The EU wants to put another round of sanctions on Russia; and get this, Greece is signaling it will veto that action. So, not only does the recently elected Greece leadership want debt forgiveness, it also looks like it is going to side with Russia over more sanctions. Greece is a NATO country, and it’s making noises that may close NATO military bases and withdraw from the alliance. All […]
David Stockman is calling out Barry and the Fed.
“Obama is talking about a symptom, but he’s clueless as to the cause. The cause is not capitalism. The cause is not some entrepreneur out there trying to invent something and improve the performance of his business. The problem is in the Eccles building [home to the main office of the Fed] and in the 12 people sitting there and […]
Freedom’s just another word for no banks left to lose. Why Greece might really leave the euro. http://t.co/HcwuLGQEIB pic.twitter.com/mLwNejIKE2
— Matt O'Brien (@ObsoleteDogma) January 30, 2015
The world’s worst portmanteau is back: Grexit.
That’s short for “Greek exit,” as in Greece leaving the euro. And it’s once again a possibility now that the left-wing, anti-austerity party Syriza has won power in the latest elections. The risk, as I’ve said […]
The reason why some countries are rich and others poor depends on the quality of their institutions, the culture they have, the natural resources they find and what latitude they’re on.
It’s not only Greece which is challenging the EU – Spain’s echoing Athens’ example and witnessing the rapid rise of a left-wing party. It’s called ‘Podemos’, which means ‘We can’.
RT spoke to Lola Sanchez, a Euro MP for Spain’s Podemos Party, which is keen to follow Greece’s example. She says that Brussels has no choice but to listen to Athens.
Los Angeles, Washington, DC and San Diego are three of the most stressed out cities in the US. Looking at factors such as unemployment rates, traffic and cost of living, RT’s Manila Chan determined which cities will most get your blood boiling.
Jason Burack of Wall Street for Main St interviewed returning guest Charles Ortel http://charlesortel.com/.
Charles is a longtime Wall St veteran, Managing Director of Newport Value Partners, a firm that provides research to hedge funds, institutions and high net worth individuals, a well accomplished value investor, a columnist for the Washington Times and he also has a radio show for the Washington Times.
Charles’ articles can be found here: […]
President Barack Obama’s administration has submitted a record shattering budget request to Congress, asking legislators to approve $534 billion in Pentagon spending for 2016. Although defense spending perennially increases, this year’s amount is the largest ever, and does not even include the billions needed to fund the ongoing wars in Afghanistan, Iraq and Syria. Stephen Miles, advocacy director of Win Without War, breaks down why the Nobel laureate is […]
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http://RealGoldMoney.com | Gold investors were able to salvage some points from earlier volatility as the precious metals sector regained momentum mid-week following a pullback in US dollar valuations. Downbeat earnings reports from major industry leaders such as Caterpillar, Procter & Gamble, and Microsoft pressured the greenback and the underlying equity indices, which lost an average of more than one-and-a-half percent on Tuesday. Despite the outperformance of technology related companies, […]
Russian military planes flying near UK airspace caused “disruption to civil aviation” on Wednesday, the Foreign Office has said.
It said the two Russian planes did not enter UK airspace, but the manoeuvres were “part of increasing pattern of out-of-area operations” by Russia.
The planes were “escorted” by RAF jets “throughout the time they were in the UK area of interest”, officials added.
Russia’s ambassador has been summoned to […]
Another foot of #snow for some. (Sorry, we're just the messengers. Blame Winter Storm #Kari.) http://t.co/p6F6Ii8SpE pic.twitter.com/Ha9UuwCow5
— The Weather Channel (@weatherchannel) January 30, 2015
Fresh off the heels of Winter Storm Juno, Winter Storm Kari is bringing more snow to those still digging out in the Northeast.
With 1 to 3 feet of snow already sitting on the ground, another round of snow and wind is probably the […]