You Can't Buy Love… But You Can Rent It

According to the Digital Market Outlook (DMO) by Statista, the country with the largest share of adults paying for a dating service is the United States. You will find more statistics at Statista As Statista's Martin Armstrong details, at 26.4 percent, over a quarter of Americans are spending their money on trying to find love (or a […]

Meet The Machine-Gun Wielding Robots And 'HyperSubs' Of Modern Warfare

When the U.S. Marines and Allied forces stormed the beaches of Normandy in June 1944 over 200,000 Allied forces lost their lives in a matter of weeks. Now, courtesy of some futuristic military technology, “storming a beach” can be done from a completely remote location with some machine-gun wielding robots and not a single human […]

11 Reasons Why U.S. Economic Growth Is The Worst That It Has Been In 3 Years

Those that were predicting that the U.S. economy would be flying high by now have been proven wrong.  U.S. GDP grew at the worst rate in three years during the first quarter of 2017, and many are wondering if this is the beginning of a major economic slowdown.  Of course when we are dealing with […]

What Gary Cohn And Steve Mnuchin Really Said About Trump's Canadian "Trade War"

For the past two days everyone has been scrambling to try to figure out the reasoning behind Trump’s latest flip-flop on NAFTA.  Speculation and rumors behind the controversial flip, which is sure to annoy some of his most ardent supporters, have ranged from Trump being convinced by Wilbur Ross that it would result in massive […]

"The CIA Has Been Deeply Humiliated" – Watch Ron Paul Interview Julian Assange Live

Having blasted the Trump administration for their hyprocritical flip-flop from “loving WikiLeaks” to “arrest Assange,” Ron Paul made his feelings very clear on what this signals: “If we allow this president to declare war on those who tell the truth, we have only ourselves to blame.” Today he sits down with WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange […]

Chicago Airport Security Chief Fired After United Airlines Debacle

Following United Airlines’ settlement with David Dao (with no one from the airline being fired), it seems a scapegoat has been found. AP reports, Jeffrey Redding, the head of security at Chicago’s airports, “has been terminated from his duties” at O’Hare and Midway airports. No reason was given. As AP reports, The Department of Aviation […]

April 28, 2017 – Weekly Wrap-Up with Eric Sprott

April 28, 2017 This week, Eric Sprott discusses the stalling U.S. economy, the surging demand for physical gold and the recent decline in the mining shares. https://soundcloud.com/sprottmoney/smn-42817 Our Ask The Expert interviewer Craig Hemke began his career in financial services in 1990 but retired in 2008 to focus on family and entrepreneurial opportunities. Since 2010, […]

Chicago PMI Bucks Recent 'Soft' Data Trend, Jumps To 27-Month Highs

With 'soft' survey data having plunged to 10-week lows, as 'animal spirits' fade… Chicago Purchasing Managers' Survey saved the day with a resurgent 'bucking the trend' leap to 58.3 – the highest since Jan 2015.   At the high end of all estimates – forecast range 54 – 58.4 from 38 economists surveyed…   Under […]

Who Really Controls The Gold Price? (The Answer Is Quite Surprising)

Via SRSroccoReport.com, There’s this notion put forth by the majority in the precious metals community that the Fed and Central Banks control the market price of gold.  I have even heard that some analysts believe the Fed could push the gold price any where they saw fit…. even to zero.  While I agree that the […]

Germany Braces For Wave Of Migrant-Fueled Terrorism Lawsuits – 200 So Far This Year

Thanks to the influx of migrants, Germany’s Department of Terrorism Crime is expecting 500 – 600 lawsuits related to Islamic Terrorism in 2017. Last year there were 250 such terrorism-linked cases, up from 68 in 2013, according to general prosecutor Peter Frank. The influx of migrants and refugees in recent years is a major cause […]

Trump Warns There Is A Chance Of "A Major, Major Conflict" With North Korea

While emoting sympathy for Kim Jong Un's situation, President Trump told Reuters, during a lengthy interview ahead of his 100th day in office, that he'd "love to solve things diplomatically," but warned that "there is a chance that we could end up having a major, major conflict with North Korea." Putting a somewhat human face […]

Trade War, Round 2: Boeing Accuses Bombardier Of Dumping Jets; Canada Retaliates

Just days after the US Commerce Department imposed duties averaging 20% on Canadian softwood lumber, accusing Chinese timber companies of getting an unfair government subsidy, on Thursday round two of the trade war between the US and Canada broke out when Boeing asked the U.S. Commerce Department to investigate dumping, subsidies and unfair pricing for […]

US, UK Both Drop In Latest 'World Press Freedom Index' Rankings

Authored by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog, Reporters without Borders just published its annual World Press Freedom Index rankings, and the results for both the U.S. and UK are not impressive. Both countries declined two spots from last year, with the UK at 41, and the greatest and most free nation on earth, America, down […]

Trump's Second Obamacare Repeal Attempt On The Edge Of Collapse

Exactly one month after Trump was humiliated by his own party, when in the last moment the House failed to get the number of votes to pass a Republican healthcare bill due to holdouts from the conservative Freedom Caucus, the president’s second attempt to repeal Obamacare before his first 100 days in office run out, […]

Will Trump Spark An Offshore Drilling Boom?

Authored by Nick Cunningham via OilPrice.com, In a bid to fend off criticism over a dearth of achievements in his first 100 days in office, President Trump plans to sign a flurry of executive orders this week. Among them is an executive order intended to open up new areas of offshore oil and gas drilling. […]

Canada Hit By Countrywide Internet, TV And Phone Outage As Shaw Goes Dark

Tens of thousands of Canadian clients of Shaw are suffering what appears to be a nationwide loss of internet, cable and phone services. According to the outage map below, the service interruption is widespread and has impacted most Canadian metropolitan centers. Shortly before 4pm ET, the telecom company posted to its website advising that an […]