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Thursday, 18 October

02:50

Facebook Deletes Disabled Veterans Page Without Warning After Taking $300,000 for Ads The Daily Coin

Facebook Deletes Disabled Veterans Page Without Warning After Taking $300,000 for Ads by Lucas Nolan Breitbart Facebook blacklisted the conservative news page run by disabled Air Force veteran Brian Kolfage with no warning or explanation after he...

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02:46

Air Force Chief Lauds Trump, 2411 The Still Report

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02:45

How FairCoin Became a Lifeline for Activists Grassroots Economic Organizing

"Aside from the blockchain, which is the same technology, the rest, why it is there, the people who use it, the past and the future of it, is totally the opposite," Sporos said.

Created in 2014, faircoin didn't originate from its current community. Rather, the cryptocurrency was discovered online by anti-capitalist activist Enric Duran, having been abandoned by its original creator (who allegedly created it as a pump-and-dump scheme).

"Faircoin was just another coin somebody made," Sporos told CoinDesk. "Some friends found this abandoned project, they liked the name, they bought the coins from here and there with their money, they acquired 50 million out of 52 million."

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02:30

THE DANGEROUS TRIBALISM OF THE RULING CLASS (Video) The Daily Coin

THE DANGEROUS TRIBALISM OF THE RULING CLASS Video Black Pilled Video Source

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02:11

Harvest Co-op Markets is Closing Grassroots Economic Organizing

A major loss for the co-op community was revealed Wednesday night, as the Jamaica Plain News reported that both Harvest Co-op Markets locations will be closing in seven to 14 days.

The news comes on the heels of the National Co+op Grocers (NCG) deciding not to submit a proposal that would assume the co-ops liabilities and assets.

According to Paige Clark, who has been the Jamaica Plain store manager since July 2017, Harvests staff all found out Wednesday. Around 50 people between the two locations the other in Cambridges Central Square are expected to lose their jobs.

Read the rest at Boston.com

 

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02:10

Is The Blue Wave Actually a Crime Wave? The Daily Coin

Is The Blue Wave Actually a Crime Wave? by Jake Macaulay Freedom Outpost This blue wave is sounding to me like a crime wave. This is not American and it is not productive. The Blaze.com recently reported: Georgia Democratic...

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02:03

Carmageddon Goes Global-European, Chinese Auto Sales Plunge David Stockman's Contra Corner

The global carmageddon wave is spreading: just two weeks after the US reported its worst auto sales in years now ex dealer incentives, and just days after the latest Chinese data showed passenger-car purchases by dealerships plunged 12% from a year earlier to just over 2 million units in September, the biggest drop on record

 

 

https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-10-17/european-car-sales-plunge-23-dragging-market-lower

02:00

Source Of Italys New Budget CrisisRunaway Spending David Stockman's Contra Corner

The biggest problem of the proposals is that they are the same old mistakes that never worked. Massive subsidies and political spending are not tools for growth but the recipe for stagnation and ultimately larger and more painful adjustments in the long term.

 

 

http://davidstockmanscontracorner.com/?p=229663&preview_id=229663&preview_nonce=e3623bdd6f&preview=true

02:00

Global Consumer Confidence and Global Equities Financial Sense

By Callum Thomas One of my favorite things to do is discover and utilize somewhat obscure, new, misunderstood, or underutilized datasets. Or indeed, to look at an existing and well-understood set of data in a different way. In today's post we look at...

01:50

While You Slept: The US Pentagon Declares Russia is the Enemy The Daily Coin

While You Slept: The US Pentagon Declares Russia is the Enemy Author: Phil Butler  Journal-NEO American foreign policy is more and more resembling the NFLs and broadcast networks pre-game football hype before the Super Bowl. For those of you who grimaced...

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01:47

Daily Digest 10/17 - Italy's 'People's Budget,' Alan Greenspans Prescription For American Decline Peak Prosperity

Daily Digest 10/17 -Italy's 'People's Budget,' Alan Gr
  • Main points of Italy's draft 'people's budget'
  • Mayor Emanuel Prepares to Release His Final City Budget (Chicago)
  • Americas $1.5 trillion student debt is a failed social experiment
  • ECB still set to turn off QE taps despite cocktail of risks: Reuters poll
  • China has US$6 trillion in hidden debts with titanic credit risks, S&P says
  • Jean-Claude Juncker hints Brussels will reject Italian budget
  • Alan Greenspans prescription for American decline
  • Americas budget deficit jumps by 17% as spending surges
  • Lose your illusions. It's an ugly, dystopian world: Neil Macdonald
  • Saudi Arabia under spotlight over Khashoggi, but drastic Yemen famine ignored
  • Mammals cannot evolve fast enough to escape current extinction crisis
  • Scientists make plea to save Pacific Northwest killer whales

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01:35

Even The IMF Goes PostalFrets About Second Great Depression David Stockman's Contra Corner

Is another Great Depression on the horizon?

It would be easier to dismiss these words from Nouriel Roubini, Marc Faber or other doom-and-gloom prognosticators. Coming from Christine Lagardes team, though, they take on a new dimension of scary. The International Monetary Fund head isnt known for breathlessness on the world stage. And yet the IMF sounded downright alarmist in its latest Global Financial Stability report, stating that large challenges loom for the global economy to prevent a second Great Depression.

 

http://www.atimes.com/article/great-depression-ahead-imf-sounds-dire-warning/

01:30

AY UP OR THE EARTH GETS IT! #PROPAGANDAWATCH (Video) The Daily Coin

AY UP OR THE EARTH GETS IT! #PROPAGANDAWATCH Video Corbett Report As predicted, the IPCC has released their hot air report on 1.5C of global warming and the lamestream fake news lying establishment lapdog media is hyping it...

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01:21

Ryan Zinke, Oil & Gas CEOs Headline Consumer Energy Summit in Pennsylvania Eyes on the Ties

The fossil fuel industry held a "consumer" conference in Pennsylvania with Ryan Zinke, just after it released a sham report. Why is the media reporting on these astroturf efforts so uncritically?

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01:10

Harry Markopolos The Madoff Whistleblower Warns A Wild Card Will Hurtle World Into 2nd Great Depression Audio Interview The Daily Coin

Harry Markopolos The Madoff Whistleblower Warns A Wild Card Will Hurtle World Into 2nd Great Depression Audio Interview from King World News 10/17/18 UPDATE Republishing to ensure you have an opportunity to hear one of the best whistleblowers around....

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00:53

At Least One VC Man Knows How To Cut His Losses! David Stockman's Contra Corner

Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, center, met with a group of venture capitalists in San Francisco in June 2016.
Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, center, met with a group of venture capitalists in San Francisco in June 2016. Photo: Bader Al Asaker

The kingdom is now the largest single investor for U.S. startups, an unsettling fact for Silicon Valley

...

00:51

Chill! The Automatic Earth

Ren Magritte Pandoras box 1951   They cant help themselves even as they hurt themselves. Look guys, chill! I saw someone imply on Twitter that Donald Trump is an accomplice in a murder cover-up. This person knows as well as all the ones who liked the tweet that they all just dont know. They dont

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00:50

Trump vs. The Fed: When Markets Crash, Who Is To Blame? The Daily Coin

Trump vs. The Fed: When Markets Crash, Who Is To Blame? by Brandon Smith Alt-Market After a certain length of time examining history in-depth, anyone who is honest and relatively objective comes to understand that most of what we...

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00:43

Sears Didnt Die. Vulture Capitalists Killed It. David Stockman's Contra Corner

But most of the coverage has failed to stress the deeper story. Namely, Sears is a prime example of how hedge funds and private equity companies take over retailers, encumber them with debt in order to pay themselves massive windfall profits, and then leave the retailer without adequate operating capital to compete.

https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/opinion-sears-bankruptcy-hedge-funds_us_5bc4b346e4b0bd9ed55c8a58

 

 

00:30

Who Will Buy the Billions of US Debt China and Japan Sell (Video) The Daily Coin

Who Will Buy the Billions of US Debt China and Japan Sell Video The Money GPS Video Source

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00:14

Rising YieldsWhy The Stock Market Is The Last Man Standing David Stockman's Contra Corner

So far the market reaction to this US monetary tightening cycle has been classic in the sense that the fringe areas have succumbed first, starting with cryptocurrencies and then moving into emerging markets and Asia. The obvious risk at this juncture, with the Fed still committed to tightening and with money markets still assuming 75bp more of rate hikes in this cycle, is that the American stock market looks increasingly like the last man standing.

 

 

 

https://grizzle.com/us-treasury-bond-market/?ck_subscriber_id=220445535

00:10

Dow 40,000 After Large Panic Event? The Daily Coin

Dow 40,000 After Large Panic Event? by Brian Maher Daily Reckoning Dow 40,000? Yes, says the man who in 2016 predicted Dow 25,000. But there is a catch, this fellow warns. What catch when can you expect 40,000 and...

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00:00

Before the GFC There was LTCM . . . The Big Picture

We Forget That the Financial Crisis Had a Trial Run The collapse of hedge fund Long-Term Capital Management had the same ingredients: lots of leverage, huge risk and a surplus of arrogance. Bloomberg, October 10, 2018       September saw a spasm of retrospectives on the 10-year anniversary of the financial crisis. Lost in

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00:00

ASSET BUBBLES ARE PURPOSEFULLY CREATED BY CENTRAL BANKERS TO CONSOLIDATE POWER (Video) The Daily Coin

ASSET BUBBLES ARE PURPOSEFULLY CREATED BY CENTRAL BANKERS TO CONSOLIDATE POWER Video maneco64 Video Source

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Wednesday, 17 October

23:59

The Latest Red Ponzi Reveal$5.8 Trillion of Hidden LGFV Debt David Stockman's Contra Corner

Chinas local governments may have accumulated 40 trillion yuan ($5.8 trillion) of off-balance sheet debt, or even more, suggesting further defaults are in store, according to S&P Global RatingsThe potential amount of debt is an iceberg with titanic credit risks, S&P credit analysts led by Gloria Lu wrote in a report Tuesday. Much of the build-up relates to local government financing vehicles, which dont necessarily have the full financial backing of local governments themselves.

 

 

 

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-10-16/china-may-have-5-8-trillion-in-hidden-debt-with-titanic-risks

22:56

Who Bought the $1.4 Trillion of New US National Debt Over the Past 12 Months? David Stockman's Contra Corner

So far in this fiscal year, which just started on October 1, the US gross national debt the total debt issued by the US government has jumped by $138 billion in just 11 business days, fueled by a stupendous spending binge and big-fat tax cuts, to a breath-taking $21.654 trillion, after having jumped $1.27 trillion in fiscal 2018. And these are the good times!

 

https://wolfstreet.com/2018/10/16/who-bought-the-1-6-trillion-of-new-us-national-debt-treasury-securities-foreign-domestic/

 

22:56

10 Wednesday AM Reads The Big Picture

My midweek morning train reads:  Searss radical past: How mail-order catalogues subverted the racial hierarchy of Jim Crow (Washington Post) see also Sears Didnt Die. Vulture Capitalists Killed It. (Huffington Post)  You Need to Make More Than $713,706 to Be in New York Citys 1% (Bloomberg)  Opportunity Zones are the hot new thing in the land of

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22:29

Convergence, Big Time Marginal REVOLUTION

In his influential 1997 paper, Divergence, Big Time, Lant Pritchett estimated:

that from 1870 to 1990 the ratio of per capita incomes between the richest and the poorest countries increased by roughly a factor of five and that the difference in income between the richest country and all others has increased by an order of magnitude.

Pritchett was correct but Patel, Sandeful and Subramanian show that just where Pritchetts study ended, convergence began!

While unconditional convergence was singularly absent in the past, there has been unconditional convergence, beginning (weakly) around 1990 and emphatically for the last two decades.

https://www.cgdev.org/sites/default/files/patel-sandefur-subramanian-beta_by_series.png

The figure above plots the coefficient (beta) from the plain vanilla unconditional convergence regression (relating average growth of real per capita GDP over the long run to its initial level). A statistically significant negative beta denotes convergence and divergence otherwise. Since we know from Johnson et al. (2013) that growth rates vary widely across datasets, we plot the annual betas for three such sets: the Penn World Tables (PWT), the World Development Indicators, and the Maddison Project (Bolt et al. 2014).[1] While the point estimates vary across datasets, the consistent pattern across them all is a statistically significant negative beta since around 1995 (unconditional convergence) and its lack prior to that (see also Roy, Kessler and Subramanian, 2016).

