Traders On Edge As Futures Fail To Rebound After Wednesday Rout

US equity futures were subdued and European stocks rebounded from an early selloff as markets tried to stem the Wednesday rout sparked after a range of Fed speakers urged further fiscal stimulus, even as investors braced for another staggering weekly jobless claims figure, the latest evidence of a slowing economic recovery from a pandemic-led recession. …

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Mystery as Cryptic Tweet FIVE MONTHS AGO Predicted Exact Day of COVID-19 Second Wave – True Pundit

If you take the time to scan the news today — Sept 22, 2020 — throughout the world, you will notice a very large push for the ‘second wave’ or new phase of a COVID-19 ‘pandemic.’ In fact, the hype is very hard to miss. Most mainstream publications globally have started within the past 24 …

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‘It’s a 30-Day Opening, Not a 3-Day Opening’

TheGrill 2020: International distribution head Andrew Cripps discusses movie theaters’ COVID-19 crisis Even though numbers for “Tenet” remain low in the U.S. and theaters face several more months of pandemic-fueled turbulence, Warner Bros.’ head of international distribution, Andrew Cripps, on Tuesday defended the film’s box office performance. “If I can use a phrase from our …

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Mads Mikkelsen Ties One On for Thomas Vinterberg

That esteemed contemporary sage Homer Simpson once observed that alcohol was “the cause of, and solution to, all of life’s problems.” The idea behind that joke permeates “Another Round” (“Druk”), the latest from director Thomas Vinterberg (“Far from the Madding Crowd”), a film that centers drinking to excess but winds up being more about mid-life …

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How Xinjiang “Interferes” With The EU-China Deal

Authored by Pepe Escobar via The Asia Times, A Beijing-Brussels-Berlin special: that was quite the video-summit. From Beijing, we had President Xi Jinping. From Berlin, Chancellor Angela Merkel. And from Brussels, President of the European Council Charles Michel and President of the European Commission Ursula von der Leyen. The Chinese billed it as the first …

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Biden’s Glass-House COVID Criticisms of Trump

Joe Biden will say anything that scrolls across his teleprompter. How else to explain his reckless charge that Donald Trump is not only responsible for every American life lost to COVID-19 but that “the president failed to do his job on purpose.” Instead of accusing his opponent of murder, Biden should be demonstrating humility since no …

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New Vice Doc Blasts Elon Musk for SpaceX’s Impact on Boca Chica, Texas

Progress is cool, but at what cost? In the latest “Vice Versa” documentary from Vice TV, a small group of retirees take on Elon Musk — the eccentric billionaire whose SpaceX vision has upended Boca Chica, a formerly sleepy beach town in Texas. The folks who intended to live out their golden years in the …

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The Case of Commercial Real Estate, Government Shutdowns and Loan Delinquency – Investment Watch

by confoundedinterest17 Trepp – Commercial real estate (CRE) loans in bank portfolios are showing stress related to the economic downturn and signs that some borrowers are already expecting to default on their mortgages. The current delinquency rate stands at the highest level since the recovery period after the last recession but still well below …

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Media Is Gaslighting America On Biden’s Coronavirus Record

Most mainstream media mavens are brazen public relations agents for the Democratic Party. This was starkly exposed during Sunday’s CNN interview of Trump’s economic advisor Peter Navarro. Jake Tapper claimed to real-time “fact check” Navarro when the White House aide correctly pointed out that Biden called Trump’s China travel restrictions “xenophobic.” But, Navarro was clearly …

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