Smithfield Foods, the largest pork producer in the world, based in Smithfield, Virginia, has been purchased by Communist Chinese state-owned enterprise Shuanghui Group.

Investing legend Jim Rogers: “They’re going to take our bank accounts and retirement accounts.” 

 

The federal court ruling that bitcoins are money is just one more step toward full and wide acceptance of the digital currency as an alternative to Federal Reserve Notes and other fiat currencies.

Back-to-back sales of prominent newspapers this week continues a trend at least a decade old as their readers increasingly get their news from more trusted sources on the Internet.

 

The gradual conversion of the American economy into one of part-time workers continues apace. The latest report from the Bureau of Labor Statistics confirms it.