Schlagwörter: Zerohedge

Chinas geheimnisvolles Hyperschall-Flugzeug

China’s China Central Television has briefly revealed the country’s new hypersonic aircraft under development. According to the report, the China Aerospace Science and Technology Corporation is currently working on a hypersonic vehicle, which is capable of traveling on the speeds of about 5-20 mach for about 5 hours. mehr hier

Je tiefer die Zinsen, um so höher die Türme

Business Insider published a piece on April 1st about plans to build Western Europe’s tallest skyscraper…in a small, rural Danish town with just 7,000 residents. After I posted it on Twitter, many of my followers thought it was an April Fool’s joke due to how absurd the idea is. Even I had to do a little research to confirm that it wasn’t a joke, but it is indeed a true story – faszinierend, hier

Sturm und Drang und die EU

“….The EU is likely entering a challenging period of bureaucratic stagnation and painful public debate. Macron’s public spat with populist leadership in Italy is emblematic of this Sturm und Drang struggle in Europe. Progressive, liberal EU-oriented leadership will be forced to reckon with underlying symptoms of the populist wave. Spurred by both economic discontent and a strong desire for ‘tradition’ (which is often simply xenophobiain its myriad manifestations), the populist movements are almost universally challenging the value and direction of the EU.” (weiter hier)

Wann geht die Welt nun wirklich unter?

Al Gore distributed his documentary An Inconvenient Truth to the American public in 2006. In that film, Gore argued that the world come to an end in ten years due to global warming from the release of that film. However, that was thirteen years ago, and we now find ourselves in the year 2019 and the global warming apocalypse has not yet taken place. Similarly, progressive superstar Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) said recently that she thinks Weiterlesen

Brexit: Die Botschaft der Briten an Europa

With the Brexit saga’s denouement still uncertain, the European Union would do well to re-examine its performance as a daring experience in socio-political engineering on a grand scale. Even if, as expected, the United Kingdom somehow manages to fudge Brexit and remain tied to the EU, the fact remains that millions of Brits and other Europeans are unhappy with aspects of the experience. mehr hier

Kann die EU die nächste Finanzkrise überstehen?

Despite the ECB’s subsidy of the Eurozone’s banking system, it remains in a sleepwalking state similar to the non-financial, non-crony-capitalist zombified economy. Gone are the heady days of investment banking. There is now a legacy of derivatives and regulators’ fines. Technology has made the over-extended branch network, typical of a European retail bank, a costly white elephant. The market for emptying bank buildings in the towns and villages throughout Europe must be dire, a source of under-provisioned losses. On top of this, the ECB’s interest rate policy has led to lending margins becoming paper-thin. mehr hier

Anzahl der Terror-Angriffe sinkt weltweit

The number of terror victims has decreased globally, from more than 27,000 in 2016 to more than 13,000 in 2018, and as Statista’s Katharina Buchholz notes, the number of global terror attacks decreased during the same time from more than 24,000 to more than 15,000, according to data from the 2018 Global Attack Index by security analyst IHS Markit. Less people fell victim to terrorists in countries like Syria, Iraq, Yemen and Somalia, but still the number of terrorist victims remained at a high level, with thousands of victims per country and year in some cases. mehr hier

Die Korrupten Staaten von Amerika?

By now you have probably heard that dozens of people have been arrested for participating in a multi-million dollar college admissions scam.  Enormous amounts of money were paid out in order to ensure that children from very wealthy families were able to get into top schools such as Yale University, Stanford University, Weiterlesen

Wir verschulden uns in den Bankrott

“If your debt is growing faster than your economy, then you’re not getting richer. You’re getting poorer. You would have been better off without the debt and without the growth …  We’re borrowing ourselves into poverty. We’re not borrowing ourselves rich. We’re borrowing ourselves broke.” (Der US-Ökonom und Investor Peter Schiff über den Boom in Amerika, hier)

Die wirklichen Probleme Europas

If we analyze the ranking of the main technological companies (2017), there is not a single European among the top fifteen. The vast majority are North American and Chinese companies. It is even more worrying. If we go to the top 50 global technology companies, only four are European, but when we analyze those four, it is more than debatable that they are leaders in innovation, patents and market power. The European indexes of “technology” include, diplomatically, a few industrial conglomerates that have long lost the technological race.This is not by chance or bad luck. It is by design, sadly mehr hier