Crude Oil Demand Heads for Record Lows

Crude Oil Demand Heads for Record Lows

$OIL $USO “This is a sudden, instant demand shock, the scale of the decline is unprecedented.” Gasoline becomes more affordable, just when Americans do not need it.” Global Crude Oil consumption is heading to the biggest annual contraction in history, as more countries introduce unprecedented measures to fight the virus outbreak. Travel bans, work-from-home, canceled […]

Top Anti-Inflammatory Foods, Herbs, and Spices

Top Anti-Inflammatory Foods, Herbs, and Spices

Top Anti-Inflammatory Foods, Herbs, and Spices Herbs and cooking spices contain a wide variety of antioxidants, minerals and vitamins, and help maximize the nutrient density of our  meals. Every time we flavor our meals with herbs or spices we are “upgrading” our food without adding a single calorie. In fact, on a per gram fresh […]

The Big Q: What is So Great About Organic Coffee?

The Big Q: What is So Great About Organic Coffee?

The Big Q: What is So Great About Organic Coffee? The Key thing for coffee lovers is that their attachment to their cup of Java is even better for them after age 45. A 10-year study presented recently at the European Society of Cardiology Congress in Barcelona, Spain showed that people who drank 4 cups […]

Alcohol and the Risk of Developing Alzheimer’s Disease

Alcohol and the Risk of Developing Alzheimer’s Disease

Alcohol and the Risk of Developing Alzheimer’s Disease Researchers from the University of Illinois at Chicago revealed alcohol may increase the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease by disrupting the way amyloid beta is cleared Amyloid beta is a protein implicated in Alzheimer’s disease that can clump together in the brain, building up into groups of […]

Dark Roasted Coffee, ‘The Health Benefits’

Dark Roasted Coffee, ‘The Health Benefits’

Dark Roasted Coffee, ‘The Health Benefits’ Coffee may be the # 1 source of antioxidants in the US diet. Levels of acrylamide, the ingredient California wants to protect drinkers from, in coffee are influenced by the raw materials and the manufacturing process. Coffee beans are dried, roasted and ground before being brewed into coffee. Once the […]

Alcohol Is Not Good For Us, Poisoning Kills 6 People Daily

Alcohol Is Not Good For Us, Poisoning Kills 6 People Daily

Alcohol Is Not Good For Us, Poisoning Kills 6 People Daily The World Health Organization International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) classifies alcohol as a Group 1 carcinogen, their highest risk category. The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration data reveals, that just over 26% of people over 18 reported binge drinking in […]

Obesity How it Starts, How To End It

Obesity How it Starts, How To End It

Obesity How it Starts, How To End It It is time to get real about food!  Obesity is rooted in the wrong food choices, not lack of exercise. And the food industry has been permitted to confuse the issue by shifting the focus and discussion to exercise, omitting the importance of one’s specific food choices. […]

Electrical Power Consumption, Economic Growth and Global Warming

Electrical Power Consumption, Economic Growth and Global Warming

Electrical Power Consumption, Economic Growth and Global Warming $DIA, $GLD, $SLV The DJIA had not seen a new all-time high since June 19 until this week, when it closed at record highs 2 days running. But as the Dow Jones’ BEV chart below shows, last week it closed just 0.53% away from a new all-time […]

Coffee & Tea Protect Liver from the West’s “Happy Diet”

Coffee & Tea Protect Liver from the West’s “Happy Diet”

Coffee & Tea Protect Liver from the West’s “Happy Diet” Regularly drinking coffee or herbal tea may help prevent chronic liver disease, new research suggests. Scientists in the Netherlands found these popular beverages might help thwart liver fibrosis, or stiffness and scarring due to chronic inflammation. “Over the past decades, we gradually deviated towards more […]

Economic Electrical Power Consumption…

Economic Electrical Power Consumption…

Economic Electrical Power (EP) Consumption… US Historical Review: 1929-2017 $DIA, $SPY, $GLD, $SLV Last Friday promised some excitement for this week; what with the much anticipated interest rate increase by the FOMC and the Federal Government hitting its debt ceiling on Wednesday the 15th. Friday evening, it was all much to do about nothing, with […]

Salt Consumption Increases Risk of Early Death

Salt Consumption Increases Risk of Early Death

Salt Consumption Increases Risk of Early Death Conventional wisdom says too much salt is bad because it can lead to high blood pressure. And now a new 25-year study finds that salt, even just a little bit could increase your risk of premature death. The research found that if you normally have about 1.5 teaspoons […]

China Focuses on Petrochemical Industry Development

China Focuses on Petrochemical Industry Development

China Focuses on Petrochemical Industry Development China has determined that must shut down outmoded facilities, consolidate production and reduce pollution to increase the competitiveness of its petrochemical industry, according to a government guideline issued Wednesday. The energy sector’s industrial development is hindered by overcapacity along with security and environmental constraints, according to the guideline issued […]

China: Deep Pockets and Digital Trends Drive Consumption

China: Deep Pockets and Digital Trends Drive Consumption

China: Deep Pockets and Digital Trends Drive Consumption For foreign companies targeting the deep pockets of China’s growing middle class, understanding demand and consumption habits are Key. The future of consumption in China is digital, consumer-driven and aided by safe and secure mobile payment systems, according to attendees of the 3-day annual World Economic Forum […]

South Korea’s Household Consumption Falling

South Korea’s Household Consumption Falling

South Korea’s Household Consumption Falling Private (household) consumption in South Korea fell in Q-1 on lower household income, a government report revealed Friday. Monthly private consumption averaged 2,669,000 Won (US$2,262) per household during the January-March period, up 0.6% from the same frame last year, according to Statistics Korea. Real private consumption, adjusted for inflation, declined […]

Earth Day Proves The Value of Water And More

Earth Day Proves The Value of Water And More

Earth Day Proves The Value of Water And More April 22, 2016 Ecological principles guide economic strategies to fit 21st Century conditions. Mekong River floodwaters force Vietnamese farmers to erect barricades to protect their fields. From 1980 to 2014, 41 percent of all the economic losses globally, and 27 percent of the fatalities, were from […]