What Was In The Envelope That Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee Slipped To Kavanaugh Accuser's Lawyer?

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A curious thing happened on Christine Blasey Ford’s way out of Congressional testimony today – when Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-TX) handed Ford’s lawyer, Michael Bromwich, a thick envelope after shaking hands.  Watch:  Ford’s attorneys told the Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday that they are representing her on a pro bono basis. During questions from… Read More

Biggest Sibanye Gold unions get approval to strike over pay

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(Bloomberg) — The two biggest South African unions at Sibanye Gold Ltd.’s mines got permission to strike over pay after a deadlock in gold wage talks. The National Union of Mineworkers and Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union received strike certificates at Sibanye after negotiations were referred to the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration, Minerals… Read More

Jacques Pauw: How Sunday Times helped destroy Hawks, SARS

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JOHANNESBURG — Jacques Pauw is probably going to go down in history as South Africa’s best-ever journalist. Apart from helping to expose the Apartheid government’s police’s death squad at Vlakplaas, his book ‘The President’s Keepers‘ is an absolute must-read in 21st Century South Africa. These days Pauw is not a full-time journalist, but his impeccable sources… Read More

Housing History And Why The Yield Curve Got So Flat

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The global economy was in very rough shape in 1980. Caught in the spiral of the Great Inflation, there was practically nowhere to hide from ripping upheaval – beyond just the economic problems. Despite trying seemingly everything for an entire decade, nothing Economists came up with would rebalance the system. They kept saying they only… Read More

Russian Su-35 Pilot Says He Intercepted US F-22 Raptor Over Syria

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The well-known military analysis site Defence-Blog reported on Monday that a Russian Su-35S fighter jet intercepted a U.S. F-22 Raptor combat aircraft over Syria recently. If confirmed it would be hugely significant given the fact that the F-22 is the Pentagon’s most advanced stealth fighter.  The report originated through a retired Russian pilot’s Instagram account and was subsequently analyzed by… Read More

James Woods Suspended From Twitter Over Satirical Meme That Could "Impact An Election" 

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Outspoken conservative actor James Woods was suspended by Twitter over a two-month-old satirical meme which very clearly parodies a Democratic advertisement campaign.  The offending tweet from July 20, features three millennial-aged men with “nu-male smiles” and text that reads “We’re making a Woman’s Vote Worth more by staying home.” Above it, Woods writes “Pretty scary that there is a distinct possibility this… Read More

World spotlight on Iqbal Survé for censoring anti-China news

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The Independent Media group – controlled by Iqbal Survé – has attracted global attention for its blatant pro-China government editorial decision-making. This article is exclusive to Biznews Premium. Members please login here. Not yet subscribed? Taste before you eat by signing up here for free 30 day trial (card details required; WSJ access only available to paying… Read More

Robinhood Investing App Secretly Makes Millions Selling Millennials' User Data To HFT Firms

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Stealing from millennials to give to the rich. Robinhood App sells user customer data to make a quick buck from the high-frequency trading (HFT) firms on Wall Street.  Robinhood Financial, LLC, a US-based mobile stock brokerage company, founded on the basis of disrupting the brokage industry by offering commission-free trading, has been secretly making millions of dollars in… Read More

Poland Is Deathly Afraid Of Contracting The EU's "Social Diseases"

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Authored by Andrew Korybko via Oriental Review, Polish “gray cardinal” Jaroslaw Kaczynski warned how his country could be infected by the EU’s “social diseases”. The influential politician was speaking at his party’s convention over the weekend when he reaffirmed Poland’s commitment to remaining in the EU, though with the important caveat that this “doesn’t mean we should… Read More

Gundlach Live Webcast: "Miracle Grow"

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Several months after his last live address to investors in his fund, Double Line CEO Jeffrey Gundlach is holding his latest periodic live webcast with investors, titled “Miracle Grow.” Readers can listen to the webcast live by clicking on the slide below or the click on this link (registration required). We will publish the accompanying… Read More

Goldman's Primer On How To Trade The Next $200BN In China Tariffs

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The public comment period for the Trump Administration’s proposed US$200 billion in additional tariffs on China ends later today, and while a number of details are uncertain, Goldman is confident that the White House will move forward with these tariffs, imposing a rate of 10% on consumer goods and 25% on other (industrial/intermediate) products. And… Read More