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Drama on the Hill

GOP Drama

Republican lawmakers are pushing back hard against President Donald Trump’s quest to impose sweeping tariffs on steel and aluminum imports — and some are reportedly even considering using legislation to block him from doing so. Ever since Trump announced on Thursday that he plans to impose 25 percent tariffs on steel imports and 10 percent tariffs on aluminum imports, he’s caused a panic...

By | March, 6, 2018|Categories: Articles, Featured|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Will the US Dollar be the Black Swan of an Unraveling Market?

The Big Picture on Equities and Commodities

Bubba is back from vacation and ready to discuss current market conditions, as well as what is going on with the U.S. Dollar. Bubba believes the dollar will be the black swan event, stating that the FED will lose control of the market...

Ackman Gets Buried by Herbalife

Bill Ackman Surrenders

William Ackman is ending his crusade against Herbalife Ltd. in what amounts to a bruising defeat in one of Wall Street’s longest-running, most expensive and acrimonious fights. The activist investor has largely exited his $1 billion, five-year bet against the nutritional products company...

By | March, 1, 2018|Categories: Articles, Featured|0 Comments


Comcast Takes on Murdoch

Comcast Corp. has launched a $31-billion bid to acquire European pay-tv provider Sky in an aggressive move to wrest the service away from Rupert Murdoch's 21st Century Fox — and the Walt Disney Co. Comcast, which owns NBCUniversal, is largely based in the U.S., but it wants to expand its international portfolio...

By | February, 28, 2018|Categories: Articles, Featured|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

ATT Versus FTC

AT&T’s Battle Versus the FTC

AT&T's years-long quest to avoid punishment for throttling unlimited data plans suffered a blow today when a court said that AT&T cannot escape the jurisdiction of the Federal Trade Commission. The FTC sued AT&T in October 2014 in US District Court in Northern California, alleging that AT&T promised unlimited data to wireless customers and then throttled its speeds by as much as 90 percent...

By | February, 27, 2018|Categories: Articles, Featured|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Public-Employee Unions Face Supreme Court

Power of the Court

Public-employee unions face a reckoning Monday when the Supreme Court hears a long-anticipated lawsuit seeking to strip them of the power to bill collective-bargaining costs to employees who don’t want to pay. The case arrives at the court as a dispute between a state employee in Springfield, Ill., and the union that represents his bargaining unit over a $45 monthly payroll deduction...

By | February, 26, 2018|Categories: Articles, Featured|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

What is Driving the Rally in Grains?

How Can Farmers Defend Against Disaster?

Wednesday on The Bubba Show, Bubba brings back the Goddess of Grains, Angie Setzer, who is also the Vice President of Grains at Citizens Elevator. Angie and Bubba discuss the recent rally in grains and what’s driving it higher. Both agree that the rally is no surprise...