Jobless Claims Rise By More Than Expected to 198,000

Jobless claims came in above expectations for the week ended March 25 but were still below 200,000. The Department of Labor said there were 198,000 initial claims for unemployment benefits, up 7,000 from the upwardly revised estimate for the previous week. That was a touch above the 195,000 forecast by economists. Despite the larger-than-expected increase, […]

EU Pushing the ‘Criminalisation’ of Physical Cash with New Anti-Money Laundering Law

The European Union is in danger of “criminalising” the use of physical cash with its new anti-money laundering laws, an MEP has warned. Dr Gunnar Beck, a representative for the populist Alternative for Germany (AfD) party, has warned that the EU appears to be pushing for the “criminalisation” of the use of physical cash with […]