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Biden urged to back water justice bill to reverse decades of underinvestment

February 25, 2021

Sign up for the Guardian’s First Thing newsletter Democratic lawmakers and advocates are urging Joe Biden to back legislation proposing unprecedented investment in America’s ailing water infrastructure amid the country’s worst crisis in decades that has left millions of people without access to clean, safe, affordable water. Boil advisories, leaky lead pipes, poisonous forever chemicals,…

From dealing drugs to delivering food: Pastor Mick on Burnley's Covid crisis – video report

February 25, 2021

Pastor Mick Fleming has devoted all of his time in this lockdown to supporting the poorest communities in Burnley. But his life hasn’t always been this way. He tells us how he swapped a life of crime ​for delivering food parcels​ seven days a week, holding funerals for free and counselling people through drug relapses. He says the…

How to Invest in Healthcare?

How to Invest in Healthcare?

February 19, 2021

The healthcare industry makes up a large portion of the global economy. If nothing else, COVID-19 has definitely taught us that much. Overall, the healthcare industry can be divided into many sub-categories, but the most popular ones tend to be pharmaceuticals, hospitals and clinics, biotech, insurance companies, and medical devices. Here are a few examples.…

Investing in Gaming Stocks – Complete Outline

February 11, 2021

Following the events that unfolded this month regarding GameStop stock and r/WallStreetBets  short squeezing Wall Street hedge funds, gaming stocks have become the ultimate buzz word. Now that the dust has settled, GME (GameStop) stocks are trading at $51.20 per share at the time of writing. But what about other gaming stocks? Or the gaming industry…

Some of the Best Performing Alcohol Stocks on the Market 

Some of the Best Performing Alcohol Stocks on the Market 

February 4, 2021

Alcohol stocks fall into the category of sin stocks, along with their fellow ‘brutes’ like tobacco, cannabis, and gambling stocks.  Whether these stocks are unethical or immoral is arguable, but what is certain is that these goods are relatively recession-resistant. This means that the demand for these goods doesn’t suffer too much even when the economy is weak.   Here are some of the best-performing alcohol stocks globally.  Boston Beer Company (NYSE: SAM) …

Coinbase Going Public – A Vote of Confidence for the Crypto-Market

Coinbase Going Public – A Vote of Confidence for the Crypto-Market

January 29, 2021

In December 2020, the leading cryptocurrency exchange Coinbase announced that it was planning to go public. However, unlike most Silicon Valley companies, Coinbase intends to sell its shares by direct listing instead of an initial public offering (IPO). Coinbase is a primary hub for retail and institutional traders to purchase cryptocurrencies. Brian Armstrong, the company’s current CEO, launched…

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”…

Toyota to Close UK and French Plants early, Covid-19 border chaos

December 22, 2020

Toyota will stop production at its British and French plants earlier than scheduled before Christmas because of the chaos caused by Covid-19 border closures. The Japanese carmaker said it was expecting shortages of parts as a result of transport delays, after France’s 48-hour ban on accompanied freight or cargo from Britain led to queues of…

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…

Dow Jones 30,000 - a milestone 125 years in the making

Dow Jones 30,000 – a milestone 125 years in the making

November 27, 2020

Tuesday, November 24th, marked a couple of very important events for the US and, quite frankly, the world at large.   After a debacle that seemed never to end, Donald Trump has finally given the green light for president-elect Joe Biden to officially transition into the White House. This came as a result of the…