April 23, 2021

Archives for April 6, 2021

Here’s where house builders have taken their foot off the gas since 2015

The latest new-build property market insight from the sector experts, BuildScan, has revealed which areas of the nation have seen housebuilders take their foot off the gas in the last five years where housing delivery is concerned.  BuildScan’s analysis of housing delivery over the last five years shows that 792,890 new homes have been built across England […]

2021 Scotiabank Concacaf Champions League – COVID 19 Update

The 2021 Scotiabank Concacaf Champions League commences this week with eight first leg Round of 16 matches. The region’s premier men’s club competition begins with three games played tonight (Tuesday, April 6, 2021): CD Marathon v Portland Timbers; LD Alajualense v Atlanta United; and Arcahaie FC v Cruz Azul. They are followed by a further […]

IMF Global Financial Stability Report

The IMF says that countries should continue to keep money and financial policies loose while the global economy is rebuilding steam in it’s Global Financial Stability Report Tuesday (April 6). “The global economy is beginning to emerge from the economic shock caused by the Covid-19 virus. The economy has benefited from extraordinary policy measures that […]

Why the U.S. shouldn’t play games with cyberwarfare as its power declines

Cybersecurity threats are emerging as one of the most serious challenges of the 21st century. The U.S. and its NATO allies have turned down every attempt within the UN framework for banning cyberweapons. By Prabir Purkayastha / Globetrotter Two major cyberhacks—of SolarWinds and Microsoft Exchange Server—have affected a whole range of computer systems worldwide. Both are supply chain […]

Twitter and Facebook bans ‘Haven’t silenced me,’ Trump tells Newsmax

By Cody Derespina From Newsmax Despite high-profile Twitter and Facebook bans – that continue to be enforced – former President Donald Trump told Newsmax on Tuesday that social media companies have not succeeded in stifling his voice or muffling his message. Trump was coy about his reported return to social media, which is believed to be just […]

US: Ex-MLB Commissioner Fay Vincent rips decision to move All-Star Game

By Jeffrey Rodack From NEWSMAX Former baseball Commissioner Fay Vincent says current MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred made “a serious mistake” by rushing to move the All-Star game out of Atlanta. Vincent’s remarks came in a column posted by The Wall Street Journal on Tuesday. “Major League Baseball decided last week to move the All-Star Game out of Atlanta after the […]

Vistra’s Global Head of Capital Markets, Navita Yadav, relocates to London

Vistra reiterates its commitment to capital markets and launches Loan Market Solutions London, 7 April 2021 – Vistra, a leading provider of expert advisory and administrative support to Fund, Corporate, Capital Market and Private Wealth clients, announces today the launch of their Global Capital Markets – ‘Loan Market Solutions’, coinciding with the relocation of Navita Yadav, […]

BVI: Under bill, whistleblowers could get 10 percent cut

by Dana Kampa From The BVI Beacon Legislation protecting people who sound the alarm about corruption and other illegal activity in the public or private sector made it to the House of Assembly this month, and the proposed law has now been published. When presenting the bill for a first reading on March 4, Premier Andrew Fahie said […]

Iconic mansion from ‘The Godfather’

The iconic mansion from ‘The Godfather’ is back on the market at a $105 million discount. Look inside the Beverly Hills estate. By Katie Warren From Business Insider The iconic mansion seen in 1972 classic film “The Godfather” is back on the market for $89.75 million. That’s a roughly $105 million discount from its $195 […]

April Fool’s Day

From EVERYTHING EVERYWHERE DAILY HISTORY PODCAST Every day on April 1st, you have to be careful what you read and hear. This day, known to accounts as the beginning of the second quarter, is known to most people as April Fool’s Day.  Why do we have a day where we try to trick people, and […]