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Things Are Getting Serious: Trump Impeached For The Second Time

Things Are Getting Serious: Trump Impeached For The Second Time

January 15, 2021

It’s official – Donald Trump was formally impeached for the second time during his single term as POTUS. He is the only US President to be impeached twice, ever. The impeachment happened after a long debate that “turned into a rout”. The debate took place between legislators of the House of Representatives, where the President’s…

Fresh Tensions for the US & China following Ban on Chinese Companies

Fresh Tensions for the US & China Following Ban on Chinese Companies

January 11, 2021

Besides the apparent advantage of raising capital, having a company listed on the New York Stock Exchange comes with prestige. These are benefits that Chinese companies may no longer be able to enjoy in the US. In his final months in the Oval Office, US President Donald Trump has decided to escalate the US-China tensions even…

US Capitol Breached after Trump Incited his Supporters to Protest 

US Capitol Breached after Trump Incited his Supporters to Protest 

January 8, 2021

It took a breach of the US Capitol and several deaths for President Trump to finally acknowledge Joe Biden as the new president. In the end, he accepted defeat and said that he would allow a smooth transition of power during Biden’s inauguration on the 20th of January.  Thousands of Trump supporters assembled in the…

What’s in the Brexit deal that the UK and EU signed?

January 7, 2021

Starting from this month, citizens of the EU and the UK will have to endure a few complicated months until the Brexit deal’s nitty-gritty is clarified.  UK nationals voted for the UK to leave the EU during the Brexit referendum in 2016. The UK legally left the EU eleven months ago, and the parties struck…

UK Lockdown - Stricter Measures, Angry Public

UK Lockdown – Stricter Measures, Angry Public

January 5, 2021

Last night, UK’s Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced that the UK is going into lockdown once again until mid-February. The PM believes that the weeks to come will be the “hardest yet” due to surging cases across the country. “It is clear that we need to do more to bring this new variant under control,”…

Sino-Australian Relations are Spiraling Downwards

Sino-Australian Relations are Spiraling Downwards

December 29, 2020

The relationship between Beijing and Canberra continues to deteriorate. The Chinese authorities impose more bans on Australian exports, and the Australians threaten legal actions against China.   It all began in 2018 when Australia banned Huawei’s 5G network, and then backed an international inquiry into China’s handling of the pandemic in early 2020.   As…

Brexit – How will EU markets react to UK’s final departure

Brexit – How will EU markets react to UK’s final departure

December 22, 2020

Despite four long years of preparing for the UK’s departure from the EU, much of the outcome and details are still unclear. Will there be a deal? What are the benefits? What are the disadvantages? How has Brexit impacted the world so far? When the referendum results became public in 2016, a so-called “political earthquake”…

Airbnb’s IPO resulted in a market frenzy, raising $3.5 billion

December 14, 2020

The frenzy around Airbnb’s initial public offering (IPO) tore through the financial sector, which has seen more companies go public this year than any since the dot-com craze of the ’90s. DoorDash went public on Wednesday, soaring 85%, while Airbnb managed to raise $3.5 billion during its IPO on Thursday, 10th December. Thousands of hosts…

Biden's Win Is Pretty Much Confirmed

Biden’s Win Is Pretty Much Confirmed

December 10, 2020

Donald Trump continues his battle against the election results believing they rigged it. On the 9th of December 2020, the president asked the Supreme Court to block votes from states that lead Joe Biden to victory. He aims to invalidate numerous votes that took place in Georgia, Wisconsin, Michigan, and Pennsylvania. Trump’s petition stated the…

Wozniak's Cryptocurrency Efforce Is Taking The Markets By A Storm 

Wozniak’s Cryptocurrency Efforce Is Taking The Markets By A Storm 

December 8, 2020

The co-founder of Apple Inc. and tech prodigy Steve Wozniak has introduced a new cryptocurrency token. The token was launched by Efforce, a crowdfunding company whose aim is to have holders share in the profits of global ventures that promote energy efficiency. Essentially, Efforce will facilitate green-energy investments via crypto and blockchain technology.  In one of…