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F. William Engdahl on the importance and ramifications of diesel fuel.

NATO Sanctions And The Coming Global Diesel Fuel Disaster

April 11, 2022

Amid the ongoing global inflation crisis, NATO heads of state and mainstream media repeat a mantra that high energy prices are a direct result of Putin’s actions in Ukraine since end of February.  The reality is that it is the western sanctions that are responsible. Those sanctions including cutting SWIFT interbank access for key Russian banks and some of the most severe sanctions ever imposed, are hardly having an impact on the military actions in Ukraine

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“Fortress” balance sheet?

News Blackout: On the First Day of the Fed’s Money Market Fund Bailouts, JPMorgan Funds Borrowed $8.97 Billion – 32 Percent of the Total (wallstreetonparade.com)

On Thursday, March 31, the Federal Reserve released the names of the Wall Street trading houses and the amounts they had borrowed under three of the Fed’s emergency bailout programs. 

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More charts from our pal down under, Dismal Dave…

‘There are those that buy at the bottom, and there are those that sell at the top, but, they’re never the same person.’ Jesse Livermore. (1877-1940).

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Each and every day you wake up, we are only 72 hours away from anarchy…

When Will The Food Riots Start?

April 8, 2022

Global food prices have never risen so fast and have never been so high, and as have detailed multiple times in recent months (as this is not simply a one-month, ‘blame it on Putin’ crisis), most recently herethe pieces are in place for some serious tears to form in the social fabric of many nations.

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Inflation in the things you need, and deflation of the things you have …

‘The problem is, of course, that not only is economics bankrupt, but it has always been nothing more than politics in disguise.’ Hazel Henderson. (1933-   ).

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Charts from our pal Dismal Dave

‘Money can’t buy happiness, but it sure makes misery easier to live with.’ Steven Wright. (1955-    )

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They don’t know what the definition and cause of inflation is …because they are using “woke” dictionaries.  They’ve already burned the real ones!

Democrats’ Approach to Rising Gas Prices Reveals Their Economic Illiteracy

April 4, 2022

Inflation is hitting voters where it hurts the most, forcing policymakers to pay attention—and revealing the economic illiteracy of the Left. 

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Interesting, I say go for it Elon!

The Battle of the Century: Here’s What Happens if Elon Musk Buys Twitter – Revolver

April 4, 2022

In 2021 Elon Musk created overnight millionaires by pushing the Dogecoin meme. In 2022, he may be gearing up for something far more dramatic. The world’s richest man might be on the cusp of launching a global crusade to restore freedom of speech.

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Please note the first chart, amazing how credit always “knows” long before equities ever get their collective heads out of the sand …

‘Once weapons were manufactured to fight wars, now wars are manufactured to sell weapons.’ Suzanna Arundhati Roy. (1961-    ).

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50 years ago our Treasury Secretary John Connally said “it might be our dollar, but it’s your problem”.  Who could have imagined it would be the ruble that ignites the pile of paper dollars?!

EU Reveals Aim of New Russia Sanctions

April 3, 2022

The EU is working on a new package of sanctions on Russia over the crisis in Ukraine, European Commissioner for Economy Paolo Gentiloni said on the sidelines of the Ambrosetti Forum in Italy.

According to Gentiloni, the new measures will not affect Russia’s energy sector. He noted, however, that they are designed to be difficult to bypass.

We are working on additional packages of sanctions, but to clarify, they do not include the energy sector at the moment. First of all, we are trying to limit [Russia’s] ability to circumvent these sanctions,” he said, as cited by ANSA news agency.

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“Two questions; do you know what an inverted yield curve ALWAYS leads to?  Is the Buffett indicator wrong this time?”

Full Speed Ahead, Starry Skies, Calm Seas, Excellent View, And This Is The Best Ship In The World, This Is… Whoa! What Was That? Captain Smith Of The Titanic.