Gulf States Launch Naval Blockade Of Qatar

In what has emerged as the most significant escalation to result from the Qatar diplomatic crisis - which pits two of OPEC’s largest oil producers, Saudi Arabia and the UAE, against the world’s biggest exporter of liquefied natural gas and further disrupts stability in the region -  the biggest Middle East oil and container ports banned all vessels sailing to and from Qatar from using their facilities.

NSA Leaks Seemingly Contradict Obama's Public Promises On 'Russian Election Hacking'

If Obama was being honest in December 2016 when he told reporters that "in fact, we did not see further tampering of the election process" after his September 2016 meeting with Putin then perhaps he can explain how/why the NSA had intelligence of a hack targeting election infrastructure as late as "October 31 or November 1?"

Recession Watch - Fall 2017

Could it be that we’re facing the prospects of another recession prior to the completion of Fed ‘normalization’ policies?  From our one ear to the ground one eye to the future vantage point you can already count on it. At the moment, this forthcoming recession is popping up like dark storm clouds just above the horizon.  By fall, it may be bearing down upon us in full force.

With "Super Thursday" Fast Approaching, This Is What One Trader Plans To Do

"The three known knowns on the schedule are the June ECB meeting, former FBI director James Comey’s testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee and the U.K. election. All capable of moving things around... The only thing you can be sure of is that any trading being done now solely in preparation for the “big day” is largely a waste of time."

Ron Paul: Trump's Budget Projections "Bear Little Or No Resemblance To Reality"

President Donald Trump's proposed budget has generated hysteria among the American left. Prominent progressives have accused the president and his allies of wanting to kill children, senior citizens, and other vulnerable Americans. The reaction of the president’s allies - including some conservatives who should know better - is equally detached from reality...