Macro Investing
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Education doesn’t necessarily guarantee a better paying job

Despite the exorbitant--and rising--costs of American higher education, those dollars aren’t necessarily translating into better-paying jobs.  In some cases, that means that you might end up in the same place if you’re a gas-station attendant...
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Fed cuts benchmark rates to ease coronavirus impact

After a harrowing week for stock markets, things seem to be turning around. On Monday, the Dow Jones Industrial Average jumped by just over 1200 points, making it the largest single-day gain in its...
New Recession Looms

What you need to know as a new recession looms

Unless you've been living under a rock for the past several months, you may have noticed that fears of a looming recession are growing. The general consensus is that Americans should brace for doom,...
Jerome Powell

Powell faces impossible challenge in Friday speech

Stock markets are inching higher ahead of Fed Chair Jerome Powell's Friday address; however, investors are still on edge. Fed Chairman Jerome Powell faces the impossible challenge of presenting a united voice on Fed policy...
Alibaba

Alibaba weighs $20 billion Hong Kong listing

Chinese online retail giant Alibaba is supposedly considering a $20 billion Hong Kong listing in what would be an unexpected move for the vast $400 billion business. The transaction would be the biggest follow-up share...
Student Loan Debt

Student loan debt: The cost of opportunity in America

If you're a billionaire looking to get some major attention, paying off an entire graduating class's student loan debt may be the answer. Last weekend, Robert F. Smith, a billionaire tech investor and founder and...
Markets Trade War

Markets rebound as traders adapt to trade war rhetoric

Trump shocked markets today following some hopeful remarks regarding the ongoing trade war between the U.S. and China. Major U.S. stock indexes rose at the opening bell on Friday, a day after a sharp sell-off,...
Trade War Tariffs

Trade war tit-for-tat spills into America’s backyard

The ongoing trade war between the United States and China has shocked markets on multiple occasions, stranded workers across many industries, and left the citizens on the ground in both countries scratching their heads...
Turkey Moody's

Turkey faces possible credit downgrade

Turkey is facing a possible credit downgrade if it can't get its financial act together, according to new analysis from credit ratings firm Moody's. Turkey needs to put a substantial and reliable plan in place...
Trade Deal

Trump lights a fire under China as trade deal fails to materialize

U.S. President Donald Trump has increased the pressure on Beijing to bring an end to the ongoing trade war, threatening to ramp up tariffs if a trade deal is not made by the end...