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@rlefraim wrote, "IN THE PAST FEW DAYS, I HAVE SEEN EVERY DEMOCRATIC PARTY CANDIDATE FOR PRESIDENT SAY ESSENTIALLY THE SAME THING.

That the nation needs to replace Trump because of all the horrible things he is doing.
1) #DemocraticPresidentialCandidates #msm #Trump
NO ONE IN THE MEDIA SEEMS TO ASK "WHAT HORRIBLE THINGS?"

And other than personal attacks, name-calling & false accusations that are easily disproven, THEY NEVER ANSWER THE QUESTION.

So, what "horrible" things are they talking about?
2) #namecalling #smears #falseaccusations
Oh I know: Separating Children from parents of illegals at the border --- something started by Obama's Administration and OK with Democrats then. 3) #BorderSecurity #Obama #Democrats #DoubleStandards #children
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The discussion about negative rates and the "natural interest rate" (central bank fairy) should be directed to its effects to

1) The banking sector, and
2) The real economy.

We already know that the effects to the banking sector have not been good. 👇1/
ft.com/content/c1cb83…
What is missing, however, is the understanding on its effects to the real economy.

We've tried to raise this awareness several times, lately in the March issue of our Q-Review. 👇 2/
gnseconomics.com/en_US/2019/03/…
The Bank of International Settlements (the 'central bank of central banks') have also raised alarms, as nicely summarized by @MishGEA. 3/
moneymaven.io/mishtalk/econo…
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Is the World on the brink of a new #Recession? Apparently it is.

With today's #DowJones Industrial Average fall of 800+ points, the market flashed a warning sign about a possible recession for the first time since 2007. Follows @jchatterleyCNN assessment.
Banks are paying people to borrow money. That’s alarming news for the global #economy.

A must read @washingtonpost article that explains in plain english and in detail the storm/tsunami ahead. washingtonpost.com/business/econo… #recession2019
With Europe's main economic engine - #Germany, fully contracted, the #Eurozone industrial production continues to declined sharply raising tangible fears of a new #recession. #EuropeanUnion #recession2019 dw.com/en/is-germany-…
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1/ AT ONE TIME, EVERY PIECE OF #PAPER MONEY WAS BACKED BY #GOLD. REMEMBER… FOR EVERY 20 DOLLAR BILL… THERE WAS $20 WORTH OF GOLD IN A #GOVERNMENT VAULT. NOT ANYMORE.

TODAY, GOVERNMENTS CREATE #CURRENCY BY FIRST CREATING BONDS OR TREASURY-BILLS.
2/
THESE #BONDS ARE SOLD IN THE #MARKET… GENERATING FUNDS FOR THE GOVERNMENT THAT ISSUED THEM.

LARGE #BANKS BUY U.S. BONDS TO FLIP THEM… SELLING THEM TO THE #FEDERAL RESERVE AT A PROFIT -- THIS IS THE MAGIC MONEY MACHINE. #FED
3/ YOU SEE… THE FED IS AMERICA’S #CENTRALBANK. BUT IT DOESN’T HAVE ANY MONEY, NO #CASH ON ITS BALANCE SHEETS.

WHEN A BANK BUYS A BOND AND TAKES IT TO THE FEDERAL RESERVE, THE FED SIMPLY SAYS “THANK YOU MR. BANKER, HERE’S THE PRINCIPAL AND SOME #PROFIT.”
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@c_ehrbar Laugh all you want, I look at every timeframe on everything that I'm concerned with. I chose the 1H timeframe here, and even the 3m too on a facebook post, to serve as a "before" image if/when it plays out as quickly as expected. Then I can make something like this yet again.
@c_ehrbar An example of higher timeframe context that I've been providing... Notice how nicely it bounced from the .886 retracement 125 days after I posted it.

tradingview.com/chart/NDX/ca8z…

#StockMarket $DJI $NDX $SPX $SPY
@c_ehrbar I use that along with my analysis on #bitcoin itself, the individual indices, my "sum of that american indices divided by the price of gold" private chart, and several others to be almost certain of my medium-term scenario playing out, just as I was about #bitcoin goin up from 3k
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The crowd welcomes President Trump to the stage at @TPUSA's #TSAS2019.

Watch 🔴LIVE: theepochtimes.com/live
@TPUSA
@TPUSA "We believe in the American Constitution…we believe in religious liberty, the right to free speech, and the right to keep and bear arms."

