The coronavirus pandemic has deteriorated the already thorny food problem that humanity has been trying to solve for several years. Globally, food prices have been rising for nine months in a row amid lockdowns that prevented stores from normal trading. In March, they added 2.1% reaching the highest level since summer 2014. Experts at the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), a specialized agency of the United Nations, have chosen three products, which price skyrocketed in the previous month. Let us find out the top-3 foods with the rapidly growing prices
It has been 5 years since worldly recognized female architect Zaha Hadid passed away. Her buildings are distinguished by unusual embodiments, primarily by the smoothness of the forms and the quirkiness of details. Experts compare the masterpieces of the iconic architect to spaceships. Find out Zaha Hadid's seven best buildings from around the world in our photo gallery
Forbes revealed its list of the world's richest women. In 2021, 328 women are included in the traditional ranking, while 63 of them are newcomers to the list. Their combined fortune is $1.53 trillion. Almost a third of them are self-made women, while the rest just inherited hefty sums of money. Let us take a look at those lucky women who top the Forbes ranking
Skyscrapers take up the lion's share in the architecture of the world's largest megapolises. Many skyscrapers became staples of the city skyline even though some of them boast an unorthodox design. The designers try and integrate plants into the usual glass and concrete of your typical high-rise. Professionals go for the environmental touch. Many skyscrapers look almost transparent not to overhang the pedestrians. We present to you eight unconventional high-rise designs.
Investment attractiveness of the space industry assets is confidently rising worldwide, especially in the US that remains the leader in this sphere. At the end of March, the US launched ARK Space Exploration & Innovation ETF, its first new exchange-traded fund. Since then, the fund has earned $500 million, however, the sky is the limit. Today, the fund's portfolio consists of shares of 40 issuers. You can learn about two of these issuers in our review. Let us take a look at the top-4 most profitable space stocks.
The list of the richest people published by Forbes is constantly updated. When some positions on the list change from time to time, the top place in the ranking has been held by Jeff Bezos for the fourth year running. Check out the list of the world's wealthiest people of the first half of 2021 in our photo gallery
Investors and traders need to be tuned in to the situation in the stock market. They constantly monitor actual trends, trying to predict the dynamics of securities and major currencies. The first quarter of 2021 was marked by such events as rising US Treasury yields, an accelerated rotation into cyclical stocks, as well as a short-term burst of market volatility. Experts recapped 5 main trends that are likely to prevail in the stock market in the second quarter of 2021
According to ATF, a human rights organization and long-term advocate of stricter taxation of ultra-rich Americans, US billionaires added $1.3 trillion to their wealth during the pandemic. At the same time, the survey provided by ATF revealed that over 80 million citizens in the United States lost their jobs due to the COVID-19 pandemic. No wonder the American society is filled with hatred towards their wealthy fellow citizens.
Microsoft Corp. is holding talks to purchase game platform Discord which is rapidly gaining popularity. Having scrutinized strategic plans of the IT giant, experts found out some reasons behind the company's interest in a new messaging app
Rockefeller's name has long become synonymous with the word "billionaire". The representative of the wealthiest clan in the world made his first $1.5 billion on oil deals. The Rockefeller family business has been booming since 1882. As of the end of 2020, the clan's fortune was estimated at $8.4 billion. Now the family business is represented by Rockefeller Capital Management (RCM). The investment company is engaged in managing the assets of corporations and a number of wealthy families. Experts recommend taking a closer look at the top five stocks in the RCM portfolio
NFT or a non-fungible token is the main trend in the blockchain sphere. Investors are becoming more interested in digital art. According to experts, this segment accounts for 30% of the non-fungible token market. In the near future, digital art could become even more popular
China does not lose hope to catch up or even outperform Tesla, the leading US electric car maker. More and more Chinese tech companies strive to dethrone Tesla. Some of them have to work really hard to achieve this ambitious aim while others may pose a real threat to the giant of the electric car market. Currently, in China, only Xiaomi can be a serious competitor for Tesla. This is why few were surprised when the company announced its plan to create its own electric vehicle