Month: June 2018

zerohedge June 1, 2018

Authored by Finian Cunningham via The Strategic Culture Foundation, The Dutch-led probe into the 2014 Malaysian airliner disaster has the hallmarks of a psychological operation to frame-up Russia and to justify further sanctions and aggression from the NATO powers. The so-called Joint Investigation Team (JIT) released an update last Thursday on its ongoing probe into the MH17 […]

zerohedge June 1, 2018

Authored by Tom Luongo, The Trump administration continues to play hardball games with China on trade.  The latest news has China angry over Trump going forward with 25% tariffs on an array of Chinese goods after having reached a deal earlier over phone-maker ZTE. As Bloomberg notes, the announcement by Trump, which seemed to tear up an […]

zerohedge June 1, 2018

It was all the rage in 2017. Not long after contrarians like Jeff Gundlach and Russell Clark said to go long Emerging Markets, suddenly everyone was doing it, either as a standalone trade or as part of a pair trade shorting one or more DMs. Of course, maybe all they were doing was indirectly shorting […]

zerohedge June 1, 2018

Authored by James Dorsey via The Turbulent World of Middle East Soccer blog, Newly elected Malaysian Prime Minister Mohammed Mahathir is adopting policies that could reshape the Southeast nation’s relations with powerful Gulf states. A series of anti-corruption measures as well as statements by Mr. Mahathir and his defense minister, Mohamad (Mat) Sabu, since this […]