"They are adopting the EU approach to silence political criticism. They claim it is necessary, just as the EU argued, that they must act to prevent Russian hackers and 'restore' the people’s trust in our institutions, democracy, and the free press."
Despite the latest stronger than expected China credit data, China still has a long way to go to: the latest data showed that China's credit impulse is still negative and remains at the lowest level it has been in two years.
"If President Trump is to be taken at his word, that he welcomes dialogue 'without pre-conditions' with leaders of Russia, North Korea, Iran, and elsewhere, he would be wise to reconsider those in his employ who are undermining him every step of the way."
The CBO unexpectedly trimmed its 2018 real GDP forecast to 3.1% citing concerns of rising trade war. It also predicted fewer rate hikes and now expects that the Federal Reserve would raise interest rates fewer times.
America’s long-term “balance sheet numbers” just continue to get progressively worse. Unfortunately, since the stock market has been soaring and the GDP numbers look okay, most Americans assume that the U.S. economy is doing just fine...
"That’s what happens when you opt for multiculturalism as your number one political principle. It automatically negates shared values, so why even expect any agreement between groups contending for dominance?"