US Embargo’s Venezuela

US Embargo’s Venezuela

FLASH: The ban on Americans doing business with Venezuela’s government took effect immediately. The Trump Administration has frozen all Venezuelan government assets in a dramatic escalation of tensions with socialist leader Nicolás Maduro, who has clung to power in the face of mounting international pressure. An executive order signed by President Donald Trump Monday justified […]

Cannabis and Technology

Cannabis and Technology

Cannabis technology companies have created innovative products that tap into a handful of sectors from cultivation and extraction to manufacturing and retail. While the industry is still within its infancy stage due to enforced international regulations, many countries have moved forward and begun to legalize cannabis for medical use. Compared to the more saturated markets, […]

Investors ‘Buying the Dips’ as Money Rotates Out of the FAANGs

Investors ‘Buying the Dips’ as Money Rotates Out of the FAANGs

$DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX, $AAPL, $GOOG The S&P 500 increased 0.1% Tuesday after being down as much as 0.6% following a Key revenue miss from Alphabet (GOOG). Investors bought the intra-day dip to help the benchmark index set a new closing high and it closed the month with a gainer of 3.9%. The DJIA […]

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) as We Have Come to Know It

Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) as We Have Come to Know It

$RACE by Michael Blanding FLASH: If you drive a Ferrari, you put premium petrol in the tank, you hit the motorway, and you step on the gas.” — Zlatan Ibrahimovic The Iconic Italian sports car maker Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) opens up about how it has achieved success by bucking industry trends. That purring engine. The buttery […]

The World’s Top Airlines

The World’s Top Airlines

For most people planning a trips after the the destination is fixed,the 1st stop is checking out those flights. They not only want the most affordable airline, they want the one that has been voted the safest, most comfortable and the one that gives passengers the overall best experience. To help you make a decision […]

Michael Selsman’s New Judy Garland Book Promises the ‘Real’ Story of Judy’s Life.

Michael Selsman’s New Judy Garland Book Promises the ‘Real’ Story of Judy’s Life.

$AMZN, $BKS, $AEMC “Lost on the Yellow Brick Road,” by Michael Selsman, CEO of Archer Entertainment (OTCMKT:AEMC), co-authored, with Michael Simpson, published by Troika Publishing Group, is the story of a woman in terror much of her life, who had obstacles to climb, pitfalls that may as well have had knives at the bottom, fleeting […]

The Key Reasons for Australia to Exit the Paris Accord Now

The Key Reasons for Australia to Exit the Paris Accord Now

It is urgent that all Australian politicians understand the dangers in the Paris Climate Agreement. Here are the Key Reasons to EXIT PARIS NOW: The science is not settled – hundreds of scientists in Australia and thousands more throughout the world reject the theory that human production of CO2 (carbon dioxide) is driving dangerous global […]

Diamonds 2019: Industry Trends

Diamonds 2019: Industry Trends

Year 2018 will go down as the year when lab-grown diamonds, made for decades as an inexpensive alternative to mined stones for industrial purposes, cracked the consumer market, largely thanks to millennials’ evolving shopping tastes. The entry of new actors in the synthetic sector, particularly giant producer De Beers and its Lightbox brand, has created even […]

US Industrial Production Moving Higher

US Industrial Production Moving Higher

US Industrial Production Moving Higher $USO, $UGA, $USD US industry expanded in October, with manufacturing growth offsetting declines in mining and utility production. Industrial production ticked up 0.1%, the 5th straight monthly gainer, following a 0.2% advance in September and a 0.8% advance in August, the Fed reported Friday. The Fed said that recent hurricanes lowered […]

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Has Nothing the Auto Industry Cannot Replicate at Will

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Has Nothing the Auto Industry Cannot Replicate at Will

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Has Nothing the Auto Industry Cannot Replicate at Will $TSLA, $F, $FCAU, $GM, $VLKAY Volkswagen (OTCMKT:VLKAY) announced at the weekend that its platform is set to manufacture 50-M pure EVs, and it has acquired the batteries for that vehicle production output. Ok, Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) has mastered making EVs cars, but its technology is […]

A Successful Regulated Market Growing Up Around Cannabis 

A Successful Regulated Market Growing Up Around Cannabis 

A Successful Regulated Market Growing Up Around Cannabis $AMZN, $TAP, $NKE, $TLRY, $CGC, $STZ Michigan’s vote Tuesday to become the 10th US state where the recreational use of cannabis is legal is adding more momentum to a trend that some investors say is inevitable: that marijuana will become legal nationwide within the next 5 years. […]

