Welcome to the second “3 things that happened this week”. It is a weekly 3 minute read exclusive to AtlasTrend’s members. We share 3 notable things that happened this week around the world and importantly what it means for your investments. 

This information does not take into account your personal objectives, financial situation or needs. You should consider if the relevant investment is appropriate having regard to your own objectives, financial situation and needs.

 

1. The Emmys confirm TV has changed forever

This year’s Emmys confirms how and when we watch TV has changed forever with Hulu’s show “The Handmaid’s Tale” became the first streaming service show ever to win the Emmy for outstanding drama. Netflix did very well too. We reveal the impact and what you should look out for if you invest in traditional TV companies.

2. Trump vows to “totally destroy” North Korea

This escalating war of words is concerning particularly for people living on the Korean Peninsula. We reveal the impact and what you should look out for if you are invested in the markets.

3. What happened to Toys R Us?

The famous chain of traditional toy stores Toys R Us filed for bankruptcy in US earlier this week. We think the Toys R Us situation will be repeated in Australia unless retailers start properly innovating.  We reveal the impact and what you should look out for if you invest in traditional retailers.

 

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About Kent Kwan

Kent Kwan is a Co-Founder of AtlasTrend, an online investment platform that makes it easy for anyone to learn and invest in trends transforming our world. Kent has over 15 years experience in financial markets including as Chief Investment Officer at Arowana International Limited, and roles at JP Morgan and Macquarie.