PMI drops to lowest since September 2009

News Release Embargoed until 0945 EDT (1345 UTC) 3 June 2019 IHS MARKIT US MANUFACTURING PMI™ https://www.markiteconomics.com/Public/Home/PressRelease/21f2aabb766f4eb2b9b7560336d053e8

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By Sven Henrich 06/01/2019 Let’s call a spade a spade: The month of May was a month of collapse. Collapse in bullish narratives, collapse in trade talks, collapse in yields, collapse in technical structures, collapse in rate expectations, collapse in growth projections and yes, collapse in stocks. While the price damage to equities for now seems [...] Read more

A Troubled World Means A Stronger Dollar – For Now

BY JOHN RUBINO 06/02/2019 You’d think that the more trouble the US causes around the world, the weaker the dollar would trade. Who, after all, wants to own the currency of the country perceived by most to be the source of today’s long list of trade conflicts and dirty wars? Apparently everyone, in a dynamic that’s been defying logic for some time: [...] Read more

Slug of Prince Shirinsky-Shikhmatov

Designed over 100 years ago by Prince A.A. Shirinsky-Shikhmatov for hunting bears A - slug version intended for guns with cylindrical barrels Б - version of the slug was made for guns with choke Modern modification

Doug Casey: “This is Going to be One for the Record Books”

Doug Casey: “This is Going to be One for the Record Books”

By Doug Casey 05/24/2019 Just because society experiences turmoil doesn't mean your personal life has to. And a depression doesn't have to be depressing. Most of the real wealth in the world will still exist—it will just change ownership. What is a depression? We’re now at the tail end of a very long, but in many ways a very weak and artificial, [...] Read more

Fungi could offer clues for finding new gold deposits

Fungi could offer clues for finding new gold deposits

Reference image of a Toadstool fungus. Photo from Pixabay, CC0. By Valentina Ruiz Leotaud 06/02/2019 A type of fungi that looks like a thread could offer clues for finding new gold deposits. According to scientists at Australia's national science agency CSIRO, fungi known as Fusarium oxsporum attach gold to their strands by dissolving and [...] Read more

THE WAR ON CASH: A CLOSER LOOK AT ITS FAR-REACHING IMPLICATIONS – PART II

By Claudio Grasson, Precious Metals Advisory Switzerland 05/27/2019 Economic, social and human cost Beyond privacy, there is also widespread concern over the economic impact of a fully cashless system. For one thing, as citizens slowly become exclusively dependent on big banks and card companies the systemic risk to the wider economy spikes. But [...] Read more

THE WAR ON CASH: A CLOSER LOOK AT ITS FAR-REACHING IMPLICATIONS- PART I

By Claudio Grasson, Precious Metals Advisory Switzerland 05/23/2019 Much has been said and written over the last years on the topic of the gradual elimination of cash that we witness in our economic activity and everyday transactions. The massive and widespread political campaigns and practical measures geared at making cash a thing of the past [...] Read more

Oportunidades para as relações Brasil-China

Oportunidades para as relações Brasil-China

O embaixador da China no Brasil, Yang Wanming - Adriano Machado - 15.abr.19/Reuters Oportunidades para as relações Brasil-China Nova Rota da Seda trará progresso aos dois países By Yang Wanming. Embaixador da China no Brasil 05/25/2019 Entre os dias 25 e 27 de abril, realizou-se em Pequim o 2º Fórum para a Cooperação Internacional da Nova Rota da [...] Read more

Credit Bubble Bulletin: So Much for the Trump Put

By Doug Noland 06/01/2019 May 31 – Bloomberg (Felice Maranz): “President Trump’s promise to impose tariffs on goods until Mexico halts a flow of undocumented immigrants is being panned by analysts and economists… Here’s a sample of the latest commentary: MUFG, Chris Rupkey: ‘If you are going to turn the world upside down with these America First [...] Read more

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