April

US Retail Sales Disappoint, Tumble Most Since April

December 16, 2020 By Tyler Durden While analysts expected a modest drop in US retail sales in November (after its big slowdown in October), and BofA credit card sales data suggested otherwise, they were both seriously off as the final print was a big disappointment. Headline retail sales tumbled 1.1% MoM (far worse than the…

CNN’s April Ryan Outraged At Reporters Disclosing Embarrassing Comments By Joe Biden

Authored by Jonathan Turley, We have been discussing the open bias shown by the media in the last four years. It is not clear if we can regain the ground lost for journalism as even journalism professors call for the rejection of objectivity in favor of advocacy. This has included shielding Joe Biden from any challenging questions during the recent…

US COVID-19 Hospitalizations Match April Highs As US Tops 100k Cases For 6th Day: Live Updates

Summary: US cases top 100k for 6th day Hospitalizations match April records Pfizer vaccine to be offered at below-market rates Global cases near 51 million New study shows COVID patients could be at higher risk of mental-health issues Denmark warns of mink farms’ threat to human health * * * The trajectory, and potential, of…

UK economy shrinks record 20.4% in April due to lockdown

The UK’s economy shrank by 20.4% in April – the largest monthly contraction on record – as the full impact of lockdown was felt. The monthly decline was outlined in figures reported by the Office for National Statistics (ONS). The fall is three times greater than the decline seen during the whole of the 2008 to…