Brent crude drops below $45-a-barrel mark for the first time since March 2009
NASDAQ 100 SEPTEMBER FUTURES HIT CIRCUIT BREAKER, HALTED - RTRS
Jack Lew, speaking at the Brookings Institution in July, confidently assured that Americans were immune from weakening markets in China.
Three weeks ago, when we last looked at the collapse in trade along what may be the most trafficked route involving China, i.e., from Asia to Northern Europe, we noted that while that particular shipping freight rate Europe had crashed some 23% on ju
Italy's coastguard on Saturday successfully coordinated the rescue of around 3000 migrants in the Mediterranean after receiving distress calls from more than 20 overcrowded vessels drifting in waters off Libya.
Ukraine Failed Attempt to 'Break Russia'? Kissinger Warns U.S. "Stop Backing Kiev At All Costs"
Who could have seen this coming?
South Korea and North Korea were holding their first high-level talks in nearly a year at a border village on Saturday to defuse mounting tensions that have pushed the rivals to the brink of a possible military confrontation.
Reuters Breakingviews (Edward Chancellor): "Financial markets, like religions, are faith-based networks.
The fear of individuality comes from the apprehension that a human, unchained and alive, might create something that would expose the titanic hoax of the collective and the group; the apprehension that an individual might create something undeniably
Former US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger has hit out at American and European Ukraine policy, saying it ignores Russia's relationship with its neighbor, and has called for cooperation between the White House and the Kremlin on the issue.
n the wake of the world's largest ever renege on campaign promises in the shortest period of time, Greek prime minister Alexis Tsipras' Syriza party splintered. Tsipras lost his ruling coalition and would likely have not survived a vote of confidence
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) -- A Los Angeles-area hospital said Wednesday that some of its patients contracted an antibiotic-resistant "superbug" that has been linked to a type of medical scope and infected dozens of people around the country.
The July index of leading indicators, from The Conference Board, cratered in July. The self-referential index (which includes Treasury yields) tumbled to -0.2% as the curve steepened. The last time it was weaker than this was March 2013.
Electric cars are an idea that could radically change the impact that we have on the environment when we travel, but there are currently a few limitations that are preventing these cars from reaching their full potential in the global market.
You can stop waiting for a global financial crisis to happen.
The Chinese and Russian navies are gearing up for their largest-ever joint exercises, slated to begin Thursday in the Pacific with more than 20 ships and featuring anti-submarine operations as well as a joint-beach landing.
Europe is being overrun by refugees from Washington's, and Israel's, hegemonic policies in the Middle East and North Africa that are resulting in the slaughter of massive numbers of civilians. The inflows are so heavy that European governments ar
Meanwhile, the radioactive plume released into the Pacific Ocean following the Fukushima nuclear disaster draws ever closer to North America's western coast. At the same time, radioactive material is still pouring into the sea from the Fukushima site
Leena Jang is surrounded by soap. Every box -- and there are thousands of them -- bears her face and name. They cover almost every surface in her small TV studio, stacked precariously on equipment and packed into cardboard boxes beneath overflowing
Apple, Amazon, Facebook and Google's well-intentioned capitalism has begun to resemble the ruthless corporatism more commonly associated with Wall Street
Zebpay's newly released mobile payment service enables its users to pay for DTH (direct broadcast satellite), mobile airtime and data card using bitcoin.
Donald Trump sits behind his desk on the 26th floor of Trump Tower in Manhattan. It is 2pm, and he has just got off the phone with America's most famous football player, Tom Brady.
A Documentary Film by Adam Green Hundreds of news clips, declassified documents, and evidence demonstrating the establishment media's propaganda campaign against conspiracy theories and the truth.
Could it be possible that Russian reporters have more freedom to talk about important issues than reporters that work for the major corporate conglomerates in the United States do? Of course the Russian media is far from perfect.
There's an image going round that sums up just how ridiculous Venezuela's economy has become.
"The EPA's climate rule has no discernible impact on climate change and may cause thousands of premature deaths in the United States," according to a recent report by the free market Institute for Energy Research (IER).
Cargotecture is an easy and affordable way to ease the homelessness crisis.
Report: All Out War As Russia Prepares To Deploy 50,000 Troops To Ukraine: "Cities Burning, Hundreds Dead"