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Amazon Is Asking Customers To Hand Over Their House Keys

Would you feel comfortable giving Jeff Bezos your house keys? Amazon is hoping that the answer is yes. The e-commerce behemoth and creator of a global deflation impulse on Wednesday introduced a connected door-lock and security-camera system to let package carriers, guests and dog walkers into your home using an app, WSJ reports. The so-called […]

Amazon Has Received 238 Proposals For The Company’s Second Headquarters

Just days after we reported that in the mad dash by virtually every American city to become Amazon’s second headquarters, in which some such as New Jersey offered as much as $7 billion in state and city tax credits, today Amazon announced that that it has received 238 proposals from “cities and regions in 54 […]

If Amazon Takes Over The World…

Authored by Scott Galloway op-ed via The Wall Street Journal, Four tech giants – Amazon, Apple, Facebook and Google – have added $2 trillion to their combined market capitalization since the 2007-09 recession, a sum that approaches the GDP of India. The concentrated wealth and power of these companies has alarmed many observers, who see […]

CIA-Funded Washington Post Smears Indie Media For Covering DNC Fraud Lawsuit

Authored by Caitlin Johnstone via Medium.com, The Washington Post, whose sole owner is both a CIA contractor and one of the wealthiest plutocrats of all time, has sent its Bezos-paid Ringwraiths after small independent reporters for having the temerity to talk about a lawsuit that had severe implications for the future of democracy in America. […]

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 […]

Retail Rout Returns (But Don’t Blame Amazon)

Authored by Mike Shedlock via MishTalk.com, JCPenney announced a $62 million dollar loss for the quarter. With the announcement, its share price plunged 16% breaking the $4 barrier for the first time. Stocks under $5 are considered “penny” stocks. This was the worst week for Retailers since Dec 2016… Please consider JCPenney Nosedives to All-Time Low on […]

Amzon- Largest bearish reversal in 20 years takes place, says Joe Friday

Just the Facts….Amazon has done well for years and years and the trend remains up. This past month something took place in AMZN that has not happened in the past 20-years, see chart below- CLICK ON CHART TO ENLARGE The Power of the Pattern applied Fibonacci to the lows in 2001 and highs in 2013 at […]

Amazon isn’t the No. 1 villain in retail sector’s demise

Retail stocks have been annihilated recently, despite the economy eking out growth. The fundamentals of the retail business look horrible: Sales are stagnating and profitability is getting worse with every passing quarter. Jeff Bezos and Amazon get most of the credit, but this credit is misplaced. Today, online sales represent only 8.5 percent of total […]

Meet The Tens Of Thousands Of Americans Desperate For A Warehouse Job At Amazon

Today was Amazon Jobs Day, which the company said was “its biggest hiring event of the year” in which it would interview and hire 50,000 full-time and part-time employees in communities all around the country, mostly for vacant warehouse worker positions. The jobs fair is part of Amazon’s pledge to hire 130,000 workers by 2018. […]

How Can America Afford A Universal Basic Income? Simple: “Tax The Robots”

By replacing low-wage cashiers and other retail workers with robots, the retail sector’s struggling companies can engineer a potentially life-saving boost in profits. But as advances in artificial intelligence continue to accelerate, according to the World Economic Forum, large swaths of laborers are going to lose their jobs, leading to unprecedented levels of unemployment. How […]