Our basic point doesnt require regressions. Looking at the 43 countries the World Bank classified as low income in 1990, 65 percent have grown faster than the high-income average since 1990. The same is true for 82 percent of the 62 middle-income countries circa 1990.

Neo-liberalism has been incredibly successful, essentially delivering on all of its promises of economic growth, declines in poverty, and peace. Yet, the ideas behind what Andrei Shleifer called The Age of Milton Friedman are now under attack and in r...

21:39

How $14 Billion Private Equity Firm Abraaj Went Bust naked capitalism

The remarkable tale of the biggest private equity fund insolvency evah, Abraaj.

21:15

Tucker: The collapse of the Democrats (Video) The Daily Coin

Tucker: The collapse of the Democrats Video Fox News From unhinged candidates to violent mobs and brazen hypocrisy, it appears lunacy has invaded the Democratic Party. Video Source

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21:00

Impacts of Climate Change The Big Picture

Cool set of graphics from CarbonBrief showing data from 70 peer-reviewed climate studies to show how global warming is projected to affect: Oceans, Ice, Temperature, Rainfall, Drought, Storms and flooding, Crops, Nature, Economy, & Health:   Click to display all the data. Source: CarbonBrief Source: CarbonBrief

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20:45

Stephen Hawking In His Final Publication: There is No God The Daily Coin

Stephen Hawking In His Final Publication: There is No God by Mac Slavo SHTFPlan Physicist Stephen Hawking just had his final publication revealed, and in it, he declares that there is no God. In what could be considered his...

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20:37

20:28

Debt Rattle October 17 2018 The Automatic Earth

Georgia OKeeffe Autumn leaves, Lake George 1924   Fed Minutes May Unlock Details About Jerome Powells Ultimate Plan (Y!) China May Have $6 Trillion Of Unreported Local Government Debt S&P (CNBC) Jamal Khashoggis Killing Took Seven Minutes Turkish Source (MEE) Sears Didnt Die. Vulture Capitalists Killed It. (Kuttner)

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20:15

With Nikki Haley Gone, Will Palestinians Get a Better Deal? (Video) The Daily Coin

With Nikki Haley Gone, Will Palestinians Get a Better Deal? Video Ron Paul Liberty Report Nikki Haley was among the most outspokenly pro-Israel and anti-Palestinian US diplomat in history. She took Washingtons previous policy of unwaveringly backing Israel at...

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19:45

Investor Alert: Is the Trump Agenda in Peril? The Daily Coin

Investor Alert: Is the Trump Agenda in Peril? by Stefan Gleason Money Metals Is the Trump agenda in peril? Its a question investors should consider ahead of the mid-term elections. Up to now, the Trump economic agenda has certainly...

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19:21

19:21

Investment Marketing Associate Eco-Business

Ecoforests Hong Kong Limited is the sister company of Ecoforests Canada. We are a boutique forestry investment company. We manage forestry investment projects on behalf of our clients worldwide. We are presently looking for investment advisers that would be interested to work with us and help us promote our various investment products. The ideal candidate must have 3-5 years of work experience in the finance sector in Asia. Our target market is specifically Family Offices and HNWI's.

19:19

Site Investigation & Remediation / Site Assessment Consultant Eco-Business

ESC is a leading Environment, Risk and Health & Safety Consultancy in Asia. Our rapidly growing team requires a:

19:15

An Ounce Of Gold Has Always Cost The Same As A Suit, Heres Why (Video) The Daily Coin

An Ounce Of Gold Has Always Cost The Same As A Suit, Heres Why Video KitCo News Golds greatest merit is still its reliability as an instrument for wealth preservation, said Ani Markova, Vice-President & Portfolio Manager, AGF Investments....

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18:45

Will the Fed Trigger Another 2008? The Daily Coin

Will the Fed Trigger Another 2008? by Graham Summers Gains Pains Capital Jerome Powell has made a truly staggering admission That admission is that the Fed is going to hike rates until something breaks. And when I say breaks...

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18:15

If the Democrats Win the MidTerms Meet the New Speaker of the House The Daily Coin

If the Democrats Win the MidTerms Meet the New Speaker of the House Here are a few other democrats to remind everyone how dangerous these people are to our Constitutional Republic

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17:45

Why Trump Cant Get Enough Of Element V The Daily Coin

Why Trump Cant Get Enough Of Element V by Charles Kennedy OilPrice Its the most critical economic resource youve never heard of. Element V. Without this unknown commodity, you cant build as strong a bridge, factory or skyscraper. Its...

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17:40

Trump Bails On Coal Industry Incentives naked capitalism

Trump is abandoning coal industry subsidies after running into a buzz saw of opposition.

17:15

Trump asks: Where is Jeff Sessions? (Video) The Daily Coin

Trump asks: Where is Jeff Sessions? Video American Intelligence Media Betsy and Thomas review Trump Tweets of October 16, 2018 where POTUS calls out Horseface and Bruce and Nellie Ohrplus WHERE IS JEFF SESSIONS? Video Source

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16:58

Why intellectuals should not be afraid to like sports Marginal REVOLUTION

That is the topic of my latest Bloomberg column, with a focus on the NBA.  Here is one excerpt:

Earlier three-point innovators were called crazy, and maybe they were. The Phoenix Suns tried a fast-break, three-point offense from 2004 to 2010, and they didnt break through with it. It was persistent foreign competition that finally drove the three points home, when European and other foreign teams, which tended to take more three-point shots, did surprisingly well against U.S. teams in the Olympics. Basketball thus teaches that innovation is not automatic, and it often pays to look abroad for inspiration, even if you are the top performer at any particular moment.

In addition to being a good default conversation topic, sports also keep us in touch with strands of American life that many of us may not encounter otherwise. Following basketball gives me new entry points into rap music, sneaker contracts, college athletics, gifs, the economics of television, even Twitter; it also helped me diagnose an injury a few years ago, when I pulled both of my rotator cuffs and knew immediately how to deal with it. A lot of the American debate over race, and over protest and proper public behavior, has played out through the medium of sports.

By the way, I have no forecasts for the NBA this year other than the trivial.  As for the Lakers and LBJ, I suppose I pick them to come in seventh or so, but to go down in the first round of the playoffs.

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16:19

Don't be spectators: UNDP boss calls on corporates to act on climate Eco-Business

We have probably passed the point of no return, said Achim Steiner, Administator for the United Nations Development Programme. But this closing window of hope for Earth's warming to halt, presents a ginormous opportunity for the world to act together to "arrest this in our lifetime".

16:02

Poland & Hungary : Add Record Amounts of Physical Gold to Official Reserves The Daily Coin

Poland & Hungary : Add Record Amounts of Physical Gold to Official Reserves by Rory The Daily Coin Another nation, within Mackinders Heartland, is beginning to add gold to their official reserves. I understand Poland has a small amount...

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15:39

Does law and economics matter? Marginal REVOLUTION

This paper provides a quantitative analysis of the effects of the law and economics movement on the U.S. judiciary. Using the universe of published opinions in U.S. Circuit Courts and 1 million District Court criminal sentencing decisions linked to judge identity, we estimate the effect of attendance in the controversial Manne economics training program, an intensive two-week course attended by almost half of federal judges. After attending economics training, participating judges use more economics language, render more conservative verdicts in economics cases, rule against regulatory agencies more often, and render longer criminal sentences. These results are robust to adjusting for a wide variety of covariates that predict the timing of attendance. Comparing non-Manne and Manne judges prior to program start and exploiting variation in instructors further assuage selection concerns. Non-Manne judges randomly exposed to Manne peers on previous cases increase their use of economics language in subsequent opinions, suggesting economic ideas diffused throughout the judiciary. Variation in topic ordering finds that economic ideas were portable from regulatory to criminal cases.

That is from Elliott Ash, Daniel L. Chen, and Suresh Naidu, via Rethinking Economics and also S.

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15:23

Director (Office of Procurement, Inventory and Assets) Eco-Business

Office of Procurement, Inventory and Assets (OPIA) is responsible for the procurement of goods, materials and services in a timely manner at a competitive price, of good quality and consistent with the needs of the Institute following established rules and regulations of AIT. Follow procurement procedures, maintain an updated list of inventory and incoming purchases and supplies, and be responsible for approving purchases. Ensure that all purchase transactions are done in a manner that is ethical, transparent, pays due regard to environmental issues and achieves values for money.

15:15

Olam calls for urgent international cooperation to reduce major greenhouse gas footprint of rice production Eco-Business

Urgent action is needed by the agri-sector along with brands, retailers, financial institutions, scientists and governments to implement solutions to limit methane emissions from rice production, while improving farmerl livelihoods and food security. This has to take into account that many rice consumers are unable to pay more.

14:50

New DARPA Tech Suggests Warfare Of The Future May Use Insects To Exterminate Opponents The Daily Coin

New DARPA Tech Suggests Warfare Of The Future May Use Insects To Exterminate Opponents By Stefan Stanford All News Pipeline Death By Insect Bite May Be Globalists Preferred Way To Covertly Kill Patriots In The Future Imagine sitting comfortably...

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14:38

The Pocahontas Saga Continues The Daily Coin

The Pocahontas Saga Continues by Rory The Daily Coin Yesterday I saw this whole story in a much different light. Today I have come realize the importance of having, yet another, democratic liar representing anything outside of a traveling...

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14:37

Middle East Braces For Apocalyptic Conflict Between Israel And Hamas As Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman Declares War Is Inevitable The Economic Collapse

It appears that a major war between Israel and Hamas is imminent.  For the past six months, Hamas has been staging violent protests along the Israeli border in an attempt to end the Israeli-Egyptian blockade.  Those protests have escalated in recent weeks as Egyptian efforts to broker a long-term ceasefire have faltered.  During these violent protests, large numbers of incendiary devices have been launched into Israel, and this has resulted in thousands of acres of land being burned on the Israeli side of the border.  On Friday, approximately 14,000 Palestinians gathered along the border fence, and it was being reported that they were throwing rocks, firebombs and grenades at Israeli soldiers on the other side of the barrier.  Needless to say, after six months of such violence Israeli patience is wearing very thin.

And now some members of the Israeli cabinet are openly advocating for war with Hamas.  According to the Jerusalem Post, Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman believes that a harsh IDF military strike against Hamas is the only way to end the violence

A harsh IDF military strike against Hamas is the only way to halt the continued Palestinian attacks against Israel, Defense Minister Avigdor Liberman said on Tuesday morning as he met in the south with some of his top military staff.

Now is the time for decisions. My position is very clear: We must deal a heavy blow against Hamas. This is the only way to return the situation to its previous state and to reduce the level of violence to nearly zero, Liberman said.

Ultimately the decision whether to strike Hamas or not will be made by the entire cabinet, but in Libermans mind it has gotten to the point where war is inevitableR...

14:30

Fed Cause the Financial Crisis Part 2 The Biggest Risk For the Stock Market Before 2019 (Video) The Daily Coin

Fed Cause the Financial Crisis Part 2 The Biggest Risk For the Stock Market Before 2019 Video The Money GPS Video Source

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14:29

Green financing in Asia: False momentum or real impact? Eco-Business

At least US$2.5 trillion annually is needed to achieve the SDGs, but investing in sustainable development projects is sometimes perceived as risky by traditional investors. Here's how to change their minds.

14:10

Team Humanity is WINNING: Mike Adams reports from the front lines of the fight for human freedom The Daily Coin

Team Humanity is WINNING: Mike Adams reports from the front lines of the fight for human freedom By Mike Adams  News Target The forces of globalism are in their last, desperate retreat. But theyre fighting like mad to defeat humanity and...

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14:00

McCaskill Campaign Essentially Lies to Get Elected; Campaign Hides PPFA Contributions (Video) The Daily Coin

McCaskill Campaign Essentially Lies to Get Elected; Campaign Hides PPFA Contributions Video Project Veritas Project Veritas Action Fund has released a fourth undercover video from campaigns during this 2018 election season. This is the second report featuring staff from...

