Sunday , 21 July 2019

Finance

Hyperinflation Is Back: “Zimbabwe Burns While The Lights Are Out”

Submitted by Cathy Buckle, who writes in to describe the rapidly deteriorating economic situation in Zimbabwe, and the nation’s second encounter with hyperinflation in under two decades; to receive her letters from Zimbabwe by email contact [email protected] “Zimbabwe burns while the lights are out” Dear Family and Friends, A red light or high pitched alarm are the two most dreaded ... Read More »

Hundreds Of US Troops Begin Deployment To Saudi Arabia To Counter Iran

The deployment of hundreds of US troops to Saudi Arabia as part of a build-up to counter Iran in the region amid soaring tensions and a dangerously ratcheting “tanker war” has begun, The Wall Street Journal reported Friday night.  The Pentagon first revealed on Wednesday that 500 of the 1000 total troops announced by the White House last month to bolster US presence ... Read More »

Dave Collum Goes Deep On “Conspiracy Theories”: 9/11, Epstein, Pizzagate, JFK, & The Vegas Shooting

Cornell professor, and long-time Zero Hedge friend, David Collum recently appeared on an episode of the Quoth the Raven podcast to talk all things conspiracy. Collum is an economic commentator, chemist, Betty R. Miller Professor of Chemistry and Chemical Biology at Cornell University and is known for writing his “Year in Review”, which appears here on Zerohedge at the end ... Read More »

How A Leftist Echo Chamber Became The New Norm On Campus

Authored by Phillip Magness via The American Institute for Economic Research, A pronounced and growing hostility to free markets has turned the academic humanities into an ideological echo chamber. Over the past 20 years, faculty in English, history, foreign languages, and philosophy have shifted sharply to the political left, resulting in a nearly complete exclusion of dissenting perspectives from these fields. ... Read More »

“Run Away!”: Tesla Drops Restraining Order Against Short-Seller After Court Asks For Actual Evidence

Back in April, we reported on the story of Tesla being granted a temporary restraining order against one of its critics, Randeep Hothi, who posted on Twitter under the name @skabooshska. Since then, Hothi’s legal defense GoFundMe has raised more than $118,000, allowing him to retain capable counsel, which has paid off for him.  Yesterday, it was reported that Tesla dropped ... Read More »

“The Rich Are Building Bunkers” – Jim Rickards Warns “Nothing Is Fixed”

Via Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com, Best-selling financial author James Rickards says “We are still in the aftermath of the 2008 – 2009 financial crisis.” In the up-coming book titled “Aftermath: Seven Secrets of Wealth Preservation in the Coming Chaos,” the crisis of the Great Recession may be over, but “nothing is fixed.” Rickards explains, “I understand the economy has been expanding for 10 years, ... Read More »

Trump Says Swedish PM “Assured Me That A$AP Rocky Will Be Treated Fairly”

In yet another series of tweets that thousands, maybe millions, of Americans will probably mistake for a meme-account photoshop job, President Trump confirmed Saturday morning that he had, in fact, spoken with the prime minister of Sweden, and assured him that rapper A$AP Rocky wasn’t a flight risk. A$AP Rocky In fact, Trump said he personally offered to guarantee A$AP ... Read More »

New Video Shows IRGC Commandos Fast-Roping To Deck Of Seized Oil Tanker

update: Earlier Iran released footage of the detained British-flagged oil tanker Stena Impero, but hours after the first images were revealed, more video was aired on Iranian state TV, this time showing the dramatic IRGC military raid on the vessel. Iranian special forces troops fast-roped down to the deck via helicopter while IRGC boats circled near the vessel. #BREAKING: #IRGC released video ... Read More »

We’ve Arrived At The End Of The Road

Authored by Adam Taggart via PeakProsperity.com, Decades of central bank intervention have left us with an unavoidable insolvency crisis When Richard Nixon closed the gold window in August 1971, fully severing the US dollar from its gold standard, the Federal Reserve and other world central banks found themselves liberated. No longer was their ability to provide liquidity constrained by the ... Read More »

Orwell, Inc.: How Your Employer Spies On You From When You Wake Up Until You Go To Bed

An increasing number of large companies are using data from employees’ electronic devices to track such personal details like when you they wake up, where they go for coffee in the morning, their whereabouts throughout the entire day, and what time they go to bed according to a new Wall Street Journal article. What’s the company explanation for this type of ... Read More »