Quantcast

Markets

Fed’s Easy Money Spurs Financial Frenzies

(Joseph Solis-Mullen, Mises Institute) Though the effective federal funds rate remains less than 0.1 percent, the reaction of the markets and financial press as the ten-year...

Bitcoin Power Plant Raises Ire of Environmentalists

(Associated Press) An obstacle to large-scale bitcoin mining is finding enough cheap energy to run the huge, power-gobbling computer arrays that create...

China’s Central Bank Says Evergrande Risks ‘Controllable’

(Associated Press) China's central bank said Friday that financial risks from China Evergrande Group's debt problems are "controllable" and unlikely to spill...

Stocks Move Broadly Higher as Debt Standoff Ends

(Associated Press) Stocks rose broadly at midday on Wall Street as investors welcomed the end of a standoff in Congress over extending...

The Inflation Tax Is Bearing Down on Investors Too

(Stefan Gleason, Money Metals News Service) The post-COVID inflation surge that was supposed to be “transitory” is looking a lot more permanent.

The Fed’s ‘Dangerous’ Path Toward Debt Monetization

(Stefan Gleason, Money Metals News Service) A prominent U.S. Senator just called the head of the nation’s central bank “dangerous.” Unfortunately, the true...

Why Coffee Is Set to Cost More

(Associated Press) As if a cup of coffee wasn't expensive enough, a confluence of factors is driving up farmers' costs to grow...

COVID-19 Vaccine Boosters Could Mean Billions for Drugmakers

(Associated Press) Billions more in profits are at stake for some vaccine makers as the U.S. moves toward dispensing COVID-19 booster shots...

Bitcoin Tumbles After China Bans All Crypto Transactions

(Associated Press) China's central bank on Friday declared all transactions involving Bitcoin and other virtual currencies illegal, stepping up a campaign to...

Chinese Builder in Debt Jam Says It Will Make Bond Payment

(Associated Press) A Chinese real estate developer whose struggle to avoid defaulting on billions of dollars of debt has rattled global markets...

Inflation Forces Homebuilders to Delay Construction, Raise Prices

(Associated Press) Even in the hottest U.S. housing market in more than a decade, new home construction has turned into a frustratingly...

Stocks Fall on Fears of Contagion from China Real Estate

(Associated Press) Stocks slumped on Wall Street Monday, mirroring losses overseas and putting the S&P 500 index on track for its biggest...

TRENDING NOW

Fed’s Easy Money Spurs Financial Frenzies

(Joseph Solis-Mullen, Mises Institute) Though the effective federal funds rate remains less than 0.1 percent, the reaction of the markets and financial press as the ten-year...

SF Walgreens Employee Scared to Work After Attacks by Shoplifters

(KGO-TV San Francisco) On the heels of Walgreens closing five stores in San Francisco due to shoplifting, an employee is speaking out...

Where’s Pete?: Transportation Secretary MIA During Shipping Crisis

(Tony Sifert, Headline USA) During a historic worldwide supply-chain crisis that is largely the result of inadequate shipping needs, Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg is nowhere to...

Bitcoin Power Plant Raises Ire of Environmentalists

(Associated Press) An obstacle to large-scale bitcoin mining is finding enough cheap energy to run the huge, power-gobbling computer arrays that create...