Wednesday, December 13, 2017

One Voice Of Reason Spoke Out

Rand Paul says he won’t vote for spending bill that adds to “already massive $20 trillion debt”

Screen Shot 2017-12-12 at 22417 PM Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) said on Tuesday that he won’t vote to add to the “massive” national debt. “I cannot in good conscience vote to add more to the already massive $20 trillion debt.

Another Reason To Be Bullish On Oil: Scarcity

World Bank to stop financing oil, gas projects from 2019

The World Bank will stop financing oil and gas exploration and extraction from 2019, it announced Tuesday at a climate summit seeking to boost the global economy's shift to clean energy. "The World Bank Group will no longer finance upstream oil and gas, after 2019," it said in a statement in Paris, where world leaders sought to unlock more money for the shift away from Earth-warming fossil fuels.

Monday, December 11, 2017

Hooray!! (Except If You're England)

EU and Japan conclude 'gigantic' free trade deal

The EU and Japan announced on Friday they have concluded negotiations for a giant free trade deal while "fighting the temptation of protectionism," in an apparent message to US President Donald Trump.

Here We Go Again

Ethereum Could Hit As High As $4,000 In 2018

Cats: You either love those harry furballs or you don’t, but the internet is filled with them. Given their ubiquity in the digital space, it was perhaps inevitable that cats cross over into crypto-land and onto the most dominant smart-contract platform today: Ethereum.

The Face Of Capitalism Continues To Change

Aldi to Give Away All its Unsold Fresh Food to 'Less Fortunate Individuals' on Christmas Eve

In celebration of the holiday season, grocery store chain Aldi is being lauded for announcing a plan to donate all unsold fresh food to various nonprofits and charitable organizations on the afternoon before Christmas.

Sunday, December 10, 2017

You're Kidding

President Trump Watches Four Hours of TV a Day

The same president who once told reporters he doesn’t have time to watch television and prefers to be “reading documents. A lot” watches at least four hours of TV every day, and sometimes up to eight hours, people close to him told The New York Times.

The Middle Eastern Cold War Changes

Arab League condemns US move as 'dangerous and unjust'

The head of the Arab League has called US President Donald Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital "dangerous and unacceptable" and a "flagrant attack on a political solution" to the Israeli- Palestinian conflict.

Picking Up A Two-Four For Four-Twenty

Legal Pot: Canada Will Sell Marijuana in Liquor Stores

One province in Canada has decided to sell its marijuana in liquor stores. Nova Scotia, a province on Canada’s eastern shore, announced on Thursday that the Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation, its sole alcohol distributor, would sell the drug in its stores and on its website once Canada legalizes weed in July of next year.

Thursday, December 07, 2017

Northern China Hungry For Natural Gas

How gas-for-coal program is carried out makes a difference

The National Development and Reform Commission, China's top economic planner, has stepped in to coordinate the major natural gas suppliers to stabilize prices and ensure an adequate supply to cope with rising demand in northern China.

Wednesday, December 06, 2017

I Think Airbus And Boeing Should Start Praying

C919 gains another 55 orders, lifting total orders to 785

China's homegrown large passenger plane C919 takes off from Pudong International Airport in Shanghai, East China, Nov 10, 2017. [Photo/Xinhua] The C919, China's first home-developed large passenger plane, gained another 55 orders on Tuesday from ICBC Leasing Co Ltd, China's largest aircraft leasing company by assets, lifting its total orders to 785.

Awwwwwwwwwwwwwwww, Fuck....

Trump to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital

President Donald Trump will recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital Wednesday, upending decades of careful US policy and ignoring dire warnings of a historic misstep that could trigger a surge of violence in the Middle East.

Tuesday, December 05, 2017

A Prediction Was Made For The Dow To Be At 36,000....Back In 2000 Before It Crashed

Why Bitcoin's Price Will Be Valued At $150,000 By The End Of 2018

Within my daily social life, I often ask people if they know about Bitcoin. For the last few years, most of the responses I received were either “No,” or “Isn’t that what people use for illegal activities?”

Toyota Makes Progress On Self Driving Vehicles

Nissan to begin field tests for 'robo-taxis' in Japan

Nissan said Tuesday it would begin field tests for driverless "robot taxis" early next year as its rivals around the world step up self-driving technologies. The car giant and Japanese mobile game company DeNA have jointly developed the new driverless vehicle services, dubbed Easy Ride.

Biotechnology (XBI) Getting Hammered

Biotechnology ETF XBI got hamered yesterday after it made a a third attempt at resistance. Clearly this downward channel is here to stay, but what is interesting is how close my MA(144) line is. A move below this and we are into bearish territory where we begin to think about shorting stocks. Interestingly Semiconductors ETF SMH has also had a tough time of late. With December being a slow month for the stockmarket is it time for it to take a breather?