Chemical brothers: Monsanto & BASF knew for years their products destroy US farms, documents reveal

CHEMICAL BROTHERS: MONSANTO & BASF KNEW FOR YEARS THEIR PRODUCTS DESTROY US FARMS, DOCUMENTS REVEAL

US agro-chemical firm Monsanto and Germany's BASF were aware for a long time that their plan to introduce a new agricultural seed and...

US stocks tumble as Wall Street heads for its worst first quarter ever

US STOCKS TUMBLE AS WALL STREET HEADS FOR ITS WORST FIRST QUARTER EVER

Wall Street opened sharply lower on Tuesday, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average down 136 points. The S&P 500 and the Nasdaq Composite...

 
 
 
Russia sets up new oil company to potentially take over operations in Venezuela

RUSSIA SETS UP NEW OIL COMPANY TO POTENTIALLY TAKE OVER OPERATIONS IN VENEZUELA

A company specializing in the production and transportation of oil and gas has been set up in Russia, according to the state registry...

Could oil really fall to $0?

COULD OIL REALLY FALL TO $0?

The outlook for US shale continues to darken with WTI testing sub-$20 territory. The supply glut could grow worse as the contraction...

 
 
 
Rothschild warns of financial hit from coronavirus outbreak

ROTHSCHILD WARNS OF FINANCIAL HIT FROM CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK

Historic banking firm Rothschild, whose alumni include French President Emmanuel Macron, has warned that the global Covid-19 crisis...

Oil recovers from decades' lows as Russia & US agree energy talks

OIL RECOVERS FROM DECADES' LOWS AS RUSSIA & US AGREE ENERGY TALKS

The price of crude rebounded on Tuesday from an 18-year low after Russian President Vladimir Putin and his US counterpart Donald Trump...

 
 
 
Oil price drops to 18-year low on crashing global demand

OIL PRICE DROPS TO 18-YEAR LOW ON CRASHING GLOBAL DEMAND

The global economic slowdown has caused oil prices to fall to the lowest since 2002, with Brent crude sliding more than seven percent...

Canadian drillers face nightmare scenario as oil crashes to $5

CANADIAN DRILLERS FACE NIGHTMARE SCENARIO AS OIL CRASHES TO $5

The US shale patch laments oil prices in the low $20s crippling companies with already weakened debt and liquidity profiles. But further...

 
 
 
US stocks rise despite growing risks to global economy from coronavirus outbreak

US STOCKS RISE DESPITE GROWING RISKS TO GLOBAL ECONOMY FROM CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK

Another wild week kicked off on Wall Street, as the Dow Jones Industrial Average jumped 200 points on Monday. Investors remain focused...

Deteriorating economic conditions sink global stock markets

DETERIORATING ECONOMIC CONDITIONS SINK GLOBAL STOCK MARKETS

Stocks in Asia and Europe suffered fresh losses on Monday due to unrelenting pressure from the worsening global spread of Covid-19....

 
 
 
EasyJet grounds entire fleet as Covid-19 hammers global travel industry

EASYJET GROUNDS ENTIRE FLEET AS COVID-19 HAMMERS GLOBAL TRAVEL INDUSTRY

UK budget carrier EasyJet said on Monday that it has parked its entire fleet after completing repatriation flights. The coronavirus...

Doomsday is looming for paper gold - RT's Max Keiser

DOOMSDAY IS LOOMING FOR PAPER GOLD - RT'S MAX KEISER

Those trying to get gold via the EFP are now realizing that the real metal is not there, further shattering the positions of paper...

 
 
 
Coronavirus emergency plan could cut Russia's economic growth

CORONAVIRUS EMERGENCY PLAN COULD CUT RUSSIA'S ECONOMIC GROWTH

Paid holidays announced by the Russian government to prevent the spread of Covid-19 will come at the expense of economic growth, but...

Covid-19 crisis could trigger global food shortage, UN warns

COVID-19 CRISIS COULD TRIGGER GLOBAL FOOD SHORTAGE, UN WARNS

If the Covid-19 infection does not get you thanks to government prevention measures, the downside is that these steps may deprive you...

 
 
 
US faces DEFICIT of GOLD amid coronavirus market rout - media

US FACES DEFICIT OF GOLD AMID CORONAVIRUS MARKET ROUT - MEDIA

As the deadly infection spreads across the US, the demand for gold, the all-time safe-haven metal, has skyrocketed, but there is not...

6 years of economic war toughened Russia to deal with oil market chaos

6 YEARS OF ECONOMIC WAR TOUGHENED RUSSIA TO DEAL WITH OIL MARKET CHAOS

Russia has learned to survive Western sanctions and managed to accumulate enough funds to keep its economy afloat for several years...

