Restaurant Chain Transactions Tumble In December As Recovery Stalls 

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Dining restrictions and cold weather have derailed the restaurant recovery in December.  Market research firm NDP Group, which tracks 75 restaurant chains, said transactions at major chains slumped 10% in December versus the same month one year ago.  “Up until December, monthly restaurant transaction declines had been improving consecutively since April. November transactions were down… Read More

The Hottest Product At CES Is A Doggy Door

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Submitted by Market Crumbs, While garage doors aren’t exactly the most exciting business to be in, it’s a strong business nonetheless for Chamberlain Group, the world’s largest manufacturer of automatic garage door openers. Chamberlain Group’s brands have embraced the trend of smart homes, for example its myQ brand has teamed up with Amazon to offer… Read More

Nornickel joins blockchain network for responsible minerals sourcing

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The move comes after Nornickel announced a strategy to use sophisticated digital technologies to create a customer-centric supply chain, which would include metal-backed tokens on the global Atomyze platform, a tokenization platform that represents physical assets in digital form. A series of Nornickel’s supply chains will be audited annually against key responsible sourcing requirements by… Read More

“All Hands On Deck” – Up To 25,000 National Guard Now Authorized In DC For Biden Inauguration

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The National Guard has authorized up to 25,000 Guardsmen around the Capitol complex to support security efforts surrounding President-elect Joe Biden’s inauguration on Jan. 20.  Much of the National Mall will be closed to the public ahead of inauguration day. Armed Guardsmen with M4 carbines will be patrolling the streets around the Capitol, federal buildings, and… Read More

Hope for British Columbia’s New Prosperity project?

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That pronouncement came after the Supreme Court of Canada rejected an appeal by Taseko Mines Ltd. (TSX: TKO, NYSE: TGB) of a federal appeal court decision that rejected Taseko’s argument that the federal Environmental Assessment Agency’s denial of an environmental certificate was based on flawed engineering and environmental studies. By refusing to hear Taseko’s appeal, the Supreme Court’s decision meant  “the… Read More

IMPORTANT UPDATES: Stocks, Bitcoin, Crypto, Gold, Silver, MORE. MannarinoGregory Mannarino

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Study Indicates Lockdowns Have Increased Deaths Of Despair

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Authored by Ethan Yang via The American Institute for Economic Research, It should be common knowledge by now that younger people are significantly less likely to die of Covid-19 than the elderly. However, a new working paper published by the National Bureau of Economic Research notes some significant increases in excess deaths among working-age individuals. Excess deaths are the… Read More

Gamma-geddon Sparks Stocks’ Biggest Weekly Loss Since Halloween

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Complacency is extreme. With the put-call ratio near record lows… Source: Bloomberg One measure of risk in the options market is flashing the reddest of red lights possible, as dealer’s gamma exposure reaches a record high… Source: Bloomberg “Dealers are short calls due to the unprecedented call activity previously mentioned, and as a result have… Read More

We’re about to suffer worse than I thought.Peter Schiff

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Peter Schiff explains where the opportunities can be found in the unfolding financial crisis. Recorded at the January 2021 Virtual Money Show. #PeterSchiff #2021 #money Invest like me: RATE AND REVIEW the Peter Schiff Show Podcast on Facebook. SIGN UP FOR MY FREE NEWSLETTER: Schiff Gold News: Buy my newest book… Read More

The Latest COVID Absurdity: Walking With Hot Beverages

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Authored by Simon Black via, Are you ready for this week’s absurdity? Here’s our Friday roll-up of the most ridiculous stories from around the world that are threats to your liberty, risks to your prosperity… and on occasion, inspiring poetic justice. Women Surrounded by British Police for Taking a Walk You’re allowed to exercise… Read More

Trevali to restart Caribou mine

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The Company expects to return to mining in early February 2021, with first payable zinc production expected by the end of March 2021. “Our initial two-year plan includes several enhancements which are designed to improve the mine’s economics, including the involvement of a contracted mining operator and the entry into fixed-pricing arrangements for a significant… Read More

Beware of Inflation, Unhealthy Labor Market, and Fed Coin Impact on Bitcoin — Voices of Wall Street

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Beware of Inflation, Unhealthy Labor Market, and Fed Coin Impact on Bitcoin — Voices of Wall Street This interview features Macro’s Finest: Jim Bianco, President of Bianco Research, and Danielle DiMartino Booth, CEO of Quill Intelligence, discuss the most pressing issues the U.S. economy is facing in 2021. Inflation hasn’t been problematic since the 1990s,… Read More

Inside California’s Colossal Container-Ship Traffic Jam

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By Greg Miller, of Freight Waves, In the movie “Falling Down,” the character played by Michael Douglas is stranded in a Los Angeles traffic jam. He abandons his car, starts walking with briefcase in hand and ultimately has a mental breakdown. Cargo shippers trying to get their containers through the ports of Los Angeles and… Read More

Gold investment demand remains well supported in 2021 – report

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In its 2021 outlook report, the World Gold Council (WGC) predicts that investment demand for gold will remain well supported, while gold consumption should benefit from the nascent economic recovery especially in emerging markets.   Record year for gold Gold was one of the best performing major assets of 2020, driven by a combination of high… Read More

Sprott Money News Weekly Wrap-up – 1.15.21Sprott Money

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Chris Vermeulen of The Technical Traders sits in for Eric, as Eric is unavailable due to family health issue. Chris shares his updated views on gold, the dollar, Bitcoin, the stock market and the mining shares. You can submit your questions for our Weekly Wrap Up to Visit our website for more news.Read… Read More

CDC Urges Biden To Drop Palantir’s COVID Tracker

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Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, the Trump administration has relied on a powerful tool originally developed by Palantir, the data-mining firm created by Trump ally Peter Thiel, for the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). According to the Daily Beast, however, officials working with Joe Biden’s transition team have recommended getting rid of the newly… Read More