Poland Calls Migration a Threat to Europe

Poland Calls Migration a Threat to Europe

Poland Calls Migration a Threat to Europe + The Latest on Europe’s migration crisis Migrants have been arriving in northwestern Bosnia to try to cross to Croatia then to Western Europe. Poland’s Interior Minister says other European countries are coming around to his nation’s view that Europe’s capacity to absorb new migrants is limited. Joachim […]

Tropical Storm Gordon Lashing South Florida

Tropical Storm Gordon Lashing South Florida

Tropical Storm Gordon Lashing South Florida Monday, Tropical Storm Gordon lashed South Florida with heavy rains and high winds, and is expected to strengthen into a hurricane when it hits the central US Gulf Coast. Gordon formed into a tropical storm near the Florida Keys early Monday as it moved west-northwest at 17 mph. The […]

Asian Markets Bet on Success in Trade War

Asian Markets Bet on Success in Trade War

Asia stocks opened sharply lower on Thursday, joining a global sell-off on concerns over Turkey’s financial crisis but later pared losses on news that China and the US would hold trade talks. Equities across the region suffered steep losses at the opening bell, with Tokyo and Shanghai off by more than one percent, dragged down […]

Trade War Continues to Lower Commodity Prices

Commodities declined in July due to increased potential for rising production in energy commodities and lower demand expectations for base metals. The Bloomberg Commodity Index Total Return performance was lower for the month, with 15 out of 22 Index constituents posting losses. Credit Suisse Asset Management observed the following: Industrial Metals declined 4.69%, with all […]

Trade War Turns Serious

Trade War Turns Serious

Accusing China of not negotiating “seriously” on trade, the Trump administration has released a list of products it wants to impose a ten percent tariff on, amounting to $200 billion. The new tariffs would kick in within 60 days. The 200-page document, released on Tuesday by the US Trade Representative’s office, gives notice to those […]

Travel Warning: Indonesia is Anti-Gay

Travel Warning: Indonesia is Anti-Gay

Travel Warning: Indonesia is Anti-Gay Don’t be fooled in to thinking Bali is some special Buddhist Island, Bali is part of Indonesia and it is an increasingly dangerous place to be Gay. If you are Gay it is probably best to skip Bali, if you do not like a regime that deliberately oppresses Gay people, […]

Dangerous Day of Asteroids

Dangerous Day of Asteroids

The Earth will experience a number of (relatively) close calls in one day, as NASA reports that an alarming total of five asteroids will hurtle towards – but happily not quite at – our planet. READ MORE: Cosmic fender-bender: NASA’s asteroid-hunting probe develops mysterious dent . The Center for Near Earth Object Studies at NASA’s […]

Trump Brings North Korea in from the Cold

Trump Brings North Korea in from the Cold

Trump Brings North Korea in from the Cold North Korea plans to close its nuclear weapons test site in May and give South Korean and US experts and the media access to the process, South Korea says. The closure was apparently decided upon when North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in […]

Cancer Risk and Coffee? No Real Evidence of Any!

Cancer Risk and Coffee? No Real Evidence of Any!

Cancer Risk and Coffee? No Real Evidence of Any! Health experts say the controversial warning overstates the risks and that the health benefits of drinking coffee far outweigh any potential downsides. More California “Nut Country” action. Recently, a California  judge ruled that coffee sellers must post scary warnings about cancer risks. The Big Q: How […]

Muslim Refugee Burned Holocaust Survivor to Death in Paris

Muslim Refugee Burned Holocaust Survivor to Death in Paris

Muslim Refugee Burned Holocaust Survivor to Death in Paris A man was arrested after the body of an 85-year-old Holocaust survivor was found in her incinerated Paris apartment with 11 stab wounds. French-Jewish groups are calling on police to find out if the crime was anti-Semitic. Authorities have refused to name the suspect but there […]

Travel Warning: Paris is a Dangerous City

Travel Warning: Paris is a Dangerous City

Travel Warning: Paris is a Dangerous City Macron has failed France The levels of drug-related crime in parts of the Paris Metro have seemingly spiralled so out-of-control that train drivers are refusing to stop at certain stations. The Unsa RATP union, which represents the Paris Metro and bus network, has sent a letter to Gerard […]

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Is Formula One, Ross Brawn Knows It

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Is Formula One, Ross Brawn Knows It

F1: Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) Is Formula One, Ross Brawn Knows It $RACE, $FCAU Liberty Media’s Managing Director of Motorsports, Ross Brawn sent a olive branch disguised as a warning to Ferrari (NYSE:RACE) after its latest F1 quit threats and seems confident the motorsport can survive if the iconic Italian manufacturer ankled. Mr. Brawn, eager to please […]

Big Coffee in California Courts

Big Coffee in California Courts

Big Coffee in California Courts $SBUX A cup of Coffee in California could soon make us think 2X before the 1st sip. A nonprofit group wants Coffee manufacturers, distributors and retailers to post ominous warnings about a cancer-causing chemical brewed in every pot, and has been presenting evidence in a Los Angeles courtroom to make […]

The Language of the Left is “Doublespeak”

The Language of the Left is “Doublespeak”

The Language of the Left is “Doublespeak” George Orwell introduced the language of doublespeak in his dystopian novel “1984” published in 1949. Doublespeak is the language of opposites. Up is down and down is up. The word doublespeak derives from 2 Orwellian words “doublethink” and “newspeak.” Doublethink is when a person accepts 2 mutually contradictory […]

Refugee Crisis Has Left Europe a War Zone

The European migrant crisis, or the European refugee crisis, began in 2015 when rising numbers of people arrived illegally in the European Union, traveling across the Mediterranean Sea or overland through Southeast Europe. The trend was brought to the world’s attention during the 2015/2016 New Year’s Eve celebrations, there were mass sexual assaults, at least […]

World War 3: Trump Warns of War

World War 3: Trump Warns of War

World War 3: Trump Warns of War Trump warned of war in a shockingly frank interview today. Trump said on Thursday a major conflict with North Korea is possible in the standoff over its nuclear and missile programs, but he would prefer a diplomatic outcome to the dispute. “There is a chance that we could […]

Red Flag Warning for Southern California

Red Flag Warning for Southern California

Red Flag Warning for Southern California A Red Flag warning indicating a high risk of wildfire will be in force in mountain, forest and valley areas of the Southern California from Tuesday to Thursday because of fierce winds, low humidity, high temperatures and very dry vegetation. Tuesday’s temperatures will be close to, or at normal […]

Tropical Storm Warning for Florida’s Gulf Coast

Tropical Storm Warning for Florida’s Gulf Coast

Tropical Storm Warning for Florida’s Gulf Coast Forecasters warn of severe thunderstorms along the East Coast and have issued a tropical storm warning for Florida’s Gulf Coast. National forecasters also issued a tropical storm warning for Florida’s Gulf Coast after a tropical depression gusting winds around 35 mph formed about 125 miles northwest of Cozumel, […]

Looking at Equity Markets for Economic Signals is a “Mistake”

Looking at Equity Markets for Economic Signals is a “Mistake”

Looking at Equity Markets for Economic Signals is a “Mistake” $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX Volatility in stocks and bonds was part of the FOMC’s consideration for slowing interest rate increases in February. Now a Fed economist attached to the central bank’s Dallas branch says that “relying on the equity market for economic signals is a […]