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Chinese pharmacy to pay $430,000 fine after hiking face mask price by SIX TIMES as coronavirus spread overshadows SARS

   A drug store in Beijing will have to pay a hefty fine after it apparently tried to cash in on the coronavirus outbreak, hiking the price of an essential protective mask by about six times, China’s market watchdog has said. Beijing Jimin Kangtai Pharmacy was caught red-handed by a municipal market regulator, which launched […]

CORONAVIRUS: Is China paying the price for extreme animal cruelty?

(Natural News) If you’ve been following the progression of the coronavirus outbreak, then you likely know that authorities are blaming tainted meat sold at the Wuhan, China, Huanan Wholesale Seafood Market for causing it. This market, in case you didn’t know, sells all sorts of “exotic” meats derived from rodents, as well […]

Core Producer Price Inflation Tumbles To Weakest Since 2016

Following the surprise acceleration in consumer prices, producer prices were expected to re-accelerate after diverging for three months. While the MoM gain in headline PPI was a slight disappointment (+0.1% vs +0.2% MoM) but on a YoY basis it met expectations at +1.3% (still well below CPI)… Source: Bloomberg However, core producer price gains (ex-food […]

Market Bubbles: It’s Not The Price, It’s The Mentality

Authored by Lance Roberts via, “Actually, one of the dangers is that people could be throwing risk to the wind and this [market] could be a runaway. We sometimes call that a melt-up and produces prices too high and then if there’s a shock, you come down to Earth and that could impact sentiment. I think […]

Bullion Banks Used Paper Gold and Silver to Restrain Price Advance in 2019

By Clint Siegner Gold and silver investors buy metals because they are scarce. Precious metals are by nature difficult to find, and hard to produce. Consequently, above ground stocks are limited and valuable, particularly when priced in unlimited fiat currencies. The bankers and government officials behind these fiat currency systems don’t like stable monetary benchmarks […]

Oil price keeps rising as industry drilled by Iran-US conflict

PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island (AP) — The global benchmark for crude oil rose above $70 a barrel on Monday for the first time in over three months, with jitters rising over the escalating military tensions between Iran and the United States. The Brent contract for oil touched a high of $70.74 a barrel, the highest since […]

Iran’s Supreme Leader hits back at Trump’s ‘big price’ threat, says US ‘took revenge’ for defeating ISIS

On the heels of the Tuesday siege of the US diplomatic mission in Baghdad, President Trump fired off a series of inflammatory tweets, vowing to hold Iran “fully responsible for lives lost, or damage incurred, at any of our facilities.” Shortly thereafter, he took a different tone, saying he doesn’t see a war with Iran […]

US Home Price Gains Accelerate Again (But Not In San Francisco)

Following September’s (the last data point) modest reacceleration in home prices (the first since March 2018), Case-Shiller’s October data is expected to stabilize at +2.10% YoY. But instead, the 20-City Composite accelerated significantly – rising 2.23% YoY – the fastest since May… Source: Bloomberg Prices rose on an annual basis in 19 of the 20 […]

British Weapons Manufacturers, Banks, See Share Price Rocket after Conservative Election Victory

The big winner in last week’s conservative landslide elections in the United Kingdom? Weapons manufacturers.  Almost every one of Britain’s top arms producers saw large spikes in their share price immediately following the news that Boris Johnson was to become the next Prime Minister and Jeremy Corbyn was going to stand down as leader of […]

Wildlife pays price for month of floods

He added otters have been found in garden ponds as they seek fish when rivers turn into raging torrents. Britain was bracing for icy weather this weekend with a risk of snow. Yesterday the Met Office issued weather warnings for fog in the Midlands and South Yorkshire. Freezing temperatures were predicted in parts of the […]

Fuel price riots exposed enemies’ opportunism: Top general

Press TV – A top military commander says recent fuel-related riots that broke out across Iran exposed the degree of opportunism by which the enemies of the country seek to undermine its stability. “The enemies … had been waiting for an opportunity like the implementation of the fuel price reform plan to benefit from the […]

Western counter-revolution tragically on display at gas price hike protests

A picture taken on November 17, 2019 shows a scorched gas station that was set ablaze by protesters during a demonstration against a rise in gasoline prices in Eslamshahr, near the Iranian capital of Tehran. (By AFP) By Ramin Mazaheri Thu Nov 28, 2019 08:18AM [Updated: Thu Nov 28, 2019 08:24AM ] Ramin Mazaheri is […]

US Home Price Growth Accelerates For First Time Since Feb 2018

With the home-price bidding-war slowing dramatically, and bubble-central in the Bay Area seeing home prices fade, expectations were for a continued slowdown in national home prices, but, for the first time since Feb 2018, US Case-Shiller 20-City Composite home price growth accelerated in September. The index of property values increased 2.1% from September 2018, higher than […]

Iran vows to punish ‘mercenaries’ behind fuel price protests

TEHRAN, Iran — Iran vowed Sunday to severely punish “mercenaries” arrested over a wave of street unrest sparked by a fuel price hike, as much of the country came back online after a week-long internet blackout. Authorities say calm has been restored and have announced plans to hold a pro-government demonstration to condemn the “rioters” […]

Sweden: The Price Of Migration

Authored by Judith Bergman via The Gatestone Institute, New figures from the European Union’s statistical bureau, Eurostat, show that unemployment is rising in Sweden. According to Eurostat, unemployment there was 7.4% in August, whereas the EU average for August was 6.2 %. This leaves Sweden, on Eurostat’s unemployment ranking of countries, at number 24 out of 28. According to the daily newspaper Expressen, one of […]

Iran summons Swiss ambassador over US comments about petrol price hike unrest: state media

Reuters – Iran’s foreign ministry summoned the Swiss ambassador in Tehran on Wednesday over U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s support for protesters demonstrating about fuel price hikes, the official IRNA news agency reported. Iran told the Swiss envoy, who represents U.S. interests in the Islamic Republic because Iran and the United States do not […]

Beyond the price of gas: Iranian protests raise specter of regime change

Gas prices doubled or even tripled over the weekend, following a decision by the government to cut fuel subsidies and redirect those funds into other social programs. Widespread protests across Iran have escalated into riots in some places, with reports of half a dozen deaths and multiple injuries. The authorities have blamed the US for […]

Top council vows to regularly assist the needy after gasoline price hike

MNA – The Supreme Council of Economic Coordination said Sat. that the government apparatuses will fully cooperate in implementing fuel consumption management, adding that the needy will be paid monthly on a regular basis. Late on Wednesday, the Iranian government announced that it had started a plan to manage the rising gasoline consumption in the […]

Grand Ayatollah calls on Iran Parliament to revoke gasoline price rise

Radio Farda – Grand Ayatollah Safi Golpayegani has called on the Iranian Parliament (Majles) on Saturday, November 16 to revoke the decision to increase the price of gasoline as massive protest demonstrations are raging in the streets of major Iranian cities. Golpaygani who is over 100-years old is one of the most senior and authoritative […]

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