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Banks weigh down Wall Street on fears over growth, interest rates

NEW YORK – Bank shares dragged Wall Street lower on Thursday on concerns the slowing global economy will continue to pressure down interest rates, while energy shares helped pare losses on a report that OPEC (Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries) may move to cut oil production. 290 more words

Business Development

Scientists finally glimpse Einstein's gravitational waves

In a landmark discovery for physics and astronomy, international scientists said Thursday they have glimpsed the first direct evidence of gravitational waves, or ripples in space-time, which Albert Einstein predicted a century ago. 852 more words

Business Development

What a recession does to your money

NEW YORK — If we are indeed in the midst of a recession — and we won’t know we’re in one until well after it’s begun — stocks likely still have a long way to go down. 896 more words

Business Development

AN ALERT - Humanity At A Crossroads: Deliberately Created Systemic Risk Coming Apart.

Bloody hell, how many times must we give this warning and yet everyone we speak to has their heads buried, it’s frightening and sad. Please please take heed.

And from the heart –

NEWS

The year 2040 is looking very scary for the world's richest countries

For demographers and economists, 2020 is a big year.

That’s when 20% of the population of the world’s richest countries will be older than 65—a magic number because, starting in the mid-1900s, it’s the age when people stop working (though in… 634 more words

Uncertainty on financial markets: the role of central banks

Stock markets are trending downward very rapidly everywhere in the world. In France the CAC40 has lost 13.8% of its value since the beginning of the year. 1,609 more words

Business Cycle

Negative Interest Rates Destroying World Economy: "Doom-and-Gloom Outlook for Banks in Europe"

Source: SHTFPlan, by Mac Slavo

Trying to simply hold onto the standard that you’ve got has become a new normal for financial challenges.

Equity erodes away when interest rates go negative… then everything starts to sour. 643 more words

Financial/Societal Collapse And Dependence