Economy & Financial Markets – 4th Quarter 2019

Congress passed the SECURE Act — how much will it actually help people save for retirement?
Market Watch | 21 December 2019

SEC Votes to Move Forward with Expanding Accredited Investor Definition
Financial Advisor IQ | 19 December 2019

California Blocks Release of Spending Records
Free Beacon | 19 December 2019

Icelandic bank pair jailed for five years
FT | 17 December 2019

Why Is the World’s Cash Disappearing? Banks Are Asking, But No One Seems to Know
PJ Media | 16 December 2019

Moody’s outlook for global auto makers in 2020 negative
Yahoo | 16 December 2019

Harvard Endowment Is Doubling Down on Private Equity
Barrons | 24 October 2019

First Ever Official GDP Stats Released for Every US County
A21R | 13 December 2019

Bank savers feel sting from negative interest rates
Swiss Info | 16 December 2019

Small bookstores are booming after nearly being wiped out
CBS News | 23 November 2018

U.S. Dominance in Global Services Weakens
WSJ | 03 December 2019

Fed Aims a Half-Trillion Dollar Liquidity Hose at Year-End Risks
Bloomberg | 12 December 2019

The World’s Cash Is Disappearing. Bankers Aren’t Sure Where It Went.
WSJ | 12 December 2019

China’s Xi to Unveil Plans to Make Macau Financial Hub, Reuters Says
Bloomberg | 12 December 2019

Trump Agrees to Limited Trade Deal With China
WSJ | 12 December 2019

Top Lawmakers Say Bipartisan Spending Deal Reached
WSJ | 12 December 2019

Federal Reserve gets in ‘repo’ biz, but loses track of cash
NY Post | 11 December 2019

Finland is Now Led by a Government of Under-35 Millenial Women, Has Majority-Female Cabinet
Breitbart | 10 December 2019

Single-Family Rentals: Millennials Knocking On The Door
Seeking Alpha | 21 November 2019

Super-Rich Families Pour Into $787 Billion Private Debt Market
Bloomberg | 09 December 2019


Chevron, Facing Fossil Fuels Glut, Takes $10 Billion Charge

WSJ | 10 December 2019


A 5,000-Year-Old Plan to Erase Debts Is Now a Hot Topic in America

Bloomberg | 10 December 2019

Global Offshore Corporate Networks Exposed in Massive Data Leak
Unicorn Riot | 03 December 2019

Imagine 2030
Deutsche Bank Research | 08 December 2019

China copper imports hit 13-month high in November on improved factory activity
Wall Street Reporter | 08 December 2019

Lagarde prepares sweeping review of ECB’s strategy
Lux Times| 19 November 2019

Weak 14: NFL’s Attendance Woes Continue into December
Breitbart | 08 December 2019

U.S. banks’ reluctance to lend cash may have caused repo shock: BIS
Reuters | 08 December 2019

Trump Administration Weighs Putting Amazon Foreign Sites on ‘Notorious Markets’ List
WSJ | 06 December 2019

Big-name US investors take aim at beaten-up energy sector
FT | 06 December 2019

Costs Are Spiraling Out of Control
Charles Hugh Smith | 04 December 2019

DoubleLine: Recession Odds Are Down To 40%
The Wealth Advisor |09 November 2019

Nancy Pelosi Pushes to Remove Legal Protections for Online Content in Trade Pact
WSJ | 04 December 2019

Floating Cities: The Next Big Real Estate Boom
Forbes | 02 December 2019

With U.S. Help, Global Growth in 2020 May Recover a Bit From a Dismal 2019
Bloomberg | 23 October 2019


Trump Says Next G-7 Will Be Held at Camp David

WSJ | 03 December 2019

Daily Memo: Russo-China Cooperation, Turkish Financial Planning
GeoPolitical Futures | 03 December 2019

China setting records in dollar bond market
OMFIF | 02 December 2019

Trump Administration Proposes Tariffs Against $2.4 Billion of French Goods
WSJ | 02 December 2019

Trump to Levy Tariffs on Brazil, Argentina
WSJ | 02 December 2019

1MDB
Martin Armstrong | 29 November 2019

Unconventional Monetary Policy: Some Lessons From Overseas
BIS | 26 November 2019

The expectations on central banks are simply too great
BIS | 30 November 2019

Last month, Russia reportedly lost $7.7 billion in foreign exchange reserves after it decided to replace the American currency with euros, yuan and gold.
Sputnik News | 17November 2019

Jeffrey Gundlach Says the Theory of Unlimited Deficit Spending Is a ‘Crackpot Idea‘
The Wealth Advisor | 01 December 2019

