Monthly Archives: July 2017
Investors have another heavy earnings week ahead as we also await the latest Unemployment Rate and Average Hourly Earnings figures. Additionally, on the economic front, we have Personal Spending, Pending Home Sales and Challenger Job Cuts. Earnings: Earnings had their heaviest week last week, so it’s all down here from here. We still have a heavy […]
With major “newspapers of record” like the New York Times and Washington Post facing the very real threat of financial destruction, they’ve more than ever become Deep State vanity presses owned by mega-billionaries like Carlos Slim (NYT) and Jeff Bezos (WaPo).
Worse yet, due to doors opened by the likes of NAFTA and Clinton-era telecommunications reform, nearly all major news media have been consolidated into only six mega-conglomerates. Perhaps, then, the further degradation of an already-troubled field shouldn’t be surprising.
Popular YouTube Channels Aimed at Children Bombard Viewers with Bizarre Repetition of Abortion, Suicide, Scat Eating, Torture, & Other Disturbing Themes
Co-opting popular characters and viral keywords like Minnie Mouse, Elsa from Frozen, and “superhero IRL,” the videos feature depraved repeating themes and imagery depicting cheating/infidelity, pregnancy/abortion, simulated sex, dungeon torture, injections, and even defacation and scat eating in their content.
Collectively the channels have many millions of views, presumably from children, but adults who have discovered the channels have found their content incoherent as well as highly disturbing.
What Would Janet Do? Likely Nothing Investors have a light economic data week ahead as all eyes point to the Fed and earnings. On the economic front, we have 2Q GDP. Federal Reserve: On Wednesday (7/26), the Fed will release a statement where everybody will be waiting to see if the Federal Reserve decides to […]
All of a sudden, a military conflict is imminent between India and China. Three weeks ago, out of the blue, Indian troops crossed the Sikkim border and squatted 100 meters inside Chinese territory. They were held there by Chinese border troops. India declared that the 1890 border treaty between China and Sikkim, a formerly independent […]
People are well-warned not to go digging after the Clintons. Here is another one dying of an apparent suicide. Or perhaps being suicided. http://www.ibtimes.com/gop-operative-peter-w-smiths-cause-death-might-not-be-suicide-reports-say-2565737 http://www.latimes.com/politics/ct-peter-smith-death-met-0713-20170713-story.html Reminds me of the Queen song, Another One Bites The Dust. -doublewood *For more, check out the following www.touchstoneconnect.com (TSC) post: ANOTHER CLINTON ASSOCIATE COMMITS SUICIDE – REALLY? WELL, I’VE […]
An important 10-part documentary series on China’s deepening of reform, 将改革进行到底, are being aired currently in China. Here are the first two episodes. They are in Chinese only（We will try to find ones with English subtitles…）. http://www.dzwww.com/shandong/sdnews/201707/t20170718_16175950.htm http://heze.dzwww.com/shxw/201707/t20170719_16060512.htm These are essential for gaining an understanding of China’s recent developments and strategic plans under Xi Jingping […]
Investors will turn their attention towards the latest out of earnings as we have a quiet data week. On the economic front, we have Empire State Manufacturing, Building Permits and Housing Starts. Earnings: After our first bout of earnings with the banks last Friday, earnings heat up as investors get to hear from 70 S&P 500 […]
Working much harder than New Jersey Governor Chris Christie ever would After a heavy week on the economic front, investors will turn their attention to the testimony of Fed Chair Janet Yellen in front of the House Financial Services Committee. On the economic front, we have CPI, Retail Sales and University of Michigan Sentiment. […]
We can’t get anything passed him at this point We start off the 2nd half of the year with a shortened trading week for the 4th of July holiday. On the economic front, we have Manufacturing PMI, the Unemployment Rate, Non-Farm Payrolls and Average Hourly Earnings. Non-Farm Payrolls & Unemployment Rate: Non-Farm Payrolls, the […]