Grand jury indicts trooper for perjury in Sandra Bland case
By Dan Frosch
Published: Jan 6, 2016 6:11 p.m. ET
Woman was found dead in jail cell after traffic stop, spurring national outcry
A woman holds a poster bearing the portrait of Sandra Bland during a rally last...
The Trouble With China
Stock-market bulls’ hope that the big emerging nation will save the global economy by encouraging spending by its consumers. But that seems to be more pipe dream than reality.
Jonathan R. Laing
January 2, 2016
More than butterflies were flapping their wings in...
Gun stocks slip as analyst questions whether sales surge driven by new owners
By Steve Goldstein
Published: Jan 6, 2016 3:04 p.m. ET
Smith & Wesson gets downgraded
Attendees look over hand guns in the Smith & Wesson booth.
Gun stocks fell Wednesday, as an analyst raised...
Most Americans are one paycheck away from the street
By Quentin Fottrell
Published: Jan 6, 2016 10:52 a.m. ET
Some 63% of people can’t deal with a $500 emergency
Most households struggle to cope with financial surprises.
Americans are starting 2016 with more job security...
Up on the menu bar, you will see a tab for 'World map'
Gold Silver miners, shops, dealers, museums,
Check it out, each pin is a location, and click on them.
We can add over time as members get us intel accordingly.
Nervous FX Traders Are Buying Dollars And Yen
By Kathy LienForexJan 05, 2016 05:23PM ET
By Kathy Lien, Managing Director of FX Strategy for BK Asset Management.
During the North American trading session, the U.S. dollar and Japanese yen held onto their gains, reflecting the...
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Forget The Past? The Energy Report 12/31/15
Thursday, December 31, 2015
by Phil Flynn of The PRICE Futures Group
Should auld markets be forgot and never brought to mind? Should auld markets be forgot and auld lang sine?
Not on you life! Oil put in its second back to back losing years since...
Does The National Debt Supercycle Override The Normal Interest Rate Cycle?
by Daniel R. Amerman, CFA
Markets and economies usually run in cycles and there have been numerous previous reversals where falling interest rates have been replaced by rising interest rates. The soothing reassurances...
2016 Outlook for Precious Metals
12/31/2015 | Jordan Roy-Byrne, CMT | Featured
The precious metals sector will close 2015 entrenched in a seemingly forever bear market. Most of the sector has been in a bear market for over four and a half years. Gold’s bear market will reach four and a half...
7 Predictions for 2016: Gold, Energy, Stocks, Bitcoin
Despite my hesitation in writing another piece like this, people seem to love prediction articles. It used to be an easier task to simply identify and go with the trends, but so much is now up to the whims of central planners that it is...
A “WITCH’S BREW” BUBBLING IN BOND ETFs
We believe the Credit Cycle has turned and with it will come some massive unexpected shocks. One of these will be the fall out in the Bond Market, centered around the dramatic growth explosion in Bond ETFs coupled with the post financial crisis regulatory...
Financial Armageddon Approaches As U.S. Banks Have 247 Trillion Dollars Of Exposure To Derivatives
December 30th, 2015
Did you know that there are 5 “too big to fail” banks in the United States that each have exposure to derivatives contracts that is in excess of 30 trillion dollars...
Friday, January 1, 2016
Robert V. Villaflor
Natural Resources: Looking Into 2016
As we say goodbye to 2015, we wanted to thank our community for another year, reflect on 2015 and share some of our expectations for the year ahead.
2015 was anything but a dull year, and...
The Next Big Short——Jeff Bezos’ Brobdingnagian Bubble
by David Stockman • December 31, 2015
If you have forgotten your Gulliver’s Travels, recall that Jonathan Swift described the people of Brobdingnag as being as tall as church steeples and having a ten foot stride. Everything else was in...
Hey up guys, now that the storms are past, and we are in final stages of setup and getting ready to hit the cruise control,
Moved the last 2 threads on the conversion down to the site activity area.
Let's use this thread for any suggestions, setup issues, missing thread issues and other?
North Pole bracing for sweater weather
By Greg Robb
Published: Dec 31, 2015 7:49 a.m. ET
Temperatures expected to rise above freezing this week, or 50 degrees higher than normal
Arctic sea ice seen in September 2014. The red line in this image shows the 1981-2010 average...
Fire engulfs Dubai hotel near world’s tallest building
Published: Dec 31, 2015 2:57 p.m. ET
Blaze broke out just before fireworks displays for New Year’s Eve
People run from the burning The Address Hotel in downtown Dubai on Thursday.
At least two explosions...
First tanker carrying U.S. crude exports sets off from Texas
By Lynn Cook and Erin Ailworth
Published: Dec 31, 2015 6:27 p.m. ET
Foreign-bound oil is first since 40-year ban was recently lifted
An oil tanker discharges its load of crude oil at the Port of Corpus...
Microsoft failed to warn victims of Chinese email hack: former employees
SAN FRANCISCO | By Joseph Menn
experts concluded several years ago that Chinese authorities had hacked into more than a thousand Hotmail email accounts, targeting international leaders of China’s Tibetan and Uighur minori"...