Financial System Has Come to an End – Martin Armstrong
Greg Hunter, 24 July 2021
Legendary financial and geopolitical cycle analyst Martin Armstrong thinks we have come to the end of the line for the financial system, and this is why globalists are on a power grab of epic proportions. Armstrong explains, “The system has come to an end. They know they can no longer borrow indefinitely. So, what is this “Great Reset’?
It is basically a move to redesign the world monetary system. They are going to stop the borrowing that they are doing, and they are just going to print. You also have this move for a digital currency. Once they move to a digital currency, they can impose negative interest rates and just take money out of your account at will. People don’t realize what this really is. . . . I believe Bitcoin was started by the government to get this whole ball going. If I gave you a $100 bill, they don’t know where I got the $100 bill from. However, if I give you that in Bitcoin, not only do they know I gave it to you, but they know where I got it from. It can be completely traced all the way down. That is a tax authority’s dream. You have to understand what they are selling is really a totalitarian regime.”
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After JPMorgan Chase Admits to Its 4th and 5th Felony Charge, Its Board Gives a $50 Million Bonus to Its CEO, Jamie Dimon
Pam Martens and Russ Martens, 23 July 2021
The unthinkable is happening with alarming regularity at the Frankenbank JPMorgan Chase. Over the last seven years, with Chairman and CEO Jamie Dimon at the helm, JPMorgan Chase has managed to do what no other federally-insured American bank has managed to do in the history of banking in the United States. The bank has admitted to five separate felony countsbrought by the U.S. Department of Justice, while regulators took no action to remove the Board of Directors or Jamie Dimon.
Now, once again, the outrageous hubris of this Board is on display. Just last fall the bank forked over $920 million of shareholders moneyto settle its fourth and fifth felony counts brought by the Department of Justice, this time for rigging the precious metals and U.S. Treasury market. Now, in the dog days of summer, rarely a time for bonuses on Wall Street, the Jrgan Chase board announced on July 20 that it is giving Dimon 1.5 million stock options which, according to a specialist cited at Bloomberg News, have a total value of $50 million on paper.
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US reaches deal with Vietnam on currency manipulation
KUWAIT TIMES, 19 July 2021
WASHINGTON: The United States and Vietnam on Monday said they had reached an agreement to resolve a dispute over the value of Hanoi’s dong currency, which Washington had briefly accused it of manipulating. Washington in April withdrew its accusation, but Vietnam remains on the US Treasury’s “Monitoring List” for scrutiny of its currency policies.
The new agreement will resolve the dispute between the two countries, according to the joint statement. “Treasury and the (State Bank of Vietnam) have had constructive discussions in recent months through the enhanced engagement process, and reached agreement to address Treasury’s concerns about Vietnam’s currency practices,” the statement said. Continue reading “Article: US reaches deal with Vietnam on currency manipulation”
The Jeffrey Epstein Cover Up: Pedophilia, Lies, and Videotape
Nick Bryant, 18 July 2021
The worst form of injustice is pretended justice,” Plato wrote over two millennia ago. The preceding two decades have witnessed Lady Justice repeatedly eschewing her blindfold to dispense pretend justice to the victims of Jeffrey Epstein and Ghislane Maxwell and also to their cohorts. Numerous procurers and perpetrators who were integral to Epstein and Maxwell’s crimes against children over the course of 25 years have not been indicted, and the charges against Maxwell, which include only one count of child trafficking, are woefully inadequate and a further miscarriage of justice against her victims.
More recently, a report released by the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) on May 10, 2021 superimposed an additional miscarriage of justice on the myriad of injustices that have already been inflicted on the victims of Epstein, et al. The FDLE report concluded that a Florida grand jury that didn’t indict Epstein on a single count of child abuse was not guilty of malfeasance.
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President of ice cream manufacturer pleads guilty to $1.8 million fraud, tax crime
Department of Justice, 16 July 2021
COLUMBUS, Ohio – Timothy L. Miller, 55, of Gahanna, Ohio, pleaded guilty in U.S. District Court to one count of wire fraud and two counts of filing a false income tax return. Miller was charged by Bill of Information on April 26, 2021.
According to court documents, from July 2015 through December 2017 Miller was president of Big Drum USA LTD, an ice cream manufacturer located in Columbus, Ohio. Miller fraudulently withdrew $1,797,127.49 from a Big Drum bank account. The withdrawals consisted of the purchase of cashier’s checks made payable directly to casinos, debit card transactions involving hotels and casinos, and cash withdrawals in Ohio, Nevada, Utah, Iowa, Pennsylvania, California, and Ontario, Canada. Miller concealed his actions by logging the transactions as “petty cash” or “loans” in the ledgers of Big Drum. Continue reading “Article: President of ice cream manufacturer pleads guilty to $1.8 million fraud, tax crime”
Alert Reader Comment:
1). FNGR. The Chinese are cracking down on Big CompaniesThat are listed in USA that have BIG DATA on their own. FNGR does not have DATA but the right to analyze it. Their partners with the Data are the Chinese Telecoms 1.6B People with Phones. THEY ARE the Chosen one by the CHINESE GOVT
They will be the biggest in the world You want to buy Data on the Chinese Guess where you have to get it.
The Naked short continues to play 3,600,000 to cover now maybe he thought this crackdown would help him out NOW WHAT?
2) GTII naked short continues to sell, 93,000 more on Friday. But this stock has a very different feeling now. New People keep Calling and buying. Like they know it’s going to go soon. I have Been contacted by a shareholder who has a friends who have Huge YouTube followers and they are doing a report on the potential of a major squeeze Stock has a STRONG VIBE again maybe its merger time or the Picasso or Maybe the SEC something is up.