President Trump Can Keep ‘America First’ in Energy

President Trump Can Keep ‘America First’ in Energy

President Trump Can Keep ‘America First’ in Energy $USO, $UGA, $USD, $HON The EPA’s proposed new auto emissions rule, the Safer Affordable Fuel-Efficient (SAFE) Vehicles Rule, is now half-way through its comment period, which ends in October. Deep in the 500-pg notice of proposed rule-making is an issue few are talking about, but it’s one […]

China Disappears A-List Actress Fan Bingbing

China Disappears A-List Actress Fan Bingbing

China Disappears A-List Actress Fan Bingbing Fan Bingbing, 36 anni, an A-list Chinese movie star who has appeared in the “X-Men” and “Iron Man” film franchises, has more than 62-M followers online in China and fronted campaigns for Montblanc watches and De Beers diamonds, has disappeared. The star dropped out of sight in June when […]

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 […]

Big-Name Investors Dabble in Marijuana Stocks

Big-Name Investors Dabble in Marijuana Stocks

Big-Name Investors Dabble in Marijuana Stocks $MJ, $DEO, $STZ Shares of marijuana companies are beginning to attract a few big-name investors. Billionaire Leon Cooperman, 75 anni, chimed in on a recent earnings call for Green Thumb Industries, a Chicago-based grower and seller of medicinal cannabis that recently went public in Canada. The iconic hedge fund […]

US Investors Buying an ETF that Tracks the Canadian Marijuana Industry

US Investors Buying an ETF that Tracks the Canadian Marijuana Industry

US Investors Buying an ETF that Tracks the Canadian Marijuana Industry $MJ, $DEO, $STZ US investors are buying into an ETF (exchange-traded fund) that tracks the Canadian marijuana industry as the country moves toward legalization and liquor producers show growing interest in selling marijuana. The US-listed $436-M ETFMG Alternative Harvest ETF, (ticker MJ), has taken […]

Americans are Dining Out and Spending the Most on Record

Americans are Dining Out and Spending the Most on Record

Americans are Dining Out and Spending the Most on Record Americans spending at restaurants spiked over the past 3 months by the most on record, making it both a bright spot for the economy. Sales at food-service and drinking establishments rose 1.3% in July to $61.6-B,the US Commerce Department reported on Wednesday.That brought the 3 […]

Illegal Immigration Crushes American’s Wages

Illegal Immigration Crushes American’s Wages

Illegal Immigration Crushes American’s Wages In the latest Harvard/Harris Poll, about 48% of Americans say increased illegal immigration to the US reduces wages for workers, agreeing with decades of data that indicates mass immigration’s crushing impact on Americans’ wages. Just 10% of Americans say illegal immigration increases US wages while 42% say illegal immigration does not […]

The Farm Bill Now Focused on Hemp

The Farm Bill Now Focused on Hemp

The Farm Bill Now Focused on Hemp US Hemp producers and several advocacy groups have agreed that legislation offered by Senate Majority Senator Mitch McConnell, (R-KY), could have a dramatic impact on the US Hemp industry. Hemp, predominantly used a fiber, is part of the cannabis family like marijuana. However, Hemp contains much lower levels […]

Get Ready, the Cannabis Cocktail Soon at Your Neighborhood Bar

Get Ready, the Cannabis Cocktail Soon at Your Neighborhood Bar

Get Ready, the Cannabis Cocktail Soon at Your Neighborhood Bar $STX Today, marijuana producers are betting an increasing number of people would rather pour a drink infused with cannabis oil than spirits. There are plans in the workd to develop a product-testing and manufacturing center to explore using cannabis in everything from iced teas, juices […]

The US Economy is Rolling Along on Truck Tires

The US Economy is Rolling Along on Truck Tires

The US Economy is Rolling Along on Truck Tires Real GDP may be starting to do so at a faster speed now, exceeding the so-called 2% “stall speed,” which was the so-called “New Normal” from mid-2010 through Q-1 of Y 2018 Consider the following: A Supercharged Quarter: Friday, the Atlanta Fed’s GDPNow model boosted the Q2-2018 real […]

Southern California’s ‘Poverty Pimp’ Maxine Waters Attacks Auto Industry

Southern California’s ‘Poverty Pimp’ Maxine Waters Attacks Auto Industry

Southern California’s ‘Poverty Pimp’ Maxine Waters Attacks Auto Industry $F, $GM, $FCAU, $TM, $VLKAY US Rep. Maxine Waters (D-CA) is divisive claiming automakers discriminate against nonwhites when giving out car loans. Representative Mike Kelly (R-PA), an auto dealer, said in a TV interview Saturday segment that Ms. Waters’ cited a study that severely flawed. Mr. […]

President Trump Turns On ‘The War on Weed’

President Trump Turns On ‘The War on Weed’

President Trump Turns On ‘The War on Weed’ President Trump goes all states’ rights on Jeff Sessions when it comes to marijuana policy The US Attorney General now finds himself out of step with our President President Trump last week signaled a dramatic turnaround in administration marijuana policy, telling Colorado Republican Sen. Cory Gardner that […]

Update: The Legal Status of CBD in the US

Update: The Legal Status of CBD in the US

Update: The Legal Status of CBD in the US $GWPH CBD is the nonpsychoactive component of cannabis and hemp. Unlike the THC in cannabis, CBD does not induce a high, but has many clinical benefits, including the control of seizures and pain Federal drug laws stipulate cannabis is an illegal Class 1 narcotic In states […]

Legalized Marijuana has ‘Watershed Moment’

Legalized Marijuana has ‘Watershed Moment’

Legalized Marijuana has ‘Watershed Moment’ Wednesday, US President Donald Trump promised Senator Cory Gardner (R-CO) he will support efforts to protect states that have legalized marijuana, ending a standoff on Department of Justice nominations. “Since the campaign, President Trump has consistently supported states’ rights to decide for themselves how best to approach marijuana,” Senator Gardner said in a […]

Blockchain Getting the Attention, Bears Feasting on Cryptos

Blockchain Getting the Attention, Bears Feasting on Cryptos

Blockchain Getting the Attention, Bears Feasting on Cryptos $BTCUSD Savvy voices in the nascent industry are calling for a balanced approach regarding regulations which will let the technology to thrive and innovate.  Blockchain continues to get a growing amount of attention from businesses and investors, and the fundamental tool of cryptocurrencies is an important element of […]

Blockchain Technology is Driving Innovation in Payments Industry

Blockchain Technology is Driving Innovation in Payments Industry

Blockchain Technology is Driving Innovation in Payments Industry $AXP, $MA, $V, $IBM, $MSFT Blockchain is the innovative technology that is changing payments industry. Industry leaders like American Express, Master Charge and Visa are setting up to use the blockchain technology given its obvious benefits with regard to speed, accuracy, cost effectiveness, security, and more. Companies like […]

The Costs of a Full Blown Trade War, Should One Happen

The Costs of a Full Blown Trade War, Should One Happen

The Costs of a Full Blown Trade War, Should One Happen The US and China have announced tariffs on each other’s goods recently, and have threatened to impose more. Assuming they take effect, the tariffs that China has announced so far on American goods will focus on agricultural products, automobiles, aircraft and chemicals. Although exports […]

American’s Demand for Gourmet Coffee ‘Higher Than Ever’

American’s Demand for Gourmet Coffee ‘Higher Than Ever’

American’s Demand for Gourmet Coffee ‘Higher Than Ever’ $SJM, $NSRGY The number of Americans drinking a daily cup of coffee is at the highest level since Y 2012, with demand continuing to get a boost from at-home consumption and gourmet drinks, an industry study has revealed. Fully 64% of Americans age 18 or over said […]

President Trump’s Tariffs Will Help Bring Back US Steel Industry

President Trump’s Tariffs Will Help Bring Back US Steel Industry

President Trump’s Tariffs Will Help Bring Back US Steel Industry $X US Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross defended The Trump Administration’s decision to place tariffs on imported steel and aluminum by saying the plan aims to bring back America’s steel industry. Ross penned an opinion piece for Friday’s WS-J and argued that steel production in the United […]

Obesity is Deadly!

Obesity is Deadly!

