Major Shipper Maersk Warns Of Prolonged And Deeper Downturn In Global Trade

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Major Shipper Maersk Warns Of Prolonged And Deeper Downturn In Global Trade A.P. Moller-Maersk A/S, the world’s largest owner of container ships and one of the best bellwethers for global trade, has spent the last several quarters warning about a slowdown in container demand on major shipping lanes. Maersk executives have cautioned about “dark clouds […]

Anti-Putin Activist Alexey Navalny Handed 19 More Years In Prison

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Anti-Putin Activist Alexey Navalny Handed 19 More Years In Prison Jailed Kremlin critic and anti-Putin activist Alexei Navalny has been sentenced to 19 years in prison, according to Interfax on Friday. He was convicted on what are being dubbed “extremism” charges. The sentence will be carried out at a restrictive “special regime” prison, the report […]

In Allegheny County, Progressives Are Now The Establishment

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In Allegheny County, Progressives Are Now The Establishment Authored by Zach Kennedy via RealClear Wire, A political powerhouse now rivaling Philadelphia as the bedrock of Democratic electoral strength in Pennsylvania, Allegheny County has been consistently trending more progressive. This past May’s primaries in Pennsylvania’s second-largest county added another layer of icing on a cake that’s […]

Yellen Will Go To Beijing As Biden Seeks To Move Supply Chains Away From China

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Yellen Will Go To Beijing As Biden Seeks To Move Supply Chains Away From China Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen will be the next top Biden admin official to try and calm spiraling relations with China, as the Treasury Department confirmed Sunday she’ll travel to Beijing this week, Thursday through Sunday, for meetings with senior officials, […]

Tucker Carlson Takes Aim At “Wannabe Dictator” Joe Biden

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Tucker Carlson Takes Aim At “Wannabe Dictator” Joe Biden After delivering an epic condemnation of the Deep State (‘permanent Washington’) in his previous episode – which has now been view over 90 million times – Tucker Carlson turns his acerbic eye first to his former employer – Fox News – and then to the “wannabe […]

Europe’s Digital Services Act Puts Free Speech At The Mercy Of Eurocrats

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Europe’s Digital Services Act Puts Free Speech At The Mercy Of Eurocrats Authored by David Thunder via The Brownstone Institute, The European Union’s Internal Market Commissioner, Thierry Breton, was apparently miffed that Elon Musk withdrew Twitter from the EU’s “voluntary code of practice against disinformation.” He was sufficiently put out by Twitter’s withdrawal from the […]

Biden Wants Sanctions Against Uganda Because Its Government Passed Anti-LGBT Laws

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Biden Wants Sanctions Against Uganda Because Its Government Passed Anti-LGBT Laws Authored by Ryan McMaken via The Mises Institute, In an excellent display of how US foreign policy can be used as a means of pandering to domestic interest groups, the Biden administration has threatened to impose sanctions on Uganda as punishment for that regime’s adoption […]

Top Adidas Investor Will Ask Execs To Turn Over Kanye West Misconduct Probe Details

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Top Adidas Investor Will Ask Execs To Turn Over Kanye West Misconduct Probe Details As criticism from shareholders about its failed partnership with a former US rapper mounts, Adidas faces pressure from Germany’s third-largest asset manager to reveal its investigation into how it handled accusations of misconduct against Kanye West. According to Financial Times, Janne Werning, head […]

Oil Tanker Engulfed In Flames Near Malaysia, Possibly Belonging To ‘Shadow’ Fleet

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Oil Tanker Engulfed In Flames Near Malaysia, Possibly Belonging To ‘Shadow’ Fleet Energy expert Anas Alhajji shared a video on Twitter that appears to show, according to his description, “An oil tanker, known for transporting Iranian oil, catching fire off the coast of Malaysia.” An oil tanker with a history of shipping Iranian oil catches fire […]

Democrats Float Bill To Allow LGBTQ Migrants To Walk Into US Unrestricted

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Democrats Float Bill To Allow LGBTQ Migrants To Walk Into US Unrestricted Authored by Steve Watson via Summit News, Democrats in the House and the Senate have floated legislation that would allow undocumented migrants to effectively walk into the U.S. unrestricted if they declare they are LGBTQ+, prompting border officials to warn that suddenly “everyone […]

Gary Gensler Links Crypto With Cash In Viral 2018 Video, Crypto Twitter Blasts Hypocrisy

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Gary Gensler Links Crypto With Cash In Viral 2018 Video, Crypto Twitter Blasts Hypocrisy Authored by Brayden Lindrea via CoinTelegraph.com, The crypto community is calling out the alleged hypocrisy of Gary Gensler, the head of the United States securities regulator, after a 2018 video emerged of him stating that cryptocurrencies are on par with commodities […]

