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Inheritance, Capital Gains Tax

Picked this up in one of the more colourful websites that I visit regularly. Pretty good coverage on stuffs which I often find missing in main stream medias or not in such timely fashion. This one is on the much dreaded inheritance tax that started surfacing ahead of last year's budget. Notice the appeal by the ACCCIM? That gives the rumour a lo...

Lies and Laughter Trump’s UN General Assembly Dissembling and Rage

By Stephen LendmanGlobal Research, September 26, 2018Virtually all politicians lie. The Clintons, Bush/Cheney, and Obama were serial liars. They never let facts interfere with their domestic and geopolitical agendas, Trump a more congenital liar than his predecessors. Habitual or compulsive lying is part of his makeup. It’s so extreme he may be...

A Bit Of Geo-Politics

Tensions Grow as China, Russia and Iran Lead the Way Towards a New Multipolar World Order Federico Pieraccini is an independent freelance writer specialized in international affairs, conflicts, politics and strategies. Military and economic tensions are increasing due to the ramped up warlike stance of the US establishment. The impossibility of ...

Markets Swoon As MSM Narratives Pump Up The Fear

I believe today is seeing one of the heaviest if not the most shorted days in IDSS (IntraDay Short Selling) history. It is most remarkable considering how the market opened this morning with a basket of index stocks shooting upwards despite the 2-days (Monday and Tuesday) melt downs in regional markets. Only to retrace leaving me gasping for wha...

I Am Part Of The Resistance - White House Staff Rebels

This a must read. https://www.nytimes.com/2018/09/05/opinion/trump-white-house-anonymous-resistance.html?action=click&module=Top%20Stories&pgtype=Homepage 

Headwinds In The Way

Market sentiment is expected to turn soft due to a crazed US's multi-fronts economic attacks on its enemies from China to Iran to Turkey and now Russia. So do exercise caution on long positions in the local market. Malaysia is the in-vogue market for foreign funds and just done a nice ascent above 1,800 last Friday. Whilst that makes it a safe h...

Did DARPA Just Develop Autonomous Drones To Hunt Humans?

Here is some fun - scary - stuff for a change.  https://www.zerohedge.com/news/2018-08-05/did-darpa-just-develop-autonomous-drones-hunt-humans?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+zerohedge%2Ffeed+%28zero+hedge+-+on+a+long+enough+timeline%2C+the+survival+rate+for+everyone+drops+to+zero%29 Watch the videos

Trump Taxes $200Bn In Chinese Goods 25% – Americans Pay Him $50Bn

Courtesy of PhilStockWorld More tariffs? The Trump administration said that it is considering increasing the proposed tariff on $200 billion in Chinese imports to 25% from 10% – indicating there is now no possibility that there won't be tariffs at all. President Trump has asked U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer to hike the duties, whic...

Trump Gets Rebuked At Home

If you are playing the top-down strategy in managing cash to exposure in the market, worried about Trump rampaging and all, you may want to take note of this baby-step move in the US Senate to counter Trump's so far unfettered rights to bash one country after another. Citing 'National Security', Trump has been on a rampage attacking even its (US...

Another Way To Look At Impact Of Trade War

Here is one way of cutting out all the noise about this trade war and the impact on China. https://www.theglobaleconomy.com/rankings/Exports/ Take a close look at this simple measure of 'exports of goods and services as a percentage of GDP'.  The higher the percentage the more painful it gets in the event of a crimp on global growth for a countr...