Archive for October 2019

DoJ Strikes Deal To Recover $1 Billion From Mysterious Fugitive Mastermind Behind 1MDB Fraud

Several of its employees have been arrested, and a former top banker has already pleaded guilty and agreed to cooperate with prosecutors. The U.S. Justice Department has struck a deal with fugitive financier Jho Low – the mysterious financier who allegedly masterminded the theft of more than $4 billion from Malaysia’s 1MDB development fund – to recoup…

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U.S. Shale Braces For Brutal Earnings Season

A lot of big names will report third-quarter earnings this week, and the results are expected to be worse than the same period in 2018. The timing comes as the shale sector is facing somewhat of a reckoning. After years of price volatility – with more downs than ups – oil prices have failed to return…

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One Of The World’s Largest Oil Companies Just Ditched The Dollar

The dollar is being intentionally killed, a one-world currency is now on the global oil markets… Russia’s largest oil company Rosneft has already completed the switch away from the U.S. dollar to euros in its export contracts to minimize risks from potential new U.S. sanctions, Rosneft’s chief executive Igor Sechin said on Thursday. Rosneft has already fully…

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Peter Schiff: QE Is A Monetary Roach Motel

This Is Not a Printing Press! (Or Is It?) Rene Magritte’s 1929 painting “The Treachery of Images,” depicts a tobacco pipe with a caption that reads “Ceci n’est pas une pipe,” (French for “This is not a pipe”). Everyone who has taken a course in modern art knows that Magritte’s exercise in contradiction was meant to…

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Goldman Sachs Banker Arrested For Insider Trading Scheme

Goldman Sachs has avoided staying out of the insider trading spotlight for about a year. But on Friday, new court documents reveal that an investment banker at the firm’s New York branch was arrested for his alleged involvement in an insider trading scheme that generated $2.6 million in illicit profits, according to Bloomberg.  Bryan Cohen, a vice president…

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Investors Panic-Sell Saudi Stocks As Bear Market Erupts

Paul wants to steer Timothy away from that trap. In doing so, he tells him the real source of “great gain;” namely, godliness with true contentment (verse 6). Contentment, in a biblical sense, is the recognition that we come into the world with nothing and that everything we have is a gift from God’s hands…

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Economists Puzzled By Surge In US Money Supply

Uncertainty incites a dash to cash, which we’ve seen at an accelerated pace beginning about five months ago, amounting to $887.4B; In the two weeks ended September 30th, MZM rose by $158.1B, a figure that has only been eclipsed in the immediate aftermath of 9/11 Declining inflation expectations have netted record levels of households expecting…

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A Long Journey Home Book Cover

A Long Journey Home

A book about a fourteen-year-old boy, the son of a Baptist pastor, thrown from his home at age 14. This boy, StevieRay, would later become a multimillionaire. Now he gives orphans a second chance at life.