Larry McMurtry on the State of Texas, the State of the Music Business and the Digital Tip Jar

Larry McMurtry is one of America’s songwriting treasures. Too often just out of the mainstream spotlight, he is beloved by a steadily growing core of fans who appreciate his highly literate lyrics and infectious guitar work. A decade ago he bubbled into the larger spotlight with his ode to a […]

Pennsylvania professor under fire for ‘white genocide’ tweet

(Reuters) – A Drexel University professor, whose tweet that he wanted a “white genocide” for Christmas sparked a fire storm of criticism from the school and social media users, said on Monday his comment was satirical.

Peru’s Sabancaya volcano roars to life

Peru’s Sabancaya volcano rumbled back to life Monday, spewing ash and smoke into the sky, in the latest of a series of explosions. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

Venezuela leader’s foes say no more talks without concessions

CARACAS (Reuters) – Venezuela’s opposition on Monday ruled out returning to Vatican-led talks with President Nicolas Maduro’s government unless it makes major concessions amid a crushing economic crisis and bitter political standoff.

Trumponomics Gives Gold Bulls Hope

Last week I looked back at the six big market themes we discussed back in January. Today I want to talk about the final two. First, here’s a review of the four themes we’ve discussed so far, and then I’ll talk about the final two themes, gold and Japanese stocks: Theme number […]

The Euro To Revisit All-Time Lows

Over the past three days, we’ve looked back at a few of the six market themes I expected to dominate in 2016. Theme number 1: “central banks are in control, be long stocks.” Now we have a handoff from central banks to pro-growth fiscal policies, which creates fundamental change. And with […]