As Brussels is tightening the screws on Russia by threatening to shut the country off from one of the quickest and safest ways to receive and send money via electronic bank transfers, Moscow is getting ready for any eventuality in case of a shutdown.
Andrey Krutskikh, Russian Special Presidential Envoy for International Cyber Security Cooperation, voiced Moscow’s readiness to respond if Russia is disconnected from the SWIFT global payment network. However, according to him, threats to disconnect Russia from the SWIFT system are unlikely to be realized.
The London Bullion Market Association (LBMA) has just published a new report titled “Silver Investment 2021: Report” which looks at recent developments in the investment silver sector.
While it’s not clear who actually wrote the report, as no author is specified, the LBMA states that it “acknowledges Metals Focus’ contribution to this report” so we can assume Metals Focus actually wrote it or was heavily involved. Metals Focusis a precious metals consultancy based in London, which also at times, writes the Silver Institute’s annual World Silver Survey.
One of my earliest articles on this site was on the danger of our rapidly skyrocketing national debt. What was once perceived as, at best, a necessary evil that should be limited to whatever extent possible has, since the Vietnam War, become and immense burden of truly unimaginable proportions. How gargantuan? Well, the national debt is now $85,210 per person.
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer says that canceling $50,000 of student loan debt “makes sense” even if it won’t apply to borrowers who recently paid off their loans instead of buying their first home or using that money elsewhere.
Ammo Shortage: What To Do? While we may be going through an unprecedented ammo shortage and high prices, you may have to buy at higher prices if you can find it. But when prices and supply come back, make sure you stock up so you’ll never be in this position again
Inflation is coming has been the signal sent from bond markets. More money moving into the stock market. Value stocks have seen more inflows and tech stocks and other growth stocks are also performing well. More money is being pumped in from all sides, creating a massive bull market that apparently will never end as we are on a permanently high plateau. Stimulus driving markets higher.
The Public Utility Commission of Texas has rejected a proposal to retroactively reverse the market pricing for electricity that resulted in ERCOT overcharging the Texas electricity market by US$16 billion during the Texas Freeze in February.
Even though my foundation applications were sponsored by the three leading poets of America, Ezra Pound, E.E. Cummings, and Elizabeth Bishop, all of the foundations refused to sponsor this research. I then wrote up my findings to date, and in 1950 began efforts to market this manuscript in New York. Eighteen publishers turned it down without comment, but the nineteenth, Devin Garrity, president of the Devin Adair Publishing Company, gave me some friendly advice in his office. “I like your book, but we can’t print it,” he told me. “Neither can anybody else in New York. Why don’t you bring in a prospectus for your novel, and I think we can give you an advance. You may as well forget about getting the Federal Reserve book published. I doubt if it could ever be printed.”
NTD Business News- 3/2/2021 1. Sen. Warren Introduces Wealth Tax Legislation 2. Biden Meets w/ Senate Democrats on Relief Bill 3. Professor: Americans Facing Inflation Risk 4. Target Sales Jumped Nearly 20% Last Year 5. Instacart Doubled Value Since Pandemic 6. New York Mandates Strict Wedding Reception Rules 7. Mississippi Wants to Get Rid of Income Tax 8. California City is 1st to Ban New Gas Stations 9. Volvo to Go All-Electric By 2030 10. British House Prices Hit Record High 11. German Brewers Forced to Throw Away Beer 12. Chauffeur Service to Challenge Uber, Lyft 13. New Covid Vaccine Scam Warning
Should the technocrats who pushed governments to lockdown their citizens be tried for crimes against humanity?
One prominent German lawyer, who is also licensed to practice law in America, thinks they should. And he is organizing a team of thousands of participating lawyers who want to prosecute a “second Nuremberg tribunal” against a cadre of international elites responsible for what he calls the “corona fraud scandal.”