By B.N. Frank People believe what they want to believe.  This has never not been true. Some people still believe that cigarettes are not harmful to their health.  In an interview with CBS Sunday Morning, Singer/Songwriter, John Mellencamp talked with Jane Pauley about smoking: JOHN MELLENCAMP: Well, I — okay.Read More →

In the most revealing glimpse yet into the rationale underpinning Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s “pivot” toward investigating financial improprieties, obstruction and other potential crimes committed by Trump and his associates – instead of “Russian collusion” – a “secret” memo penned by Mueller’s team was released by the DOJ last night.Read More →

Schwerer U-Bahn-Unfall in Duisburg-Meiderich: Viele Fahrgäste verletzt Duisburg. Momentan findet ein Großeinsatz der Polizei und Feuerwehr in Duisburg-Meiderich statt. An der U-Bahnhaltestelle „Auf dem Damm“ ist eine U-Bahn auf eine andere Bahn aufgefahren. Nach ersten Angaben der Feuerwehr verletzten sich zwei Personen. Ob es sich dabei um einen der U-Bahn-Fahrer handelt,Read More →

This morning at 8am, the New York Fed, in cooperation with the Treasury Department’s Office of Financial Research, launched a much-anticipated, if largely worthless (for now) benchmark interest rate to replace Libor, together with two other reference rates, which traders and market participants hope will prove more reliable than theRead More →