Macro Investing
global poverty

Global poverty is on the decline…kind of

Last month, Microsoft co-founder and philanthropist Bill Gates touched off a prominent dispute about global poverty after tweeting out a chart from the site Our World in Data showing that the variety of people...
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...
Stock Market Economic Slowdown

Global stocks dip as economic slowdown fears grow louder

Asian stocks closed in the red on Monday on growing worries of an economic slowdown. European and American stocks are likely to follow suit. Stocks dropped considerably in Asia as investors reacted to disappointing manufacturing...
UK EU Brexit

₤600 million lost weekly as UK fails on Brexit plan

The UK Parliament has when again failed to come to an arrangement in the ongoing Brexit saga, and the cost to the country is starting to add up. The second series of votes on Brexit...
Robinhood

Millennials are fueling the Robinhood revolution

Nearly 7.7 million American workers under 30 are now unemployed, and stock markets have taken a beating as the ongoing coronavirus pandemic continues to rattle the economy; but surprisingly, these younger generations are imbued...
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...
Warren Buffett

Why Warren Buffett is ignoring the trillion-dollar ESG boom

Legendary investors such as Warren Buffett have been getting a lot of flak lately for standing by and watching amateur investors pour into free-trading platforms with contrarian bets that have beat the professionals at...
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...
Fed Interest Rates

Will the Fed ignore Trump’s call to slash interest rates?

The Fed is facing fresh criticism from U.S. President Donald Trump following a two-day conference where the body is anticipated to announce a new decision relating to interest rates. The U.S. Federal Reserve is expected...
Inflation to decline

Consumers breathe a sigh of relief as U.S. inflation forecasts fall

In a potential boon for the economy, consumers in the United States are expecting a less gradual increase in the price of goods and services. According to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York,...