Update 09/10/16

It’s been 6 weeks since my last post. Between my daytime gig and two side hustles, I’m super busy and loving it. Working my way out of the graduate school debt aggressively.

1. The S&P500 dropped by 2.3% over the last week (and dropped 1.8% since my last market update on 07/23/16).

2. The first 2016 U.S. presidential debate will be held September 26th. The debate, held on NBC, will be moderated by Lester Holt. Don’t forget to register to vote!

3. Clinton apologizes for calling half of Trump’s supporters “deplorable.”

4. America and Russia agree on a 7-day ceasefire in Syria, beginning Monday, September 12th. This will allow both countries to target ISIS and al-Nusra.

5. Fourteen states had significant heroin rate increases from 2013 to 2014. More than 10,500 people died of a heroin overdose in 2014, whereas a decade earlier, there were ~1,900 annual deaths. Source: Newsy