Ukraine, China And Europe Matter

Vintage illustration of a fortuneteller gazing into a crystal ball; screen print, 1920. (Photo by … [+] GraphicaArtis/Getty Images) Getty Images No one knows for sure what 2023 will bring to Wall Street. Nevertheless, recent history suggests what we might want to keep an eye on over the next 12 months. Close up of Ukraine…

Russian Sausage Tycoon Dies By Suicide In Hotel Fall—Just The Latest Russian Elite (Including Putin Critics) To Die Mysteriously

Topline Russian sausage magnate Pavel Antov, a lawmaker who criticized the war on Ukraine this summer, mysteriously died at a hotel in India on Saturday while traveling for his birthday—becoming the latest in a string of puzzling high-profile critics of Vladimir Putin who have died under unexplained circumstances since the country launched a war with…

Will Russia Escalate The War In Ukraine?

(Original Caption) Robert F. Kennedy (left), counsel of the Senate Committee on Racketeering in … [+] Labor and Industry, and his brother John F. Kennedy (D-Massachusetts), a member of the committee, confer at the hearing in Washington yesterday which heard testimony about the International Brotherhood of Teamsters. The Senate investigators heard how $30,000 in funds…

Will Russia Launch A Nuclear Weapon?

Control room at nuclear missile base, outside of Moscow. (Photo by robert wallis/Corbis via Getty … [+] Images) Corbis via Getty Images During the week I participated in a discussion with a group of insurance sector executives as to what defines ‘at war’ – in the context of various claims on the sector with respect…