Daily Column – 26th February 2022

Russian banks and businesses have been freed from heavy sanctions after Russia invaded Ukraine. President Vladimir Putin himself has also been freed from sanctions. It’s been called the “nuclear option,” but they haven’t done it yet. They haven’t banned Russia from using SWIFT, which is what’s called that. SWIFT is a bank. Belgium’s Society for … Read more

Daily Column – 24th February 2022

Western leaders have been telling us about this attack for a long time. Shortly after Vladimir Putin said that Russia was going to start a military operation in Ukraine, there were explosions in its capital, Kyiv, and in other Ukrainian cities. People on both sides of the conflict have already been killed in the fight, … Read more

Daily Column – 23rd February 2022

Officially, the Russia-Ukraine conflict has overtaken NFTs as the subject that people love to talk about but don’t understand very well. That’s not a bad thing to say about anyone. Even people who follow the news for their jobs haven’t spent the last 10 years studying Eastern European politics. That person is Alex Kliment, a … Read more

Daily Column – 22nd Febriary 2022

So as Russia thinks about moving more troops into Ukraine, Western leaders are getting ready for economic sanctions against Vladimir Putin for what he did. These sanctions will be very different from the ones President Biden put forward yesterday. Legislators in the United States have said that if Russia invades, they’ll unleash the “mother of … Read more

Daily Column – 21st February 2022

The documentary Icahn: The Restless Billionaire was shown on HBO last Tuesday, and just a few days later, Carl Icahn is making sure they are right. The 86-year-old investor has put two people on the McDonald’s board in a bid to get the fast-food chain to change how it treats its suppliers’ pigs. When McDonald’s … Read more

Daily Column – 19th February 2022

There are now more and more companies that thought they had taken the Limitless drug when the pandemic was at its peak. It was just a placebo. Roku’s stock fell 22% on its worst day of trading since 2018. Investors were angry with the streaming service because of poor Q4 numbers and a gloomier-than-expected outlook … Read more

Daily Column – 18th February 2022

They try to be nice to the government to get better treatment for their business. Elon Musk isn’t the only one who’s been getting more angry at the US government. Tesla said yesterday that the SEC, the top cop on Wall Street, was harassing CEO Elon Musk in order to “chill” his right to free … Read more

Daily Column – 16th February 2022

Avocado imports from Mexico, which supplies about 80% of avocados in the United States, have been stopped “until further notice.” Exactly at the same time that avocado prices were going up to a record high because of things like worker shortages, we learned about the news. Why not stop imports? Over the phone, one of … Read more