This is how US media operate: Staunch skepticism is reserved for reports on the crimes of the US and its allies, whereas rumors and myths are reported as facts when they shine negatively on enemy governments.
It was China, whose gargantuan credit expansion, monetary easing and "Shanghai Accord" in early 2016 unleashed the global reflationary wave which central banks are currently mistaking for "growth." It is only appropriate that China will be the catalyst that ends it.
Investigators in the Netherlands arrested two individuals on Thursday, seizing a gold bar, paintings, jewelry and bank account information as part of a tax-evasion probe by Credit Suisse clients who concealed millions of euros from authorities by placing them in Swiss bank accounts
Stocks fell worldwide on the last day of the quarter, with US equity futures pointing to a lower open even as the S&P is set for its best quarter since 2015 amid persistent economic and political uncertainty.
Contrary to what housing activists seem to think, declaring that rents shall be lower will not magically make more housing appear. Put simply, the problem of too little housing — assuming demand remains the same — can be solved with only one strategy: producing more housing.
Presenting the Brexit "Wall Chart" courtesy of Goldman, which lays out in clear detail not only what the next two years will look like for the Brexit process, but superimposes on it parallel events across Europe.
Shandong Gold Group, China’s second biggest gold producer by output, announced on Tuesday that it has discovered deposits in eastern China containing an estimated 380 tons of gold reserves, which would represent the nation’s largest ever gold deposit.
Today Mrs. May finally officially announced Brexit and kicked-off the process of divorce from the EU. A disaster for Britain, according to officials in Brussels, Berlin and Paris. Really? Whenever there is broad consensus it is worthwhile to challenge it.
The commander of U.S military forces in Europe told lawmakers Tuesday that he needs a larger combat force, including an armored division and increased naval power, to deter Russian military forces on the continent.
Brexit day has finally arrived, and despite this major "risk event", European and Asian stocks are trading mixed, while S&P futures are just fractionally lower as a bounce on optimism over the American economy appears to have fizzled and President Trump continues to struggle to pass his legislative agenda. The pound first dipped then rose as the U.K. is set to begin its life outside the EU.
Everywhere, Europeans see signs of fracture. Jihadists seem to be leading an assault against freedom and against secular democracies. Fears occupy the collective imagination of Europeans. A survey of more than 10,000 people from ten different European countries has revealed increasing public opposition to Muslim immigration.