Run to Gold will be Unbelievable – David Morgan

This post was originally published on this siteBy Greg Hunter’s USAWatchdog.com Precious metals analyst and financial writer David Morgan says we are very close to a bottom in silver. Morgan contends, “I am biased, but objectively, there is no cheaper hard asset out there than silver. I mean it is so undervalued. It’s unwanted, it’s … Read moreRun to Gold will be Unbelievable – David Morgan

WB projects India’s growth for FY19-20 at 7.5%

This post was originally published on this siteThe Bank said India is estimated to have grown 7.2 per cent in fiscal year 2018/19, which ended March 31. A slowdown in government consumption was offset by solid investment, which benefitted from public infrastructure spending. It said India’s urban consumption was supported by a pickup in credit … Read moreWB projects India’s growth for FY19-20 at 7.5%

Justice Department Reaches Agreement with City of Eastpointe, Michigan, Under the Voting Rights Act

This post was originally published on this siteThe Department of Justice announced today that it has entered into an agreement to settle a voting rights lawsuit with the City of Eastpointe, Michigan. The Department’s lawsuit challenges the method of electing the city council in Eastpointe under Section 2 of the Voting Rights Act. Under this … Read moreJustice Department Reaches Agreement with City of Eastpointe, Michigan, Under the Voting Rights Act

Former Supervisor at Louisiana Correctional Facility Sentenced for Role in Conspiracy to Violate Civil Rights of Inmates

This post was originally published on this siteA former captain at the Richwood Correctional Center was sentenced today in U.S. District Court in Monroe, Louisiana, for his role in a conspiracy to violate the civil rights of five inmates. Roderick Douglas, 38, of Monroe, Louisiana, previously pleaded guilty to conspiring with five other corrections officers … Read moreFormer Supervisor at Louisiana Correctional Facility Sentenced for Role in Conspiracy to Violate Civil Rights of Inmates

Department of Justice Opens Review of ASCAP and BMI Consent Decrees

This post was originally published on this site“The ASCAP and BMI decrees have been in existence in some form for over seventy-five years and have effectively regulated how musicians are compensated for the public performance of their musical creations,” said Makan Delrahim, Assistant Attorney General for the Antitrust Division.  “There have been many changes in … Read moreDepartment of Justice Opens Review of ASCAP and BMI Consent Decrees

United States Intervenes In False Claims Act Lawsuit Against Drug Maker Mallinckrodt Alleging Illegal Kickbacks

This post was originally published on this siteThe United States filed a complaint under the False Claims Act against Mallinckrodt ARD LLC, formerly known as Mallinckrodt ARD Inc. and previously Questcor Pharmaceuticals Inc., in the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania, the Department of Justice announced today. The government alleges that Mallinckrodt … Read moreUnited States Intervenes In False Claims Act Lawsuit Against Drug Maker Mallinckrodt Alleging Illegal Kickbacks

Oral Roberts University to Pay Over $300,000 for Allegedly Violating Ban on Incentive Compensation

This post was originally published on this siteOral Roberts University (ORU), based in Tulsa, Oklahoma, will pay $303,502 to resolve allegations under the False Claims Act of submitting false claims to the U.S. Department of Education in violation of the federal ban on incentive-based compensation, the Department of Justice announced. Please follow and like us:

US co to pay $1.1 mn in back wages to H-1B employees including Indians

This post was originally published on this siteAn American employment service company has agreed to pay $1.1 million in back wages to nearly 600 H-1B employees, a large number of whom are highly-skilled Indian IT professionals. This follows an investigation by the Department of Labour’s Wage and Hour Division which found that Populus Group failed … Read moreUS co to pay $1.1 mn in back wages to H-1B employees including Indians

Opioid Manufacturer Insys Therapeutics Agrees to Enter $225 Million Global Resolution of Criminal and Civil Investigations