Obesity is Deadly! Obesity is a deadly health condition, associated with heart disease, diabetes, depression, cancer and premature death, take good care of yourself. Today it is growing at epidemic proportions and researchers find it may spread through communities. According to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), about 30% of adult Americans […]

Legalization of Marijuana, ‘The Great American Social Experiment’

Legalization of Marijuana, ‘The Great American Social Experiment’

Legalization of Marijuana, ‘The Great American Social Experiment’ The great social experiment that is marijuana legalization is now 5 years old, with 6 states already allowing legal marijuana sales, two more where legal sales will begin within months, and yet another that, along with the District of Columbia, has legalized personal possession and cultivation of […]

Thailand 4.0 Should Include the Thoroughbred Industry

Thailand 4.0 Should Include the Thoroughbred Industry

Thailand 4.0 Should Include the Thoroughbred Industry On 6 September 1901, King Rama the Fifth granted the Royal Charter, which gave birth to the Royal Bangkok Sports Club. The King also instructed the Club to obtain, by taking a lease or by any other means, the piece of land known as the Royal Racing Course […]

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) the “BB” of EV’s

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) the “BB” of EV’s

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) the “BB” of EV’s $TSLA Note: Building Cars is Hard It wasn’t that long ago that the idea of a semi-autonomous, or even an electric car driving on public roads was incredibly far-fetched. Sure, there were hybrids from companies like Toyota and Honda, but nothing that anyone with a straight face would call […]

The Scope of the California Wine Country Wildfires is Huge

The Scope of the California Wine Country Wildfires is Huge

The Scope of the California Wine Country Wildfires is Huge $BF-B, $MMC The fires ravaging Northern California will leave the area’s renowned wine industry with damage that will be felt for a long, long time. At least 4  Napa Valley vineyards have been destroyed or significantly damaged, and the toll may be even worse in […]

Marijuana ‘Haze’ Covers Canada, TMX Debating US Policy

Marijuana ‘Haze’ Covers Canada, TMX Debating US Policy

Marijuana ‘Haze’ Covers Canada, TMX Debating US Policy Canada’s stock market has been focused on the Cannabis industry opening up, but the country’s largest stock exchange is grappling with how to deal with Cannabis related companies that have investments in the US, where marijuana is banned by federal law. There could be more certainty soon, there […]

Amazon.com, Inc. Taking Over All Industries

Amazon.com, Inc. Taking Over All Industries

No one should doubt Amazon.com’s power to disrupt new industries. While the onetime online bookstore has grown to dominate retail, it has also become a major player in businesses ranging from cloud computing to Hollywood — and even has experimented seriously with drones. It’s no wonder that fear strikes investors and executives when they learn — or even hear rumors — […]

A Falling Stock Market, A Easing USD That Brings Us Back to Gold

A Falling Stock Market, A Easing USD That Brings Us Back to Gold

A Falling Stock Market, A Easing USD: That Brings Us Back to Gold $GLD, $SLV, $ABX, $GG, $EXCFF, $WPM As the USD falls from the Fed’s continuation of loose money policies, it will lift up Gold prices to unprecedented highs. Plus, recessions are a great environment for Gold During the last 2 recessions, Gold prices […]

What to Expect When, Not If, Recreational Marijuana is Legal in California

What to Expect When, Not If, Recreational Marijuana is Legal in California

What to Expect When, Not If, Recreational Marijuana is Legal in California With the perfected idea of California on Recreational Marijuana (RM) is less than a year away, state lawmakers approved legislation that illustrates what that may look like, think: Marijuana samples at the county fair, home delivery, Organic label regulations and an industry a […]

Marijuana Entrepreneurs See Bitcoin as Banking Answer

Marijuana Entrepreneurs See Bitcoin as Banking Answer

Marijuana Entrepreneurs See Bitcoin as Banking Answer Legal marijuana companies are turning to Bitcoin, the world’s most popular digital currency, in an effort to get rid of all its cash, as banks stay on the sidelines. The inability to access traditional financial institutions is 1 of the marijuana industry’s biggest impediments. Legal cannabis was a […]

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. […]

Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Ltd (HKG:1398) Joins EBS Direct

Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Ltd (HKG:1398) Joins EBS Direct

Industrial and Commercial Bank of China Ltd (HKG:1398) Joins EBS Direct Bank of China opened its Luanda branch in the capital city of Angola on Monday The branch, the first Chinese bank in Angola, will start banking operations on June 6. Chen Siqing, president of Bank of China, as well as some 300 representatives from […]

Future Uncertain, as Speculators Pour Money into Cannabis Industry

Future Uncertain, as Speculators Pour Money into Cannabis Industry

Future Uncertain, as Speculators Pour Money into Cannabis Industry The adversarial stance of The Trump Administration’s toward cannabis has yellow lights flashing in the growing industry, but speculators’ money continues to pour in. Marijuana focused companies raised more than $731-M between 1 January and 21 April, an almost 7X increase from the same frame last […]

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Betting on Risky Production Methods

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Betting on Risky Production Methods

Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA) Betting on Risky Production Methods $TSLA, $F, $VLKAY Tesla’s (NASDAQ:TSLA) CEO, Elon Musk has taken many risks with “way out” technology in his company’s cars on the way to passing Ford (NYSE:F) market value. Now Mr. Musk is pushing the boundaries in the factory that makes his EVs (electric vehicles). Conventional automakers test […]

China Setting Out to Consolidate its Gold Mining Industry

China Setting Out to Consolidate its Gold Mining Industry

China Setting Out to Consolidate its Gold Mining Industry $GLD China’s official news agency Xinhua reported this week that the country is set increase annual Gold output to 500 tonnes by the Y 2020 from around 450 tonnes currently. China overtook South Africa as the #1 miner of the precious Yellow metal in Y 2007. […]

Investor Caution Urged, Future of Cannabis Industry Unclear

Investor Caution Urged, Future of Cannabis Industry Unclear

Investor Caution Urged, Future of Cannabis Industry Unclear $GWPH, $INSY, $ACBFF, $AXIM, $SLTK Looking for The Trump Administration to crack down on Recreational Marijuana The cannabis industry analysts urge caution, saying it is difficult to estimate how many marijuana businesses will be shuttered by the strict Law & Order Trump Administration DOJ as begins enforcing federal laws […]

Local Talent To Drive GCC’s Cyber Security Industry

Local Talent To Drive GCC’s Cyber Security Industry

Local Talent To Drive GCC’s Cyber Security Industry Cyber security companies are now looking to develop talent locally The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) has the potential to develop its own cyber security industry rather than rely on international talent, according to 2 leading executives. Speaking on the sidelines of an event in Abu Dhabi, the […]

The Trump Administration and Legalized Marijuana

The Trump Administration and Legalized Marijuana

The Trump Administration and Legalized Marijuana Incoming Attorney General, Senator Jeff Sessions (R:AL) has taken a firm and consistent stand against legalization of Marijuana. If confirmed by the US Senate, and he will  be, AG Sessions is widely thought to be likely to abandon the Obama Administration’s “look the other way” policy on state laws […]

Auto Industry Will Push for Rollback of Fuel Economy Regulations

Auto Industry Will Push for Rollback of Fuel Economy Regulations

Auto Industry Will Push for Rollback of Fuel Economy Regulations $F FoMoCo (NYSE:F) plans to push President Elect Donald Trump to soften US and state fuel-economy rules that hurt profits by forcing automakers to build more EV’s (electric cars) and hybrids than are warranted by customer demand. In Y 2008, there were 12 EVs offered […]

Sub-prime Car Loan Delinquency Augurs Trouble for Auto Industry

Sub-prime Car Loan Delinquency Augurs Trouble for Auto Industry

Sub-prime Car Loan Delinquency Augurs Trouble for Auto Industry $F, FCAU, GM The New York Fed warns that surging delinquency rates for subprime auto loans are a “significant concern” about the real health of the car industry. “The worsening in the delinquency rate of subprime auto loans is pronounced, with a notable increase during the […]

China’s New Fashion: Health, Wellness & Fitness

China’s New Fashion: Health, Wellness & Fitness

China’s New Fashion: Health, Wellness & Fitness Some say this news trend is driven by the increasingly ripped stars in Hollywood blockbusters and spread on social media. Pictures of running tracks, steps, and amazing handstands are sweeping microblog Weibo and Twitter-like WeChat. Registration for some marathons is harder than buying a train ticket for the […]

Donald Trump’s Win ‘Put the Polling Industry Out of Business’

Donald Trump’s Win ‘Put the Polling Industry Out of Business’

Donald Trump’s Win ‘Put the Polling Industry Out of Business’ A Donald Trump victory in Tuesday night’s US Presidential election could send pollsters looking for work. Donald Trump is on the path to the White House. His winning the Presidency go against many of the polls that showed Democrat Hillary Clinton was leading entering Election […]

California, Its Quest to Legalize Recreational Marijuana

California, Its Quest to Legalize Recreational Marijuana

California, Its Quest to Legalize Recreational Marijuana California’s state capital region could reap 20,000 jobs and generate $4.2-B in business if it becomes a hub for a legalized marijuana industry, a study released Monday showed. The report from the University of the Pacific in Stockton was commissioned by the cannabis investment company Truth Enterprises, just […]

