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The Blood of Victory.

Cotton may be the “fabric of our lives,” but oil makes everything run.

How much oil are we using? More and more each year: 60 million barrels a day in 1985, 84 million barrels a day in 2009; probably 114 million barrels a day in 2035. 610 more words

The Economy

The promise of Atlantic City has failed its black community

Atlantic City apparently didn’t see it coming!

Thirty-five years ago, when the first of the casinos began to dot the boardwalk, there was a virtual monopoly in casino gaming in the region. 1,086 more words

Race Relations

Pumping In Prospect

Economic news from around the world overnight and domestically this morning has been uniformly disappointing to the promoters of “inflation,” “growth” and other iconic ideals. 77 more words


Asian stocks on edge as HK seethes, U.S. dollar shines | Reuters

The dollar index rose as high as 85.737, its highest since July 2010, in early trade after having posted an 11th straight week of gains last week, extending the longest winning streak since its 1971 uncoupling from gold. 88 more words


Nigeria Turns 54: An African Dream, Still but A Giant In Imbalance

Dubbed the Giant of Africa, Nigeria gained independence from colonial rule by the British on October 1st, 1960. So, next week Nigeria will be 54! 501 more words

Existing Home Sales Slipped in August

Sales of previously owned homes fell in August according to the National Association of REALTORS®. This was the first decline in sales in five months. Although not welcome news to homeowners and real estate pros, there is good news. 362 more words

Housing Analysis

Venezuela's encripted devaluation

An obscure document was published yesterday by Venezuela’s Central Bank (BCV), allowing PDVSA to sell the dollars it makes via oil exports to the BCV… 432 more words