Macro Investing
Trade War EU US

Are the U.S. and Europe heading for a trade war?

As the ongoing trade war with China nears an end, the U.S. is preparing to levy tariffs on the European Union in a move that could have a significant impact as Brussels struggles with...
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,...
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...
china rural banking

China looks to boost rural banking options

China's banking and insurance regulators have issued a notice to domestic banks to boost financial support in the nation's non-metropolitan areas. In a notice released on March 8, the China Banking and Insurance coverage Regulatory...
China Economic Growth

Chinese economic growth steady despite trade war

The world's second-largest economy continued to grow in the first quarter, beating expert expectations despite the ongoing trade war with the United States. China's economy surpassed projections as growth steadied in the first quarter of...
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...
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...
Trade Deal Mobile Payments

China-U.S. trade deal near, but it may be too late for some American businesses

The U.S. and China are reportedly nearing a trade deal in the ongoing tit-for-tat tariff war which has erased billions from stock markets over the past year. American and Chinese officials are apparently closing in...
Middle-Class Millennials

Shrinking middle-class leaves no room for millennials

The global middle-class is growing smaller and smaller, and millennials are being squeezed out. Across the world, the middle class is experiencing an unprecedented decline, with younger generations facing an uphill battle in discovering monetary...