British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said on Wednesday he had no intention of resigning over a series of lockdown-breaking gatherings at his Downing Street office and residence, pledging to get on with the job. Answering questions in parliament, Johnson was accused by opposition Labour leader Keir Starmer of changing his story over the gatherings and misleading parliament, an offence which the prime minister agreed should trigger a resignation. "I don't deny it, and for all sorts of reasons, many people may want me out of the way, but the reason why he (Starmer) wants me out of the way is because he knows this government can be trusted to deliver," he said to cheers from his Conservative lawmakers.
Last year was another strong one for the S&P 500 despite a decline in the last few months. Here are two charts that can help illustrate why investors may be more conservative this year and why growth stocks may not be the optimal place to invest.
Non-fungible tokens, or NFTs, have become a growing part of the digital economy. In 2021, the sale of NFTs exploded to $24.9 billion from just $94.9 million a year earlier. Cryptocurrencies like Ethereum (CRYPTO: ETH) and Solana (CRYPTO: SOL) are building out ecosystems of marketplaces to create, buy, and sell NFTs.