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businessFascinating Small Business Stats in the US in 2019

Small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs) form the backbone of the US economy. In this expose we take a look at some fascinating insights into small businesses and the resources that make them work. The United States is home to an …

chinaUS and Reach Agree on Phase One Trade Deal and Meeting With Trump for Final Approval

U.S. negotiators have reached the terms of a phase-one trade deal with China and they are meeting with President Donald Trump for final approval. Trade advisers were set to meet with the president at 2:30 p.m. to discuss the agreement. …

militaryRussia Beats USA for Most Incompetent Aircraft Carrier

The USA and Russia started an informal competition for the most incompetent aircraft carrier. The USA entered its first next-generation Gerald Ford carrier and Russia went with its only aircraft carrier (Admiral Kuznetsov). The Gerald Ford carrier was “delivered” in …

militaryUS Space Force Will Be the Sixth Military Branch

The National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for fiscal year 2020 officially agreed by the House and Senate will officially establish the U.S. Space Force as the sixth branch of the U.S. armed forces. More than 180 House Democrats joined a …

chinaThe Post Brexit-EU Versus the USA and China in Terms of GDP

It seems likely that the UK election will hand Boris Johnson and his Conservatives a majority. This would mean a Brexit where the UK leaves the EU by the end of 2020. At the end of 2019: The US economy …

chinaAsia Drove Global CO2 Growth for 20 Years and Asia Growing 30 More Years

There are annual announcements of all global greenhouse gas emissions and some people anticipate those numbers to see if reductions efforts have stopped the increase in emissions. Here I will discuss how the increase in global emissions is a far …

chinaSustainably Hustling and Cheating to Become a Fully Developed Nation

China revised up its nominal 2018 gross domestic product (GDP) by 2.1% to 91.93 trillion yuan ($13.08 trillion) and this keeps them tracking to the promise doubling the size of its economy by 2020 from 2010. The current round of …

deathsOver 1,000 Critical Problems in High Fire Risk Zones Were Missed From Poor Inspections and Neglect

Pacific Gas and Electric Co. failed to properly inspect and maintain the high-voltage power line that started the Camp Fire. Pacific Gas and Electric did not conduct a detailed climbing inspection of the aging tower located at the fire’s origin …

energyUS Crude Oil Production at Record 12.9 Million Barrels Per Day

US crude oil production hit an all-time record of 12.9 million barrels per day. This is about triple the lowest levels in 2005-2010. Brian Wang Brian Wang is a prolific business-oriented writer of emerging and disruptive technologies. He is known for …

coalUS Exported More Oil Than it Imported For the First Time in Over 70 Years

Based on preliminary data and model estimates, EIA (US Energy Information Agency) estimates that the United States exported 140,000 b/d more total crude oil and petroleum products in September than it imported; total exports exceeded imports by 550,000 b/d in …