Monday, December 22, 2014
Big And Bigger O
The Onion - Biden Tossed Out Of Car Passing By White House
Global Warming - The Future
AlterNet: NYPD Union President Evokes Fear in Black New Yorkers in Aftermath Police Shootings - The gunman acted alone, but an entire community braces for a siege.
The Market On Monday
At 8:50 a.m. ET futures are moderately higher and the price of oil per barrel is down. The market is poised to open higher and oil equities will once again be under pressure.
The oil producer shake out and game of chicken continues with the Saudis telling the world f.u. we are not cutting production. And so the price of oil will continue to tumble until those ventures that have new stakes and new claims find it not profitable to continue pumping oil. It's going to be a wild 2015 in the stock market.
CNN: Stocks: 4 things to know before the open
Firmer oil is also helping Russian markets. The ruble is rising against the dollar, trimming its losses for the year to 42%.
Sunday, December 21, 2014
The Onion - Scientific Community Baffled By Man Whose Waist 32 With Some Pants, 33 With Others
Two NYPD Officers Murdered
Guardian UK: Gunman murders two NYPD officers in Brooklyn before shooting himself
Global Warming - Confederacy Of Dunces
NYT: Bring On the Dark - Why We Need the Winter Solstice