One Of The Biggest Organizations Helping Democrats Win Elections

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One Of The Biggest Organizations Helping Democrats Win Elections Authored by Katie Spence via The Epoch Times (emphasis ours), The election of state supreme court justices doesn’t always garner national attention. But Judge Janet Protasiewicz’s win in Wisconsin earlier this year hit the spotlight with a campaign that shattered previous national fundraising records, and flipped […]

Cocoa Squeeze Rattles London Market In Biggest Move Since ‘Chocfinger’

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Cocoa Squeeze Rattles London Market In Biggest Move Since ‘Chocfinger’ Over the course of ten months, benchmark cocoa futures prices in London have surged by more than 51%, driven by the worsening global shortage of this crucial ingredient used in the world’s sweet snacks.  Bloomberg pointed out, “The biggest cocoa trade in more than a decade is rattling […]

Substack Asks Writers For Money As VC Funding Freezes

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Substack Asks Writers For Money As VC Funding Freezes Substack is initiating a crowdsourcing funding round, allowing writers to invest as little as $100 in the company. On Tuesday morning, the startup emailed writers about the investment opportunity. The development comes amidst a freeze in venture capital funding markets, which followed the collapse of Silicon […]

Coinbase Tumbles After-Hours On Wells Notice Disclosure

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Coinbase Tumbles After-Hours On Wells Notice Disclosure Coinbase shares are tumbling after-hours, down almost 20% on the day, following its disclosure that it received a notice from the SEC formally declaring the securities regulator’s plans to bring an enforcement action against the largest US crypto exchange. SEC Chair Gary Gensler has repeatedly said many of the tokens […]

Baidu Granted Permits To Operate Humanless Robotaxis In Beijing

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Baidu Granted Permits To Operate Humanless Robotaxis In Beijing It looks like those robotaxis that were promised years ago are finally making their way onto the roads. The only problem is they aren’t Teslas – instead, they are products of Beijing’s internet search giant, Baidu. The company, akin to Google in the U.S., received “the […]

Goldman Cuts GDP Outlook On Small Bank Stress Blowback

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Goldman Cuts GDP Outlook On Small Bank Stress Blowback Earlier today we highlighted comments by TS Lombard’s Steven Blitz, who laid out the path to the end of this asset cycle, pointing out that, given current liability structures and the low ratio of reserves to deposits, we “have reached the point (usually happens when banks […]

The Most Expensive M² Of Prime Property In The World

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The Most Expensive M² Of Prime Property In The World So, you’ve got a million dollars burning a hole in your pocket and you’re looking to put a luxury roof over your head? In the infographic below, Statista’s Martin Armstrong, using data from Knight Frank, gives you an idea of where in the world you’ll get the most […]

Central Bank Gold Buying Takes Up Where It Left Off To Start 2023

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Central Bank Gold Buying Takes Up Where It Left Off To Start 2023 Via SchiffGold.com, After charting the highest level of net gold purchases on record in 2022, central banks started out 2023 right where they left off. Central banks globally added another net 77 tons to their gold reserves in January, according to the latest data […]

Shanghai Container Index Falls Into Triple Digits

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Shanghai Container Index Falls Into Triple Digits By Gautham Krishnan of Container News The Shanghai Containerized Freight Index (SCFI) issued after Chinese New Year 2023 saw the index fall into the triple digits, closing at US$995 for the week ending 10 February 2023. This was a level last annexed in January 2020, the opening days […]

Watch: Paul Pelosi Hammer Attack Bodycam Video Released

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Watch: Paul Pelosi Hammer Attack Bodycam Video Released San Francisco Superior Court on Friday released a video of the 2 a.m. Paul Pelosi hammer attack by David DePape. Fast forward to around 30 seconds. ?BREAKING: The Paul Pelosi bodycam video has been released. Here is the full video. pic.twitter.com/Z254Q8NGIM — Greg Price (@greg_price11) January 27, […]

Here We Go Again! It’s Time For Another Debt Ceiling Fight

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Here We Go Again! It’s Time For Another Debt Ceiling Fight Authored by Michael Maharrey via SchiffGold.com, Here we go again. The clock is ticking down to another US debt ceiling fight. According to Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen, the US government will officially bump up against the debt ceiling Thursday (Jan. 19). The debt ceiling […]

UK Tops The World’s Largest Online Gambling Markets

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UK Tops The World’s Largest Online Gambling Markets Even when aware of the significant cost gambling addiction has on the United Kingdom’s government and society, the scale of industry in the country may come as a surprise. As Statista’s Martin Armstrong reports, according to data from H2 Gambling Capital cited by The Guardian shows, the UK is the largest […]

Over 20 Protest Deaths In Peru As ‘Coup’ Government Extends Castillo’s Jail Term

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Over 20 Protest Deaths In Peru As ‘Coup’ Government Extends Castillo’s Jail Term Authored by Brett Wilkins via Common Dreams, Peruvian human rights defenders said Friday that the death toll has risen to 21 in nationwide protests sparked by the ouster and jailing of leftist President Pedro Castillo, whose pretrial imprisonment term was extended to 18 months by […]

Frontline Attorney In COVID Crisis Calls Biden Out On WHO ‘Power Grab’

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An Ohio attorney at the forefront of the national COVID-19 debate says President Joe Biden’s proposal to shift power to the World Health Organization (WHO) to declare viral pandemics is a legal ploy to circumvent the United States Constitution. “I think that’s absolutely what this is. This isn’t as simple as giving up our sovereignty. […]