Category: Global

Global Consumer Group Calls for Defunding WHO, Praises Trump’s Probe
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Global Consumer Group Calls for Defunding WHO, Praises Trump’s Probe

Consumer Choice Center, a global consumer advocacy group, is launching a campaign to defund the World Health Organization (WHO) and is praising President Donald Trump for his remarks at Tuesday’s coronavirus press briefing when he said he would be looking into the massive funding the United States gives to WHO annually. Trump at the press…

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Global Savings Group acquires French cashback company iGraal for €123.5M
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Global Savings Group acquires French cashback company iGraal for €123.5M

Germany’s Global Savings Group (GSG), the e-commerce content company, has acquired French cashback company iGraal for €123.5 million in a mixture of cash and stock. Specifically, the deal was reached with iGraal’s majority owner M6 Group, and consists of €35 million in cash and the remaining made up of an exchange of shares. The acquisition…

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Global Elites Flee Chinese Coronavirus Threat on Private Jets
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Global Elites Flee Chinese Coronavirus Threat on Private Jets

As the commercial airline industry grounds itself and travel restrictions bite in the face of the Chinese coronavirus pandemic, the private jet alternative is thriving thanks to the insatiable demands of the wealthy and the well-connected. According to AFP, the demand from the super rich has never been stronger. Richard Zaher, CEO of a U.S.-based private…

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RTP Global outs new $650M early-stage fund to back tech in US, Europe, India and South-East Asia
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RTP Global outs new $650M early-stage fund to back tech in US, Europe, India and South-East Asia

RTP Global, the VC firm founded by Russian entrepreneur and investor Leonid Boguslavsky, is announcing a new $650 million fund to continue backing early-stage tech startups, primarily at Series A but also some late seed deals and Series B. Of note, the VC’s last fund was launched in December 2017 and totalled $200 million, so…

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Global U.S. Dollar Shortage to Benefit Bitcoin, Says Crypto Twitter’s Biggest Bull
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Global U.S. Dollar Shortage to Benefit Bitcoin, Says Crypto Twitter’s Biggest Bull

Many have been bearish on bitcoin after the dominant cryptocurrency breached support of $9,000 in September. The month-long consolidation around $8,000 is not helping either. It is only giving bitcoin haters more reason to scream their bearish outlook. Peter Schiff forecasting bitcoin to plummet to $2,000. | Source: TwitterBitcoin’s technicals may not be pretty but…

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Global Recession Coming in 2020, Warns Yet Another Research Firm
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Global Recession Coming in 2020, Warns Yet Another Research Firm

Financial intelligence and analysis firm Moody’s Analytics is the latest to inject itself into the global economic recession debate further adding to the jitters. Per the firm’s chief economist, Mark Zandi, the risks of a global economic recession are currently ‘awfully high’, according to CNBC. And even if an outright recession is avoided, Zandi warned,…

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Global Stocks Slump as Analysts Forecast 30% Gold Rally in 2020
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Global Stocks Slump as Analysts Forecast 30% Gold Rally in 2020

As global stocks continue to slip fueled by the correction of Asian markets, analysts expect the gold price to surge by 30 percent heading into 2020. The Nikkei 225, a stock market index for the Tokyo stock exchange, plummeted by over two percent on the day alongside South Korea’s Kospi and China’s SSE Composite, which…

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Global Markets Wait in Anticipation for Game-Changing ECB Policy Decision – CCN.com
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Global Markets Wait in Anticipation for Game-Changing ECB Policy Decision – CCN.com

The European Central Bank is expected to unleash new stimulus measures on Thursday. | Image: ShutterstockAsian stocks traded mostly higher on Wednesday, while U.S. Treasurys notched fresh monthly peaks ahead of one of the most anticipated central-bank meetings of 2019.In less than 36 hours, the European Central Bank (ECB) will deliver a policy statement that…

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