Category Archives: Jan 2017 Sentinel Alerts

Japan Gears Up For Trade War – 01.27.17

While so far Trump’s trade focus was fallen mostly on Nafta countries, and to a lesser extent China, one country that is taking precautionary steps is the one which recently suffered a major loss when Trump signed an executive order … Continue reading

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US Stocks Are Now The Most Over-Priced Since The 2000 Crash – 01.26.17

On March 30, 1999, the Wall Street Journal’s front page headline blasted the good news across the world: “Dow Industrials Top 10,000” The day before, the all-important US stock index, the Dow Jones Industrial Average, closed above 10,000 for the … Continue reading

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“Exceptional” USA Only 18th In World For Transparency – 01.26.17

After coming out of a 2016 Presidential election cycle in which one candidate was the subject of multiple federal investigations related to illegal pay-to-play activities as well as the illegal destruction of federal records subject to a Congressional subpoena, perhaps … Continue reading

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How The Obama Administration Quietly Bailed Out Private Equity Landlords At The Expense Of The Middle Class – 01.25.17

  So how much did Blackstone promise to give to the Obama library for this huge grift, um, parting gift? As regular readers may recall, private equity firms piled into buying foreclosed single family homes on the belief that if … Continue reading

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2017’s Real Milestone (Or Why Interest Rates Can Never Go Back To Normal) – 01.25.17

Forget about NAFTA or OPEC or TPP or crowd size or hand size or any other acronym or stat or concept that obsesses the financial press these days. Only two numbers actually matter. The first is $20 trillion, which is … Continue reading

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Germany Unleashes New ‘Ministry Of Truth – 01.25.17

It seems that all ideas suspected of being “populist” — or simply those ideas without the blessing of the elites — will now be banned in Germany. This restriction applies to criticism of the government (especially regarding immigration and energy … Continue reading

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