FTC, FCC, and DOJ rejected efforts
to block Elon’s purchase of Twitter by the Open Markets Institute.
After an NBC segment critical of Elon’s free-speech plans for Twitter, Elon hit back, questioning why the news organization covered up the Hunter Biden laptop story and protected Harvey Weinstein and Matt Lauer
. In follow-up tweets, he asked why none of Jefrey Epstein and Ghislaine Maxwell’s clients have been brought to justice.
Elon tweeted out investing advice, advocating
that people “Buy stock in several companies that make products & services that *you* believe in.” He added that “too great a percentage”
of the market is made up of “index/passive funds”
by referencing Vanguard founder Jack Bogle.
Panama passed a bill
legalizing the use of crypto assets for payments.
Twitter founder and former CEO Jack Dorsey said Elon is “the singular solution I trust”
to fix Twitter. He added that Twitter is “the closest thing we have to a global consciousness” and criticized Wall Street’s influence on the platform.
Former all-pro Wide Receiver Dez Bryant tweeted a photo of a Doge pendant and said “To the moon.”
Elon said that Adderall is an “anger amplifier”
and urged people to “Avoid at all costs.”
European buyers are beginning to use the Ruble
to purchase gas from Russia. A high-ranking Russian government official made the clearest statement yet that Russia is looking to back the Ruble with gold and other commodities.
Chinese state media said the international status of the dollar was “at risk” while the first shipments of Russian coal and oil paid for with yuan
began to arrive in China.
Elon retweeted a meme from earlier this year predicting a wild 2022 showing a hand flicking a tiger
, along with the text, “As I was saying…”