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13:50

Volatility Breeds Contempt The Daily Coin

Volatility Breeds Contempt by Michael Ballanger for Streetwise Reports When asked about the dominant theme for the markets last January, I said that the one thing I looked forward to was a return of VOLATILITY as the Federal Reserve Board...

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13:47

Why America Didnt See Fascism Coming Stories by umair haque on Medium

What Happens When a Society is More Concerned With Saving Face Than Facing Truth

The New York Times finally, for the first time, warned of fascismthree weeks before an election in which America will be fighting for the soul of its democracy. LOL. If that makes you laugh, youre not wrong. Theyand I mean that they as generously as possible when it comes to America media, intellectuals, and power figuresshould have warned you long ago. As seriously and as sternly as they could. Discussing its history and danger and swiftness. (And you, in turn, should have taken those warnings as seriously as you could.)

Alas, that is not how history works. Fascisms handmaiden is denialit cant happen here!! But denial, at least among those who should know better, is precisely equivalent, morally, socially, and politically, to complicity. What is the point of having a Harvard education if you dont even know a fascist when hes staring you in the face, after all? What is the point of a Yale education if you graduate only to find yourself one? To be able to calculate a stocks rate of return? You should laugh scornfully at such ignorance, my friendsa healthy sense of anger is what you should feel at how you have been treated thus far in the sad story of how fascism came to rise in America.

But let me tell you a little more about that story, from the inside.

About three to four years ago now, some of us began to warn in pretty urgent, strident terms that all this before us now was a very real possibility, perhaps even a probability. How did we know? Well, we tended to have two things in commonwe were people who had either lived through collapses like this before, or had studied them, or both. But that also made us something deeply unpalatable to American power structures: women and minorities. Minorities and women because we had the experience of growing up in authoritarian societies and systems, or at least bestride and beside them. Our warnings werent baseless, thenin fact, they were grounded on two forms of knowledge, not just one: lived experience, and theoretical understanding both.

For example, I began discussing how economic stagnation ignites fascist psychology, and others, like Sarah Kendzior, came from an anthropological place, some from a sociological perspective, and so on. What shouldcould, I think, in a smarter societyhave happened was that together we formed a new way to think about a very old problem: how societies collapse into extremism, melding all these disciplines. But something else, something very funny, predictable, and very sad happened, insteadat exactly the moment that we started warning of America collapsing into very real fascism.

We began to be called names. We were hysterical and abrasive. We were outlandish and impossible to deal with. We were too strang...

13:46

Beer flow threatened by warming climate Eco-Business

The worlds brewers face paying much higher prices for a key ingredient of beer as climate change hits barley crop yields. Could a potential doubling in the price of beer mean more of us go on the wagon in a warming world?

13:42

Thailand to ban plastic waste imports by 2021 Eco-Business

As waste exporters re-route their trash to Southeast Asia following China's waste ban, Thailand halts imports of plastic waste to prevent the kingdom from becoming the world's next dumping ground.

13:30

DiGenova on the FBI Failing to Provide Crucial Evidence on Russia Investigation (Video) The Daily Coin

DiGenova on the FBI Failing to Provide Crucial Evidence on Russia Investigation Video WMAL TDC Note this is the video Harley Schlanger recommended in todays Hanging with Harley Video Source

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13:22

Fight for the Future statement on NY  Attorney General investigation into net neutrality comments Fight for the Future

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 16, 2018
Contact: 978-852-6457, press@fightforthefuture.org

As reported by several media outlets, the New York Attorney Generals office has expanded its investigation into millions of fraudulent comments that were submitted to the FCC as part of its net neutrality repeal proceeding. As part of the investigation, the AGs office has issued subpoenas to several net neutrality advocacy groups, including Fight for the Future.

Fight for the Future issued the following statement, which can be attributed to Executive Director Sarah Roth-Gaudette:

We welcome this investigation. Fight for the Future was one of the first groups to help uncover the flood of fraudulent comments that were submitted to the FCC, and to call for a thorough investigation. We additionally called for the agency to remove fraudulent comments from the docket regardless of whether they were pro or anti net neutrality, and convened a letter to the FCC from people who were personally affected by this identity theft.

Our advocacy tools and campaign pages have helped millions of real people make their voices heard about issues that affect them. But the FCC consistently used the fraudulent comments as a talking point to downplay the overwhelming public opposition to their attack on net neutrality.

We hope that this investigation reveals not only who was behind the coordinated submission of fake comments, but whether they collaborated in any way with FCC leadership or telecom companies.

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13:10

Internet Censorship Just Took an Unprecedented Leap Forward, and Hardly Anyone Noticed The Daily Coin

Internet Censorship Just Took an Unprecedented Leap Forward, and Hardly Anyone Noticed by Caitlin Johnstone  Russia-Insider Any time you try to talk about how internet censorship threatens our ability to get the jackboot of oligarchy off our necks youll always get...

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13:06

Adios, Fauxcahontas, Lie-Awatha, Fraudazuma and Sen. Warren, Too! David Stockman's Contra Corner

After being thoroughly rebuked by the Cherokee Nation for using her DNA results (which, by the way, make her more Aryan than Hitler) for cheap political purposes, Warren continues to debase herself stridently rallying her supporters to force Trump to pay up on his bet with her that she is significantly Native American.

She went from possibly being of Cherokee origin to being the founding member of the Slapaho tribe. Because, seriously, someone needs to slap some sense into her. And if this incident proves anything it is that shes surrounded by the worst political strategists this side of Hillary Clinton.

 

 

https://tomluongo.me/2018/10/16/when-warren-woke-world-cherokee-trump/

12:56

YouTube Is Down Globally The Daily Coin

YouTube Is Down Globally from ZeroHedge Youtube, YouTube TV, and YouTube Music services are all currently offline, according to @TeamYoutube\ Thanks for your reports about YouTube, YouTube TV and YouTube Music access issues. Were working on resolving this and will...

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12:50

One Of The Most Important Things You Will Read This Week The Daily Coin

One Of The Most Important Things You Will Read This Week from King World News This is one of the most important things you will read this week. By Bill Fleckenstein President Of Fleckenstein Capital October 16 (King World News)...

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12:00

Can agriculture be profitable and sustainable? Eco-Business

While commercialisation of agriculture has led to an increase in profits in South Asia a region marred by poverty and child malnutrition short-term benefits may hide long-term risks.

11:50

Rocket Time For Gold The Daily Coin

Rocket Time For Gold By Stewart Thomson GoldSeek With a technical double bottom pattern as a launchpad, gold continues to move solidly higher while global stock markets get smashed.What comes next for these key markets and what are the...

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11:37

Khashoggis killing took seven minutes Follow The Money

Saudi dissident Jamal Khashoggi.

https://www.middleeasteye.net/news/exclusive-khashoggi-829291552

It took seven minutes for Jamal Khashoggi to die, a Turkish source who has listened in full to an audio recording of the Saudi journalists last moments told Middle East Eye.

Khashoggi was dragged from the Consul Generals office at the Saudi consulate in I...

11:30

Daniel Ameduri Sell Cannabis Buy Gold (Video) The Daily Coin

Daniel Ameduri Sell Cannabis Buy Gold Video FSNgoldandsilver Daniel Ameduri joined us today. In discussing the rapidly appreciating cannabis stock sector, he believes that it may have temporarily peaked and it could be time to start looking at...

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11:15

Singapore Water Management Series on Water Quality Management Eco-Business

The five-day Water Quality Course, part of the Singapore Water Academy's flagship programme-- The Singapore Water Management Series-- aims to offer practitioner based technical training to arm participants with the depth and breadth of knowledge in the topic of Water Quality Management.

11:10

Should U.S.-Saudi Alliance Be Saved? The Daily Coin

Should U.S.-Saudi Alliance Be Saved? by Patrick J Buchanan TownHall Over the weekend Donald Trump warned of severe punishment if an investigation concludes that a Saudi hit team murdered Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi in the Saudi consulate in...

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10:54

As climate change takes its toll, world leaders call for adaptation Eco-Business

A new global initiative led by former UN secretary-general Ban Ki-moon aims to help the world adapt to the fallout from a changing climate.

10:50

American Pravda: The ADL in American Society The Daily Coin

American Pravda: The ADL in American Society by Ron Unz UNZ Review In our modern era, there are surely few organizations that so terrify powerful Americans as the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) of Bnai Brith, a central organ of the...

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10:48

Entire generation of US weapons easily hackable Follow The Money

https://www.rt.com/usa/440817-security-flaws-weapons-hack/

A report from the US Government Accountability Office paints a grim picture of American military security or the lack thereof. A host of American weapons can easily be hacked, either due to tech issues or human incompetence.

The GAO report draws on 30 years of Department of Defense data and interviews with dozens of military officials to reveal a broad range of cybersecurity flaws in the worlds most high-tech military apparatus. Security holes were found both in aging systems and systems still under development, suggesting the problem is systemic.

The vulnerabilities are surprisingly low-tech for a country that spends more than half of every tax dollar on the military. Many security flaws involved weak passwords and unencrypted network traffic. Others suggested a poor understanding of network security by military technicians.

Test teams were able to guess one admini...

10:46

Staying safe from climate risks makes financial sense, says new commission Eco-Business

The economics of climate action is clear, and this requires the world to urgently fight climate change by investing to prepare for its accelerating impacts, experts say.

10:41

Scott Morrison has flagged moving Australias embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem Follow The Money

https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2018/oct/16/australia-may-move-embassy-in-israel-to-jerusalem

Scott Morrison has flagged moving Australias embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, copying Donald Trumps controversial proposal, in a shift that appears timed to coincide with the Wentworth byelection.

Guardian Australia understands moving the embassy was discussed when Malcolm Turnbull was prime minister, and Julie Bishop was foreign affairs minister, given Trumps position but the shift was dismissed out of hand as being not in Australias interests because it would counter the two-state solution, and also upset the relationship with Indonesia.

While government conservatives welcomed the shift, one senior moderate branded Morrisons stance completely mad and predicted it would backfire in the Wentworth contest. This will not pick up one vote.

Morrison acknowledged the previous advice to government when speaking to reporters on Tuesday morning, but declared he was open-minded on moving Australias diplomatic presence to Jerusalem and recognising Jerusalem as the ca...

10:30

Tom Fitton on NRATV: Obama ATF Tried to Do End Run Around Constitution to Ban Ammunition (Video) The Daily Coin

Tom Fitton on NRATV: Obama ATF Tried to Do End Run Around Constitution to Ban Ammunition Video Judicial Watch Tom Fitton, President of Judicial Watch, joins Grant Stinchfield on NRATV to discuss a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit that...

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10:15

As U.S. Polls Tighten the Signs All Point to Hillary The Daily Coin

As U.S. Polls Tighten the Signs All Point to Hillary by TOM LUONGO In case you havent been paying attention, the Republicans are going to remain in control of both the House and the Senate in a couple of weeks.  Since...

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10:00

Hanging with Harley Harley Schlanger 101618 (Video) The Daily Coin

Hanging with Harley Harley Schlanger 101618 Video Rogue News Video Source

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09:50

We Are Walking Right Off The Cliff Into A Government Debt Apocalypse The Daily Coin

We Are Walking Right Off The Cliff Into A Government Debt Apocalypse by Ken Jorgustin Modern Survival Blog We are walking right off the cliff. We are swirling down the drain into a government debt apocalypse. No matter how...

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09:47

Why The Casino Is Dumber Than A Mule, Part 1 David Stockman's Contra Corner

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09:30

Why Dont You Have Free Shipping and Have Long Delivery Times and sell for .59 over spot? (Video) The Daily Coin

Why Dont You Have Free Shipping and Have Long Delivery Times and sell for .59 over spot? Video Truth Never Told Video Source

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09:10

Is the Canary in the Gold Mine Coming to Life Again? The Daily Coin

Is the Canary in the Gold Mine Coming to Life Again? Author Pater Tenebrarum  Acting-Man A Chirp from the Deep Level Mines Back in late 2015 and early 2016, we wrote about a leading indicator for gold stocks, namely the sub-sector...

