The Beginner’s Guide to Investing in Bitcoin” (including $10 free Bitcoin as you get started)

Are you ready to dip your toe into the world of Crypto? If so, you’re not alone! Google searches for “Bitcoin” are on the rise, as is the Cryptocurrency itself. $100 invested at the start of the year would now be worth over $250!

So, how to get started? The good news is, there’s a wealth of great articles online that’ll teach you all the theory. But nothing replaces first-hand experience. This Beginner’s Guide cuts through all the jargon and complex trading techniques, to get you making your first confident Crypto trades as soon as possible. Along the way, you’ll have fun, hopefully make a small profit (including $10 free Bitcoin as you get started), and lay the foundation, should you wish, to become a serious cryptocurrency investor!

Puerto Ricans Demand “Ricky Leaks” Governor Resign, More to Come Monday

What had initially looked like a minor, unrelated detail in a story about a massive corruption scandal has erupted in to a full-blown political crisis in Puerto Rico.  Thousands of demonstrators took to the streets of San Juan Saturday to demand the resignation of embattled Governor Ricardo Rossello, with even bigger protests planned for Monday.  The protests were sparked in part by last week’s revelation of offensive text messages— now dubbed “Ricky Leaks”— between Rossello and his inner circle.  However, for residents of the U.S. commonwealth— themselves American citizens— the uprising is about much more on an island unaccustomed to seeing them.

What Matt Drudge Predicted is Now Becoming a Reality After 20 years

Matt Drudge gave a speech before the National Press Club in Washington, D.C. in 1998. He was already deemed an internet leader in both news and aggregated news distribution. His Drudge Report challenged the ethos of the newspaper society, which was just the beginning of dynamic revolutionary change in the news world order. The Drudge Report made friends, added enemies, created new futures and helped forced everyone in the industry to change many times over in order just to stay relevant.

A Direct Approach of Functional Medicine: Functions and Principles

Functional medicine is a district medical model which separates from conventional approach. Functional medicine is something which promotes wellness and helps to prevent and treat chronic disease. Functional medicine doctors in Denver focuses on how your body works, they view each individual as genetically and biochemically unique.

How Does a Functional Medicine Treat Diseases?

Strait Trippin’: Iran Seizes Tanker, US Downs Drone

A month ago, Iran’s Revolutionary Guard shot down an unmanned American drone in the Strait of Hormuz.  Later that week, President Trump called off a retaliatory military attack on Iran at the last minute.  He explained the next day that he did not believe the loss of Iranian lives to be proportionate to the loss of a machine.  On Thursday, the United States appeared to level the score.  US Marines jammed an unmanned Iranian drone in the Strait, downing the aircraft and destroying it.  The incident reignited tensions between the two countries, which seem to be stumbling toward war.

House Puts Partisan Differences Aside, Votes to Kill Cadillac Tax

It’s been a busy week on Capitol HillMaybe you’d heard.  Lost in the presidential politics and Democratic din, the House paused on Wednesday to finally deliver a bipartisan whooping to an unpopular element of the Affordable Care Act.  By a vote of 419-6, the so-called “Cadillac Tax” is no more, dead before it was allowed to begin.  The tax, designed to keep health care costs down, had early supporters in each party, but was widely opposed by both.

Magnachip Semiconductor Bonds, Short Term, High Yield, Fixed Income Investment, Yielding 7.25% YTM

This week, Durig Capital takes a second look at an issuer involved in the design and manufacture of semiconductors. Magnachip Semiconductor (NYSE:MX) has been around for over three decades and is currently the largest independent supplier of OLED display drivers to panel makers for smartphones. The company is riding the wave of transition from LED to OLED in the smartphone world. This has paid handsomely as its full year 2018 results can attest (above). In addition, the company’s first quarter also posted continued wins for its Standard Products division.

Is Elizabeth Warren Taking the Leading in California?

The big prize for Democrats is California and many people thought Sen. Kamala Harris would be favored, especially after her strong debate performance. If not Harris, than possibly former Vice President Joe Biden or even Sen. Bernie Sanders who had good showing in the 2016 primary election, in the State of California. However, the latest poll had Sen. Elizabeth Warren in first place, Harris in second by only a very thin margin, with Biden now down to third. If Harris can’t secure her home state in the Primary, her chances of success are thin.

Jon Corzine: After Overseeing One of America’s Worst Financial Failures, He’s in Charge of People’s Money Again!

