Hong Kong protesters assemble again, this time taking their message to mainland Chinese tourists

Via CNBC Protesters chant slogans outside the police headquarters in Hong Kong on June 21, 2019. Anthony Wallace | AFP | Getty Images Protesters in Hong Kong are gathering for demonstrations again on Sunday afternoon, in a bid to take their message to mainland Chinese visitors in the city about a controversial extradition bill that has led to widespread anger....

Døgnrapport fra Østjyllands Politi søndag den 7. juli 2019.

Via Politiet Døgnrapport for Østjyllands Politi søndag den 7. juli 2019. Hermed er et uddrag af det seneste døgns hændelser i Østjyllands Politi. Indbrud i privat beboelse. Lørdag kl. 19:14 fik politiet et opkald om, at der var et igangværende indbrud på Gudrunsvej i Brabrand.I forbindelse med anmeldelsen blev det oplyst, at en rød VW varebil var set køre fra...

The Latest: Helicopter crash victim was helping friend

Via AP Business NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — The Latest on a helicopter crash that killed seven people in the Bahamas (all times local): 5:15 p.m. One of the victims of the helicopter crash that killed seven people in the Bahamas was 22-year-old Delaney Wykle. Her mother, Paula Wykle, says her daughter had just passed her nursing boards on Tuesday before...

Visualizing The 20 Biggest Bankruptcies In US History

Via Zerohedge Doing business means taking calculated risks. Regardless of whether you are opening a lemonade stand or you’re a leading executive at a Fortune 500 company, Visual Capitalist’s Jeff Desjardins points out that risk is an inevitable part of the game. Taking bigger risks can generate proportional rewards – and sometimes, such as for the companies you’ll read about...

Carrot & stick: Macron teases ‘dialogue’ with Iran, threatens ‘consequences’ of nuclear deal breach

Via RT As Iran prepares to enrich uranium above the 2015 nuclear deal limit, French President Emmanuel Macron has said Paris and Tehran agreed to “explore” dialogue, while also threatening the disgruntled Iran with “consequences”. “The President of the Republic has agreed with his Iranian counterpart to explore by July 15 conditions to resume dialogue between the parties,” The Elysee...

Iran Threatens Seizure Of UK Oil Tankers After Gibraltar Tanker Boarding

Via Oilprice.com Iran has called for the “immediate release” of its oil tanker after British Royal Marines boarded and seized it off Gibraltar a day ago after it took a long 90-day trek around the tip of Africa, presumably to evade sanctions enforcement en route to Syria. Authorities had accused the Grace 1 supertanker of illegal smuggling as it had reportedly...

Kamala Harris unveils $100B plan to invest in black homeownership

Via Fox Business Sen. Kamala Harris introduces plan to close the gender pay gap FoxNews.com columnist Liz Peek, Fox News contributor Jonathan Hoenig, Kaltbaum Capital Management President Gary Kaltbaum, Trump 2020 Strategic Communications Director Marc Lotter discuss Sen. Kamala Harris’ (D-Calif.) plan to end the gender pay gap. Sen. Kamala Harris, a 2020 presidential candidate, released on Saturday a $100...

Credit Derivatives Are Losing Popularity As Corporate Bond Managers Shift To ETFs For Hedging

Via Zerohedge Investors in corporate bonds are seeking out new ways to reduce their risk and gain market exposure as bond prices soar – and they’re looking increasingly toward ETFs instead of traditional credit derivatives, according to Bloomberg. Trading volume in products like exchange traded funds and total return swaps is increasing at the same time as volume for credit derivatives...

Postcard from the New Silk Road: A Highway to Nowhere

Home On the New Silk Road Postcard from the New Silk Road: A Highway to Nowhere Postcard from the New Silk Road: A Highway to Nowhere Postcard from the New Silk Road: A Highway to Nowhere On the New Silk Road SHARE Jacob Mardell , June 27, 2019 Eating hot pot in the North Macedonian mountains, a group of Sinohydro...

People’s anger over 2018 wildfires weighs on Greece elections

In a defiant general election campaign that ends on Saturday, Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras has robustly defended some divisive decisions taken over more than four years in power — from a treaty struck with North Macedonia to pension reforms agreed with the country’s bailout creditors. But Mr Tsipras has been far less comfortable on one issue that is adding...

Roskilde Festival 2019 statestik lørdag eftermiddag

Via Politiet Midt – og Vestsjællands Politi offentliggør hermed den nyeste statestik over antal af anmeldelser på årets Roskilde Festival indtil videre.   Opgørelsen er udarbejdet lørdag kl. 13.30.   Se statestik  – klik på link: RF Statestik lørdag   Der er det seneste døgn blevet anmeldt fire mulige sager om blufærdighedskrænkelse og en voldssag.   Det samlede antal voldsanmeldelser...

India’s PNB says detects 38 billion rupee fraud

Via Reuters Finance People walk past Punjab National Bank’s Brady House branch in Mumbai, India June 14, 2018. REUTERS/Francis Mascarenhas MUMBAI (Reuters) – India’s state-run Punjab National Bank (PNB) on Saturday said it had reported a borrowing fraud of 38.05 billion Indian rupees ($556 million) in Bhushan Power & Steel Ltd’s account to the country’s central bank. The fraud, “alleging...

Electric carmakers gear up for market charge

A wave of electric cars will flood the market in the coming two years. Until now, buyers flocking to buy battery cars faced a spartan choice, with several Tesla models available alongside a handful from established manufacturers. But every carmaker will issue multiple models across Europe, with the aim of stealing a march on the growing market, and avoiding costly...