Why The Oklahoma Shale Boom Isn’t Taking Off

Just three years ago it was the new hot spot in U.S. shale, the “Permian Jr.”, and the place where many pinned their hopes for the next oil boom. Now, oil and gas companies are curbing their operations in the STACK/SCOOP plays in Oklahoma, some are sel…

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The Top 50 Oil & Gas Companies Of 2019

Investor Alert: Oilprice.com has released its Top 50 Oil & Gas Companies Report for 2019. Global Energy Alert members receive 5-part series for free…. Get your 30-day risk-free trial here and get in-depth analysis on the world’s leading oil & gas compa…

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Fed Chair Powell’s Plan to Pickle the Economy

  A Loose Relationship The Dow Jones Industrial Average made another concerted run at the elusive 27,000 milestone over the last several weeks.  But, as of this writing, the index has stalled out short of this psychosomatic barrier.  By our estimation, this is for the best.   Since early 2018 the DJIA has gone nowhere, albeit in […]

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JUNE 14/BANKERS REPEL GOLD AND SILVER’S ATTEMPT TO BREAK THROUGH HUGE RESISTANCE OF $1350 GOLD AND $15.00 SILVER…FEAR NOT FOR DAY TWO’S ATTEMPT WILL COMMENCE MONDAY MORNING AND EVENTUALLY WE WILL PIERCE THEIR HUGE RESISTANCE AND IN SO DOING BLOW UP THEIR DERIVATIVE BOOK/GOLD ADVANCES BY ONLY $1,10 AFTER BEING UP BY ALMOST 16 DOLLARS IN THE MORNING//SILVER IS DOWN 9 CENTS//TRUMP BLAMES IRAN FOR THE 2 TANKER HITS IN THE GULF//LUONGO’S COMMENTARY ON SHALE OIL/GAS PRODUCTION//RIOTING IN MEMPHIS TENNESSEE/SWAMP STORIES FOR YOU TONIGHT//

    GOLD: $1341.15  UP $1.05 (COMEX TO COMEX CLOSING) Silver:  $14.82 DOWN 9 CENTS  (COMEX TO COMEX CLOSING)//   Closing access prices: Gold : $1341.75   silver:  $14.83 today was our first attempt at breaking the gold $1350 barrier for gold and $15.00 for silver.  I know that many of you are discouraged dealing […]

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Four insane data privacy scandals, just from this month

For this Friday’s roll-up of bizarre and disturbing stories from around the world, we found ourselves zeroing-in on some ridiculous data privacy violations. Soccer app spies on fans The Spanish soccer (sigh, OK– football) league, known by fans around the world simply as La Liga, knew that most pubs across Europe showing its matches weren’t paying for the subscription. La Liga was sick of losing out on royalties from the pirated video streams. So they turned their fans into unwitting spies. Through a special app they encouraged fans to download, La Liga was able to secretly activate the mobile devices’ microphones. They then listened in on the fans’ surroundings (and […]

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‘Thank you, champion Chong Wei’ — Dr Mahathir

KUALA LUMPUR (June 14): Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad has thanked badminton ace Datuk Lee Chong Wei for bringing glory to Malaysia, saying he was touched by his decision to retire yesterday.
“I hope he can get rest and recover from the disease he is sufferin…

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What Happens If Salvini Goes Mini-BOT On The EU?

Authored by Tom Luongo,

Since the idea was first floated there has been rampant speculation about how/when Lega Leader Matteo Salvini would introduce the Mini-BOT parallel currency to assist Italy’s fiscal situation.

Mike Shedlock has a great post on…

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THAI to resume flights to Sendai

THAI president Sumeth Damrongchaitham says the airline will operate the route to Sendai for Suvarnabhumi airport with three weekly flights per week.

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The Hitlerization Of Jeremy Corbyn (Among Others)

Authored (satirically) by CJ Hopkins via The Unz Review,

Every time you think the corporatocracy’s manufactured anti-Semitism hysteria cannot possibly get more absurd, they somehow manage to outdo themselves. OK, stay with me now, because this is a we…

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Nok Air appoints new CEO

Nok Airlines Plc, the operator of Nok Air low-cost airline, has appointed Wutthiphum Jurangkool chief executive officer and executive director.

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King pays respects to UAE’s fallen heroes

On the second day of the three-day special visit to the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Malaysian Yang di-Pertuan Agong Al-Sultan Abdullah Ri’ayatuddin Al-Mustafa Billah Shah visited Wahat Al-Karama, a memorial to the UAE’s fallen heroes.

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A Timeline Of U-Turns From The Chinese Market

China’s economic surge is one of the biggest stories of the 21st century.

