Jun 302019
 
Debt Rattle June 30 2019

  • Trump Invites Kim Jong-Un to the White House (BI) • China Warns Of Long Road Ahead For Deal With US After Ice-Breaking Talks (R.) • Russia and Saudi Arabia Agree To Extend OPEC Oil Output Cuts Into 2020 (MW) • Johnson And Hunt Don’t Understand What It’s Like When A Wall Falls (G.) • The Extradition Cases of Pinochet & Assange (Vos) • UN Torture Rapporteur About Op-Ed On Assange Rejected By MSM (RT) • Boeing Outsourced Its

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Jun 292019
 
 June 29, 2019  Posted by at 10:09 am Finance Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , ,  6 Responses »
Debt Rattle June 29 2019

Salvador Dali Paranoiac Woman-Horse (Invisible Sleeping Woman, Lion, Horse) 1930   • Wall Street Wraps Up Its Best June In Generations (R.) • Not A Rate-Cut Economy (WS) • You Are Nuts To Think A July Interest-Rate Cut Is A Slam Dunk (MW) • Deutsche Bank To Fire Up To 20,000: One In Six Full-Time Positions (ZH) • China and US Agree To Restart Trade Talks (R.) • Russia-India-China Will Be The Big G20 Hit (Escobar) • Trump Offers To

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Jun 282019
 
 June 28, 2019  Posted by at 9:41 am Finance Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , ,  13 Responses »
Debt Rattle June 28 2019

Salvador Dali Invisible Sleeping Woman, Horse, Lion 1930   • 56% Of Americans Are Lying Awake At Night Worrying About Money (MW) • America’s Monopoly Crisis Hits the Military (AC) • US Car Industry Is Killing Itself (WS) • Baoshang Bank Collapse Threatens China’s Economy (ABC.au) • Deutsche Bank Passes Fed Stress Test In Boost For Its US Operations (R.) • Paul Singer Warns A 40% Market Crash Is Coming (ZH) • US Gets No Commitment From NATO Allies For

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Jun 272019
 
Debt Rattle June 27 2019

Pablo Picasso The rescue 1936   • Facebook May Pose a Greater Danger Than Wall Street (TD) • Trump Praising Stock Market Is Like Bush Praising Housing In 2006 (Colombo) • President Xi, Still the Deglobalizer in Chief… (Setser) • Trump Demands Withdrawal Of India’s ‘Unacceptable’ Tariff Hike (R.) • New 737 MAX Software Glitch Results In “Uncontrollable Nosedives” (ZH) • Airlines, Regulators Meet To Discuss Boeing 737 MAX Un-Grounding Efforts (R.) • United Airlines Extends 737 MAX Cancellations Until

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Jun 262019
 
 June 26, 2019  Posted by at 9:46 am Finance Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , ,  7 Responses »
Debt Rattle June 26 2019

Pablo Picasso The muse 1935   • Iran Says It Will Never Pursue A Nuclear Weapon (ZH) • Iran Foreign Minister Accuses Bolton Of Plotting For War (R.) • NATO Calls On Russia To Destroy New Missile, Warns Of Response (R.) • Mueller To Testify Before Two House Committees July 17 (AFP) • A. Gary Shilling Says The US Is Already In A Recession • Housing Market Slump Could Drive Global Growth To A Decade Low (MW) • Merrill Lynch

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Jun 252019
 
The Dying Days Of An Empire

Caravaggio Conversion on the way to Damascus 1600-01   Something’s been nagging me for the past few days, and I’m not sure I’ve figured out why yet. It started when Donald Trump first called off the alleged planned strikes on targets in Iran because they would have cost 150 lives, and then the next day said the US would do sanctions instead. As they did on Monday, even directly targeting Trump’s equal, the “Supreme Leader Khameini”. When Trump announced the

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Jun 252019
 
Debt Rattle June 25 2019

Pablo Picasso Minotauromachie 1935   • Interest Rates Don’t Need To Rise Much To Cause Recessions Now (Colombo) • The Federal Reserve Is About To Create A Lot More Zombies (MW) • The Solution to Trump’s Iran Mayhem (FFF) • Iran Says New US Sanctions “Permanent Closure” Of Diplomacy (AFP) • Oil Prices Drop Amid Demand Worries, But US-Iran Tensions Support (R.) • Provoking Iran Could Start a War, Crash the Entire World Economy (Pieraccini) • House Party (Jim Kunstler)

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Jun 242019
 
Concentration Camps

Unknown Anne Frank 1941 Merwedeplein, Amsterdam   As I watch the – if you ask me pretty vapid- discussion develop that Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (AOC) started by using the term “concentration camps” to describe the places on the US-Mexico border where “migrants” are being held, and where some of them die, I think back. Now, I actually like AOC, because she’s young (29) and that means she’s the future, simple as that. And if there’s anything America needs today it’s young

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Jun 242019
 
Debt Rattle June 24 2019

Pablo Picasso Sleeping girl 1935   • Free Money Socialism (Henrich) • Iran Goes For “Maximum Counter-Pressure” (Escobar) • Facebook’s Libra Cryptocurrency ‘Poses Risks To Global Banking’ -BIS (G.) • Google’s Chrome Web Browser “Has Become Spy Software” (ZH) • Austerity, Inequality Fuelling Mental Illness – Top UN Envoy (G.) • Republicans Don’t Understand Democrats – and Vice Versa (Atl.) • 400 Pilots Sue Boeing In Class Action Over 737 MAX Cover-Up (ABC.au) • How Wall Street Colonized the Caribbean

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Jun 232019
 
Debt Rattle June 23 2019

Rembrandt van Rijn Saskia en profil in expensive attire 1640-45   • Mapping the World’s Financial Weak Spots (IMF) • US Launched Cyber Attack On Iranian Rockets And Missiles (AP) • US To Hit Iran With ‘Major’ New Sanctions Monday: Trump (AFP) • Kushner’s Economic Plan For Mideast Peace Faces Broad Arab Rejection (R.) • Three Year Prison Sentence For Damaging EU Flag, German State Proposes (Exp.) • Johnson & Johnson Faces Multibillion Opioids Lawsuit (G.) • Istanbul Votes In

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