Goldman Sachs may be acquiring E-trade or merging with US Bank
E.Business | 25 November 2019

In Deutsche Bank’s Giant Yard Sale, Goldman Is Eager Buyer
Bloomberg | 27 November 2019

A turning point for real estate investment management
McKinsey | 28 November 2019

Private Equity Snaps Up Bargains in India’s Shadow Bank Crisis
Yahoo Finance | 27 November 2019

Why conduct risk is still very costly for Wall Street
FT | 27 November 2019

US distressed debt flashes warning sign for investors
FT | 27 November 2019

Where Is Pensioner Poverty The Most Prevalent?
Statista | 27 November 2019

Westpac May Need to Raise Funds to Pay Money-Laundering Penalty
Bloomberg | 26 November 2019

Westpac ‘Unreservedly’ Apologizes For Links to Child Abuse Funds
Bloomberg | 21 November 2019

Climate Change: Why Swedish Banks Dumped Aussie Bounds
PonderWall | 27 November 2019

City of Sydney’s submission to the government’s 5G inquiry: Sacrifice trees for network performance and overwhelming numbers of small cells…
EM Facts | 30 November 2019

Cummins Unsure of Layoff Impact in Indiana
Inside IA Business | 25 November 2019

Millions of senior citizens can’t afford food — and they’re not all living in poverty
Market Watch | 19 May 2019

Enterprise seeks to expand Houston Ship Channel amid surging exports
Houston Chronicle | 30 July 2019

FHFA HPI MSAs: Third Quarter 2019, Top 20 and Bottom 20 of top 100 MSA’s in US
FHFA | 26 November 2019

What a Charles Schwab-TD Ameritrade marriage means for investors
USA Today | 25 November 2019

China Central Bank Warns Downward Pressure On Economy Increasing
Zerohedge | 25 November 2019

It’s Official: The United States Is Now A Banana Republic
Zerohedge | 25 November 2019

Alibaba’s stock jumps on Hong Kong trading debut
FT | 25 November 2019

Can Guyana Survive Striking It Rich?
Bloomberg | 05 November 2019

Venezuela & Guyana
Martin Armstrong | 25 November 2019

A Record-Breaking Dollar Bond Offering From China Could Be Imminent
Zerohedge | 25 November 2019

Japan’s GPIF reports $16.7 billion second-quarter profit, gives fewer details while deciding new portfolio
Reuters | 01 November 2019

Democracy Now | 31 July 2012

Through the Looking Glass Part I
Giza Death Star | 21 November 2019

Through the Looking Glass Part II
Giza Death Star | 22 November 2019

First train from China to Europe makes ‘Silk Railway’ dream come true in Turkey
Yerepouni News | 07 November 2019

Trump signs stopgap funding, avoiding government shutdown
Yahoo News | 21 November 2019

For Millions Of Americans In The Middle Of The Country, It Feels Like An Economic Depression Right Now
TMIN | 10 November 2019

Janet Yellen on the economy: ‘There is good reason to worry’
CNN | 21 November 2019

The World’s Ultra-Rich Scramble To Find Safe-Deposit Boxes Ahead Of The Next Crash
Activist Post | 21 November 2019

27 months in 3 minutes: How Russia built Europe’s longest bridge (TIMELAPSE VIDEO)
RT | 21 May 2018

OECD Sees Global Growth At Decade-Low As WTO Warns Of “Doomsday Scenario”
Zero Hedge | 21 November 2019

Russian President Vladimir Putin: US Dollar Will Collapse Soon
21st Century | 17 November 2019

RT | 19 November 2019

Netherlands Headed For Unprecedented Crisis: Millions Of Retirees Face Pensions Cuts Thanks To The ECB
Zero Hedge | 18 November 2019

El Paso Electric Enters into Agreement to Be Purchased by the Infrastructure Investments Fund, an Investment Vehicle Advised by J.P. Morgan Investment Management Inc.
The Electric Co. | 03 June 2019

Climate change: Firms failing to tackle crisis will be delisted from stock exchange, Labour says
The Independent UK | 20 November 2019

Angola raises $3bn from yield-starved bond investors
FT | 19 November 2019

Goods barometer suggests world trade to remain below trend as tensions take toll
The Guardian | 18 November 2019

Custodial Risk in New York City
Martin Armstrong | 18 November 2019

FSN Gold and Silver | 16 November 2019

Buzz Williams | 23 October 2019

Weak 11: Empty Seats Abound as NFL Heads Down the Final Stretch
Breitbart | 17 November 2019

