ECB’s Lagarde Calls For Global Regulation Of “Reprehensible” Bitcoin

Authored by Paul Joseph Watson via Summit News,President of the European Central Bank Christine Lagarde has called for global regulations on Bitcoin, labeling the cryptocurrency “reprehensible.”Lagarde made the comments during a Reuters Next conference earlier today, during which she asserted that Bitcoin was not a currency.“When you look at the...

Only One Number Mattered To Global Markets In 2020

Authored by Robert Burgess, op-ed via BloombergQuint.com,When it came to financial markets in 2020, the most frequently asked question was why. Why, in the midst of a global pandemic that has killed some 1.7 million people worldwide and plunged the economy into the worst crisis since the Great Depression, did equity markets...

Global Outrage Follows Trump Pardons Of Blackwater Mercenaries Who Killed 17 Iraqis

Authored by Brett Wilkins via via CommonDreams.org,A senior United Nations human rights official on Wednesday added her voice to the chorus of condemnation of President Donald Trump's pardons for four U.S. mercenaries convicted of massacring 17 Iraqi civilians in 2007. Marta Hurtado, a spokesperson for the U.N. Office of the High Commissioner for Human...