America’s 10 most dangerous infrastructure problems

Pressing problems All things being equal, it would be better for the country to have less debt. Nobody seriously disputes […]

Serbia leader calls Gazprom pipeline vital

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Gazprom’s South Stream pipeline, which will bypass Ukraine to transport Russian natural gas to Europe, is […]

Russia’s 21st Century Malaise in Five Grim Charts

It seems Vladimir Putin’s petro state has hit a wall, with the government last week reporting economic growth at a […]

Ukraine, Third-Highest Default Risk In The World, Squeezed By Russia, Makes Two Gas Deals To Save Its Hide

By Scott Belinksi,, If one were to believe most Western media outlets, Ukraine has been lost to Russia. Though […]

Food For Thought – August 2013 – America’s Return as a Manufacturing Super Power is just Beginning

By Liu-Yue (Louie) Lam, Global Investment Strategist, Oxstones Investment Club, Everyone Loves a Comeback Story George Washington once said – […]

How to play resource scarcity

By Melissa Shin, From By 2050, it’s all over, says Jeremy Grantham: we’ll have either used up all cheap […]

The Race For California’s Shale Is On!

by Matt Insley, From Daily Reckoning, It’s America’s final frontier for shale. And the payout will be huge.Get this… If […]

From Worst to First

By Chris Mayer, From Daily Reckoning I like to tell people that Greece’s stock market was one of the world’s […]

Russia and China’s Neighborly Interests

By Mark Mobius,  Franklin Templeton Blog, Whether our neighbors are as close as the airplane seat next to us […]

The Russian Evolution

By Mark Mobius,, It might be tempting to say “everything old is new again” in Russia, given the return […]