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Monthly Archives: August 2017

Hurricane Harvey Aftermath: 100,000 Homes Destroyed, A Million Vehicles Ruined And Bottled Water Being Sold For $99 A Case

theeconomiccollapseblog.com / By Michael Snyder on August 31st, 2017 It is now being estimated that the total amount of economic damage caused by Hurricane Harvey will be somewhere in the neighborhood of 190 billion dollars.  It is a disaster unlike anything that we have ever seen before in all of U.S. history, and federal officials are already […]

‘Supervolcano’ Alert – Not Just In Yellowstone

Authored by Robert Gore via Straight Line Logic blog, Thar she blows! Once every 600,000 years or so Yellowstone’s supervolcano erupts, making Mt. St. Helens, Pinatubo, and Krakatoa look like firecrackers. It blankets thousands of miles around it in lava and ash, casting a pall over the earth that lowers temperatures and hinders plant life […]

The Way The Left Has Responded To Hurricane Harvey Is Absolutely Despicable

As with most terrible events, the destruction brought on by Hurricane Harvey has a silver lining. At a time when America has never been so divided, it was refreshing to see so many people helping each other out, regardless of race or political beliefs. All of that nonsense has fallen by the wayside. Everyone in […]

Paul Ryan Draws Strength From Pelosi, Finally Condemns Antifa As “Left-Wing Thugs”

In the days since Trump’s controversial press conference on the Charlottesville tragedy in which he said there was “blame on both sides,” Republicans have been tripping over one another to distance themselves from the White House.  Apparently the mere suggestion that Antifa, a Leftist group that has repeatedly incited violence at protests around the country, […]

Come Melania’s-Heels-Or-High-Water, ‘Stupid News’ Rules The Media

Authored by David Weisberg via TheHill.com, Tropical Storm Harvey has by now flooded the Houston area with over four feet of rain, causing the deaths of more than 30 people, forcing more than 30,000 residents to flee their homes, and destroying property worth many tens of billions of dollars. Given the biblical proportions of the […]

4 Reasons Why “Gold Has Entered A New Bull Market” – Schroders

– 4 reasons why “gold has entered a new bull market” – Schroders– Market complacency is key to gold bull market say Schroders– Investors are currently pricing in the most benign risk environment in history as seen in the VIX– History shows gold has the potential to perform very well in periods of stock market weakness (see […]

Russia Responds: “The US Has Declared The Hot Phase Of Diplomatic War”

Just minutes after Russia was given 2 days to implement today’s decision by the State Department, shuttering Russia’s consulate in San Francisco, California and two diplomatic annexes in Washington, DC and New York City, in “the spirit of parity invoked by the Russians”, the Russian responses started coming in, and they were not happy.  Russia’s […]

Who Is Winning The Food Delivery War?

By Priceonomics There are more options to get food—as in the kind you eat at home rather than at a restaurant—than ever before.  Sure, there are traditional brick-and-mortar stores, like Costco and Trader Joe’s. But in the last decade there’s been a boom in food services that can be managed through a digital app. Depending […]

August Payrolls Preview: Prepare For Disappointment

If there is one common theme across sellside previews of tomorrow’s nonfarm payrolls number, expected at 180K after a surprising jump to 209K in July, it is to brace for disappointment, or in Wall Street parlance, “downside risks.” And it’s not because of Harvey which hit the US far too late in the month to […]

DHS Selects 4 Contractors To Build Prototypes For Trump’s Border Wall

The Department of Homeland Security has finally reached a decision in the long-delayed process of selecting contractors who will build prototypes of President Donald Trump’s promised border wall. The department announced Thursday that it has selected four contractors to build wall prototypes, and that construction is slated to begin this winter, according to CNN. The […]