Visualizing Italy’s Plunging Investment In Infrastructure

After a motorway bridge collapsed in Genoa on Tuesday killing 35 people, Italy is still in shock and mourning. While rescuers searched the rubble and twisted steel for survivors, investigators were already examining possible reasons for such a catastrophic collapse. The country’s transport minister called…

Two Canaries To Keep An Eye On

Yes, the Lira is up (still below Friday’s close)…   …and The Dow is up (thanks Home Depot), but if everything is awesome, why are copper futures and EURCHF tumbling?   Copper is at one-month lows…   And EURCHF (safe haven flow signal) is back…

LIVE: TRUMP REFUSES TO MEET MUELLER FOR INTERVIEW. OBAMA DOJ BRUCE OHR FACES SERIOUS QUESTIONS

Donald Trump’s attorneys and Robert Mueller still at impasse over president’s testimony https://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/2018/08/08/donald-trumps-attorneys-and-mueller-still-impasse-over-testimony/937721002/ BREAKING: Bruce Ohr Docs Raise Serious Questions https://saraacarter.com/breaking-bruce-ohr-docs-raise-serious-questions/ SUPPORT H. A. ON PATREON: https://www.patreon.com/user?u=5764561 FBI agent Peter Strzok escorted from building amid internal review http://thehill.com/policy/national-security/393101-fbi-agent-peter-strzok-escorted-from-building-amid-internal-review Office of the Inspector General U.S. Department…

Looks like a narrow (yet big) victory for GOP in Ohio’s 12th District race

The good news is that there are still plenty of Republicans out there, and if they are motivated to vote, Republicans can survive a bad electoral environment. VISIT THE SOURCE ARTICLE Looks like a narrow (yet big) victory for GOP in Ohio’s 12th District race

Voters More Likely to Credit Trump for Economy Over Obama

With the unemployment rate still among 18-year lows and the Dow Jones Industrial Average still among all-time highs, voters are slowly giving President Trump more credit than President Obama for the improving economy, though there remains a stark partisan divide. Voters agree, though, that impeaching…

Massive “Fire Tornado” Blaze Started By A Flat Tire; White House Declares “Major Disaster” In California

One the most destructive wildfires in California history, the Carr fire, is still raging with only about 40% of it contained while elsewhere in the state, especially in the north, fires continue to expand. Overnight a seventh person was reported killed by the Carr fire as…

A Bold Step to End Impunity in Syria Chemical Attacks

Expand A still from video shows green smoke from a chlorine attack by Syrian government forces in the Daheert Awwad neighborhood of Aleppo, Syria on November 22, 2016. © 2016 Aleppo Media Center Stalled international efforts to hold to account those responsible for the slew…

Trump Seen As More Faithful to the U.S. Constitution Than Obama

Voters still have a strong attachment to the U.S. Constitution and think President Trump has been more faithful to it than his predecessor in the White House. One-in-three Likely U.S. Voters (33%) think, when it comes to the executive actions he has taken in the…

As Firms Buy-Back Shares In Record Amounts, Look Who Was Selling

As the old adage goes “if you’ve been at the table for a while and you still don’t know who the sucker is… it’s you.” And in the case of the US equity market, it is hard to argue with who the ‘whales’ are and…