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Technical Tuesday -- Failure at the 50 DMA

Phil Davis | Posted 10.06.2015 | Business
Phil Davis

Here we are again.   It was only Friday afternoon that we were predicting we'd bounce to our strong bounce lines and then test the...

'Spy' Director Paul Feig Thinks It's 'Ridiculous' Women Don't Get The Same Opportunities

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 09.29.2015 | Entertainment

Paul Feig had just five minutes to spare for our conversation, barely squeezed into his tightly packed schedule. With a recent string of box-off...

Hedging for Disaster - 3 Ways to Save Your Assets in a Market Collapse

Phil Davis | Posted 09.04.2015 | Business
Phil Davis

I sent out Alerts this morning that we will be cashing out our main Virtual Tracking Portfolios ahead of what we consider market conditions that are simply too unsafe to hold large, bullish positions in.

Shanghai Surprise Pops China 5 Percent -- Is Everything Awesome Again?

Phil Davis | Posted 08.27.2015 | Business
Phil Davis

Wheeee, what a ride! From a new low at 2,920 (down 42%) all the way back to 3,083 in 45 minutes was the close of the Shanghai Composite this morning as China's government resumed its intervention in the stock market.

Where the Streets Have No Name: Finding a Place to Land the U-2 Spy Plane

ADST | Posted 07.30.2015 | World

A few key countries, like Pakistan, would not normally allow U.S. spy planes on their territories. What to do, what to do? Such was the dilemma of Anthony Marshall, who worked at the CIA at the very beginning of the U2 program.

A Spy Flap in Ghana

ADST | Posted 08.04.2015 | World

Relations between the United States and Ghana were strained in the early 1980s. Enigmatic former Flight Lieutenant Jerry Rawlings had seized power in Ghana in a coup in 1979 and installed the Provisional National Defense Council (PNDC), a military-led government.

Can You Deduct a Midnight Ride?

Mark Steber | Posted 07.02.2015 | Business
Mark Steber

As we approach our nation's birthday, barbeque, swimming, and fireworks tend to dominate our thoughts. Hopefully we can make time for another thought, even if it's brief and in between hot dogs, about the men and women who helped make our country and how they weren't very different from us.

The Russians Are Back, DeMille Style, Unfortunately

Tom Alderman | Posted 06.24.2015 | Books
Tom Alderman

The Russians are coming -- again! From the 1950s through the '80s, on screen, in print, the very badest of baddies were always the Russians.

Carolina Moreno

'Spy' Star Carlos Ponce Talks Melissa McCarthy, 'Cristela' And Latinos On TV | Carolina Moreno | Posted 06.05.2015 | Latino Voices

Melissa McCarthy delivers a punch as deftly as she does a punchline in her new action comedy “Spy,” and co-star Carlos Ponce says he learned plent...

Matthew Jacobs

'Spy' Is Wonderful, But Melissa McCarthy Still Deserves More | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 06.05.2015 | Entertainment

Early in "Spy," we see Melissa McCarthy's character, Susan Cooper, feeding instructions to Bradley Fine (Jude Law), a CIA agent who wears a tiny earpi...

Jimmy Fallon Knocks Jason Statham Out Of His Seat In 'Slapjack'

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 06.04.2015 | Comedy

Two hits: Jimmy Fallon hitting Jason Statham. Statham hitting the ground. (Oh, and then a bunch of other "hits" because they're playing "Slapjack.") ...

The Real Reason Paul Feig Writes Incredible Female Characters

HuffPost Live | Ryan Buxton | Posted 06.02.2015 | Women

After "Bridesmaids" and "The Heat," Paul Feig's "Spy" is the writer/director's third film to feature female protagonists who have a lot more to talk a...

Christopher Rosen

Paul Feig Says It's Still Not Getting Better For Women In Hollywood | Christopher Rosen | Posted 03.17.2015 | Entertainment

Just before the release of "The Heat" in 2013, director Paul Feig lamented that the film industry hadn't grown enough for women following the global s...

28 Films To Watch At This Year's SXSW

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 03.10.2015 | Entertainment

This year's South by Southwest Film Festival is loaded with big names, quirky projects and lots of potential breakout stars. Before everything kicks o...

Matthew Jacobs

What It Was Really Like To Shoot The 'Bridesmaids' Bathroom Scene | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 02.19.2015 | Entertainment

What do Wes Anderson, Paul Feig, Drew Barrymore, Kevin Smith and Robert Downey Sr. have in common? Robert Yeoman, the cinematographer whose work on An...

This Might Be The Best SXSW Lineup In Years

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 02.08.2015 | Entertainment

This year's South by Southwest Film Festival lineup will include some of the biggest names in Hollywood: Melissa McCarthy, Will Ferrell, Kevin Hart, J...

Melissa McCarthy And Paul Feig Are At It Again

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 01.13.2015 | Entertainment

Melissa McCarthy and Paul Feig are shaping up to become the decade's most coveted comedy duo. He directed her to an Oscar nomination for "Bridesmaids,...

The Best Images In Street Art This Year (VIDEO)

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 12.18.2014 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

Here it is! Our 2014 wrap up featuring favorite images of the year by Brooklyn Street Art's Jaime Rojo. Before our video roundup below here i...

Behind A Hero's Mask -- A Very Dangerous Personality

Joe Navarro | Posted 12.07.2014 | Crime
Joe Navarro

There was no apology for putting millions of lives in jeopardy, for betraying his country, for involving others, for giving the Soviet Union the very information which according to one NATO general would have "assured the destruction of the West." The only things he cared about was himself and money -- lots of money.

All The Murals, Graffiti, Aesthetics And Activism At Norway's Giant Street Art Festival

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 09.12.2014 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

The Norwegian mural festival named Nuart took place last week with a marked tilt toward the conceptual and the interventionist, a direct debate about ...

Obama Dispatches Advisers To Germany Amid Spying Flap

AP | Posted 09.21.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Working to stem the fraying of ties with a key European ally, President Barack Obama dispatched his chief of staff to Berlin, a di...

Faithful Shopper: In My Beach Bag

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 09.13.2014 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

We're in the heart of beach season, and it's time to replenish our stock of essentials, from sunglasses to sunscreen, books to laptops and everything in between.

This CIA Veteran Reveals How To Tell Children You're A Spy

The Huffington Post | Tyler McCarthy | Posted 06.05.2014 | Parents

Jack Devine faced a lot in his 32 years of service with the CIA. Sure, he silently helped win wars and worked with top officials, but he also had ...

To Spy or Not to Spy on Our Digital Kids

Diana Graber | Posted 07.22.2014 | Parents
Diana Graber

In a perfect world, kids would come fully-equipped with the cognitive capacities to make wise decisions online, starting from the moment they first press a sticky finger to the screen of a smartphone or tablet.

(R)evolution in Academia: Laurence Rickels and the James Bond Spectre

Lisa Paul Streitfeld | Posted 03.15.2014 | Books
Lisa Paul Streitfeld

"My name is Bond... James Bond." Just why are we so bonded to that line and the world's longest running film franchise sourced in the Ian Fleming novels?