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Josh Owens

Josh Owens

Writer, conil.me

Contributor since: 21 Mar 2018

Biography

Josh majored in International Relations at the University of Edinburgh and is currently the Content Director at Oilprice.com. Josh has over 6 years of writing experience, covering everything from geopolitics to finance. 

  • Peter Thiel’s Promised Land For Intellectual Troublemakers

    Published 05 October 2019 | viewed 1,161 times

    For all of those people who feel they have become victims of an ideological witch hunt or have been evicted from all forms of intellectual…

  • The Doodle Frenzy Is Earning Unethical Breeders Top Dollar

    Published 29 September 2019 | viewed 647 times

    What do Labradoodles, the atomic bomb and coffee capsules have in common? Well, apparently the individuals who invented them deeply regret their contributions to mankind.…

  • Why Is Iceland The Focus of Washington’s New Trade Strategy?

    Published 23 September 2019 | viewed 1,572 times

    Less than a month after his failed attempt to buy Greenland, Trump is now shifting attention to another Nordic nation—Iceland—but rather than offering to acquire…

  • Insurance Businesses Are Fleeing The UK In Droves

    Published 03 September 2019 | viewed 1,433 times

    With less than two months before leaving the European Union, British lawmakers are back from summer recess, with their Brexit batteries recharged and ready to…

  • The NYSE Is About To Go Vegan

    Published 25 August 2019 | viewed 3,106 times

    As a response to growing demand to find investments that meet criteria of vegan investors, US Vegan Climate ETF (VEGN) is set to hit the…

  • Why Wealthy Kids Are Getting Into College For Free

    Published 15 August 2019 | viewed 1,037 times

    Sending your children to college is increasingly becoming an impossible financial task, and testimony to that is the latest cheat that has seen parents give…

  • Protests And Trade War Crossfire Taking A Toll On Hong Kong’s Wealthiest

    Published 08 August 2019 | viewed 1,504 times

    Hong Kong is seething, and it’s draining multiple billions from the wealthy elite.  Nearly two million people have taken part in a mass protest in…

  • An American Habit That’s Killing Retirement Funds

    Published 28 July 2019 | viewed 1,207 times

    Americans really love coffee. We mean, really. They love it so much that they spend more on coffee than they do on securing their financial…

  • Can $50 Billion Bring Peace To The Middle East?

    Published 24 June 2019 | viewed 995 times

    Next week, White  House adviser Jared Kushner will host a peace plan conference in Bahrain that plans to invest $50 billion in economic development to…

  • What Would You Do If You Found A Wallet On The Street?

    Published 23 June 2019 | viewed 1,302 times

    Maybe times are tough. Maybe you’re not a millionaire. Maybe you’re one of the many struggling to stay afloat with enormous piles of consumer debt,…

  • What Happens When Beijing Is Biggest Owner Of US Debt?

    Published 12 June 2019 | viewed 1,036 times

    American exceptionalism remains alive and well, with anti-China rhetoric now having reached boiling point. It’s a bit of an existential quagmire. A few decades back,…

  • The Looming Recession Will Be Worse Than 2008

    Published 04 June 2019 | viewed 2,056 times

    Good times can’t last forever – and the fear of a recession seems to be growing stronger by the day, with both Morgan Stanley and…

  • Is Winter Coming For HBO?

    Published 19 May 2019 | viewed 3,030 times

    The show must go on. Well, not always. At least not for the Game of Thrones. The last episode of the 8th and final season…

  • Lawmakers Propose Tax On Ultra-Wealthy To Curb $1.5 Trillion Student Debt

    Published 24 April 2019 | viewed 4,467 times

    At a time when Americans collectively hold an impossible $1.5 trillion in student loan debt, Democratic Senator Elizabeth Warren’s Monday proposal for free public university…

  • Does Capitalism Need An Upgrade?

    Published 14 April 2019 | viewed 3,406 times

    The question of capitalism vs socialism is as old as modern humanity, but when it comes to socialism, what once was enshrined in the Cold…

  • China: The New King Of Caviar

    Published 23 March 2019 | viewed 5,024 times

    Though caviar has long been synonymous with the palette of the wealthy who acquired the luxury food item predominately from Russia and Iran, both things…

  • Italy Launches New Welfare Experiment

    Published 12 March 2019 | viewed 872 times

    Italy has launched its so-called “citizens' income” welfare program designed to reduce poverty, and the new  anti-establishment government is clearly hoping to fund the populist…

  • Trade Talks Dominate Market Sentiment

    Published 18 February 2019 | viewed 1,028 times

    Monday, February 18, 2019 Choppy trading ahead of busy week. Global stocks were shaky on Monday as U.S.-China trade talks head into a crucial week.…

  • Medical Bankruptcy Is Killing The American Middle Class

    Published 13 February 2019 | viewed 1,806 times

    A new study has found that a horrifying 530,000 families turn to bankruptcy each year due to medical bills they can’t pay. In the end,…

  • Markets Turn Bullish After Bad Fourth Quarter

    Published 11 February 2019 | viewed 864 times

    Monday, February 11, 2019 Stocks up at start of week. U.S. and European equities were up at the start of trading on Monday on hopes…