Rare Rebuke Of Israel By White House Riles Republicans

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Rare Rebuke Of Israel By White House Riles Republicans The political fallout continues after President Biden’s controversial and rare criticisms of Israel, which included on Tuesday his urging Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to abandon his governing coalition’s judicial overhaul policy which critics say will destroy any semblance of checks and balances and thus is a threat […]

Hey ChatGPT: Write A Taylor Swift Song About The Volatile Macro Market

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Hey ChatGPT: Write A Taylor Swift Song About The Volatile Macro Market Confirming again that AI will be this year’s “bright shiny thing”, at least until the use case crashes and burns mercilessly as it has with all other TAM fads in recent years, earlier this week UBS’ Internet team published a lengthy note looking […]

America Runs On… Bottled Water

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America Runs On… Bottled Water The most popular drink in America is sold at a 4000 percent markup and is responsible for tens of millions of discarded containers each day: bottled water. As Statista’s Katharina Buchholz details below, despite U.S. tap water – with some notable exceptions – being safe to drink, around one third of Americans don’t consume it at […]

Black Sea Shipping Rates Jump 20%

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Black Sea Shipping Rates Jump 20% By Charles Kennedy of OilPrice.com Shipping rates in the Black Sea have risen by 20% since the start of the year as war risk insurance premiums increase, Reuters reported, citing unnamed industry sources. What’s more, some insurers have stopped providing coverage for ships and planes moving goods to and from […]

Number Of Superyachts In Caribbean Double As Rich Enjoy Lavish Year-End Parties

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Number Of Superyachts In Caribbean Double As Rich Enjoy Lavish Year-End Parties The ultra-wealthy packed their bags earlier this month and jumped on superyachts to escape the cold weather. Many of these yachts have sailed to the Caribbean for Christmas. Some wealthy folks like to bounce from island to island, while others stay in lavish […]

Morgan Stanley Latest Bank To Slash Bonuses, Asian Bankers Could See 50% Cuts

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Morgan Stanley Latest Bank To Slash Bonuses, Asian Bankers Could See 50% Cuts Morgan Stanley is the latest in a long line of investment banks that are paring back on bonuses this holiday season. The bank’s Asia banker bonuses could be cut by as much as 50%, a new report from Reuters said this morning.  […]

Price Of Christmas Trees Rising As Inflation Hits Home

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Price Of Christmas Trees Rising As Inflation Hits Home Authored by Ross Muscato via The Epoch Times (emphasis ours), Consumers are spending more money to purchase real Christmas trees in 2022 than they did last year. Noonan’s Christmas Trees, a Christmas tree farm in Costa Mesa, Calif., is experiencing a tree shortage in November 2021. […]

Morgan Stanley Slides After Equity Trading, Investment Banking Revs Miss

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Morgan Stanley’s equities trading business saw net revenues plunge 14% at $2.46 billion driven by market falls and a drop in customer activity (well below expectations of $2.69 billion). However, on the bright side of all the market volatility, fixed income is up 33% at $2.18 billion as a result of what the bank says […]

Former Facebook Crypto Chief Launches Bitcoin Payments Company

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David Marcus, the former head of Meta Platforms Inc-owned Facebook’s crypto project Diem, has launched a Bitcoin payments startup. What Happened Marcus and a few ex-Meta crypto team members have started a new venture, according to a report from TechCrunch on Thursday. The new company, called Lightspark, would build on the Bitcoin Lightning Network. It will reportedly […]

884 Navy Personnel Discharged From Service For COVID-19 Vaccine Refusal

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The number of Navy personnel discharged for refusing to get vaccinated has risen to 884, the military branch said on May 5. In total, there have been 796 active component sailors and 66 reserve component sailors separated, all with “an honorable characterization of service,” the Navy said in a COVID-19 update. A total of 22 Entry Level Separations have taken […]

California, NY Failed In Handling COVID-19, Florida Among The Best: Report

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California and New York handled COVID-19 lockdowns and restrictions the worst, according to a new report. Other than New York and California, New Jersey and Illinois—all Democrat-led states—were among the worst in dealing with COVID-19, said a study from the conservative Committee To Unleash Prosperity, a conservative-leaning group. “Shutting down their economies and schools was […]

Multiple Sclerosis May Have Surprising Leading Cause | NaturalHealth365

(NaturalHealth365)  According to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, multiple sclerosis (MS) is a chronic inflammatory disease in which a person’s immune system mistakenly attacks their central nervous system, including the brain, spinal cord, and optic nerves.  It can lead to a wide range of signs and symptoms, from numbness and weakness in the limbs to […]