We Are Getting Worried About Paul Krugman

It appears The New York Times' flip-flopping, hate-mongering, fact-twisting, Keynesian poster-boy Paul Krugman is not coping well with hearing "no" and being ignored, and his tirade last night in Twitter has us gravely concerned for his mental stability, which is ironic given how he began yesterday...

Trump Aides Deny Plan For Summit With Putin In Reykjavik

Update: so much for that. According to Reuters, two top aides to President-elect Donald Trump denied a published report on Saturday that he is planning to hold a summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin weeks after taking office. The Sunday Times of London reported that Trump had told British officials that such a summit was being planned, possibly to be staged in the Icelandic capital of Reykjavik.

2017: Change Can Be A Bitch

The political establishment has tricked itself into believing in the same illusion it’s been promoting to voters, that it’s possible to stave off, for a number of years, a deeper crisis, depression, by borrowing and printing ‘money’. But in the end no amount of fake or false news on the economic front will allow you to continue the facade for too long, because people know when they can’t afford things anymore.

Harvard Is 'Billionaire-Making' University

To date, a total of 35 of the richest 500 people in the world have emerged from the storied halls of Harvard. In fact, more billionaires have graduated from Harvard than all of those hailing from Saudi Arabia and Spain combined.

EU Parliament Committee Votes To Give Robots Rights (And A Kill Switch)

Foreseeing a rapidly approaching age of autonomous artificial intelligence, a European Parliament committee has voted to legally bestow electronic personhood to robots. The status includes a detailed list of rights, responsibilities, regulations, and a “kill switch.”

Guess What Term Is Suddenly Surging On Pornhub

While politics & porn often go hand in hand, the latest "fake news" allegations from Buzzfeed, which revolved around a supposed urine-soaked revenge at Moscow’s Ritz Carlton Hotel, have sparked a "golden showers" spike among porn sites.

Meet The Real Housewives Of ISIS

"It's only three days to the beheading and I've got no idea what to wear...Ali's brought me a new chain which is eight foot long so I can almost get outside, which is great..."

Mad As Hell

Why the electorate is so pissed off...

RealVision's 15 "Killer Charts" For Q1 2017

Ranging from the most expensive stock market ever to the dis-similarity in the economic situations facing Donald Trump and Ronald Reagan; and from the excess liquidity driving the price oil to the extraordinarily dangerous growth of credit (debt) relative to GDP, Raoul Pal's Real Vision has expanded its exceptional services into investment research by publishing the "killer charts" that every market participant should comprehend in the first quarter of 2017...

Trump Team Will Not Attend Davos: "Would Betray Populist-Fueled Movement"

Trump won’t send an official representative to next week's globalization summit in Davos because, as Bloomberg reports citing a senior member of Trump’s transition team: "the president-elect thought it would betray his populist-fueled movement to have a presence at the high-powered annual gathering in the Swiss Alps."

As Wall Street Tries To Trade On Trump's Tweets, Problems Emerge

A problem has emerged as Wall Street scrambles to trade on Trump tweets: while HFT strategies can quickly identify that a stock was referenced in a tweet, isolating if the actual message is bullish, bearish or indifferent presents a major challenge.

Debunking Loretta Lynch's One-Sided 'Chicago Cops Are Racist Villains' Statistics

Is it fake news when on MLK weekend Loretta Lynch issues a scorching 164 page report blasting Chicago police for using force on Blacks 10 times more often then Whites... but nowhere mentioning that Blacks are murdered 15 times more often than Whites, or that Blacks are the murders 20 times more often than Whites, or that Police are 30 times more often to be killed by a Black than by a White? Seems like a shot in the face at Jeff Sessions and a gift to BLM and civil rights leaders, in the final hour.

The Top 10 Trump Myths

Given that the role of reporters now appears to be just unquestioningly barfing out whatever anyone throws at them, we thought we would expose (and debunk) the top 10 myths about president-elect Donald Trump...