Thursday, August 22, 2019

Keiser Report: The end of the exorbitant privilege? (E1416)

from RT:

In the second half, Max talks to China expert, Dan Collins, who discusses what to expect from the US trade delegation visit to Beijing. They also look at the rise of China as a rival power to the US with the new military bases and the rumors of a new port city being built in the Pakistani state of Balochistan, across the Gulf from Saudi Arabia.

Washington Sees Facebook’s Libra Currency as a Threat

by Doug Casey, Casey Research:

Chris’ note: Chris Reilly here again, managing editor of Casey Daily Dispatch.

On Thursday, Silicon Valley insider Jeff Brown told us why the government is cracking down on cryptos. Specifically Libra, Facebook’s own digital currency.

Today we turn to Jeff again, who just returned from Washington, D.C. with more on this subject. As you’ll see, the feds are terrified right now… but there’s something you need to know…

Revenuers now eyeing cryptocurrency holders with threatening tax letters

by Andrew West, Freedom OutPost:

It’s always those darned revenuers, isn’t it?

These were the authorities responsible for killing all the fun during prohibition, chasing down rumrunners, and posing for early motion pictures with an axe in the hand and their foot on a defeated barrel of illegal hooch.  The rivers of booze running through the streets at the feet of these malt and mash marshals was enough to make even the most pious uncomfortable at times, knowing full well the brutality of the revenuers in just procuring the information needed for smash the stash.

Tax Due: IRS Sends Warning Letter to 10,000 Crypto Speculators

by Mish Shedlock, Money Maven:

Hello. Pay up. That’s essentially the message the IRS is sending to those trading cryptocurrencies.

Government Cracking Down on Tech Firms and Cryptos

by Jeff Brown, Casey Research:

Chris’ note: Chris Reilly here, managing editor of Casey Daily Dispatch.

Yesterday, we brought you a special insight from Silicon Valley insider Jeff Brown, who showed you an amazing opportunity in the tech space that everyday investors can take advantage of. (Jeff went into more detail at his investing summit last night. You can watch a replay of it here.)

Today, Jeff returns to explain how the government is cracking down on the tech and crypto sectors… and gives his advice for how you can protect yourself…

Democratic Party Poised to Implode As Bitcoin, Gold & Silver Ready to EXPLODE!

from SGT Report:

Bob Kudla the founder of Trade Genius joins me to discuss the implosion of the Democratic Party, the impending fall of big tech Orwellian censorship, and the imminent rise of Bitcoin, gold and silver.

Keiser Report: Last of the Fiat Notes (E1413)

from RT:

In the second half, Max talks to Chris Martenson of PeakProsperity.com about the choice between ‘greatness and oblivion’ in our environmental and economic policies going forward. They also discuss whether or not the U.S. can go negative on their sovereign debt yields and still retain its reserve currency status.

Iran approves Gold Standard in creation of new sovereign cryptocurrency

by Kenneth Schortgen, Shotgun Economics:

Many in the cryptocurrency community have forecasted that unbacked digital currencies such as Bitcoin will either compliment, or even one day supplant sovereign currencies as the primary medium of exchange.  But what most of these cryptocurrency advocates fail to take into account is that governments are the ones who hold the power to determine what is and isn’t legal tender.