Job cuts are coming and will be super brutal

Revelations 18:23:’For the merchants were the great men of the earth; for by thy sorceries were all nations deceived.’ Important Takeaways: Banks Trim Pandemic-Fueled Headcount The past few months have seen banks that include Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley and Credit Suisse slash more than 15,000 jobs. Industry experts said they expect other banks to make (More…)

Cloud Seeding Rocket lands on busy sidewalk in China. Confirmed by Yeuchi County Meteorological Bureau

Revelation 16:9 “They were scorched by the fierce heat, and they cursed the name of God who had power over these plagues. They did not repent and give him glory.” Important Takeaways: Video shows ‘cloud-seeding’ rocket narrowly missing pedestrians on busy sidewalk China is shooting small, chemical-filled rockets high into the sky in an effort (More…)

The Mexican town where making Christmas baubles is a way of life

TLALPUJAHUA, Mexico (Reuters) – In Tlalpujahua, Mexico, the spirit of Christmas is baked into the small town’s very existence. While people around the world prepare to decorate Christmas trees and buy gifts to celebrate the holiday, in Tlalpujahua thousands of workers do the delicate work of blowing glass into Christmas ornaments that are then hand-painted. (More…)

Where’s the paper, ink, lightbulbs? U.S. offices struggle with supply shortages

By Elizabeth Dilts Marshall and Maria Caspani NEW YORK(Reuters) – While news of the Omicron coronavirus variant threatens to derail U.S. companies’ return-to-office-plans, employers trying to get workers back into offices said they are encountering a different, unforeseen challenge: keeping the lights on. The disruptions to the global supply chain caused by factory shutdowns in (More…)

Exclusive-World Bank works to redirect frozen funds to Afghanistan for humanitarian aid only: sources

By Jonathan Landay and Andrea Shalal WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The World Bank is finalizing a proposal to deliver up to $500 million from a frozen Afghanistan aid fund to humanitarian agencies, people familiar with the plans told Reuters, but it leaves out tens of thousands of public sector workers and remains complicated by U.S. sanctions. (More…)