Months

UK Reports 6,500 COVID-Related Prosecutions In First Six Months Of Pandemic

Authored by Alexander Zhang via The Epoch Times, Almost 6,500 offences related to the CCP virus were prosecuted in the UK in the first six months of the pandemic, according to statistics published by the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) on Thursday. Between Apr. 1 and Sept. 30 last year, 2,106 defendants were prosecuted for 6,469 CCP (Chinese Communist Party)…

“Tough Months Ahead” – NYC’s Lackluster Recovery Continues To Decimate Businesses And Livelihoods

By Tyler Durden Indoor dining is banned; offices are empty; city dwellers are fleeing the metro area.  The virus pandemic has deeply scarred New York City’s economy that will have long-lasting effects. Many small- and medium-sized firms, entire industries, and livelihoods continue to unravel as the economic toll continues to rise nearly one year after the…

"Tough Months Ahead" – NYC's Lackluster Recovery Continues To Decimate Businesses And Livelihoods

Indoor dining is banned; offices are empty; city dwellers are fleeing the metro area.  The virus pandemic has deeply scarred New York City’s economy that will have long-lasting effects. Many small and medium-sized firms, entire industries, and livelihoods continue to unravel as the economic toll continues to rise nearly one year after the pandemic began.  Bloomberg…

Biden's 'Day One' Promises Could Take Months To Fulfill

While President-elect Joe Biden has pledged to take action ‘on Day One” regarding a wide range of campaign promises, the reality is that most of them will take weeks, if not months, to fulfill. Bloomberg frames it as “largely a rhetorical flourish, meant to underscore a readiness to take office than an actual to-do list”…

A New Year Every Two Months? Year-End Celebrations Around The World

In August, Muslim countries rang in a new year on the Islamic calendar. 1442 AH will last from Aug 20, 2020, to approximately Aug 8, 2021 – twelve days shorter than the 365 days of the Gregorian year. The date set by Saudi Arabia is based on astronomical calculations of moon cycles and while many countries in…

Russell Routed As 'Most Shorted' Stocks Suffer Biggest Puke In 6 Months

Small Cap stocks were clubbed like a baby seal today with the deluge of selling pressure starting the second the cash market opened. Nasdaq 100 futs desperately scrambled to stay green… Of course, Small Caps had the most to lose after an exorbitant rise this month so this could be related to rebalancing flows… Source:…

Did Yellen Anxiety Spark Biggest USD Spike In 6 Months?

After collapsing to critical support levels, the USDollar has soared overnight – its biggest spike in six months… Source: Bloomberg Various reasons for the move include the fact that the USD sits at the epicenter of macro right now (everybody ‘short’ it through various expressions) but between cable weakness (on mutant COVID strain fears as…

Irish Man Sentenced To Two Months In Prison For Failing To Wear A Face Mask

Authored by Paul Joseph Watson via Summit News, An Irish man has been sentenced to two months in prison for failing to wear a face mask on a bus while traveling to his uncle’s funeral despite claiming he was medically exempt. Andrew Heasman was traveling from Dublin to Knock in the Republic of Ireland on…

Initial Jobless Claims Surge To Highest In Almost 4 Months

After rising for three of the last four weeks (with a big surge in the previous week) as lockdowns re-accelerate across America, analysts expected initial jobless claims to slow modestly this week, but instead claims soared from an upwardly revised 862k to 885k – the highest number of Americans seeking first-time unemployment benefits since September….

Royal Navy’s Newest Carrier Suffers ‘Embarrassing’ Flood, Will Be Docked 6 Months

It’s the latest in a series of embarrassing technical and mechanical setbacks for the UK Royal Navy’s HMS Prince of Wales aircraft carrier after suffering at least two prior significant water leaks. “A flood on board the Royal Navy’s newest aircraft carrier HMS Prince of Wales has delayed the program,” a military analysis site reports based on…

Saudis Raise Crude Prices To Asia For First Time In 4 Months After OPEC+ Deal

Just day after OPEC+ reached an agreement to ease production curbs (in order to keep UAE happy) but assess production levels monthly in order to ensure that oil prices don’t slide after reaching an 8 month high on covid vaccine optimism, Saudi Arabia raised oil pricing for customers on Sunday for its main market of Asia….

“This Gives Some Hope” – Japanese Study Finds 98% Of COVID Patients Still Have Antibodies 6 Months Later

In another example of how COVID-19 research has painted a complex, and sometimes conflicting, picture of the virus and the ability of the human immune system to fight it off, a team of researchers at Japan’s Yokohama City University published research showing that antibodies in COVID-19 patients persist for six months or more, even amid…

American Airlines Launches First 737 MAX 8 Flight In 20 Months As Ryanair On Verge Of Big Order

Amid reports that Ryanair is about to put in the first big order for the revamped Boeing 737 MAX 8 jets, ending what has been a brutal sales drought that followed the two accidents that triggered the worldwide grounding of the jet, which has persisted for nearly two years. But that drought is about to…

Germany Wants To Avoid “Yo-Yo Shutdown” Of Economy With 4-5 Months Of “Severe” Lockdown

By Tyler Durden Germany is among the latest large European countries to reimpose COVID-19 restrictions nationwide, alongside France, Germany and the UK as cases rise across the continent. While this has included shutting down pubs, restaurants, cafes and potentially crowded night venues, the latest restrictions stopped short of school closures or retail outlets. German officials…

Germany Wants To Avoid “Yo-Yo Shutdown” Of Economy With 4-5 Months Of ‘Severe’ Lockdown

Germany is among the latest large European countries to reimpose COVID-19 restrictions nationwide, alongside France, Germany and the UK as cases rise across the continent.  While this has included shutting down pubs, restaurants, cafes and potentially crowded night venues, the latest restrictions stopped short of school closures or retail outlets. German officials are now signaling to the public…

“On A Fast Track To Irrelevance”: Drudge Report Viewership Collapses 45%, Down 9 Months In A Row

We reported weeks ago that Drudge Report was in the midst of a historic viewership collapse amidst the site’s new, anti-Trump ethos. That trend doesn’t appear to be slowing, according to new data about the site’s viewership in September.  Drudge Report saw a 45% decline in web traffic for September as a result of turning…