Cartoonist Fired From German Newspaper Over Netanyahu Drawing

Via Middle East Monitor, A leading German daily fired a cartoonist over anti-semitic views on Friday after he drew a caricature of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. The cartoon by Dieter Hanitzsch showed Netanyahu carrying a missile in his hand. He is dressed up as Israeli singer Netta Barzilai,…

Buffett’s Wrong: Bitcoin Has Cashflow…

Via BambouClub, There is a fallacy that Bitcoin has no CashFlow. That’s what Warren Buffet thinks. Wrong. Bitcoin has Cashflow. image courtesy of CoinTelegraph Where is the Cashflow? Lending to Margin-Traders at Exchanges Hard Forks Arbitrage of the Basis (Contango or Backwardation) of Bitcoin Futures…

Hungary’s Unique Solution To The Soros Strategy

Via FreeWestMedia.com, It is well-known that Hungary put up a border fence, but how does it really work to keep migrants out? It appears to be a multiple-layer border fence stopping illegal migration to the country almost totally. The legal framework is nothing short of…

“Fuck Turkey”: Netanyahu Son’s Message to Ankara Over Gaza Massacre

Via Middle East Eye, The row between Tel Aviv and Ankara over the killing of 62 Palestinians sinks to new depths, with Israeli PM’s son posting explicit message… “Fuck Turkey.”  That was the message the Israeli prime minister’s son gave to the world, as a…

Ranking The Most (And Least) Productive Industries

Via Priceonomics.com, A common complaint for people about their workplace is that things never get done. Bureaucracy, politics, and coordination costs among teams means that projects are completed at a snail’s pace, if it all. You often see this complaint among people at large companies,…

China Gold Demand Off To Hot Start

Via GoldTelegraph.com, It looks to be another boom year for gold. Investors are anticipating a continued demand for the precious metal for the fifth year in a row, driven by geopolitical uncertainties and less-than-strong predictions for the U.S. economy and the U.S. dollar in 2019. In times…

Congress Is Planning To Spend Millions On Search For Aliens, UFOs

Via ValueWalk.com, A new bill in the House of Representatives related to NASA’s funding proposes $10 million a year to search for signs of life out there. A climate denier may be the reason the S-word is back in vogue in Congress. Oh yeah, not that S-word, the other one:…

Has Europe Rebelled?

Via Oriental Review, Washington’s current foreign-policy practice is a bit reminiscent of the golden era of the Ottoman Sublime Porte, in the sense that any visit by a leader of a vassal state is seen as nothing more than an opportunity for a public demonstration…

Stock Bull- & Bear-Traps Galore

Via Global Macro Monitor, The S&P500 could not hold the 50-day moving average today, setting, yet again, a nice bull trap to hang out the MoMo crowd.  Seeing a lot more traps, both bull and bear,  these days.  It is the result of the increasing…