U.S. stock market at record but farm bankruptcies at highest since 2011
Market Watch | 17 November 2019

Swiss National Bank Now Owns Record $94 Billion In US Stocks After Q3 Buying Spree
Zero Hedge | 13 November 2019

Sprawling Texas ranch owned by billionaire oil tycoon T. Boone Pickens is struggling to be sold in the wake of his death – and is still on the market nearly two years after it was listed for $250M
Daily UK | 12 October 2019

The Economic Outlook: Chair Jerome H. Powell, Before the Joint Economic Committee, U.S. Congress, Washington, D.C.
Federal Reserve | 13 November 2019

The Jimmy Dore Show | 11 November 2019

An investor’s guide to space, Wall Street’s next trillion-dollar industry
CNBC | 09 November 2019

Former Central Banker: “As A Young Man I Would Have Never Imagined This Would Be Our Destination”
Zero Hedge | 10 November 2019

Cash-Strapped Small Businesses Turn to GoFundMe
WSJ | 09 November 2019

“An ‘Oh Shit’ Moment”: Mattell Accounting Coverup Prompts Questions Of Chronic Audit Fraud
Zero Hedge | 09 November 2019

International Debt Statistics 2020
World Bank Group | 11 November 2019

Europe Moving to Worldwide Income Tax & International Wealth Tax
Martin Armstrong | 06 November 2019

Bernard Lietaer, renowned money systems and community currency giant, passes away at 76
Public Banking Institute | 11 February 2017

U.S. Stocks Outpacing the Rest of the World
WSJ | 04 November 2019

Where to Go?
Martin Armstrong | 31 October 2019

The Unstoppable Surge in Negative Yields Reaches $17 Trillion
Bloomberg | 30 April 2019

The Political Parties and the Media Have Abandoned the Working “Middle Class”
Of Two Minds | 31 October 2019

Can This Website Become An Amazon For Independent Bookstores?
Arts Journal | 30 October 2019

Fiat Chrysler and Peugeot Owner PSA Agree to Merge
WSJ | 31 October 2019

Federal Reserve Interest-Rate Decision—Live Analysis
WSJ | 30 October 2019

Petition To Increase Property Taxes For Commercial And Industrial Property Underway In California
CA Globe | 30 October 2019

Pension Markets in Focus
OECD | 30 October 2019

Aramco to Trade on Saudi Exchange on Dec. 11, Arabiya Says
Bloomberg | 29 October 2019

Saudi Aramco’s IPO is Back on Schedule, Again.
Market Watch | 29 October 2019

Budget Deficit Nears $1 Trillion, Highest Level Since 2012
Yahoo News | 25 October 2019

One Of The World’s Largest Oil Companies Just Ditched The Dollar
The Oil Price | 24 October 2019

“It’s Different This Time” Takes Root in the Junk-Bond Market Amid Parallels to Post-Lehman 2008
Wolf Street | 23 October 2019

Fed Boosts Amount of Liquidity Offered to Financial System
WSJ | 24 October 2019

China Approves First Dual-Class IPO in Bid to Lure Tech Firms.
Bloomberg | 29 September 2019

Fidelity drops Fisher’s money management firm as withdrawals accelerate
Investing | 21 October 2019

Global Stock Market Valuations and Expected Future Returns
Guru Focus | 25 October 2019

There are 618,000 millennial millionaires in the US—and 44% of them live in 1 state
CNBC | 22 October 2019

Rich Chinese outnumber wealthy Americans for first time – Credit Suisse
Yahoo | 21 October 2019

These Are the World’s Best (and Worst) Pension Systems
Bloomberg | 20 October 2019

Theory v Raw Data on Sun Energy Output
Armstrong Economics | 16 October 2019

Longtime Berkshire Hathaway Investor Loses Faith in Warren Buffett
Barrons | 15 October 2019

Jeremy Grantham on global economy (March 2019)

CNBC Television | 17 March 2019

Millennials are about to trigger a major ‘changeover point’ for the US economy, asset manager says
CNBC | 14 October 2019

The Top 10 Percent Own 70 Percent of U.S. Wealth
Statista | 14 October 2019

Dutch National Bank goes ‘Big Reset’
Twitter | 12 October 2019

Will Social Security Be There for You? Status of the Social Security Trust Fund in Fiscal 2019
Wolfstreet | 13 October 2019

Global banking annual review 2019: The last pit stop? Time for bold late-cycle moves (and PDF link)
McKinsey | 01 October 2019

