zerohedge December 17, 2018

Authored by Mike Shedlock via MishTalk, My how strange it’s been when “normalcy” is considered a “brave new world”… Please consider Fed Entering Brave New Policy World as Rates Near Normal Levels. As the Federal Reserve approaches the final stages of monetary policy normalization 10 years after it cut interest rates to zero, it faces the […]

zerohedge December 17, 2018

Via VoiceofEurope.com, “It is the “moral responsibility” of the outside world to accept even more migrants,” Pope Francis explained in a speech on Thursday. This year it is 70 years since the globalist organisation that is the UN adopted the “Universal Declaration of Human Rights”. It was for that reason that Pope Francis urged the outside world […]

zerohedge December 17, 2018

In an unprecedented move that possibly foreshadows similar charges from the US DOJ – and lots of headaches for the “recently retired” Lloyd Blankfein – the Malaysian attorney general has filed criminal charges against Goldman Sachs – targeting two of the investment bank’s Asian subsidiaries and two former Goldman bankers who have already been charged […]

zerohedge December 17, 2018

Via The Strategic Culture Foundation, Well, what d’you know, regular as clockwork, Russia is being blamed – again – for “sowing social division” in Western states. This time, it’s the ongoing nationwide public protests in France against economic austerity which some Western media outlets have claimed are being “amplified” by Russian influence. One of the […]

zerohedge December 17, 2018

For almost two years now, Bridgewater Associates Founder Ray Dalio has been telling anyone who will listen that the rise of anti-establishment populist parties presents a greater threat to markets than the ebbing of monetary stimulus and burgeoning national debt. And in an interview with CNN”s Fareed Zakaria that’s set to air on Sunday, Dalio […]

zerohedge December 17, 2018

Authored by Daniel Lacalle, The main reason why the ECB quantitative easing program has failed is that it started from a wrong diagnosis of the eurozone’s problem. That the European problem was a demand and liquidity issue, not due to years of excess. The ECB had been receiving tremendous pressure from banks and governments to […]

zerohedge December 17, 2018

After police arrested dozens of demonstrators who tried to storm the Hungarian Parliament in Budapest earlier this week, the country’s ruling Fidesz Party has blamed socialist lawmakers and liberal billionaire George Soros – whose “Open Society Foundation” was recently driven out of the country by a series of laws penalizing foreign interlopers in Hungarian politics […]

zerohedge December 17, 2018

Authored by Ann Garrison via ConsortiumNews.com, Hungarian scholar George Szamuely tells Ann Garrison that he sees a 70 percent chance of combat between NATO and Russia following the incident in the Kerch Strait and that it is being fueled by Russia-gate. An Interview with George Szamuely George Szamuely is a Hungarian-born scholar and Senior Research […]