After gaining one of the highest levels of public trust, and producing one of America’s worst ethical and financial failures, Jon Corzine is back working with client’s money again.

When I was growing up, I believed America was fair and honest and if you worked hard you could move ahead– and those who get caught cheating will pay a price. Well, now it appears you can get caught cheating, be in charge while over $800 million dollars of client’s money is lost forever, but if you’re well connected you’ll be back in business with a new hedge fund in a just few years. What a country!

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Dogs of the Dow: Does It Work, and Should It Have a Place in Your Portfolio?

Last month, Durig Capital explored several variations of the classic Dogs of the Dow Investment Strategy. Later in the article, we examined the historical performance of these strategy variations, benchmarked against the performance of Durig’s own unique Dogs of the Dow Portfolio Strategy. The original strategy designed by Michael O’Higgins in the book “Beating the Dow” in 1991 was designed for just that; beating the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJI).

Portland Mayor Criticized From the Right; Receives Challenger from the Left

Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler did a lot of talking on Monday, but didn’t end up saying very much in his first press conference following an overseas vacation.  He said the dueling protests between far-left and far-right demonstrators, which frequently devolve in to violent street brawls, are a black mark against Portland’s reputation, yet offered no ideas on how to repair it.  He said he plans to discuss ways to better control future protests, yet offered no ideas of his own.  He offered no timetable for any solutions or ideas he might have alluded to, yet the city’s next outdoor MMA fight is scheduled for next Saturday.  While Wheeler has withstood a barrage of criticism, much of it from the out-of-state right, his battle for re-election was joined this week from the left.

Operation Ghost Stories: The True Story of the Russian Illegals Portrayed in FX’s The Americans

Russian state sponsored television aired a spook program this week. Russia (the government’s official channel) televised an exclusive interview with retired Colonel Elena Vavilova (aka Tracey Foley) and her husband Andrey Bezrukov (aka Donald Hattfield). These two agents were arrested by the FBI on June 27, 2010 at their residence in Massachusetts and charged with espionage.

Bedsore Treatments – Possible Relief to a Serious Issue – The Dos and Don’ts of Wound Care

Bed sores, also known as pressure sores are a modern day plague on our nation. Ranging from tender or swollen skin, up to fully open sores that drain pus and reach even deeper into the muscle and bones. Bed sores are caused by bodily tissue being compressed in between bone and a firm surface for an extended period of time. Blood flow is reduced in these areas, and the tissue begins to die, making a breeding ground for infection. Pressure sores like this can develop quickly, with little warning, so it is important to stay vigilant in adjusting bed ridden, or wheelchair bound patients.

Southwest Border Migration Recorded a Sharp Drop of 28% in 2019

Is President Donald Trump’s new policy with Mexico working?  Or is the seasonal drop in migration due to the weather?

First, if you take the May to June average for the last five years of Southern Border illegal migration and end prior to this year or 2018, the average seasonal drop is 9%. Without a doubt, there seems to be something real going on because it just dropped around 300% more than the average season decline.

Birth Canal Bacteria Linked to Risk of Female Ovarian Cancer

Ovarian cancer is terrible because it is more deadly once it develops, and it is often too late to find it. With breast cancer, regular screening and prevention can be done early and early treatment can be effective.

However, the researchers said that vaginal swabs can be used to understand the bacteria in women’s vagina. Therefore, researchers hope that this new discovery can be used in the future to identify which women are at higher risk. The findings were published in the Lancet Oncology journal.

Alaska Governor, Legislature Remain Far Apart (800 miles) on Budget Impasse

In a scene reminiscent of Oregonor Moldova— two separate sides gathered in two separate locations to convene two separate special sessions of the legislature, ostensibly to find two separate solutions to Alaska’s mounting budget crisis.  With 38 senators and representatives gathered in the state capital, Juneau, and 22 in Wasilla, the hometown of Republican Governor Mike Dunleavy, an attempt to override some $440 million in spending cuts appeared to fail Wednesday.  A three-fourths vote by a joint session (one would assume, held in the same place) will be needed by Friday, or Gov. Dunleavy’s line-item vetos will stand.

Ebanel Laboratories Review Fraud on Amazon Sinks to a New Low – Part 2

 A continued investigation into Ebanel Laboratories fraudulent reviews on the Amazon Marketplace.

Year by year the Amazon Marketplace grows and flourishes, creating bigger opportunities and increased competition. How is a new company to compete in oversaturated markets against heavy competition, especially competition that produces better products? Well our friends at Ebanel Laboratories sure have it figured out!