2018: Millennials projected to overtake Baby Boomers as America’s largest generation
PEW Research | 01 March 2018

Real Vision Finance | 21 August 2109

Singh brothers, ex-promoters of Ranbaxy & Fortis, held for fraud
TImes of India | 11 October 2019

GE freezes worker pensions — what to do if your employer changes the terms of your retirement plan
Market Watch | 11 October 2019

There are 618,000 millennial millionaires in the US—and 44% of them live in 1 state
CNBC | 17 October 2019

New York Fed Injects $104.15 Billion in Short-Term Liquidity
WSJ | 17 October 2019

AT&T in Talks to Resolve Elliott Management’s Activist Campaign
WSJ | 17 October 2019

As protests boom, Hong Kong’s economy busts
Asia Times | 10 October 2019

Lab-grown diamonds shaking up the $87 billion consumer market
Phnompenh Post | 08 October 2019

Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes reportedly can’t pay lawyers’ fees
News AU | 07 October 2019

Here’s what Congress may do to fix Social Security this fall
CNBC | 07 October 2019

2018: How Blood-Plasma Companies Target the Poorest Americans
The Atlantic | 15 March 2018

“It’s Like A Segway With An iPad” – Robo Realtors Invade Tennessee Housing Market
Zero Hedge | 04 October 2019

Mark Zuckerberg says Facebook is growing primarily outside of San Francisco because the infrastructure of the city is ‘tapped’
Business Insider | 04 October 2019

U.S. September Nonfarm Payrolls Grew Steadily; Jobless Rate Hits Half-Century Low
Morningstar | 04 October 2019

‘Eye-Popping’: Analysis Shows Top 1% Gained $21 Trillion in Wealth Since 1989 While Bottom Half Lost $900 Billion
Common Dreams | 14 June 2019

Surprise! Biggest Fund Manager In World Says Growth Picking Up
Forbes | 02 October 2019

Private Prisons Now Face 87.4% Financing Gap as Banks Continue to Flee Industry
Eyes on the Ties | 19 August 2019

PNC Bank Pulls Out of the Private Prison Industry
Forbes | 09 August 2019

U.S. Wins $7.5 Billion Award in Airbus Subsidies Case
USTradeRepresentative | 02 October 2019

The Asset Allocator: The Yale Endowment’s Excellent Performance (Podcast)
Seeking Alpha | 03 October 2019

Digital SDR to enhance payment systems
OMFIF | 02 October 2019

eCurrency eSDR™ Solution
Currency | 09 May 2019

E*Trade Joins Rivals by Ending Commissions in Race to the Bottom
AdvisosHub | 02 October 2019

We Need Growth. But Only If It Generates Real Wealth.
Strongtowns | 09 October 2019

A Good, Long Walk
Strongtowns | 04 October 2019

White House Considering Block or Restrictions on U.S. Investments in China…
The Conservative Treehouse | 28 September 2019

Does Libra Threaten Monetary Sovereignty?
AEIR| 29 September 2019

This Company Is Building Hemp Houses Using 3D Printing
Waking Times | 07 October 2019

Come Join the TXHIA for the East Texas Hemp Conference in Brenham, TX,The Barnhill Center, October 20-22
Texas Hemp Industries Assoc | 01 October 2019

Financial State of the States 2019
Truth in Accounting | 24 September 2019

Brexit Donor Hintze Set to Cash In on U.K. Distress
Bloomberg | 02 August 2019

Why Donald Trump did the Right Thing On..
PSCP TV | 28 September 2017

Why the U.S. dollar is cementing its role as a global safe haven
Market Watch | 30 September 2019

EU-Japan take on China’s BRI with own Silk Road
DW.com | 10 April 2019

Trump considers delisting Chinese firms from US markets: Source
Straits Times | 29 September 2019

DOD Blockchain Use Could Benefit Contractors If Expanded
Law 360 | 25 September 2019

Beijing Daxing: China’s huge new ‘starfish’ airport opens its doors
BBC| 25 September 2019

GMO Series Trust Mutual Funds, Americas, For the Media
GMO | 06 October 2019

There’s Nothing Normal About the Fed Pumping Hundreds of Billions Weekly to Unnamed Banks on Wall Street: “Somebody’s Got a Problem”
Wallstreet on Parade | 04 October 2019

GEO Group Runs Out of Banks as 100% of Banking Partners Say ‘No’ to the Private Prison Sector
Forbes | 30 September 2019


The Trade War’s ‘Second Wave’ Will Be More Painful, Says Indonesia Finance Minister

Bloomberg | 27 August 2019