Ferrari Shows Off All of its Cars at Goodwood Festival of Speed

Ferrari Shows Off All of its Cars at Goodwood Festival of Speed

Ferrari Shows Off All of its Cars at Goodwood Festival of Speed $RACE Welcome to Goodwood where every Summer a party is hosted but it is unlike any other conventional party that you have seen or attended. This “garden” party is for the automobile world where all the royalty gather with their loyal subjects in […]

London Fashion Week Opens, Big Names on the Catwalk

London Fashion Week Opens, Big Names on the Catwalk

London Fashion Week Opens, Big Names on the Catwalk The Fashion Spotlight is on London Fashion Week, with a series of shows planned for the days ahead. The focus will be on British Style and creativity, but will include many contributors from other parts of the world. Friday’s lineup included Paul Costelloe, Aquascutum, Bora Aksu […]

The “Headaches” of the Legal Marijuana Industry

The “Headaches” of the Legal Marijuana Industry

The “Headaches” of the Legal Marijuana Industry The legal-marijuana industry faces many challenges to doing business. Most companies in the space are frozen out of bank, cannot use credit cards for transactions, and cannot get loans, huge headaches for the industry. And marijuana is like any other commodity: when there’s a supply glut, the price […]

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update In a surprise move, the conservative American Legion comes out for cannabis rescheduling, Arkansas medical marijuana initiatives see lawsuits fly, Ohio is now a medical marijuana state, and more.  NationalAt the end of August, the American Legion called for marijuana to be rescheduled. The nation’s largest veterans’ organization has passed a resolution […]

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update

Medical Marijuana Update Which states will be voting on medical marijuana this year is becoming clearer, but is not completely settled; a new study finds that marijuana is not implicated with bad organ transplant outcomes, and more.  National Last Friday, a study found that marijuana use is not associated with bad organ transplant outcomes. A […]

Another Democratic ‘Tax & Spend’ Administration = Recession

Another Democratic ‘Tax & Spend’ Administration = Recession

Another Democratic ‘Tax & Spend’ Administration = Recession $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Hillary Clinton got hammered from all directions Monday. Mrs. Clinton is trying come up with a new and inspiring idea to jump-start a anemic US economy and help the financially stressed middle class. The progressive/left really does not know  how to and will […]

Exclusive Interview with John Cannizzo, founding Chairman of cautiosystems

Exclusive Interview with John Cannizzo, founding Chairman of cautiosystems

Exclusive Interview with John Cannizzo, founding Chairman of cautiosystems, Inc., a private company. Friday, after the close of a very volatile week in the global stock markets (post-Brexit) I happily sat down with John Cannizzo, the founding Chairman, President and Chief Technology Officer of cautiosystems to discuss the importance and benefits to the industry, community […]

Japanese Economy Hard to Grow with Declining Workforce

Japanese Economy Hard to Grow with Declining Workforce

Japanese Economy Hard to Grow with Declining Workforce The fundamental problem of the Japanese economy is its declining workforce, an Australia international economist said recently in an  interview. Joseph Capurso, Commonwealth Bank of Australia international economist, said: “It’s very hard to grow your economy when your workforce is falling.” The May Markit/Nikkei manufacturing PMI declined […]

We Live in Interesting and Disruptive Times

We Live in Interesting and Disruptive Times

We Live in Interesting and Disruptive Times The Chinese greeting, ‘may you live in interesting times’ is a metaphor for life in the 21st Century. Over the past several years we have seen major changes and developments for the in the Television and Advertising industries, the impact of most of those changes are only understood in […]

Government Regulations Cost US Companies $4-T+

Government Regulations Cost US Companies $4-T+

Government Regulations Cost US Companies $4-T+ $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX The cost of US regulations is larger than Germany’s economy, amounting to a $4-T loss to the American economy, according to a report Thursday. The study by the Mercatus Center at George Mason University found that regulations over the past several decades amount to a […]

Play God With Nature, Get Burned

Play God With Nature, Get Burned

Play God With Nature, Get Burned GMO food has been touted as the savior of the world; feed the hungry, make farming more profitable and minimize the use of pesticides, and it is safe. Lots of scientists have confirmed that GMO food is safe for consumption despite the public’s support for restrictions on such food […]

Nigeria And China Firms To Develope A Cocoa Hub

Nigeria And China Firms To  Develope A Cocoa Hub

Nigeria And China Firms To Develope A Cocoa Hub The southwest Nigeria’s state of Osun Thursday said it has partner a Chinese firm to transform the state into a Hub of Cocoa production. State governor Rauf Aregbesola made the remarks in Ede town during a facility tour of the resuscitated Cocoa Production Industry in partnership […]