April 22, 2024

Coronavirus
Trump national security adviser O’Brien tests positive for coronavirus
Masks Aren’t Enough: Dr. Fauci Says People Should “Probably Use Eye Shields” To Protect Against COVID-19
Herman Cain, former GOP presidential candidate, dies at 74 due to COVID-19

Business/Economics
The Message Behind Gold’s Rally: The World Economy Is in Trouble
The Virus Turns Midtown Into a Ghost Town, Causing an Economic Crisis
Fed Stimulus Has Created The “Cobra Effect”
Las Vegas Casinos Are Making Another Round Of Brutal Furloughs And Layoffs
U.S. economy suffers titanic 32.9% plunge in 2nd quarter
US Q2 GDP Crashes By A Record 32.9%, Worse Than Great Depression
Initial Jobless Claims was above a million last week for the nineteenth straight week, and rose for the second week in a row
10-year Treasury yield plunged to its lowest in 234 years, says Deutsche Bank
US GDP Seen Rebounding 11.9% In Q3 By Atlanta Fed
A Quarter Of All Household Income In The US Now Comes From The Government

Gold/Precious metals
What’s Changed To Cause The Gold And Silver Breakout?
A Record 170 Tons Of Physical Gold Were Just Delivered On The COMEX: Here’s Why
Spot Gold Soars To Record High As Dollar Freefall Accelerates

Government/Politics
US agents enter Chinese consulate compound in Houston after deadline for closure passes
Officials Push U.S.-China Relations Toward Point of No Return
GOP Reach Agreement On COVID-19 Relief; $600 Unemployment Boost Becomes 70% ‘Wage Replacement’; Pelosi Pops Fuse

Global
Worst Flooding in Decades Raises Concerns Over China’s Three Gorges Dam
Eurozone: Worst GDP Contraction In History

Protests/Riots
Federal Agents Push Into Portland Streets, Stretching Limits of Their Authority
Protests Erupt Across Country; Black Militia Member Accidentally Shoots Comrades In Park
Police declare riot at Seattle protests, make arrests
Tear gas fired again; Portland protest standoff continues
US protests: More riots and lawlessness in cities across nation
Peaceful protests and violent clashes erupted this weekend. Here’s what happened in 6 cities