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Retail Apocalypse

Retail layoffs hit highest level since 2009

Retail layoffs are skyrocketing on a mix of an accelerating economic slowdown which is also weighing on the manufacturing sector and technological innovation outpacing the workforce. A report from job placement company Challenger, Gray &...
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...
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...
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...
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...
manufacturing

Economic slowdown weighs on U.S. manufacturing

As U.S. economic growth continues to slow, U.S. manufacturing has slumped for its 2nd month in a row, missing out on major forecasts. U.S. factory production fell by 0.4 percent after a revised 0.5 decrease...
Growth Stocks

Is this the year of growth stocks?

Economic growth is slowing in the United States, and the slide is having a significant impact on the dollar. Investors are now looking to gold and growth stocks as a potential hedge against the...
U.S.-China Trade War Nearing End?

Is the U.S.-China trade war nearing an end?

President Donald Trump's leading trade war mediator U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer said that the U.S. is making "headway" on problems it considers essential, including its desire for China to make deep structural modifications...
global debt storm

A global debt storm is brewing says S&P analysts

Domestic and global debt is now even greater than before the global financial crisis, making the world susceptible to economic and market shocks, S&P Global Rankings has warned. S&P analysts have found that global debt...
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,...