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Vladimir Putin says Russia does not want to split the European Union

Vladimir Putin says Russia does not want to split the European Union

Russian President Vladimir Putin has expressed a desire to repair ties with the European Union, insisting he does not want to divide the 28-nation bloc. Putin travels to Austria in a first EU trip since his re-election. In an interview that aired on the eve of his visit to Austria on Tuesday, Putin denied any … Read more

China Trade War News: China Prepares Emergency Response

Editor: Johnathan Meyers | Tactical Investor China Trade War News China Trade War News: The Trend is against China Beijing believes that its trade conflict with Washington will have limited impact on the country’s economy and that the effects of this conflict can be controlled. China has drawn up an across-the-board list of urgent measures … Read more

Economist Stephen Moore Says Trump Winning China Trade War

Editor: Philip Ragner | Tactical Investor Trump Winning China Trade War Conservative economist Stephen Moore, who pulled his name from consideration to serve on the Federal Reserve Board, predicted that President Donald Trump will prevail in his administration’s trade war with China. “I think by the end of this year I think China is going to … Read more

China’s Xi Jinping offers trade concessions to US

Xi Jinping offers trade concessions Let’s quickly look at the top article of the week before getting into the current story. First things first,  V-readings are in the stratosphere, and that seems to be fitting given the extreme moves we have seen in the sentiment arena and the markets.  Higher V readings are associated with more … Read more

Getting Even With China

Getting Even With China “China has unleashed this plague on the entire world through their dishonesty and their lack of transparency and corruption,” charges Senator Tom Cotton on Fox News. “Communist China unleashed a viral plague on the world, covered it up, and is now trying to blame the U.S. for the whole thing,” writes Federalist co-founder Sean … Read more

Donald Trump’s rising popularity only confounding to elites

Editor: Vlad Rothstein | Tactical Investor Donald Trump’s rising popularity President Donald Trump’s approval numbers have just jumped, and according to newly released Associated Press and CNN polls, he’s up 7 percentage points from last month. And it’s not that difficult to see why. This is the direct fallout of positive White House economic moves coupled … Read more

Mnuchin says Trump’s tariffs won’t hurt Trump Economy

Editor: Philip Ragner | Tactical Investor Trump Economy WASHINGTON —Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Sunday that he did not expect major economic fallout from President Donald Trump’s recent tariff announcements. “I don’t expect to see a big impact on the Trump Economy,” Mnuchin said on “Fox News Sunday.” “But again, I think what we’re doing is, … Read more

Yemen’s Houthi rebels fire ballistic missile at Riyadh

Editor: Johnathan Meyers | Tactical Investor Cool Trending article of the week Here is an excerpt of a really cool article and then we will get to Yemen’s Houthi rebels fire ballistic missile at Riyadh article. One has to go against the crowd if one expects to succeed in the markets.   There is no … Read more

US China trade war news: US will proceed with China tariffs

Editor: Johnathan Meyers | Tactical Investor US China trade war news US China trade war news: America has the edge WASHINGTON, United States – US Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin on Sunday insisted President Trump intends to implement $60 billion in tariffs on Chinese imports, saying the measures will benefit the economy long-term. Speaking on “Fox … Read more