Coronavirus Deaths Likely 60% Higher Than Official Numbers Reflect, FT Finds

As experts try to model the true number of coronavirus deaths, and some random ‘surveillance’ studies have suggested that – at least in some badly hit areas – the number of confirmed coronavirus cases might be many multiples of the official count, the FT has published its latest attempt at trying to ‘model’ the true […]

Twitter Suspends Account Of Biotech Company Testing UV Light To Treat Coronavirus

Twitter has suspended the account of a Colorado biotech company which is working with Cedars-Sinai to test and develop a potential coronavirus treatment using UV light inserted into the lungs – the same week as Homeland Security’s head of Science and Technology, Bill Bryan, suggested that UV light could have a significant affect on viruses […]

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Trump Disinfectant Injection Theory Takes World — and Lysol — by Storm

According to Donald Trump disinfectant injection with Lysol or a stiff drink of bleach may be the new miracle cures for coronavirus. Consulting publicly with his coronavirus team, President Trump recommended a good internal wash of Lysol to rinse COVID-19 away. That and some internal sunlight/UV light infusions to dry things out afterward. The president’s […]

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Fed Cut Back on Helicopter Money for Wall Street & the Wealthy

Tapered QE-4 Further, Still Hasn’t Bought Junk Bonds or ETFs, Was Just Jawboning. By Wolf Richter for WOLF STREET. Total assets on the Fed’s balance sheet rose by $205 billion during the week ending April 22, to $6.57 trillion. Since the week ending March 11, when the bailout of the Everything Bubble and its holders began, the Fed […]

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How Far Will the U.S. Economy Plunge During Lockdown?

“Three times deeper than the Great Recession?” By Wolf Richter for WOLF STREET. No one has ever been through an economy where enormous shifts have occurred, from one day to the next, shutting down part of the economy but also generating sectors that are vastly more vibrant than ever before. Monthly or quarterly economic indicators leave us in […]

US Launches 'Full-Scale Investigation' Into Wuhan Lab

The United States has launched a ‘full scale investigation’ into whether COVID-19 escaped from a biolab in Wuhan, China, according to Fox News. According to the report, US intelligence operatives are gathering information regarding the laboratory and the initial outbreak of the virus, which was found in a horseshoe bat specimen collected by scientists from […]

COVID-19 Is A Man-Made Virus: HIV-Discoverer Says "Could Only Have Been Created In A Lab"

As the mainstream media and politicians begin to raise/admit the possibilities that the source of COVID-19 was likely a lab in Wuhan (accidentally leaked or otherwise) – something we first brought to the world’s attention in January before being mocked, censored, and chastised – it appears more actual ‘scientists’ (at least those not paid by […]

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Fed Massively Tapered QE-4. Hasn’t Bought Any Junk Bonds, Was Just Jawboning

Helicopter Money for Wall Street & the Wealthy: $2.06 Trillion in 5 Weeks. Regular folks, forget it. By Wolf Richter for WOLF STREET. Since the Fed announced its market bailouts and interventions on March 15, it has printed and handed to Wall Street $2.06 trillion. But here is the thing: This was front-loaded, and over the past two […]

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The Complete List Of Q1 2020 Hedge Fund Letters To Investors

*Last updated on 15 April 2020 Greetings investors, and welcome to the Q4 2019 list of hedge fund letters and reports! Learn from the top investors on Wall Street, gain insights into the economy and financial markets, and know what to expect for the rest of the year. These letters are from the top hedge funds […]

"Down The Rabbit Hole" – The Eurodollar Market Is The Matrix Behind It All

Submitted by Michael Every of Rabobank Summary The Eurodollar system is a critical but often misunderstood driver of global financial markets: its importance cannot be understated. Its origins are shrouded in mystery and intrigue; its operations are invisible to most; and yet it controls us in many ways. We will attempt to enlighten readers on […]

What 'The Expanse' Tells Us About The COVID-19 Pandemic And Gain-Of-Function Research

Submitted by Harvard to the Big House An accessible YouTube summary of much of the report below below by a Professor of Neurobiology at the University of Pittsburgh’s Medical School is available here. “You can tell you’ve found a really interesting question when no one wants you to answer it.”  Over the past several months thousands of […]

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COVID-19 vs. the Economy: When is it Time to Reboot?

What’s an Acceptable Risk Level? ALARA (“As Low As Reasonably Achievable”) to the rescue? By Wisdom Seeker, a WOLF STREET Commenter with a physical sciences Ph.D., San Francisco Bay Area: As I wrote last week, we’ve been bending the curve, but now what?  Shelter-in-Place orders have slowed the exponential growth of the virus,  buying us time and hope. But COVID-19 […]

Some Bad News From JPM: This Is What Happens After We Pass The Virus Peak

Yesterday, when giving an update  on the global coronavirus infection curve, and highlighting where various nations currently reside on the curve, we said what has become conventional wisdom, namely that “with every passing day, the world – most of which is currently on lock down – gets closer to the infection inflection point, and as […]

Did Bill Gates Just Reveal The Real Reason Behind The Lock-Downs?

Authored by Rosemary Frei via, On March 24 Bill Gates gave a highly revelatory 50-minute interview to Chris Anderson. Anderson is the Curator of TED, the non-profit that runs the TED Talks. [embedded content] The Gates interview is the second in a new series of daily ‘Ted Connects’ interviews focused on COVID-19. The series’s website says that: […]

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The Fight Against COVID-19: “Bending the Curve” & Then What?

Eradicate the virus — without a vaccine? Manage infection rates to let the population “build immunity through suffering” until a vaccine is available? How can we revive the economy without risking thousands of deaths in fresh outbreaks? By Wisdom Seeker, a WOLF STREET Commenter with a physical sciences Ph.D., San Francisco Bay Area: I think we’re now at […]

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Map: The Geography of America’s Growing Senior Population

Submitted by Taps Coogan on the 4th of April 2020 to The Sounding Line. Enjoy The Sounding Line? Click here to subscribe. The following infographics, from Visual Capitalist, reveal which states and cities in the US have the most residents over the age of 65 and therefore the highest vulnerability to the ongoing Coronavirus outbreak. […]