How does the stock market work?

Despite all the jargon and confusing displays with thousands of numbers, investing is actually pretty simple at its core. Don’t believe us? Allow us to explain the stock market to you. Credit: Krakenimages.com (man), Phongpan (background) – Shutterstock The stock market might seem like the reserve of high-flying city bankers and the more mathematically-minded among … Read more

Nigerian Vice President Says Current Naira Exchange Rate ‘Artificially Low’ – Economics Bitcoin News

Nigerian Vice President Yemi Osinbajo recently warned that the country’s official naira exchange rate of N411 for every dollar is artificially low. This exchange rate, according to Osinbajo, discourages foreign exchange entrance into the country. Naira Exchange Rate Must Reflect Realities of Market Consequently, Vice President Osinbajo says he wants the Central Bank of Nigeria … Read more

11 best graduation gifts – Save the Student

Graduating is such a huge achievement, so finding the perfect present to congratulate a recent grad takes thought. To help, here’s a list of some really special gifts that we’re sure they’ll love. Credit: Prostock-studio, Roman Samborskyi, SedovaY – Shutterstock It’s no secret that university can be very tough for a lot of students. Simply … Read more

Salvadoran President Nayib Bukele Announces Construction of Vet Hospital With Bitcoin Trust Funds – Bitcoin News

Nayib Bukele, president of El Salvador, announced yesterday he will start using surplus funds from the country’s bitcoin trust. Part of the $4 million excedent will be invested in a vet hospital that will offer different services for the pets of Salvadoran citizens. Bukele explained this is possible due to the bitcoin price increase in … Read more

Pensions: how they work now and in retirement

Whether you’re still at uni, a recent grad or preparing for retirement, it’s essential to know about pensions. Read on for the key things to keep in mind, including how and when to start saving… No matter what stage of life you’re at, it’s never too early to learn about pensions – not least, when to … Read more

Nigeria Central Bank Governor Says CBDC Launch Just ‘a Couple of Days’ Away – Emerging Markets Bitcoin News

The governor of the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN), Godwin Emefiele, has confirmed the country’s upcoming digital currency will be launched “in a couple of days from now.” According to the governor, the digital currency which is also known as the e-naira will be the first of its kind in Africa. Nigeria to Launch CBDC … Read more

COVID-19 UK student survey 2021 – Results

Looking back on an academic year like no other, our new survey reveals the true impact of the coronavirus pandemic on students. Here’s what we found… Credit: Kate Kultsevych – Shutterstock From start to finish, this academic year has been massively shaped by social distancing measures. For a vast number of students, there have been … Read more

My Blogging Journey So Far

On the 1st of December 2019, ShoutMeLoud had its 11th anniversary and I wanted to write my blogging journey which could help others to take up blogging as a serious career. This is going to be a nice personal read, as it’s about my blogging journey so far. So if you are passionate about blogging then … Read more

Abkhazia Extends Internet Restrictions for Cryptocurrency Miners – Mining Bitcoin News

The government in Abkhazia has extended an order prohibiting access to internet sites used by cryptocurrency miners. The measure is part of a wider ban on activities related to the extraction of digital coins that also limits the use of electricity and imports of mining equipment in the breakaway Georgian republic. Authorities in Abkhazia Confirm … Read more

How to prepare for university

Preparing for university can seem like a daunting process, but don’t stress – we’ve broken it all down into just a few easy steps. Credit: Ainul muttaqin (bubble), ppa (bedroom), Ranta Images (girl), S-F (university) – Shutterstock Are you heading to university soon? When you’re not experiencing the mood swings between excitement, anxiety and anticipation, it’s … Read more