The billionaire’s role in perpetuating vaccine apartheid in the name of protecting intellectual property rights has begun to draw criticism… Read More Is the Shine Starting to Come Off Bill Gates’s Halo?
There are now more than 20 countries on the planet that are using the off-patent anti-parasite drug against Covid-19… Read More India Just Became Latest Country to Approve Use of Ivermectin to Treat Covid-19
“We call on Secretary Vilsack and Trade Representative Tai, as key leaders in the new administration, to respect Mexico’s decision to protect both public health and the integrity of Mexican farming.”… Read More 80 Groups Blast US Interference in Mexico’s Phaseout of Glyphosate and GM Corn
Every American should be up in arms over this… Read More The Stock Market Is Just One Hedge Fund Blowup Away from a Crash. Here’s the Ugly Math.
For Jerome Powell to claim ignorance of one of the most important statistics used to monitor excess leverage in the financial system — the scale of margin debt — is an insult to the American people. … Read More Margin Debt Has Exploded by 49 Percent in One Year to $814 Billion. The Actual Figure May Be in the Trillions. Here’s Why.
Wall Street was effectively giving 85% margin loans on concentrated stock positions — thwarting the Fed’s Reg T and its own margin rules… Read More Wall Street Margin Loans to Archegos Violated the Rules
As we have stated repeatedly, this market structure is the market structure from hell.… Read More Shades of 2008: Derivative Bets Blow Up Archegos Hedge Fund; Inflict Billions in Losses on Global Banks
If the Securities and Exchange Commission is not taking a hard look at the involvement of Dark Pools owned by the biggest banks on Wall Street during the meteoric spike in the price of GameStop shares in late January, then we have to conclude that it doesn’t want to actually get at the truth… Read More A Massive Increase in Trading in GameStop by Dark Pools Owned by the Mega Wall Street Banks Coincided with the Spike in its Share Price
As Americans learned the hard way during the dot.com bust, there is already plenty of risk for the small investor in new stock issues. Now Wall Street wants to create more.… Read More There’s a Plot to Suck in More Retail Traders at the Top of a Bubble Market
Steven Donziger has been under house arrest for over 580 days, awaiting trial on a misdemeanor charge. It’s all, he says, because he beat a multinational energy corporation in court.… Read More ‘I’ve Been Targeted With Probably the Most Vicious Corporate Counterattack in American History’
Biden’s bailout will not alter the structural inequities and other fundamental underpinnings of America’s death spiral… Read More Chris Hedges: Bandaging the Corpse
What happens with GameStop and other similarly manipulated meme stocks is critically important to all Americans… Read More One Day After the Senate Hearing on GameStop Manipulation, Its Stock Puts on a Wild Show of Manipulation