Will America’s Trade Policy End Up Destroying The Dollar?

November 30, 2019@10:30 PM TFP Editor 0

Will America’s Trade Policy End Up Destroying The Dollar? Authored by Alasdair Macleod via GoldMoney.com, America’s tariffs against China are already showing signs of undermining the global economy and will create a funding crisis for the Federal Government when it leads to foreigners no longer buying US Treasury debt and selling down their existing dollar holdings. A subversive attempt by America to divert global portfolio investment from China by destabilising Hong Kong will force China into a Plan B to fund its infrastructure plans, which [Read More]

Plane crash kills nine, injures three in South Dakota

November 30, 2019@10:22 PM TFP Editor 0

A file picture shows a Pilatus PC-12 single-engined aircraft similar to the one involved in the crash, in which nine people were killed (AFP Photo/FELIX KAESTLE) More Washington (AFP) – A plane crash in the US state of South Dakota killed nine people, including two children, and injured three others on Saturday while a winter storm warning was in place, officials said. The Pilatus PC-12, a single-engine turboprop plane, crashed shortly after take-off approximately a mile from the Chamberlain airport, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) [Read More]

India Test Fires Nuke-Capable Missile Amid “Israeli Model” For Kashmir Controversy

November 30, 2019@10:00 PM TFP Editor 0

India Test Fires Nuke-Capable Missile Amid “Israeli Model” For Kashmir Controversy Following a major row over controversial comments from a senior Indian diplomat who in a recent televised speech called for the adoption of the “Israeli model” in Indian-administered Kashmir, New Delhi has added fresh fuel to the fire by another successful test launch of an intermediate-range ballistic missile, the Agni-III, on Saturday. This comes after a series prior short-range nuke capable missile tests over the past two weeks.   It was the first night trial of the nuclear capable Agni-III surface-to-surface [Read More]

Will The Epstein Story Ever be Fully Told?

November 30, 2019@9:30 PM TFP Editor 0

Will The Epstein Story Ever be Fully Told? Authored by Bill Rice, Jr. More than four months after Jeffrey Epstein’s arrest – and three months after his alleged suicide –  it requires no opinion poll to know that few Americans believe the story of the international sex trafficking ring orchestrated by Epstein and his alleged “co-accomplices” will ever be fully told. More specifically, many Americans believe that most (if not all) of the key questions regarding the case will remain unanswered. For example … How many Epstein [Read More]

Schwab Abandons High-Tax San Francisco For New $100 Million Mega-HQ In Dallas  

November 30, 2019@9:00 PM TFP Editor 0

Schwab Abandons High-Tax San Francisco For New $100 Million Mega-HQ In Dallas   Charles Schwab’s $26 billion deal to acquire TD Ameritrade will result in the relocation of its San Francisco-based headquarters to Dallas-Fort Worth, reported The Wall Street Journal.  Schwab gave no timeframe on the transition to Westlake, a suburb of Dallas-Fort Worth, Texas. The region is considered one of the fastest-growing financial hubs in the country at the moment. The merger is expected to be completed in 2H20 and could take 12 to 36 months [Read More]

China Adopts Malicious “Cybersecurity” Rules

November 30, 2019@8:30 PM TFP Editor 0

China Adopts Malicious “Cybersecurity” Rules Authored by Gordon Chang via The Gatestone Institute, On January 1, China’s Cryptography Law becomes effective. The legislation follows the December 1 implementation of the Multi-Level Protection Scheme 2.0, issued under the authority of the 2016 Cybersecurity Law. Together, these measures show Beijing’s absolute determination to seize from foreign companies all their communications, data, and other information stored in electronic form in China. Beijing’s complete visibility into the networks of foreign companies will have extremely disadvantageous consequences. (Photo: Wikimedia Commons.) President Trump [Read More]

How India’s millennial credit card boom is running into Ambani’s ambitions

November 30, 2019@8:24 PM TFP Editor 0

For every 100 people in India, there are only three credit cards. A comparable penetration figure for the US is 320. Statistics like these suggest that India’s first initial public offering of a credit card issuer is either an opportunity with boundless prospects — or a victim of arrested development. Which is it? The upcoming sale of shares in SBI Cards and Payment Services Ltd. will give investors a chance to find out. Between them, the controlling shareholder, State Bank of India, and its 26 [Read More]

At least 14 killed in bloody gunfight in northern Mexico

November 30, 2019@8:22 PM TFP Editor 0

By Dave Graham MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Ten suspected cartel gunmen and four police were killed during a shootout on Saturday in a Mexican town near the U.S. border, days after U.S. President Donald Trump raised bilateral tensions by saying he would designate the gangs as terrorists. The government of the northern state of Coahuila said state police clashed at midday with a group of heavily armed gunmen riding in pickup trucks in the small town of Villa Union, about 40 miles (65 km) southwest [Read More]

UPDATE 3-At least 14 killed in bloody gunfight in northern Mexico

November 30, 2019@8:19 PM TFP Editor 0

(Adds detail on suspected cartel, duration of fight) By Dave Graham MEXICO CITY, Nov 30 (Reuters) – Ten suspected cartel gunmen and four police were killed during a shootout on Saturday in a Mexican town near the U.S. border, days after U.S. President Donald Trump raised bilateral tensions by saying he would designate the gangs as terrorists. The government of the northern state of Coahuila said state police clashed at midday with a group of heavily armed gunmen riding in pickup trucks in the small [Read More]