From James Harkin (Webmaster & Editor of LindseyWilliams.net) Because there is so much news and information coming out of the mainstream media now and it takes me several weeks to write and compile a comprehensive newsletter, as I did in December 2015. I have decided to regularly update you with important news stories every few days. If you would like me to continue post news stories regularly here, please let me know in the comments section of this article. Also, if you have any important news stories please send them to me (James) and I will include them.
- Bullard: Recent ‘very substantial’ oil moves have implications for Fed action
The latest plunge in crude prices has implications for monetary policy in the United States, a top Federal Reserve official said Thursday. St. Louis Fed President James Bullard — a voting member of the central bank’s policymaking committee — said in a speech the recent movement in oil prices has been “very substantial.”
- Europe on the brink of financial MELTDOWN as Germany faces economic ruin
THE European financial powerhouse could be facing a huge financial crisis which would have devastating implications for Britain as a lethal storm of economic problems brews in Germany.
- Late selloff puts stock indexes in correction
Intense selling returned to Wall Street in afternoon trading Wednesday, pushing the Dow down 365 points and slicing 3.4% off of the tech-packed Nasdaq, dashing hopes for a third straight day of gains on Wall Street and extending the financial pain in what has been a horrific start to the year on Wall Street.
- ALERT: Major Signal Preceding Global Stock Market Crashes In 1929, 2000 & 2008 Was Just Triggered!
Stocks have now suffered two 10% corrections in a short span. This is difficult to quantify, but according to our tests, this has only happened on three other unique dates, in 1929, 2000 and 2008. All of those preceded major bear markets.
- Chinese Bank Acquires Huge London Vault
China’s largest bank is buying the lease on a huge gold vault in London, another sign of gold’s continuing shift from West to East.
- RBS cries ‘sell everything’ as deflationary crisis nears
RBS has advised clients to brace for a “cataclysmic year” and a global deflationary crisis, warning that major stock markets could fall by a fifth and oil may plummet to $16 a barrel.
- Legend Art Cashin Warns Panic In This Major Market Will Shock The World
As we talk shortly here in the afternoon, we are just above $30. If the price of oil breaks $30 it could lead to a little bit of cascade selling and that would be a real problem. There are certain derivatives that are triggered when oil breaks certain price levels. It actually brings on more selling in oil as entities are forced to liquidate certain positions.
- The China Syndrome: The Coming Global Financial Meltdown
This decline is inevitable in fast-expanding economies that play fast and loose with credit/debt and leverage. All the phantom wealth piled up in China’s boost phase is now melting down, and the China Syndrome will trigger a meltdown in global phantom assets.
- Only Major Middle East Conflicts Have Potential to Reverse Oil Price Slide
Only large-scale Middle Eastern conflicts are able to stop the global oil prices’ downward slide, experts told Sputnik Tuesday.
- Bank of America: Rail Traffic Is Saying Something Worrying About the U.S. Economy
It’s not the jobs report or the latest housing data but railway cargo that has analysts at Bank of America concerned. Railroad cargo in the U.S. dropped the most in six years in 2015, and things aren’t looking good for the new year.
- Historic First: North Atlantic EMPTY of Cargo Ships in-transit – ALL anchored along coasts; none moving
Commerce between Europe and North America has literally come to a halt. For the first time in known history, not one cargo ship is in-transit in the North Atlantic between Europe and North America. All of them (hundreds) are either anchored offshore or in-port. NOTHING is moving. This has never happened before. It is a horrific economic sign; proof that commerce is literally stopped.
- UK house price to crash as global asset prices unravel
Asset prices around the world are collapsing as the global economy slows and UK housing will not escape. House prices have broken free from reality and defied gravity for far too long, but they are an asset like anything else, and there are six clear reasons a nasty correction looms in the coming year.
- Amid Stock Market Panic, Dozens Of Chinese Billionaires Are Mysteriously Disappearing
Amid stock market panic in China, many of the country’s most prominent billionaires are disappearing without a trace. This week, Zhou Chengjian, the chairman of the clothing company Metersbonwe became the most recent wealthy Chinese businessperson to go missing. Metersbonwe said in a statement on Thursday that it would be suspending its shares on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange and that they were unaware of Chengjian’s whereabouts.
- Passenger with rice-sized chip implant under his skin becomes first in the world to board a plane with the wave of a hand
We could be passing through airport security and boarding planes with just a wave of the hand in the future if an experiment by one Swedish technology expert takes off. Andreas Sjöström implanted a microchip in his hand and uploaded his Scandinavian Airlines flight booking to it to board a plane out of Stockholm Arlanda Airport to Paris. He used the implant to check into an airport lounge and go through the security checks. It is believed to be the first time anyone has boarded a flight this way – with the flick of a wrist.
- New startup aims to transfer people’s consciousness into artificial bodies so they can live forever
As advancements in technology continue at an ever-increasing pace, will there ever come a day when we’ll be able to use science to cheat death? Australian startup company Humai seems to think so; it claims to be working on a way to transfer a person’s consciousness into an artificial body after they’ve died.
- Google Chairman Says AI Can Solve Population Reduction Goals
Google’s chairman thinks artificial intelligence will let scientists solve some of the world’s “hard problems,” like population growth, climate change, human development, and education.
- Chinese Company Replaces Humans With Robots, Production Skyrockets, Mistakes Disappear
TechRepublic who tells the story of Changying Precision Technology Company, which has replaced almost all of its human employees with robots.
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