California Urges a Powerless Lifestyle For Everyone; Solar Homes Included

The Golden State of California has a beautiful yellow hue throughout unfarmed land that is caused by the extreme amount of sunlight without water.  With 300 days of sunshine in many places throughout California, landscapes have turned from beautiful sun beaten land to concerning fire fuels.

Tragic fires that decimated northern and southern California communities in the last few years have commanded utilities to look out with absolute resolve for the safety of their customers, thus prompting radical change.

New Democracy, Old Promises – Center-Right Wins Greek Elections

As expected, center-right opposition party New Democracy (ND) won Greece’s snap elections on Sunday.  Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, of the Coalition of the Radical Left (Syriza), conceded defeat to his rival, Kyriakos MitsotakisWith about 90% of districts reporting at press time, ND is on pace for a majority government in the Hellenic Parliament, thanks to the country’s “winner’s bonus” electoral system.  While voters seem to have delivered a strong mandate for change, and Greece has officially exited the European Union’s bailout programs, tackling the country’s enormous unemployment may prove a herculean task.

Publisher Direct Advertising – For Small Companies a Better Path

Communal News is now offering Publisher Direct Native Advertising (PDNA)

Possibly one of the most challenging questions for marketers is whether to buy Publisher Direct Advertising. The alternatives are to contact an ad network to purchase inventory from them (called a Direct Buy), or go through indirect channels using real-time bidding (RTB) like Google and Facebook.  We believe Publisher Direct is a better, lower-cost model but, in addition, with Communal News your price performance makes this an outstanding value.

Portland Police Chief Wants Anti-Mask Laws; Oregon ACLU Has “A Lot of Concerns”

Portland Police Chief Danielle Outlaw has had enough.  In a news conference Wednesday, Outlaw called for “a better way” to address dueling protest groups in the city, and to give police more legal tools to combat and prevent the violence that frequently accompanies these events.  Just one day after Communal News called for it, Outlaw asked for new laws that would ban the wearing of masks by demonstrators in the commission of crimes and permit the continual recording of protests.  The legal director of the ACLU of Oregon responded, “we have a lot of concerns.”

Denbury Bonds, Short Term, High Yield, Fixed Income Investment, Yielding 18.25% YTM

This week, Durig Capital looks at an oil producer who has built its company using non-traditional production techniques. Denbury Resources (NYSE:DNR) has been successfully using enhanced oil recovery (EOR) techniques to build its name in the world of tertiary oil production. The company had a fantastic 2018 as well as a solid first quarter.

She Might Become the Most Powerful Person in Europe and You’ve Never Heard of Her Before?

No she is not in charge of Germany or a major country but she will soon be in charge of the European Central Bank– the European version of the United States Federal Reserve. Her name is Christine Lagarde and she has won European Union support to become the first female President of the European Central Bank (ECB). It will be the first time a women has been placed in charge of all European banking, as the ECB is one of the largest financial institutions in the World.

Free Online Digital Content Publishing Platforms – Where Readers Have a Voice

Communal News is one of the fastest growing free online digital platforms…where the readers have access to write on our open contributor platform. Between Communal News readers, Google News distribution, and distribution on all the main social media sites where people get their news, CN is the most open content publishing platform on the internet. We have added a wide variety of contributors (well over 600!) and in a very short time have seen over 2,000 articles published on the Communal News free online digital platform– not bad for a very new product launch!

Cease Fire at the G20: Trump and Xi Declare Truce on Trade

It’s said that nothing ever really gets done at the G20, which is currently meeting in Osaka, Japan.  Nineteen member countries and the European Union agreed to a new deal to tackle climate change.  Guess who was the lone holdout.  President Trump was harshly criticized, at home and abroad, for praising Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman, who ordered the killing of Washington Post columnist (who had legal residency in the U.S.) Jamal Khashoggi.  There was one cautiously positive development to emerge from the summit, however.  Trump and Chinese counterpart, Xi Jinping, agreed to restart talks and temporarily de-escalate the trade war.

Nationalize Healthcare? Sanders, Warren, & Harris (3 of the Top 4 Democrats) Say Yes

According to the Real Clear Politics poll average, the leaders for Demoractic Presidential nomination are (first place) former Vice President Joe Biden (D), (second place) Sen. Bernie Sander (D), (third place) Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D), and (forth place) Sen. Kamala Harris. Three of the top four Democratic candidates are planing on nationalizing our health care system according their latest debate answers.

