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Recap December 5: Food costs explodes, crypto & stock collapse, SpaceX bankrupt? (Recap Ep152)

Recap December 5: Food costs explodes, crypto & stock collapse, SpaceX bankrupt? (Recap Ep152)

In this week’s recap, U.S. stocks were lower again this week with an ominous note, after a broad technology-sector selloff, sending the major U.S. stock indexes sharply lower & Treasury yields logging declines, not seen since some of the worst days of the pandemic last year. European shares fell on Friday, heading lower after a downturn in U.S. stocks on a tech slide & fears around the Omicron coronavirus variant hitting economic recovery. Chinese tech stocks in Hong Kong plunged after ride-hailing […]

Recap November 28: New Variant Collapses Everything, Bitcoin city! (Recap Ep151)

Recap November 28: New Variant Collapses Everything, Bitcoin city! (Recap Ep151)

In this week’s recap, US, European and worldwide overall stocks plummeted, amid investor fears over a new highly mutated variant of Covid-19 found in South Africa shaking up trader sentiment. The investor “fear index” surges by +40%, the most in 10 months. Outgoing German Chancellor Angela Merkel proposed new measures to tackle a 4th wave of the coronavirus pandemic, with a massive number of new Covid cases on Thursday, (up from 66,884 Wednesday). The death toll has now reached over 100K, with […]

Recap November 21: New Climate Lockdowns! Smallpox Outbreak? They Found Planet 9! (Recap ep150)

Recap November 21: New Climate Lockdowns! Smallpox Outbreak? They Found Planet 9! (Recap ep150)

In today’s recap, Marcello talks about the Indian government imposing a lockdown due to air pollution; is there a new Smallpox pandemic coming? Vials with the virus have been found; scientists discovered a new planet. The Austrian government on Friday announced that it will extend a lockdown of unvaccinated people to the entire nation starting Monday in a battle to get rising COVID-19 cases under control. It will run for 10 days & a maximum of 20 days. Austrian Chancellor Alexander Schallenberg […]

Recap November 14: Elon Musk Manipulating Markets Again? Inflation Economic Crisis, Dollar In Trouble (Recap ep149)

Recap November 14: Elon Musk Manipulating Markets Again? Inflation Economic Crisis, Dollar In Trouble (Recap ep149)

In this week’s Recap, Marcello tells us about how Elon Musk might be manipulating the markets; Are we walking into an economic crisis driven by inflation?; Due to the increase in the total amount of dollars in existence, holding it’s value is now a problem. Tesla CEO Elon Musk on Saturday asked his 62.5M followers on Twitter in a poll if he should sell 10% of his Tesla stock, already facing a $15B tax bill & to pay for an upcoming possible […]

Recap November 7: China Says Stock Up Food, NASA “planetary DEFENSE”, Elon Musk Richer than Rich (Recap ep148)

Recap November 7: China Says Stock Up Food, NASA "planetary DEFENSE", Elon Musk Richer than Rich (Recap ep148)

In today’s Recap, China suggests their citizens to stock up food facing the coming winter; NASA is planning on launching a rocket against an asteroid as a “planetary defense” for practice; Elon Musk is again the richest man in the world. Squid Game cryptocurrency plunges to 0, after its creators who some now claim are actually just scammers, end up stealing $2.1 million from investors. SQUID had surged to as high as $2.861 before the creators sold their holdings for real cash. […]

Recap October 31: Europe Tests Electric Blackout, Strong Solar Storm, Food Costs Surging 100-300% (Recap Ep147)

Recap October 31: Europe Tests Electric Blackout, Strong Solar Storm, Food Costs Surging 100-300% (Recap Ep147)

These are some of the most outstanding news this week: As of Thursday, in the U.S. stock market, forecast-beating results have helped ease investors’ worries that supply-chain difficulties would dent profits, sending stocks higher throughout October. With nearly 50% of S&P 500 companies having posted results this reporting season, about 82% of those have managed to beat analysts’ expectations for earnings. According to official data released on Wednesday, profits at China’s industrial companies rose at a faster pace in September than in […]

Recap October 24: Germany & Austria about blackout, Poverty increasing in USA, Shiba Inu! (Recap Ep146)

Recap October 24: Germany & Austria about blackout, Poverty increasing in USA, Shiba Inu! (Recap Ep146)

In this week’s recap, we find two main problems around the world: supply chain issues & rising inflation. Some governments warned their citizens of future blackouts due to the energy crisis that has become widespread in Europe and China. Such a crisis combined with rising food prices forecasts a complicated outlook for the coming years. U.S. markets ended the week positive, international markets ended mixed for the most part. The number of Americans filing new claims for unemployment benefits dipped to a […]

Things to know before traveling during Covid-19 Pandemic

Things to know before traveling during Covid-19 Pandemic

Things to know before traveling during the Covid-19 Pandemic. The first thing to keep in mind and you should know is that things are going to change very fast especially now that people started to get vaccinated quite a lot, being the United States a little more extreme compared to the country Colombia which does not require any test to enter, but as time passes the requirements for travel may become a little stricter. About the things you should know before traveling […]

Recap October 17: “Coming Catastrophic Event”, USA approves Bitcoin ETF, Inflation getting worse (Recap Ep145)

Recap October 17: "Coming Catastrophic Event", USA approves Bitcoin ETF, Inflation getting worse (Recap Ep145)

In this week’s recap, we saw a general rise in global stocks, with the U.S. market ending positive and the European market having its best performance in 7 months on Friday. Earnings figures from banks boosted the markets a lot. Asia-Pacific stocks rose sharply as investors reacted to the release of China’s inflation data for September. Mainland Chinese stocks closed slightly lower. William Shatner, a Star Trek actor, traveled into space at the age of 90 on one of the flights made […]

Recap October 10: Energy Shortages, infrastructure Probs (instagram), Crisis Averted in USA (Recap Ep144)

Recap October 10: Energy Shortages, infrastructure Probs (instagram), Crisis Averted in USA (Recap Ep144)

In this week’s recap, Marcello talks about the possible energy crisis to come due to the increase in energy production costs; moreover, the effect of this and the increase in transportation costs makes the possible crisis look more and more real. Communications infrastructure failures (as happened with WhatsApp this week) may repeat themselves and even last longer. Shares of Moderna, a U.S. pharmaceutical and biotech company, fell -8.94% on Wednesday to $302.42 as European Nordic countries suspend the use of Moderna’s Covid-19 […]

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