Volcker 2.0 Eases Bank Compliance

The approval by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) and the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) of the newly updated Volcker rule will ease compliance with the requirements that prevent banks from engaging in proprietary trading, and, in doing so, would enhance their role as market makers and aid market liquidity, according … Read moreVolcker 2.0 Eases Bank Compliance

Fed Admits Working Against President Trump – Wayne Jett

By Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com (Early Sunday Release)  The Federal Reserve made it clear it was working against President Trump for the 2020 election.  Former NY Fed Chief Bill Dudley wrote an Op-Ed recently that said President Trump was “making bad choices” in his trade negotiations with China.  He also said, “There’s even an argument that … Read moreFed Admits Working Against President Trump – Wayne Jett

Inflation: How Bad Can It Be? with Rob Kirby

~Audio will publish on Thursday, September 5th by 6pm CT~ “There are only three ways to meet the unpaid bills of a nation. The first is taxation. The second is repudiation. The third is inflation.” ~ Herbert Hoover By Catherine Austin Fitts Last week, I had the privilege of spending time in Toronto with Rob … Read moreInflation: How Bad Can It Be? with Rob Kirby

Columbia University Pres. Dismisses Concerns about Foreign Students

When I first saw the title of this piece by Columbia University President Lee Bollinger, dismissing concerns about students from China as potential spies, what jumped out was the phrase foreign-born. Not “foreign students,” but “foreign-born students.” As I’ve written before, the wording is deliberate, apparently a PR move motivated by concern that the word foreign evokes … Read moreColumbia University Pres. Dismisses Concerns about Foreign Students

Our So-Called Foreign Policy: Why Mattis Isn’t the Last Word on “America First”

By all accounts, General George S. Patton was one of America’s greatest battlefield leaders during World War II. And by nearly all of those same accounts, he had no qualifications to advise Presidents on the grand strategies that would serve the country best in world affairs. I couldn’t help but think of Patton while reading … Read moreOur So-Called Foreign Policy: Why Mattis Isn’t the Last Word on “America First”

Indian man faces abduction charges after 4-hour standoff at motel

NRI Pulse Staff Report Atlanta, GA, August 31, 2019: Cops arrested a 50-year-old Indian man after he allegedly held a woman hostage inside a Virginia motel for four hours yesterday. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) and the U.S. Marshals Service were attempting to serve administrative immigration paperwork on Ravindra H. Patel at the King’s Court … Read moreIndian man faces abduction charges after 4-hour standoff at motel

Homeless with Gratitude: Home Sweet Homeless Home

As crazy as it might sound, sometimes homelessness is the best alternative. I’ve rented rooms in disgustingly filthy homes with severely dysfunctional people. I’ve had roommates who were gun-wielding drug dealers. And I’ve lived with emotionally violent and abusive women. … Continue reading → The post Homeless with Gratitude: Home Sweet Homeless Home appeared first … Read moreHomeless with Gratitude: Home Sweet Homeless Home

Public Watchdogs Calls for Court Intervention to Halt Burial of Nuclear Waste Along Southern California’s Coastline

Press Release from PublicWatchdogs.org: “Public Watchdogs Calls for Court Intervention to Halt Burial of Nuclear Waste Along Southern California’s Coastline. The public advocacy group is asking for an immediate halt to storing deadly nuclear waste in canisters at the failed San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station 
Get this release as a pdf https://publicwatchdogs.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/08/Public_Watchdogs_08-30-2019-_Press-Release.pdf 
San Diego, Calif. … Read morePublic Watchdogs Calls for Court Intervention to Halt Burial of Nuclear Waste Along Southern California’s Coastline

A film can be made on my life: Ranu Mondal tells her story

New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) About 60 years ago, she was born into a well-to-do family. Unfortunately, she got separated from her parents. Later, her marriage to a cook of late Bollywood star Feroz Khan took her from West Bengal to Mumbai. Then “cracks” in her family emerged and her struggle for livelihood increased. Cut to … Read moreA film can be made on my life: Ranu Mondal tells her story

