Money & Markets – Week of 06.11.17

How the Neocons Hijacked the U.S. Economy – Catherine Fitts

YouTube | 11 June 2017
Data Beast SOP….

Chinese Bike-Sharng Start-Up Ofo Says it’s now worth more than $2 Billion
CNBC | 17 June 2017
Making Money on People Having Less….

Dow, DuPont Merger Wins U.S. Antitrust Approval with Conditions
Reuters | 15 June 2017
Rise of the Mega Monopolies Cont’d….

Deutsche Bank’s $10-Billion Scandal
The New Yorker | 29 August 2016
DB at it Again…

Welcome To The Third World, Part 23: Illinois Death Watch
Dollar Collapse | 16  June 2017
Debt Kills…

Weak Inflation Erodes Conviction at Fed on Rate Hikes
Reuters | 16 June 2017
Friday signaled that…

Grocery Stocks Tank
Twitter | 16 June 2017
Shrinking Pie Consequences…

Amazon to Buy Whole Foods for $13.7bn in All-Cash Deal
RT | 16 June 2017
Mega Monopoly Taking Shape…

Finding it Harder and More Expensive to Stand Out on Amazon’s Crowded Site, They’re Heading to Wal-Mart
Bloomberg | 16 June 2017
Shrinking Pie Wars…

Signed Into Law: Nevada Becomes Free-Trade Zone for Bitcoin And Other Blockchains
Activist Post | 15 June 2017

BP’s Dudley Seen Reigning for Years to Restore Major’s Might
Yahoo | 15 June 2017
BP Lives…

Snuffed out: May sees China infrastructure pullback
Asian Times | 14 June 2017
Global Slow Down lands Home in China…

Whole Foods CEO Calls Activist Investor ‘Greedy Bastards’
Bloomberg | 14 June 2017
Internal Shrinking Pie Warfare…

The $31 Billion Hole in GE’s Balance Sheet That Keeps Growing
Bloomberg | 16 June 2017
Private Pension Fund Meltdown…

Mapping Where People Think The Economy Is Rigged The Most (And Least)
Zero Hedge | 16 June 2017
Rigged Game Perspective…

Putin Backs Extending Free Land Giveaway all Across Russia..
RT | 15 June 2017
Russia’s Frontier Days…

Rejoining the Dark Side
The Macro Tourist | 15 June 2017
Reasons for switching…

Jeff Bezos Wants Ideas for Philanthropy, So He Asked Twitter
NY Times | 15 June 2017
Here and…

Board Member’s Sexist Joke Shows Just How Deep Uber’s Culture Problems Go
Fortune | 14 June 2017
More Uber Drama…

Fed Hikes Interest Rates Despite Declining Inflation, Sets Plan for Balance sheet Reduction
CNBC | 14 June 2017
At $6 billion a…

Asia Shares Dragged Under by U.S. Tech Slide, Dollar Firm
Reuters | 12 June 2017
Whether the Fed thinks the U.S. economy is…

Public Sector Investors Favor Real Estate, Renewables – Survey
Reuters | 12 June 2017
To achieve adequate…

Goldman-backed Startup Circle Launches No-fee Foreign Payments Service
Reuters | 15 June 2017
Vision is…

Fed Insider: We Have Been Put On Notice, The Debt Is Unsustainable:Danielle DiMartino Booth
YouTube | 13 February 2017
Debt Kills Countries…

United Nations Sends Aid to 10,000 Syrian Refugees Using Ethereum Blockchain
Coin Desk | 13 June 2017
The Anointed Crypto Makes Headlines..

BP, Eni Deepen Blockchain Trading in European Gas
Retuers | 05 June 2017
Block Chain Serialized Transaction Utilization..

In Selling Trump’s Budget, Mattis Faces a Skeptical Audience on Capitol Hill
Washington Examiner | 13 June 2017
MIC Budget Pitch…

Fed is Set to Raise Rates this Week Despite Political Tumult
Daily Mail UK | 12 June 2017
It Begins..

Ohio’s Public-employee Pensions Face Cutbacks
Dispatch | 12 June 2017
Funding ratio does not …

Aldi FIres #3.4 Billion Shot in U.S. Supermarket Wars
Reuters | 12 June 2017
Germany Enters US Supermarket Arena…

Uber Board to Discuss CEO Absence, Policy Changes: Source
Reuters | 11 June 2017
Changes Afoot..

What’s in a Name? The Many Dimensions of Sustainable Investing
Morning Star | 00 June 2017
Nuances of Sustainable Investing…

Teacher Pension Fight Pits Portability vs. Risk
The Detroit News | 04 June 2017
MI Teacher Pension Questions…

The Passage of Time Alone Will Work the Excess Spending out of PERS
Statesman Journal | 03 June 2017
State Pension Complexities…

Fitch: Pension Impact Adjusted in U.S. Public Finance Criteria
Fitch Ratings | 31 May 2017
Slower Growth Impacts….