40% of foods we produce in US never make it to our mouths – Anti-hunger advocate
The scale of food waste in America is becoming a staggering issue, along with the number of people going hungry in the states. Not only is the food going to waste, but the financial hit goes into the billions of dollars. However, the problem is much bigger. Sasha Stashwick, senior advocate with the […]
There’s Around $223 Trillion In The World. Here’s Who Owns Most Of It.
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It has been determined that the total world debt exceeds 223 Trillion. Google “223 Trillion” and see what you get!
TOTAL WORLD DEBT EXCEEDS […]
And then there were 21.
Hours ago on Saturday, the country whose currency is largely pegged to the dollar which itself is now anticipating a rate hike in the coming months, surprised the world by confirming its economic slowdown yet again following a recent rate cut just this past November when it lowered its benchmark rate by 40 bps, after it again cut benchmark lending and deposit rates by 25 […]
How Much Will You Pay to Park Cash as Central Banks Go Negative?
(Bloomberg) — Central banks are stooping to new lows to conquer weak inflation.
The monetary guardians of the euro area, Switzerland, Sweden and Denmark are now imposing negative interest rates on bank deposits or on funding operations that feed through to the real economy. Analysts at Commonwealth Bank of Australia reckon almost a quarter of worldwide […]
Let’s say you had a lot of #gold. And let’s say you print yuan. Next you link yuan to gold. Now, who wants dollars? http://t.co/jSqH99FlQM
— Jim Rickards (@JamesGRickards) February 28, 2015
China plans yuan-denominated gold fix this year -sources
SINGAPORE, Feb 27 (Reuters) – China plans to launch a yuan-denominated gold fix this year to be set through trading on an exchange, sources familiar with the matter said, as […]
BY JOHN WARD
From Athens to Washington via Berlin, Paris and London, we are getting the wrong policies for us, because they’re not designed to be for us in the first place
Herewith a very small proportion of some major political cockups of recent vintage:
The EU ‘annexed’ former Soviet satellites in central and eastern Europe without giving a thought to what the effect might be in terms of cheaper […]
Obama vetoes Keystone XL bill | TheHill
President Obama on Tuesday vetoed legislation authorizing construction of the Keystone XL oil pipeline, rebuffing the new Republican-led Congress amid a furious battle over Homeland Security funding.
The veto — just the third of Obama’s presidency and his first of major legislation — was made in private and without fanfare, reflecting tensions in the Democratic Party over whether the controversial pipeline should […]
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Several key stock index’s performed well in the month of February, (S&P up 5%+). The largest company in the U.S., Apple, was hot this past month, gaining over 12%. What could surprise a few is that Gas was on fire, as the Gasoline ETF UGA gained over 23%.
The table below reflects that UGA just had the strongest one month rally since […]
Rep. Mark told FOX News today that IRS officials need to be fired and prosecuted before confidence is restored in the agency.
Sources: “Bundestag backs Greek bailout extension – FT.com” http://www.ft.com/intl/cms/s/0/597925… Greek bond stock market http://www.zerohedge.com/sites/defaul… “Worried depositors rush to pull cash out of Greek banks” http://www.cnbc.com/id/102439432 “Hyrvnia Jumps as Ukraine Vows to Stop ‘Panic’ With Capital Curbs – Bloomberg Business” http://www.bloomberg.com/news/article… “FDIC: Press Releases – PR-24-2015 2/27/2015″ https://www.fdic.gov/news/news/press/… Turkey currency war http://www.zerohedge.com/sites/defaul… S&P 500 http://www.zerohedge.com/sites/defaul… PMI manufacturing http://www.zerohedge.com/sites/defaul… GDP Q4 http://www.zerohedge.com/sites/defaul… “Oil’s Big Swings Are the New Normal – WSJ” […]
David Stockman, architect of President Reagan’s economic turnaround known as ‘Morning in America’, warns of the looming collapse of free market prosperity and the destruction of American wealth.
by Adam Taggart
If you drop anybody into any momentous period in history, it’s really tough to perceive it at the time. It’s only when you look back on these things with the benefit of hindsight that you really see how historic they really are. But for many people right now who can forget the narrative and can forget what they’re being told by various interested parties, if you can […]
BY JOHN WARD
To lighten up millions of Sundays around Europe, I thought I’d alert you to the fact that there now exists an organisation called Mothers Against Wind Turbines.I think this sort of surrealism could easily catch on, and I am thus busily engaged in the formation of a powerful pressure group, Cyclists Against Traffic-Lights. It is only a matter of time before the examples offered below come to […]
Greece won’t be The first European nation To Leave The Euro?
Fourth-quarter GDP suggests the breakout pace in the prior six months was unsustainable http://t.co/XYGM5wm2R3 pic.twitter.com/hqoM92GZfo
— Real Time Economics (@WSJecon) March 1, 2015
The U.S. economy returned to its sluggish trajectory late last year, though underlying signs of strength suggest growth will pick up in 2015.
Gross domestic product, the broadest measure of goods and services produced across the economy, expanded at a 2.2% annual rate in the fourth […]