2 Charged with Hacking Securities and Exchange Commission Computers in Trading Scheme

Associated Press | |

Two Ukrainian men have been charged with hacking into computers of the SEC to steal quarterly and annual reports of publicly traded companies before their public release.

​Trade Deficits Aren’t the Issue With China -- Fraud and Theft Are

Guild Investment Management | |

China has much the weaker hand in this game. It may well be that stiffer and broader tariffs will be needed to correct these abuses.

US Auto Overcapacity at 10 Plants 20,000 Direct Jobs: Not Just a

Mish Shedlock | |

​The collapse of the sedan market has left Detroit automakers with too many plants. An auto recession has begun.

These 3 Events Will Create a Perfect Storm for Europe in Early 2019

John Mauldin | |

A number of critical events are about to coincide…Here's a closer look at them.

​There Goes Tesla’s Tax Break

Rodney Johnson | |

Because Tesla reached the milestone of selling 200,000 electric vehicles in 2018, the tax credit associated with buying a Tesla was cut in half on Jan. 1, and will be gone in early 2020.

Jeff Kagan: Threats and Opportunities as Change-Wave Sweeps In

Jeff Kagan | |

Every company in every industry is facing new threats and new opportunities. To continue to be successful they must do one important thing and they must do it well.

Visualizing the Snowball of Government Debt

Visual Capitalist | |

The global economic tide can change fast, and in the event of a recession or rapidly rising interest rates, debt levels could come back into the spotlight very quickly.

Advice for the Data-centric Communicator

CommPRO Global, Inc. | |

The evolved communicator recognizes the need for more than charts, graphs and data tables.

China Trade Data is Nail in the Coffin of Global Economy

Mish Shedlock | |

Chinese exports and imports even though China's trade balance with the US rose.

The Shale Oil Revolution Actually Reflects a Nation in Decline

Chris Martenson | |

Faster consumption + no strategy = diminished prospects.