Millionaire Migrants: Countries That Rich People Are Flocking To

Money may not buy happiness, but, as Visual Capitalist's Jeff Desjardins notes, it does buy the ultimate flexibility for making financial and lifestyle decisions. For many of the world’s millionaires, money provides a highly effective means to escape their home country when times get tough. They can pack their bags, and move their family and […]

JPMorgan Explains What Causes The Market's 3:30pm Ramp

While over the past several years many have observed the peculiar last half-hour ramp in the stock market, leading to a variety of amusing knock-off phenomena, perhaps nowhere was it more noticeable than what happened on the last two Friday afternoons, and especially the most recent one when with the market down notably going into […]

Size Matters: Visualizing The Tallest Building In Each State

The United States has some of the world’s tallest skyscrapers, but their distribution is extremely uneven. Today’s infographic comes from Highrises.com, and it covers the tallest building in each state. As Visual Capitalist's Jeff Desjardins explains, New York City alone has 6,229 highrises – more than the next nine cities combined, including Chicago, Los Angeles, Honolulu, […]

The "Russia Scare" Coalition: ISIL's "Useful Idiots"?

Via The National Interest, Victory by the 'Russia scare' coalition will limit America’s ability to fight ISIL, complicate efforts to win UNSC support for tough enforcement of the Iran nuclear deal and give China more leverage over both Moscow and Washington. The turmoil surrounding Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn’s resignation and wider allegations of links between […]

Germans: 'Yes, Gold IS Money'

Whereas a few years ago countries repatriating their gold seemed to be ‘the hype of the month’, once the dust started to settle, we didn’t hear much about gold repatriations anymore. At least, until last week, when Germany announced it has been able to accelerate the gold repatriations. Indeed, the country has now repatriated all […]

INFOGRAPHIC: 11 visualizations of gold show its value and rarity

Since Ancient times, gold has served a very unique function in society. Gold is extremely rare, impossible to create out of “thin air”, easily identifiable, malleable, and it does not tarnish. By nature of these properties, gold has been highly valued throughout history for every tiny ounce of weight. That’s why it’s been used by […]

Canada's Problem? US Refugee Crossings "Epidemic" Amid Fear, Distrust Of Trump

In what some might call a 'win' for President Trump, Canadian immigration officials warn they are experiencing a "big surge [of refugees] coming across the border" with many of them proclaiming their distrust and fear of President Trump. Sherali and Sarah Shah took in three asylum seekers who had been trying to get into Canada […]

An Alleged Muslim Spy Ring – Is This Why Rex Tillerson Cleaned House?

Submitted by Duan via Free Market Shooter blog, Shortly after Trump took office, and before Rex Tillerson was even confirmed as Secretary of State, a slew of State Department officials were removed from their positions (or were forced to resign) as part of an effort to “clean house” at the State Department.  The whole affair […]

Bernie Sanders Cut Off After Saying 'CNN Fake News, Whaddaya Think?'

Hilarious stuff. The chimps over at CNN must have a keyword trigger for whenever a guest says the words ‘CNN Fake News’ — which prompts an instant audio cut. After all, calling a CNN journalist ‘fake news’ is no different than calling a black person the ‘N word.’ Shills.   Speaking of CNN fake news. […]

Visualizing The Shifting Income Distribution Of American Jobs

When we talk about the money that the “average” American worker makes, we are usually referencing a “median” or “mean” income statistic. While this number can be useful in many different contexts, Visual Capitalist's Jeff Desjardins notes that it can also be extremely limiting. The reality is that there’s a very wide range of incomes […]

FBI Allegedly Investigating Mayor of Berkeley, CA For Inciting Riot And Ordering Police to Stand Down – CNN Doing Damage Control

Last night, domestic terrorists on the UC Berkeley campus successfully barred conservative gay Jew Milo Yinnopoulos from expressing his opinion, after Antifa-incited riots closed down a speaking engagement. CNN – by the way, is in full propaganda damage control mode over this. Check out the CNN app notification popup: And an article on Milo:   Are you kidding me?  As fires […]

Microsoft Launches Two New Xbox One S Controllers

Microsoft sure knows that gamers love to have choices. In the past, the company has released some fun and cool controllers to ensure that there is something for every gamer. On Tuesday, the software giant announced the launch of two new Xbox One S controllers: the Ocean Shadow Special Edition and the Winter Forces Special […]

How I Became a Gold-Bug

My father was Hugo Salinas Rocha -“Salinas” was his father’s surname, and “Rocha” was his mother’s surname; the custom of using both parents’ surnames is universal in Latin America. Father was a successful merchant in Mexico City, and in the 1930’s he ran a store in downtown Mexico City. The store belonged to a company […]