Category: Current Global Finance News

Key Words: It’s been years since investors have been this fearful of a stock market crash, Nobel-winning economist warns

Everett Collection “ ‘No one knows the future, but given the general lack of investor confidence amid a pandemic and political polarization, there is a chance that a negative, self-fulfilling prophecy will flourish. This highlights the importance of being well diversified in asset classes — including Treasury securities, which are safe — and not overexposed […]

Key Words: The U.S. could be looking at ‘severely’ limited growth even after the pandemic, warns top hedge-fund exec

Getty Images “ ‘A number of countries have done a much better job of dealing with the virus without inflating their budget deficits and printing money.’ ” That’s Bob Prince, co-chief investment officer of the world’s largest hedge fund at Bridgewater Associates, explaining to Bloomberg in a recent interview why the U.S. is looking at […]

The Wall Street Journal: Facebook prepared to limit posts in case of post-election strife

Facebook is tightening its rules on content concerning the U.S. presidential election next month. AFP/Getty Images Facebook Inc. teams have planned for the possibility of trying to calm election-related conflict in the U.S. by deploying internal tools designed for what it calls “at-risk” countries, according to people familiar with the matter. The emergency measures include slowing the […]

Harry Reid says that Biden should spend 'no more than three weeks' testing Republican cooperation before eliminating the Senate filibuster

Former Sen. Harry Reid (D-Nevada) in his Las Vegas office. AP Photo/John Locher Former Sen. Harry Reid of Nevada said that if Joe Biden captures the White House and Democrats win control of the Senate, then the former vice president should spend “no more than three weeks” testing the waters for bipartisanship before eliminating the […]

Police in Ohio are reportedly investigating a group that recruited for a plot to arrest Gov. Mike DeWine for tyranny

Republican Gubernatorial-elect Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine on November 6, 2018 in Columbus, Ohio. Justin Merriman/Getty Images Police say they are investigating an alleged plot to arrest Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine for tyranny, local news station WSYX reported. The plot reportedly came to the attention of law enforcement when a man contacted them to say […]