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Roy Rolling

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March 11, 2022

Dow Jumps More Than 300 Points

Source: CNBC

Stock futures rose ahead of Friday’s session following a report that ceasefire talks could be gaining traction between Russia and Ukraine.

Reuters sent a brief report quoting Russian President Vladimir Putin saying that “certain positive shifts” have occurred in the talks.

The report coincided with a sharp acceleration in stock futures, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average futures up more than 300 points and the Nasdaq 100 jumping some 1.4%.

The moves came despite another day of higher energy prices as the Russia-Ukraine war showed little signs of letting up. West Texas Intermediate crude, the U.S. benchmark, rose 2.5% to $108.66 while international standard Brent crude moved 2.5% higher to $112.08.

Read more: https://www.cnbc.com/2022/03/10/stock-market-futures-open-to-close-news.html

The first sign of significant news usually comes from world financial markets.
March 10, 2022

The Beatles Defeated the Soviet USSR

It was the love of jeans and the Beatles that helped topple the USSR. Kids were not agreeable with the government, and their love for Western—-world—-products and culture was irresistible.

Taking away the Internet and PlayStation for these now-adult Russian citizens will cripple Putin.

This documentary is superb recounting the real Russian revolution. A full hour, but you will understand how Putin has screwed the pooch.

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