Monthly Archives: September 2011

Mount Etna Erupts in a Spectacular Display of Fire.

September 30, 2011 – Mount Etna Erupts in a Spectacular Display of Fire: On the evening of September 29, 2011; the new southeast crater of Mount Etna produced another spectacular eruption. This episode was more violent than those of the … Continue reading

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A Special Report From Hong Kong on Typhoon Nesat.

September 29, 2011 – A Special Report from Hong Kong on Typhoon Nesat: Dark clouds hung over an empty Victoria Harbor on Thursday morning as typhoon Nesat passes to the south-west. The typhoon forced the closure of Hong Kong’s stock … Continue reading

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Rogue Trader Loses $1.5 Billion!

September 28, 2011 – Rogue Trader Loses $1.5 Billion: London police charged Kweku M. Adoboli, a 31-year-old UBS trader, with fraud after the Swiss bank said it lost $1.5 billion because of unauthorized trades. Haven’t these people heard of internal … Continue reading

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Unemployment by State.

September 27, 2011 – Unemployment by State; Looking for a Job? – Check this Map First: When the unemployment rate rose in most states last month, it underscored the extent to which the deep recession, the anemic recovery and the … Continue reading

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Hurricane Hilary Takes Aim at the United States.

September 25, 2011 – Hurricane Hilary Takes Aim at the South-Western United States: Hilary is an extremely dangerous Category 5 Hurricane, with maximum sustained winds of 204 MPH and gusts to 250 MPH. Maximum significant wave height is 35 feet. … Continue reading

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Another Crackpot Plan by the U.S. Government!

September 24, 2011 – Another Crackpot Plan by the U.S. Government: The Feds are calling it Operation Twist. The Federal Reserve (The FED) will buy $400 billion of long-dated Treasuries, financed by selling bonds with three years to go or … Continue reading

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A 6.2 Magnitude Earthquake Struck the South Pacific Ocean Near Tonga.

September 23, 2011 – A 6.2 Magnitude (M) Earthquake (EQ) Struck Near Tonga in the South Pacific: The quake occurred on Sept. 23rd at 12:07PM, near the epicenter, at a depth of 8 kilometers (5 miles). No tsunami warnings or … Continue reading

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A Rare 6.8 Magnitude Earthquake Struck India (updated Sept. 19th with Damage Reports).

September 19, 2011 – A Rare 6.8 Earthquake Struck India: Echoing the chaos west of the epicenter, in Afghanistan and Pakistan, a rare 6.8M EQ struck India on Sunday. At a relatively shallow 20 kilometers (12 miles) there was wide-spread damage … Continue reading

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A 6.2 Magnitude Quake Hits Japan, Less Than Two Hours After the Last One.

September 15, 2011 – A 6.2 Magnitude (M) Earthquake (EQ) Struck of the East Coast of Honshu, Japan:  The prior post reported on a 6.6M EQ that struck in almost the same spot, only an hour and 41 minuets ago. … Continue reading

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A 6.6 Magnitude Earthquake Struck Near the East Coast of Honshu, Japan Less than Two Hours Ago.

September 16, 2011 – A 6.6 Magnitude (M) Earthquake (EQ) Hit of the East Coast of Honshu Japan: Another aftershock struck north of the 9.1M meg-quake on March 11, 2011. Today’s quake struck at a depth of 36 kilometers (22 … Continue reading

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