Reality

Latest North Korean ICBM Can Reach Los Angeles, Denver, Chicago

Based on the latest information, today’s missile test by North Korea could easily reach not only the US West Coast, but also a number of major US cities, including Los Angeles, Denver, and Chicago. Boston and New York may be just within range.

Amazon Hires 10 Part-Time Workers For Every Full-Time

As part of its latest expansion, Amazon will hire 9 full time employees in one location, 25 full time employees at a second location, or a total of 34 new full-timers, and will fill the rest with 350 part-timers, a ratio of 10 new part-time workers for every new full-time hire.

Global Markets, Futures Slide Spooked By Poor Amazon Earnings, US Politics

S&P futures have tracked both European and Asian markets lower, which were dragged down by the big EPS miss and guidance cut reported by Amazon on Thursday. Meanwhile, the pounding of the dollar has resumed with the euro and sterling strengthening against the dollar due to renewed political concerns

The Globalist One World Currency Will Look A Lot Like Bitcoin

"Critics of the notion of a single global monetary framework tend to dismiss any evidence of the plan, usually due to their poor understanding of how currencies rise and fall and a poor understanding of the current monetary climate... 'Where is this global currency going to come from?'... The fact is, it already exists, and it is right under their noses..."

UK Terrorism: 'Enough' Is Not 'Enough'

Were terror attacks like this simply something that the British public would have to get used to, as the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, had suggested? What if the public did not want to get used to them?

Dr.Copper's False Hope - "We've Seen All This Before, Too Many Times"

Copper prices surged to the highest levels since May 2015 in the last few days, prompting the ubiquitous "must mean the economy is doing well" narrative from every hope-fuelled reflationist. There's just one problem, we’ve seen all this before too many times.

Politics Of The Next 4 Years: Part 3 (What's An Independent To Do?)

"I am not a Democrat or a Republican. I do not consider myself a libertarian, progressive, socialist, anarchist, conservative, neoconservative or neoliberal. I’m just a 38 year old guy trying to figure it all out...I still don't understand why any of us put up with Washington D.C. All 50 states should secede from it and start over."

The Myth Of India's Information Technology Industry

"The Indian IT industry and most Indian businesses are run by people who are more akin to power-brokers and traders. In IT, they have just created a story and traded Indian 'coolies' for wage-arbitrage.  For them IT jobs are passports to get Green Cards and go to US...Inside the country, Indians have increased their gold hoarding...Those who can are moving their gold and wealth abroad."

Facebook Tumbles Then Surges As Algos React To "Fake" Earnings Estimate

Facebook first tumbled then jumped after reporting Q2 EPS of $1.32, which initially slammed the stock as much as 5% lower however, then jumped just as quickly when it emerged that Bloomberg had blasted a wrong EPS estimate, which spooked algos, only to correct itself with the correct, lower number, prompting a buying frenzy.

Washington Post Writes Story Praising John McCain - There's Just One Problem

"To achieve its marketing feat, the Washington Post must rewrite history and torture definitions to fit a childlike narrative of McCain as brave truth-teller, rather than predictable champion of war and empire who occasionally makes toothless references to human rights for the purposes of image curation."