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09:00

Apples Secret iPhone Launch Team The Big Picture

As Tim Cook and Apple launch the iPhone 8 and the iPhone X, the story of Steve Jobs original vision is told through exclusive interviews with former Apple executives Scott Forstall, Tony Fadell and Greg Christie. Together they made up the secret Project Purple team and created one of the best-selling products ever.    

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08:00

Ron Unz Explains that the Jews Control Us by Controlling the Explanations PaulCraigRoberts.org

American Pravda: The ADL in American Society
RON UNZ  OCTOBER 15, 2018  7,300 WORDS

The Anti-Defamation League is the formidable organization of Jewish cowboys who ride herd on their American cattle. Revilo P. Oliver

The ADL was founded just over a century ago with the central goal of preventing a Jewish rapist and killer from being held legally accountable for his crimes, and over the decades, it eventually metastasized into a secret political police force not entirely dissimilar to the widely despised East German Stasi, but with its central goal seeming to be the maintenance of overwhelming Jewish control in a society that is 98% non-Jewish.

We should ask ourselves whether it is appropriate for an organization with such origins and such recent history to be granted enormous influence over the distribution of information across our Internet.

http://www.unz.com/runz/american-pravda-the-adl-in-american-society/

In our modern era, there are surely few organizations that so terrify powerful Americans as the Anti-Defamation League (ADL) of Bnai Brith, a central organ of the organized Jewish community.

Mel Gibson had long been one of the most popular stars in Hollywood and his 2004 film The Passion of the Christ became among the most profitable in world history, yet the ADL and its allies destroyed his career, and he eventually donated millions of dollars to Jewish groups in desperate hopes of regaining some of his public standing. When the ADL criticized a cartoon that had appeared in one of his newspapers, media titan Rupert Murdoch provided his personal apology to that organization, and the editors of The Economist quickly retracted a different cartoon once it came under ADL fire. Billionaire Tom Perkins, a famed Silicon Valley venture capitalist, was forced to issue a heartfelt apology after coming under ADL criticism for his choice of words in a Wall Street Journal column. These were all proud, powerful individuals, and they must have deeply resented being forced to seek such abject public forgiveness, but they did so nonetheless. The total list of ADL supplicants over the years is a very long one.

Given the fearsome reputation of the ADL and its notorious hair-trigger activists, there was a widespread belief that my small webzine would be completely annihilated when I first launched my recent series of controversial articles in early June by praising the works of historian David Irving, a figure long demonized by the ADL. Yet absolutely nothing happened.

During the next three months my subsequent articles directly challenged nearly every hot-button issue normally so fiercely defended by the ADL and its lackies, so much so that a friendly journalist soon described me as the Kamikaze from California. Yet despite my 90,000 words of t...

07:10

Compounds found in celery make it a powerful healing plant The Daily Coin

Compounds found in celery make it a powerful healing plant by: Michelle Simmons  Natural News Celery may be a simple vegetable, but it is actually one of the most nutritious foods you could ever add to your diet. Its benefits have...

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06:50

Does Gold Like Acronyms? The Golden Story of SPX, CPI, and IMF The Daily Coin

Does Gold Like Acronyms? The Golden Story of SPX, CPI, and IMF by ARKADIUSZ SIERO, PHD Sunshine Profits SPX continued losses. CPI slowed down. IMF cut its projection of global growth. What does it all imply for the gold...

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06:30

White House rolls out new drug pricing regulations (Video) The Daily Coin

White House rolls out new drug pricing regulations Video Fox News Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar on the prospect of making drug companies reveal their prices in their advertisements. Video Source

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06:10

Hurricane Preparedness for Tech Gear The Daily Coin

Hurricane Preparedness for Tech Gear by Elizabeth Serna Ready Nutrition TDC Note Remember, the real damage from hurricanes is the storm surge aka flooding. Or like what we saw in the Carolinas with Hurricane Florence, rain, rain,...

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06:00

James OKeefe Interviews McCaskill Staffer Featured in Undercover Video The Daily Coin

James OKeefe Interviews McCaskill Staffer Featured in Undercover Video Project Veritas Action Video Source

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05:50

Saudi-Turkish Deal Will Blame Khashoggi Death on Excessive Torture The Daily Coin

Saudi-Turkish Deal Will Blame Khashoggi Death on Excessive Torture from Moon of Alabama The coverup of the murder of Jamal Khashoggi, killed on behalf of the Saudi clown prince Mohammad bin Salman, proceeds apace. It is part of a deal...

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05:50

Read This Before Buying a Rifle Scope The Daily Coin

Read This Before Buying a Rifle Scope by Charles Yor  The Survivalist Blog There is almost no task in which you might use a rifle that cannot be made easier by the addition of an appropriate optical sight. From the earliest...

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05:30

What Will Be Russias Reaction? American F-15s Are Being Deployed in Ukraine (Video) The Daily Coin

What Will Be Russias Reaction? American F-15s Are Being Deployed in Ukraine Video Russia-Insight Video Source

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05:10

Is The Price of Silver About To Explode? The Daily Coin

Is The Price of Silver About To Explode? by Chris Marcus So Whats The Big Deal About Silver With the stock market reaching new all-time highs almost by the day, and precious metals in a vicious 7-year bear market, why would...

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05:00

2:00PM Water Cooler 10/16/2018 naked capitalism

Today's Water Cooler: Currency practices, Pelosi's plans, polarized electorate, Georgia Governor, Iowa, minority rule, industrial production, housing market, gold, apparel, water in Latin America, #MeToo, the police and protest, Melvyn Bragg, dogs

04:00

Great Graphic: What Is Happening to Global Equities? Financial Sense

By Marc Chandler The decline in the global equity market is the most serious since the February and March spill. In this Great Graphic, the white line is the S&P 500. With the current setback, it is up around nine percent over the past 12 months.

03:34

The Response podcast episode 3: The impact of Northern California fires on the undocumented community Shareable New Articles

The third episode of The Response travels to Northern California to provide a unique perspective on the topics of climate change and immigration. California's climate-fueled weather conditions have left the state in an extreme condition that has led to an unprecedented number of wildfires that are burning hotter, faster, and ever more acreage. The largest wildfire in the state's recorded history was the Mendocino Complex Fire, which scorched well over 400,000 acres during the summer of 2018.

03:07

The Greatest Momo Market EverSo Far! David Stockman's Contra Corner

The top-performing factor by a rather large margin was 3M Target Price Change %. Bloomberg defines this as Percent Change in the Best Target Price over past 3 months. When an analyst jumps out ahead of the pack and cranks his/her target, this puts that stock to the top of the list for this factor. This means that mindlessly following analyst 3-month target price changes was the smartest strategy over the past year from this list.

And the next top-performing factor, PORT US MOMENTUM, is another one of those it-cant-be-that-simple strategies. Bloomberg defines this little gem as the arithmetic average of weekly return for trailing 52 weeks lagged by two weeks. So basically, you buy whats been going up for the past year while shorting whats been declining.

 

 

https://www.themacrotourist.com/posts/2018/10/16/factors/

 

03:03

Robert Wiblins Conversation with Tyler Cowen Marginal REVOLUTION

This was two and a half hours (!), and it is a special bonus episode in Conversations in Tyler, here is the text and audio.  The starting base of the discussion was my new, just today published book Stubborn Attachments: A Vision of a Society of Free, Prosperous, and Responsible Individuals, but of course we ranged far and wide.  Here are a few excerpts:

WIBLIN: Speaking of Tetlock, are there any really important questions in economics or social science that . . . What would be your top three questions that youd love to see get more attention?

COWEN: Well, whats the single question is hard to say. But in general, the role of what is sometimes called culture. What is culture? How does environment matter? Im sure you know the twin studies where you have identical twins separated at birth, and they grow up in two separate environments and they seem to turn out more or less the same. Thats suggesting some kinds of environmental differences dont matter.

But then if you simply look at different countries, people who grow up, say, in Croatia compared to people who grow up in Swedenthey have quite different norms, attitudes, practices. So when youre controlling the environment that much, surrounding culture matters a great deal. So what are the margins where it matters and doesnt? What are the mechanisms? That, to me, is one important question.

A question that will become increasingly important is why do face-to-face interactions matter? Why dont we only interact with people online? Teach them online, have them work for us online. Seems that doesnt work. Yo...

03:00

Robotics and Cheap Energy Are Making U.S. Manufacturing Great Again Financial Sense

By FS Staff Many believe the U.S. cannot compete with China on a manufacturing basis. While the U.S. is unlikely to take the same form as it did in its manufacturing heyday circa the 1970s, it is much stronger and competitive than most assume.

01:50

ROGUE MORNINGS Push To Remove MBS, Element V & Mid-Terms Matter (Video) The Daily Coin

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01:42

Daily Digest 10/16 - U.S. Deficit Rises 17%, 'Hyperalarming' Study Shows Massive Insect Loss Peak Prosperity

Daily Digest 10/16 - Deficits and Insect Loss
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01:30

When the bubble bursts, America will experience an economic crisis much greater than the 2008 meltdown or the Great Depression The Daily Coin

When the bubble bursts, America will experience an economic crisis much greater than the 2008 meltdown or the Great Depression by Michael Snyder The Economic Collapse Blog The bigger they come, the harder they fall.  Currently, we are in...

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01:18

'Economist Mom' Explains Deficit Financing Concord Coalition

'Economist Mom' Explains Deficit Financing swinn Tue, 10/16/2018 - 10:18

Diane Lim, a principal at District Economics Group and former chief economist for The Concord Coalition, draws a parallel to personal finances in explaining the federal deficit.

On a basic level, she says, the government borrows for the same reason an individual borrows: When they want to consume, or spend, more than their current income allows. The government deficit is just the difference between annual spending and the governments annual revenue.

Lim, whose recurring segment on Facing the Future is called the Economist Mom, was featured in the latest program. Lim spoke with Concord Coalition Executive Director Robert L. Bixby and Chase Hagaman, the host of Facing the Future.

Together they broke down the process of financing budget deficits and the associated impacts on individuals and the nation's economy.

The national debt is largely the result of all of Washingtons previous annual deficits. Interest payments on that debt are the most rapidly growing part of the federal budget.

This growth, Bixby said, is such that in a couple years interest will be a bigger cost to the federal government than defense.

Lim said, Where you get into trouble is where you are building up debt that you will have to keep paying back in the future and . . . interest is compounding, but the things you put on your credit card, the things that you borrowed for, are not things that add to your economic capacity going forward.

As The Concord Coalitions New Hampshire state director, I joined Hagaman to discuss my latest grassroots efforts and how easy it is for citizens to get involved with the organization. A primary goal of the organization is to help people un...

01:10

MARGIN CALL: Why The Next Market Crash Will Be Worse Than Anticipated (Video) The Daily Coin

MARGIN CALL: Why The Next Market Crash Will Be Worse Than Anticipated Video Mike Maloney Last week Mike Maloney unveiled his new indicator, the Market Fragility Index, to the public. Today he shows us a recent discovery that helps...

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00:55

Sears Terminal Slide: Bankruptcy and Likely Liquidation naked capitalism

Bankruptcy can only restructure debts; it cannot revive Sears' mutilated brands and bring back mauled customers.

00:50

October Doesnt Disappoint: Volatility Is Back After a Tranquil Third Quarter The Daily Coin

October Doesnt Disappoint: Volatility Is Back After a Tranquil Third Quarter by Frank Holmes GoldSeek According to the 2018 edition of the Stock Traders Almanac, October has been a great time to buy. Once ranked last in terms of...

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00:30

THE NEW PETRO DOLLAR BACKED BY U.S. OIL, NATURAL GAS AND COAL (Video) The Daily Coin

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00:10

The People Stopping Election Interference Are the Ones Who Are Actually Rigging the Election The Daily Coin

The People Stopping Election Interference Are the Ones Who Are Actually Rigging the Election by Daisy Luther The Organic Prepper Last week, Mark Zuckerberg made the media rounds to give a rather shady explanation of why Facebook suddenly closed...