Gran Colombia Gold Bonds or “Gold Notes”, Short Term, High Yield, Fixed Income Investment, Yielding 8% YTM

Beyond Belief… this may be the most fascinating debt instrument we have ever reviewed.

Rising with the price of gold, the cash flow and yield of Gran Colombia Gold’s senior secured “Gold Notes” appears to be headed straight into the land of unbelief.  Perhaps what we see here is either wrong… or something in this picture seems to have quietly escaped the attention or the view of most other investors in the high yield bond market.  Granted, this is not a straightforward and easily understood issue because of the quarterly interest boost linked to its amortized quarterly redemption of principle when the price of gold is higher 1250 per ounce.  However, it is precisely this “hard to be understood” feature that is driving its current push into the land of dreams.

Dem Debate Night 2: Biden Stumbles, Harris Slays, Everyone Lurches Left

The advice to “dance like nobody’s watching” has featured prominently on dorm room walls and Etsy merchandise for years.  Perhaps the ratings will bear this out, but former Vice President Joe Biden may have wished no one was watching his debate performance Thursday night.  In the main event, following Wednesday night’s undercard, Biden looked every one of his 76 years, and then some— even compared to the spry, 76-year old democratic socialist from Vermont.  It’s a long way to Iowa and New Hampshire, but Joe has a long way to go.

Did Chairman Powell Just Change Course? Did Trump Influence Him?

Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell said “The Fed will act as appropriate to sustain economic expansion.” Powell claimed “The outlook for the U.S. economy has become cloudier since early May, with rising uncertainties over trade and global growth causing the central bank to reassess its next move on interest rates.”

He also said “The crosscurrents have reemerged, with apparent progress on trade turning to greater uncertainty and with incoming data raising renewed concerns about the strength of the global economy.” To add to the disappointments, economic reports also show a big surprising drop in consumer confidence, plus added weakness in the housing market.

How the Celebrity Blacklist Works in China – It’s a Career Death Sentence

The National Radio and Television Administration (NRTA) is in charge of controlling everything related to the press, publications, radios, movies, and televisions in China. For example, all foreign movies that want to enter the Chinese market would need its approval first, during which scenes containing sex, violence, and Chinese politics are usually deleted– the reason why many foreign movies in China are a bit shorter than the international version. It exists to make sure that Chinese citizens are getting the information that the government deems appropriate.

Gold Moves Up Big; Is This the Beginning of a Monster Move, or a Dead Cat Bounce?

First, why is gold moving up?

We talked with experts and they explain the dollar is weakening. They are pricing in rate cuts they expect to U.S. interest rates. Donald Trump lashed out at the Federal Reserve, comparing it to ‘a stubborn child.’ He and the stock market are pushing for lower rates. As rates appear to be going down, gold historically moves in the opposite direction of U.S. currency. This downward push in dollars is pushing gold up.

Is gold being pushed out by cryptocurrencies?

What Makes a Wedding Special? How Does a Bride Plan for Such an Event? Making Your Wedding an Affordable Dream Wedding.

What makes a wedding special? Is it money?  No.

Is it doing what your friends did ?  No.

It’s about making it your special day. We have won “Wedding Venue of the Year” three times in a row and what we believe brides really want is their own special day. A day that bring their family and friends in from the present and past to meet and enjoy the time with their spouses family and old friends.  A wedding should feel very warm inside and be a joyous occasion.

From the venue to the bride’s dress, everything should be welcoming, open and fun. Even though it is not as important as the ceremony itself, this might just be the most important day of your life. Our best advice is to simply try to enjoy the entire journey, the time with family, because this great event will pass rather fast and the memories will be significant and long lasting.

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  • The writing and publishing world is rapidly changing and it takes a lot of work for writers and journalists to get noticed and properly paid on the web. Traditional corporate journalism is slowly dying and skilled writing positions are being eliminated all over, even at premium national news companies. This is making it harder for readers to find high-quality, accurate news reporting. Meanwhile, the news, social media and internet website messaging business becomes even more competitive and interactive each and every year. We believe writers need a professional outlet and not the Uber model.
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Has Oil Bottomed? If Demand is So Low Due to China, Why isn’t Copper Showing Any of the Same Patterns?

If oil demand is down so much due to the China trade war and tariffs, how come the more economically sensitive materials, such as copper, have not felt the same economic downward price effects?

