Why Hillary Clinton Is A Bigger Concern For China Than Donald Trump

So you think Donald Trump is the biggest threat to world peace? And Barack Obama engineered America’s “pivot to Asia”? It was actually Hillary Clinton, emphasising the necessity of a “strategic turn” for the United States, who launched the pivot to Asia in an October 2011 article titled “America’s Pacific Century”. The tone was martial: “Our military is by far the strongest and our economy is by far the largest.”

Iran Asks For "Billions Of Dollars" In Ransom To Release Another Two US Hostages

Iranian news sources close to the country’s Revolutionary Guard Corps, or IRGC, which has been handling prisoner swaps with the United States, reported on Tuesday that Iran expects “billions of dollars to release” those U.S. citizens still being detained.” “We should wait and see, the U.S. will offer … several billions of dollars to release” Siamak Namazi and his father Baquer, who was abducted by Iran after the United States paid Iran a $1.7 billion ransom.

Never Before Seen Secret Memo On AIG Bailout From Fed's Tarullo To Obama Revealed In Podesta Emails

"...we surely do not want to unnerve markets by saying anything that would suggest your Treasury Department would undo this modification after January 20.  However, the combination of the questionable terms of the original Fed lending and failure to increase the effective stake of taxpayers as part of this deal means that we should avoid saying anything that would identify us with this move."

California Attorney General Launches Criminal Probe Into Wells Fargo Over Fake Accounts

The California DOJ has launched a criminal probe into Wells Fargo on allegations of identity theft over its creation of millions of unauthorized accounts, according to a search warrant sent to the bank’s San Francisco headquarters this month.  As Reuters adds, the AG warrant seeks to seize documents at Wells, and cites probable cause that felonies were committed at the bank.

Ignore The Pink Elephant In The Room: Dilbert's Adams Explains Anti-Trumpers' Shared Illusion

"Trump represents what is likely to be a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to bring real change to a government that is bloated and self-serving. Reasonable people can disagree on policies and priorities. But Trump is the bigger agent for change, if that’s what you think the country needs. I want voters to see that choice for what it is... And it isn’t a pink elephant. "

Trump Said To Part Way With Long-Time Ally Roger Ailes

With former Fox News boss Roger Ailes facing his own sexual harrassment scandal over the summer, some questioned his proximity to Donald Trump - now facing his own allegations - but as Vanity Fair claims the long-time allies have reportedly parted ways. The reason for the fall-out depends on who is asked...

Saudi Arabia Is Already Spending The New Bond Money

The ink wasn't even dry yet on the just concluded historic, upsized and dramatically oversubscribed bond sale by Saudi Arabia which raised $17.5 billion and Saudi Arabia was already begun spending the money. Roughly at the same time as the wire transfers were taking place, the Saudis were busy repaying debts to state contractors, after long delays that squeezed company finances and hurt investor sentiment.