Is the Stock Market Just a Complex Scam?

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The stock market is a game, and you gotta play it to have any chance of making money. But it’s, like, complicated and stuff. So, I made this video and now I get it. Sorta. Follow me on my journey as I pull back the curtain on the stock market!


The scarring effects of COVID-19 on the global economy

The VOC and Amsterdam’s first exchange building

2020 was the worst year for economic growth since World War II

U.S. economy loses jobs as COVID-19 hammers restaurants, bars (Reuters)

60% of business closures due to the COVID-19 pandemic are now permanent, Yelp data shows (Yahoo! News)

The stock market is ending 2020 at record highs, even as the virus surges and millions go hungry

More than half of U.S. households have some investment in the stock market (Pew Research)

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