Billionaire George Soros made a trading windfall from Brexit due to a $100 million bet against Deutsche Bank, a sizable put option bets against the S&P 500 Index, and a large holding in defensives Barrick Gold and the SPDR Gold Trus...
The interesting question is who does a third party candidate help or hurt? In 1992, it definitely pulled votes away from George H.W. Bush, and likely wont he election for Bill Clinton; today, given the fewer people who support TrumpShow More Summary
As Donald Trump, the presumptive Republican nominee, has stepped up his nativist and inflammatory rhetoric, more and more Republicans have tried to distance themselves from the party and its nominee. Stephen Colbert uses their leaving to masterful effect.
[George Orwell: Wells, Hitler and the World State](http://www.bradford-delong.com/2013/06/george-orwell-wells-hitler-and-the-world-state.html): Paul Krugman sends us to George Orwell writing in the summer of 1941: >Wells, Hitler and the World State: All sensible men for decades past have been substantially in agreement with what Mr. Show More Summary
From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE… Brief Update The 40-year-old Twinkie science experiment at George Stevens Academy (incorporated 1803) in Blue Hill, Maine is going well: Stay tuned for our next update in 2056. Now back to your politics or whatever. Cheers and Jeers starts below the fold... [Swoosh!!] RIGHTNOW! [Gong!!]
Former NFL cornerback C.J. Spillman will finally be tried on sexual assault charges stemming from a 2014 incident at the team hotel of the Dallas Cowboys. According to Brandon George of the Dallas Morning News, Spillman’s trial is set to begin Monday at the Tim Curry Criminal Justice Center in Fort Worth, Tex. Spillman was…
B.J. Penn’s comeback has been delayed multiple times, but that hasn’t kept him from calling for fights.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC
Prince George's County Police released video of a suspect wanted in Friday’s triple homicide in Forestville.
Taking time off from the crisis in the Labour Party, let's turn our attention to the Tories and their position after Thursday's referendum. Emerging from his bolthole this morning, George Osborne tried to strike an assured, calming note in front of the world's TV cameras. Show More Summary
George Soros: Britain, I believe, had the best of all possible deals with the European Union, being a member of the common market without belonging to the euro and having secured a number of other opt-outs from EU rules. And yet that was not enough to stop the United Kingdom's electorate from voting to leave.... Show More Summary
Shooting is set to get underway on Day of the Dead, the second remake to George A. Romero’s zombie film from 1985. Having a bit of fun from set is Johnathon Schaech (Quarantine, Prom Night), who shares the below shot of himself getting a makeup test done for the film, which follows a former medical […]
San Francisco circa 1930s. "C.W. Smith's Yum-Yum candy concession along the Great Highway at Playland-at-the-Beach." 8x10 nitrate negative attributed to George or Leo Whitney. From the Marilyn Blaisdell Collection. View full size.
The computer hacker who stole $50,000 from a nonprofit run by George Soros was sentenced Monday to up to six years in prison.
Even after George Will’s exit from the Republican Party, Donald Trump continues to dump on him. Trump’s tweet from yesterday got over 16,000 likes and was retweeted almost 5,000 times as of this writing. George Will, one of the most overrated political pundits (who lost his way long ago), has left the Republican Party.He's made... Show More Summary
George Will, one of the most recognized Republican pundits in the nation, has officially walked away from the GOP.
Traders are frantic this morning as George Osborne's calming words have done nothing to halt the carnage. From Italian bankscrashing over 25% to British banks being halted, trading at record lows, to Deutsche Bank extending its Lehman-esque...Show More Summary
It seems the Senate Majority Leader is running away from the Trumpster Fire as fast as he possibly can. During an interview on ABC's This Week, Sen. Mitch McConnell was asked by host George Stephanopoulos about Donald Trump's fiascoShow More Summary
A week ago, billionaire hedge fund legend George Soros warned Britons and investors of the consequences of a vote to secede from the European Union, predicting that a vote to leave would cause the pound and stock markets to crater, a selloff he dubbeda "black Friday." Soros, who reportedly made [...]
LONDON (Reuters) - George Soros, the billionaire who earned fame by betting against the pound in 1992, did not speculate against sterling just ahead of Britain's vote to leave the European Union but he did profit from other bearish bets due to the Brexit result, a spokesman said. Show More Summary
Joshua defended his title with a knockout in the seventh round at the O2 Arena after George Groves had earlier beaten Martin Murray on points 12.04am BST So another win by Anthony Joshua takes his record to 17 KOs from 17 fights. HeShow More Summary