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Market News

  • Nikkei 225: Japan’s Nikkei 225 index took a major nosedive on Monday, down over 4% at one point.
  • DAX 30: Germany’s rebound from March 2020 appears to continue, with the DAX 30 up over 40% since then.
  • FTSE 100: The UK’s FTSE 100 index appears to have taken a big stumble this past month.

Last Week’s Highlights

COVID Cases Make a Startling Spike in Taiwan

The island of Taiwan has seen surprisingly low numbers of COVID-19 cases over the last year and a half. In part, this was due to fast actions taken by the government to close down and keep the virus out. However, cases have started to spike. As vaccines begin to filter throughout the world, Taiwan still hasn’t managed to secure enough vaccines – until now. Entrepreneurs and countries like the US have made promises to deliver vaccines to the Taiwanese people hopefully soon.

NYC Mayor Election Proves Tight

As New York City starts its primary election for mayor, residents have a tough choice to make. Unlike any other city in the world, New York is home to serious wealth. This money talks, especially during elections. Super PACs funded by the rich and powerful give major sway to those candidates being supported. With 11 Democrat candidate and two Republicans on the primary ballot, it’s no wonder many expect results to be tight.

Coming Up This Week

Amber Group’s $1 Billion Valuation

Now taking the world of cryptocurrencies by storm is Amber Group. Created just over three years ago by former Morgan Stanley pros, has managed to grow its valuation within the last year and a half to $1 billion. Amber Group represents a new way forward in crypto, offering users unique, specialized features.

Europe’s Economic Rebound

The European Commission remains positive that the region’s economic rebound from the 2020-2021 COVID-19 pandemic should be complete by the end of 2022. In 2021 alone, around 4% growth is expected by economists. The European Central Bank is now the star of the show, with many wondering what kind of measures members will take regarding potential new stimulus.


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Sweden’s PM kicked to the curb.

Facebook’s live audio rooms are officially a go in the US.

Bitcoin remains down following China’s strict new measures.


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