California Wildfires Rage, 31 Known Dead, Over 200 Still Missing and Unaccounted For

California Wildfires Rage, 31 Known Dead, Over 200 Still Missing and Unaccounted For

California Wildfires Rage, 31 Known Dead, Over 200 Still Missing and Unaccounted For Relatives desperately searched shelters for missing loved ones Sunday, as crews searching the smoking ruins of Paradise and outlying areas found 6 more bodies, raising the death toll to 31, matching the deadliest wildfire in California history. Wildfires continued to rage on […]

US Southern Border in Crisis

US Southern Border in Crisis

US Southern Border in Crisis President Trump to the migrant invaders: “Go Back to Your Country’ and Apply for Citizenship The southwest border of the US is in “crisis,” with authorities stopping 151,700 illegal entrants a day, Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen said in a TV interview Sunday. In the interview Secretary Nielsen called the massive […]

Justice Kavanaugh’s Confirmation Process Damaged Senate Democrats

Justice Kavanaugh’s Confirmation Process Damaged Senate Democrats

Justice Kavanaugh’s Confirmation Process Damaged the Senate Democrats Senator Joni Ernst (R-Iowa), says the US Senate has been damaged by the partisan process confirming Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh. Senator Ernst made her comments on a podcast with CBS News’ Major Garrett Thursday. She voted to confirm Justice Kavanaugh. but when she was asked if […]

Combating the Ongoing Crisis of Opioid Addiction Requires Innovative Approaches

Combating the Ongoing Crisis of Opioid Addiction Requires Innovative Approaches

Combating the Ongoing Crisis of Opioid Addiction Requires Innovative Approaches OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma announced last week that it’s making a $3.4-M grant to Harm Reduction Therapeutics, a Pittsburgh-based nonprofit, to help develop a low-cost naloxone nasal spray. The announcement comes as lawsuits from local governments blaming Purdue, based in Stamford, Connecticut, and other companies […]

This Bull Market Was Born in the Depths of Financial Crisis

This Bull Market Was Born in the Depths of Financial Crisis

This Bull Market Was Born in the Depths of Financial Crisis $SPY This Wall Street Bull market was born at the depths of a financial crisis, and it has just became the longest ever recorded. Low valuations, little competition and EP/S growth that looked spectacular, but inline with historical trends, these were the forces that […]

Red Tide Crisis in Florida, State of Emergency Declared 

Red Tide Crisis in Florida, State of Emergency Declared 

Red Tide Crisis in Florida, State of Emergency Declared Red tide kills thousands of animals off Florida coast Florida Gov. Rick Scott declared a state of emergency for several counties suffering from the impacts of a prolonged red tide. According to the governor’s declaration, red tide is a naturally occurring algae that appears almost every year on Florida’s […]

US Bank Shares Off on Fears of Turkey’s Lira Dive

US Bank Shares Off on Fears of Turkey’s Lira Dive

US Bank Shares Off on Fears of Turkey’s Lira Dive $GS, $BAC, $BK Monday, US bank shares fell for a 3rd straight session running as investor appetite for risk weakened on worries that a currency crisis in Turkey would spread to other countries. The Turkish Lira has collapsed on concerns about President Tayyip Erdogan’s increasing […]

Weak 13: NFL Attendance Crisis Continues

Weak 13: NFL Attendance Crisis Continues

Week 13:  NFL Attendance Crisis Continues Empty Seats Greatly Outnumber Spectators last week Week 13 does not appear to be the National Football League’s (NFL) lucky number as photos of stadiums across the league still show an awful lot of empty seats. Meanwhile, the sad in-person attendance mirrors the continually plummeting TV ratings. With last […]

Is The Middle-East Is On The Verge Of A New War?

Is The Middle-East Is On The Verge Of A New War?

Is The Middle-East Is On The Verge Of A New War? Saudi Arabia is going through a major internal political crisis the likes of which has rarely been seen. According to initial reports, 2 Saudi Princes died back to back in 24 hours: 1 in an “accidental” helicopter crash, the other during a firefight that broke […]

Chemicals in Breakfast Cereals Cause Obesity

Chemicals in Breakfast Cereals Cause Obesity

Chemicals in Breakfast Cereals Cause Obesity Many studies suggests that chemicals added to breakfast cereals and other common processed food products are adding to America’s obesity crisis, but showing exactly how the process happens has been difficult. Now scientists at Cedars-Sinai Hospital in Los Angeles have solved the problem. The researchers tested 3 chemicals that […]

Food Crisis Hits Chipotle Mexican Grill (NYSE:CMG) Shares Dive

Food Crisis Hits Chipotle Mexican Grill (NYSE:CMG) Shares Dive

Food Crisis Hits Chipotle Mexican Grill (NYSE:CMG) Shares Dive $CMG Chipotle Mexican Grill Inc. (NYSE:CMG) suffered its worst stock decline in 7 months after a suspected norovirus outbreak at 1 of its restaurants threatens reignite the company’s food-safety crisis. The chain closed a location in Sterling, Virginia, Monday after a “small number” of illnesses were […]

Medical Grade Marijuana, The Solution to America’s Opioid Addiction?

