Japanese Scientists Find New Coronavirus Transmission Route in Breakthrough Study

Scientists in Japan discovered that micro particles could be causing coronavirus to spread much faster. Simple conversations in close proximity could spread the virus without coughs and sneezes. Solutions to better contain the virus will emerge as scientists break down how it spreads. Scientists in Japan have found a third transmission route for coronavirus in a breakthrough study. Some are hopeful that the new findings could significantly reduce the spread of the virus in the coming weeks. Mainstream news agency NHK reported: So far, we have considered 2 main routes…

Did the Fed Just Accidentally Trigger a Housing Market Crash?

The Federal Reserve just bought $250 billion of mortgage-backed securities in a bid to strengthen the markets. But the move caused a tsunami of margin calls across the mortgage banker industry. Some warned they could go bankrupt within days. Homebuyer demand has dried up and millions of mortgage delinquencies loom. The Federal Reserve unloaded its bazooka of stimulus all over the markets in the last two weeks. But there’s some major collateral damage. By flooding the markets with money, they may have accidentally trigged a housing market crash. The Mortgage…

Japan Lied About Coronavirus to Keep Olympics, Former PM Says

Tokyo’s sudden spike in coronavirus cases has raised questions about the government’s transparency. Some are accusing  Japan of purposefully understating coronavirus numbers to keep the Olympics from being cancelled. A lack of trust between governments around the world is emerging amid the crisis. The global coronavirus pandemic has been amplified in recent days by a growing mistrust between governments around the world. China has been at the center of conspiracies claiming government officials have been understating case and death numbers. But Japan has recently come under fire as the nation’s…

Westworld Heats Up, But Season 3 Is Nothing But Glorified Scrap Metal

Fans are going wild for season 3 of Westworld, but the show is a poor substitute for Game of Thrones. The premise of the series might be original, but showrunners need to think bigger. Westworld is so desperately trying to ride on the coattails of GoT that it’s become unbearable to watch. I’ll make this clear from the very beginning. I don’t get Westworld. I never have, and I never will. It’s not that I don’t understand the premise. It’s a dystopian thriller that pits humans against andorids they’ve abused…

Dow Futures Panic Because 6-Month Lockdowns Risk Stock Market Coma

Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) futures swung wildly ahead of the Wall Street open Monday. Trump admitted that coronavirus lockdowns must continue beyond his optimistic Easter deadline. Health experts say it should be even longer, recommending up to six months of restrictions. The stock market looks poised for a nervous open on Monday after last week’s record-breaking relief rally. Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) futures fell as much as 1% in the premarket session. Investors are adjusting to the reality that coronavirus lockdowns may extend for months. A new report…

GameStop’s COVID-19 Plastic Bag Insanity is Reckless Employee Endangerment

GameStop continues to flaunt ‘essential’ service rules, peddling products through a curbside Delivery@Door service. The retailer has instructed employees to use a plastic bag to protect themselves from the coronavirus during contact with customers. GameStop says it is working diligently to provide ‘safest environment possible’ for customers and employees. Earlier this month, GameStop attempted to side-step shelter-in-place directives that saw all but essential businesses forced to shutter their doors to curb the spread of the coronavirus in several cities and states. The US games retailer justified keeping stores open by…

U.S. Futures Fall With Threat of Desperate Food Shortage Crisis

The U.S. stock market is on track to open with a minor correction after a 4% drop on Friday. The UN has warned of a serious food crisis as supply chains see lacking resources. Retail investors’ stock appetite is expected to decline over the coming weeks as millions of people face unemployment and food shortage. The U.S. stock market is set to open with a minor pullback, reversing from an initial rebound in pre-market trading. Stocks are expected to see another extremely volatile week as the United Nations warns a…

Coronavirus Could Kill Physical Media – and That’s a Good Thing

The Coronavirus Pandemic is shutting down stores all across the world, having a negative impact on physical game sales. With these sales already on the decline each year, it seems likely that this pandemic could be devastating for physical formats. By the time this pandemic is over physical gaming could be almost completely extinct. The coronavirus pandemic is having far-reaching consequences. The severity of these consequences will likely not be clear until after the pandemic is over. A large part of the effect has been on how retail works. With…

Strain on Sovereign Wealth Funds Could Spark Another Stock Market Plunge

The U.S. stock market is at risk of a further sell-off as sovereign wealth funds ready to dump stocks. Oil prices are straining the cash-buffer of wealth funds, and selling stocks would alleviate some pressure. The U.S. economy faces additional pain as regional economies slump. The U.S. stock market has recovered by 16.3% since hitting its new low on March 23. The $2 trillion relief bill alleviated pressure off of equities. But, as sovereign wealth funds prepare to sell stocks in the near-term, equities face another sell-off. JPMorgan strategist Nikolaos…

U.S. Coronavirus Deaths to Hit 200,000 as New York Refugees Spread Deadly Infection

The coronavirus will probably kill up to 200,000 Americans, White House advisor Dr. Fauci warns. This comes as plans to quarantine the New York tri-state area fall through. Infected New Yorkers are spreading the virus all over the country, despite efforts from state governors. The coronavirus has already infected 135,627 Americans and killed 2,384. But this is only the beginning. According to Dr. Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, the virus will eventually kill 100,000 – 200,000 in the United States alone. His remarks come…