May 17, 2022

Bezos Bummer: Amazon Reports Almost $4 Billion Loss, Stock Nosedives

E-commerce giant Amazon has suffered a significant drop in share value following a recently reported loss in the first quarter of 2022 of $3.8 billion. As of Friday afternoon, Amazon shares are down more than 15 percent in intraday trading. CNBC reports that shares of Amazon dropped by as much as 15 percent on Friday following…

Moderna Raises Full-Year COVID Vaccine Sales Forecast to $21 Billion

A vial and sryinge are seen in front of a displayed Moderna logo in this illustration taken on Jan. 11, 2021. (Dado Ruvic/Reuters) Moderna Inc on Thursday raised its full-year forecast for sales of its COVID-19 vaccine to roughly $21 billion from $19 billion. The company in February forecast sales of $19 billion from its…

Chuck Schumer Pushes $1.5 Billion for Gun Control

On Sunday, Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) pushed for the federal government to allocate $1.5 billion to fund new gun control actions by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives (ATF). The New York Post reported that Schumer wants to use the funds to get the ATF behind the Interstate Task Force on Illegal Guns. The…

Christmas Box Office: ‘Spider-Man’ Nears Half a Billion in North America, ‘Matrix 4’ Bombs in 3rd Place

(AP) Peter Parker’s good fortune continued over the holiday weekend. Even with some mighty competition from new Matrix and Sing movies, and rising concerns over the omicron variant, “Spider-Man: No Way Home” stayed in the No. 1 spot and netted a few more milestones too including crossing the $1 billion mark globally. According to studio…

Rohingya Sue Facebook for $150 Billion Over Failure to Curb Myanmar Hate Speech

Rohingya refugees filed a $150 billion lawsuit against Facebook over its failure to curb misinformation and hate speech on its platform, which “amounted to a substantial cause, and eventual perpetuation of, the Rohingya genocide” in Burma, also known as Myanmar. Lawyers in the United Kingdom and the United States launched legal campaigns against Facebook’s parent…

Whales Love Shiba Inu: Top 1,000 Ethereum Wallets Hold $2.36 Billion SHIB

The 1,000 richest Ethereum (ETH) wallets hold more than $2.36 billion worth of Shiba Inu (SHIB) combined. What Happened According to data from WhaleStats, Shiba Inu is now the top ERC-20 token holding amongst Ethereum whales, excluding ETH itself. At the time of writing, the top 1,000 ETH wallets held a combined value of $2,365,211,253 which represented 21.18 percent of…

Higher Gas Prices Cut Household Income by $120 Billion

Retail gasoline prices have risen by a dollar over the past 12 months as the economy began to reopen, increasing demand for fuel. Higher pump prices are now crimping consumer budgets and putting a brake on household spending on non-energy items, according to analysts. Prices at the pump as of Oct…

Afghan Central Bank’s $10 Billion in Reserves Remain Off Limits to Taliban

The U.S. has successfully prevented the Taliban terror group from accessing roughly $10 billion in reserves in Afghanistan’s central bank, the New York Post reported Tuesday. While assessing Afghanistan’s rapidly deteriorating economy following the Taliban’s takeover of the country last month, the Post cited a September 8 article by Bloomberg News detailing how the U.S.…

China-Pandering LeBron James Becomes NBA’s First $1 Billion Player

Lakers star LeBron James appears to be cashing in as the NBA’s first active billion-dollar player as his deals in China, Hollywood, as well as his lucrative investments and sponsorships in Nike and other brands grow. Since he was first drafted into the NBA in 2003, James has already raked in more than $330 million…

Republicans Make $928 Billion Counteroffer on Infrastructure, Joe Biden’s Offer at $1.7 Trillion

Senate Republicans have offered a second infrastructure counter proposal of $928 billion over eight years on Thursday, as the Biden administration’s stands at $1.7 trillion. The new new offer includes: $506 billion for roads, bridges, and major projects $89 billion for rail $21 billion for safety $22 billion for waterways $56 billion for airports $22…

