One day after the the S&P500 bull market set a new duration record, at exactly 0.01 Washington Time on Thursday, the U.S. imposed tariffs of 25% on $16 billion worth of imports from China, sending the US dollar sharply higher across the board.
"As of today, the Fed’s independence is guaranteed, but Trump has the ability to make his own appointments to the Fed board. If Fed independence does get threatened, you’re going to see a bond market reaction."
The new round of sanctions this week unleashed by the United States on Russia has only one meaning: the US rulers want to crush Russia’s economy. By any definition, Washington is, in effect, declaring war on Russia.
"It is increasingly obvious that what poses as anti-racism and opposition to 'hate' is little more than hostility to the identity and values of the core American ethnos: English-speaking Christians of European descent, including completely or partially assimilated descendants of immigrants."