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US Government Exporting Jobs To China! Is There Any Truth Behind Trump’s Comments?

Trump claims he can reverse the trade deficit and bring jobs back home to the good ole USA. Given this is a 30+ year problem, the big questions are: is it true and if it is true, why hasn’t any

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To Bail Out or Not to Bail Out – that is the Bank’s Question

Today the FDIC and the FED jointly announced that 5 of the biggest US banks are in a precarious position and failed their audits. In creating a bank that is “too big to fail” a bank can take more risks

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Do Trump and Sanders agree on how the Fed and Wall Street crippled the US economy?

The current presidential race seems to be divided not between Republican and Democrat but between the candidates that have been bought by Wall Street and the candidates who haven’t. Despite being about as polar opposite as you can get in

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Currency Wars: The Saga continues… Is there a disruption in the force of the Fed?

The oil-dollar nexus is one of the foundations of the world economy but lately there has been a disturbance in the force. A combination of old enemies and Islamic states are trying to break the balance. The US Dollar has

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The Fed and the phony numbers casino

There was a lot of discussion about the Fed raising rates in the press over the last few weeks and now it has finally happened. Many people are wondering why they have raised rates when the rest of the world

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Are we heading for another major financial shock?

The 80 year debt cycle? I hear a lot of people talk about things feel different than they used to since the 2008 financial crisis. The key reason is we have moved from autumn to winter economic season. From 1950

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