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Janet Yellen Is The Second Worst Dove In History

"The most amusing part of yesterday’s market move is that anyone was surprised by Trump’s comments. The United States has a President that made his fortune on the back of debt, yet somehow the market thinks Trump will govern in a tea-party-hard-money fashion. Nothing could be further from the truth. He says Yellen is 'not toast'. Well, I disagree."

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It’s no secret that the U.S. unleashes all sorts of death and destruction with its foreign policy. But it is all for the greater good… so they claim.

Actually consider for a moment the obscure possibility that the U.S. foreign policy–drone bombings, supplying weapons to rebels, and rogue missiles attacks–is actually well intentioned. Even if America is truly trying to do the best thing for the citizens of the United States and the people abroad, its foreign policy is still is not okay.

9 Charts Showing Market Bears Are Waking Up

Just when you thought it was safe to stride safely through the forest of stock market investing (hey - banks, Trump, hope, reform, stimulus, earnings, and Trump again); the bears are coming out of hibernation...

Goldholics Anonymous

With the rising global political tensions, gold has gotten a bid over the past week. But is that what is driving the price?

North Korea "May Be" Capable Of Sarin-Tipped Missiles, Japanese PM Warns

If you weren't scared before, Japanese PM Abe just stepped up to the global fearmongery plate, announcing in parliament that "there is a possibility that North Korea already has a capability to deliver missiles with sarin as warheads." Of course, he offered no evidence, but in this new normal, it seems possibilities trump probabilities.

S&P Futures Slide Ahead Of Bank Earnings

S&P futures extended their Wednesday decline, dropping in the overnight session with banking shares in focus ahead of results from JPMorgan and Citigroup. European stocks likewise retreated along with the dollar, while Asian shares were mixed.

Korean Sovereign Risk Spikes After Syrian Airstrike

Despite being rated five levels higher than Thailand by Moody’s Investors Service, the cost of insuring South Korea’s bonds against default is now more expensive for the first time in 7 years.

Brandon Smith Warns The Next World War "Will Be Economic... Not Nuclear"

"The elite appear to have a great deal in store for President Trump’s first four years... quite a few tricks up their sleeves, if you will. The wars are already being manifested; but the larger elements of financial upheaval may take years to play out, even if there are a number of chaotic events, a bit of panic, and more of the great squeeze that is sucking the vitality of the country dry. Get ready for some big potential downturns."