US energy production saw steepest drop on record in 2020

US ENERGY PRODUCTION SAW STEEPEST DROP ON RECORD IN 2020

Due to economic responses to the pandemic, US energy production dropped by 5 percent last year, marking the steepest annual decline...

Russia-China trade turnover jumps almost 20% since beginning of 2021

RUSSIA-CHINA TRADE TURNOVER JUMPS ALMOST 20% SINCE BEGINNING OF 2021

The volume of trade between Russia and China has reached $40.207 billion in January-April 2021. That's 19.8% higher than it was in...

 
 
 
Russia's gold & foreign currency reserves break through $590 BILLION

RUSSIA'S GOLD & FOREIGN CURRENCY RESERVES BREAK THROUGH $590 BILLION

Russia's foreign exchange holdings soared by $1 billion, or 0.2%, in just one week from April 23, according to the latest data from...

Russia slashes dollar & euro from reserves in favor of gold & yuan

RUSSIA SLASHES DOLLAR & EURO FROM RESERVES IN FAVOR OF GOLD & YUAN

The Central Bank of Russia said in its annual report that in 2020 it reduced the share of the euro, the dollar and the pound in the...

 
 
 
Bitcoin could easily skyrocket to $1 MILLION per token one day - CoinDesk

BITCOIN COULD EASILY SKYROCKET TO $1 MILLION PER TOKEN ONE DAY - COINDESK

The price of a bitcoin token may easily grow to $1 million over the next five years, according to CoinDesk Learn Editor Ollie Leech. “Bitcoin...

Bitcoin & gold are quite complimentary, investment guru tells RT's Keiser Report

BITCOIN & GOLD ARE QUITE COMPLIMENTARY, INVESTMENT GURU TELLS RT'S KEISER REPORT

Max Keiser continues his interview with James Turk of GoldMoney.com about bitcoin and gold to find out which asset could be considered...

 
 
 
With Facebook's indefinite suspension of Trump judged ‘inappropriate,' Boom Bust asks when the former president be allowed back on

WITH FACEBOOK'S INDEFINITE SUSPENSION OF TRUMP JUDGED ‘INAPPROPRIATE,' BOOM BUST ASKS WHEN THE FORMER PRESIDENT BE ALLOWED BACK ON

Facebook's oversight board on Wednesday upheld the social platform's ban of former US president Donald Trump but said the company was...

Red metal running out? Copper may hit $20,000 amid global shortage - Bank of America

RED METAL RUNNING OUT? COPPER MAY HIT $20,000 AMID GLOBAL SHORTAGE - BANK OF AMERICA

Gradually widening supply and demand deficits may lead to a global shortage of copper, pushing the price for the metal to $20,000 per...

 
 
 
High global demand sends Russian Urals crude oil price soaring

HIGH GLOBAL DEMAND SENDS RUSSIAN URALS CRUDE OIL PRICE SOARING

Russia's Ministry of Finance said on Wednesday that the average price for domestic Urals oil benchmark stood at $62.50 per barrel in...

Oil nears $70 buoyed by summer demand outlook & US inventories drop

OIL NEARS $70 BUOYED BY SUMMER DEMAND OUTLOOK & US INVENTORIES DROP

The price of crude continued to rise for a third day on Wednesday amid reports of a sharp drop in US stockpiles and expectations of...

 
 
 
RT's Boom Bust takes a look at how G7 plans to tackle rising China. without upsetting Beijing

RT'S BOOM BUST TAKES A LOOK AT HOW G7 PLANS TO TACKLE RISING CHINA. WITHOUT UPSETTING BEIJING

As leaders from the world's seven most industrialized nations gathered in London, the US has called on the G7 club to challenge the...

Germany doubles purchases of Russian natural gas in March

GERMANY DOUBLES PURCHASES OF RUSSIAN NATURAL GAS IN MARCH

The biggest importer of Russian natural gas, Germany, doubled year-on-year purchases of the pipeline fuel in March 2021, according...

 
 
 
Britain continues to be the main buyer of Russian gold

BRITAIN CONTINUES TO BE THE MAIN BUYER OF RUSSIAN GOLD

Data from the Federal Customs Service showed that Russia's exports of gold surged 220% in March year-on-year, amounting to 26.5 tons,...

Coronavirus pandemic sinks global investment to 15-year low - report

CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC SINKS GLOBAL INVESTMENT TO 15-YEAR LOW - REPORT

Data from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation & Development showed that foreign direct investment flows worldwide plummeted...

 
 
 
Ethereum creator Vitalik Buterin becomes world's youngest crypto billionaire

ETHEREUM CREATOR VITALIK BUTERIN BECOMES WORLD'S YOUNGEST CRYPTO BILLIONAIRE

The latest surge in the price of the world's second biggest digital asset, ethereum, turned its co-founder Vitalik Buterin into the...

