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F.I.R.E.'d Up – A Million Ain't What It Used To Be

Authored by Lance Roberts via, The FIRE (Financial Independence Retire Early) Movement is literally on “fire” after Suze Orman recently suggested that one would need $5 million if they wanted to retire early. “You need at least $5 million, or $6 million. … Really, you might need $10 million,” she said — short of that, it’s just not going to […]

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Is The Greatest Bull Market Ever Finally Ending?

Authored by Charles Hugh Smith via OfTwoMinds blog, The key here is the gains generated by owning US-denominated assets as the USD appreciates. Is the Greatest Bull Market Ever finally ending? One straightforward approach to is to follow the money, i.e. global capital flows: assets that attract positive global capital flows will continue rising if demand for […]

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Trump Vows To Send Millitary, Close Southern Border To Block Migrants

As another “migrant caravan” has swelled to more than 4,000 hopeful “asylum seekers” marching toward the US’s southern border, recently prompting the Mexican government to dispatch 500 additional border guards to its border with Guatemala, President Trump threatened to send in the military and close the US’s southern border with Mexico in a tweet Thursday […]

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Skripal And Khashoggi: A Tale of Two 'Disappearances'

Authored by Finian Cunningham via The Strategic Culture Foundation, Two disappearances, and two very different responses from Western governments, which illustrates their rank hypocrisy. When former Russian spy Sergei Skripal went missing in England earlier this year, there was almost immediate punitive action by the British government and its NATO allies against Moscow. By contrast, […]

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"Dead" Ukrainian Fugitive Found Living Like A King In Actual French Castle

A “high-profile” Ukrainian fugitive who faked his own death was discovered hiding out in a 12th-century French feudal castle known as Château de La Rochepot, living like a king, according to Bloomberg. The man allegedly forged death certificates to evade authorities following an anti-corruption crackdown in which he stands accused of stealing 12 million euros from […]

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