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?”
Albania — (RT) Documents the State Department was forced to publish show that it spent almost $9 million on political reform in Albania coordinated with billionaire George Soros. The US government denies the expenditure was inappropriate.
Democrats are lashing out at the notion that President Trump and GOP leaders may seek to eliminate some of the funding increases in the enormous 2018 spending package adopted less than two weeks ago.
Trump defers to Mattis and this is a huge mistake. Mattis is a #DeepStateglobalist who genuflects before the House of Saud while helping them commit genocide of the Houthis in Yemen. Mattis also endorsed the Paris Climate Accord. Above all, Mattis believes in and serves the empire.
Teachers and staff of Minneapolis schools are expecting hundreds of layoffs due to a $33 million deficit only a few years after the city completed a taxpayer-funded $1.1 billion football stadium.
Jim Grant recently interviewed former Ronald Reagan Officer of Budget and Management David Stockman on his Grant’s Interest Rate Observer podcast.
America is broke.
(INTELLIHUB) — Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton facilitated the transfer a highly enriched uranium (HEU) previously confiscated by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) during a 2006 “nuclear smuggling sting operation involving one Russian national and several Georgian accomplices,” a newly leaked classified cable shows.
New platforms for tracking rate show prices about 30% weaker
Independent forex websites are widely followed by Venezuelans
Venezuela’s currency is worth even less than previously believed, with new trackers of the black-market rate showing deep discounts compared with the long-standing benchmark gauge.
The "What Happened?" speaking tour continues unabated, much to everyone's chagrin, and with each new audience, failed presidential candidate Hillary Clinton comes up with new and more novel excuses as to why she not only lost the 2016 election, but why she's been rendered impotent within her own party.
The suburban house is the idealization of the immigrant’s dream—the vassal’s dream of his own castle. Europeans who come here are delighted by our suburbs. Not to live in an apartment! It is a universal aspiration to own your own home. —Los Angeles urbanist Edgardo Contini
Democratic 2016 presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton claimed Tuesday that Fox News is “trying to impeach me,” the latest gripe the former secretary of state has expressed about Fox’s coverage.
Clinton, who holds no political office, made the remarks in a speech to The Wing -- a women-only co-working space in New York City -- where, despite saying she was optimistic and had faith in diversity and young people, she painted a grim picture of the future of the U.S.
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Hiring at private U.S. employers grew more than expected in March, according to a report, as the manufacturing industry showed the strongest increase in more than three years.
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
“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.