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00:00

Trumps 4 Triggers That Are Imploding The Deep State (Video) The Daily Coin

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00:00

Voter Turnout in USA The Big Picture

With 3 weeks to go before the midterm elections, I wanted to take a look at some interesting data points: We think of elections as being by won by candidate who gets more votes. In the United States, however, there is a third factor: the number of people who could vote but didnt: The United

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23:50

Whys the Worlds Biggest Asset Manager Advising the ECB on the Health of EU Banks? The Daily Coin

Whys the Worlds Biggest Asset Manager Advising the ECB on the Health of EU Banks? from Wolf Street BlackRock is a market power that no state can control anymore. By Don Quijones, Spain, UK, & Mexico, editor at WOLF STREET. The ECBs...

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23:49

Delaying rollout of Universal Credit is a sensible step but fundamental reforms are still needed Resolution Foundation

Today we learnt that the government is preparing a package of measures for Universal Credit (UC) ahead of the upcoming Budget but what are they changing and what difference might it make?

The first thing to understand is that these changes arent about the fundamentals of either the generosity or operation of Universal Credit they are instead about how exactly the difficult next stage of the new benefits roll-out actually happens. This next stage the so-called managed migration process that moves roughly 2 million families currently claiming old benefits like tax credits onto the new system was due to get going in 2019 but required a parliamentary vote this Autumn to proceed. The difficulty of winning that vote in the near future, not least given wider Brexit politics, without some element of reform looked very difficult which is where the new package of measures comes in.

Were told that the DWP is proposing a number of tweaks:

  • A nine months delay before the managed migration begins in earnest, putting its full start back until 2020. This will aim to take the heat out of the issue and may allow the government to delay the difficult vote until after Brexit;
  • a two week run-on of some existing benefits after someone being migrated across to the new system first makes a UC claim, to reduce the risk of people having gaps in support between the two systems;
  • a reduction in the maximum amount that can be claimed back from recipients each month to pay off any advances they take when first claiming UC (these advances are how families cope with the fact that they only receive their first UC payment five weeks after making a claim)
  • A longer period (12 months) before self-employed claimants moved over become subject to the minimum income floor (a monthly cap on entitlement for people with low self-employed earnings in a given month).

Much of this chimes with recommendations weve made in recent months, and marks a sensible approach. Pausing a little before actively moving families across to UC will provide time to better ensure that the IT system is fit for purpose and that more people are being paid on time and in full when they first claim. That means both preparing for the new cases coming through the managed migration process and better getting to grips with the problems already besetting some of those families flowing onto the system through natural change.

Running on a fortnights worth of payment for current out-of-work claimants the long-term sick and disabled, parents with young children and the longer-term unemployed will provide important short-term support to cover the transitionary period. These families, particularly the around 750,000 ESA claiman...

23:30

John Rubino: Is This The Crash? (Video) The Daily Coin

John Rubino: Is This The Crash? Video Silver Doctors Why are stocks falling all over the world? Co-author of The Money Bubble John Rubino joins Silver Doctors to discuss. Rubino says overvalued stock markets are facing higher interest rates....

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23:13

Eccles Building IdiocyFed Pays Banks on Borrowed Excess Reserves David Stockman's Contra Corner

Not only do banks earn free money on excess reserves, they can borrow money and make guaranteed free money on that.

The Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis discusses the Carry Trade in Liquidity.

 

 

https://moneymaven.io/mishtalk/economics/st-louis-fed-discloses-more-free-money-a-carry-trade-in-liquidity-Tm_fsBFG9EGsZXSSpbUPAA/

23:10

Alec Baldwin: We Need To Overthrow The Government of the United States The Daily Coin

Alec Baldwin: We Need To Overthrow The Government of the United States by Mac Slavo SHTFPlan Alec Baldwin recently said that we should overthrow the United States government. In an orderly and formal way, and lawful way, we need to...

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22:58

10 Tuesday AM Reads The Big Picture

My Two-for-Tuesday morning train reads:  Sears through the years: The rise and fall of a retail giant (Los Angeles Times) see also  The Marriage From Hell: Why Eddie Lamperts failing Sears-Kmart experiment could mean trouble for dealmakers everywhere. (Entrepreneur)  The Interview: Michael Lau on the State of Mortgage Finance (Institutional Risk Analyst) see also The New American Dream Home Is

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22:44

Has Britains long overdue pay recovery finally arrived? Resolution Foundation

In 1965 The Kinks sang Im so tired, tired of waiting, tired of waiting for you. This neatly sums up how many of us have felt about the UK labour market over the past decade, in particular our pay packets.

Since 2009 weve grown quite tired of waiting for signs that pay growth could be at least approaching pre-crisis norms. Today, perhaps, the wait may be over.

Growth in nominal (before inflation) average weekly wages increased by 3.1 per cent in the year to August. This is the fastest rate since January 2009 and above the highest rate recorded in 2015-16 when the country was enjoying something of a mini-boom in living standards.

This mini-boom came to an end when inflation started to rise (red line above) and owed more to slower price rises than to particularly rapid wage growth. Unfortunately because inflation remains above target (although it is likely to slow over the next few months) real pay growth remains a relatively meagre 0.7 per cent.

Its worth noting that this is well below the average 2.2 per cent real pay growth that was the norm pre-crisis (when nominal pay growth averaged over 4 per cent). However for some sectors it may feel a little like those heady days. Pay in real estate, hospitality, retail and construction are all rising above 2.2 per cent. In some of these sectors a rising National Living Wage (NLW) will be having an effect, but the fact that across a range of higher and lower paid sectors pay growth is starting to pick up points to a tightening labour market.

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22:25

The Big Push Failed Marginal REVOLUTION

In 2004, Jeff Sachs and co-authors revived an old theory to explain Africas failure to develop, the poverty trap, and an old solution, the big push.

Our explanation is that tropical Africa, even the well-governed parts, is stuck in a poverty trap, too poor to achieve robust, high levels of economic growth and, in many places, simply too poor to grow at all. More policy or governance reform, by itself, will not be sufficient to over-come this trap. Specifically, Africas extreme poverty leads to low national saving rates, which in turn lead to low or negative economic growth rates. Low domestic saving is not offset by large inflows of private foreign capital, for example foreign direct investment, because Africas poor infrastructure and weak human capital discourage such inflows. With very low domestic saving and low rates of market-based foreign capital inflows, there is little in Africas current dynamics that promotes an escape from poverty. Something new is needed.

We argue that what is needed is a big push in public investments to produce a rapid step increase in Africas underlying productivity, both rural and urban.

Note also the mosquito bed nets being used for other purposes, AT.

As the title of the blog might suggest, I was skeptical. But even if a big push wasnt exactly the right idea, Im all in favor of Big Ideas and Sachs pursued his Big Idea with tremendous skill and media savvy. Pilot programs were soon up and running and then quickly expanded into full programs. In June 2010, the Millennium Villages Project released its first public evaluation and that is when things started to fall apart.

The initial MVP evaluation claimed great success but simply compared some development indicators before and after in the treated villages without comparing to trends elsewhere. In 2010 such a study was completely out of step with contemporary practices in impact evaluation. Red flag! Clemens and Demombynes showed that comparing to trends elsewhere significantly moderated the impact. A second MVP paper was published in the Lancet but then was quickly retra...

22:12

Good Job WashingtonFY 2018 Budget Deficit Jumps By 17%, Highest Since 2012 David Stockman's Contra Corner

The U.S. federal budget deficit rose in fiscal 2018 to the highest level in six years as spending climbed, the Trump administration said Monday.

The deficit jumped to $779 billion, $113 billion or 17 percent higher than the previous fiscal period, according to a statement from Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney. It was larger than any year since 2012, when it topped $1 trillion. The budget shortfall rose to 3.9 percent of U.S. gross domestic product.

 

https://www.cnbc.com/2018/10/15/us-budget-deficit-expands-to-779-billion-in-fiscal-2018-as-spending-surges.html

22:10

James Turk This Catalyst Will Create A Massive Upside Surge In Gold & Silver The Daily Coin

James Turk This Catalyst Will Create A Massive Upside Surge In Gold & Silver from King World News With the price of gold surging nearly $10 and the price of silver nearing the $15 level, today James Turk told...

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21:45

Wolf Richter: Making Sense Of The Recent Market Gyrations The Daily Coin

Wolf Richter: Making Sense Of The Recent Market Gyrations by Adam Taggart Peak Prosperity Every week at PeakProsperity.com, we record a podcast exclusive for our premium subscribers titled Off The Cuff, where Chris and a weekly expert discuss the...

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21:42

Why CalPERS Matters naked capitalism

Why CalPERS' fall from being a sophisticated player and force for reform is an important lesson.

21:19

Brexit: Things Are Always Darkest Before They Go Completely Black naked capitalism

Don't kid yourself that the current relative calm on the Brexit front is a good thing.

21:15

BIG Judicial Watch Court Victory Against Antifa & the Violent Left (Videos) The Daily Coin

BIG Judicial Watch Court Victory Against Antifa & the Violent Left Videos A California teachers case to block Judicial Watch from obtaining public records about her violent Antifa activism is entirely frivolous, a federal judge said during a hearing this...

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21:00

US Deficit: $1.5 Billion in Daily Interest The Big Picture

From Torsten Slok: Here is a number for your dinner conversation tonight: Did you know that the US government last year on average paid $1.5bn each day in interest payments, and this is rising toward $2bn per day over the coming years, see chart below. And this number could rise further as interest rates go up because

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20:45

Is the Purge of Independent Media a Coordinated Attack by the Military Industrial Complex? The Daily Coin

Is the Purge of Independent Media a Coordinated Attack by the Military Industrial Complex? by Derrick Broze  Activist Post Victims of Facebooks most recent purge should not forget the connections between the social media giant and the Western Military-Industrial Complex. On...

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20:16

Taxing carbon may sound like a good idea but does it work? Eco-Business

Would a carbon tax force energy corporations to either change their business priorities enough or to pay for climate mitigation? University of California, Davis' Paul Griffin examines.

20:15

Debt Rattle October 16 2018 The Automatic Earth

M. C. Escher Doric columns 1945   Yemen On Brink Of Worlds Worst Famine In 100 Years (G.) Humanity Is Cutting Down The Tree Of Life (G.) Hyperalarming Study Shows Massive Insect Loss (WaPo) Americas Budget Deficit Jumps By 17% As Spending Surges (CNBC) More Free Money: A Carry Trade

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20:15

John Rubino Is this Gold Rally for Real? (Video) The Daily Coin

John Rubino Is this Gold Rally for Real? Video FSNgoldandsilver Weve been watching the precious metals recession for 7 years now. Will it ever come back? No one knows for sure, but the recent activity is encouraging. Last...

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19:45

Fridays Bounce, Trend Change? The Daily Coin

Fridays Bounce, Trend Change? by PAUL REJCZAK Sunshine Profits The U.S. stock market indexes gained 1.2-2.3% on Friday, retracing some of their recent decline, as investors sentiment improved. The S&P 500 index continues to trade above its long-term upward...

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19:15

Jordan Roy-Byrne: Interview with the Lazy Trader (Video) The Daily Coin

Jordan Roy-Byrne: Interview with the Lazy Trader Video The Daily Gold We are joined from the States by Jordan Roy-Byrne, Editor & Publisher of The Daily Gold Premium. Jordan looks at both technical analysis and the fundamentals of the...

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18:45

How States Can Escape Americas Looming Financial Meltdown The Daily Coin

How States Can Escape Americas Looming Financial Meltdown By Joe Jarvis The Daily Bell The USA is $21.4 trillion in debt. That is larger than the entire US economy. And it shows no sign of slowing down. To put...

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18:23

New Study Highlights Collapse of Insect Populations naked capitalism

Very sobering news on the insect front. Species die-off is progressing faster than you probably thought.

18:15

Hoaxed: Everything They Told You is a Lie! (Video) The Daily Coin

Hoaxed: Everything They Told You is a Lie! Video This powerful preview for the new major motion picture Hoaxed exposes and destroys mainstream media narratives as fictional, manipulative and deadly. Video Source

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17:45

Pepe Escobar: Welcome to the G-20 from Hell The Daily Coin

Pepe Escobar: Welcome to the G-20 from Hell The Saker World leaders wrestle with a maelstrom of complex, burning issues as they prepare for November 30 summit The G-20 in Buenos Aires on November 30 could set the world...

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17:20

Marijuana in Canada Marginal REVOLUTION

Dispensaries selling various strains of marijuana and high-potency extracts, called budder and shatter, have opened on main streets. Regular pop-up markets like the one in Hamilton have sprouted, to the point vendors can attend five a week in the Toronto area.

