Posts Tagged ‘Interest’

A ‘Deathtrap’ or ‘Ahead of its time’? US mag National Interest attacks Soviet WW2-era KV heavy tank

The National Interest didn’t spare colorful words painting a grim picture of the KV heavy tank. With the title “This Tank Was Huge (Disaster),” the article says it “couldn’t finish the job” of stopping the Nazi army. It’s a naïve notion that the KV heavy tanks alone could have stopped the Wehrmacht in 1941. You […]

Petition Launched to Probe FDA’s Conflict of Interest in Health Risks from Cell Phone and WiFi Radiation

B.N. Frank, Activist Post Waking Times If there weren’t countless examples of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) not protecting the American people, there wouldn’t be countless ads on TV for class action lawsuits against products they originally approved.  Whistleblowers and other experts have even blamed them for igniting The Opioid Crisis.  They continue to turn a blind eye […]

Killing Soleimani was in Israel’s interest, ‘not in the American interest’ (says former Obama aide)

The media consensus is that Trump ordered the killing of Iranian general Qasem Soleimani because the U.S. president was angered by the attack on the U.S. embassy in Baghdad last week and because he felt a need to intimidate Iran. CNN and MSNBC are also offering the view that Trump is seeking to pump his […]

National Interest: In 2006, Lebanese Leaders Aspired That «Israel» Would Defeat Hezbollah

By Staff, Agencies In an article posted by the American magazine the National Interest, a number of classified documents leaked by Wikileaks revealed that during the 2006 “Israeli” war on Lebanon, the “Lebanese defense ministry and government cooperated and coordinated with the US government to curb the power of Hezbollah”. It further added that, “leaders […]

Assange Rape Charges Dropped, New Judge Due to Conflict of Interest

Derrick Broze breaks down recent news regarding Julian Assange and the future of freedom of the press. Sources: Sweden Drops Rape Investigation Against Julian Assange The son of Julian Assange’s judge is linked to an anti-data leak company created by the UK intelligence establishment BREAKING: Lady Arbuthnot off #JulianAssange‘s case, says @WikiLeaks lawyer […]

Iran has no plans to impose tax on interest income: Chief banker

Press TV – The governor of the Central Bank of Iran (CBI) says reports that interest income would be taxable in the next Iranian calendar year are pure media speculations.   Abdolnasser Hemmati said on Thursday that the Iranian government had no plan at all to tax the income earned from interest accrued on bank deposits. “Taxation […]

Stanford Prof: Crypto Will Rain On Banks’ Low-Interest Rate Parade

Authored by Marie Huillet via, A professor at Stanford Graduate School of Business says cryptocurrencies will put an end to the windfall that banks currently enjoy from low-interest deposits. image courtesy of CoinTelegraph In an Oct 24 interview for the university,  Dean Witter Distinguished Professor of Finance Darrell Duffies said that one way or another, cryptocurrencies are likely […]

Wells Net Interest Margin Plunged As Curve Inverted; Rising Deposit Costs Sting

On the surface, Wells reported Q3 results that were “not great, not terrible”: while the GAAP results were a huge miss, when one adds back a key charge, the bank reported EPS of $1.27, beating expectations of $1.15, while non-GAAP revenue of $22.0BN was also better than the $20.93BN expected. If it ended there, it […]

Interest-free lender gets regulator’s okay to expand activities

Ogen, an Israeli nonprofit organization that provides interest-free credit to new immigrants and marginalized segments of society, has attained a license from the Israeli capital markets regulator to start providing low-interest loans to small businesses, first time home-buyers and NGOs. The permit from the Capital Markets Authority is a step toward the organization becoming the […]

Schiff: Negative Interest Rates Are "Boneheaded"

Via, Donald Trump has been badgering Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell for months, begging for lower interest rates. This week, he took things to another level, saying that the “boneheads” at the Fed need to push rates into negative territory. In his podcast, Peter Schiff said negative interest rates are boneheaded. Trump used a […]

Will the IMF, the Federal Reserve, Negative Interest Rates and Digital Money Kill the Western Economy?

The IMF, has been instrumental in helping destroying the economy of a myriad of countries, notably, and to start with, the new Russia after the fall of the Soviet Union, Greece, Ukraine and lately Argentina, to mention just a few. Madame Christine Lagarde, as chief of the IMF had a heavy hand in the annihilation […]

"The End Is Unforeseeable" – Negative Interest Rates Threaten The Entire Financial System

Authored by Jim Bianco, op-ed via, Former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan recently said he wouldn’t be surprised if yields on U.S. bonds turned negative and if they do, it wouldn’t be “that big a of a deal.”  That seems to be a sentiment widely held in central banking circles these days, but it’s wrong. […]

All-out Iran-Russia cooperation in interest all countries: Zarif

MNA – The Iran-Russia cooperation is fully-fledged and is definitely in the interest of the two nations, the region and the entire world, according to the Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif. Zarif made the remarks in a joint conference with his Russian counterpart Sergey Lavrov in Moscow this afternoon. The Iran-Russia joint cooperation commission […]

Putin Balances Turkish Fighter Jet Interest with Syria’s Fight Against Terrorism

On Tuesday, the biennial MAKS-2019 International Aviation and Space Show kicked off in Russia’s Zhukovsky International Airport. This important event has drawn spectators, journalists, and photographers from around the world every odd year since 1992. What began as an entertaining event has now become a marketplace for Russian aerospace companies to negotiate export contracts and […]

Bank of Israel keeps benchmark interest rate at 0.25%

(Adds details, quotes, shekel reaction) By Steven Scheer JERUSALEM, Aug 28 (Reuters) – The Bank of Israel held its benchmark interest rate at 0.25% on Wednesday for the sixth straight meeting, citing a downward shift in inflation, and removed the prospect of a rate increase for the time being. All 12 economists polled by Reuters […]

US to open Greenland consulate amid Trump’s interest

The administration of US President Donald Trump is planning to open an American consulate in Greenland for the first time since 1953 amid increased strategic and economic interest in the Danish territory. The US State Department says in a letter to Congress that re-establishing a consulate in Nuuk is part of a broader plan […]

An Untenable Status Quo—Conflicts of Interest Must Go

The Facts: A growing number of stories of post-vaccination infant deaths are showing up on social media, and this is happening despite mainstream efforts to censor this type of material. Reflect On: Can these stories help us see some important patterns within the ‘modus operandi’ of our medical system, so that we can come to […]

UK court rejects Iran claims for £20m interest on old defense deals

A top court in Britain has dismissed a complaint lodged by Iran seeking at least £20 million in interest for a debt related to a series of defense deals signed before the Iranian revolution of 1979. Judge Stephen Phillips from the High Court in London ruled on Friday that the UK does not have […]

The Myth of Low Interest Rates Stimulating Economic Growth in the US

Tax cuts for the rich and near-rock bottom low interest rates don’t stimulate economic growth.  Corporations have been using the windfall for executive pay increases and bonuses, stock buybacks raising their valuations, mergers and acquisitions to reduce competition, dividends to shareholders, and offshore activities, including stashing trillions of dollars in tax havens. Easy money and […]

Once there’s no Palestinian suspect, the media loses interest

The media played a key role in turning a Palestinian man into the top suspect in a recent child rape case. But ever since charges against him were dropped, the press seems to have lost interest in the case. By Uzi Benziman Mahmoud Katusa, seen after his relese from Israeli prison, in the West Bank […]

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