Macro Investing
Commodities U.S. China Trade War

Commodities set to benefit on U.S.-China trade talks

Experts are anticipating the ongoing rally in commodities prices to continue in coming months, regardless of investor anxiety of the result of U.S.-China trade war. Trump imposed tariffs on $250 billion of Chinese imports last...
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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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...
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...
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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...
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...
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...