Super Typhoon Haiyan 3.5 times more forceful than Hurricane Katrina

ShareThis Super Typhoon Haiyan 3.5 times more forceful than Hurricane Katrina –Major coastal city of Tacloban took brunt of storm with water rising 40 to 50 feet 08 Nov 2013 As dawn broke Saturday in the Philippines, the devastation of Super Typhoon Haiyan was expected to become better known a day after the storm — […]

Philip Marshall – Lack of Evidence

by Greg Fernandez Jr “As a former operative in this group’s notorious covert missions, including Iran-Contra and the sting of Pablo Escobar, I recognized that this smoke rising over Manhattan might add a major piece to my large jigsaw puzzle of evidence.” – Philip Marshall (The Big Bamboozle, page 9) Philip Marshall’s first wife, Ann […]

Gas Prices Could Hit $5 by Summer

By: CNBC As the average gas price nationwide climbs towards $ 4 a gallon, analysts and energy experts are forecasting that prices could hit the $ 5 mark at the pumps this summer. Rising gas prices could set the economy back. Crude prices surged last year, causing prices at the pump to shoot up. This […]

Oil prices are rising, a gallon is now $3.65 nationally

By Chris Kahn, Associated Press – DesertNews.com NEW YORK — Oil prices are approaching last year’s highs as tensions increase over Iran’s nuclear program. The rise pushed gasoline prices on Friday to a national average of $ 3.65 per gallon, the highest ever for this time of year. Western nations fear Iran is building a […]

10 Places Where a Gallon of Gas Is More Expensive Than in the U.S.

If it’s been a while since you filled up, you might be in for a rude awakening the next time you visit the gas station. Prices have been rising steadily in the past few weeks on skyrocketing crude oil prices; the cost of a gallon of regular gas stands at $3.57, up 19 cents from […]

Price Shock: Watch Cost of Gas Jump 10 Cents During ABC’s ‘World News’ Broadcast

By Sarah Amos, ABCNews.com The headlines of major newspapers and TV networks this week have been dominated by rising gas prices. Drivers across the country have shared their stories on the cost – with many already paying more than $ 4 a gallon at the pump. There have even been reports of gas prices rising […]

Christie’s $32.1 Billion Budget Counts on Rising Tax Revenue

By Terrence Dopp, BusinessWeek.com New Jersey Governor Chris Christie proposed a $ 32.1 billion spending plan, the biggest in five years, that counts on tax revenue increasing the most since before the recession began. The budget, which is $ 2.4 billion more than the plan enacted last year, would reduce income and business taxes while […]

Obama to Meet with Netanyahu on March 5 Amidst Rising Iran Tensions

The Intel Hub By Madison Ruppert February 20, 2012 Today the White House announced that President of the United States Barack Obama will meet with Israel’s Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. This comes as the potential of an Israeli strike on Iran only continues to grow and the tensions between the West and Iran consistently rise […]

Obama’s Tax Policy Targets Rising Sector of His Base: The Affluent

By JOHN HARWOOD, NYTimes.com WASHINGTON — Partisan clashes over President Obama’s proposed tax increases have obscured something remarkable: that the affluent Americans targeted by his policy represent a growing share of his own party’s base. You would not know it from Republican cries of class warfare swirling around Mr. Obama’s new budget, which reiterates his […]

Fed Action Will Decide Next Major Move For Gold

As our regular readers will know, we view US real interest rates as the key determinant of gold prices over the medium term. Six weeks ago we updated the situation with U.S. real rates (discussion of the theory behind the relationship can be found in that article) and since then, we have observed the gap […]