Cannabis lounges have expanded, offering not just a place to smoke and take hits, but classes on growing cannabis at home and making cannabis creams. Cannabis-infused catering has gone so mainstream that the national association of food service businesses, Restaurants Canada, is hosting a seminar on it. Cannabis tour companies have opened, as have cannabis bud-and-breakfasts.

Universities and colleges across the country have introduced courses on cannabis business, investing, retail and cultivation.

Newspapers, which have hired full-time cannabis reporters, have published cannabis sections, filled with editorial ads by government-licensed producers advertising lines of cannabis-infused beverages, coffee and dog chew toys they are developing for when such products become legal.

Ms. Roach see cannabis becoming almost like corn in its derivative form, threaded through everyday Canadian consumer products. Although people eat a minimal amount of corn each day, she said, theres corn syrup in everything.

That is from Catherine Porter at the NYT.  I increasingly believe that decriminalization will prove a more stable solution than outright legalization.

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17:15

Your $1,000 Silver Prediction is Ridiculous! (Video) The Daily Coin

Your $1,000 Silver Prediction is Ridiculous! Video Truth Never Told Video Source

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17:08

Gaius Publius: IPCC Releases Climate Report First Thoughts naked capitalism

The latest IPCC report says we are cooking our collective goose, and hardly anyone seems to react.

16:01

You Want to Make America Great Again? Start by Making America Free Again The Daily Coin

You Want to Make America Great Again? Start by Making America Free Again By John W. Whitehead Rutherford If the freedom of speech be taken away, then dumb and silent we may be led, like sheep to the slaughter.George Washington...

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15:37

Crowdfunded solar panels aim to supercharge business in Africa Eco-Business

The system gives small investors cash and communities solar panels to launch businesses, without the big up-front costs.

15:25

Green Talks with Hotels Eco-Business

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15:16

How streaming has changed song structures Marginal REVOLUTION

From Martin Connor, here is a list of seven mechanisms, you can read the explanations at the link:

1. Streamings Data Collection Makes Songs Simpler

2. Streaming Sites Social Media Makes Songs Confessional

3. Small Streaming Profits Make Songs Shorter

4. Streamings Customizability Makes Songs Built To Order

5. Content Digitization Makes Songs More Diverse [TC: does that contradict some of the other general claims?]

6. Free Content Makes Songs More Collaborative [TC: and heres the explanation for this one:]

Artistic competition is so fierce nowadays that artists need to constantly release music. One way to do this is to make songs shorter and simpler; another way is to get a producer to make the beat, a singer to make the chorus, and another rapper for the second verse. This leads to Migos member Offset, DJ Khaled, Justin Bieber, Chance The Rapper, and Lil Wayne all appearing on the same 2017 song, Im The One. It also means that fans start to see credits like those from Cardi Bs new album Invasion of Privacy. The 13 tracks on the album features 104 total writing credits, meaning 8 people per track. Its single Be Careful has 17 alone.

7. Videos Increasing Dominance Makes Songs Into Soundtracks

Via the excellent Samir Varma.

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14:50

Facebook Attacks Iraq War Veteran Who Gave Both Legs And One Arm For America The Daily Coin

Facebook Attacks Iraq War Veteran Who Gave Both Legs And One Arm For America Three limbs wasnt enough for some now my livelihood is gone with it By Susan Duclos All News PipeLine Facebooks recent purge of...

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14:30

Collapse of the Federal Reserve has started (Video) The Daily Coin

Collapse of the Federal Reserve has started Video American Intelligence Media Video Source

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14:27

When the bubble bursts, America will experience an economic crisis much greater than the 2008 meltdown or the Great Depression The Economic Collapse

The bigger they come, the harder they fall.  Currently, we are in the terminal phase of an everything bubble which has had ten years to grow.  It is the biggest financial bubble that our country has ever seen, and experts are warning that when it finally bursts we will experience an economic downturn that is even worse than the Great Depression of the 1930s.  Of course many of us in the alternative media have been warning about what is coming for quite some time, but now even many in the mainstream media have jumped on the bandwagon.  The Economist is one of the most prominent globalist mouthpieces in the entire world, and so I was stunned when I came across one of their articles earlier today that was entitled Another economic downturn is just a matter of time.  When the alternative media and globalist media outlets are both preaching economic doom, that is a very clear sign that big trouble is imminent.

But for the moment, global financial markets seem to have settled down a bit.  U.S. markets were down on Monday, but there wasnt that much volatility.  Once again, it was tech stocks that got hit the hardest

Apple and Netflix pulled back more than 1.8 percent each. Netflix fell after Goldman Sachs and Raymond James slashed its price targets on the video-streaming giant. Apple dropped after Goldman Sachs said the tech giants earnings could fall short this year as demand in China slows. Amazon, Microsoft and A...

14:10

A Great Contrarian Indicator For Gold, Plus Saudis US Treasury Holdings, China, Japan & The ECB The Daily Coin

A Great Contrarian Indicator For Gold, Plus Saudis US Treasury Holdings, China, Japan & The ECB from King World News With the price of gold on the move, surging above the $1,225 level, here is a great contrarian indicator for...

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13:50

Hurricanes Give Americans Taste of Disaster Washingtons Wars Bring to Others The Daily Coin

Hurricanes Give Americans Taste of Disaster Washingtons Wars Bring to Others Paul Craig Roberts Florida residents from the eastern part of Panama City Beach to Apalachicola now know what a war zone is like. 750,000 people are without power and...

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13:30

Saudis Threaten Trump: You Want $400 Oil? (Video) The Daily Coin

Saudis Threaten Trump: You Want $400 Oil? Video Ron Paul Liberty Report President Trumps threat of severe repercussions if the Saudis are found to have killed journalist Jamal Khashoggi were met with more threats from the Saudi side, including...

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13:10

SUNSETS, SUNRISES, SHAMROCK, SUMMER WINDS, & CHEMTRAILS The Daily Coin

SUNSETS, SUNRISES, SHAMROCK, SUMMER WINDS, & CHEMTRAILS by Jim Quinn The Burning Platform You are not your job, youre not how much money you have in the bank. You are not the car you drive. Youre not the contents...

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13:09

Reality Weighed Against Perceptions The Daily Coin

Reality Weighed Against Perceptions by Rory The Daily Coin This piece was inspired by The Burning Platform where the tweet and two images below were originally published. Some people seem to be struggling with reality in these modern times....

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13:00

Warning To Trump, Unwise To Mess With The Central Bank (Video) The Daily Coin

Warning To Trump, Unwise To Mess With The Central Bank Video X22 Report Sears files for bankruptcy, CEO steps down. The retail problem is not going away it is going to get a lot worse. Retail sales declined, restaurants...

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12:50

Latest Stock Sell-Off Renews Interest in Gold as Safe-Haven The Daily Coin

Latest Stock Sell-Off Renews Interest in Gold as Safe-Haven From Birch Gold Group This week, Your News to Know rounds up the latest news involving precious metals and the overall economy. Stories include: Gold is up on safe-haven demand amid...

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12:00

World's largest rice gene bank secures funding to fight climate change Eco-Business

A key aim is developing varieties that are more resistant to high temperatures, as well as worsening droughts and floods.

10:50

5 CHARTS THAT SHOW WHY GOLD BELONGS IN YOUR PORTFOLIO NOW The Daily Coin

5 CHARTS THAT SHOW WHY GOLD BELONGS IN YOUR PORTFOLIO NOW by Frank Holmes Market Slant The annual In Gold We Trust report by Liechtenstein-based investment firm Incrementum is a must-read account of the gold market, and its just-released...

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10:40

No. 974: September Consumer and Producer Price Indices, Liquidity and Markets Shadow Government Statistics

(SGS Subscription required) As Some Acorns Begin to Fall, Beware the Dollar; Risks of Major Financial-Market Upheaval Are High Ongoing Federal Reserve Rate Hikes and Related Policies Have Continued to Tighten Systemic and Consumer Liquidity, Pummeling Retail Sales, and Near-Term Economic Prospects, and Threatening Financial-System Stability Hurricane-Triggered Boosts to Energy Prices in September 2017 Depressed Relative Year-to-Year Inflation Rates in September 2018; Annual Consumer Inflation Should be Pushing Three-Percent by December CPI-U Unadjusted Annual Inflation, Depressed by 2017 Hurricane Distortions, Softened to 2.28% in September 2018 versus 2.70% in August 2018 CPI-W Unadjusted Annual Inflation, Depressed by 2017 Hurricane Distortions, Softened to 2.33% in September 2018 versus 2.87% in August 2018 September Real Average Weekly Earnings Growth Remained Impaired 2019 Social Security COLA of 2.8% (Based on the CPI-W), Would Have Been 2.4% Using the C-CPI-U, Which Has Been Designed for That Purpose, But Not Yet Implemented FOMC-Targeted Core CPI Inflation, Little Affected by Year-Ago Hurricane Disruptions, Held at 2.17% Year-to-Year in September 2018 versus 2.20% in August 2018 Aggregate PPI Unadjusted Annual Inflation, Depressed by 2017 Hurricane Distortions, Softened to 2.64% in September 2018 versus 2.83% in August 2018

10:30

Will The Saudis Bring The Petro Dollar Empire Down? (Video) The Daily Coin

Will The Saudis Bring The Petro Dollar Empire Down? Video We Are Change In this video, Luke of We Are Change breaks down how the latest controversy involving an outspoken journalist who was allegedly kidnapped, beaten and did not...

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10:10

Goldman Sachs seedy underbelly exposed in shocking tapes The Daily Coin

Goldman Sachs seedy underbelly exposed in shocking tapes from GATA By Kevin Dugan New York Post Thursday, October 11, 2018 Fresh dirt has spilled at Goldman Sachs and this time it has been caught on tape. David Solomon, who...

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09:50

Fed Policy Rattles Wall Street, Riles President Trump The Daily Coin

Fed Policy Rattles Wall Street, Riles President Trump by: Clint Siegner Money Metals Stocks just finished their worst week since March, but Friday left equities on better footing than they might otherwise have had. Buyers emerged at a critical...

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09:49

U.S. Capitol cornerstone 225th anniversary preview Follow The Money

this is american history..founded, developed, organised and controlled by masons..

you cant rewrite it..

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09:47

Is China lined up to replace Russia as the US default enemy? Follow The Money

https://www.rt.com/usa/440236-china-next-enemy-america/

Recent provocations in the South China Sea follow rising tensions between the US and China, but with rivalry expanding into the economic and political spheres, it seems Beijing is now encroaching on Russias top-villain status.

On Monday, the USS Decatur nearly collided with a Chinese destroyer sent to escort the US vessel operating in the South China Sea.

But naval maneuvers in the disputed waterway are just one element of the high stakes rivalry between Washington and Beijing. On the economic front, the Trump administration has slapped tariffs on $260 billion worth of Chinese goods and is now threatening to target practically all of Chinas exports to the US.

Amid the open economic warfare and military provocations in the South China Sea, last week Trump levelled fresh accusations of political meddling against Beijing. Speaking before the UN Security Council, the US leader claimed that China was attempting to interfere i...

09:47

Fight for the Future statement on new study showing nearly all unique FCC comments opposed the agencys net neutrality repeal Fight for the Future

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 15, 2018
Contact: Evan Greer, +1-978-852-6457, press@fightforthefuture.org

A brand new study from Stanford University shows that nearly 100% of all unique comments submitted to the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) opposed the agencys move to repeal net neutrality.

The following statement can be attributed to Evan Greer, Fight for the Futures Deputy Director (pronouns: she / her):

Its kind of mindblowing how many average Americans took the time to submit a unique comment to the FCC about the repeal of net neutrality, and it shouldnt come as a surprise that nearly every single one of those comments that wasnt written by a telecom lobbyist opposed the repeal.

Telecom lobbyists, FCC bureaucrats, and corrupt members of Congress have done everything in their power to downplay the massive grassroots opposition to last years net neutrality repeal. But when you sift through all the noise, fake comments, bots, and BS you always find the truth: no one wants their cable company to charge more fees and control what they see and do on the Internet.

