Month: May 2018

zerohedge May 31, 2018

Authored by Lance Roberts via RealInvestmentAdvice.com, Today, more now than ever, we are barraged with economic data of which most is lost on the average person. One data point, however, that everyone understands is the price of oil as it directly impacts the average American where it counts the most, in the “wallet.” The price of […]

zerohedge May 31, 2018

A video clip from a new HBO documentary The Final Year has been making its way around the internet, showing a completely devastated Ben Rhodes beside himself as he tried to “process” Hillary Clinton’s historic loss in the 2016 U.S. election. Rhodes, Obama’s former deputy national security advisor for strategic communications, dons a thousand-yard-stare. “I came outside just to […]

zerohedge May 31, 2018

Authored by Ryan McMaken via The Mises Institute, In the classic 1966 film, A Man for All Seasons, the family of Thomas More – chancellor of England and eventual Catholic saint –counsels Thomas to arrest power-mad Richard Rich because they suspect (correctly) Rich will betray Thomas and because “that man’s bad.” To this, More replies “there’s no […]

klee24.de May 31, 2018

A new wave of adoption is coming to cryptocurrencies and blockchain technologies, notably from two major tech giants— Microsoft and Amazon— both of which are aiming to apply blockchain within their cloud computing arms. In the case of Microsoft, the company recently announced Azure Blockchain Workbench. The new tools will be included in the Microsoft Azure […]

klee24.de May 31, 2018

(DCNF) Former National Security Agency and Central Intelligence Agency director Michael Hayden said in a podcast on Monday that the “golden age of electronic surveillance” is coming to an end, despite reports that indicate the opposite is true. “Now we might be actually seeing another shift,” Hayden said on the podcast “Recode Decode,” citing the Christopher Steele […]

zerohedge May 31, 2018

May-hem: Small Caps Surge Most Since US Election As Crypto, Credit, & The Yield Curve Crash It all started off quite calmly and then… Or put another way… May was quite a month. Here’s the high- (and low-) lights… All major US Equity indices rose in May Small Caps surged over 6% – best month […]

klee24.de May 31, 2018

Major institutions across the U.S. are taking a stand in the debate over gun control. Many gun control advocates believe this is a great move by American corporations. But what does it mean when corporations are punishing customers for behavior that is not illegal? Could these businesses become moral police? This is a Reality Check […]

zerohedge May 31, 2018

And so, the trade wars have begun… In slightly more than a strongly-worded email  Canadian PM Justin Turdeau exclaimed his indignance at the Trump administration’s decision to impose tariffs on Canadian steel and aluminum imports, saying it is an “affront”: “Let me be clear, these tariffs are totally unacceptable,” Trudeau noted that US has a […]