Daily Column – 24th January 2022

It’s going to be a big First Amendment case today between former Alaska governor Sarah Palin and the New York Times. The storey behind it After the shooting at the practise session for the Congressional Baseball Game for Charity, the New York Times ran an editorial that linked the PAC of Sarah Palin to another … Read more

Daily Column – 23rd January 2022

These psychedelic drugs have moved from the Woodstocks and Playas of the world to the hospitals where they are being used to treat everything from anxiety to opioid addiction. Companies like MindMed, a three-year-old psychedelic medicine company that went public last spring, are getting more and more permission from regulators to study and use these … Read more

Daily Column – 22nd January 2022

Not sure if you’ve looked at your investment portfolio in a while. Don’t do that. For riskier assets like tech and crypto, it’s been a rough couple of weeks in the markets. The Fed’s decision to start raising interest rates has scared people away from these types of assets. Let’s look at the damage. Tech … Read more

Daily Column – 21st January 2022

Peloton needs a ride from Cody Rigsby to get out of its slump. A CNBC report says that the at-home exercise company that grew quickly during the first few days of the pandemic is going to stop making bikes and treadmills for a short time starting in February. Peloton’s stock fell 25% after that news … Read more

Daily Column – 20th January 2022

It’s been a year since Bernie Sanders’ mittens took over our social media feeds. Joseph Robinette Biden Jr. was sworn in as the 46th president of the United States on this day last year. How is he going? Take a quick spin. During his time in office, the unemployment rate has dropped from 14.8 percent … Read more

Daily Column – 19th January 2022

The pandemic made everyone want to play games a lot more. Microsoft did the same thing. The tech company said yesterday that it was going to buy video game company Activision Blizzard for almost $70 billion, which is a lot of money. Usually, when you see a Six Flags ride for the first time, you … Read more

Daily Column – 18th JAnuary 2022

It’s going to be hard for some people who don’t get vaccinated against Covid-19 to figure out how much money they’re going to have to spend on food, car insurance, and heating. Look no further than Novak Djokovic, whose career is in danger because he hasn’t had a shot. Because of his vaccination status, the … Read more

Daily Column – 17th January 2022

Around Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Democrats were keen to deliver a significant triumph on voting rights. The reality is that “I don’t know whether we can get this done,” as President Biden admitted last Thursday. To overcome a Republican filibuster, Democrats need 60 votes in the Senate, but they only have 50 senators. Moderate … Read more

Daily Column – 16th January 2022

Whether you’re a liberal Democrat, a Republican who wears a MAGA hat, or a member of Fintwit, there’s one thing that everyone agrees on: Congressmen and women should not be able to trade individual stocks. Efforts are being made to get things moving. Democrats and Republicans have come up with two bills this week that … Read more

Daily Column – 14th January 2022

When President Biden tried to make all businesses with more than 100 employees have to make their employees get vaccinated or get tested, the US Supreme Court said no. People who work in the United States would have been affected by the new policy, which would have affected about 84 million people. This is a … Read more