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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...
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...
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...
Jerome Powell

Powell faces impossible challenge in Friday speech

Stock markets are inching higher ahead of Fed Chair Jerome Powell's Friday address; however, investors are still on edge. Fed Chairman Jerome Powell faces the impossible challenge of presenting a united voice on Fed policy...
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...
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...
New Recession Looms

What you need to know as a new recession looms

Unless you've been living under a rock for the past several months, you may have noticed that fears of a looming recession are growing. The general consensus is that Americans should brace for doom,...
mega-cartel-oil

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...
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...
millennial-education

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...