George Floyd: Adidas human resources boss quits amid racism row

June 30, 2020@11:14 PM TFP Editor 0

Image copyright Getty Images The head of human resources at sportswear giant Adidas has resigned amid a row over the firm’s corporate culture and lack of diversity. Karen Parkin is a British citizen who had worked at Adidas for more than 20 years. Her exit follows protests by Adidas staff over a comment she reportedly made at an internal meeting last year. Global brands face increasing pressure to take action over racial equality after the death of George Floyd. In a statement issued by the [Read More]

The Purge: The Natural Progression Of “Woke” Censorship Is Tyranny

June 30, 2020@11:05 PM TFP Editor 0

The Purge: The Natural Progression Of "Woke" Censorship Is Tyranny Tyler Durden Wed, 07/01/2020 – 00:05 Authored by Brandon Smith via Alt-Market.com, As I have noted in the past, in order to be a conservative one has to stick to certain principles. For example, you have to stand against big government and state intrusions into individual lives, you have to support our constitutional framework and defend civil liberties, and you also have to uphold the rights of private property. Websites are indeed private property, as [Read More]

Analysis of COVID-19 Impact: Advanced Lead-Acid Battery Market 2019-2023 | Change in Energy Mix to Augment Growth | Technavio

June 30, 2020@10:55 PM TFP Editor 0

LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Technavio has been monitoring the advanced lead-acid battery market and it is poised to grow by USD 4.89 billion during 2019-2023. The report offers an up-to-date analysis regarding the current market scenario, latest trends and drivers, and the overall market environment. Although the COVID-19 pandemic continues to transform the growth of various industries, the immediate impact of the outbreak is varied. While a few industries will register a drop in demand, numerous others will continue to remain unscathed and show promising growth opportunities. Technavio’s [Read More]

Cocoa Futures Hit One Year Low As Pandemic Wrecks Global Consumption  

June 30, 2020@10:45 PM TFP Editor 0

Cocoa Futures Hit One Year Low As Pandemic Wrecks Global Consumption   Tyler Durden Tue, 06/30/2020 – 23:45 ICE Europe cocoa futures plunged to one year low on Monday following demand concerns and oversupplied conditions amid mounting global economic headwinds that suggest no V-shaped recovery in the back half of 2020. September London cocoa futures ended the session down 6 pounds to 1,682 pounds per tonne, now in bear market territory, plunging -20% since mid-February. In 15 quarters, from 3Q16, cocoa futures have tumbled 34%.  Reuters explains the bearish fundamental backdrop for [Read More]

US Interest In Coronavirus Waning

June 30, 2020@10:05 PM TFP Editor 0

US Interest In Coronavirus Waning Tyler Durden Tue, 06/30/2020 – 23:05 COVID-19 cases are reaching record levels yet again in the U.S., despite most developed countries around the world successfully flattening their curve and reopening without another major wave of infections. One of the big problems in the U.S., Statista’s Willem Roper suggests based on recent data, may be a growing indifference amid a weariness of misinformation and a news cycle dominated by the virus. In a new survey from the Pew Research Center, nearly 40 [Read More]

Is the hydrogen tech ‘revolution’ hope or hype?

June 30, 2020@10:04 PM TFP Editor 0

Image caption Diggers are now one of the vehicle types powered by hydrogen In his speech on the planned economic recovery, the prime minister said hydrogen technology is an area where the UK leads the world. He hopes it’ll create clean jobs in the future. But is the hydrogen revolution hope or hype? The digger with the long-toothed bucket bites into a pile of stones, tilts up and flexes its sturdy mechanical arm. It swivels, extends the arm and dumps its load on the harsh [Read More]

China Caught Smuggling 10,800 Assault Weapons Parts Into Louisville By US Customs

June 30, 2020@9:05 PM TFP Editor 0

China Caught Smuggling 10,800 Assault Weapons Parts Into Louisville By US Customs Tyler Durden Tue, 06/30/2020 – 22:05 Via GreatGameIndia.com, China has been caught smuggling 10,800 Assault Weapons parts into Louisville by US Customs and Border Protection officers. The shipment arriving from Shenzhen, China, and destined for a residence in Melbourne, Florida was seized on May 22. The parcel was manifested as containing 100 Steel Pin Samples – a common practice used by smugglers for contraband trafficking. China Caught Smuggling 10,800 Assault Weapons Parts Into Louisville [Read More]