Ecuador to clamp down on immigration controls after Venezuelan migrant murders pregnant girlfriend

January 21, 2019@7:23 PM TFP Editor 0

Ecuador’s President Lenin Moreno announced new immigration controls. (AP Photo/Dolores Ochoa, File) Ecuador is putting new immigration controls in place amid the ongoing Venezuela migration crisis after a Venezuelan man slaughtered his pregnant Ecuadorian girlfriend on Saturday. Ecuador’s President Lenin Moreno announced Sunday on Twitter that his country would establish new units to monitor Venezuelan immigrants’ legal statuses and would consider clamping down on entry requirements following the gruesome death in the northern city of Ibarra, […]

The Disturbing Rise Of Modern Monetary Theory (MMT)

January 21, 2019@7:20 PM TFP Editor 0

Authored by Mark Jeftovic via, Lately, we’ve suddenly been hearing a lot about Modern Monetary Theory (“MMT”) in the mainstream media. It could be that with the election of Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez to congress, MMT’s star will rise with hers as she is reportedly an adherent and possibly views MMT as a means to fund her Green New Deal. As we see below, MMT has been around for some time, having come out of the Chartalism school […]

What Happens When The Fed Stops Hiking

January 21, 2019@6:55 PM TFP Editor 0

As we explained last weekend, it’s not the Fed tightening – and curve flattening – that is the recession catalyst: it is when the Fed begins cutting rates, sending the yield curve sharply higher, that one should be worried as all three prior recessions followed within 3 months of the first rate cut after a hiking cycle: This is a critical distinction at a time when the Fed is contemplating not only ending its rate […]

Imperial to hold 2018 Fourth Quarter Earnings Call

January 21, 2019@6:30 PM TFP Editor 0

CALGARY, Alberta–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Rich Kruger, chairman, president and chief executive officer, and Dave Hughes, vice president investor relations, Imperial Oil Limited, will host a 2018 Fourth Quarter Earnings Call on Friday, February 1 following the company’s fourth quarter earnings release. The event begins at 9 a.m. MST and will be accessible by webcast. During the call, Mr. Kruger will offer brief remarks prior to taking questions from Imperial’s covering analysts. Please click here [] to register […]

Giuliani walks back statements of Trump’s involvement in Moscow project

January 21, 2019@6:10 PM TFP Editor 0

President Donald Trump‘s personal attorney Rudy Giuliani is walking back comments he has made about the timeline of the Trump Organization’s “Moscow Project.” In an interview with ABC News’ Chief Anchor George Stephanopoulos in December, Giuliani said Trump was having conversations with his former personal attorney Michael Cohen about the project up until and around Nov. 2016. He has repeated those claims in recent interviews. “According to the answers that he gave, it would have […]