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Why China’s a Paper Tiger

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Markets are still digesting last week’s Chinese devaluation that sent the Dow crashing over 700 points last Monday. And as everyone knows by now, the Trump administration labelled China a currency manipulator. The ironic part of it is that China has been manipulating its currency to strengthen it against the dollar. Here’s the dynamic you […]

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Rare Earths Sector ETF $REMX Booming Again On Trade War With China

Over eight years ago I wrote about a crisis that could unfold in the United States related to rare earth imports from China. Remember the Chinese control the rare earth market. These rare earths are used in your phones, Ipads, and hybrid/electric vehicles. Just think of rare earths in all your advanced technologies which involve magnets like hard drives and speakers. Some think the rare earth boom has been and gone…but I think its coming back and it could be very soon.

Debt “Death Spiral” Approaching

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The “death spiral” — when every public dollar Uncle Sam borrows must service his debt… The tragic math of deficit spending… The year when the United States falls into the “death spiral”…

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Prepare for Trench Warfare

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Markets rebound after yesterday’s bloodbath… “Trump’s escalation comes at an awkward time, but if push comes to shove, [China is] quite capable of supporting growth through more investment and credit”… Why Trump may feel more pressure to reach a trade deal than China…

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