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Maria Andretti is an Administrative Assistant with eight years of experience working alongside the VP finance of a Fortune 500 company.

Articles by Maria Andretti

China’s Economic Expansion Passes Turning Point as it Hits Records

While most of the world is still reeling from the effects of the Covid-19 economic slump, the Chinese economy has seen a V-shaped recovery taking it back on track to hit its pre-pandemic levels far quicker than any other country.  According to an economist from Goldman Sachs, “the economy appears to have passed a turning […]

US Stocks are Flat Ahead of Earnings Season

US stock futures were flat in the early hours of Wednesday morning trading on April 14th. Investors are holding off in anticipation of Q1 earnings reports from various companies, at which point the markets should see an increase in volume and volatility.  The Dow Jones industrial average futures only had a 6-point gain when the […]

Biden Spending Plan Sees Massive Records on Stock Market

Friday saw Asian markets rise after Wall Street went through a record-breaking session. During this period, the S&P managed to break through the 4000-point barrier for the first time. Meanwhile, the Nasdaq and Dow Jones were also green, following on what is becoming a wave of economic optimism.  This widespread increase in the stock market […]

Markets are in Chaos as Tesla Announces Bitcoin Purchasing Options

On the 24th of March, 2021, Elon Musk announced that customers could now purchase Tesla cars using Bitcoin. This marks the first notable example of a mainstream company pushing an initiative to incentivize customers to trade with cryptocurrency.  In line with the other instances of Elon Musk tweeting about Bitcoin, this announcement sent the cryptocurrency […]

Federal Reserve Expects US Economy to Grow Faster than Forecast

With the rate at which vaccinations are being administered, and with the flow of relief funds into the American economy, the Federal Reserve is expecting a faster and more significant rate of economic growth than originally forecast.  The official prediction in December of last year was 4.2%. However, the Reserve has revisited that prediction, forecasting […]