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Ex-PBOC Head Warns China's Exporters Could Soon Ditch The US.

Former Chinese central bank governor Zhou Xiaochuan suggested on Wednesday that the direct impact on China of the trade war with the US "appears limited,"...

Danske Bank Scandal Could Cost Denmark Its 'AAA' Rating.

Denmark has for decades maintained a reputation as one of Europe's most cleanest and most credit-worthy countries. But that reputation now lies in tatters thanks...

Theresa May's leadership is in crisis after being humiliated by EU leaders.

Sean Gallup/Getty Images Theresa May has been humiliated by EU leaders who unanimously rejected her plans for Brexit. European Council President Donald Tusk openly mocked...

BOJ Unexpectedly "Stealth Tapers", Sparking Japanese Bond Selloff.

The global bond rout accelerated overnight, when Japan surprised the market - which had been already on edge over the BOJ's tightening intentions - with...

The Gathering Storm In The Treasury Market.

Summary Our analysis provides kind of a Grand Unified Theory (GUT) of what is currently taking place in global financial markets The massive borrowing by the U.S....

One Way the Next Crisis Will Look a Lot Like 2008.

And how to spot the next disaster on the horizon. TEN YEARS AFTER the weekend that upended the financial world, its most important lessons lie...

9 of the very first editions of famous American newspapers.

Library of Congress Newspapers revolutionized communication and the way people receive news.  Some of the first newspapers emerged in the 1800s and have been so...

Potential NAFTA collapse poses major risk to Canada, conference board warns.

Already uncertainty has plunged business confidence to lows not seen since the financial crisis Canada’s economic growth could be pared by about a quarter next...

30 Years Later: Margaret Thatcher’s Vision for Europe Revisited.

Europe is today in the midst of a debate on the future of the European Union. It is not the first one: back before the...

Turkish Lira Swings Violently As Erdogan's Economic Plan Spooks Traders.

The Turkish lira swung violently, rising to session highs then slumping 1.5% after Turkey presented its medium term economic plan, which together with last week's...

Trump: "The OPEC Monopoly Must Get Prices Down Now!".

Less than three months after Trump's latest tweet slamming OPEC, in which he warned the petroleum cartel that "the United States defends many of their...

For Years, the World Was Eliminating Extreme Poverty. Here’s Why the Progress Is Stalling.

Violence and population growth are making it harder to beat poverty. Extreme poverty has been in a nose dive your whole life. But it may...

Congress is powerless to stop the most obvious way they could get hacked by foreign states.

Brian Snyder/Reuters Foreign governments are hacking into the personal email accounts of US senators and their aides, a senator warned. But the office in charge...

Argentina's GDP craters in the 2nd quarter as an economic crisis grips the country.

Thomson Reuters Argentina's gross domestic product fell 4.2% in the second quarter from a year earlier. Argentina was hit by a severe drought that has...

The Neatest Idea Ever for Reducing the Fed’s Balance Sheet.

I mentioned a week and a half ago that I’d had a “really cool” idea that I had mentioned to a member of the Fed’s...

May to EU: No second vote and no Brexit extension.

'I know that for many of you, Brexit is not something you want,' says UK prime minister. SALZBURG, Austria — Theresa May told her fellow EU...

The Biggest Risk In Today’s Oil Markets.

Submited by Nick Cunningham of Oilprice.com The oil market is “tightening up,” but the Trump administration could still spoil oil prices if its aggressive trade...

All Eyes Will Be On This Dot During Next Week's FOMC Meeting.

With a 25bps rate hike during next Wednesday's FOMC meeting virtually assured, trader attentions will be focused on something else entirely: the median 2019 dot,...

How The Trade War Helps Hide Central Bank Sabotage Of The Economy.

Authored by Brandon Smith via Alt-Market.com, This article was written by Brandon Smith and originally published at Birch Gold Group Almost every aspect of the global...

China's Premier hits back at Trump's attacks on currency manipulation, vowing to keep the yuan 'basically stable'.

Ng Han Guan - Pool/Getty Images Chinese Premier Li Keqiang has used an address to a World Economic Forum event to hit back at Donald...

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