Charles Dickens’s “David Copperfield” and “Hard Times” novels

Charles Dickens’s “David Copperfield” and “Hard Times” novels are about poverty and economic hardships in which people badly suffer.
  1. Russia’s potential gas cutoff in Europe in the winter, involving the Nord Stream 1 or 2 pipelines;
  2. the ever-increasing Omicron sub-variants of the coronavirus or COVID-19 materializing these days which seem neverending and actively infecting thousands of people worldwide;
  3. the latest COVID-19 lockdowns in Macau and Hong Kong;
  4. the anti-government demonstrations in Sri Lanka and Argentina lately;
  5. incessant gun violence in the United States;
  6. the ongoing Russia-Ukraine armed conflict
  7. soaring inflation worldwide;
  8. a strengthening US dollar at the expense of the world’s foreign currencies that consequently depreciate in value;
  9. US dollar-euro parity; and
  10. Many other negative news from around the world.
Charles Dickens’s “David Copperfield” and “Hard Times” novels are about poverty and economic hardships in which people badly suffer.

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SHEENA RICARTE

SHEENA RICARTE

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Freelance finance writer Sheena Ricarte's interests comprise international finance, economics, personal finance, asset protection law, & investment management.