Breaking the Wall
by Miguel Perez-Santalla
Friday, 25 January 2012
It is only a matter of time until something blows…
ANYONE who knows me knows I am the type of person that sees the cup half full, writes Miguel Perez-Santalla, vice-president of business development at BullionVault’s New York office.
I always try to keep a positive attitude, even in times of struggle. But to me it is one thing to keep a positive attitude and [...]
June 17, 2012
Over the last week, the US has been outright caught lying – admittedly by Pentagon officials, regarding Russian gunships being shipped to Syria. In New York Times’ “Copters in Syria May Not Be New, U.S. Officials Say,” a senior defense department official admitted when US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton made her fraudulent claim regarding Russian weapon shipments, she “put a little spin on it to put [...]
by Stan Abrams, China Hearsay
now for something completely different — just because I can. Hard to resist this story about a draconian set of rules at a high school in Hangzhou whose administration seems obsessed with public displays of affection. You have to read the entire China Daily article to appreciate this nonsense:
A sophomore at Hangzhou Changhe High School said female and male students are not allowed to show up on campus in pairs, Hangzhou-based Qianjiang [...]
Nowhere are people buzzing more about Greg Smith than Wall Street.
In case you missed it, Greg Smith was a Goldman Sachs banker who penned and published a scathing resignation letter in the New York Times op-ed section. Smith described the workplace as “toxic and destructive,” and he emphasized that the firm’s top priority was making money at the cost of clients.
While Goldman Sachs obviously has its own problems to deal with, the rest of Wall Street is [...]
Congressman says he has “theories” that foul play may be involved
March 12, 2012
In a conversation with reporters in Missouri this weekend, GOP presidential candidate Ron Paul said that he and his supporters were suspicious about the outcomes of several caucuses because the crowds and volumes of support have been much bigger for him than for any other candidate.
“Quite frankly I don’t think the other candidates get crowds like this, [...]