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 around the world 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.
Body of 54-Year-Old Woman Found Inside a 22-Foot Python
Authorities in Indonesia were looking for a 54-year-old woman who went missing from her job at a rubber plantation. She was eventually found in a horrifying location.
The Strange, Savage Life of a Freshwater Mussel
Do you think mussels are basically rocks? I’m afraid you are very wrong.
Considering that mussels have no eyes or brains, the fact that they can pull off this weird luring trick on unsuspecting fish is mind-boggling…
Mattress King’s $10 million Bet on World Series Could Land Him $75 million
Jim McIngvale, the Texas furniture salesman who famously hedges sports bets with furniture promotions, said he has placed a total of $10 million of bets on his beloved Houston Astros in this year’s World Series.
And if he wins, the payout would be a historic $75 million.
Exxon (NYSE: XOM) Hits Record Profits
Exxon reported almost $20 billion in profit, its most lucrative quarter ever. Shell and Chevron have also gained in a banner year for oil stocks.
But criticisms about record profits amidst skyrocketing energy prices are drawing criticism.
Fear of Catching Covid Has Cost U.S. Economy $250 Billion This Year
The researchers estimate that a phenomenon dubbed “Long Social Distancing” kept 3 million people out of the workforce.
While many Americans have largely moved on from the pandemic, its long-term economic and societal impacts remain profound.