Category Archives: Dec 2016 Sentinel Alerts

2017 May Go Dark, Prepare During The Calm: “A Storm is Coming” – 12.30.16

While many believe the shift in government leaders in 2017 will bring us back to better times, one can never be too sure. As my father always said, “Don’t put all your eggs in one basket.” These are still uncertain times, … Continue reading

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Putin Stunner: “We Will Not Expel Anyone; We Refuse To Sink To Obama’s Level” – 12.30.16

Vladimir the merciful? Following this morning’s reports that Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov would recommend to Russian President Vladimir Putin a retaliation in kind, and expel 35 American diplomats, saying that “we cannot leave such acts unanswered. Reciprocity is part of … Continue reading

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Three Mini-Bubbles Are Bursting – 12.29.16

  The world has gotten so used to ultra-low interest rates that even economists and money managers seem to be shocked by what happens when rates start creeping back towards normal levels. Some of the mini-bubbles that formed in an … Continue reading

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Obama To Announce “Retaliation” Measures Against Russia As Early As Tomorrow – 12.28.16

With Obama vacating the White House in just over three weeks, the outgoing president is seemingly eager to make relations between the US and Russia as untenable as possible in his last days on the job (or as the Russian … Continue reading

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Russia, Turkey Agree On Syria Ceasefire Plan, Snub Washington – 12.28.16

In the latest snub of president Obama and the US State Department, on Wednesday Turkey and Russia reached an agreement for a ceasefire in Syria, Turkey’s foreign minister said, and according to Anadolu News Agency, will aim to put it … Continue reading

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Is The “Deplorable Economy” Flashing Warning Signs About Overall Economic Growth Prospects? – 12.27.16

For months we’ve been warning that soaring auto sales represent nothing more than the latest bubble created courtesy of low interest rates, deteriorating lending standards in the form of stretched maturities and weaker credit profiles, and an insatiable demand for … Continue reading

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