Trump speaks at @TPUSA's #TSAS2019 - 🔴LIVE: theepochtimes.com/live
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Geopolitical Rivalry Between #Russia #China & #USA continues; in Full Force. The Real Question: Geopolitically Speaking, Who’s Ahead Currently?- - - ”China & Russia are bigger threats than terrorism says US government” sc.mp/2DrZdog
Food For Thought- You Get To Pick: In the Midst Of Current #Geopolitical Rivalry Which Country is Ahead?
Wow! That’s interesting, 3 first votes: one of each!! That’s interesting😊
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With this from yesterday )See here: “How Greece Became One of America’s—and Israel’s—Closest Allies” washingtonmonthly.com/2019/06/18/how…) what do U expect?! #Turkey #Greece #EastMedDrill - - - ”Is U.S. Ambassador to Greece Faithfully Conveying Trump Admin Policy? gatestoneinstitute.org/14408/greece-u…
#Turkey under siege from multi fronts- Testing Times 4 endurance: 1- #EastMedDrill tensions;2- #Idlib #Syria Escalations;3- #USA #S400 #F35 Threats-Pressure; 4- #Saudi #UAE Fallout; 5- #Libya #Hafar Under-The-Radar Developments;6- #Economy #Currency Turmoil. Remain Tall & Strong
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A month after holes in a key database used in GDP estimation were first exposed, the controversy around #India's GDP #data and statistical system has only grown. This #thread is a summary of some answers and many questions on this issue #stats #institutions #economy (1/n)
The latest to question the new GDP series is the former CEA @arvindsubraman who was also among the first to question the new series numbers when they first came out in 2015 (2/n)
His main contention, then and now, is that the new series fails to tally with other economic indicators. Others also have made this point but his recent paper (hks.harvard.edu/centers/cid/pu…) is the most systematic demonstration of that issue (3/n)
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#SundayThoughts

The Trump Regime approved the transfer of #nuclear technology to #SaudiArabia seven times!

Trump is risking #War with #Iran because he states, “we just don’t want them to have nuclear weapons - not too much to ask.” 

How can Americans believe this lie?
#MAGA
2015 Hillary Clinton's email.

What Israel military leaders really worry about -- but cannot talk about is loosing their nuclear monopoly!

The Yinon Plan, a strategy intended to ensure Israel’s regional superiority in the Middle East that involves breaking apart the Iraq, Syria, Jordan, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia & Egypt into smaller & weaker sectarian states.

mintpressnews.com/israels-yinon-…
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@rlefraim wrote, "IS IT TREASON. — OR CLOSE TO IT. ??? (1 #Treason
#Obama #MSM #DemocraticParty #WalkAway
It appears that former President Obama, the Democratic Party & their friendly media are currently damaging, even sabotaging, American Foreign Policy & the American People, & world peace prospects, in their game to protect the “Swamp” & Corruption of American politics. 2) #Swamp
Let’s look at three sets of facts:
1. Barack Obama is roaming the world telling leaders from Russia to Germany to Iran, to the Middle East, to China & to Latin America that they should stall for time, that they should prevent any changes,... 3) #Obama
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India (Bhārat), aka Republic of India (Bhārat Gaṇarājya) constitutes a mosaic of paradoxes and contradictions starting with the existence of gigantic socio-economic disparities which are in sharp contrast with the spectacular technological development in most productive sectors.
Such contradictions reflect significant measurement discrepancies which, in India's case, could be on the order of hundreds of millions of people.
Furthermore, there is the problem of Islamic terrorists, who are trained abroad and find easy fuel in the contradictions within it.
Finally, there’s agriculture which, by some estimates, accounts for 90% of India’s water consumption. Farmers meet irrigation demands by indiscriminately extracting groundwater, which some say accounts for a quarter of the world’s groundwater usage.
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Some argue that the #US economy could decouple from the steepening downturn in the global #economy . This is a serious misconception.

The fact is that, for the first time since the early 1900s, the US has not been the most influential player in the global business cycle. 1/
When the global financial crash reverberated through the global economy in late 2008, the Chinese leaders enacted stimulus that would break all records.

The idea, most likely, was to carry the Chinese economy through the slump of the global economy, but the slump never ended. 2/
The bank bailouts of 2008 combined with zero-interest and quantitative easing policies by the central banks forced the business cycle into expansion mode prematurely. Unprofitable banks and firms were kept operating, and the global economy “zombified”. 3/
gnseconomics.com/en_US/2019/03/…
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I do constantly wonder about two things.

First, how is it that the massive debt driven bubble in #China is so elusive to many? If look at any, any, standard measure of credit excess, it's in the red. 1/
This extremely important for the global #economy as China has been driven it for the past 10 years.

China has accounted for at least 30% of global growth and some 55% of global money (credit) creation since 2009. 2/
Secondly, why so few seem to worry about zero interest rates and swollen balance sheet of central banks?

