Donald Trump campaigned to become US President on conflicting promises about big banks. Some of the populist talk followed Trump into office. But clearly, actions speak louder than words. The steps taken by the new government have been towards pure deregulation. This is how the cycle repeats.
These policies do nothing to alleviate any of these problems. In fact, they exacerbate them by putting pressure on future governments to cut spending. There’s a strong chance that the US will never pay their debts back. In the past the only two ways a country would get out of such a mess is by strongly devaluing their currency. Such a move would end the US’s economic dominance.
Most public figures are, at least in part, scoundrels. It would be an amazing thing — especially in America — if Mr Trump were an exception. He’s part of what makes it such a pleasure to be an American. The show never ends…
US President Donald Trump told the American public what he needed in order to get elected. But, as Cycles, Trends and Forecasts editor Phil Anderson sees it, all this political rhetoric from Trump is part of an identifiable cycle.
As a result, the US empire is headed to bankruptcy…or to Hell. It would take a remarkably talented and determined leader to alter the direction of the march. Donald J Trump will not do that job; instead, he busies himself on Twitter to keep his fans distracted.
What matters is the Trump brand…and that he could use the same techniques in his run for the White House that he used to build his business empire.
The US economy depends on more and more fake money and fake credit. All we know for sure is that, with nothing to stop it, you can expect it to keep going up — until the whole economy drowns in it.
House conservatives were hoping to use the coming debate to focus attention on what they see as runaway spending, boondoggles, and excess US debt. So you can imagine their disappointment when it came out on Wednesday that the president had stabbed them in the back.
Mr Trump has already given up his America First foreign policy pledge. Next, he will turn over tax reform and monetary policy to the Goldman Group — led by Cohn and Mnuchin. That will leave him with only one wall left: trade policy.
Donald J Trump promised to pull the plug. But he couldn’t even if he wanted to. And now his decisions are Oval Office decisions…that is to say, those that suit the Deep State. He cannot drain the swamp; he is now a part of it.
In professional wrestling, scriptwriters always include what they call a ‘Holy Sh*t!’ moment. Donald J Trump, a wrasslin’ fan, took a ‘Holy Sh*t!’ blow on Tuesday.
Taking credit for the economy and the stock market is a dangerous thing for the president to do. They are likely to blow up in his face.
Negative interest rates, flat earnings, soaring stocks, and Donals Trump’s election all share the same sordid provenance.
The Trump team welcomed its newest member. Henceforth, communications will be controlled by Goldman Sachs alum Anthony Scaramucci, aka ‘The Mooch.’
Iron ore has had quite a ride over the past year. Investors on the right side of the trade have pocketed impressive gains.