Article: Yellen Plans to Spare China From Currency Manipulator Label

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Yellen Plans to Spare China From Currency Manipulator Label

Saleha Mohsin, 12 April 2021

Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen will decline to name China as a currency manipulator in her first semiannual foreign-exchange report, according to people familiar with the matter, a move that allows the U.S. to sidestep a fresh clash with Beijing.

The report, which is not yet finalized, is due on Thursday, although it is unclear when the department will release it. During the Trump era, the Treasury Department was accused of politicizing the report after it abruptly designated China a manipulator in mid-2019 outside its usual release schedule, only to lift the label five months later to win concessions in a trade deal. Continue reading “Article: Yellen Plans to Spare China From Currency Manipulator Label”

Article: Japan ensures G20 pledge vs ‘disorderly’ moves as FX language tweaked, sources say

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Japan ensures G20 pledge vs ‘disorderly’ moves as FX language tweaked, sources say

Tetsushi Kajimoto, 09 April 2021

TOKYO (Reuters) – Japan made sure that language warning against excess currency market volatility remained in place when G20 finance leaders made a rare tweak to their message on exchange-rate moves, said officials with knowledge of the deliberations.

In the first communique compiled since U.S. President Joe Biden took office, finance leaders of the Group of 20 major economies called for the need for currency moves to reflect “underlying” economic fundamentals. Continue reading “Article: Japan ensures G20 pledge vs ‘disorderly’ moves as FX language tweaked, sources say”

Article: Matt Gaetz investigation: Feds examining whether congressman used cash, drugs in soliciting young women

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Matt Gaetz investigation: Feds examining whether congressman used cash, drugs in soliciting young women

Evan Perez, David Shortell, Paula Reid and Pamela Brown, 2 April 2021

WASHINGTON — Federal investigators looking into Rep. Matt Gaetz’s relationships with young women have examined whether any federal campaign money was involved in paying for travel and expenses for the women, a person briefed on the matter said.

Investigators are examining whether the Florida Republican engaged in a relationship with a woman that began when she was 17 years old and whether his involvement with other young women broke federal sex trafficking and prostitution laws, according to that source and another person briefed on the matter. Continue reading “Article: Matt Gaetz investigation: Feds examining whether congressman used cash, drugs in soliciting young women”

Article: Five ways Biden could crack down on dirty money and financial secrecy

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Five ways Biden could crack down on dirty money and financial secrecy

Brenda Medina, 01 April 2021

Early rhetoric from the Biden administration has encouraged anti-corruption advocates that the new president’s tenure in the White House may mark a turning point in the fight against dirty money and tax haven abuse — two overlapping problems made worse by a veil of secrecy that shields vast sums of money from tax collectors and law enforcement authorities.

“We will crack down on tax havens and illicit financing that contribute to income inequality, fund terrorism, and generate pernicious foreign influence,” the administration’s Interim National Security Strategic Guidance, released last month, says, identifying the fight against global corruption as a top security priority. The strategy mirrors promises Joe Biden made during his candidacy.

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Article: Payback? SEC Run by Mrs. Peter Strzok Launches Investigation of Overstock Actions When Patrick Byrne Was CEO

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Payback? SEC Run by Mrs. Peter Strzok Launches Investigation of Overstock Actions When Patrick Byrne Was CEO

ProTrumpNews Staff,  27 February 2021

Former Overstock.com CEO Patrick Byrne was a major player in the effort to investigate the 2020 election irregularities and fraud.

He offered his considerable resources to the Trump team.

He analyzed tons of data. Continue reading “Article: Payback? SEC Run by Mrs. Peter Strzok Launches Investigation of Overstock Actions When Patrick Byrne Was CEO”

Cartoonist: Ben Garrison

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Ben Garrison  is an American alt-right political cartoonist. His cartoons have been promoted among the alt-right for various depictions of alt-right ideology and QAnon conspiracy theories. He has produced controversial cartoons that have been widely characterized as sexist, racist, Islamophobic, anti-vaccine and antisemitic by media commentators, the Anti-Defamation League, and others.

They have also been criticized for attempting to deny climate change, and promoting conspiracy theories. His cartoons often lionize conservative figures and politicians such as former President Donald Trump. Some alt-right activists have edited his comics to incorporate antisemitic content, including the antisemitic “Happy Merchant” caricature. Continue reading “Cartoonist: Ben Garrison”

Article: Rule of Law Collapsed in USA – Martin Armstrong

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Rule of Law Collapsed in USA – Martin Armstrong

Greg Hunter,  26 February 2021

Legendary financial and geopolitical cycle analyst Martin Armstrong says now that the stolen election is over, get ready for lawlessness to reign. We start with the Supreme Court that refused to hear the Trump case on Pennsylvania voting fraud. There are three more 2020 Election voter fraud cases pending at the nation’s highest court. Armstrong says, “I don’t think they are going to take any of them. Look, the rule of law has absolutely collapsed in the United States. It’s just a joke at this point. . . . You swear an oath to uphold the Constitution. It’s not whenever you feel like it. . . . This is not only a denial of due process but the civil rights of everybody in the country. They effectively said Pennsylvania changed the rules against the (state) legislature in the middle of an election, and we are not going to hear the case. So, they are effectively saying politicians can change the rules of an election at any time, and it doesn’t have to be constitutional. Refusing to take this case is a disaster because next election they can choose to do the same thing at any time.” Continue reading “Article: Rule of Law Collapsed in USA – Martin Armstrong”

David K. Lifschultz: New Forms of [Wall Street] Treason?