There's absolutely no way that 10 years of these has not created the biggest and most dangerous asset bubble in history. 3/
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#Punjab: Essence of #productivity | Punjab has been the #breadbasket for the country by providing with a constant supply of #wheat , #vegetables and #fruits . #GranaryofIndia
However, the state has been plagued with issues regarding #drugabuse, high #fertilizer use and the lack of diversification in the #economy.
Punjab needs to reform, learn more by reading below. Read more on how Punjab will play a key role in the 2019 Indin elections. #IndianElections2019 #IndiaElections2019 #GeneralElections2019
bit.ly/2DWIjwd
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#India might cause the collapse our economy as the #US did with the #USSR- #Alarm bells are ringing.We have no choice but to #beg.I fear starvation, #poverty and unemployment.” Dr #KaiserBengali, Dean of Science and Tech in #Karachi Warned #Pakistan 😏🇵🇰
Pak Economy dead!
2: Dr Bengali, a former advisor for Planning and Development to the Chief Minister of #Sindh province, spoke yesterday at a hotel in #Lahore at the launching of his research titled State of the Economy 1990-2015; Economy on a Roller Coaster –And Stuck in the Mud
3: #Pakistan’s economy over a quarter of a century, examined three sectors: major crops, minor crops and large-scale manufacturing.
“Average #GDP growth of 4 per cent cannot be expected to raise the per capita income sufficiently to reduce poverty,” the study states.
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Economists estimate trump's #TradeWar w/ China has already cost U.S. companies & consumers $19.2 billion.

Now U.S. retailers, to avoid drastic price increases in the U.S., purchase products from Tawain, South Korea, Vietnam, & Mexico (thread)
#economics

reuters.com/article/us-usa…
The trump #TradeWar is making #Vietnam a winner-- as "exports rose 12.4% in the 2nd half of 2018...outpacing the five biggest economies in SE Asia"

And co's like Xuan Hoa Vietnam Joint Stock Co. (furniture) have shifted operations from China to Vietnam.

bloomberg.com/news/articles/…
Tawainese companies are also moving out of China to invest in their home country, making #Tawain a winner in the #TrumpTradeWar

#economics

taiwannews.com.tw/en/news/3679587
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@Halsrethink @RemainSovereign @TFMetals @BullionStar @jameshenryand @michaellebowitz @dlacalle_IA @DA_Stockman @RonPaul @RonPaulInstitut @MarkTOByrne @MarkYusko @ErikSTownsend @AndrewBellBNN @realDonaldTrump @LouDobbs @Varneyco @MariaBartiromo @gatewaypundit @JeffSnider_AIP @TruthGundlach @epomboy @PaulCraigRobert @LanceRoberts @TheBubbleBubble @POTUS @TayTayLLP @ronanmanly @jimiuorio @MoneyMetals @stranahan When a central banker or economist mentions 'stimulus', they are talking about diluting the currency through debt currency issuance - to create REAL GROWTH.

This is the insanity & silly talk promoted by central bankers globally.

Nobody asks the question.

#centralbanking #gold
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My grandfather was a soldier in World War II. My family has a history of military service.

The normalization of racial supremacy, the encouragement of it by some political leaders as a path to power, isn’t just abhorrent, it is a threat to our peace & to our communities.

#yegcc
As we mark the 25th anniversary of the Rwandan genocide let me say:

- how easy it is to stoke economic fear and pair it with racial fear. We have history to prove it. We know that road.

- Canada is not immune. We must always be on guard for the small wedge that opens the door.
Atrocity may explode like a powder keg, but it’s never the big event that is the cause, that’s just the effect.

Like the frog in the pot of increasingly heating water, it’s the prejudices, hate & fear that are allowed to spread & given platforms that lead to the boiling point.
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Articles from @nayadaurpk for your weekend reading pleasure.

1. Searching for an executioner — @NadeemfParacha on the execution of Z A Bhutto and the case that was used to eliminate him. nayadaur.tv/2019/04/search…
2. @Tariq_Bashir on how NAB law directly contradicts the fundamental principle of ‘innocent unless proven guilty’ granted under Pakistan’s constitution. And it needs to be repealed.
nayadaur.tv/2019/04/asad-m…
3. @MuhammadZiauddi explains Pakistan’s 70-year-old dilemma of choosing between an overvalued rupee and a free floating exchange rate. It is a #mustread on Pakistan’s economic history and #policy choices it made.
#nayadaur #reading
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#Panel discussion on "What is the new normal for #CESEE?"
@wiiw_news #wiiwSpringSeminar
Vizek: "Very strong public sector, lot of informal economy. Croatia experienced slow growth before, so new normal not really new. But political willingness to reform very low."
Zubovic: positive trends in #Serbia: - rapid #growth in #IT sector over last 3/4 years w/ 3% to 6% share of GDP - Huge Chinese #investments, but with #externalities - Macroeconomic #stability, no fiscal #deficit anymore - foreign #debt declining - Substantial growth of #GDP
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#poll If there was a Snap General Election, who would you vote for?

(For other parties, please vote them in comments)

Please RT once Voted! 😃
1997: Blair 13.5mn votes
1997-2015: Blairites/ Others lost 180 seats & 5mn voters
2017: Corbyn 12.8mn votes/ Gained 32

2019:

add first time voters (75% of those who vote, vote for Labour)

Subtract 2% of the population, 80% of whom vote Tories!

Labour Landslide on the cards!
Lab’s share of vote could be 14.5+mn

Once we take into account first time voters- 16 or under at 2017

first time voters -never voted before, disenchanted by Blair years whilst

removing Tory support -loss of voters due to old age

=> Lab will gain 100+ seats from Tories alone
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