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Stocks Catch A Bid On Report Trump's Threat Was Improvised

The S&P has caught a bid, and is now down just 0.1%, with the Nasdaq similarly wiping out most early losses, following a report that contrary to previous speculation that Trump's bombastic "fire and fury" statement was a coordinated and pre-agreed upon indication of intent from the entire White House, it was in fact improvised.

Is Trump Winning?

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

Frontrunning: August 7

  • Futures slightly higher after Dow's record run (Reuters)
  • Tillerson says U.S., Russia can settle differences (Reuters)
  • Hot-Stock Rally Tests the Patience of Value Investors (WSJ)
  • ‘Good Conservative’ Grassley Ramps Up His Panel’s Trump-Russia Probe (BBG)
  • Brands Strike Back: Seven Strategies to Loosen Amazon’s Grip (WSJ)

US Special Forces Working In Close Proximity To Terrorist Hezbollah

The Pentagon has just conformed deployment of US Special Forces in Lebanon to support the Lebanese Army in an upcoming coordinated military campaign aimed to clean out an ISIS border pocket in the country's northwest. But awkwardly for the US, the fight will necessitate some level of coordination with Hezbollah, which the US considers a terrorist organization.

Rare Earths Are China's Most Potent Weapon In A Trade War

In October 1973, the world shuddered when the Arab members of OPEC imposed an oil embargo on the United States. It shook the nation. How had a few foreign powers put a noose around the neck of the world’s largest economy? Well, it could happen again and very soon...This time, just one country is holding the noose: China.

Paul Craig Roberts Warns "Trump Will Now Become The War President"

"Having been prevented by the military/security complex, both US political parties, the presstitute media, the liberal-progressive-left, and Washington’s European vassals from being out front as a leader for peace, Trump will now be the leader for war. This is the only permissible role that the CIA and armaments industry will permit him to have."

Even Some Allies Fear America

While Machiavellian disciples argue that for a leader it's better to be feared than loved, the United States often sees itself as a benign hegemon, holding its shielding hand over the world, ever since she won the Second World War... not everyone seems America as a force for good in the world...

Sabotaging Russia-US Relations For Good

"The strategy that the American deep state intends to employ to sabotage once and for all the possibilities of a rapprochement between the United States and Russia has been revealed."