Monthly Archives: March 2015

Stocks Leaving March, Going Out Like A Lion, For Stocks, April Is As Good As It Gets — Historically The Best Month Of The Year For Equities, Friday Jobs Report — When Market Is Closed — Remains a Wildcard

Stocks Leaving March, Going Out Like A Lion, For Stocks, April Is As Good As It Gets — Historically The Best Month Of The Year For Equities, Friday Jobs Report — When Market Is Closed — Remains a Wildcard www.fortunascorner.com         China got the ball rolling yesterday evening and global equity markets […]

‘Extraordinary Bugged Calls Between Rebels Suggest MH-17 Shot Down With Missile Smuggled Into Ukraine By Russian Military — As Prosecutors Launch Appeal For Witnesses

‘Extraordinary Bugged Calls Between Rebels Suggest MH-17 Shot Down With Missile Smuggled Into Ukraine By Russian Military — As Prosecutors Launch Appeal For Witnesses www.fortunascorner.com      Will Stewart, writing in the March 30, 2015 edition of London’s, TheDailyMailOnline, writes that “extraordinary bugged calls between separatists that suggests Malaysian Flight MH-17 was shot down [July […]

Why Is Russia Deploying Nuclear Weapons to Crimea?

  http://www.worldaffairsjournal.org/content/why-russia-deploying-nuclear-weapons-crimea Why Is Russia Deploying Nuclear Weapons to Crimea? Publication: Eurasia Daily Monitor Volume: 12 Issue: 57 March 27, 2015 03:19 PM Age: 3 days By: Stephen Blank (Source: Reuters) Recently, there has been an uptick in Russian efforts to defend the placement of nuclear-capable weapons, if not actual nuclear weapons, on Ukraine’s Crimean […]

The Kingdom’s Nukes

http://formerspook.blogspot.com/2015/03/the-kingdoms-nukes.html  03/29/2015 The Kingdom’s Nukes By some accounts, the “crowning achievement” of the Obama Administration’s foreign policy may be just hours away. According to Reuters (and other media outlets), the U.S. and key European allies, along with Russia and China, are closing in on a “2 or 3 page agreement” that would form the basis […]

Petrobras Scandal Casts Cloud Over Brazil’s Prospects

  IISS Strategic Comments Petrobras scandal casts cloud over Brazil’s prospects   Brazil’s state oil company Petrobras is engulfed in the biggest corruption scandal in the country’s history, with many top figures both from the company and from the ruling Workers’ Party implicated in a vast kickback scheme. Following the chief executive’s resignation in February, […]

BREAKING: Police Shoot Vehicle Ramming Gate At NSA Headquarters/Ft. Meade

BREAKING: Police shoot vehicle ramming the gate at NSA headquarters at Ft. Meade FILE – In this June 6, 2013 file photo, a sign stands outside the National Security Agency (NSA) campus in Fort Meade, Md. The NSA considered abandoning its secret program to collect and store American calling records in the months before leaker […]

Coding Forum Github Hit By Cyber Attack

  financial times March 30, 2015 7:30 am Coding Forum Github Hit By Cyber Attack Hannah Kuchler in San Francisco and Charles Clover in Beijing ©Bloomberg Github, an online forum for software developers that also hosts tools used by Chinese internet users to bypass censorship, has been hit by a powerful cyber attack that security […]

Ukraine PM: Russia Could Spark New Offensive

http://www.militarytimes.com/story/military/2015/03/27/ukraine-pm-russia-could-spark-new-offensive/70565746/ Ukraine PM: Russia could spark new offensive By Kate De Pury and Peter Leonard, The Associated Press 6:02 p.m. EDT March 27, 2015 Ukrainian Prime Minister Arseniy Yatsenyuk talks with reporters during an interview with the Associated Press in Kiev, Ukraine, March 27, 2015. (Photo: Efrem Lukatsky/AP) CONNECT 22 TWEETLINKEDINCOMMENTEMAILMORE KIEV, Ukraine — Russia […]

U.S. Stock Futures Surging This Morning On News China Hints At Further Stimulus To Spur Lending; U.S. Stock Futures Surge

U.S. Stock Futures Surging This Morning On News China Hints At Further Stimulus To Spur Lending; U.S. Stock Futures Surge www.fotunascorner.com      U.S. stock futures are surging this morning on the back of news Beijing is considering additional stimulus to spur lending in the country.  Zhou Xiaochuan, Governor of the People’s Bank of China […]

U.S. Coding Website GitHub Hit With Cyberattack

‎THE WALL STREET JOURNAL TECHNOLOGY‎ U.S. Coding Website GitHub Hit With Cyberattack Security experts say attack is likely an att ENLARGE Workers installed a billboard for GitHub Inc. in San Francisco last November. PHOTO: DAVID PAUL MORRIS/BLOOMBERG NEWS By ‎ EVA DOU March 29, 2015 10:22 a.m. ET 18 COMMENTS BEIJING—A popular U.S. coding website is enduring an […]