Once a month (or so), I share a dozen things that have inspired me to greater personal, professional, and financial success in my life. I hope they bring similar success to your life. 1. Galileo on learning “You cannot teach a man anything; you can only help him find it within himself.” – Galileo At first, I thought this quote was silly. Show More Summary
Consider how our views of various lines of work have been shaped by television characters. Seinfeld's Newman provides a memorable example.
Authored by William Blum, originally posted at Strategic-Culture.org, On November 16, at a State Department press briefing, department spokesperson John Kirby was having one of his frequent adversarial dialogues with Gayane Chichakyan, a reporter for RT (Russia Today); this time concerning U.S. Show More Summary
There was a time when having a pretty good product or service in a market where you knew your customers and they knew you were all that it took to have a successful business. Today, a product or service that is only "pretty good" places...Show More Summary
We’re now hearing it very loudly from political prognosticators, after hearing it from millions of Americans: Government and politics have not served a growing group of Americans. Last month’s surprise election outcome taught us that...Show More Summary
Amazon latest innovation is... a truck. The tech company will haul insane amounts of data in its Amazon Snowmobile, a truck that Amazon Web Services unveiled on Wednesday. If you saw the Snowmobile on the highway, you'd just think it was a regular old truck. Show More Summary
By Natalie Munio Netflix makes holiday travel less painful, CNN taps Casey Neistat for his millennial following, Amazon enters the header bidding race, OK Go has another amazing video (and a good cause to go with it), and the Salvation...Show More Summary
Reprise: Loreena McKennitt sings "The Old Ways."
The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) has released their “jobs report” for November. The post Not In Labor Force Jumps 446K In November, Wage Growth Declines was originally published at The Wall Street Examiner. Follow the money!
The US Presidential Election was held on November 8, 2016 and resulted in a victory for Donald Trump rather than Planet Hillary (Clinton). What has happened since November 8th? The post The Presidential Election Effect In Six Charts (Hensarling Correction & Wage Growth Slows To 2009 Levels) was originally published at The Wall Street Examiner. Follow the money!
Your true love will need to raise their budget for your Christmas gifts this year. PNC released its annual Christmas Price Index on Friday, and it showed that prices for items from the 12 Days of Christmas carol rose by 0.7% from last year. Show More Summary
People are wired to crave the newest version of products, from iPhones to shampoo.
The US Treasury 10 year- 2 year yield curve slope surged to its highest level since December 7, 2015. The post US Treasury 10Y-2Y Yield Curve Surges To Highest Level Since December 7, 2015 (Break-even Rate Rises Above 2%) was originally published at The Wall Street Examiner. Follow the money!
I could listen to Howard Jacobson all day long.
Starbucks announced Thursday that its CEO Howard Schultz is stepping down next year. Schultz will be appointed executive chairman and and Kevin Johnson, the company's current president and COO, will assume the CEO position April 3. Schultz...Show More Summary
Carrier employees are rejoicing Donald Trump's announcement on Thursday that their company will be keeping more than 1,000 jobs in Indiana. It's a reversal from Carrier's statement nearly a year ago that the Indianapolis-based air-conditioning...Show More Summary
President-elect Donald Trump has chosen 66-year-old retired Marine General James N. "Mad-Dog" Mattis to be secretary of defense, according to The Washington Post. An announcement is likely by early next week, according to the people familiar with the decision. Show More Summary
Why There Is So Much Pro-War Reporting? There are seven reasons that the mainstream media and the largest “alternative” media websites are both pro-war. 1. Self-Censorship by Journalists There is tremendous self-censorship by journalists. A...Show More Summary
The way Pourandokht Banayan tells it, she and her husband built the very first "Persian Palace" in Beverly Hills. The boxy yellow house bears the telltale mark of the now-outlawed style: four of those two-story columns out front. ItShow More Summary
Submitted by Martin Armstrong via ArmstrongEconomics.com, Gallup first began asking if Americans trusted the mainstream media in 1972. America’s trust and confidence in mainstream media stood at its highest level back in 1976 at 72%....Show More Summary