Federal Reserve

The Secret History Of The Banking Crisis

"Accounts of the financial crisis leave out the story of the secretive deals between banks that kept the show on the road. How long can the system be propped up for?"

Is Bitcoin Money?

"At various times in history, feathers have been money. Shells have been money. Dollars and euros are money. Gold and silver are certainly money. Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies can also be money."

An Indicator Of Peril

"Since 1948 there have been 277 quarters of data. RVA has only been negative during recessions or in proximity to periods leading up to and/or following recessions... it is currently in negative territory..."

Frontrunning: August 8

  • Tax Overhaul Effort Shaped by Debate Over Corporations (WSJ)
  • Funds target 'unknown' stocks as Wall Street cuts analyst jobs (Reuters)
  • GOP Plans Tax Compromise to Sidestep Democrats (BBG)
  • Few expect Trump's 15-percent corporate tax rate: Deloitte survey (Reuters)
  • Raid on Venezuelan Base Got Help From Active Officers (WSJ)
  • Hackers demand million in ransom for stolen HBO data (AP)

Is Trump Winning?

"Mainstream analysis has been wrong for so long, why start believing it now?..."