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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 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...
Economies Avocados Tequila Border Wall

Local economies, avocados and tequila at risk in border wall dispute

As the debate heats up over President Trump's proposed border wall, there may be one ignored consequence with which many Americans have yet to come to terms ... a scarcity of a few of...
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...
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...
Kylie Jenner Billionaire

Kylie Jenner is officially a billionaire

Kylie Jenner, of Kylie Cosmetics, has become the world's youngest self-made billionaire after her company signed a unique collaboration with Ulta Beauty Inc. Jenner, 21, is worth $ 1.02 billion, according to the Bloomberg Billionaires...
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...
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 &...
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...
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...