039 Up In Smoke 039 Tesla Megapack Battery Catches Fire In Australia

‘Up In Smoke:’ Tesla Megapack Battery Catches Fire In Australia 

‘Up In Smoke:’ Tesla Megapack Battery Catches Fire In Australia  It’s not just Tesla cars that “spontaneously” combust. Reports indicate a 13 ton Tesla Megapack caught fire in Australia’s Victoria state on Friday morning.  The Megapack battery unit is one of the world’s largest energy storage projects, operated by France’s Neoen SA, and uses Tesla batteries.  Dubbed “Victorian Big Battery,” it was recently commissioned by local […]

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Dubai To Launch Quot Drone Box Quot To Reduce Police Response Time To Crimes

Dubai To Launch “Drone Box” To Reduce Police Response Time To Crimes 

Dubai To Launch “Drone Box” To Reduce Police Response Time To Crimes  Police in Dubai will use quadcopter technology to reduce emergency response time anywhere in the city to help increase security. Dubai’s ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum tapped Israeli drone company Airobotics for their “Drone Box” platform to help police respond within one minute — instead of 4 minutes 40 seconds to incidents anywhere in […]

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Cfa Exam Pass Rate Crashes To A Record Low Of Just 25

CFA Exam Pass Rate Crashes To A Record Low Of Just 25%

CFA Exam Pass Rate Crashes To A Record Low Of Just 25% In what should come as a surprise to nobody watching the current state of financial markets, the CFA pass rate for its Level 1 exam has tanked to an all-time low of 25%. If it isn’t clear from meme-stock mania or the Shiller PE approaching 39x that fundamentals don’t matter anymore, perhaps the Chartered Financial […]

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Peter Schiff It 039 S Game Over If The Markets Call The Fed 039 S Bluff

Peter Schiff: It’s Game Over If The Markets Call The Fed’s Bluff

Peter Schiff: It’s Game Over If The Markets Call The Fed’s Bluff Via SchiffGold.com, The Federal Reserve insists inflation is “transitory” and the economy is making “progress.” Yet, it continues with the extraordinary monetary policy it launched at the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. Meanwhile, we’re seeing all kinds of data hinting that the economy may not be as great as advertised. Despite this, and […]

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Robinhood Crashes Below Ipo Price After Disappointingly Low Retail Interest

Robinhood Crashes Below IPO Price After Disappointingly Low Retail Interest

Robinhood Crashes Below IPO Price After Disappointingly Low Retail Interest Update (1230ET): HOOD is trading with a $33 handle now, well below its $38 IPO price… But hey, it’s better than BATS… for now. Reminder… COIN IPO was the crypto top HOOD IPO will be the retail top — zerohedge (@zerohedge) July 29, 2021 *  *  * As we reported last night, Robinhood sold 55 […]

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Futures Rise Europe Hits Record Supported By Fed China Earnings

Futures Rise, Europe Hits Record Supported By Fed, China, Earnings

Futures Rise, Europe Hits Record Supported By Fed, China, Earnings World markets resumed their climb on Thursday after the Fed signaled it was in no rush to taper stimulus and reassurances from Beijing saw beaten-up Chinese stocks soar. U.S. equity-index futures gained slightly recovering earlier losses, except for Nasdaq 100 contracts, after mostly positive earnings, China’s efforts to soothe market nerves and the Federal Reserve’s […]

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Taliban Seeks International 039 Legitimacy 039 In Meeting With Top China Officials

Taliban Seeks International ‘Legitimacy’ In Meeting With Top China Officials

Taliban Seeks International ‘Legitimacy’ In Meeting With Top China Officials Amid the Islamist militant group’s unleashing chaos and a mounting civilian death toll on the Afghan landscape, and now in possession of at least half of the country’s districts, Talban leaders have traveled to China where “warming ties” were on display Wednesday in a meeting with top Beijing officials. China’s foreign minister Wang Yi hosted […]

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California One Ups Cdc With More Restrictive Mask Mandate

California One-Ups CDC With More Restrictive Mask Mandate

California One-Ups CDC With More Restrictive Mask Mandate Not to be outdone by the federal government, the state of California and it’s top public health officials have decided to implement and even more restrictive indoor masking mandate than the CDC unveiled yesterday. The LA Times reports that California is urging everybody – whether fully vaccinated or not – to mask up indoors when in public. […]

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Latest Data Show Efficacy Of Pfizer Vaccine Falls To 84 After 6 Months

Latest Data Show Efficacy Of Pfizer Vaccine Falls To 84% After 6 Months

Latest Data Show Efficacy Of Pfizer Vaccine Falls To 84% After 6 Months As pressure builds for the FDA to simply ‘get on with it’ and issue full approval of the Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna jabs, it looks like the people responsible for deciding whether vaccines are safe and effective are finally coming around to the reality that those vaccines aren’t as effective against the delta […]

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George Soros Gives 1 Million To Group Trying To Quot Defund The Police Quot Amid Surge In Crime

George Soros Gives $1 Million To Group Trying To “Defund The Police” Amid Surge In Crime

George Soros Gives $1 Million To Group Trying To “Defund The Police” Amid Surge In Crime Authored by Jack Phillips via The Epoch Times, Billionaire financier George Soros directed $1 million to a left-wing group that seeks to cut funding to police departments around the country, according to federal records. Soros sent the funds to the Color of Change PAC on May 14, the Washington Free Beacon reported on July […]

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Usa Today Covid Vaccine May Spread The Virus

