Via the great cartoonist Michael P. Ramirez With no further comment:
As tensions between the US, China, and North Korea continue to build over North Korea’s nuclear weapons program, George Friedman, well known intelligence analyst, forecaster, author, and founder of Stratfor […]
Throughout the day, we post new stories from around the world in our ‘Top News Stories’ column on the left hand side of the The Sounding Line. In order to […]
While developed countries’ economic and carbon efficiency is improving, developing countries are going in the opposite direction.
Outgoing President of France and socialist François Hollande is the least popular French president since the first French election in 1848. Central among the many grievances against Hollande has been […]
All paper currencies are doomed…
Household disposable income in Greece has fallen by a record 24% since 2009 and hourly wages have fallen nearly 14%…
The combination of low oil and gas prices and the depletion of North Sea oil fields are wreaking havoc on Norway’s finances
Via the great artist and cartoonist Jonathan Plotkin at Spontonist.com: I can’t go on. You must go on. I’ll go on. – Samuel Beckett
Whether or not the 35+ year era of declining benchmark interest rates is finally ending is perhaps the most important question facing long term investors today.