News and Current Events

News and Current Events

First-hand videos from people at the magnitude 7.1 earthquake in Mexico – Warning: Graphic Material

Devastating images from Mexico City. pic.twitter.com/RpF7sUq31s — Jorge Guajardo (@jorge_guajardo) September 19, 2017   Mexico City during the earthquake. pic.twitter.com/udERTj2Scs — Jorge Guajardo (@jorge_guajardo) September 19, 2017   Earthquake in Mexico City ūüėě pic.twitter.com/YUOT9QIlns — Daniel Torres (@ninjaciego) September 19, 2017   This just ...Read More

Are you Tired of Hearing all the Daily Drama of Doom and Gloom? If so, then I have some Good News

By Jack J. Kelly We seem to be stuck in a loop of perpetual arguing and fighting over politics particularly  perpetrated and inflamed by the mass media.  I would humbly like to offer a different message. Rather than worry about North Korea, Russia, and ...Read More

ACAMS Roundup: United States Settles Magnitsky Fraud Case, Wells Fargo’s Fake Accounts Settlement in Peril, and More!

Russian-owned Cypriot company Prevezon Holdings will pay U.S. authorities nearly $6 million to settle charges of money laundering stemming from the $230 million tax fraud first uncovered by the now-deceased Muscovite attorney Sergei Magnitsky, Bloomberg said. More A U.S. federal judge indicated he may reject Wells Fargo & ...Read More

Brazilian Bribery, SEC worried about Cyber attacks, and Wells Fargo and the Wolf of Wall Street are both back in the news again

By Jack Kelly: Wall Street bounced back from yesterdays 300 point selloff ¬†but today it is all about Brazil‚Äôs, Bovespa’s stock market blowout plunging over 10% . Brazil‚Äôs currency, the real, tanked 7%, its worst day since the global financial crisis in 2008.   ...Read More

Just last week we wrote about the unusual calmness in the stock market relative to the sturm and drang hanging over us today

By Jack Kelly: On a daily, actually minute-by-minute, basis the mass media inundates us with fear and terror.             Breaking news alerts on cable television news programs warn their already nervous  audience of a possible nuclear war with North Korea and the potential of ...Read More

Wall Street’s Fear Index Plummets to an almost Quarter Century Low – which is actually Good News

By Jack J. Kelly On a daily, actually minute-by-minute, basis the mass media inundates us with fear and terror. Breaking news alerts on cable television news programs warn their already nervous audience of a possible nuclear war with North Korea and the potential of ...Read More

The Mysterious Case of the Options Trading SEC Employee

By Jack Kelly Sometimes government employees unfairly get a bad rap accusing them of being lazy, time-card-punching, bullying petty bureaucrats sleepwalking through their jobs on the taxpayers dime, and then mooching lush guaranteed retirement pensions and benefits unavailable to the private sector suckers footing ...Read More

Will the Big Banks be Broken Up? Will the Hackers who have held ‘Orange is the New Black’ Hostage be Caught? and did Wells Fargo really Target Undocumented Immigrants in their New Account Scandal?

By Jack Kelly: Computer hackers have been accused of stealing customer data from the slimy Ashley Madison cheaters website, hijacking credit card information from customers at almost every large corporation, and possibly infiltrating the US presidential elections (depending upon whose team you are rooting ...Read More

Everything you need to know about the Exciting and Stimulating new Tax plan but too Scared to ask

By Jack Kelly: President Trump along with his former Goldman Sachs guys gang, Director of the National Economic Council Gary Cohn and  Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin, announced plans for a dramatic new tax plan. Since most everyone reading our newsletter has a job or ...Read More
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