Today China has asked it’s refineries to hold off on placing new orders for crude oil imports in anticipation of lower prices once and if demand stalls further. The Chinese buyers have cut off purchases of U.S. crude oil as the trade dispute between Beijing and Washington continues.

“Did I Give Up On What I REALLY Wanted Too Soon?” New Book Excerpt from The Blakk Dahlia

New fiction book series, the Heartbreak Diaries, is celebrating Independence Day in more ways than one. Written by The Blakk Dahlia, Devastation or Destiny???” (The Settled Heart) hits book retailers on July 4, 2019. In celebration of the upcoming “nuptials” of the characters, Tanya and Kenneth, The Blakk Dahlia is releasing an excerpt from the first chapter entitled, ‘An Unbothered Bride-To-Be.’ Pre-Orders are Available Now on Amazon Kindle!

Hertz Bonds, Short Term, High Yield, Fixed Income Investment, Yielding 6.5% YTM

For this week’s bond review, Durig Capital ventures into the auto world to look at one of the leading auto rental companies in the U.S. and around the world. Hertz Global (NYSE:HTZ) had a fantastic 2018 and 2019 looks to be shaping up much the same.

  • First quarter 2019 is the seventh consecutive quarter the company has recorded year-over-year growth.
  • Total revenues were up 2% (during one the company’s historically slow quarters), up 4% on a constant currency basis.
  • Revenues in the U.S. grew by 7%.
  • Cash flow provided by operating activities grew by 28% over first quarter 2018.
  • First quarter 2019 interest coverage of 3.4x.

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The online world is rapidly changing and it takes a lot of work for the individual and/or small company to get noticed on the web. That’s why Communal News introduced their new their online contributor platform, allowing writers and journalists to focus on their craft while letting Communal News do the heavy lifting of your internet digital distribution helping you Get Published !

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Toronto Wins NBA Championship; Middle East Conflicts Continue

The Toronto Raptors have officially become champions in the NBA after defeating the Golden State Warriors in a very close game.  Kevin Lowry scored 26 points leading their team to a victory.  Kevin Lowry was singled out for his opposition to the Toronto Raptors fans cheering the injury to Kevin Durant.  The injury to Klay Thompson in the fourth quarter was the final clincher in the defeat of Golden State.  Clay Thompson we see was the difference between the two squads. Golden State without Kevin Durant and Klay Thompson already gave Toronto the edge eventually the championship.  The injury to Klay Thompson when he went up for the layup was for sure not intentional.  It was just an attempt to block his shot. The ballplayers showed proper sportsmanship during the game and afterwards.

6 Things To Do When Leaving a Toxic Relationship

We’ve all had toxic relationships of one form or another—whether it be a friend, a family member or an intimate relationship. Some relationships such as with family members may be hard to break but others such as intimate relationships often need to be ended.

If you are in a toxic relationship and have decided to end it, be prepared to face more challenges than you thought. Although you will have great relief at first, you will more than likely fall back in to old thinking patterns and you will have the urge to contact the individual who is not healthy for you or to use other unhealthy coping mechanisms. But there are certain things you can do to get through the breakup period successfully in order for you to find yourself again, love yourself again and to start your new life.

Numbify, Lidocaine for pain relief, increased its numbing effectiveness by 30%!

Numbifys updated formula increased its numbing effectiveness on average among those who tested it by ~ 30%.  This additional effectiveness at relieving pain is over and above what Numbify already offered, which was a numbing experience that many already considered to be the strongest numbing OTC pain relief. Numbify lidocaine creams, sprays and gels are Effective June 1st.

Who Else Wants a Beautiful Luxury Kitchen?

A luxurious kitchen is not something that only the elite can wish for. Kitchen is a place where you spend a lot of your time and everyone does deserve a beautiful and well-designed kitchen, which makes you want to cook all day. Isn’t that your dream too?

But first things first; what are the features of beautiful kitchens and luxury kitchen appliances that all of us wish for?  Some common answers could be: use of lot of marble, designing peninsulas and islands, and including high-end and luxury kitchen appliances.

Frontier Communications Bonds, Short Term, High Yield, Fixed Income Investment, Yielding 27% YTM

This week, Durig Capital ventures into the telecom space to look at one of the country’s major telecommunications services providers. Frontier Communications (NASDAQ: FTR) has been working hard to transform itself as cable, voice and internet usage continues to change and evolve. The company’s most recent quarter highlights some of its progress as well as actions Frontier is taking to remain competitive.