Daily Column – 09th November 2021

On Sunday, a tragedy occurred at a music festival and now more than a dozen lawsuits have been filed against event organiser Live Nation Entertainment and musician Travis Scott. Over 300 people were treated for injuries, with 13 of them still hospitalised as of yesterday. Eight persons between the ages of 14 and 27 perished, while over … Read more

Daily Column – 7th November 2021

Elon Musk recommended selling $21 billion worth of his Tesla Stock, on Saturday. Rather of speaking with experts or lawyers, he went the Elon Musk route and created a poll on Twitter, asking his followers to vote. “I will abide by the outcome of this poll,” he declared. After 3.5 million votes, 58 percent of voters … Read more

Daily Column – 6th November 2021

We know we shouldn’t say it, but yesterday morning offered a double dose of goodness that rendered coffee obsolete. First, there’s the employment report. The US outperformed predictions in October, adding 531,000 jobs while the rate of unemployment fell from 4.8 percent to 4.6 percent. Jobs were added in a variety of areas, with the hotel and … Read more

Daily Column – 4th November 2021

Viral videos can lead to many things – overnight stardom for creators, extreme popularity for products and attention to issues which may otherwise be neglected. Similarly, a video by CNN has brought peoples attention to  the issue of rising milk and other food prices. In the video a family complaints about the current price of milk ($2.96 per gallon) … Read more

Daily Column – 3rd November 2021

The Federal Reserve said later in November that it will begin lowering its asset purchases by $15 billion per month, marking a critical milestone in the US’ recovery from the economic crisis due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Investors expect the Federal Reserve to begin raising interest rates, which are now around zero, when the programme expires next … Read more

Daily Column – 1st November 2021

At the climate conference – COP26, international leaders warned that failing to address climate change might result in not only more hurricanes than we can count, but also the collapse of countries. The host of the talks, Boris Johnson, the Prime Minister of United Kingdom, stated in a speech that if leaders do not address the … Read more

Daily Column – 31st October 2021

The FDA approved Pfizer-vaccination BioNTech’s for children aged 5 to 11 on Friday. The CDC is anticipated to issue final approval in the coming days, and the vaccines might be available as early as next week. The safety data: Pfizer’s vaccine was shown to be safe and 90.7 percent effective at preventing symptomatic illness in … Read more

Daily Column – 30th October 2021

According to the Labor Department, wages and salaries increased by the most in at least 2 decades last quarter. In the third quarter, pay increased by 1.5 percent, while benefits increased by 0.9 percent, both significantly faster than in the previous quarter. What this means is that businesses are giving bigger payments to entice workers in … Read more

Daily Column – 29th October 2021

CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced yesterday at Facebook’s Connect event that the company will change its name to Meta. Why? Because referring to Facebook as a firm is like to referring to Rihanna as an artist. “Right now, our brand is so closely associated with one product that it can’t possibly represent everything we’re doing right … Read more

Daily Column – 26th October 2021

Actionable suggestions to help you improve your financial situation. Because of a shortage of supplies, inflation, and fewer discounts, the holiday season is expected to be expensive. Additionally, you may be tempted to use a service that allows you to pay later for a purchase (also known as Buy Now Pay Later or BNPL) to make your … Read more