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Oil Price Crash Triggered By The Fed? Amazing Chart

Correlation is not causation. Just because two things occur at the same time doesn't mean that one causes the other. I get that.<p>But when the Fed buys …

Let us now give thanks for oil busts, a great American tradition

In recent years, America’s oil and gas sector has flared brightly against an otherwise gloomy economic backdrop.<p>Since the end of the Great Recession, the number of jobs in oil and gas extraction—not counting related industries such as transportation—has jumped 35%, while total US jobs have risen …

Oil & Gas Industry

A wounded economy

VLADIMIR PUTIN is not short of problems, many of his own creation. There is the carnage in eastern Ukraine, where he is continuing to stir things up. …

Russia

Why the US has the most powerful currency on the planet

It must be wonderful to be so desirable at age 100.<p>Yes, it was in late 1914 that the US Federal Reserve note, the official incarnation of the US dollar, first shot from the US Treasury’s Bureau of Printing and Engraving.<p>There’s been little official fanfare. But the dollar itself has spent its …

Economics

Sears Has a Deal to Offer Its Shareholders

When you're a public company and you need money, you can raise it in a bunch of different ways, each of which conveys a different amount of …

Is timing the market irrelevant?

Stock trader and data analyst, Deepak Shenoy, has done two posts on inflation-adjusted equity returns at his popular blog, Capitalmind.in. In the …

Investing

Italy’s in terminal decline, and no one has the guts to stop it

Everything that’s wrong with France is worse here<p>Listen<p><i>Rome</i><p>The Rome Opera House sacked its entire orchestra and chorus the other day. Financed and managed by the state, and therefore crippled by debt, the opera house — like so much else in Italy — had been a jobs-for-life trade union fiefdom. Its …

Europe

Ronald Reagan’s career-making speech still shines 50 years on | Financial Times

What were the great turning points of the cold war? You could make a case that one was 50 years ago on Monday when Ronald Reagan gave a speech, “A …

Ronald Reagan

How to see into the future | Financial Times

Irving Fisher was once the most famous economist in the world. Some would say he was the greatest economist who ever lived. “Anywhere from a decade …

Economics

Iran: Dried out | Financial Times

Farmers who worked the fertile lands around Isfahan have had to find a new way to make a living since the river at the heart of this Iranian city ran …

Water

The Running Novelist

Learning how to go the distance.<p>A long time has passed since I started running on an everyday basis. Specifically, it was the fall of 1982. I was thirty-three then.<p>Not long before that, I was the owner of a small jazz club in Tokyo, near Sendagaya Station. Soon after leaving college—I’d been so …

How the Israel-Palestine Peace Deal Died

I.<p>At around noon on March 20 last year, Air Force One landed at Tel Aviv’s Ben Gurion Airport for Barack Obama’s first presidential visit to …

Israel

Examining the New Sick Man of Europe

The TV images of the Tour de France show an idyllic country, but behind the gloss is a nation where fears of decline are prompting people to vote for …

France

Patrick Cockburn · Isis consolidates

The birth of the new state is the most radical change to the political geography of the Middle East since the Sykes-Picot Agreement was implemented …

Middle East

Gabriel García Márquez's Secret Muse Finally Reveals Herself

Culture<p>Even the briefest encounter has the power to transform us, Gabriel García Márquez believed. Living in Paris in the late 1950s, he spotted …

Troubled waters: the Mekong River crisis | Financial Times

Den Kroolong got the jolting news in a 6am phone call at his home in northern Thailand one day in December last year. His boat had disappeared. Being …

China

'I Never Saw Him Drunk': An Interview with Bukowski’s Longtime Publisher

John Martin was Bukowski's publisher from 1965 until the author's death, in 1994. Despite knowing him for almost 30 years and serving as the best man at one of his weddings, Martin says he never saw the Buk hammered. But that's not to say others didn't.<p>Regardless of your opinions on …

The secret of Generation C | Financial Times

Last weekend I was strolling through central Manhattan with my daughters when they spotted a Starbucks. “We have to go there – please, please!” one …

Coffee

The Fall of Mosul and the False Promises of Modern History

By Juan Cole<p>The fall of Mosul to the radical, extremist Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS) is a set of historical indictments. Mosul is Iraq’s …

Iraq: Barack Obama’s self-regarding goodness is bad news for the rest of us

The would-be Peace President, by failing to grasp strategy the force, will leave a legacy of war<p>People blame the new horrors in Iraq on the American-led invasion in 2003. But the exact reason why the country is in civil war today is because the Americans are not there. If US troops were still …

Richard Lloyd Parry · The Story of Thaksin Shinawatra

Korn went to Winchester, then to St John’s College, Oxford, then to S.G. Warburg and J.P. Morgan. His great friend and confrère Abhisit Vejjajiva, …

Thug: A Life of Caravaggio in Sixty-Nine Paragraphs

<b>1.</b><br>They tortured him of course.<p><b>2.</b><br>More precisely, they carved up his face – “sfregio,” it was called, a ritual disfigurement intended to inflict …

The Big Short War

Hedge-fund titan Bill Ackman has vowed to bring down Herbalife, the 33-year-old nutritional-supplement company, which he views as a pyramid scheme. With his massive shorting of Herbalife stock, the price plummeted, prompting two fellow billionaires—Ackman’s former friend Dan Loeb and activist …

How Different Cultures Understand Time

In the Western Hemisphere, the United States and Mexico employ time in such diametrically opposing manners that it causes intense friction between the two peoples.<p>In Western Europe, the Swiss attitude to time bears little relation to that of neighboring Italy.<p>Thais do not evaluate the passing of …

Ever Wished That Calvin and Hobbes Creator Bill Watterson Would Return to the Comics Page? Well, He Just Did.

Bill Watterson is the Bigfoot of cartooning.He is legendary. He is reclusive. And like Bigfoot, there is really only one photo of him in existence<b>.</b> …

Everyone Is Special - The American Interest

Everyone Is Special<p>Most countries think they’re special, and they have a master narrative to prove it. The key to making American diplomacy more …