Macro Investing
Financial Crisis

The overlooked catalyst that could trigger a global financial crisis

It has been over a decade since the downfall of Lehman Brothers and the financial crisis which left the world struggling for years after the debt bubble burst, however, the next major decline might...
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A New Mega-Cartel That Could Rattle 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...
Inflation Investments

How Inflation Can Impact Your Investments

The stock market has been on a roller coaster ride in recent years. The Federal Reserve's policy of low interest rates and quantitative easing has created an environment that is ripe for inflation. What...
Free Stocks

Could Free Stocks Save Capitalism?

In order to make every retiree in the U.S. rich, while saving capitalism in the process, the U.S. government should give every American free stocks at birth. Billionaire Bill Ackman, chief executive of Pershing Square Capital...
San Francisco

San Francisco’s Wealth Tax Could Spark An Exodus From The City

In the shade of the US presidential elections, San Francisco residents also voted for and approved a measure for sweeping business tax changes of a Robinhood nature.  Starting in 2022, San Francisco’s Measure L, also...
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...
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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...
COVID-19 Relief

Lawmakers Pass $2 Trillion COVID-19 Relief Package

U.S. lawmakers in the House and Senate have just passed a $2 trillion bill aimed at bolstering the economy through direct payments and funding for COVID-19 relief. Distribution of the much-anticipated second round of stimulus...
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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...
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Trump seeks $8.6 billion for border wall

The cost of Trump's border wall is more than six times what Congress designated in each of the previous two fiscal years, and 6 percent more than Trump has corralled by invoking emergency powers...