For a little more than 30 years live cattle has traded in a range between $50 and $100 per hundred-weight. At the beginning of the current decade cattle prices rallied from under $100 to more than $170. That rally peaked in late 2014 and cattle entered a bear market that took it back under $100 in late 2016 (see “Cow jumps over the moon” below).
You may have seen the television commercials where movie and television actor William Devane drives home the point of spiraling national debt, framing it as an alarming reason to buy gold now. If so, you’ll more or less understand the biggest reason the majority of the U.S. public buys gold: security.
You might not be aware of it, but chances are good you have experienced Arnold “Arnie” Morton’s take on steak. Fans of Arnie’s steaks know him as a legendary Chicago restaurateur. Morton passed away at the age of 83 in May 2005, but is remembered for changing the face of Chicago’s dining and nightlife scene and defining the great American steakhouse.
There’s no substitute for a great local butcher that you can drop by on at a moment’s notice to pick up a great cut of meat. But, these five mail order meat companies have unusual, drool-worthy and high quality selections of some of the finest meats that they’ll deliver right to your doorstep.
Having just returned from libertine Las Vegas attending the Libertarian-leaning Freedom Fest, I was ready to discount this latest taxpayer-funded, fed effort to curb fraudsters as another example of wasteful and ineffective government spending.
There are moments in television where you want to root hard for the underdog. With IFC’s first season of Brockmire, you just want to watch the world burn down around them.
The Funny-or-Die production is a character study into the absurdity of baseball, small-town America’s economic misery, and what happens if you let people get in their own way.