USA Today : COVID Vaccine May Spread The Virus

USA Today : COVID Vaccine May Spread The Virus Authored by Kyle Becker via Becker News (emphasis ours), “NBC News, citing unnamed officials aware of the decision, reported it comes after new data suggests vaccinated individuals could have higher levels of virus and infect others amid the surge of cases driven by the delta variant of the coronavirus,” the USA Today reported in a passage […]

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Israel Blamed For Fresh Airstrikes Deep Inside Iraq

Israel Blamed For Fresh Airstrikes Deep Inside Iraq

Israel Blamed For Fresh Airstrikes Deep Inside Iraq BBC is reporting a possible rare Israeli airstrike deep inside Iraq targeting pro-Iranian militias at Najaf, Iraq. BBC Middle East correspondent Nafiseh Kohnavard writes that “Iran-backed Imam Ali Brigade says that airstrikes targeted their ammunition depot in Najaf, Iraq.”  In addition “Some paramilitary groups-linked channels claim that Israel is behind the attack,” according to Kohnavard. “Israel carried […]

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Record Coral Cover Of Great Barrier Reef Shames Climate Alarmists Media

Record Coral Cover Of Great Barrier Reef Shames Climate Alarmists, Media

Record Coral Cover Of Great Barrier Reef Shames Climate Alarmists, Media Authored by Peter Ridd via ClimateChangeDispatch.com, The annual data on coral cover for the Great Barrier Reef, produced by the Australian Institute of Marine Science, was released on Monday showing the amount of coral on the reef is at record high levels. Record high, despite all the doom stories by our reef science and […]

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Tesla Jumps After Beating Expectations Says Shanghai Is Now Main Hub For Auto Exports

Tesla Jumps After Beating Expectations, Says Shanghai Is Now Main Hub For Auto Exports

Tesla Jumps After Beating Expectations, Says Shanghai Is Now Main Hub For Auto Exports Heading into Tesla’s Q2 earnings, in our preview earlier we noted that sentiment is optimstic and the outlook for Q2 is pretty good because despite grappling with the chip shortage, a customer backlash in China, and the same shipping bottlenecks plaguing all global automakers right now, Tesla managed to set a […]

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Decline In Uk Covid Cases Signals Coming Quot Inflection Quot For Us As Delta Fears Subside

Decline In UK COVID Cases Signals Coming “Inflection” For US As Delta Fears Subside

Decline In UK COVID Cases Signals Coming “Inflection” For US As Delta Fears Subside Just one week ago, as Dr. Anthony Fauci was cranking the Delta variant “fearmongering” up to 11 once again, JPM’s Croatian quant Marko Kolanovic was telling the bank’s clients that a looming inflection point for new cases in the UK (widely seen as a leading indicator for the direction of new […]

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Move Over Covid A Drug Resistant Super Bug Fungus Is Now Being Reported In Texas And Washington D C

Move Over COVID: A Drug Resistant Super Bug Fungus Is Now Being Reported In Texas And Washington D.C.

Move Over COVID: A Drug Resistant Super Bug Fungus Is Now Being Reported In Texas And Washington D.C. Just when you thought things couldn’t get any better on the global health landscape, along comes one of those pesky drug-resistant superbug fungi. An outbreak of such a “superbug” has spread among patients in hospitals and long-term care facilities in Texas and Washington, D.C., according to CBS News. […]

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Why Is The Cdc Quietly Abandoning The Pcr Test For Covid

Why Is The CDC Quietly Abandoning The PCR Test For COVID?

Why Is The CDC Quietly Abandoning The PCR Test For COVID? We have detailed (most recently here and here) the controversy surrounding America’s COVID “casedemic” and the misleading results of the PCR test and its amplification procedure in great detail over the past few months. As a reminder, “cycle thresholds” (Ct) are the level at which widely used polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test can detect […]

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America Is Only One Step Away From A South African Style Social Implosion

America Is Only One Step Away From A South African-Style Social Implosion

America Is Only One Step Away From A South African-Style Social Implosion Authored by Brandon Smith via Alt-Market.us, On the global news front I have been watching one event with special attention, mainly because it seems like almost no one else is – I am speaking of course about the social and economic collapse in South Africa that has been escalating over the past couple […]

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Progressive Democrats Blast 039 Reckless 039 Biden Plan To Allow Evictions To Resume

Progressive Democrats Blast ‘Reckless’ Biden Plan To Allow Evictions To Resume

Progressive Democrats Blast ‘Reckless’ Biden Plan To Allow Evictions To Resume Authored by Julia Conley via CommonDreams.org,  Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez was among several critics on Friday who warned that the Biden administration’s plan to allow the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s eviction moratorium to expire on July 31 would have devastating consequences for millions of renters as well as threatening public health as Covid-19 cases […]

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Jpm Top Exec Mary Erdoes Quot There 039 S A Reason Quot Junior Bankers Must Work 72 Hour Weeks

JPM Top Exec Mary Erdoes: “There’s A Reason” Junior Bankers Must Work 72 Hour Weeks

JPM Top Exec Mary Erdoes: “There’s A Reason” Junior Bankers Must Work 72 Hour Weeks As debate continues to rage about what the “appropriate” amount of work is for junior investment bankers, Mary Erdoes, chief executive officer of JPMorgan Chase & Co.’s asset and wealth management business is weighing in with an opinion that the snowflakes complaining about their workload might not like.  Erdoes says […]

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