Under Ajit Pais leadership, the FCC sabotaged its own comment process in a cynical attempt to discount overwhelming public outcry. But despite the confusion sewed by astroturf campaigns, fraudulent comments, and a phony DDoS attack peddled by the agencys staff, study after study after study has confirmed the same thing: an overwhelming majority of people from across the political spectrum support net neutrality and oppose the FCCs repeal.

Sitting members of Congress who have not signed the discharge petition to restore net neutrality had better take note: there is a massive voting block of people who care about this issue and youre running out of chances to get this right. Vote for net neutrality before November 6th or be prepared to pay the price at the polls.

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09:34

Western Civilization No Longer Exists PaulCraigRoberts.org

Western Civilization No Longer Exists
Societal Collapse awaits in the wings if climate change and nuclear war dont finish us off first

Paul Craig Roberts

The Cheney-Bush and Obama regimes destroyed due process, with the result that American citizens were detained in prison indefinitely without evidence and murdered without evidence or trial. In violation of US and international laws, the US government used torture to produce terrorists, who were not terrorists, in order to justify Washingtons wars, wars that have nothing whatsoever to do with fighting terrorism.

The Democratic Partys Identity Politics successful demonization of white heterosexual males has made American universities unsafe for white heterosexual males. Any woman can accuse them of rape, and despite the absence of any evidence, and even in the face of complete evidence to the contrary, the university, in total violation of all known rules of due process, can convict the accusedindeed, conviction on accusation alone is mandatory in American universitiesand destroy the reputation of the accused along with his ability to continue his education.

In the article below federal courts confronted with these mandatory university convictions of white males have overturned them, ruling against the universities violations of due process. The corrupt university administrations are serving Identity Politics, not justice.

Just imagine that if the Democrats, who in their glory represented the working class, were to achieve political power and appoint federal judges. No white heterosexual male would be safe. Under the Democrats Identity Politics, white heterosexual males are automatically guilty. Due process is not needed. By definition, white heterosexual males are racists, misogynists, and rapists. No evidence is needed.

I am waiting for the case when a white university female brings a rape case against a black university male. It will be interesting to see how the university chooses which side to take. In such a case we have two victims of white male supremacy. Which victim will prevail against the other victim. Will the university come down on the side of the protected black or on the side of the protected female? Or will the university decide that the rape was actually done by a white male pretending to be a black.

This question illustrates the complete breakdown of American society. Most likely this deplorable situation is the case throughout the Western World. Society is so divided that there is no society there. And the idiot Russians want to join us!

To be truthful, there is nothing left of Western civilization, and the fault is not Russias, Chinas, Irans, or Venezuelas. It is our own. We are an insouciant people, unconcerned, ignorant, worried only about unimportant things, kept ignorant and confused by a media that serves only the One Percent. The American peop...

09:30

Syrian War Report: Army Kicks Off Another Attempt To Eliminate ISIS In Al-Safa (Video) The Daily Coin

Syrian War Report: Army Kicks Off Another Attempt To Eliminate ISIS In Al-Safa Video South Front Video Source

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09:10

Cops Attack Cancer Patient, Beat Him to a Pulp, Dump Him at the Hospital The Daily Coin

Cops Attack Cancer Patient, Beat Him to a Pulp, Dump Him at the Hospital By Matt Agorist The Free Thought Project TDC Note With TFTP and Rachel Blevins both being victims of the latest round of censorship and...

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09:00

John Oliver on Saudi Arabia The Big Picture

Following the alarming disappearance of a Saudi journalist and political dissident, John Oliver examines Americas uncomfortably comfortable relationship with Saudi Arabia.   Saudi Arabia: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)  

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08:50

Concealing Handguns The Daily Coin

Concealing Handguns by Pat Cascio Survival Blog Carrying concealed is no easy task, if dont do it properly. Were taking a close look at some clothing and accessories today that aids in concealing your handgun on a daily basis....

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08:30

Commercials are Net Long Silver Futures, Again (Video) The Daily Coin

Commercials are Net Long Silver Futures, Again Video Silver Fortune After a large shift in the most recent COT report, commercials have gone net long on silver once again. Video Source

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08:20

Entire Federal Budget Now National Security Secret Dr. Mark Skidmore USAWatchdog.com Jim Sinclair's Mineset

By Greg Hunters USAWatchdog.com (Early Sunday Release) Michigan State Economics Professor Mark Skidmore made a stunning discovery late last year. Using publicly available government accounting reports, he revealed there was $21 trillion in what he calls missing money from the Department of Defense (DOD) and Housing and Urban Development (HUD). The data he used has... Read more

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08:10

The Khashoggi Extortion Fiasco The Daily Coin

The Khashoggi Extortion Fiasco by Ghassan and Itbah Kadi The Saker A mystifying diplomatic escalation ensued following the disappearance of Saudi Washington Post columnist, Jamal Khashoggi, after visiting the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul, Turkey. Why would the United States...

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08:00

Post Market Wrap Up: No Tie And Unplugged (Video) The Daily Coin

Post Market Wrap Up: No Tie And Unplugged Video Gregory Mannarino Video Source

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06:37

Wolf Richter: Making Sense Of The Recent Market Gyrations Peak Prosperity

Wolf Richter: Making Sense Of The Recent Market Gyrations

Recorded last week as the market was in full melt-down mode, Chris and Wolf Richter decode the underlying drivers of the sudden reversal, and peer into the future to predict what is most likely to happen next. Both agree that, whether stocks are briefly 'rescued' in the ensuing days, the long-awaited downward re-pricing of the 'Everything Bubble' is nigh.

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06:33

Despite Strong Economy, an Alarming Increase in the Federal Deficit Concord Coalition

Despite Strong Economy, an Alarming Increase in the Federal Deficit swinn Mon, 10/15/2018 - 15:33

WASHINGTON -- The Concord Coalition today warned that the rapidly rising federal budget deficit -- totaling nearly $779 billion in Fiscal Year 2018 -- reflects a structural gap between spending and revenues that is largely ignored in Washington even as it grows worse.

The Treasury Department this afternoon released the figure, which is $113 billion higher than 2017 deficit, along with other data for Fiscal 2018, which ended Sept. 30.

While not surprising, the confirmation of a ballooning budget deficit is alarming and should be of great concern to elected officials, this years congressional candidates and the general public, said Robert. L. Bixby, executive director of The Concord Coalition. This problem is not going away on its own. What makes the Fiscal 2018 numbers particularly troubling is that they show a worsening picture despite a strong economy. Rather than taking advantage of this strong economy to improve the fiscal picture, Washington over the past year has made the situation worse.

Federal receipts for Fiscal 2018 totaled $3,329 billion while spending totaled $4,108 billion. The comparable figures for the previous year were $3,315 billion in receipts and $3,981 billion in outlays. Roughly three-quarters of the spending growth came from mandatory spending programs and interest on the debt, which grow on autopilot. By contrast, revenue was essentially flat despite solid economic growth.

Policymakers must eventually make some hard choices to bring mandatory spending growth and revenues into better alignment, Bixby said. Neither Democrats nor Republicans think this choice-less fiscal policy can go on forever.

The 2018 deficit added signifi...

05:50

Fake Cheese, Hooters, And Big Banks: The Millennial Market Hitlist The Daily Coin

Fake Cheese, Hooters, And Big Banks: The Millennial Market Hitlist By Michael Kern  Safe Haven Anyone with any real appreciation for cheese wont lose any sleep over the fact that U.S. sales of processed American cheese have seen four straight years...

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05:34

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05:30

ROGUE MORNINGS Oil Prices, Global Liquidity & DC Idiots (Video) The Daily Coin

ROGUE MORNINGS Oil Prices, Global Liquidity & DC Idiots Video TDC Note Please listen to CJs rant at the beginning of this podcast must listen. I cant upload dtube as the videos are new today ...

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05:10

Selcos Favorite Survival Exercise: Prep in Your Everyday Life, Then Add PRESSURE The Daily Coin

Selcos Favorite Survival Exercise: Prep in Your Everyday Life, Then Add PRESSURE by Selco The Organic Prepper We all tend to pay much attention to acquiring stuff physical things in order to be more prepared, but we...

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05:00

GUESS WHOS BACK! (Video) The Daily Coin

GUESS WHOS BACK! Video Mark Dice Video Source

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04:55

04:50

Winter is coming, IMF told at Bali summit The Daily Coin

Winter is coming, IMF told at Bali summit from The BRICS Post Indonesian President Joko Jokowi Widodo urged the 189 members of the International Monetary Fund to work together to avoid a global economic calamity Indonesian President Joko Jokowi Widodo...

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04:40

Keeping Asia on Top of Global Growth Pacific Money The Diplomat

The latest projections shave a bit off of expected Asian growth.

04:30

MUST SEE: PRESIDENT TRUMP LATEST INTERVIEW (Video) The Daily Coin

MUST SEE: PRESIDENT TRUMP LATEST INTERVIEW Interviewer is very combative and wouldve NEVER EVER spoke with Obama in this manner NEVER. She had 8 years to challenge Obama SHE NEVER DID. Take note Does not give credit...

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04:20

What We Have Been Reduced To. The Daily Coin

What We Have Been Reduced To. This is pathetic. The article below has been penned at the top of ZeroHedge all morning and currently has more than 175k views. Where is the real news? Why are so many people interested...

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04:16

*Stubborn Attachments* blurbs Marginal REVOLUTION

You can find them here, note you may need to click on the right to read the furthest right-hand side of the page.  Here are excerpts from those blurbs:

Tim Harford: His best, most ambitious and most personal work.

Cardiff Garcia: I think youll find that following the logic in Stubborn Attachments is as fun as it is intellectually provocative.

Mason Hartman: The book invites you to fight it.

Cass Sunstein: Its a book for right now, and a book for all times. A magnificent achievement.

Tomorrow is publication date for the book, you can order here, and here is some background on Stubborn Attachments: A Vision for a Society of Free, Prosperous, and Responsible Individuals.

Note I am donating all of the proceeds to a man in Ethiopia.

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04:10

Lost in Space The Daily Coin

Lost in Space by James Howard Kunstler TDC Note This fits with the article I wrote earlier today click here to read it #### Speaking as a black woman wait second! Can I do that? Well, why not....

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04:00

MIB: Misinformation & the Overton Window The Big Picture

What range of ideas are tolerated in public discourse? How and why do previously forbidden ideas and behavior that were once verboten, become tolerated? Those were some of the questions that led Rex Sorgatz to write a book (that may have the longest title ever) The Encyclopedia of Misinformation: A Compendium of Imitations, Spoofs, Delusions,

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03:50

You Cant Eat Gold The Daily Coin

You Cant Eat Gold by Keith Weiner Monetary-Metals TDC Note You cant eat debit / credit cards, bank accounts or dollar bills either but people still have them. #### You cant eat gold. The enemies of gold often...

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03:30

What Impact Will the Mid-Term Elections Have on Gold and Silver Prices? The Daily Coin

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03:03

Hurricanes Give Americans Taste of Disaster Washingtons Wars Bring to Others PaulCraigRoberts.org

Hurricanes Give Americans Taste of Disaster Washingtons Wars Bring to Others

Paul Craig Roberts

Florida residents from the eastern part of Panama City Beach to Apalachicola now know what a war zone is like. 750,000 people are without power and without water. Thousands of homes and commercial structures no longer exist. Mexico Beach has been more or less wiped off the face of the earth. Many areas are still inaccessible. Many people are still trapped in place because of debris and downed trees across roads.

Families searching for missing family members are at times obstructed by police trying to keep looters and gawkers out of the area and trying to save what little traffic capacity there is for emergency and repair crews. It is difficult to image people so lacking in humanity that they go to loot what little remains of the property of such damaged people.

But perhaps it is not difficult to image such people. Perhaps such people have been running US foreign policy since the Clinton regime. If you look at these photos of the damage:
https://weather.com/safety/hurricane/news/2018-10-09-hurricane-michael-photos, you will have an idea of the damage our government acting in our name has inflicted on eight countries since the Clinton regime: Serbia, Afghanistan, Iraq, Somalia, Libya, Syria, Pakistan, and the ongoing atrocity in Yemen. Anyone looking at the devastation of the Florida panhandle from Panama City to Apalachicola could think they are looking at the work of Dick Cheney and his Zionist neocon warmongers that devastated the Middle East and North Africa.

