Author: Mike Shedlock

Classified Bombshell Hyperventilation

Classified Bombshell Hyperventilation by Mike Shedlock – Mish Talk Some people I would normally expect not to lose their minds following anti-Trump hype did lose their minds. Of course, the standard nutcases one might expect would lose their minds did...

New Home Sales Near Post Crisis High

New Home Sales Near Post Crisis High by Mike Shedlock – MishTalk New homes sales rose at a seasonally-adjusted annualized rate(SAAR) of 621,000 in March vs. an Econoday expectation of 588,000. All elements are kicking in for housing right now...

Instant Tax Collection: As Bitcoin Surges to Record High, China Prepares its Own Digital Currency; Exploring the Digital Downside

Instant Tax Collection: As Bitcoin Surges to Record High, China Prepares its Own Digital Currency; Exploring the Digital Downside by Mike Shedlock Bitcoin hit an all-time high of $1,172.09. Traders are happy because the SEC is expected to rule on a Bitcoin...

“Italeave” Odds Increase: Rebellion in Italy, Matteo Renzi’s PD Party to Split

“Italeave” Odds Increase: Rebellion in Italy, Matteo Renzi’s PD Party to Split by Mike Shedlock The Financial Times reports on the Rebellion that Threatens to Split Italy’s Democratic Party. Eurointelligence goes one further and suggests it’s a done deal, not just a threat. The immediate impact would...

Chatham House Poll Shows Only 20% of Europeans Disagree With the Statement “All Further Migration from Mainly Muslim Countries Should Be Stopped”

Chatham House Poll Shows Only 20% of Europeans Disagree With the Statement “All Further Migration from Mainly Muslim Countries Should Be Stopped” TDC Note – Nigel Farage presented this information to the EU Parliament on February 14th – click here to...

Greece Lashes Out at IMF

Greece Lashes Out at IMF By Mike Shedlock The game playing in Greece gets curiouser and curiouser. German finance minister Wolfgang Schäuble went on TV saying the only way Greece can get a haircut is if it leaves the Eurozone....

Disputing Trump’s NAFTA “Catastrophe” with Pictures: What’s the True Source of Trade Imbalances?

Disputing Trump’s NAFTA “Catastrophe” with Pictures: What’s the True Source of Trade Imbalances? by Mike Shedlock President Trump and his trade czar, Peter Navarro, are moaning and groaning about NAFTA and the US trade imbalance with Mexico. “NAFTA has been a...

Everything Is Awesome!

Everything Is Awesome!

Everything Is Awesome! by Mike Shedlock The market is pricing in a lot of “Everything is Awesome”. Reader Jason Leach, CFA, asks “Is all this awesomeness, real or fantasy? Has it been pulled forward?” Pulling Awesome Forward What follows is...

Financial Times Editorial Seeks Restrictions On Free Speech to Stop False News “Propaganda War”

Financial Times Editorial Seeks Restrictions On Free Speech to Stop False News “Propaganda War” A pair of articles by the Financial Times offers quite the take on disinformation hypocrisy. I suggest the Financial Times look into the mirror if it wants to understand where...