Category International Monetary Fund

How To Track The Original Location Of An Email Via Its IP Address

This isn’t bullet-proof.  Spoofing, stealth malware, and so on.  A sophisticated cyber adversary/thief can and do make digital attribution a challenge to say the least.  And, if they muddy their digital tracks well enough, false-flag ops, etc., it will cost you a lot of time and money to eventually locate the IP.  And by then, […]

Cyber Command Is Growing Up. Now For the Real Issue.

Excerpt: Many, indeed perhaps most, of the most disruptive cyber attacks on the United States in the past years have been more about the impact of the use of information, not from the specifically cyber elements. The most important examples are the attack on Sony, in which the North Koreans released embarrassing and commercially sensitive information, […]

Financial Times BREAKING NEWS: Marcon Wins French Presidency; Takes 65% Of Vote According To Forecasts; Voting Ended

  Macron wins French presidency, forecasts say Emmanuel Macron has won an emphatic victory over far-right candidate Marine Le Pen in France’s presidential election, taking 65.1 per cent of the vote, according to estimates. The independent centrist comfortably beat for the National Front candidate on 34.9 per cent, according to the estimate by Ipsos-Sopra Steria […]

Can Things Get Any Worse for Russia? You’re About to Find Out

Can Things Get Any Worse for Russia? You’re About to Find Out Investors who’ve made a fortune in the country say that with oil’s plunge, the ruble’s collapse, and Putin in power, all bets are off Bloomberg News Ksenia Galouchko ksengal Henry Meyer meyerhenry4 February 23, 2016 — 9:00 PM EST Share on FacebookShare on Twitter Illustrator: […]

Dreadful Start In Store For U.S./World Stock Markets In 2016: China Suspends Trading On Mainland After 7 Percent Fall Overnight Due To Weak Manufacturing Data; Saudi Arabia Severs Diplomatic Ties With Iran Over Reaction To Execution Of Prominent Shia Cleric On Saturday

Dreadful Start In Store For U.S./World Stock Markets In 2016:  China Suspends Trading On Mainland After 7 Percent Fall Overnight Due To Weak Manufacturing Data; Saudi Arabia Severs Diplomatic Ties With Iran Over Reaction To Execution Of Prominent Shia Cleric On Saturday www.fortunascorner.com      Poor economic numbers in China began an equity selloff in […]

U.S. Did Not Strike ISIS Oil Wells Because Of Potential Environmental Damage

When the POTUS and his national security team are making these kind of decisions:  not striking the ISIS-controlled oil wells, overly restrictive rules-of-engagement, and, the unwillingness to capture and interrogate high value targets at Guantanamo Bay Prison — you get the Lyndon Johnson administration on steroids.   The Johnson administration suffered historically for its micro-management […]

This Is How The U.S. Military Sees the Future of War

Excerpts: Luckily, despite all other issues, our military services-the Army, Navy,Marines, and Air Force-released documents outlining their vision for how they can be most efficient and effective in the future. While there are differences among them, their similarities reveal what our defense establishment believes is the role of the military going forward. Indeed, they unanimously […]

Oil Rich Saudi Arabia Will Run Out Of ‘Financial Assets Within FIVE YEARS Warns International Monetary Fund

Oil Rich Saudi Arabia Will Run Out Of ‘Financial Assets Within FIVE YEARS Warns International Monetary Fund www.fortunascorner.com      Simon Tomlinson writing in the October 22, 2015 online edition of London’s TheDailyMailOnline reports that the International Monetary Fund (IMF) is warning that “Saudi Arabia risks running out of financial assets in less than five years, amid […]

Why China’s Not The Only One Selling FX Reserves

http://www.cnbc.com/2015/09/11/saudi-copes-with-oil-drop-by-selling-fx.html Why China’s Not The Only One Selling FX Reserves Dawn Kissi‎ | ‎@dawnkissi‎ 11 Hours AgoCNBC. 28 COMMENTSJoin the Discussion Pete Turner | Riser | Getty Images The sun sets over an oil refinery in Saudi Arabia. Look out world—China’s not the only central bank in town selling its currency reserves to cope with a […]

Sea Of Red Across Asia, European Stock Markets, Sets Stage For Selling In The U.S

Sea Of Red Across Asia, European Stock Markets, Sets Stage For Selling In The U.S www.fortunascorner.com     A sea of red across Asian markets overnight have set the stage for another selloff in stocks in the U.S. today (Mon., August 24, 2015)  China’s Shanghai Composite fell just under 9 percent — as the People’s Bank of […]