US Foreign Policy Towards Russia Revives Cold War

What could the Obama administration be thinking? The eastward expansion of NATO over the years alarmed Russian leaders, but cooperation between the US and Russia continued to grow. That is until the US and the EU tried to place the Ukraine firmly under western control. With Obama, the provocation of the Russians reached a new […]

SNB Central Bank Lesson. Never Ever Trust a Central Banker

Three years ago The Swiss National Bank stated that pegging the Swiss Franc to the Euro at 1.20 was a policy that was in place forever. Forever lasted until the cost of maintaining the peg became too great. Anne Van Praagh, managing director of Moody’s Investors Service, said by phone from New York on Jan. […]

Shale Oil Companies In Trouble as Oil Price Tanks

Still think shale oil will make America oil independent? Still believe the clap trap voiced by most politicians and mainstream media cheerleaders about how shale oil will save us? Perhaps it’s time to reexamine the shale oil industry and the cash requirements of drilling well after well. The main thing to understand about shale oil […]

Danger in Collapse of Russia’s Economic System

The collapse of Russia’s economic system is dangerous. In an interconnected world, there are sure to be unintended consequences. The unfolding disaster brings to mind the 1998 currency crisis. It brought a lot of pain to investors worldwide. With Putin’s and Russia’s troubles there’re dangers to the world other than economic. Putin blames the West […]