One of the key assumptions of non-interventionist libertarians (who rankle at the term “isolationist”) is that through trade and economic integration we can woo our enemies and make a profit all at the same time. The only problem is that it is almost never true. Seth Mandel points out that letting Russia into the World […]
By Adam Galas: While researching high yield stocks for my experimental real world portfolio I've started researching Midstream MLPs. During my research I came across one that took my breath away. In terms of the quality of the management,...Show More Summary
New from PopCrunch: Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis: President Barack Obama from President Barack Obama A world leader and a silver screen funnyguy trading insults. It one very creative way of getting the youth of America to mosey over to HealthCare.gov. Show More Summary
Situated at the top of One World Trade Center, Windows on the World was a restaurant-bar-entertainment venue that was beloved by just about everyone until the tower’s tragic destruction. Its resident cellar master was the equally beloved Kevin Zraly, and … Continue reading ?
The founder of one of the most successful hedge-fund firms in the world, Steven A. Cohen, will remove his initials from the company's front door as the firm continues to distance itself from legal turmoil related to insider trading.
US President Barack Obama dropped by Zach Galifianakis’ talk show to promote Healthcare.gov. Bad idea. Watch one of the world’s most powerful men trade barbs with a dude who has a 3? vertical. Er, horizontal.
When an astonishing Gigapan image shot atop the Freedom Tower at One World Trade Center hit the Internet recently, few probably realized the massive undertaking that was required to capture this suddenly iconic image. In a remarkable making-of video Time's Senior Editor of Photo & Interactive, Jonathan D. Woods explains how it started with sketches on bar napkins. Learn more
As part of TIME’s interactive article on One World Trade Center in New York City, the magazine partnered with GigaPan to create a 360-degree photo panorama from the top of the building. Photographing from high atop the building—1,776 feet above Manhattan—was no easy task. TIME has released a making-of video that shows how they did [...]
The interactive 360-degree panoramic view to go along with Josh Sanburn‘s Time article about One World Trade Center is spectacular. In addition to the usual scrolling and zooming, readers can also consider ordering one of two $24.99Show More Summary
To herald its website redesign, Time has a dazzling (and dizzying) photograph from the top of One World Trade Center, which is also the print edition's cover spread. [ more › ]
Later today, lawyers for American Atheists will appear before the Second Circuit Court of Appeals to make one last bid to stop the National September 11 Memorial & Museum from including a Christian cross display. Their main argument is that the cross isn’t part of 9/11 history. Show More Summary
All eyes are on Ukraine as the drama continues to unfold. Today, for an early Outside the Box, I’m going to offer three sources on Ukraine. The first is a note that I got from the head of emerging-market trading at one of the world’s largest hedge funds.
NY and NJ commuters welcomed an elegant new PATH train platform last week - the first one of its kind to open at the World Trade Center Transportation Hub in downtown Manhattan. Called Platform A, the bright, white terminal services travelers going to and
Plus new camera sensors and radio chipsets Mobile World Congress isn't just big smartphone announcements — like any big trade show there are announcements small and big, consumer and technical. This one trends more on the side of technical, and it's Samsung's latest application processors: the Exynos 5422 and Exynos 5260. Show More Summary
Morning Money Memo: Nobody said it would be easy. The brave new world of virtual currency trading has been hit by the apparent collapse of one of the world’s largest bitcoin exchanges. Prices plunged to a three-month low Tuesday. The virtual currency is popular among...
With one of its earliest marketplaces gone, the world of virtual currency may have to to become a more mature part of the financial system.
The big news in Bitcoin world today is that the website Mt. Gox — which at one point was the pre-eminent place to trade Bitcoin — has now gone offline. It's just up and disappeared. This comes a day after the company withdrew from the Bitcoin Foundation, and amid weeks of withdrawals being halted. Show More Summary
Sometimes the world turns on its head. This chart showing Blackberry's stock performance relative to Apple's is one example of that. Blackberry shares have almost doubled out of their December lows climbing from $5.75 to today's close of $9.14. Show More Summary
As we have repeatedly pointed out, the one surest way to generate profits in these manipulated, broken markets is to take advantage of the one legacy trade that makes zero sense in a world in which the global central banks are the ultimate providers of downside risk protection: i.e., going long the most shorted names. Show More Summary
Matt Stoller, from Observations on Credit and Surveillance: Here’s part one of this series on the origins of NAFTA and our current trading regime. It’s amazing what you find in the Congressional Record. For example, you find American...Show More Summary