-- this post authored by Niall McCarthy
The fifth edition of the 2017 Global Terrorism Index has recorded a total of 25,673 deaths due to terrorism around the world last year.
Written by Frank Li
In January 2016, I published my first article on the subject (It's never too late to dance!), summarizing my first year of competitive dancing. This is act II, summarizing my journey over the past two years.
Infographic Of The Day: Naming Your Business - Lessons Learned The Hard Way
The reality is that most businesses end as failures, and early decisions are extremely critical. While it's tempting to downplay the importance of coming up with a business name, the fact is that the first impression made on customers and suppliers has a massive bearing on the success of your enterprise.
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Written by Sig Silber
Some Southwest States may set high temperature records on Thanksgiving Day and the Phoenix Airport may record the first Meteorological Fall Season without measurable precipitation since 1938. Alaska is getting back-door cold fronts which are creating Gulf of Alaska Lows which then provide moisture to the Northwest. La Nina and Global Warming result in interesting weather. Continue reading to learn more.
Written by Dan Steinbock, Difference Group
Trump's Asia Strategy, Goals and Realities
Trump's critics claim he lacks a comprehensive approach to Asia. In reality, his current approach is aligned with moderate 'America First' goals. But what did Trump really achieve in Asia?
Stalingrad To El Alamein: What November 1942 Tells Us About Today's Russians - And The Brexit Mindse
Written by Gary
This post includes a summary of news at the time of market close. Have a great Thanksgiving - and remember the markets are closed tomorrow followed by a shortened session on Friday.
21Nov2017 Market Close: Wall Street Closes Higher, DOW Up 161 Points, October 2017 Headline Existing
-- this post authored by Steven Hansen
The 01 November 2017 meeting statement presented the actions taken. This post covers the economic discussion during this FOMC meeting between the members (minutes were released today). There was considerable discussion on inflation, and an interesting quote: