Submitted by Michael Snyder via The Economic Collapse blog, Why has Barack Obama airdropped 50 tons of ammunition into areas that “moderate rebels” in Syria supposedly control? This is essentially the equivalent of poking the Russians directly in the eyes. Show More Summary
The CBOE Skew index, a measure of tail risk for the S&P 500 index, just exploded. The post Skew (S&P 500 Crash Risk) Rises To Highest Level Ever! appeared first on The Wall Street Examiner. Follow the money! See and understand the liquidity...Show More Summary
While the world has had decades of opportunities to observe nature slowly reclaiming the consequences of human civilization, particularly at the site of the original nuclear disaster, Chernobyl, there has been far less media coverage...Show More Summary
It worked even better than other anti-bias programs.
We hear a lot about cultural differences between Baby Boomers and Millennials and even us Gen-Xers get stuck in the middle. (I was a middle child and now I’m a middle generation, and boy, I’m feeling neglected! Somebody get me some cake.) Baby Boomers and Millennials do clash—as well they should—old people always think the […]
The soundtrack for "Divorce Italian Style."
Physical beauty may be the ultimate focus of this intense two-minute breast-cancer PSA from cosmetics chain Ulta—but the moving message it delivers is far from skin deep. Mullen Lowe created the ad, which is meant to raise funds for research during and beyond Breast Cancer Month. Show More Summary
Finding the hackers, problem-solvers, and other people impatient for change.
Budweiser owner AB InBev has reached an agreement with Miller maker SABMiller to combine forces in the biggest beer deal of the decade. As part of the new deal, AB InBev has raised its offer for SABMiller to £44 ($67.62) a share, valuing...Show More Summary
The trailers for: "We Have a Pope" "Youth" "I Am Love" "The French Minister" "Vincere" "The Hateful 8" "The Conformist" "Divergent"
Marc Faber has again encouraged individuals to own physical gold, to be wary of possible government confiscation and said that the big question is where to store your gold. “ … But I would say an individual should definitely own some...Show More Summary
People with concealed weapon licenses would be allowed to carry guns inside the buildings and classrooms of Wisconsin’s public universities and colleges under a bill introduced Monday by two state legislators. According to the Wisconsin State Journal article, the bills sponsors argue that if only students were armed to the teeth, any gunmen would be […]
Dell is paying $67 billion in cash and stock to buy up EMC, a $54 billion IT titan best known for its data storage products, in the biggest tech merger deal ever. Plus, Dell gets a controlling stake in VMware, a $34 billion cloud computing...Show More Summary
A ‘This American Life’ podcast takes you behind the scenes
Submitted by Daniel Drew via Dark-Bid.com, Many portfolio managers have spent hours backtesting numerous variables looking for the holy grail of capital markets. Theoretically, profit margins should be the ultimate driver of returns....Show More Summary
The US Surprise Index remains in negative territory indicating that economic news releases are negative compared with economist’s expectations. The post Surprise! Economic Surprises Negative As M2 Money Velocity Continues To Tank appeared first on The Wall Street Examiner. Show More Summary
Oh, Amazon. Last week at re:Invent, the annual conference for market-leading public cloud provider Amazon Web Services, vice president of infrastructure Jerry Hunter included a photo in his presentation of networking hardware from a Google data center. The Google Cloud Platform directly competes with Amazon Web Services. So this is either the result of some […]
As children, we begin our interaction with the world through shapes, building blocks, and Legos. As times goes on, we lose that willingness to create as we fall back on more passive activities, watching TV shows rather than creating...
Your wish is James Harden's command. Or it was, at least, for one day. Last Thursday marked the culmination of Foot Locker's #PlayMyTweet campaign from BBDO New York. For two weeks prior, the brand had invited consumers to pose challenges to the Houston Rockets star, via Twitter. Show More Summary