Macro Investing
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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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...
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...
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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...
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...
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...
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....
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...
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...