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The Facebook Privacy Revelations Aren’t That Shocking

James Corbett, April 14 2018

So we'll also have to point out Google's own repeated violations and abuses of users’ privacy, and how, despite all the creepiness emanating from Facebook these days, Google still manages to find ways of being way creepier in its privacy invasions.

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Trade War Is On, But No “Nuclear Option”

James Corbett, April 7 2018

This is the real "nuclear option." Not the fiery explosion of economic Armageddon, but the slow and painstaking creation of an alternative system

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The Chinese Oil Futures Market Has Opened. Here's What It Means.

James Corbett, March 31 2018

Do you think there might be some similar shenanigans going on with this petrodollar "alternative?" If so, then might I just say you are an extremely jaded and skeptical person. You are also correct, so give yourself a cookie.

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Meet Xi Jinping, President For Life

James Corbett, March 24 2018

Let's just say I'm not holding my breath for China to swoop in and save us from the New World Order agenda anytime soon.

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From Poisoned Spies to WWIII

James Corbett, March 17 2018

if there is a bright side, is that this incident probably won't lead to WWIII. Directly. Yet. But it is one more step along the path to outright conflict. And however much some might take solace in the fact that this is all a stage show between two sides that are being controlled by the same deep state forces...

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Too Much?

Bob Rinear, March 14 2018

I don’t believe Trump wants war with anyone. I really don’t. But he stepped into a position that’s been created and maintained by war hawks for years on end. Afghanistan, Iraq, Vietnam, Syria, Lybia, you name it, and the Military/industrials love it.

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America, China, and the Battle for the “Indo-Pacific”

James Corbett, March 10 2018

... the writing is on the wall: The neocons in charge of the American war machine have chosen India to be their next best hope for a potential roadblock to Chinese dominance in Asia, and they're re-naming the entire region just to prove it.

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India’s Biggest-Ever Bank Fraud Unravels

James Corbett, March 3 2018

... let me tell you how delighted I am at your intimate knowledge of internal banking regulatory systems and the SWIFT protocol in general. And you're exactly right. This is where the story gets interesting.

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What You Need to Know About Venezuela’s New Cryptocurrency

James Corbett, February 24 2018

So, what are we left with? A state-issued scam coin that is not "backed by oil" but by the government's willingness to accept it for taxes and "services". It will help Venezuelan tax collectors track down every transaction in the country's digital economy.

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Meet the New Fed Chairman

James Corbett, February 17 2018

As always, the people know that the markets are rigged, that the dollar is a paper promise with nothing to back it up, and that the central bankers and their financier cronies are not the "Wizards of Wall Street" but the "Wizard of Oz," i.e., little men behind a curtain desperately trying to distract the public with their hocus pocus parlor tricks.

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So, what isn’t fake?

Bob Rinear, February 14 2018

No matter where we look, we see it. The media lies, the politicians lie, the markets get rigged, and we’re left to try and navigate through this mess. It gets frustrating. You find a stock that should be trading considerably lower. Their balance sheet stinks like 5 day fish.

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Memo Mania

Bob Rinear, February 7 2018

So Flynn pleads guilty to making false statements and the Judge accepts the plea. But then shortly after that judge was taken off the case, with no public reason given. But wait this all gets better. Really.

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Naked Positions

Bob Rinear, January 31 2018

...selling naked puts is a very profitable thing to do if you are right in your assumptions of where the stock is heading. If the trade goes sour though...you will lose money quickly.

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The Financial Press Just Admitted the Markets are a Sham

James Corbett, January 20 2018

... investors who have been riding the waves of BOJ-fueled euphoria in the rising Japanese stock market are now freaking out that the central banksters are getting ready to take the "punch bowl" of central bank funny money.

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What are the options?

Bob Rinear, January 17 2018

There are all sorts of options plays you can have fun with. I suggest that 90% of the people should stay with the absolute basics of trading options, and that simply means buying call options if you think a stock is going to rise. It means buying a put option if you think the stock is going to fall.

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