Amazon Gobbles Up MGM in $8.45 Billion Acquisition; Takes Over James Bond, ‘Rocky’ Movies

Amazon is officially acquiring the legendary Hollywood studio MGM in a blockbuster billion deal that will boost the Silicon Valley giant’s already sizable presence in Hollywood and give a competitive edge to its Prime Video streaming service. In an announcement Wednesday morning, Amazon and MGM said they have entered into a definitive merger agreement under…

Report: Robinhood Raised $3.4 Billion Since Thursday

Robinhood has tapped investors for another $2.4 billion over the weekend, bringing its total since last week to $3.4 billion, according to the Wall Street Journal. The company has seen a surge in trading thanks to the rocketing of stocks like GameStop, testing the app-based broker’s ability to meet collateral requirements from the behind the scenes…

Dominion Voting Systems Sues Sidney Powell For Libel, Seeks $1.3 Billion

January 08, 2021 12:36 PM ET Dominion Voting Systems filed a $1.3 billion defamation lawsuit Friday against Trump lawyer Sidney Powell over “wild accusations” that the company rigged the election to ensure victory for President-elect Joe Biden. Powell has claimed that the Dominion, whose vote-counting equipment was used by multiple states in November’s elections, purposefully…

Chinese Companies Made E1.5 Billion from Italy During Pandemic

The left-wing Italian government has spent €1.57 billion on supplies from Chinese companies during the Wuhan virus pandemic. From January 31st to November 17th, the leftist coalition spent €4.73 billion, much of which went on medical supplies and other items, with 36.25 per cent of the cash going to foreign companies. Of the 1.71 billion…

UN says 1 billion students affected by closures, largest amount in history

The United Nations chief says the coronavirus pandemic has led to the largest disruption of education in history, with schools closed in more than 160 countries in mid-July affecting more than 1 billion students.In addition, Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said Tuesday that at least 40 million children worldwide have missed out on education “in their critical…

American Donations to Charities Set Record in 2017 – Gifts Exceeded $400 Billion for 1st Time in History!

Americans gifted more money to charities in 2017 than any other year in recorded history, surpassing more than $400 billion in donations! According to GivingUSA.org Americans set a record in giving in 2017 due to a booming stock market and a strong economy.  All together Americans gave an estimated $410.02 billion in 2017, according to […]

Trump Trolls Obama: It Didn’t Take $150 Billion To Do North Korean Deal

In an interview with ABC News’ George Stephanopoulos, President Donald Trump took a swipe at former President Barack Obama, suggesting that he was able to secure a deal with a rogue nuclear nation without dropping pallets full of cash on Tehran tarmacs. Many of the same media figures who’ve scoffed at Trump’s attempt to ink […]

Record exports cut US trade deficit to $49 billion.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Record exports trimmed the U.S. trade deficit in March, the first drop in seven months in a massive gap that President Donald Trump is determined to shrink with an aggressive America first policy. The Commerce Department says the trade deficit — the difference between what America sells and what it buys in […]

Donald Trump Plans $60 Billion in Tariffs Against China.

President Donald Trump is planning to launch as much as $60 billion in tariffs against China. The new tariffs will be a response from the United States to China’s intellectual property theft, according to the report from Bloomberg News. The president continues to signal aggressive trade actions in response to the growing trade deficit with […]

TWO MILLION Leave Food Stamp Rolls in Trump’s First Year — Saving Country $3 Billion Annually.

Over two million people left the food stamp rolls in President Trump’s first year in office. The Washington Free Beacon reported: The number of individuals receiving benefits from the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), otherwise known as food stamps, declined by more than two million in fiscal year 2017, according to data released by the […]

WINNING! President Trump Saves $1.4 Billion in Boeing Air Force One Deal.