This post was originally published on this siteOpioid manufacturer Insys Therapeutics agreed to a global resolution to settle the government’s separate criminal and civil investigations, the Department of Justice announced today. As part of the criminal resolution, Insys will enter into a deferred prosecution agreement with the government, Insys’s operating subsidiary will plead guilty to … Read moreOpioid Manufacturer Insys Therapeutics Agrees to Enter $225 Million Global Resolution of Criminal and Civil Investigations

Mortgage Stress Higher Post the Election

This post was originally published on this siteDigital Finance Analytics (DFA) has released the May 2019 mortgage stress and default analysis update.  Perhaps the rate cuts, rise to the minimum wage, and tax cuts ahead may turn the tide, but so far none of this matters for current household budgets. On the other hand more … Read moreMortgage Stress Higher Post the Election

Mortgage Stress Higher Post the Election

This post was originally published on this siteDigital Finance Analytics (DFA) has released the May 2019 mortgage stress and default analysis update.  Perhaps the rate cuts, rise to the minimum wage, and tax cuts ahead may turn the tide, but so far none of this matters for current household budgets. On the other hand more … Read moreMortgage Stress Higher Post the Election

The Banks Respond To The Cash Rate Cut

This post was originally published on this siteThe big four all announced cuts in their variable mortgage rate (around 75% of borrowers are on variable rates), but the amount of the cuts and the timing does vary between banks. Both the RBA Governor and The Treasurer on the record said the banks should pass through … Read moreThe Banks Respond To The Cash Rate Cut

The Banks Respond To The Cash Rate Cut

This post was originally published on this siteThe big four all announced cuts in their variable mortgage rate (around 75% of borrowers are on variable rates), but the amount of the cuts and the timing does vary between banks. Both the RBA Governor and The Treasurer on the record said the banks should pass through … Read moreThe Banks Respond To The Cash Rate Cut

Are Mexican Trade and Immigration Really Unconnected?

This post was originally published on this site When the initial trade talks began that resulted in the original NAFTA, Mexico was included as a partner because of the cacophony of ardent voices who proclaimed that by dealing it in, the Mexican economy would be fundamentally altered by leveling the economic playing field among the … Read moreAre Mexican Trade and Immigration Really Unconnected?

Remarks by U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the the Florida Chamber of Commerce, Miami International Airport

This post was originally published on this siteRemarks by U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the the Florida Chamber of Commerce, Miami International Airport kcpullen@doc.gov Tue, 06/04/2019 – 17:32 Export and investment promotion AS PREPARED FOR DELIVERY Tuesday, June 4, 2019 Office of Public Affairs (202) 482-4883 publicaffairs@doc.gov Wilbur Ross Introduced by Ken Pyatt, … Read moreRemarks by U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross at the the Florida Chamber of Commerce, Miami International Airport

EEOC Sues Greyhound Lines, Inc. For Religious Discrimination

This post was originally published on this siteDallas-based Greyhound Lines, Inc., the largest provider of intercity bus transportation in the United States, violated federal law when it refused to accommodate the religious beliefs of a bus driver, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) charged in a lawsuit it announced today. Please follow and like … Read moreEEOC Sues Greyhound Lines, Inc. For Religious Discrimination

Department of Commerce Releases Report on Critical Minerals

This post was originally published on this siteDepartment of Commerce Releases Report on Critical Minerals The Department Sets 24 Goals to Safeguard American Access to Crucial Commodities dkunkel@doc.gov Tue, 06/04/2019 – 16:32 Environmental data FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, June 4, 2019 Office of Public Affairs (202) 482-4883 publicaffairs@doc.gov WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. Department of … Read moreDepartment of Commerce Releases Report on Critical Minerals

Peter Morici: China is a renegade state

This post was originally published on this siteExcerpt: “In President Xi’s mind, China is riding the great arch of history to a place where it makes the rules, and supplicants like the Europeans, Americans and Asian neighbors adhere to its vision.” President Trump enjoys bipartisan support for his tough stand on China but Democrats and … Read morePeter Morici: China is a renegade state

