Wall Street Journal

P&G Slashed Digital Ad Spending, This Is What Happened Next

P&G cut over $100 million out of its digital advertising spend in Q4 and this is what happened: “We didn’t see a reduction in the growth rate. What that tells me is that that spending that we cut was largely ineffective.”

22 Troublesome Facts

Below are 22 troublesome facts explaining why the herd may, in fact, have it wrong.

Bitcoin: Fake Asset Or Security?

What the success of bitcoin says about the world of dollars, euros and yen is unsettling at a number of levels, but then again, bitcoin is ultimately just a brilliantly designed virtual market that, initially at least, promised security and anonymity.  Whether those qualities can endure as the audience grows is a very intriguing question that investors need to consider.

Pat Buchanan Asks "Are America's Wars 'Just And Moral'?"

“One knowledgeable official estimates that the CIA-backed fighters may have killed or wounded 100,000 Syrian soldiers and their allies,” writes columnist David Ignatius. Given that Syria’s prewar population was not 10 percent of ours, this is the equivalent of a million dead and wounded Americans. What justifies America’s participation in this slaughter?

Is This The New Media Normal: Manufactured News For Hire?

"The Trump-Russia story has frequently been likened to Watergate, a specious comparison since the latter started with evidence of a crime and the former with publication of an anthology of fables, pornography, and Russian-sourced disinformation put together and distributed by partisan political operatives....as comms shops-for-hire like Fusion GPS have assumed the role that the American press used to occupy."