Joel Crandall

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Dubai stock market tumbles raising spectre of second crisis

The plunging oil price has dragged the Dubai stock market to its lowest level this year<p><b>Emerging markets</b><p><b>Questor says AVOID</b><p>Stock markets in the Middle East are tumbling once again as the falling oil price places fresh challenges on the finances of the region. They look like extremely risky prospects …

50 Things From 50 States That Will Make You Proud To Be American

The U.S. Army proudly protects all the things that make us proud.<p><b>2. Kayaks From ALASKA</b><p>Kayaks were invented by the Inuit and Aleut tribes. The boats eventually showed up in Europe in the mid-1800s, but the origins of this genius watercraft are quintessentially American.<p><b>3. World's Oldest Rodeo in</b> …

Stealthy Shape-Shifting Skin Could Wrap Chinese Aircraft

Researchers publish stealth secrets<p>Chinese researchers have developed a new aircraft skin that makes planes even harder to see on radar. Published this week, the technique makes a plane skin that can adapt to different radar frequencies and react to them, the radio wave equivalent of chameleon skin.<p>…

Paris Terror Attacks Pressure U.S. 'Patience' Strategy for ISIS

Ever since the U.S. military campaign against ISIS began in 2014, Pentagon officials have said the U.S. has time on its side. Rather than an …

U.S. 'reasonably certain' drone strike killed ISIS mouthpiece 'Jihadi John'

<b>(CNN) —</b> He hid his face, but "Jihadi John" was the English-speaking voice of ISIS. His twisted, videotaped taunts and acts of terrible cruelty -- beheading hostages who had gone to the Middle East to report stories and help others -- symbolized the Islamist militant group's depravity and …

Terrorism

France-Total War?

The day after Kurdish forces with U.S. support expelled the Islamic State from the town of Sinjar in Northern Iraq; the day after the U.S. triumphantly announced that ISIS executioner "Jihadi" John had been "evaporated" by a missile fired from a U.S. drone--yesterday, on February 13th, ISIS boasted …

Islamic Fundamentalism

How dividend investing can help you raise your family

Over the years, I've written dozens of columns about dividends: Dividends are great for retirees, dividends get a tax break, dividend stocks have outperformed non-dividend stocks, dividend stocks pay you to sit there and do nothing.<p>All true. But today, I want to explore a benefit of dividend …

ISIL crisis ensnares Clinton and Obama

Paris attacks shake second debate, put Democrats on the defensive.<p>The sun rose Friday with chatter about Bernie Sanders plans to attack Hillary Clinton. It set with reports of a real attack by ISIL on Paris that instantly upended the priorities of the Democratic field.<p>The terrorist assault on the …