A Plan For Economic Patriotism

This post was originally published on this siteEditors note: This is Senator Elizabeth Warren‘s “economic patriotism” platform in her own words. It shows that many of the ideas on exchange rates, globalization and jobs are bipartisan. I come from a patriotic family. All three of my brothers joined the military. And I’m deeply grateful for … Read moreA Plan For Economic Patriotism

Elizabeth Warren’s New Economic Plan Tears into Trump on Trade

This post was originally published on this siteEditors note: Elizabeth Warren proposes a Democratic response to the Trump MAGA agenda, incorporating some of it. Economic patriotism in trade and industrial policy are key messaging components.  Remember when she created a new agency? As president, she wants to do it again. Please follow and like us:

Body of swimmer who drowned during birthday celebration recovered

This post was originally published on this siteNRI Pulse Staff Report Atlanta, GA, June 4, 2019: New Jersey State Police recovered the body of Avinash Kuna, 32, of Parsippany, N.J., from Henderson Cove on Lake Hopatcong yesterday. Kuna was last seen Saturday, June 1, when he entered the water from a pontoon boat and submerged … Read moreBody of swimmer who drowned during birthday celebration recovered

In the Era of Split-Screen Views of the Border, Each Side Has Its Story, and the Political Implications Are Enormous

This post was originally published on this site In the land of Mika and Maddow, the “Trump-is-the-crisis” story line is the overriding concern. Meanwhile, over at Fox and Friends, hosts Peter Doocy and Brian Kilmeade were tearing their hair out over what they see as the Democrats’ feckless and inert mishandling of this moment at … Read moreIn the Era of Split-Screen Views of the Border, Each Side Has Its Story, and the Political Implications Are Enormous

USCIS Removed Asylum Training Documents from Website at Direction of Top Brass

This post was originally published on this site A FOIA response provides an unusual look at the removal of a series of asylum officer training documents, and a top official’s insistence that they not be archived. In May of 2018, the Web Integrity Project wrote about the removal of a series of training materials — … Read moreUSCIS Removed Asylum Training Documents from Website at Direction of Top Brass

A Federal Strategy to Ensure Secure and Reliable Supplies of Critical Minerals

This post was originally published on this siteA Federal Strategy to Ensure Secure and Reliable Supplies of Critical Minerals kcpullen@doc.gov Tue, 06/04/2019 – 15:02 Tuesday, June 4, 2019 A Federal Strategy to Ensure Secure and Reliable Supplies of Critical Minerals   Attachment Size A Federal Strategy to Ensure Secure and Reliable Supplies of Critical Minerals … Read moreA Federal Strategy to Ensure Secure and Reliable Supplies of Critical Minerals

SCOTUS Refuses to Expedite DACA Decision

This post was originally published on this site Tue, Jun 4th 2019 @ 2:55 pm EDT Just days after the Trump Administration petitioned the Supreme Court to fast track a case involving the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) amnesty, the justices turned down the request without comment. The high court could still take up the case … Read moreSCOTUS Refuses to Expedite DACA Decision

(What’s Left of) Our Economy: Time to Investigate China’s Enablers in the Trade War

This post was originally published on this siteFor decades (decades!), when describing how U.S. trade policy should be overhauled, I’ve emphasized that Washington’s approach needs to be not onl “tougher” or “stronger” — as per the favored terms of politicians and reporters.  It needs to be smarter and more nimble as well. So here’s to … Read more(What’s Left of) Our Economy: Time to Investigate China’s Enablers in the Trade War

Statement Following Letter from House Oversight and Reform Committee Chairman Elijah Cummings

This post was originally published on this siteStatement Following Letter from House Oversight and Reform Committee Chairman Elijah Cummings kcpullen@doc.gov Tue, 06/04/2019 – 14:20 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Monday, June 3, 2019 Office of Public Affairs (202) 482-4883 publicaffairs@doc.gov On June 3, 2019, the Department of Commerce released the statement below following a letter from House … Read moreStatement Following Letter from House Oversight and Reform Committee Chairman Elijah Cummings