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...
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....
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...