Macro Investing
crude-oil-falls

Crude drops by 20% as Saudi Arabia and Russia kick off a new oil...

Russia has just sparked what may end up being among the ugliest oil price wars in recent history. And Saudi Arabia is firing back. As the two oil superpowers face-off, American oil companies may...
oil-dividend-stocks

Three dividend stocks to watch in the energy industry this year

Dividend stocks hold a special place in many investors' portfolios. They have the potential to provide a constant stream of income, without some of the risk that comes with betting big on potential market...
cybersecurity-hackers-energy

A $6 trillion crisis is looming over the energy industry

Cybersecurity has long flown under the radar of governments worldwide. Hackers are set to cost countries across the globe $6 trillion in the next two years, dwarfing the economic impact of natural disasters. And...
tech-titans-data-boom

Three ways tech titans are winning the data boom

Did you know that in 2018 alone, internet users spent a collective 2.8 MILLION years online? That's a lot of data. And over 33 percent of that time was spent on social media platforms like...
Rare Earth Nuclear Option

China’s rare earth “nuclear option” looks increasingly likely

China's threats to ban rare earth exports to the United States is looking increasingly likely as trade tensions in between the two economic superpowers continue to escalate. China is ready to use rare earths to...
India China Oil Markets

India, China could form mega cartel in oil markets

As Iran remains defiant in the face of U.S. sanctions, India and China, the worlds second and third largest oil buyers, are contemplating a potential move which could counter the U.S.' pull on global...
Millennials Buying Art

Millennials are buying art, but not for the reason you’d expect

Millennials are reshaping the world one beloved institution at a time, and their latest investment trend is taking the art scene by storm. More young people, especially those in the mid-20s to mid-30s are engaging...
Gold Dollar

Gold hits three-month lows on positive economic sentiment

A stronger U.S. dollar and renewed hope for a trade war resolution has taken its toll on gold prices, with the precious metal being up to three-month lows. In early trading Thursday, gold and silver...
Economies Avocados Tequila Border Wall

Local economies, avocados and tequila at risk in border wall dispute

As the debate heats up over President Trump's proposed border wall, there may be one ignored consequence with which many Americans have yet to come to terms ... a scarcity of a few of...
Saudi Aramco Profitable

Aramco more profitable than Google and Apple combined

In the middle of its roadshow to raise some $10 billion in investments, Saudi Aramco exposed its earnings for the first time ever. According to a report from credit agency Moody's, the Saudi oil business...