Articles by Ryan Watkins, Op-Ed Contributor

Articles by Ryan Watkins, Op-Ed Contributor

Elon Musk & 100s of Experts Call for AI Pause

Elon Musk & 100s of Experts Call for AI Pause

March 31, 2023
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More than 1,000 technology and artificial intelligence experts wrote an open letter calling for a pause on the development of artificial intelligence.
Is Charles Schwab’s $7T in Jeopardy in the Banking Fallout?

Is Charles Schwab’s $7T in Jeopardy in the Banking Fallout?

March 30, 2023
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Charles Schwab lost more than 25% of its stock value since March 8.
Chinese Bank Confirms Biden Family Financial Payments

Chinese Bank Confirms Biden Family Financial Payments

March 28, 2023
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Senator Ron Johnson (R-Wis), told Fox News that a Chinese-owned bank corroborated the allegations of financial corruption against the Biden family.
Treasury Ready to Take Additional Action to Stabilize Banks

Treasury Ready to Take Additional Action to Stabilize Banks

March 27, 2023
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Following the collapse of SVB and Signature Bank, the Treasury took a remarkable step to stabilize the banks.
French Pension Riots Escalate

French Pension Riots Escalate

March 22, 2023
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Paris riots escalated after French President Emmanuel Macron used special powers to raise the retirement age from 62 to 64.
Comex Outflows Spell Trouble for Physical Metal Supply Chains

Comex Outflows Spell Trouble for Physical Metal Supply Chains

March 21, 2023
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Over the last year, banks and investors have silently removed physical metals from the Comex.
 FedNow Payment Processor to Launch in July

FedNow Payment Processor to Launch in July

March 21, 2023
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The Federal Reserve will launch the FedNow payment system in July following a short early adopter test in April.
China Brokers Iranian/ Saudi Relations Deal

Iranian & Saudi Relations Deal Brokered by China

March 20, 2023
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On March 10, Iran and Saudi Arabia agreed to re-establish relations and re-open embassies, growing the rift between the U.S. and Saudi Arabia.
Five Financial Headlines to Unsettle Your Stomach

Five Financial Headlines to Unsettle Your Stomach

March 17, 2023
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People reading this blog realize that I report on the news rather than being an investigative journalist.
Credit Suisse Stock Plunges More than 20%

Credit Suisse Stock Plunges More than 20%!

March 15, 2023
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Credit Suisse stock dropped more than 25% after the Saudi National Bank (SNB) said it would not buy more shares of the troubled Swiss bank.