Chinese & Indian households getting richer during Covid pandemic while wealth in US declines – Credit Suisse

A new report by Credit Suisse has found that the coronavirus pandemic has led to a decline in individual wealth worldwide. However, household wealth in China and India has bucked the trend. … Read More >Chinese & Indian households getting richer during Covid pandemic while wealth in US declines – Credit Suisse

Hariri returns as Lebanon’s prime minister, pledges to stop country’s economic collapse

Former Lebanese PM Saad Hariri has been tasked with forming a new government, a year after his cabinet was toppled amid mass protests, and months after his successor’s government resigned after a deadly explosion in Beirut port. … Read More >Hariri returns as Lebanon’s prime minister, pledges to stop country’s economic collapse

Cracking down on poor people’? UK govt reportedly wants to deter Universal Credit fraud by snooping on claimants’ bank accounts

The UK government reportedly plans to monitor bank account data in order to ensure that people receiving unemployment benefits aren’t cheating the system, sparking furor as the country suffers from record unemployment. … Read More >Cracking down on poor people’? UK govt reportedly wants to deter Universal Credit fraud by snooping on claimants’ bank accounts

Democratic elections sweep may be good for stock market in the short-run, but ‘the dollar is going to get KILLED’ – Peter Schiff

As markets begin to handicap the US presidential race, they seem to be viewing a Biden win as a positive for the stock market, which doesn’t really make sense, according to economist Peter Schiff. … Read More >Democratic elections sweep may be good for stock market in the short-run, but ‘the dollar is going to get KILLED’ – Peter Schiff

Every cloud? Trade minister Manturov says major collapse in value of ruble this year has been ‘awesome’ for Russian business

With the value of his currency down over 20 percent since January, you’d have thought Russia’s trade minister would be worried. On the contrary, Denis Manturov has called it “awesome,” lauding its benefits for many businesses. … Read More >Every cloud? Trade minister Manturov says major collapse in value of ruble this year has been ‘awesome’ for Russian business

Twin-demic season: Covid & flu collide

As dozens of states report upticks in Covid cases while we hurtle toward flu season, it’s become clear the “twin-demic” that experts have warned us about is becoming a reality. Dr Joe Alton stresses the importance of getting your flu shot, and breaks down how best to decipher “Covid-like” symptoms, including red flags to look for before seeking treatment … Read More >Twin-demic season: Covid & flu collide