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Monthly Archives: November 2017

America’s New “Trick”To Beat Black Friday Crowds: Wear Employee Uniforms

US shoppers’ lust for Black Friday bargains this year has reached absurd new levels, evidenced by a viral joke that morphed into a disturbing new trend to help shoppers beat Wal-Mart and other big box store crowds by disguising themselves as temporary holiday employees. It started when Twitter user @OverlyLiked announcing he would be selling […]

China Slashes Import Tariffs on Consumer Goods In Boost For Trump And Western Exporters

China announced it is slashing import tariffs on 187 consumer products starting next month. The Finance Ministry pointed to the cuts being concentrated in products in short supply domestically which, it believes, will prompt local producers to improve quality. The items in the list which, includes baby formula, diapers, electric toothbrushes, medicines, cosmetics, coffee machines […]

German Crisis Averted? SPD Ready To Negotiate With Merkel To End Political Deadlock

The Euro has jumped to a six week high following the latest record high print in the German IFO Business Climate index, which rose from 116.7 to 117.5 (exp. 116.6), but mostly as a result of what appears to be a breakthrough in the German political deadlock that some likened to “Merkel’s Brexit moment“, after […]

Guest Post: “How I stopped worrying and learned to love Amazon”, by AGXIIK

While I don’t trade Amazon or buy from this company, an article from Michael Krieger of Liberty Blitzkrieg, posted on Zero Hedge, caught my eye. It lead me to conclude in the long run Amazon might just keep moving higher. There were some key factors contributing to my notion.   read more

The Public Are All Alone: Understanding How The Enemy Of Your Enemy Is Not Your Friend

Authored by Eric Zuesse via The Strategic Culture Foundation, In political matters, the public are taught to believe that some political Party is ‘good’, and that the others are “bad”; but the reality in recent times, at least in the United States, has instead been that both Parties are rotten to the core (as will […]

Mapping The Highest And Lowest Incomes Of America’s City Slickers

All throughout history, people have gone to cities to take advantage of the wealth and business. We wanted to know which metropolitan areas offered the best opportunities for Americans, so we looked at data for all 382 metros. Want to know where to make the most money? The following map from HowMuch.net shows just where… Source: […]

NewsWeek Embarrasses Itself: “What Russia Did To Control The American Mind”

Authored by Mike Shedlock via themaven.net/mishtalk, In yet another mindless fake news story about fake news, NewsWeek explains how "Russia Controls the American Mind"   NewsWeek embarrassed itself with this shoddy headline story WHY CLINTON LOST: WHAT RUSSIA DID TO CONTROL THE AMERICAN MIND AND PUT TRUMP IN THE WHITE HOUSE. The all caps shouting […]

The Five Biggest Tests For China’s Next Central Bank Governor

Zhou Xiaochuan’s long reign as PBoC Governor is drawing to a close. He signaled his impending retirement last month and will be seventy years old In January 2018. Zhou has headed up China’s central bank from the early days of China’s “growth miracle” in 2002 and successfully – thanks to massive credit creation – steered […]

‘USA is a great nation, but leave us alone!’ 11 quotes that show how Vladimir Putin sees world

theburningplatform.com / Jim Quinn / Nov 23, 2017 Via RT Populist, pragmatist, authoritarian, cunning tactician – years after he rose to the top of Russian politics Western observers still wonder about Vladimir Putin’s true motivations. In fact, behind the Kremlin’s decision-making is a set of consistently expressed beliefs. On the United States “The USA is […]

As America Gives Thanks, Homelessness Continues To Set New Records In Major Cities All Over The Nation

If the economy is doing just fine, then why is homelessness at levels not seen “since the Great Depression” in major cities all over the country?  If the U.S. economy was actually in good shape, we would expect that the number of people that are homeless would be going down or at least stabilizing.  Instead, […]