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The Day Has Arrived: As Of Today Prime Money Markets Can Suspend Withdrawals – Here Are The Implications

The Day Has Arrived: As Of Today Prime Money Markets Can Suspend Withdrawals - Here Are The Implications The big day has finally arrived: starting...

President Trump Cancels Obama Deal with Cuba, Enforces New Trade/Travel Restrictions

Never understood why we ever dropped them. Oh wait, we had an anti-American president for the last several years. President Trump canceled the "one-sided...

Eastern Caribbean Recovery Bill Could Top $1 billion

The UN has begun assessing damage in the eastern Caribbean region, which was hit hardest by Hurricanes Irma and Maria, and needless to say...

100 Kilogram Canadian Gold Coin, Worth $4.5 million, Stolen from German Museum

New York Times You could never palm it, flip it or plunk it into a vending machine. But apparently it can be pinched: The world’s...

Another Massive Corruption Scandal Erupts in Brazil Over Tainted Meat Exports

Bloomberg Brazil’s government moved to head off a crisis over allegations that meat exporters had bribed inspectors to approve tainted beef for sale and export...

Bernie’s Dream Come True – NY to Make College Free

Huzzah! New York staters will soon be able to send their children to state colleges for free: Under terms of the deal, the program would...

Walmart Expands Its Online Muscle by Buying Up Brands

A few months ago, I talked about how Walmart is planning to create a "virtual mall" to challenge Amazon. Lord & Taylor joined with...

NYC to Sue Verizon for Botched FiOS Rollout

Ars Technica New York City today filed a lawsuit against Verizon. The city claims Verizon failed to complete a citywide fiber rollout by 2014 as required...

Goldman Sachs: India Returning to Barter System as Cash Vanishes

Zero Hedge India continues to stagger from bad to worse followinhg Modi's demonetization. With just 35% of ATMs nationwide operational, Goldman warns the shortage of...

Border wall prototypes to be erected in San Diego

U.S. Customs and Border enforcement said Monday that bidding on the border wall will begin construction in a community called Otay Mesa, in San...

Winning: Mexico Eager to Discuss “Modernizing” NAFTA With Trump

Bloomberg Mexico is willing to hold talks with U.S. President-elect Donald Trump to modernize the North American Free Trade Agreement, President Enrique Pena Nieto said. Mexico...

BREAKING: Italian Government set to nationalize Monte Paschi

Spartans, we have been discussing the imminent failure of the Italian bank, Monte Paschi. They have had to raise at least $5 billion euro...

President Donald Trump to lay the groundwork for weakening CAFE standards

Newsmax: Moving forcefully against Obama-era environmental rules, President Donald Trump is set to announce in Michigan plans to re-examine federal requirements that regulate the fuel...

S&P to Withdraw US Virgin Islands’ Credit Rating After Governor’s Threat

This is pretty typical of the behavior of a bankrupt state. When the credit rating downgrades get too embarrassing, bluster in front of the...

Trump brings in 8,000 jobs…while on vacation

From Breitbart: President-elect Donald Trump personally announced this evening that he had just heard from Sprint and OneWeb that they had plans to bring more...

Yahoo to change name to Altaba

Forbes Yahoo announced last week that it would be changing its name to Altaba upon completion of Verizon acquiring core Yahoo - seemingly to reflect...

US Virgin Islands Wasted Hurricane Relief Money in Years Past

Their government is going to have some very hard questions to answer once the initial shock of the hurricane's passing is through: The U.S. Virgin...

Making New York Great Again: Tesla, Panasonic to build solar cells in Buffalo

From Yahoo: Japanese electronics company Panasonic and U.S. electric car maker Tesla said Tuesday they plan to begin production of solar cells at a factory...

Part 2 – Securitized Mortgage Lending – Changing Lending Practices that led to the Housing Crisis

  Part 1 of this series, the Housing Crisis and Recovery, discussed many of the factors and regulatory actions that prepped the stage for the development of...

Rendering unto Caesar: Are CHRISTIANS cheapskate tippers?

Most servers will tell you that the worst shift to work is Sunday lunch. When asked why, they'll respond, "Because Christians don't tip." In...

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