Hundreds of millions of people have been lifted out of poverty, and China’s swelling middle class has attracted the interest of Western companies.

But, as Visual Capitalist’s N…

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An easy-breezy idea for the Minister for Emissions Reduction

If Angus Taylor wants to cut emissions, boost regional economies and build a stable electricity grid, he might have to accept that the answer to all three is blowing in the wind.
The post An easy-breezy idea for the Minister for Emissions Reduction app…

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How Iran Was Swindled Out Of $3.2 Trillion

Underlying the one-year anniversary in mid-August of the signing of the ‘Convention on the Legal Status of the Caspian Sea’ is one of the greatest oil industry swindles in recent years. When representatives of the five Caspian littoral states meet on t…

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EVs Lose Resale Value Fast, But Not Tesla

Electric vehicles (EVs) are depreciating much faster than the average for all cars, with one notable exception—Tesla, whose vehicles hold values better than their gas-powered rivals. Automotive research firm and car search engine iSeeCars.com has exami…

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JUNE 13/GOLD CONTINUES ITS ADVANCE UP $6.60 TO $1340.10 AS THE ASSAULT ON 1350 GOLD CONTINUES//SILVER UP 11 CENTS TO $14.91 AS THE ASSAULT ON 15.00-1506 ALSO ADVANCES..AS INVESTORS ARE NOW WILLING TO TAKE ON OUR BANKER CARTEL //CHINA’S HUAWEI GOES ON THE OFFENSIVE AND SUES VERIZON FOR HUGE NO OF PATENT INFRINGEMENTS//TWO TANKERS ATTACKED BY TORPEDOES NEAR THE STRAIT OF HORMUZ: NOT SURE IF FALSE FLAG//MORE SWAMP STORIES FOR YOU TONIGHT///

    GOLD: $1340.10  UP $6.60 (COMEX TO COMEX CLOSING) Silver:  $14.91 UP 11 CENTS  (COMEX TO COMEX CLOSING)//   Closing access prices: Gold : $1342.15   silver:  $14.91         YOUR DATA…       COMEX DATA     JPMorgan has been receiving gold with reckless abandon and sometimes supplying (stopping) today […]

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Valedictorian Thanks ‘Alcoholic Teacher’ And Negligent Counselor For Teaching To ‘Fend For Herself’

Via ZeroHedge A California valedictorian went off script during her commencement address, slamming an alcoholic teacher who was ‘escorted out of school’ and a guidance counselor who she thanked for ‘letting me fend for myself’ due to being ‘always unavailable to my parents and I despite appointments.’ San Ysidro High School senior Nataly Buhr opened … Continue reading “Valedictorian Thanks ‘Alcoholic Teacher’ And Negligent Counselor For Teaching To ‘Fend For Herself’”

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Meanwhile, over on Planet Japan

Guest Post by Simon Black It was only a few days ago that the Japanese government’s Financial Services Agency published its oddly-titled “Annual Report on Ageing Society”. (Like everything in Japan, English translations often hilariously miss the mark…) This is a report that the Ministry of Finance puts out every year. And as the name … Continue reading “Meanwhile, over on Planet Japan”

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2:00PM Water Cooler 6/13/2019

Today’s Water Cooler: Biden, Sanders on democratic socialism, Warren, Democrat debates, UAW in Chattanooga, jobless claims, import and export, rail, ports, Amazon and Whole Foods, Uber flying taxis, Jevons Paradox, food forests, orphan counties, merito…

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Chick-Fil-A Celebrates Pride Month By Serving Delicious Chicken Sandwiches To Everyone Just Like All The Other Months

Via The Babylon Bee U.S.—Chick-Fil-A restaurants are celebrating the LGBT pride movement all month long by serving delicious chicken sandwiches to everyone without discriminating. Restaurant spokespeople didn’t even announce the program. They just kept serving chicken sandwiches, offering customers a good value for their money, and providing stellar customer service. When asked about their Pride … Continue reading “Chick-Fil-A Celebrates Pride Month By Serving Delicious Chicken Sandwiches To Everyone Just Like All The Other Months”

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Meanwhile, over on Planet Japan

It was only a few days ago that the Japanese government’s Financial Services Agency published its oddly-titled “Annual Report on Ageing Society”. (Like everything in Japan, English translations often hilariously miss the mark…) This is a report that the Ministry of Finance puts out every year. And as the name implies, the report discusses the state of Japan’s pension fund, and its future prospects for taking care of its senior citizens. Bear in mind that Japan has the oldest population in the world; Japan ranks #2 in the world for average age (46.9, just behind Monaco), #1 in the world for the greatest percentage of citizens over the age of […]

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