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Is This Why The Dollar Is Tanking?

Some nasty polling data out of Gallup about American global leadership that may explain, in part,  the dollar’s weakness, which is surprising to many given the strong economic data and ebullient equity markets. We thus suspect the weak Dixie is … Continue reading

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Nonlinear Thinking: Lifeguard drone completes world-first ocean rescue

It has been a while since our last nonlinear thinking post. We think it is time to start up again. We wrote about the coming of the iLifeguard back in in 2013, Nonlinear Thinking: iLifeguards Posted on March 26, 2013 … Continue reading

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Hardest Working Countries – Statista

Interesting stuff from Statista.  Should blow away the priors of the hoi polloi, especially in the EU. Across the globe, people are firmly back in the working groove after all the fun, relaxation and overindulgence of the holiday season. This … Continue reading

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QOTD: Dr. King

The ultimate tragedy is not the oppression and cruelty by the bad people but the silence over that by the good people.  – Martin Luther King, Jr .

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Week In Review – Jan 12

“Frothy the Snowman, was a jolly, happy soul…. Thumpety, thump, thump, thumpety thump, thump, look at Frothy go!” Momentum is a very powerful thang, especially when powered by a theme of synchronized global expansion and  “blockbuster” retail money flows into … Continue reading

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Lionel Messi’s 100-Million-Euro Contract – Spiegel

Betcha Messi glad he didn’t quit now! Lionel Messi’s new contracts with FC Barcelona exceed all limits. Two contracts that Messi signed with FC Barcelona on June 30, 2017 — an employment contract and one covering his marketing rights — … Continue reading

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Sector ETF Performance – January 12

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Global Risk Monitor – January 12

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Merkel secures ‘grand coalition’ breakthrough – FT

The German chancellor’s conservative bloc and left-of-centre rivals the Social Democrats have achieved a breakthrough in exploratory talks on forming a new ‘grand coalition’ ► Subscribe to FT.com here: http://bit.ly/2r8RJzM .

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World’s Fastest Growing Economies In 2018

We have updated with the latest 2018 and 2019-20 average annual forecasts and ranked the world’s country 2018 GDP forecasts in our ginormous table below. The data are from the October 2017 IMF’s World Economic Outlook. The forecasts probably underestimate … Continue reading

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