Monthly Archives: July 2015

伟大的“秋天”中中国[第3] / The Great ‘Fall’ Of China [Part 3]

By Bert Dohmen, Contributor | Forbes / Investing | Original Source The latest number of the PMI (purchasing managers index) flash estimate was 48.2, a fifteen-month low. Pretty soon, the big hedge funds globally will also discover that their assessment of … Continue reading

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Fight Like a Girl — Showing the Boyz How it’s Done — Catfished! Girls Scam ISIS on Social Media for Travel Money

By Erica Gonzales, Food & Travel Intern | YAHOO! Travel | Original Source Three young women turned the tables on IS recruiters. (Photo: Jaber al-Helo/AP) If you’re low on funds for that big vacation, you could always ask to borrow some, … Continue reading

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伟大的“秋天”中中国[第2] / The Great ‘Fall’ Of China [Part 2]

By Bert Dohmen, Contributor | Forbes / Investing | Original Source They say: “There is nothing to worry about. Only a small percentage of Chinese people have brokerage accounts.” Yes, but most Chinese are poor farmers. That makes the small, wealthy … Continue reading

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The Last of Us [The Painstaking Elocution of a Murderer, Part 3]

They are not there … They are inoue—Jean-Charles and Niki Pommier soon discover that things are no different in the urban sprawl of a major city than anywhere else in the world. The very first day in their new home … Continue reading

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伟大的“秋天”中中国[第1] / The Great ‘Fall’ Of China [Part 1]

By Bert Dohmen, Contributor | Forbes / Investing | Original Source About three years ago, I wrote the book, The Coming China Crisis, which predicted the sequence, such as record debt, mal-investments, excessive debt-financed speculation in real estate, 64 million empty … Continue reading

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Dr Zimmerman’s Tuesday Tip — Cut It Out – The Secret to Winning

We are living in a time of information explosion and global competition. More information has been generated and disseminated in the last two years than in the previous two thousand years. And more people than ever are eager and ready … Continue reading

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Bolling Suite for Flute & Jazz Piano Trio (Jean-Pierre Rampal & Claude Bolling) / 博林套房长笛和爵士钢琴三重奏(让 – 皮埃尔·朗帕尔和克劳德·博林)

“Baroque and Blue from Suite for Flute and Jazz Piano” by Jean-Pierre Rampal;Claude Bolling;Marcel Sabiani;Max Hédiguer (Google Play • iTunes • eMusic • AmazonMP3)

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The Last of Us [The Painstaking Elocution of a Murderer, Part 2]

They are not there … They are inoue—John Mctiernan’s 1986 release, “Nomads”, may not be a perfect film but in a genre (horror) cursed all too often with cliché, derivative story lines, and stupidity in general, it is an imaginative, … Continue reading

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The Dissection and Reconstruction of Music from the past as Performed by the Inmates of Lalo Schifrin’s Demented Ensemble as a Tribute to the Memory of the Marquis De Sade / 作为演出单位拉罗富林的痴呆症乐团的囚犯作为贡品萨德侯爵的记忆解剖和音乐的重建从过去

From the album “The Dissection And Reconstruction Of Music From The Past As Performed By The Inmates Of Lalo Schifrin’s Demented Ensemble As A Tribute To The Memory Of The Marquis De Sade” (1966) — plus — — and — … Continue reading

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华尔街已经不再相信在中国举办的一起最重要的想法 / Wall Street has stopped believing in the most important idea holding China together

By Linette Lopez | Original Source (Reuters) ian Haiming, a sculptor, burns incense in front of a copper statue of China’s late Chairman Mao Zedong before handing it to the buyer, in Shaoshan, Hunan province, December 8, 2014. Wall Street has … Continue reading

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21 of the World’s Most Extravagant Casino Resorts [21. Encore — Las Vegas]

If you’d like to try your hand at lady luck and want to do it in style, there are an increasing number of casinos around the world that offer the utmost in extravagant luxury – and not just in Las … Continue reading

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21 of the World’s Most Extravagant Casino Resorts [20. The Clermont Club — London, United Kingdom]

If you’d like to try your hand at lady luck and want to do it in style, there are an increasing number of casinos around the world that offer the utmost in extravagant luxury – and not just in Las … Continue reading

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习近平中国失去控制?[第2部分] / Is Xi Jinping Losing Control of China? [Part 2]

By J. Michael Cole | The National Interest | Original Source “Rarely is authoritarianism a signal of strength; instead, it stems from fear, paranoia, and panic.” Another problem for Mr. Xi is that the growing repression in China is being … Continue reading

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The Last of Us [The Painstaking Elocution of a Murderer, Part 1]

Ultraviolet—In a new twist on an old theme, the coolly stylish British miniseries Ultraviolet brings vampires into the 21st century, though the word vampire is never uttered in this mix of The X-Files and somber British TV mysteries like Touching … Continue reading

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习近平中国失去控制?[第1部分] / Is Xi Jinping Losing Control of China? [Part 1]

By J. Michael Cole | The National Interest | Original Source “Rarely is authoritarianism a signal of strength; instead, it stems from fear, paranoia, and panic.” For a country that has accumulated great power and stupendous wealth in recent years, and … Continue reading

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21 of the World’s Most Extravagant Casino Resorts [19. Ibiza Gran Hotel — Ibiza Spain]

If you’d like to try your hand at lady luck and want to do it in style, there are an increasing number of casinos around the world that offer the utmost in extravagant luxury – and not just in Las … Continue reading

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21 of the World’s Most Extravagant Casino Resorts [18. Atlantis Resort & Casino — Paradise Island, Bahamas]

If you’d like to try your hand at lady luck and want to do it in style, there are an increasing number of casinos around the world that offer the utmost in extravagant luxury – and not just in Las … Continue reading

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Dr Zimmerman’s Tuesday Tip — How to Get People to Do What You Want

If you’re like most people, you want to know how you can get others to do what you want them to do.  That’s understandable, but it’s also a little short-sighted. If you’re a truly effective communicator, you ask a slightly … Continue reading

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