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The Special Purpose Acquisition Company

Special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs) had an enormous year in 2020. New data highlights how the number of SPAC IPOs last year dwarves all previous years, and how the trend for 2021 looks to capitalize and even surpass that enormous number.

One Bitcoin Will Buy a New 2021 Tesla Model 3

Tesla recently announced that it purchased $1.5 billion worth of bitcoins in a filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. In its SEC filing, Tesla announced that it bought the cryptocurrency for “more flexibility to further diversify and maximize returns on our cash.”

Sick and Family Leave for the Self-Employed

The Bureau of Labor Statistics counts self-employment in different ways, but estimates that there are close to 10 million, with projections that this number will grow by 8% each year for the foreseeable future.

GameStop and a Modern-Day David vs. Goliath

Wall Street bets against companies all the time, thinking that they are overvalued, destined to fail, or both. The reality is that at any given time, the big companies are usually getting a lot of attention from institutional short-sellers.

Bernie’s Mittens and How it Applies to Investing

No matter your political affiliation, it was a historic event. But for all of the planning, security, and Hollywoodesque choreography, there is one iconic image that was not planned, but it will forever be linked to President Biden’s inauguration: the mittens that Bernie Sanders wore.

How Bezos and Amazon changed the world

Amazon announced Jeff Bezos is stepping down as CEO almost 27 years after he founded the company to sell books to customers over dial-up modems.

DoorDash IPO: The Last e-Commerce Frontier?

On Wednesday, December 9th, shares of DoorDash, a food delivery app, started trading on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol “DASH.”

Top Ten Words That Almost Rhyme With Bubble

So, as a tribute to David Letterman’s very first Top Ten List, let’s create our own “Top Ten Words That Almost Rhyme With Bubble.”

The DJIA Hit 30,000 for the First Time in History

This year has brought retirees the end of the longest-bull market in history, two market corrections, an official bear market and as of November, what looks like maybe the beginnings of another bull market.

IRS Makes Annual Inflation Adjustments for 2021

The Internal Revenue Service announced annual inflation adjustments for the 2021 tax year for more than 60 tax provisions, including standard deductions and the tax rate schedules.

Market Insights – October 21, 2020

Housing Continues Its Rapid Ascent Despite Exploding Lumber Prices

COVID Brings Uncertainty to Q3 Earnings Season

Do companies really not know how they will perform in the future?