Siri And Alexa Assistants Are Sexist Tools Of Oppression: UN Report

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Digital voice assistants such as Siri and Alexa are tools of oppression used by the patriarchy to keep women down, according to the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) along with the German government and the EQUALS Skills Coalition, according to the Wall Street Journal editorial board.  <!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–><!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–> According to… Read More

The Economy Continues To Deteriorate

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Trump’s trade advisor, Peter Navarro, was on CNBC today asserting that the economy was expanding at an unprecedented rate.  Either Navarro is tragically ignorant or an egregious liar. Either way he looks like an idiot to those us who study the real numbers and understand the truth. The Global Manufacturing PMI (Purchasing Managers Index) dropped… Read More

Harmony Gold Employee Killed In Hoisting Shaft

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Editor’s Note: Get caught up in minutes with our speedy summary of today’s must-read news stories and expert opinions that moved the precious metals and financial markets. Sign up here! (Kitco News) – South African miner, Harmony Gold, said an employee was fatally injured in an engineering-related accident Wednesday night at its Nyala hoisting shaft,… Read More

Cryptos Crash After Bitcoin Spikes Above $9,000

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Bitcoin spiked above $9,000 this morning for the first time since May 2018, but no sooner had it crossed that Maginot Line that a major sell program swept across the entire crypto space… <!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–><!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–> Which seemed to trigger an immediate avalanche of sell orders… <!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–><!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–> Despite today’s… Read More

Morgan Stanley: "Something Is Not Quite Right"

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Just a few days after Morgan Stanley’s chief equity strategy, Michael Wilson, warned that “volatility is about to rise… a lot“, the executive director of Morgan Stanley’s institutional equity trading group, Chris Metli, has sent out an ominous warning of his own, cautioning the bank’s clients that “this week has been one of those markets… Read More

Stocks Rebound Even As Traders Brace For "Long-Term Trade War"

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US equity futures and global stocks rebounded on Thursday as traders took a break from selling stocks and pumping money into safe-haven bonds and the dollar, awaiting the latest headlines in the ongoing trade war. <!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–><!–[if IE 9]><![endif]–> With just two days left in what has so far been the most turbulent month… Read More

US Troops To Be Based In Saudi Arabia, Qatar Against "Iran Threat"

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Just hours after US National Security Advisor John Bolton formally accused Tehran of conducing the May 12 tanker “sabotage” attacks near the Strait of Hormuz, Iran’s foreign ministry has responded that “we are ready for war” amid fears that Washington could still be on a war footing in the Persian Gulf.  “We hope that we… Read More