Update: A few short hours after the initial writing of this report, the US, the UK and France conducted a missile air strike against Syria
Members of the same government that is responsible for violating privacy laws and illegally collecting data from its citizens, openly lectured the CEO of a company for violating privacy laws and illegally collecting data from its users—a case of irony that could only play out in a country that brags about the unprecedented freedom enjoyed by its citizens.
An initiative to split the state of California into three different states has gathered enough support via signatures to qualify as a ballot measure in November.
I always ask myself one thing when looking at investments.
“Is this fragile, robust, or positioned to be anti-fragile? What’s my risk and reward?”
It's been a while since the world's richest and/or most famous fund managers spooked retail investors with warnings to get out of the market... now. That changed overnight when Dan Ivascyn, the man who replaced Bill Gross as CIO of the world's largest bond fund at PIMCO, said that it's time to take profits... now.
Only in America does the government use taxpayer dollars to fund a deadly addiction. Big Pharm lines the pockets of Congress Critters and doctors. Only in America are folks PAID to kill just to protect the profits of the LEGAL drug lords. Also, many of these drugs are paid for with Medicaid and Medicare benefits.
As the anticipation for a US and China trade war continues, market participants are beginning to plan accordingly.
Herbert Stein’s Law states “What Can’t Go On Forever, Doesn’t.”
Update: The Russian warships leaving port has been reported as a drill, as InterFax reports:
By now everyone has seen some version of this chart: it shows that from a record expansion of over $2 trillion in central bank balance sheets in 2017, the incremental liquidity created by the world's central banks will hit 0 some time in early 2019, at which point it will turn negative for the first time since the financial crisis, as central banks begin the highly deflationary process of monetary destruction.
Major US indices opened lower on Wednesday following the escalation of tensions in the Middle East between nuclear superpowers Russia and the US.
The S&P 500, Dow Jones and the Nasdaq Composite were losing almost a percent after US President Donald Trump tweeted a warning to Russia on Wednesday to "get ready" for Syrian missile strikes.
Mexico’s party hotspot #Cancun sees 14 murdered in 36 hours as tourist town is overrun by drug gang violence
MEXICO’S most popular holiday hotspot has become overrun with drug gangs, as violence in the tourist party town escalates to unprecedented levels.
“That’s not the way the world really works anymore. We’re an empire now, and when we act, we create our own reality.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - BlackRock Inc (BLK.N), the world’s largest asset manager, generated higher profit during the first quarter by luring more money from investors even as stock and bond markets fell.