Medical Grade Marijuana, The Solution to America’s Opioid Addiction?

Medical Grade Marijuana, The Solution to America’s Opioid Addiction? $ENDP Last Thursday, the FDA took an unprecedented step in an attempt to curb America’s opioid abuse crisis, but that does not yet mean that medical grade marijuana will be more seriously considered as an alternative to the highly addictive and deadly heroin like Rx drugs. […]

GCC Rift Could Escalate into a ‘Military Standoff’ – Sultan Al Qassemi

GCC Rift Could Escalate into a ‘Military Standoff’ – Sultan Al Qassemi

GCC Rift Could Escalate into a ‘Military Standoff’ – Sultan Al Qassemi Saudi Arabia, the UAE and Bahrain have completely cut ties with Qatar UAE closes its airspace to planes from Doha, blocks Qatari websites The website of Qatar Airways has now been blocked in the UAE The rift between the GCC states has intensified […]

Rep. Chaffetz Quits Congress, Trump Investigation To Fade

Rep. Chaffetz Quits Congress, Trump Investigation To Fade

Rep. Chaffetz Quits Congress, Trump Investigation To Fade Thursday, Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-UT), 50 anni, announced he will resign from Congress next month, saying a “mid-life crisis” had compelled him to step away from his Chairmanship of the House Oversight Committee just as it is poised to investigate President Donald Trump’s sacking of James Comey […]

Gold Is Crisis Insurance

Gold Is Crisis Insurance

Gold Is Crisis Insurance $GLD Gold is known as an inflation hedge, but its role as a crisis hedge is even more important. Gold is anti-fragile, to use the term coined by risk analyst and bestselling author Nassim Taleb. When currencies collapse and economies falter, Gold can ensure your survival, financially and literally. Below are […]

Expert: “US Banking Sector Safe Enough for Deregulation”

Expert: “US Banking Sector Safe Enough for Deregulation”

Expert: “US Banking Sector Safe Enough for Deregulation” $MS, $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX The United States  banking industry is in a total safe state and it is ready for some deregulation to sustain development, former Chairman/CEO of Morgan Stanley John J. Mack says. Time to cut the “Red Tape” The regulatory oversight now is dramatic […]

Investors Tune Out “Noise” Focus on Economic Growth

Investors Tune Out “Noise” Focus on Economic Growth

Investors Tune Out “Noise” Focus on Economic Growth $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX So far during The Trump Era, the global markets are showing a low level of volatility, that despite the chaos and uncertainty that analysts warned his Presidential win would bring. Notably, the global economy’s growth is at its most steady and predictable for […]

Italy’s President Solves the Government Crisis

Italy’s President Solves the Government Crisis

Italy’s President Solves the Government Crisis Saturday, Italian President Sergio Mattarella says he would make a decision “in the coming hours” to solve ongoing government crisis, and give the country a new full-functioning cabinet. FLASH UpDate:  Italy’s latest government was formed and rapidly sworn in Monday, a center-left coalition headed by new Premier Paolo Gentiloni […]

The EU on the Verge of Breaking Up

The EU on the Verge of Breaking Up

The EU on the Verge of Breaking Up UK, France, Hungary are no-shows as EU foreign ministers gather to consider ramifications of US election EU foreign ministers insisted Sunday they expected good relations with Donald Trump, after a crisis meeting that Britain, France and Hungary snubbed in a move that exposed rifts over the US […]

The Black Swan Matters

The Black Swan Matters

The Black Swan Matters $DB, $GLD, $SLV Almost 10 years in the making the fate of one of Europe’s most important financial institutions may be sealed. After a sequence of scandals, poor decisions, and unfortunate events, Frankfurt-based Deutsche Bank (NYSE:DB) shares are now down -48% on the year to 12.60, which is a record-setting low. […]

US Beekeepers Fearful, Anti-Zika Toxin Killing Bees

US Beekeepers Fearful, Anti-Zika Toxin Killing Bees

US Beekeepers Fearful, Anti-Zika Toxin Killing Bees Beekeepers around the South Eastern US fear a new threat to their livelihoodm it is a fine mist beaded with neurotoxin, sprayed from the sky by government officials at war with Mosquitos that carry the Zika virus South Carolina beekeepers found millions of dead honey bees carpeting their […]

The Rising Wave of Anti-Globalization Worries IMF

The Rising Wave of Anti-Globalization Worries IMF

The Rising Wave of Anti-Globalization Worries IMF Thursday. International Monetary Fund (IMF) chief Christine Lagarde called for global cooperation to improve living conditions in low-income countries, against the backdrop of rising anti-globalization sentiment. “The greatest challenge we face today is the risk of the world turning its back on global cooperation — the cooperation which […]

China Debt Burden Crisis Unlikely

China Debt Burden Crisis Unlikely

China Debt Burden Crisis Unlikely Amid warnings that China may face a financial crisis induced by its debt burden, an economic expert said this week that a number of factors make this scenario unlikely. “Economists have often used such adjectives as ‘neck breaking’ and ‘breath-taking’ to describe the very fast economic growth of China in […]