ECONOMIC UPDATE – MARKET OVERVIEW

ECONOMIC UPDATE – MARKET OVERVIEW

In the gambler’s world, reality does not count.

Week after week, from the International Monetary Fund, World Bank, Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, etc., we report on their ongoing economic downgrades across the globe... yet equity markets have not crashed and many keep rising.

UKRAINE CRACKS BEGIN TO EMERGE

CRACKS BEGIN TO EMERGE. WILL WEST STOP SUPPORTING UKRAINE WAR?

It was about to be the missile strike heard around the world.

Last week, while Ukraine was being pounded by Russian missiles that plunged half the country into darkness, early reports from Kyiv and Warsaw said an errant Russian missile crossed into Poland and killed two in a small border town in Poland called Przewodow.

 

SPOTLIGHT: BIGS GETTING BIGGER

SPOTLIGHT: BIGS GETTING BIGGER

Each week, we report instances where the money junky hedge funds, private equity groups and the already big companies swallow another piece of the global economy.

SPOTLIGHT: THE DIESEL FUEL CRUNCH

SPOTLIGHT: THE DIESEL FUEL CRUNCH

While gasoline prices have risen 14 percent so far this year, diesel’s price has shot up by 50 percent to a record $5.35 a gallon, according to the American Automobile Association.

IRANIAN PROTESTS TURN INTO AN ANTI-REGIME MOVEMENT, AS FORECAST

IRANIAN PROTESTS TURN INTO AN ANTI-REGIME MOVEMENT, AS FORECAST

Iran’s government is facing its biggest challenge in decades after deadly protests broke out across the country after a woman’s death in morality police custody grew into a larger movement that threatens Ayatollah Ali Khamenei’s grip on the country.

ISRAEL BLAMED FOR FIRE THAT KILLED 21 IN GAZA

ISRAEL BLAMED FOR FIRE THAT KILLED 21 IN GAZA

Hamas blamed the Israeli blockade on the Gaza Strip for contributing to the devastating house fire last week that killed 21 people at a party celebrating a birthday and graduation.

ECONOMIC UPDATE – MARKET OVERVIEW

ECONOMIC UPDATE – MARKET OVERVIEW

In the gambler’s world, reality does not count.

Week after week, from the International Monetary Fund, World Bank, Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, etc., we report on their ongoing economic downgrades across the globe... yet equity markets have not crashed and many keep rising.

EV CAR LABOR

40 PERCENT LESS LABOR NEEDED TO BUILD EVs

Making an electric car (EV) requires 40 percent less labor than building a fossil fuel car, James Farley, Ford Motor CEO, said last week at a Detroit auto industry conference.

RECYCLING OLD POWER PLANTS

RECYCLING OLD POWER PLANTS

Old electricity generating plants don’t have to be abandoned or torn down. They can be giant batteries—an idea that Denmark’s Hyme Energy is putting into practice.

The above are just a few of the many articles in the latest Trends Journal. CLICK HERE for the full edition​.

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