President Trump reached a deal with Boeing Corporation on the development of two new Air Force One planes. The president reportedly saved the country $1.4 billion on the deal. Donald Trump Jr. celebrated his father’s latest success today. It’s amazing what can happen when you actually bother to negotiate. No more waste. #maga https://t.co/GHph34P5Ai — […]

Immigrants Sent $140 Billion From U.S. Back To Homelands in 2016.

Legal and illegal immigrants wired almost $140 billion from the United States back to their home countries and foreign relatives in 2016. The huge loss of domestic spending by of immigrants’ remittances is spotlighted in a new report by the Pew Research Center, which also noted that $6.5 billion was sent back to the United States […]

Apple to invest $350 billion in U.S. economy and create 20,000 jobs.

Money repatriated as a result of the tax bill will fund some of Apple’s spending Apple Inc. AAPL, +0.23%  announced on Wednesday that it planned to contribute $350 billion to the U.S. economy over five years, through new jobs, a second headquarters, and a series of investments. Apple is expecting to pay a repatriation tax […]

White House Proposal Extends Amnesty for 1.8 Million Illegals in Exchange for 25 Billion for Wall, End of Chain Migration, Visa Lottery.

The White House revealed a proposal to extend legal status and a path for citizenship for 1.8 million illegal immigrants brought to the country as children in exchange for $25 billion in funding for the wall, an end to chain migration across the board, and an end to the visa lottery program. The bill’s framework […]

Gun Control Fail: ‘Gun Violence’ Costs New York over $5.6 Billion Each Year.

New York has an “assault weapons” ban, a “high capacity” magazine ban, universal background checks, and “gun violence” costs of over $5.6 billion a year. In other words, gun control is not working in New York, just as it has not worked in Chicago or Baltimore. The annual cost of “gun violence” was put forth […]

Unions Gave More Than $1.1 Billion to Democrats, Liberal Groups

From 2010 to 2016 alone, unions sent more than $1.1 billion in member dues to anti-Republican advocacy groups, a nonprofit union transparency organization says. “For decades, union officials have betrayed working Americans by spending their dues dollars to advance a left-wing political agenda—without prior approval,” Luka Ladan, communications director for the Center for Union Facts, […]

TRUMP EFFECT: RECORD HOLIDAY SALES NEAR $600 BILLION; Expert: Spending Pace Not Seen Since Great Recession.

Retailers are reporting record holiday sales this season of $598 billion as of Christmas Eve, fueled by confidence in the pro-business, pro-jobs economic polices of President Donald Trump of cutting Obama-era regulations and enacting major tax cuts and reforms. Yet media reports by CBS, AP and the Wall Street Journal all failed to mention President […]

Trump Returning to US with Over $250 Billion in Deals, China Announces ‘This Is Truly A Miracle’

President Donald Trump announced Thursday roughly $250 billion in deals between American businesses and China. On his final day in Beijing, Trump and China’s President Xi Jinping oversaw a ceremony in which corporate giants such as Boeing and Qualcomm signed multibillion-dollar deals. “This is truly a miracle,” China’s Commerce Minister Zhong Shan said at a news briefing in Beijing. Trump said Thursday […]

In Beijing Trump BLASTS Previous Administrations for $347 Billion Trade Deficit with China (VIDEO)

Trump BLASTS Previous Administrations for Screwing US Workers The U.S. trade deficit with China was $347 billion in 2016. The trade deficit exists because U.S. exports to China were only $116 billion while imports from China were $463 billion — via The Balance. On Thursday President Trump told a Beijing audience, “I don’t blame China!” for the massive US trade deficit with the economic giant. In […]

Where Are They Today? Obama Reportedly Gave $5 Billion for Deserter Bergdahl and Released “Taliban 5” from Gitmo

On May 31, 2014 President Obama announced that he transferred five Guantanamo Bay detainees to Qatar in exchange for the release of Sergeant Bowe Bergdahl who was held by the Taliban in Afghanistan. Breitbart provided the following information about the Taliban 5 in December of 2015 – The Taliban Five – Mohammad Fazl, Mohammed Nabi, […]

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