Climate 9th May 2019 Staggering Ice Melt in Greenland

"Scientists aboard a NASA airplane swooped over some of Greenland's largest glaciers on Monday, spotting melted ice and raging rivers. "It's significant, because though it's not nearly summer, large blue ponds have already formed on the icy ground. NASA’s Operation...

Economy 9th May 2019 Trade War Teeters on Knife Edge

"US President Donald Trump said China "broke the deal" in trade talks, ramping up hostilities ahead of negotiations between the two sides. "The comments come as Beijing said it would retaliate with "necessary countermeasures" if the US raises tariffs on Chinese...

Climate 7th May 2019 El Nino Changing Dramatically

"The pattern of El Niño has changed dramatically in recent years, according to the first seasonal record distinguishing different types of El Niño events over the last 400 years. "A new category of El Niño has become far more prevalent in the last few decades than at...

Economy 7th May 2019 Fed Warns on Risky Corporate Debt

"Companies with large amounts of debt are borrowing more money at a breakneck pace, prompting the Federal Reserve to flag the trend as one potential risk in the financial system. "Loans to companies with large amounts of outstanding debt — known as leveraged lending —...

Economy 3rd May 2019 Worldwide Default Ahead

"In the Great Recession, authorities faced enormous pressure to “do something.”. "The Fed cut a quarter-point from 5.25% where it had stayed for some time. A year later, it was down to 2%, and soon to zero. "But the bigger and even more aggressive policy move was in...

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