 
 
 
Russia says OPEC+ deal revival possible if other countries join in

RUSSIA SAYS OPEC+ DEAL REVIVAL POSSIBLE IF OTHER COUNTRIES JOIN IN

A new agreement to stabilize oil markets is possible if more nations support the initiative, according to the head of the Russian Direct...

OneWeb files for bankruptcy, unable to secure financing amid coronavirus chaos

ONEWEB FILES FOR BANKRUPTCY, UNABLE TO SECURE FINANCING AMID CORONAVIRUS CHAOS

SpaceX rival OneWeb has filed for bankruptcy less than a week after launching another batch of internet satellites, as it failed to...

 
 
 
The world has entered a recession as bad or worse than the global financial crisis - IMF chief

THE WORLD HAS ENTERED A RECESSION AS BAD OR WORSE THAN THE GLOBAL FINANCIAL CRISIS - IMF CHIEF

IMF chief Kristalina Georgieva has said it is “clear” that the global economy has “entered recession” due to the evolving Covid-19...

Wall Street stocks tumble after US becomes worst-hit nation by coronavirus infection

WALL STREET STOCKS TUMBLE AFTER US BECOMES WORST-HIT NATION BY CORONAVIRUS INFECTION

US markets dropped on Friday as the House of Representatives is expected to vote on a $2 trillion stimulus bill to contain the coronavirus...

 
 
 



New employee leave provisions apply to small businesses, too

New employee leave provisions apply to small businesses, too

A new law affects provisions for employee leave connected to the COVID-19 illness. If your business employs fewer than 500 workers, you may be subject to new requirements for... Read more ...

Coronavirus has people making more phone calls and sending fewer emails

Coronavirus has people making more phone calls and sending fewer emails

The coronavirus crisis has radically altered the way customers use the mobile network, according to a report released by AT&T on Tuesday. A shift to working at home has driven... Read more ...

Economy On Lockdown: Jobless Rate Could Be Highest Since WWII

Economy On Lockdown: Jobless Rate Could Be Highest Since WWII

As efforts to slow the coronavirus pandemic temporarily put millions of Americans out of work, forecasters are predicting a record slowdown in the U.S. economy. Read more ...

Cruise Ship Struggling With COVID-19 Headed to Florida

Cruise Ship Struggling With COVID-19 Headed to Florida

A cruise ship with four dead and nearly 200 people who have been sick with suspected COVID-19 may dock in Fort Lauderdale if cruise company executives and public officials can... Read more ...

Rockstar Games will donate 5% of GTA Online and Red Dead Online revenue to...

Rockstar Games will donate 5% of GTA Online and Red Dead Online revenue to fight coronavirus

Rockstar Games said it will donate 5% of revenue for GTA Online and Red Dead Online to fight the coronavirus over the next month. Read more ...

Secretive big data company Palantir is reportedly providing software to help...

Secretive big data company Palantir is reportedly providing software to help the CDC track the coronavirus pandemic, even as critics slam its work with ICE

Palantir is providing the CDC with software to help it monitor the spread of COVID-19 and assess how hospitals are dealing with spikes in new cases, Forbes reported... Read more ...

Dow caps worst first quarter ever with 410-point drop on continued...

Dow caps worst first quarter ever with 410-point drop on continued coronavirus fears

US stocks declined on Tuesday as investors weighed a longer-than-expected recovery from the escalating coronavirus outbreak. The weak trading came as major banks revised their... Read more ...

A gallon of gas for 95 cents? It's here - and it will soon be even cheaper

A gallon of gas for 95 cents? It's here - and it will soon be even cheaper

The coronavirus pandemic is cratering demand for oil, which is driving down the cost of gasoline. The national average is below $2 a gallon, and dozens of stations are selling... Read more ...

Bank of America examined the stock market during every recession since 1929...

Bank of America examined the stock market during every recession since 1929 and concluded the recent meltdown is not over. Here's their trading strategy for a deeper crash

It is contradictory to expect a recession in the months ahead while also positioning for a quick recovery in the stock market, according to derivatives strategists at Bank of... Read more ...

I followed New York City 'deathcare' workers as they collected the bodies of...

I followed New York City 'deathcare' workers as they collected the bodies of people killed by the coronavirus, and saw a growing, chaotic, and risky battle

New York City is the epicenter of the US's coronavirus outbreak. To see how the rising death toll is affecting "deathcare" - services that families use to put the bodies of... Read more ...