First up, we've got the government doing its best "Will they? Won't they?" dance with a full shutdown looming over the US, – the ultimate political cliffhanger!
Plus, have you ever wondered why Robinhood is so interested in your Social Security Number? We’ve got the lowdown on that for you. Next, it's Nikola stock, with a 33% surge and an 80% ascent in just one week thanks to their new COO.
And, the pièce de résistance, we'll dive into the AI stocks that Warren Buffett's $803 billion investment empire is cozying up to. Spoiler alert: Warren's not turning into a robot; he's just loving some tech-savvy investments!
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Full US government shutdown likely (4 minute read) It looks like we might be in for a good ol' Government shutdown by the end of the month, according to the analysts over at bond giant PIMCO. What's the twist, you ask? Well, it could make the Federal Reserve as jumpy as a cat on a hot tin roof about raising interest rates come November.
Nikola Stock Surges 33% as EV Maker Taps Ex-General Motors as COO (1 minute read) Nikola's stock (NKLA) has been on a wild ride lately, shooting up a whopping 80% in just the past five days. And guess what lit the rocket under their stock? None other than the announcement of their new C-Suite superstar, Mary Chan. She's a real heavy-hitter, with stints at General Motors and Dell under her belt, and now she's donning the Chief Operating Officer hat over at Nikola.
7 Artificial Intelligence Stocks Owned by Warren Buffett's $803 Billion Investment Company (5 minute read) Berkshire Hathaway, the legendary Warren Buffett's playground, isn't just into stocks – they're into AI-infused stocks! Yep, you heard it right. They've got their paws in over 50 public companies, and a bunch of 'em are getting jiggy with artificial intelligence. Now, don't get it twisted; Buffett's not diving headfirst into AI waters, but these tech marvels are making him some serious moolah. So, without further ado, let's explore seven of these AI stocks that have found a cozy home in Buffett's portfolio.
Mortgage and Insurance Rates Are Through the Roof — Will Trend Continue in 2024? (5 minute read) The housing industry has been having a bit of a tough time lately, and it's not just mortgage rates causing a ruckus. Nope, now we've got high property insurance rates joining the party and making it feel like the housing market's doing the limbo – how low can you go? Bloomberg's been ringing the alarm bells, and it's no joke. Property developers are shouting from the rooftops that as these insurance rates keep climbing, our dream pipeline for much-needed affordable housing might just turn into a pipe dream.