UK Terror Threat Level Lowered To "Severe" As Police Tear Down Terrorist Cell

Four days after UK Prime Minister Theresa May announced on Tuesday the nation’s terror threat level was raised to the highest possible, “Critical” level in response to the Manchester suicide bombing which killed 22 people, and resulted in British troops being deployed on the streets of London for the first time in a decade, on […]

Michael Hudson Explains Why You Don’t Want A Student Loan

Michael Hudson Explains Why You Don’t Want A Student Loan Or even attend a university. http://www.unz.com/mhudson/another-housing-bubble/ The post Michael Hudson Explains Why You Don’t Want A Student Loan appeared first on PaulCraigRoberts.org. Source: Paul Craig Roberts

Book Bits | 27 May 2017

● Grave New World: The End of Globalization, the Return of History Review via Prospect Stephen King, a Senior Economic Adviser to HSBC, has written a timely book called Grave New World, which is an excellent guide to this new global landscape. The combination of up to the minute economic analysis with a long look […]

NYC Mayor De Blasio Staffer Arrested On Child Pornography Charges

Content originally generated at iBankCoin.com A 29 year old staffer for NYC mayor Bill De Blasio’s office has been arrested and charged with two felonies after police found a massive collection of child porn on his laptop, according to court documents. The NYPD’s investigation began March 29th when Jacob Schwartz, 29, handed over his laptop – […]

South Africa Steel Production

Steel Production in South Africa decreased to 492.90 Thousand Tonnes in April from 538.50 Thousand Tonnes in March of 2017. Steel Production in South Africa averaged 688.86 Thousand Tonnes from 1980 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 885 Thousand Tonnes in August of 2008 and a record low of 182 Thousand Tonnes in […]

South Africa Prime Overdraft Rate

Bank Lending Rate in South Africa remained unchanged at 10.50 percent in May from 10.50 percent in April of 2017. Bank Lending Rate in South Africa averaged 12.35 percent from 1957 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 25.50 percent in August of 1998 and a record low of 5.50 percent in December of […]

South Africa Bankruptcies

Bankruptcies in South Africa decreased to 150 Companies in April from 188 Companies in March of 2017. Bankruptcies in South Africa averaged 235.71 Companies from 1980 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 511 Companies in August of 2000 and a record low of 63 Companies in May of 1988. In South Africa, bankruptcies […]

South Africa Producer Prices

Producer Prices in South Africa increased to 101.60 Index Points in April from 101.30 Index Points in March of 2017. Producer Prices in South Africa averaged 71.28 Index Points from 1970 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 219.40 Index Points in August of 2011 and a record low of 4.10 Index Points in […]

South Africa Inflation Rate Mom

The Consumer Price Index in South Africa increased 0.10 percent in April of 2017 over the previous month. Inflation Rate Mom in South Africa averaged 0.65 percent from 1960 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 6.70 percent in April of 1964 and a record low of -0.70 percent in October of 2003. This […]

South Africa Three Month Interbank Rate

South Africa Three Month Interbank Rate decreased to 7.33 percent on Thursday May 25 from 7.34 percent in the previous trading day. Interbank Rate in South Africa averaged 8.35 percent from 1999 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 16.96 percent in February of 1999 and a record low of 5.06 percent in September […]

South Africa Producer Prices Change

Producer Prices in South Africa increased 4.60 percent in April of 2017 over the same month in the previous year. Producer Prices Change in South Africa averaged 5.97 percent from 2013 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 8.80 percent in April of 2014 and a record low of 2.61 percent in February of […]

The Most Popular Books In History All Shared One Trait

Throughout history, people have turned to works of literature for guidance, entertainment, and education. Modern businesses aim to tell stories that leave a long-lasting impact as well, and should look to examples of historical success to influence how they create their own content. Today’s infographic comes to us from Global English Editing, and it looks at […]

OANN Releases Report On Seth Rich Murder, Raises Questions About Chinese Corruption

Via Disobedient Media The San Diego based One American News Network has released a new report highlighting key elements of the mystery surrounding the murder of DNC staffer Seth Rich. OANN cites a number of inconsistencies and lingering questions in the case, while also noting that Rich’s murder occurred in close proximity to the similarly strange […]

On Gold, Dollars, & Bitcoin

Authored by Paul Brodsky via Macro-Allocation.com, We have been bullish on gold – the barbarous relic; King Dollar – the modern hegemon; and Bitcoin – the crypto currency investors love to hate. One might say our feet have been planted firmly in the past, present and future. (We may not have three feet, but let’s […]

Connecticut Credit Risk Soars To Record High As Tax Receipts Tumble

Connecticut’s general-obligation bonds are riskier than ever as plummeting income-tax collections and a $2.3 billion budget deficit moved all three credit rating companies to downgrade its debt.   As Bloomberg details, tax receipts for the current fiscal year ending in June will be about $451 million short of estimates from January, prompting Governor Dannel Malloy to empty the state’s already small […]

Shari'ah-Compliant Crypto Gold: Could Islam Be Preparing For A New World Reserve Currency?

Authored by Shannara Johnson via HardAssetAlliance.com, It all started pretty harmlessly: in December 2016, after about 12 months of deliberations, the Accounting and Auditing Organisation for Islamic Financial Institutions (AAOIFI) and the World Gold Council announced a new “Shari’ah Standard on Gold.” The new standard was celebrated as a potentially big boost for global gold […]

South Africa Food Inflation

Cost of food in South Africa increased 6.70 percent in April of 2017 over the same month in the previous year. Food Inflation in South Africa averaged 6.89 percent from 2009 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 15.60 percent in February of 2009 and a record low of 0.60 percent in June of […]

South Africa Interest Rate

The benchmark interest rate in South Africa was last recorded at 7 percent. Interest Rate in South Africa averaged 12.75 percent from 1998 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 23.99 percent in June of 1998 and a record low of 5 percent in July of 2012. In South Africa, the interest rates decisions […]

South Africa Consumer Price Index (CPI)

Consumer Price Index CPI in South Africa increased to 102.40 Index Points in April from 102.30 Index Points in March of 2017. Consumer Price Index CPI in South Africa averaged 26.77 Index Points from 1960 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 102.40 Index Points in April of 2017 and a record low of […]