Written by Frank Li
America is a very confused, conflicted country, from President Obama (Obama's speech at the UN) all the way down to average citizens! For example, many Americans do not seem to understand 'two wrongs do not make a right'. Let me give you five prominent examples as follows:
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Written by John Lounsbury
Econintersect: This BBC documentary details U.S. foreknowledge of Japan's attack on Pearl Harbor. Much more evidence has come to light since the 1989 - when this film was put together. There is a lengthy review of what has been published about Pearl Harbor at Wikipedia: Pearl Harbor advance-knowledge conspiracy theory.
Infographic Of The Day: The Internet - The Last 30 Years
The internet has come a long way in the last 30 years. We can now order pizza : ) directly from our computers and mobile devices.
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Peak Oil Ass-Backwards (part 3)
by Allan Stromfeldt Christensen, From Filmers to Farmers
So here we are on this precipice of sorts, staring upon the twilight of the industrial economy due to peaking energy supplies and thus peaking credit supplies (as explained in part 2 of this 3-part series).
Money Morning Article of the Week
by David Zeiler, Associate Editor, Money Morning
Having fallen more than 10% since late July, the Apple stock price just may be ripe for more buying, according to activist investor Carl Icahn.
06Oct2015 Market Close: DOW Up 14 Points, Rest Of Averages In The Red On Low Volume And Fears Of A C
06Oct2015 Market Update: Averages Slipping Over 1%, Crude Near Tough Resistance, Session Bottom Evid
06Oct2015 Pre-Market Commentary: U.S. Futures Down Fractionally, Investors Continued To Be Worried A
Written by Steven Hansen
A quick recap to the trade data released today paints a mixed picture. The unadjusted three month rolling average value of exports decelerated month-over-month - but imports accelerated,. Many care about the trade balance (which decreased marginally relative to last month), and the trade balance grew.