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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 Water Wars that Defined the American West Are Heading East

CAMILLA, Ga.—Water stress, a hallmark of the American West, is spreading east. The shift is evident on Casey Cox’s family […]

A Court Ruling Makes Mortgages Vanish Into Thin Air

(Bloomberg Opinion) — For generations, budding lawyers have been taught that if the bank forecloses on your mortgage and can’t […]

A Theory for Why Trump’s Base Won’t Budge

The president has followed the predictable course for narcissism in one way, alienating many who have served in his administration, […]

Think celebrities and CEOs make way too much money? Check out this chart

By Shawn Langlois In 2016 pop diva Taylor Swift sung her way to $170 million in earnings to take the top […]

Manure, trash and wastewater: US utilities get dirty in climate fight

By Nichola Groom PIXLEY, Calif., Oct 23 (Reuters) – Joey Airoso has always been proud of his cows, whose milk […]

Trump Has Already Lost His Pricey China Trade War, Paul Krugman Warns

Nobel Prize-winning economist Paul Krugman warned Sunday that President Donald Trump is handing China what it wants as the nations a trade war that has cost Americans billions […]

Wall Street doubles down on China while corporate America now moves the other way

The trade war has caused corporate America to rethink its long-term commitment to doing business in China: Some 40% of […]

In Japan’s vanishing rural towns, newcomers are wanted

On a recent afternoon in the rural Japanese town of Kanna-machi, all seemed well. Children splashed in the town’s namesake […]

Is retirement dying? The old work model is disappearing for Boomers, Gen Xers

More Americans are opting to work well into retirement, a growing trend that threatens to upend the old workforce model.  […]

How I got sucked into the cryptocurrency craze and walked away with $13 million

This is the first-person account of Dan Conway, an ex-middle manager in corporate America who made a fortune betting his […]