You rely on The Profit Sector to bring you the most honest and profitable investment advice around. We do that every day. But there are so many fascinating things happening worldwide that we can’t cover it all.
Some of them are revelatory, some of them are practical, and some of them are just plain bizarre.
Here are a few things we discovered this week that were not fit to print.
When a Marathon Isn’t Extreme Enough, Run Backwards
A professional beekeeper and Rastafarian, this man has run nearly every major distance race in South Africa like this — backwards — since 2015.
Dress as a candy bar, or with a pineapple on your head. Meet the wave of runners aiming for a different kind of record.
How To Make a Mummy: Ancient Egyptian Workshop Has New Clues
For thousands of years, ancient Egyptians mummified their dead in the search for eternal life. Now, researchers have used chemistry and an unusual collection of jars to figure out how they did it.
Why Chinese Companies Are Investing Billions in Mexico
Alarmed by shipping chaos and geopolitical fractures, exporters from China are setting up factories in Mexico to preserve their sales to the United States.
U.S. Credit Card Debt Hits a Record $930.6 Billion
For most Americans, inflation and rising interest rates are a one-two punch.
On the heels of another rate hike this week by the Federal Reserve, credit card annual percentage rates are already near 20%, on average, and set to climb even higher. At the same time, more consumers are leaning on credit to afford increasingly expensive necessities, like food and rent.
Billionaire Investor Ray Dalio Says Cash is Better Than Stocks or Bonds
“Cash used to be trashy. Cash is pretty attractive now,” the investing legend says.
Why Dalio thinks that higher interest rates translate into tight money supply in the economy, offering some returns on the dollar