You could almost watch the little cogs turning inside the federal Liberals’ brains this week. How were they going to blame their failure to get in line early for COVID vaccines on their favourite bogeyman, Stephen Harper? There are two big reasons why Canadians may have to wait until March for the first large-scale doses […]Read more "GUNTER: Trudeau’s blaming Harper on vaccines — but it goes back to Chretien"
It is possible that now we risk becoming numb to numbers? And indeed, it is considered that doctors still do not fully understand the ‘wacky’ nature of the disease. As is well known, COVID-19 affects in different ways depending on each person. Most people who are infected have mild or moderate symptoms and recover without […]Read more "Beyond the numbers: Who is dying of COVID in Canada, and how?"
Certainly, there is still much to celebrate in the legacy of Sir John A. Macdonald. That said, it needs to be stressed that the heroes of the month among Canada’s elected officials should be the councilors of Prince Edward County, Ontario, who voted last week to retain the statue of Sir John A. Macdonald on […]Read more "Conrad Black: There’s much to celebrate in Sir John A. Macdonald’s legacy"
The euro was the most used currency for global payments last month, the first time it has outpaced the dollar since February 2013. Data from the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunications, which handles cross-border payment messages for more than 11,000 financial institutions in 200 countries, showed the European Union’s single currency and the greenback […]Read more "Dollar Loses to Euro as Payment Currency for First Time in Years"
Emotions have power. These quotes illustrate the beauty of learning to harness that power. Read original article. As humans, we’re emotional creatures. Our emotions influence the decisions we make, the career path we take, the films and music we enjoy, the art we’re drawn to. Emotions help us choose our friends, those whom we fall in […]Read more "28 Emotional Intelligence Quotes That Can Help Make Emotions Work for You, Instead of Against You"
According to new data, the U.S. currently ranks first in total COVID-19 cases, new cases per day and deaths. Genevieve Briand, assistant program director of the Applied Economics master’s degree program at Hopkins, critically analyzed the effect of COVID-19 on U.S. deaths using data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in her […]Read more "A closer look at U.S. deaths due to COVID-19"
Cryptocurrency crashes through previous US dollar highs, but skeptics say it’s best to beware A return of bitcoin to its stratospheric highs has top financial experts scratching their heads and cryptocurrency boosters saying I told you so. On Wednesday, bitcoin crashed through its previous record high of $19,458 US set in December 2017. Bitcoin does not […]Read more "Bitcoin outshines gold, hitting new high, but can it last?"
Gone are the days of the Federal Reserve hiding in the shadows. Now it’s a woke central bank fighting for climate and racial justice. Progressives must not fall for this but instead team up with the populist right to audit the Fed and demand transparency. Let the healing begin! If it is going to be […]Read more "2021 Would Be a Great Time to Audit the Fed"
KEY POINTS Visa estimates that $18 trillion is still spent using cash and checks and health concerns due to Covid-19 will push more transactions to a cashless society. The payments network company also sees 1.7 billion people around the world who are unbanked or underbanked as targets for growth. One way in which Visa expects […]Read more "With bitcoin near all-time high, this is where Visa’s CEO sees crypto going"
LONDON (Reuters) — JPMorgan has earned record revenue of around $1 billion so far this year from trading, storing and financing precious metals, vastly outperforming rival banks, two sources familiar with the matter told Reuters. The coronavirus has created a bonanza for investment banks dealing in gold, silver and other precious metals by triggering massive investor purchases […]Read more "Exclusive: JPMorgan dominates gold market with record $1 billion precious metals revenue"