Macro Investing
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...
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...
Dollar

Gold falls below $1,300 as the dollar rebounds

Gold crept upward slightly over the weekend in its path to a second quarterly rise as the dollar fell slightly on lukewarm U.S. financial data. U.S. consumer spending rose less than forecasted in January and earnings...
Russia Gold

Russia boosts gold stockpiles

Russia is growing its gold stockpiles as analysts begin to sound the alarms, suggesting another worldwide recession might be in the making. According to its foreign reserve data updated on Friday, Russia's central bank's gold...
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...
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...
blockchain

Blockchain tech takes on the energy industry

The oil and gas sector has been surprisingly slow to adapt to new technology, however, with increasing pressure from the rise of renewables, it looks like now it has no other option. And makes sense....
berners-lee save the web

Sir Tim Berners-Lee: It’s not too late to save the web

With the rise of online harassment, hate speech, state-sponsored hacking, and fake news, Sir Tim Berners-Lee, the innovator of the World Wide Web, doesn't exactly like what he sees... Sir Berners-Lee issued a passionate letter...
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...