3

Inflation enters the economy in stages. It’s not as though the Fed begins to print money and POOF! inflation appears. It takes time. The first stage occurs in the manufacturing/ production segment of the economy when you see producers suddenly paying more for the raw goods and commodities they use to manufacture/ produce finished goods. You…

Crypto Currencies Crumble: Burst Of Physical Precious Metal Buying

The plotline of the recently-aired season finale of the fifth season of Silicon Valley eerily came to life this past week when nearly $20 million worth of cryptocurrency was stolen from online exchanges. Crypto-mining thieves reportedly took over the digital currency platforms and proceeded to claw whatever they could from user accounts, capturing tens of…

Italy: The End Of The European Union

Italian President Sergio Mattarella just blew up the European Union.  His refusal of the coalition agreement between The League and Five Star Movement threw the best chance for the EU to face its burgeoning political crisis before it became a full-blown sovereign debt crisis. With U.S. and U.K. markets closed today the full force of…