Macro Investing
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...
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...
Iran and Venezuela are reeling from U.S. sanctions

Iran and Venezuela reeling from U.S. oil sanctions

A worldwide oil surplus is permitting the United States to accelerate its plan of bringing Iranian crude exports to a standstill, and markets are watching on in awe as the commodity battle plays out. U.S....
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...
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...
bullish news is mounting for gold

Bullish news is mounting for gold

Bullish indicators are growing for gold as reserve banks double down on their cravings for the precious metal. The People's Bank of China increased its gold reserves for a 3rd straight month in February, bringing...
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...
Binance

Bitcoin Continues To Drop On Binance Money Laundering Probe

Binance Holdings, the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchange, is reportedly under investigation by federal authorities for money laundering and tax evasion. The US Department of Justice (DoJ) and the IRS have sought information from individuals with...
Crypto-Mining

China’s Crypto-Mining Exodus

During the presidency of Donald Trump, there was an evident trend of decline in student and work visas from Asian countries, predominantly China. Now, it seems that the US can expect an influx of...
Gold Miners

Gold miners battle over terms in billion dollar merger

On Monday, Gold miners Newmont Mining (NYSE: NEM) declined rival Barrick Gold's (TSX: ABX) (NYSE: GOLD) all-stock $18 billion hostile takeover offer, however, left the door somewhat open by countering with the regards to...