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Ovidio Guzman Lopez Captured

Ovidio Guzman Lopez Captured

George Merkt, Contributor January 25, 2023

Violence has erupted in the Mexican state of Sinaloa, a known stronghold of the powerful Sinaloa Cartel, as the son of notorious drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman was recently captured by government...

Spotify Wrapped Returns

George Merkt, Contributor December 9, 2022

Snow is falling, your face is frozen, and before you know it, its that time of year again. No, I’m not talking about the holidays (although some may consider it one). I’m talking about Spotify Wrapped....

Stonks Christmas Edition

Stonks Christmas Edition

Tuanon, Contributor December 7, 2022

Welcome back, it's been a while. In this week’s column, I will be straying away from my normal stock-picking activities and instead putting a holiday spin on things by finding some hot Christmas stock...

Third Times the Charm

Third Time’s the Charm

George Merkt, Contributor November 16, 2022

For the third time in two months, and for the fifth time in six years, the United Kingdom has a new prime minister. Rishi Sunak has replaced Liz Truss as the British prime minister sending waves through...

Alex Jones Ordered to Pay Nearly a Billion

George Merkt, Contributor October 19, 2022

Last week a groundbreaking decision was made in the Alex Jones vs Sandy Hook Parents defamation lawsuit. Jurors ordered Jones to pay nearly $1 billion dollars to Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting victim’s...

Stonks

Stonks

George Merkt, Contributor October 19, 2022

Welcome back everyone. In this week's column I will be detailing and discussing three stock picks that I believe are strong fades or calls. As always, disclaimer, this is not financial advice, I am not...

Stocks of the Week

Stocks of the Week

George Merkt, Contributor October 5, 2022

Welcome back, everyone. In this week's column, I will be detailing and discussing three stock picks that I believe are strong fades or calls. As always, disclaimer, this is not financial advice, I am not...

Avatar: Where We Were and Where Were at

Avatar: Where We Were and Where We’re at

George Merkt, Contributor October 5, 2022

Avatar premiered in 2009 to massive successes both critically and at the box office. The epic science fiction film is written and directed by the world-class director James Cameron. You may know him from...

Fed Raises In Move To Combat Inflation

Fed Raises In Move To Combat Inflation

George Merkt, Contributor September 21, 2022

The Federal Reserve fully committed to its battle against rising inflation today by shocking the markets with a third consecutive rise in interest rates. The United States Federal Reserve chairman spoke...

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