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JSE Top 40
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- Dow Jones: This past Friday, the Dow Jones fell nearly 300 points.
- SSE Composite: After the announcement of US sanctions on China, the SSE Composite closed the day down on Friday.
- DAX 30: Germany’s DAX 30 index appears to keep climbing steadily.
Last Week’s Highlights
Zomato Takes Indian Markets by Storm
With an over $1.2 billion valuation, food delivery service Zomato has shocked Indian markets. As India continues to struggle with COVID-19 infections and insufficient vaccines, Zomato is a potential piece of good news for the economy. Many are calling Zomato a “unicorn” for its unexpectedly positive explosion in popularity.
Yellen Calms Concerns Over Inflation
Former Fed chair and current Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen announced this last week that concerns over inflation needn’t worry the American public. While Yellen has recently expressed positive sentiment about current chair Jerome Powell, she still maintains some concerns. Perhaps the most pressing issue for Yellen are housing prices.
Coming Up This Week
US Sanctions Put Stress on China
The Biden Administration recently announced new sanctions on China as Beijing increasingly encroaches on Hong Kong democracy. Protests in the last year have ignited international outrage over continued attempts by China to take further control over the special territory. Chinese officials are expected to strike back against these US measures.
More Things to Sip On…
How much is it really worth to work on Wall Street? More time than you might think.
Poverty and lack of food continue to fuel protests in socialist Cuba.
Flooding across Europe has caused already significant damage to cities and towns alike.
5 Investment Tips To Become A Smart Investor
“Why don’t you invest? Or why do your friends not invest? Many millennials report mistrust of the market, lack of know-how, insufficient funds, and student debt as barriers that prevent them from investing.”
6 Steps to set your Personal Financial Goals
“No matter what stage of life you currently find yourself in, we’re pretty sure that you’ve given some thought about both your short- and long-term personal financial goals.”
20 Side Hustle Ideas to Boost Your Income
“A side gig, moonlighting, or, as the kids call it these days, a side hustle is an excellent way to diversify your income, make a hobby profitable, and even build your confidence.”
“During recession greed dies, frugality survives.”
– Amit Kalantri –
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