Alternate-day fasting a safe option to cut calories: Study

Sydney, Aug 31 (IANS) Researchers have found that alternate-day fasting (ADF) can be a safe option for calorie restriction. The study published in the journal Cell Metabolism looked at the effects of strict alternate-day fasting on healthy people and found several health benefits. “In this study, we aimed to explore a broad range of parameters, from … Read moreAlternate-day fasting a safe option to cut calories: Study

Your Most Popular Rideshare Insurance Questions: Answered

Rideshare insurance can be a confusing topic for drivers. Depending on where you live, how you drive and even how you purchase other types of insurance, your costs and experience can vary widely. In this article, RSG contributor Gabe Ets-Hokin answers all of your most frequently asked questions about rideshare insurance, including why you need it, … Read moreYour Most Popular Rideshare Insurance Questions: Answered

Moving From Florida To San Francisco To Become An Uber Driver

I know we tend to cover what it’s like driving for Uber and Lyft in California a lot, but it’s by far the biggest and most lucrative markets. Have you ever thought about picking up and moving here to drive? Today, senior RSG contributor Jay Cradeur interviewed a man who did just that: Jeremy moved … Read moreMoving From Florida To San Francisco To Become An Uber Driver

DoorDash Launches Dasher Community Council

Amid the recent news of DoorDash tipping and pay to couriers, DoorDash’s new Community Council may have been overshadowed. RSG contributor and Dasher extraordinaire Dash Bridges shares what the Dasher Community Council (DCC) is, how to become a DCC member, and suggestions for the DCC when it meets. For those of you outside of the food delivery … Read moreDoorDash Launches Dasher Community Council

Are Uber and Lyft Taking More From Drivers Than Previously Thought?

In this week’s roundup, senior RSG contributor John Ince highlights the intriguing expose by Jalopnik on Uber and Lyft’s take rates. We’ve known about upfront pricing from Uber for a while now, but Jalopnik gathered information from over 14,000 drivers to put together an exhaustive perspective on Uber, Lyft, and just how much they take from … Read moreAre Uber and Lyft Taking More From Drivers Than Previously Thought?

It’s Not So Bad After All – The Property Imperative Weekly 31 August 2019

The latest edition of our weekly finance and property news digest with a distinctively Australian flavour. Contents: 1:11 – US Markets 4:25 – Bond Rates 5:29 – Q2 Earnings 6:40 – UK 7:51 – Europe 8:49 – Argentina 9:44 – Australian Section 10:00 – GDP Guidance 11:12 – Home Prices 16:56 – Auction Results 18:16 … Read moreIt’s Not So Bad After All – The Property Imperative Weekly 31 August 2019

AIG Presents EB-5 investment solutions to Korean investors

American Immigration Group, LLC (“AIG”) a leading EB5 Regional Center, headquartered in New York, is pleased to present EB-5 Investment solutions to Korean investors seeking to obtain Permanent Residency in the U.S. “American Immigration Group is expanding to yet another market and we are very excited to start our presence there,” said Qendrese Sadriu-Rrustemi, the Managing … Read moreAIG Presents EB-5 investment solutions to Korean investors

‘This loan was not normal’: Chinese nationals who invested in Vail condo project sue developer, lender

The condo Solaris in Vail.  Condo project Solaris claims on its website to be “Vail’s premier address.” But 13 Chinese nationals who put up millions toward the project see it somewhat differently, saying they invested in “a Roach Motel designed to extract value from foreigners.” The phrase appears in a lawsuit filed by the individuals Wednesday against … Read more‘This loan was not normal’: Chinese nationals who invested in Vail condo project sue developer, lender

Google reveals years-long ‘indiscriminate’ iPhone hack

Google security experts uncovered an “indiscriminate” hacking operation that targeted iPhones over a period of at least two years and used websites to implant malicious software to access photos, user locations and other data. Once installed, the malicious software “primarily focused on stealing files and uploading live location data.” Please follow and like us: