Posts Tagged ‘funds’

Danske Bank Caught Using Gold Bullion to Launder Illicit Funds

By Jamie Redman The Danish financial institution Danske Bank has been embroiled in a massive money-laundering scandal associated with an Estonian branch that allegedly laundered $223 billion in an eight-year period. According to documents uncovered this week stemming from 2012, Danske Bank’s Estonian branch let a select group of clients from Russia convert their money […]

Communist China Funds “Racist” U.S. Open Borders Propaganda, Meanwhile It’s Impossible For Non-Chinese To Get Permanent Residence Status. Furthermore, China Imposes Prison Time, $3k Fine and Deportation For Illegal Aliens

Illegal migrants would now also be fined 5,000 yuan to 20,000 yuan (HK$6,300 to HK$25,000) and face deportation. Their employers would be fined up to 100,000 yuan per individual illegal employee. read more:   Join The Fight Today! Camelot Daily is one of a few independent news agencies willing to expose the ‘synagogue of Satan’s […]

What could go wrong? NASA funds research on an all-electric airliner in a virtue-signaling move to reduce greenhouse gas emissions

(Natural News) The world’s very first electric-powered airliner is currently in development. The futuristic jet would emit zero greenhouse gas emissions directly. Instead of burning up fuel, the jet would convert the chemical energy stored inside liquid hydrogen cells into electric power. The electric power generated by the liquid hydrogen would be […]

Rare eagle sneaks into Iran and drains Siberian ornithologists’ funds by spamming costly text messages

Roaming is one big headache when you travel a lot, and raptors can get burned by it just as easily as the bipeds that created mobile phones. Just ask the Russian Raptor Research and Conservation Network (RRRCN), an environmental group whose eagle tracking budget was surprisingly drained by one particularly sneaky bird of prey. The […]

Divine intervention: Wealthy Norwegian shipowner funds research to counter Darwin in schools

The BioCosmos Foundation calls for “more open debate on biology and the cosmos” and targets “everyone interested in science and the big questions,” especially “youth and young adults” – incorporating schoolchildren. As with all proponents of Intelligent Design theories, the foundation extols the virtues of a pseudo-scientific theory that nature is so finely tuned and well-crafted […]

USAID Funds Salaries of Venezuelan Opposition Politicians as It Doubles Down on the Coup

American taxpayers are now paying the salaries and expenses of dozens of Venezuelan opposition figures who have created a “shadow government” inside Venezuela and abroad. On October 8, USAID signed a bilateral agreement with the faction of the Venezuelan opposition led by National Assembly president Juan Guaidó (whom the Trump administration recognizes as the “interim […]

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PA agrees to accept tax funds from Israel, ending stand-off over terror payments

The Palestinian Authority has agreed to accept hundreds of millions of dollars in tax revenues collected by Israel after months of declining them in protest over Jerusalem withholding money over payments to terrorists, Palestinian officials said Friday. The transfers amount to some 600 million Israeli shekels (about $170 million) a month and are a key […]

Fed Funds Prints 2.30%, Breaching Target Range For The First Time, As Libor Replacement Soars To "Remarkable" 5.25%

If today’s second consecutive repo was supposed to calm the stress in the secured lending market and ease the funding shortfall in the interbank market, it appears to have failed. Not only did O/N general collateral print at 2.25-2.60% after the repo operation, confirming that repo rates remain inexplicably elevated even though everyone who had […]

Pentagon approves diversion of military construction funds for Trump’s wall

Defense Secretary Mark T. Esper agreed Tuesday to free up $3.6 billion from the Pentagon budget for President Trump’s border wall by effectively defunding 127 military construction projects using emergency authorities. Esper determined that the use of the military construction funds was necessary to support American forces deployed to the southern border […]

"Big Short" Investor Michael Burry Explains How Index Funds Will Trigger The Next Crash

After years of radio silence, Dr. Michael Burry – the small-time stockpicker who rose to fame for his bets against subprime mortgage bonds featured in the book (and later film) “the Big Short” – is once again doing the media rounds, talking about his latest equity plays and sharing his thoughts about the next big […]

Leader approves funds for key Iran railway project: Minister

Leader of the Islamic Revolution Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei has approved tapping Iran’s sovereign wealth fund for construction of a key railway southeast of the country, says Iran’s transportation minister. Mohammad Eslami said on Tuesday that the government had proposed drawing up from the fund to finance the Chabahar-Zahedan railway, a key link connecting […]

Investors Panic-Sell Emerging Market Funds, On Pace For Worst-Ever Outflow  

Lipper’s Emerging Markets Funds have experienced their worst-ever net outflows during 3Q19. The mass exodus is due to a combination of factors, likely caused by an escalation of the trade war between the U.S. and China this summer, a global synchronized slowdown that is wreaking havoc on emerging market countries, and a strong dollar that has […]

Mass Exodus: Near Record Outflows For Financial Service Funds

According to new data from Lipper Alpha Insight, Financial Services Funds (including both mutual funds and exchange-traded funds) saw two of their most significant outflows of 2019 during the first half of August. Financial Services Funds recorded $1.7 billion and $1.3 billion net outflow for the weeks ended Wednesday, August 7 and Wednesday, August 14. […]

Which Hedge Funds Are Making A Killing As Yields Collapse

There’s no question that, when it comes to analyzing massive droves of data at lightning speeds, computers are far superior to humans. But when it comes to other deeply complicated skills like, say, composing a symphony or penning a critical essay, humans have the upper hand. Why? Because these tasks require higher levels of judgment […]

EU now funds Israel’s war ministry

David Cronin Rights and Accountability 2 August 2019 The European Union is financing Israeli bodies that oversee home demolitions and other crimes against the Palestinian people.  Abedalrahman Hassan APA images Two years ago, Benjamin Netanyahu was heard complaining that the European Union was “crazy” for attaching “political conditions” to its relations with Israel. By the […]

Supreme Court Allows Trump to Use $2.5 Billion in Pentagon Funds for Border Wall

Yesterday, the US Supreme Court in favor of the Trump administration to use $2.5 billion in Department of Defense funds for the construction of parts of a border wall along parts of the US southwestern border. Republican lawmakers have argued that open areas along key stretches of the southern border pose a threat to national […]

Trump’s July 4 Charade Will Take $2.5 Million Away From National Parks Funds

Olivia Rosane, Ecowatch Waking Times President Donald Trump‘s “Salute to America” Fourth of July event will divert almost $2.5 million from national parks, two sources familiar with the situation told The Washington Post Tuesday. Previous Independence Day celebrations have had a total price tag of around $2 million, former National Park Service Deputy Director Denis […]

Exit Scam? Dublin-Based Exchange Bitsane Vanishes With Users’ Funds

Authored by Marie Huillet via CoinTelegraph.com, Ireland-based cryptocurrency exchange Bitsane has apparently vanished, taking as many as 246,000 users’ crypto deposits with it. The news was reported by Forbes on June 27. image courtesy of CoinTelegraph Launched in 2016, Dublin-registered Bitsane LP was formerly listed as one of Ripple’s approved exchanges — a January 2018 CNBC article had also pitched the exchange as an […]

Netanyahu’s wife convicted for misusing public funds after racking up $50k in catering bills

The judge in a Jerusalem court ordered Sara Netanyahu to pay NIS 55,000 ($15,210) as a fine and compensation on Sunday, after she had agreed to a plea deal four days earlier. Sara, the third wife of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, was initially indicted for spending $100,000 in state funds on luxurious meals from […]

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