JPMorgan On The Risk Of Military Conflict With China

While some suggest a US-China war is inevitable, there’s also enormous economic pressure on China and the US to find common ground. Compared to adversaries of the past 100 years, economic linkages between the US and China are much larger.

  • Jul 9, 2018 5:55 PM

The Cognitive Dissonance Surrounding Donald Trump

"Let me say this as clearly as possible - presidents do not matter. They do not matter in terms of any important change in American society. Those great changes are always made either by a contingent of free people fighting relentlessly for good, or by a contingent of power mongers manipulating the halls of government from behind the scenes. "

  • Jun 1, 2018 10:25 PM

American Gridlock

“Today we are borrowing our children’s future with debt. We are witnessing the ‘hosing’ of the young.'

  • May 21, 2018 12:24 PM

Frontrunning: May 11

  • Quotas Return as Countries Seek U.S. Tariff Exemptions (WSJ)
  • Trump plan for drug prices may spare industry (Reuters)
  • Squeeze on Iranian Oil Could Upset OPEC Pact (WSJ)
  • Iran says Syria has every right to defend itself against Israel (Reuters)
  • Democrats Campaign on Health-Care Expansion After Failed ACA Repeal (WSJ)
  • May 11, 2018 8:44 AM

From Fake Boom To Real Bust

"Alas, when the stock market cracks, and the economic growth charts can no longer be fabricated upward, the fake boom will turn to a real bust.  We suspect this real bust will coincide with the breakdown of the debt based fiat money system."

  • Apr 22, 2018 11:00 AM