Russia, Saudi Arabia Sign Military Pact amid Biden Chaos in Afghanistan

Saudi and Russian officials Tuesday announced the signing of military cooperation pact between the two countries. Saudi Defense Minister Khalid bin Salman announced the agreement via Twitter, stating it would aid in “developing joint military cooperation between the two countries.” In a second tweet, he elaborated on his meeting with his Russian counterpart, Sergey Shoygu, in which the pair… Read More Russia, Saudi Arabia Sign Military Pact amid Biden Chaos in Afghanistan

The Democrats Just Reintroduced a Labor Law that Would Destroy Uber—And It Could Actually Pass This Time

With control of Congress and the White House, Democrats are making labor policy one of their first priorities. Ironically enough, that’s actually bad news for independent contractors and gig economy workers across the country. The legislation at the core of their agenda is the PRO Act, which Democrats just re-introduced with sponsors including Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi… Read More The Democrats Just Reintroduced a Labor Law that Would Destroy Uber—And It Could Actually Pass This Time

Reddit Users Going After Silver for ‘Biggest Short Squeeze in the World’

A number of Reddit users on the popular r/WallStreetBets forum have said they are planning to launch a coordinated effort to target silver as their next short-squeeze target. Posts encouraged individuals to use the IShares Silver Trust, the largest silver exchange-traded fund, and carry out what one user called the “BIGGEST SHORT SQUEEZE IN THE WORLD.” “Silver Bullion… Read More Reddit Users Going After Silver for ‘Biggest Short Squeeze in the World’

CHINA’S VEGETABLE PRICES HIT RECORD HIGHS DUE TO HISTORICALLY COLD WINTER: “VEGETABLES HAVE FROZEN TO DEATH”

sia’s energy prices aren’t the only commodity to have reached record highs this winter, the chill of solar minimum has also driven China’s fresh vegetable prices to unprecedented levels. A lingering “dip” in the jet stream has seen Arctic air funnel into southern Asian since early-December, 2020. The resulting cold has hampered the efforts of farmers ACROSS the continent,… Read More CHINA’S VEGETABLE PRICES HIT RECORD HIGHS DUE TO HISTORICALLY COLD WINTER: “VEGETABLES HAVE FROZEN TO DEATH”

Florida Offers to Host Olympics if Tokyo Pulls Out

Florida has offered to step in and host the 2021 Olympics if Tokyo, Japan, backs out over pandemic fears. Florida’s chief financial officer, Jimmy Patronis, made public a letter he sent to the International Olympic Committee on Monday asking for the Sunshine State to be considered for the games. “Today, I am writing to encourage… Read More Florida Offers to Host Olympics if Tokyo Pulls Out

Report: Biden Killed 52K American Jobs On Day 1 In Office

During his first day in office, Joe Biden killed around 52,000 American jobs and cut billions in wages as the country continues to struggle with staggering unemployment caused by the coronavirus pandemic. Republicans from Alaska to Washington have already called the Biden administration’s agenda into question after he pulled the brakes on major sources for… Read More Report: Biden Killed 52K American Jobs On Day 1 In Office

NYSE to Delist Chinese Telco Giants on U.S. Executive Order

The New York Stock Exchange said it will delist three Chinese corporations to comply with a U.S. executive order that imposed restrictions on companies identified as affiliated with the Chinese military. China Mobile Ltd., China Telecom Corp Ltd., China Unicom Hong Kong Ltd. will be suspended from trading between Jan. 7 and Jan. 11, and proceedings to delist them have… Read More NYSE to Delist Chinese Telco Giants on U.S. Executive Order

China to Leapfrog US as World’s Biggest Economy by 2028: Think Tank

China will overtake the United States to become the world’s biggest economy in 2028, five years earlier than previously estimated due to the contrasting recoveries of the two countries from the COVID-19 pandemic, a think tank said. “For some time, an overarching theme of global economics has been the economic and soft power struggle between… Read More China to Leapfrog US as World’s Biggest Economy by 2028: Think Tank