Tag Archives: Donald Trump

What’s The Difference Between Trump’s Immigration Compromise And a Communist Police State?

Donald Trump’s big announcement Saturday wouldn’t be the first time the word “compromise” was used as a euphemism for the government. Stealing even more of your money to pay for both big corporate political parties’ wish lists and all their friends and corporate sponsors. The big compromise is: Donald Trump gets to spend five billion dollars of not-his-money,… Read More »

Why Wall Street Should Fear the Rise of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Wall Street should be concerned about the rise of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez as a political force. | Source: Shutterstock By CCN.com: Horizon Investments Chief Global Strategist Greg Valliere has described congressional rookie Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) as a very real concern for the stock market because of her perceived willingness to put the financial industry’s nose to the… Read More »

Build That Wall: Trump Offers DACA Protection for Border Funding as Shutdown Hits Day 29

President Donald Trump speaks about the partial government shutdown, immigration and border security in the Diplomatic Reception Room of the White House, in Washington, Saturday, Jan. 19, 2019. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon) President Donald Trump has proposed extending protection for some illegal immigrants in the U.S. in exchange for wall funding along the Mexican border. The offer, which was… Read More »

‘Major Announcement’: Is Donald Trump Preparing to Declare a National Emergency to Gain Wall Funding?

Image: Shutterstock U.S. President Donald Trump has promised to make a ‘major announcement’ on Saturday afternoon. This comes as the partial government shutdown nears the one-month mark. Without going into much detail, Trump said the focus of the announcement would be on the partial government shutdown and the ‘Humanitarian Crisis on our Southern Border’: I will be making… Read More »

Bye Bye Trade War? China Plans $1 Trillion Buying Spree to Reduce US Trade Deficit

China proposes major buying spree of U.S. goods to eliminate trade gap. | Source: Shutterstock China has extended the olive branch back to the United States by offering a path to eliminate Washington’s burgeoning trade deficit with the country, Bloomberg reported Friday. The news comes less than a day after The Wall Street Journal reported that the Trump… Read More »

Why US CEOs are Naive to Ignore Trade War & Recession Risks

US business leaders seem to be ignoring the looming risks of the US-China trade war and a potential recession. | Source: Shutterstock Global CEOs, especially in Asia and Latin America are worrying about the risk of recession. US business leaders, however, appear more concerned about cybersecurity and competition than a potential economic slowdown or the ongoing US-China trade… Read More »

Why the Huawei Scandal Will Reignite the US-China Trade War

The Huawei scandal could inflame the U.S.-China trade war. | Source: Shutterstock A widening federal probe of China’s Huawei Technologies Co. could spark renewed tensions between Washington and Beijing at a critical juncture in their negotiations to end the trade war. According to The Wall Street Journal, federal prosecutors are already in hot pursuit of a criminal investigation… Read More »

Kashkari: Federal Reserve Doesn’t Need to Protect Investors

Neel Kashkari defended the Federal Reserve from Donald Trump’s attacks, stating that the bank isn’t supposed to protect investors. | Source: Flickr/ProPublica Another Federal Reserve president has spoken out on interest rates. Neel Kashkari says there is no need for interest rate hikes right now but that the US Federal Reserve does not exist to protect investors. Though… Read More »

Trump Slump? Government Shutdown & Trade War Leave Markets on Edge

Donald Trump has a central role in both the government shutdown and the controversial US-China trade war. | Source: AP Photo/ Evan Vucci The federal government shutdown showdown of 2019 between Capitol Hill Democrats and President Donald Trump keeps setting records as it enters into its 26th day. The previous longest federal shutdown in U.S. history was the… Read More »