Author: Lowell

Can You Put The Privacy Genie Back In The Bottle?

Can You Put The Privacy Genie Back In The Bottle?

So you’ve been an active member on social media and used all the convenient way to purchase your needs and wants without regard to your personal privacy. But now you’re having second thoughts. So the 4th Amendment to the Constitution — as part of the Bill of Rights — was adopted which says, “The right…

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Zuckerberg To Meet With Conservative Thought Leaders

Zuckerberg To Meet With Conservative Thought Leaders

Following allegations that Facebook was suppressing conservative stories in the trending list of topics, Mark Zuckerberg has decided that the better part of valor will be to meet face to face with “conservative thought leaders” to lay out his case that such allegations aren’t true. (Reuters) – Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg will meet this…

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The Ultimate Insurance: Gold

The Ultimate Insurance: Gold

In a recent article, James Rickard talked about his conversations with people in his own neighborhood of “high rollers” and their perspective on the financial markets in which they are involved. In my ZIP code of Darien, Connecticut, it’s not unusual to bump into a billionaire every now and then.When I ask what they own,…

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China Warns US Not To Disturb The Hong Kong Social Order

China Warns US Not To Disturb The Hong Kong Social Order

It seems that tensions are growing between the US and China over Hong Kong. Considering this administrations penchant for stirring up trouble and chaos over the last eight years, this shouldn’t come as a surprise to anyone. BEIJING: China’s Foreign Ministry on Friday accused unidentified people in the United States of trying to “disturb” social…

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Reasons to Love Blockchain Technology

Reasons to Love Blockchain Technology

Many people associate the blockchain technology with Bitcoin. Granted, it was developed for use with Bitcoin. It, however, has proven over time to be the greater idea from the Bitcoin developer(s). Blockchain is the ultimate global database, beholden to no one and so highly distributed that tinkering is all but impossible. It’s associated with virtual…

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Could The Donald Trump Presidency Affect Your Wallet?

Could The Donald Trump Presidency Affect Your Wallet?

Via foxbusiness.com  This abbreviated version of the article is what Fox Business believes to be Donald Trumps affects on your wallet should he ultimately succeed in becoming the 45th President of the United States. On the surface, they seem reasonable and would help soften the hard collapse in the economy that appears to be teetering…

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Leaked Wiretaps of ISIS Show Ankara Ignores Terrorist Cross-border Activity

Leaked Wiretaps of ISIS Show Ankara Ignores Terrorist Cross-border Activity

Russia Today reports: Thousands of ISIS associates have been routinely crossing into Syria aided by contacts in Turkey, phone calls tapped by Ankara security forces and handed to the media by opposition MP Erem Erdem reveal. He accuses the government of a massive cover-up.  Erem Erdem’s released transcripts include: Transcribed phone recordings belonging to Ilhami…

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How Does Gold Get to $10,000/Oz.?

How Does Gold Get to $10,000/Oz.?

Indeed, James Rickards starts off with a little background to help understand why there is a definite possibility that gold gets to $10,000/oz. Is gold a commodity, an investment, or money? The gold price tracks the ups and downs of commodity indices. At other times, gold is viewed as a safe haven investment.At other times, gold…

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Time To Making the Chicken Run With Your Financial Assets?

Time To Making the Chicken Run With Your Financial Assets?

Doug Casey explores the idea whether it’s time to “make the chicken run” so you can preserve your financial assets, not to mention yourself, at this point in U.S history. He explains: “Making the chicken run” is what Rhodesians used to say about neighbors who packed up and got out during the ’60s and ’70s, before…

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Will Russia Survive Putin’s Adventurism?

Will Russia Survive Putin’s Adventurism?

To understand Ukraine and why Russia ventured into Ukraine under Putin, you have to understand a little bit of the history of the territory. The steppe on which Ukraine exists has been crossed, conquered and ruled by almost every major civilization on earth. Back in the 4th century, Kiev was the capital of what was then…

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