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Trends This Week – The Hypocrisy Continues! – 08.23.17

Founder and publisher at the Trends Journal, Gerald Celente takes on the continued hypocrisy of the mainstream media and the US government. Rallies and protests spring up throughout the nation, but no one bats an eye as the new liar-in-chief propels America into more war, while the White House is being run by generals and the Goldman Sachs gang. Download …

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Lee Fang – Hillary Clinton Won’t Say How Much Goldman Sachs CEO Invested With Her Son-in-Law

.When Hillary Clinton’s son-in-law sought funding for his new hedge fund in 2011, he found financial backing from one of the biggest names on Wall Street: Goldman Sachs chief executive Lloyd Blankfein The fund, called Eaglevale Partners, was founded by Chelsea Clinton’s husband, Marc Mezvinsky, and two of his partners. Blankfein not only personally invested in the fund, but allowed his association …

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Graham Vanbergen – Food speculation – The return of the global hunger games

The leading expert on food at the United Nations says sharp price fluctuations in the price of food has little to do with actual supply. Nowadays, rapacious out-of-control investment backs such as Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley and Barclays Capital now dominate food speculation through the commodities markets. They dwarf the amount traded by actual food producers and buyers needlessly tipping millions into …

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It is worse than anyone thought on Wall Street

Daniel Pinto, CEO of JPMorgan’s corporate and investment bank, just made a gloomy prediction for Wall Street. He said that the firm’s investment-banking revenues are forecast to be down 25% in the first quarter. Markets revenues are down 20% year-on-year, Pinto said, speaking at JPMorgan’s Investor Day conference. Importantly, Pinto noted, the start to 2015 is a tough comparison period for markets revenues because …

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Ben White – What Clinton said in her paid speechesd

NEW YORK — When Hillary Clinton spoke to Goldman Sachs executives and technology titans at a summit in Arizona in October of 2013, she spoke glowingly of the work the bank was doing raising capital and helping create jobs, according to people who saw her remarks. Clinton, who received $225,000 for her appearance, praised the diversity of Goldman’s workforce and …

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It’s Our Money with Ellen Brown – End of the Line – 09.30.15

Our debt-based monetary system conceals a brutal fact: indebtedness to private sources for the acquisition of money is an unnecessary scourge on our economy and societal well-being. But with everyone, including local and state governments, in debt over their heads there’s nowhere to get more without digging the hole deeper. Systemically, the debt-money regime has run its course. Happily, alternatives are being explored in the form of outright free public issue of money directly to the people — “QE for the People.” We look at several dimensions of these ideas. Ellen speaks with noted UK professor and author Mary Mellor about the democratization of money and financial systems. Co-host Walt McRee discusses the current Bretton Woods IV Convocation which is focusing on the vital need for reclaiming public control of money, and on the Public Banking Report Matt Stannard takes a look at the morality of money.

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Ellen Brown – Time for the Nuclear Option: Raining Money on Main Street

Predictions are that we will soon be seeing the “nuclear option” — central bank-created money injected directly into the real economy. All other options having failed, governments will be reduced to issuing money outright to cover budget deficits. So warns a September 18 article on ZeroHedge titled “It Begins: Australia’s Largest Investment Bank Just Said ‘Helicopter Money’ Is 12-18 Months …

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Devon Douglas-Bowers – The Truth About BRICS

Following is a transcript of a recent interview with independent journalist James Corbett, where we discussed BRICS, the popular view that the organization is a resistance force, and how we can fight back against the powers that be. hat are BRICS and the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AAIB) really about? Many people argue that it is these countries challenging the dominant US-based …

Wall Street Frets about its Nightmare Generation by Wolf Richter

Turns out, to the greatest consternation of some folks on Wall Street, millennials are smart. “They don’t trust the stock market,” Goldman Sachs determined in a survey. Only 18% thought that the stock market was “the best way to save for the future.” It’s a big deal for Wall Street because millennials, having surpassed the baby boomers, are now the largest US …

Is US Trade Rep a Wall Street Crony? Groups Demand Transparency. – Deirdre Fulton

Noting deep ties between the country’s top trade negotiator and Wall Street banks, ten groups representing millions of Americans are calling on the White House to make public all communications between U.S. Trade Representative Michael Froman and the massive financial institutions that stand to benefit from proposed trade deals. In a letter (pdf) addressed to Froman—lead champion of President Barack Obama’s corporate-friendly …