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Brick-and-Mortar Meltdown No Problem: Online Retail Startups Shift into Brick-and-Mortar

Wolf Richter, Wolf Street, Released on 5/16/17 Mattress startup Casper Sleep Inc. is going to disrupt, again. Brick-and-mortar retailers are melting down. Today, clothing store rue21 filed for bankruptcy, shuttering…

VIX Is at 10 and What Does Everyone Want? Low-Volatility ETFs

Money flows into the largest exchange-traded fund tracking the companies have been up for six of the last seven weeks and totaled $238 million this past April Continue……

U.S. Military Is The World’s Largest Polluter

Producing more dangerous waste than the five largest U.S. chemical companies combined, the U.S. military complex has left its hazardous mark around the world in the form of depleted Continue……

All over Europe, people have suddenly stopped buying cars

All over Europe, new car sales have plummeted. This suggests that consumers are uncertain about their economic prospects in the near term. Continue……

Scott Adams (Dilbert.com): A Quick Look at President Trump and the Big Picture

Scott Adams, Dilbert, Released on 5/15/17 Let’s take a look at the things that are going well for President Trump, and the things that are not, and see if there…

What the Heck’s Going on With Cryptocurrencies?

Wolf Richter, Wolf Street, Released on 5/15/17 Up 10,000% in 16 months? These charts truly depict our crazy times Continue……

If Americans Can Find North Korea on a Map, They’re More Likely to Prefer Diplomacy – Here Are Guesses From 1,746 adults

An experiment by Kyle Dropp of Morning Consult shows that Americans who could correctly place North Korea on a map tended to view diplomacy over military intervention. Here are the…

President Trump: Toss Your Generals’ War Escalation Plans In the Trash

President Trump: Toss Your Generals’ War Escalation Plans In the Trash

Ron Paul, Institute for Peace and Prosperity, Released on 5/14/17 By the end of this month, Defense Secretary James Mattis and National Security Advisor HR McMaster will deliver to President…