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You Can’t Buy Love… But You Can Rent It

According to the Digital Market Outlook (DMO) by Statista, the country with the largest share of adults paying for a dating service is the United States. You will find more statistics at Statista As Statista's Martin Armstrong details, at 26.4 percent, over a quarter of Americans are spending their money on trying to find love (or a […]

Dollar testing highs against the Canadian Dollar as Canada struggles with identity crisis

Is Canada a ‘real’ country?  What is a ‘real’ country anyway?  Is a ‘country’ defined by ethnic lines, borders, corporations, or what the United Nations says?  Is Kosovo a country?  Some say yes, some do not agree: Kosovo, self-declared independent country in the Balkans region of Europe. Although the United States and most members of the European […]

Trump: “I Don’t Fear A Trade War With Canada”

While Trump tried to downplay concerns about a trade with with Canada, after his administration slapped tariffs on Canadian softwood lumber, he may have succeeded in fanning the flames when on Tuesday Trump told reporters that “No,” he does not fear a trade war with Canada adding “they have a tremendous surplus with the United […]

Target2 and Secret Bailouts: Will Germany be Forced Into a Fiscal Union with Rest of Eurozone?

mishtalk.com / Mike “Mish” Shedlock / April 23, 2017 Project Syndicate writer, Hans-Werner Sinn, explains why the ECB’s asset purchases and Target2 imbalances constitute “Europe’s Secret Bailout”. Under the ECB’s QE program, which started in March 2015, eurozone members’ central banks buy private market securities for €1.74 trillion ($1.84 trillion), with more than €1.4 trillion to be […]

“This Is A Monumental Change”: Citi Asks If This Is The “End Of Two Party System In France”

With events in France developing fast and furious, and with Le Pen either leading (for now) according to official French ministry data, or in second place according to exit polls, Citi’s Fraser King asks: “Is this the end of the two-party system in France.” More from Citi: If results stay as polls suggest, with Le […]

10 Selfless Acts Amid Terrible Tragedies That Will Restore Your Faith In Humanity

Authored by Joshua Krause via ReadyNutrition.com, Preppers aren’t exactly known for having much faith in humanity. If they did, they probably wouldn’t become preppers in the first place. They know how people behave when the chips are down. They know how quickly civilized people can turn into vicious animals when they haven’t eaten for a […]

The Reason Behind The Sales-Surge For Nuclear-Proof Bunkers

Authored by Eric Zuesse via The Strategic Culture Foundation, On April 15th, Zero Hedge bannered «Doomsday Bunker Sales Soar After Trump's Military Strikes», but this growth in the market for nuclear-proof bunkers is hardly new; it started during the Obama Administration, in Obama’s second term, specifically after the Russia-friendly government of Ukraine, next-door to Russia, got […]

Europe breaking support, spill over into the states?

How stocks do in Europe, can have an important impact on stocks in the states. Today we look at the patterns in London and Germany, as recent price action could “spill over” into stocks in the states. FTSE 100 Index below- CLICK ON CHART TO ENLARGE FTSE 100 hit resistance line (2) of late and it […]

“The Nightmare Scenario” And Everything Else: The Full French Election Matrix

Yesterday, we presented a Deutsche Bank research report which tried to evaluate whether, despite polls suggesting otherwise, a Le Pen-Melenchon first round victory was possible in the French election this coming Sunday. In a surprising break from the conventional wisdom, this is what DB concluded: Melenchon’s rise in the polls has been one of the […]

A Ukraine On The Verge Of Disaster Benefits No One

Authored by Federico Pieraccini via The Strategic Culture Foundation, In the past three months, the lines of contact between Ukraine and the forces in Donbass have seen an escalation of considerable tension. Both the republics of Lugansk and Donetsk have suffered violent attacks at the hands of Kiev’s military forces. Of course all these violations are in stark contrast to what was […]