As Americans think about booking a vacation, RT's Boom Bust asks if airlines are ready for a travel surge after a slow year

AS AMERICANS THINK ABOUT BOOKING A VACATION, RT'S BOOM BUST ASKS IF AIRLINES ARE READY FOR A TRAVEL SURGE AFTER A SLOW YEAR

With Covid-19 cases falling, the vaccine rollout continuing apace, and restrictions gradually being lifted, millions of Americans are...

 
 
 
Russian energy major Gazprom significantly boosts natural gas exports

RUSSIAN ENERGY MAJOR GAZPROM SIGNIFICANTLY BOOSTS NATURAL GAS EXPORTS

Gazprom's gas exports to non-CIS countries grew by 28.3% in the first four months of 2021 year-on-year, to 68.4 billion cubic meters,...

China's demand for natural gas set to accelerate

CHINA'S DEMAND FOR NATURAL GAS SET TO ACCELERATE

China's domestic natural gas demand is set to grow faster this year, gaining 10 percent, Argus reports, citing state-owned energy majors...

 
 
 
Gap between rich & poor growing ‘spectacularly' as central banks continue to print - Max Keiser

GAP BETWEEN RICH & POOR GROWING ‘SPECTACULARLY' AS CENTRAL BANKS CONTINUE TO PRINT - MAX KEISER

Keiser Report hosts Max and Stacy look at how companies are starting to protect their balance sheets from the melting ice cube of excessive...

Another $45 BILLION needed next year to vaccinate most adults across the globe - World Health Organization

ANOTHER $45 BILLION NEEDED NEXT YEAR TO VACCINATE MOST ADULTS ACROSS THE GLOBE - WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION

The global COVAX program for developing and distributing coronavirus vaccines is $19 billion short of its $22 billion target this year,...

 
 
 



10 Things in Politics: Trumpworld questions McCarthy's future

10 Things in Politics: Trumpworld questions McCarthy's future

Summary List Placement Good morning! Welcome back to 10 Things in Politics , your weekday look at the biggest stories in DC and beyond. Sign up here to receive this newsletter... Read more ...

New York City wants to offer tourists free COVID-19 vaccines as it prepares...

New York City wants to offer tourists free COVID-19 vaccines as it prepares for a full reopening this summer

Summary List Placement New York City could start offering coronavirus vaccines to tourists as it prepares to fully reopen for the summer, Mayor Bill de Blasio said. He said on... Read more ...

Elon Musk says dogecoin might be the future of cryptocurrencies - but tells...

Elon Musk says dogecoin might be the future of cryptocurrencies - but tells fans they should still invest carefully

Summary List Placement Elon Musk has said dogecoin could ironically become the future of cryptocurrencies, which could themselves become the future currencies of earth. Despite... Read more ...

Jack Dorsey's Square reports Q1 bitcoin revenue grew 1,000% to $3.5 billion...

Jack Dorsey's Square reports Q1 bitcoin revenue grew 1,000% to $3.5 billion - and is the 3rd-largest corporate holder of the cryptocurrency

Summary List Placement Square reported first-quarter earnings that beat analyst estimates on Thursday, powered by surging demand for bitcoin. Quarterly revenue from bitcoin... Read more ...

Blood is in the water with Cheney's likely ouster. Now Trump aides are...

Blood is in the water with Cheney's likely ouster. Now Trump aides are casting doubt on McCarthy's prospects for House speaker if the GOP wins the House in 2022

Summary List Placement Lost in the Liz Cheney leadership brawl that's consumed House Republicans this week is an even bigger battle that politicos from Washington to Mar-a-Lago... Read more ...

Corporate Counsel Awards: Liza Akins is designing her own career

Corporate Counsel Awards: Liza Akins is designing her own career

Before entering the world of corporate counsel, Liza Akins was a private practice attorney focused on construction law, primarily in litigation. “I often wished that I had an... Read more ...

Russia's gold & foreign currency reserves break through $590 BILLION

Russia's gold & foreign currency reserves break through $590 BILLION

Russia's foreign exchange holdings soared by $1 billion, or 0.2%, in just one week from April 23, according to the latest data from the central bank. “International reserves... Read more ...

Mental health startup Spill has grown from 0 to 203 clients in just over a...

Mental health startup Spill has grown from 0 to 203 clients in just over a year amid COVID-19 boom

Summary List Placement Mental health startups have seen major growth through the COVID-19 pandemic as the effects of multiple lockdowns impact the population. One such growth... Read more ...

Asian indexes rise after US rally; investors await jobs data

Asian indexes rise after US rally; investors await jobs data

TOKYO - Asian shares rose Friday on optimism about the rally on Wall Street and an economic rebound in the U.S., as investors awaited the release of jobs data. Read more ...

The Latest: Washington Gov criticized for reopening plan

The Latest: Washington Gov criticized for reopening plan

TACOMA, Wash. - Washington Gov. Jay Inslee is receiving criticism from lawmakers in his own party over his shifting economic reopening plan, with a group of Democrats from the... Read more ...