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Food for Thought. Thoughtful debate and insightful observations/ commentary on actions/events in financial markets, investments, societies, and governments around the world that impact our lives. Also Oxstone Team’s Global Investment Commentary and Best Investment Ideas.

The Sotheby’s Indicator Points to Caution

BY CULLEN ROCHE  Just passing along some interesting thoughts from our friend Martin at Macronomics.  Not sure how useful this is, but [...]

Iraq and Syria Follow Lebanon’s Precedent

By George Friedman, Stratfor, Lebanon was created out of the Sykes-Picot Agreement. This agreement between Britain and France reshaped the [...]

Major Portfolio Changes for Warren Buffett and Berkshire Hathaway

By John C. Ogg, 247WallSt, Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (NYSE: BRK-A) released its public equity holdings as of June 30, 2014. [...]

AirBnB – hotel disruptor unconstrained by real estate – VIDEO

YouTube Link  AirBnB – Hotel Disruptor AirBnB is fundamentally changing the hotel business with its light business model Every 1% [...]

Eurozone on Edge of a knife! – Countdown to Crisis? Yes or No?

By: Ty_Andros Europe is caught in the cross hairs of the exports of deflation from Japan and China. Delighted by the support [...]

Market Bubbles, Bubbles Everywhere

By John Mauldin, The difference between genius and stupidity is that genius has its limits. – Albert Einstein Genius is [...]

Europe’s Malaise: The New Normal?

By George Friedman, Stratfor, Russia and Ukraine continue to confront each other along their border. Iraq has splintered, leading to [...]

Putin is Grinning – The Deal of the Century

By:Lew Rockwell    Eric Margolis writes: GENEVA – Russia’s leader Vladimir Putin usually wears a perfect poker face. But last [...]

Most maps are lying to you about how big Africa really is (it’s really big)

By Baindu Kallon, Global Post, The True Size of Africa by Kai Krause Ever notice how huge Greenland looks on [...]

11 Countries Near Bankruptcy

By Alexander E.M. Hess and Alexander Kent July 31, 2014 6:33 pm EDT After years of bitter court battles with creditors, Argentina has [...]

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