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The Greatest Investment Theme of This Decade

Commodities By: DailyWealth Matt Badiali writes: It’s not too late to grab a stake in the U.S. oil boom… Yesterday, I [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

California, New York Lead States With Immigrant Populations

By Douglas A. McIntyre  There were 40.7 million immigrants living in the United States in 2012. Of these, 11.7 million were [...]

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