Americans are a curious people. They sent large sums of money to parents whose children were allegedly killed in school shootings, the reality of which many challenge, and they sent large sums of money to support Christine Blasey Ford for accusing Kavanagh of attempted rape despite her inability to substantiate her charge. Will the compassion and empathy that responds to ideological crimes such as those ascribed to white heterosexual victimizers, gun owners, and illegal immigration opponents also respond to the victims of Hurricane Michael and US foreign policy?

Why is it that the liberal-progressive-left can get so upset about an alleged attempted rape 30 or 40 years ago but accept without protest Washingtons destruction of the lives, prospects, and infrastructure of millions of peoples in eight countries? All of the immigrants about which Trump complains are people fleeing from Americas wars on their countries. If America and Europe do not want refugees, why do they engage in wars that produce refugees?

Is this simple question beyond the intelligence of Western politicians?

Are Americans aware that the latest national defense posture statement reaffirms the neoconservative priority that A...

03:00

New Stock Suggestion: CannAmerica Corp. (CSE: CANA) Future Money Trends

Important U.S. Cannabis Position

Dear Reader,

Over the coming weeks, I want to build the ultimate cannabis portfolio for us.

Each week, Im going to be issuing out an important update for both present and new recommendations.

Dont miss these alerts; helping people take positions in a trend like this is the most important thing Ive ever done.

Helping others build wealth and break out of the rat race is my lifes purpose, and I have a feeling that the next 3 to 5 years are going to be something extraordinary. Regular, significant gains have become the norm, as cannabis regulations in Canada and the U.S. are becoming more relaxed and large alcohol, tobacco, and even some pharmaceutical companies are having discussions with some of the major cannabis players.

The best companies in the business are making inroads into geographical regions that are cannabis-friendly both in terms of consumer demand and in regards to policies and regulations. Top firms also have an ability to raise capital for expansion and new ventures into this exciting legalized cannabis market.

New Recommendation:

CannAmerica Brands Corp. (CSE: CANA) is our U.S. cannabis position.

The irony is its their first day of trading and they arent actually listed in the U.S. yet, but they should be soon.

This is day 1 for them going public, and you can currently only acquire shares on the Canadian Stock Exchange.

Theyre headed up by one of the pioneers in the cannabis industry.

...

02:50

The Lathe of Hell The Daily Coin

The Lathe of Hell by Holly O The Burning Platform There we were, having a good time, making money, making love and good music, bringing beauty into the world, building new things and Bang! we awakened to find totalitarian...

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02:30

Whats Wrong with Government-Run Healthcare? (Video) The Daily Coin

Whats Wrong with Government-Run Healthcare? Video Prager U If you get sick or suffer a serious injury, you not only want medical care, you want quality medical care. Whats the best way to get it? Through a government-run program...

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02:20

Data for Democracy harnesses the powers of big data for civic good Shareable New Articles

Data for Democracy is a grassroots community dedicated to using the tools of Data Science to create a positive social impact. Imagine a bunch of digital activists running around the Internet analyzing alt-right Twitter bot networks and collecting data on immigration and family separations for the National Immigration Law Center, and you'll have a pretty good idea what this group does.

02:10

Chaos In The Streets: The Civil Unrest That So Many Have Been Predicting Is Coming To America Is Now Here The Daily Coin

Chaos In The Streets: The Civil Unrest That So Many Have Been Predicting Is Coming To America Is Now Here by Michael Snyder End of the American Dream Nobody should want to see Americans beating the daylights out of...

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02:00

Don't Mistake the Stock Market for the Economy Financial Sense

Patrick O'Hare Please, can we get some bad economic news? Is that too much to ask? That's not too much ask, it's just really dumb to ask for it. Nevertheless, we have heard it asserted in the face of the recent sell-off that bad economic news...

01:59

Daily Digest 10/15 - Lessons From Iceland On Financial Crisis, How Amazon Spread Across The U.S. Peak Prosperity

Daily Digest 10/15 - Lessons From Iceland On Financial Crisis, How Amazon Spread Across The U.S.
  • Meet The Finance Professor Exposing Rigged Markets One Academic Paper At A Time
  • The huge 'blackout' that may be deepening market turbulence
  • Pentagon data breach compromises up to 30,000 workers
  • 4 lessons from Iceland on dealing with a financial crisis
  • Italy Is the Creeping Concern for Finance Chiefs in Bali
  • Dr. Doom Ignites A Bitcoin Firestorm
  • Watch how Amazon spread across the US
  • The Shaky Case That Russia Manipulated Social Media to Tip the 2016 Election
  • Magic Leap's new AI assistant looks alarmingly human
  • Bank of England confirms new 50 note plans
  • Large West Virginia coal mine with 400 workers closing
  • Oil Demand and Supply Reaches Landmark 100 Million Barrels a Day
  • Red Cross suffers own damage from Hurricane Michael
  • Among the Ruins of Mexico Beach Stands One House, Built for the Big One
  • Greek State Prosecutes 21 Environmental Defenders for Opposition to Eldorado Gold Mine
  • Hurricane Michael flattened towns where survivors remain in disbelief
  • Great Barrier Reef teeters towards coal-fired extinction

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01:55

Sears Files For Bankruptcy Protection, Lampert Steps Down As CEO The Daily Coin

Sears Files For Bankruptcy Protection, Lampert Steps Down As CEO from ZeroHedge The melting ice cube that is Sears once a shining beacon of American consumerism has finally dissolved. After missing a $134 million Monday debt payment, as...

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01:53

The Khashoggi AffairEven More Malevolent Than Its Cracked-Up To Be David Stockman's Contra Corner

Khashoggi was a rather shady guy. A journalist who was also an operator for Saudi and U.S. intelligence services. He was an early recruit of the Muslim Brotherhood:

Khashoggis intellectual interests were shaped in his early 20s when he studied in the United States and was also a passionate member of the Muslim Brotherhood. The brotherhood was a secret underground fraternity that wanted to purge the Arab world of the corruption and autocratic rule it saw as a legacy of Western colonialism.

Khashoggi helped in the U.S./Saudi/Pakistani project to destabilize Afghanistan. He met and interviewed Osama bin Laden in Afghanistan and Sudan. The man with the RPG in the upper left picture is Jamal Khashoggi himself.Recently Khashoggi started a number of projects that reek of preparations for a CIA controlled color-revolution in Saudi Arabia:..None of the protagonists of this geopolitical drama deserve any pity. Erdogan, Trump and MbS are thugs. Khashoggi was a willing tool in the destruction of many lives. Seeing these people at each others throat is highly entertaining.

 

http://www.moonofalabama.org/2018/10/settling-the-khashoggi-case-will-be-a-difficult-process.html#more

 

 

01:50

Fusion GPS founder trapped in legal jeopardy, bets on Democrat midterm win to bury Russia hoax (Video) The Daily Coin

Fusion GPS founder trapped in legal jeopardy, bets on Democrat midterm win to bury Russia hoax Video The Duran The Durans Alex Christoforou and Editor-in-Chief Alexander Mercouris discuss the legal jeopardy entangling Fusion GPS co-founder Glenn Simpson. Republicans are...

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01:30

PropOrNot Celebrates Death of First Amendment The Daily Coin

PropOrNot Celebrates Death of First Amendment by Kurt Nimmo  Another Day In the Empire An article posted today on Global Research features a couple screen grabs from the PropOrNot Twitter feed. Both celebrate the takedown of hundreds of social media accounts...

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01:10

German Election Says Merkel Must Go (Video) The Daily Coin

German Election Says Merkel Must Go Video Bill Still The invasion of Germany, in particular, and Western Europe in general, was dealt a crushing blow today when citizens of Germanys largest state, Bavaria, went to the polls to elect...

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00:58

Ooops! Small Caps Become Latest Momo Trade To Get Monkey-Hammered David Stockman's Contra Corner

Shares of small, U.S.-focused firms are suffering their worst rout in years, removing another pillar of support for the nine-year bull market as it faces heightened turmoil..That has resulted in an unusual situation where both large and small caps are falling in tandem. After hitting records throughout August, the Russell 2000 index of small-capitalization stocks has slumped, last week entering correction territorya drop of at least 10% from a previous highfor the first time since 2016.

 

 

 

https://www.wsj.com/articles/small-caps-become-latest-winning-trade-to-collapse-1539595800?mod=hp_lead_pos2

00:50

HR 1111-The Democrats and the UN Plan The Daily Coin

HR 1111-The Democrats and the UN Plan by Dave Hodges The Common Sense Show There are 22 days before the second most important election in American history. At the end of this trail, lies extreme danger for every conservative,...

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00:36

Bioenergy: A solution to three problems? Eco-Business

Scientists take a comprehensive look into the potential of bioenergy crops, from seeds to sales.

00:30

Chinas Biggest Developer Drops Prices By 30% (Video) The Daily Coin

Chinas Biggest Developer Drops Prices By 30% Video The Money GPS TDC Note I hope you dont think this development company made the decision to drop prices by 30% they didnt. China is a communist country and...

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00:20

Red Ponzis Property Bubble Cracking70% Of Urban Wealth At Risk David Stockman's Contra Corner

Quoted by SCMP, Zhang Dawei, chief analyst at Centaline Property, warned that not only were the overall sales dropping, but poor construction quality could also be a cause for more violence. Try not to buy homes built in 2018, because while the developers were short of money, the same is the case with contractors, he said, and had an even more ominous warning about whats coming: The fourth quarter would be a peak time for residential project completion. Issues which used to be papered over by rising prices could erupt in this period so we should look out for a sudden surge [public violence] in the coming months.

 

 

https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-10-13/violence-public-anger-erupts-china-home-prices-slide

 

00:00

Explaining the Correction, with Perfect Hindsight The Big Picture

The Stock-Market Meltdown That Everyone Saw Coming At least they saw it coming with the benefit of hindsight. The reality is, the explanations cant account for what is probably a random event. Bloomberg, October 11, 2018       We interrupt this regularly scheduled correction to bring you an after the fact narrative explaining in

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Monday, 15 October

23:45

Theodore Roosevelt Trump: Speak Loudly And Carry A Yuuge IOU David Stockman's Contra Corner

Today, the US is still a formidable military power, thats for sure. But as for its economy and the role of the American dollar as a global payment mechanism the evidence suggests that it has lost much of its former dominance.

President Trump seems to be trying to compensate for the decline in US power overall by way of adopting more bellicose and foghorn rhetoric for others to comply with American demands.

 

 

 

http://wallstreetwindow.com/2018/10/the-self-defeating-us-empire-alastair-cooke-10-15-2018/

03:00

CRITICAL CANNABIS UPDATE: The Dam is About to Burst Future Money Trends

The Walls are Coming Down Globally for Cannabis Restrictions

Dear Reader,

The legalization of cannabis is now a globally-encompassing phenomenon.

The takeover is happening state by state and nation by nation, and the floodgates are opening for businesses, entrepreneurs, and investors as the stigma formerly attached to cannabis is now being replaced with heavy consumer demand.

Consumers are happy to have a healthier alternative to alcohol and prescription drugs, and governments are enjoying the new tax revenue coming in by the billions!

The cannabis space holds the promise of vast wealth as an investment because of its global appeal as a medical solution, as well as a recreational pastime for adults.

This flourishing industry is expected to cross the $63 billion value mark by the year 2024.

Embracing the plant, citizens and policymakers are creating a border-crossing patchwork of worldwide cannabis policy reform:

For an in depth and detailed analysis for each country on this map, download MJ Business Dailys free report (no affiliation).

The legal cannabis market is clearly in a period of vigorous growth directly stemming from the...

02:00

Transcript: Rex Sorgatz The Big Picture

    The transcript from this weeks  MIB: Rex Sorgatz and the Encyclopedia of Misinformation is below. You can stream/download the full conversation, including the podcast extras on iTunes, Bloomberg, Overcast, and Stitcher. Our earlier podcasts can all be found at iTunes, Stitcher, Overcast, and Bloomberg. ~~~ This is Masters in Business with Barry Ritholtz on Bloomberg Radio. BARRY RITHOLTZ, HOST MASTERS IN BUSINESS: This week

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