Beirut Explosion: Aerial Video Reveals Full Extent of Damage

A massive explosion at Lebanon’s main port rocked Beirut, overwhelming hospitals dealing with the injured and dying. The blast was so large it blew out windows across the capital and was even heard from Cyprus. Authorities say it was caused by highly explosive materials at the port, but didn’t say whether it was an accident … Read more Beirut Explosion: Aerial Video Reveals Full Extent of Damage

Wall Street Is Torn on Whether a Biden Win Would Bring Joy or Misery

As President Donald Trump’s poll numbers continue to sink, Wall Street is starting to envision Washington under Joe Biden — a scenario that many executives say they welcome. But to some pessimists, the upbeat view underestimates the rising influence of progressive Democrats who are demanding a clampdown on banks, hedge funds and private-equity firms. Those … Read more Wall Street Is Torn on Whether a Biden Win Would Bring Joy or Misery

Boys’ lemonade stand raises thousands for Yemen crisis – BBC News

Six year-old Ayaan and Mikaeel, along with their community, have raised more than £37,000 for the Yemen crisis. With the ongoing conflict in Yemen tens of thousands of lives have been lost. An estimated 24m people, equivalent to 80% of the country’s population, are now in need of humanitarian aid to survive. The scale of … Read more Boys’ lemonade stand raises thousands for Yemen crisis – BBC News

Millions in Chile tap into pension funds amid pandemic

Long queues are forming outside banks in Chile as millions of customers withdraw billions of dollars. They are dipping into their pension funds to help them get through the tough times of the pandemic. Al Jazeera’s Lucia Newman reports from the capital, Santiago. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/AJEnglish … Read more Millions in Chile tap into pension funds amid pandemic

JobSeeker applicants locked out by changes to liquid assets test | ABC News

Changes made to the “liquid assets” test — which measures what the Governments deems “funds readily available to you” mean some JobSeeker applicants can be denied their claim for up to 13 weeks. For many who have lost their jobs during the COVID-19 pandemic, it can feel as though they are being punished for having … Read more JobSeeker applicants locked out by changes to liquid assets test | ABC News

Fed sticks to dovish tone amid no signs of virus easing.

The FOMC members indicated the Fed funds rate will remain unchanged or near zero until at least the end of 2022. Insights via @CME Group: https://openmarkets.cmegroup.com/quicktake?utm_source=youtube&utm_medium=paid_social&utm_campaign=quicktake_evergreen&utm_content=more_insights Subscribe to our YouTube channel: https://bit.ly/2TwO8Gm QUICKTAKE ON SOCIAL: Follow QuickTake on Twitter: twitter.com/quicktake Like QuickTake on Facebook: facebook.com/quicktake Follow QuickTake on Instagram: instagram.com/quicktake Subscribe to our newsletter: https://bit.ly/2FJ0oQZ … Read more Fed sticks to dovish tone amid no signs of virus easing.

Keiser Report | When Life Imitates Money Printer Go Brrr Art | E1573

In this episode of the Keiser Report, Max and Stacy discuss the front page of the Economist asking if central bank money printing has an end. They look at historical gold, dollar and Fed Funds rate charts to see if they can’t find answers in there. In the second half, Max interviews Jack Mallers about … Read more Keiser Report | When Life Imitates Money Printer Go Brrr Art | E1573

New details on man accused of using COVID relief funds to buy Lamborghini

He was also fined for not wearing a mask. ABC’s Kenneth Moton has more. SUBSCRIBE to ABC NEWS: https://bit.ly/2vZb6yP Watch More on http://abcnews.go.com/ LIKE ABC News on FACEBOOK https://www.facebook.com/abcnews FOLLOW ABC News on TWITTER: https://twitter.com/abc GOOD MORNING AMERICA’S HOMEPAGE: https://www.goodmorningamerica.com/

DWS CFO Peel on $10.2 Billion Client Inflows, Rebound From Market Rout

Jul.29 — DWS Group Chief Financial Officer Claire Peel talks on “Bloomberg Markets: European Open” after the asset manager raked in 8.7 billion euros ($10.2 billion) of new client cash in the second quarter, rebounding from the coronavirus market rout on the strength of its passive funds.

Najib Conviction Bolsters Malaysia Leader’s Hopes of Staying On

The guilty verdict against former prime minister Najib Razak in the first of the 1MDB trials could strengthen the current government’s hand after months of political turmoil. Najib faces at least 12 years in prison after the High Court on Tuesday found him guilty of all seven charges in a case involving millions he received … Read more Najib Conviction Bolsters Malaysia Leader’s Hopes of Staying On

Sen. Duckworth: Unemployed Americans ‘need this money’

Sen. Tammy Duckworth discusses the debate over extending unemployment funds, whether schools can safely reopen, and Joe Biden’s vice presidential search. ABC News Live Prime, Weekdays at 7EST & 9EST WATCH the ABC News Live Stream Here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=w_Ma8oQLmSM SUBSCRIBE to ABC NEWS: https://bit.ly/2vZb6yP Watch More on http://abcnews.go.com/ LIKE ABC News on FACEBOOK https://www.facebook.com/abcnews FOLLOW ABC … Read more Sen. Duckworth: Unemployed Americans ‘need this money’

Biden Unveils Plan to Address Economic Racial Inequality in Delaware Campaign Speech

(July 28) Joe Biden’s campaign announced a series of steps Tuesday designed to bridge racial economic gaps in the U.S. and promised he would work toward a more diverse Federal Reserve Board that would help minorities access funds and economic development. Biden’s plan calls for an amendment to the Federal Reserve Act that would “require … Read more Biden Unveils Plan to Address Economic Racial Inequality in Delaware Campaign Speech

Education officials and experts discuss coronavirus & K-12 schools (Full Stream 7/28)

As COVID-19 continues to surge across the country, local, state and federal officials are debating how to safely reopen K-12 schools. School districts need funds to implement social-distancing measures and teachers are calling for better testing, contact tracing, and access to personal protective equipment. Washington Post reporter Eugene Scott talks with Lily Eskelsen García, the … Read more Education officials and experts discuss coronavirus & K-12 schools (Full Stream 7/28)

Bitcoin Rides to Year High on Back of Gold Rally, Dollar Slump

Bitcoin surged to the highest in almost a year as the slump in the dollar and rally in gold bolstered the notion that cryptocurrencies will emerge as a viable alternative to traditional monetary systems. The largest digital token climbed as much as 15% to $10,944, the highest price since August. The rally accelerated after the … Read more Bitcoin Rides to Year High on Back of Gold Rally, Dollar Slump

Argentina Has Reached Maximum Point in Bond Offer: Guzman

Jul.28 — Argentina’s Economy Minister Martin Guzman says the country is fully committed to fiscal consolidation as a group of creditors seeking to extract better terms from the government in its $65 billion debt restructuring says they have added large funds to their bloc. He speaks with Bloomberg’s Guy Johnson and Alix Steel on “Bloomberg … Read more Argentina Has Reached Maximum Point in Bond Offer: Guzman