Huawei’s phones and networking equipment are now “American-free”

Huawei’s phones and networking equipment are now “American-free”

According to a report from UBS and Fomalhaut Techno Solutions cited by the Wall Street Journal, the Huawei Mate 30 Pro flagship phone contains no American made parts. That isn’t surprising since the manufacturer is banned from its U.S. supply chain by the...
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Federal Reserve Proposes New Rule To Let Inflation Run Hot

Federal Reserve Proposes New Rule To Let Inflation Run Hot

Federal Reserve remains unable to stoke inflation (because it refuses to measure it correctly) and refuses to factor in asset price inflation. It has now considered launching a new rule that would let inflation run above its 2% target to...
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Mercedes-Benz owner Daimler to cut 10,000 jobs and Audi to cut 9,500

Mercedes-Benz owner Daimler to cut 10,000 jobs and Audi to cut 9,500

Daimler, the German carmaker that owns Mercedes-Benz, has said it will shed at least 10,000 jobs worldwide as it seeks to fund the switch to electric cars. Daimler personnel chief Wilfried Porth told journalists the number of jobs lost would...
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Bridgewater Bets $1.5 Billion That Market Will Crash By March

Bridgewater Bets $1.5 Billion That Market Will Crash By March

At the beginning of 2018, Ray Dalio said during one of his annual speeches at Davos that investors would feel “pretty stupid” if they were holding cash. Over the following 11 months, one of the biggest market blowups since the...
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Tunisia to Launch National Currency “E-Dinar” Using Blockchain

Tunisia to Launch National Currency “E-Dinar” Using Blockchain

After marketing experts saw High-Performance crypto eTolar and understood the possibility of issuing any historical currency electronically, the Tunisian authorities decided to issue their own national electronic currency E-Dinar. Tunisia has become the first ...
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The world’s billionaires lost a total of $388 billion in 2018

The world’s billionaires lost a total of $388 billion in 2018

A new report by UBS and PwC has found that the world’s richest lost $388 billion last year, with their wealth dropping to $8.539 trillion. Geopolitical turmoil and volatile equity markets have been blamed for the loss. According to the...
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WeWork CEO Wants to Be ‘President of the World’

WeWork CEO Wants to Be ‘President of the World’

Adam Neumann – playboy from Tel Aviv and WeWork ousted CEO wants to be Israel’s prime minister and President of the World. The lengthy Wall Street Journal profile published Wednesday paints a rather comprehensive image of WeWork co-founder Adam Neum...
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Diamond Industry in Crisis: De Beers Slashed Prices by 5%

Diamond Industry in Crisis: De Beers Slashed Prices by 5%

De Beers Jewelers, the world’s largest diamond miner, has slashed rough diamond prices by 5% as global markets remained oversupplied into the start of the holiday season. The entire industry is on the brink of a downturn amid weaker consumer...
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Boeing CEO Testify In Front Of Senate

Boeing CEO Testify In Front Of Senate

Dennis Muilenburg – CEO of Boeing grilled in front of Senate – “We Made Mistakes” Boeing’s CEO appeared before the Senate Commerce committee today to address the controversy surrounding the two fatal 737 Max crashes that took th...
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McKinsey: Nearly 60% of the world’s banks wouldn’t survive an economic downturn

McKinsey: Nearly 60% of the world’s banks wouldn’t survive an economic downturn

Nearly 60% of the world’s banks aren’t strong enough to survive a downturn, McKinsey & Company said in its latest global banking review. It also suggested several ways for them to become more resilient. Nearly 60% of the world’s banks ar...
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Asset Bubbles No Longer Work As A Cure For Growth

Asset Bubbles No Longer Work As A Cure For Growth

If there was one message that resonated from the IMF meetings, it was that what we are doing isn’t working. Acknowledging that fact is every bit as important as the forecasts of dour prospects for global growth and the risks of excess leverage. You...
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G7 Panics: “Global Stablecoins Pose Threat To Financial Stability”

G7 Panics: “Global Stablecoins Pose Threat To Financial Stability”

The G7 group of nations has reportedly drafted a report which says that “global stablecoins” pose a threat to the global financial system. According to the BBC on Oct. 13, a draft report from the G7 outlined the various risks associated with...
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Vietnam & Mexico biggest winners from US-China trade war

Vietnam & Mexico biggest winners from US-China trade war

US imports from its largest supplier China have slumped by 12.5 percent due to the ongoing trade war. Meanwhile, Vietnam and Mexico have been filling this gap with massive import increases. According to the latest report by the US-based Census...
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The $47 Trillion Slow Death Sentence For Oil & Gas

The $47 Trillion Slow Death Sentence For Oil & Gas

The future of hydrocarbons is becoming bleak if plans presented by international banks, representing around $47 trillion in value, will be fully implemented. So one assault will come by breakthrough new technologies and another by banks. Around 130 internati...
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Chinese Companies Dump $40 Billion In Global Assets

Chinese Companies Dump $40 Billion In Global Assets

Chinese Companies Dump $40 Billion In Global Assets, China Turn Net Seller For First Time In Decades At the behest of the Communist Party leadership, Chinese conglomerates and investor groups have this year transformed from sometimes overeager spree buyers of....
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