Macro Investing
Cannabis Trends

Three cannabis trends investors can’t ignore

It doesn't seem that long ago when cannabis was seen merely as the feel-good drug of choice for kids aiming to blow off steam. But over time, after countless studies on the plant, its...
Virgin Galactic Space Race

Virgin Galactic to go public as space race heats up

The space race is heating up, with Richard Branson's space tourism business, Virgin Galactic, revealing its plans to go public by the end of 2019. Billionaire Richard Branson's space-tourism venture, Virgin Galactic, is reportedly preparing...
Can Bitcoin Return To Its Roots?

Can bitcoin return to its roots?

Bitcoin underwent a sort of transformation in 2018… Consider it the awkward teenage years of the burgeoning crypto space. Cryptos stumbled, struggling to find its place in the world. And regulators, officials and traditional economists didn’t...
Trade Truce Stock Market

Trade truce sparks stock market rally

Stock markets surged on Monday early morning following Saturday's meeting between President Trump and Chinese President Xi, where the two called a trade truce in the ongoing tit-for-tat. Chinese President Xi Jinping and his U.S....
Faux Meat Beyond Meat

The faux meat market is heating up, and Wall Street is taking note

Beyond Meat has been all the rage since it hit the market, with shares climbing to over 6x the IPO price of $25, but competition is heating up as market heavyweights bet big on...
Bernie Sanders Student Loan Debt

Sanders proposes $1.6 trillion student loan forgiveness plan

Vermont Senator and 2020 presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders has revealed a new plan to eliminate student loan debt for over 45 million Americans. Sanders is proposing that the federal government pay to wipe clean the...
Facebook Libra

Introducing Libra: Facebook’s long-awaited dive into cryptocurrency

Facebook has finally revealed the white paper for its long-awaited dive into the cryptocurrency realm with the introduction of the Libra. On Tuesday morning, Facebook released the details of its cryptocurrency Libra, which will allow...
Rare Earth Nuclear Option

China’s rare earth “nuclear option” looks increasingly likely

China's threats to ban rare earth exports to the United States is looking increasingly likely as trade tensions in between the two economic superpowers continue to escalate. China is ready to use rare earths to...
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...
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...