I stopped adding and will just stick with 72,000,000 in the last 20 days they sold about 1.8M. So the # grows
And grows and Like I said he is all in ONLY way out is up and they will just walk away from this mess once it starts
Today’s squeeze names SGOC up another $4. And TPST up $22
When the Markets go down SHIT stocks go up. You know what I mean
New Mexico State Investment Council v Bank of America
Since 2005, the Wall Street banks that comprise the major dealers of credit default swaps (“CDS”) have been engaged in a conspiracy to manipulate the CDS “final auction price,” the benchmark price used to value all CDS contracts market-wide at settlement.
PDF (133 pages): New Mexico State Investment Council v Bank of America
#AMCThreshold: What to Know About AMC Stock, Short Sellers and the Threshold List
Brenden Rearick, 07 July 2021
It looks like things are becoming increasingly intense between AMC Entertainment (NYSE:AMC) fanatics and the short-sellers they are warring against. New allegations of naked shorting and illegal price manipulation are catching some serious momentum. As such, many are taking to Twitter to voice their concern and anger. #AMCThreshold is hitting the trending tabs as the AMC apes get their favorite stock trending yet again.
Much of the attention around AMC comes from the fact that the play has remained on the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission’s threshold list for multiple consecutive days. Continue reading “Article: #AMCThreshold: What to Know About AMC Stock, Short Sellers and the Threshold List”
US state department names more than 50 corrupt officials in Central America
Associated Press in Guatemala City, 01 July 2021
The US state department has named more than 50 current and former officials, including former presidents and active lawmakers, suspected of corruption or undermining democracy in three Central American countries.
Among the most prominent figures on the list are former Honduras president José Porfirio “Pepe” Lobo Sosa and his wife Rosa Elena Bonilla de Lobo. The State Department report alleges Lobo Sosa took bribes from a drug cartel and his wife was involved in fraud and misappropriation of funds. Both deny the allegations. Bonilla’s conviction on related charges was invalidated by the supreme court last year and she is awaiting a new trial. Continue reading “Article: US state department names more than 50 corrupt officials in Central America”
U.S. Attorney Announces Extradition And Guilty Plea Of Israeli Securities Trader For Participating In A Global Insider Trading Ring
Department of Justice, 25 June 2021
Audrey Strauss, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, and William F. Sweeney Jr., the Assistant Director-in-Charge of the New York Field Office of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (“FBI”), announced the unsealing today of a 15-count superseding indictment charging DOV MALNIK and TOMER FEINGOLD with offenses relating to their roles as securities traders in a wide-ranging international insider trading ring who made millions of dollars in illicit profits by trading based on misappropriated inside information. MALNIK, a citizen of Israel and Lithuania, was arrested in Switzerland on October 7, 2020, was extradited on June 10, 2021, from Switzerland, and pled guilty today before U.S. Magistrate Judge Stewart D. Aaron. FEINGOLD remains at large. The case is assigned to U.S. District Judge Victor Marrero. Continue reading “Article: U.S. Attorney Announces Extradition And Guilty Plea Of Israeli Securities Trader For Participating In A Global Insider Trading Ring”
SD cattle producer asks U.S. senators for ‘level playing field’ in testimony
Carter Woodiel, 24 June 2021
STURGIS, S.D. (KBHB) – The Senate Ag Committee held a hearing Wednesday to discuss the issue of cattle market manipulation and anti-competitive practices by the meat packers.
South Dakota Senator John Thune was among those chairing the meeting and hearing input from witnesses – including Justin Tupper – cattle producer and manager of St Onge Livestock Auction.
Tupper testified there is a crisis in rural America. Continue reading “Article: SD cattle producer asks U.S. senators for ‘level playing field’ in testimony”
How the GameStop Hustle Worked
Lucy Komisar, 22 June 2021
I have written previously for the Prospect about the frenzy over GameStop (GME), the video game and electronics company. By now, you know the story. Millions of retail investors made the stock soar by over 1,000 percent in January 2021. This brought disaster upon a handful of hedge funds that had bet on GameStop’s stock to drop. According to Markets Insider, one analyst estimated losses in February of roughly $19 billion. The hedge fund Melvin Capital reportedly closed out its position after taking a drubbing of 51 percent. Another fund, Maplelane, lost 40 percent.
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Why Crime Could Kill Crypto
Justin Lahart and Telis Demos, 18 June 2021
The strongest argument against cryptocurrencies used to be that they had yet to show they were much good for anything. Now the strongest argument against them may be that they have become far too good at one thing: enabling crime.
Not long after the first of the private digital currencies, bitcoin, launched in 2009, crooks recognized its appeal. While law enforcement is proving increasingly adept at tracking bitcoin transactions and at times seizing ill-gotten money, the ability to make digital payments without financial intermediaries has facilitated activities such as the selling of illegal goods and services online and money laundering. In a 2019 paper, researchers Sean Foley, Jonathan Karlsen and Tālis Putniņš estimated that 46% of bitcoin transactions conducted between January 2009 and April 2017 were for illegal activity. Continue reading “Article: Why Crime Could Kill Crypto”
Stop Relying on China. We Need to Start Manufacturing PPE Here in the U.S. | Opinion
GILES KYSER , 18 June 2021
The U.S. public health system is part of our country’s center of gravity: a critical sustaining element of our society and a comparative advantage that sets us apart from—and supports—other parts of the world. But our system is not without its challenges. We witnessed during the COVID-19 pandemic how a vulnerable healthcare system exposes our communities to a cascading set of problems, highlighting just how important it is to strengthen our public health infrastructure. Continue reading “Article: Stop Relying on China. We Need to Start Manufacturing PPE Here in the U.S. | Opinion”