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Max Keiser does not really understand what the monetary expansion has to cover.

Central banks are transferring wealth from the average person to the likes of Bill Gates and Jeff Bezos – RT’s Keiser Report

You have according to the BIS 600 trillion in derivatives against a 81 trillion dollar world GDP or a multiple of 7. The BIS coordinates only the banks so this figure does not include insurance company derivatives or others in private industry unless a bank is connected to the transaction so it is grossly understated.  Some Swiss bankers tell me it is more like 1.2 quadrillion and others up to 2.5 quadrillion. 1.2 quadrillion gives you a multiple on the world GDP of 14 and 2.5 quadrillion a multiple of 30.

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Alert Reader: Wall Street Situation More Dire, Cosmic Aspect?

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I watched this:

Alliance, Trump, and More – Yazhi Swaruu´s Larger Perspective (Extraterrestrial Communication)

I reviewed earlier Cosmic Agency and it seemed to be at lower levels of transmissions – variable physical entities. This is different, it seems derive from non-physical beyond good and evil entities, delivered by Yazhi, but based on insights or information from a higher level.

It reflects what I am feeling — a much dire situation. The only good news is that the level of non-physical being just below unity with God are now concerned. If I see you in person, I’ll relate some information which I can not on-line.

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Article: Texas AG Probing Tech Giants Over Parler Ban

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Texas AG Probing Tech Giants Over Parler Ban

Jack Queen, 11 January 2021

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton on Wednesday demanded tech giants including Google, Amazon and Apple hand over details about their content moderation policies after conservative social media site Parler was effectively booted from the web following last week’s deadly Capitol riot.

Paxton, a Republican who is leading a separate antitrust blitz against tech titans, also demanded information from Facebook and Twitter, saying the “seemingly coordinated deplatforming” of President Donald Trump and others raises First Amendment and competition concerns. Continue reading “Article: Texas AG Probing Tech Giants Over Parler Ban”

Article: U.S. Treasury labels Switzerland, Vietnam as currency manipulators

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U.S. Treasury labels Switzerland, Vietnam as currency manipulators

Reuters Staff, 16 December 2020

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Treasury labeled Switzerland and Vietnam as currency manipulators on Wednesday and added three new names to a watch list of countries it suspects of taking measures to devalue their currencies against the dollar.

In what may be one of the final broadsides to international trading partners delivered by the departing administration of U.S. President Donald Trump, the Treasury said that through June 2020 both Switzerland and Vietnam had intervened in currency markets to prevent effective balance of payments adjustments.

Furthermore, in its semi-annual currency manipulation report, the Treasury said Vietnam had acted to gain “unfair competitive advantage in international trade as well.” Continue reading “Article: U.S. Treasury labels Switzerland, Vietnam as currency manipulators”

Article: A Tycoon’s Deep-State Conspiracy Dive

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A Tycoon’s Deep-State Conspiracy Dive

Sheelah Kolhatkar, 07 December 2020

In July, 2015, Patrick Byrne, the founder of the online discount retailer Overstock, delivered a twenty-minute talk at FreedomFest, the annual libertarian conference in Las Vegas. Other speakers included the venture capitalist Peter Thiel; John Mackey, the chief executive officer of Whole Foods; and the Presidential candidate Donald J. Trump.

Byrne’s talk, entitled “Turtles All the Way Down: How the Crypto-Revolution Solves Intractable Problems on Wall Street,” was a version of one he had given many times before. It touched on several of his interests, including the kind of liberalism usually referred to as libertarianism, the flaws in the structure of the stock market which make it vulnerable to manipulation, and how a blockchain-based financial system could eliminate those flaws. After the talk, a line of people waited by the stage to speak to Byrne.
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Article: Former Overstock.com CEO says he’s funding ‘a team of hackers and cybersleuths’ in an attempt to prove that Trump won the presidential election

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Former Overstock.com CEO says he’s funding ‘a team of hackers and cybersleuths’ in an attempt to prove that Trump won the presidential election

JOHN L. DORMAN, 29 November 2020

Former Overstock.com CEO Patrick Byrne said that he’s financing “a team of hackers and cybersleuths” in an attempt to prove that President Donald Trump won the 2020 presidential election, according to The Daily Beast.

Byrne, who stepped down from his position at Overstock last year after admitting to a relationship with a Russian spy, recently went on the One America News Network (OAN), a conservative news outlet and a favored media destination of Trump, to detail what he described as a “rigged” election process. Continue reading “Article: Former Overstock.com CEO says he’s funding ‘a team of hackers and cybersleuths’ in an attempt to prove that Trump won the presidential election”