Macro Investing
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...
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...
big tech

Big Tech under fire as regulators weigh new round of fines

The executive arm of the EU, the European Commission, is investigating Google for antitrust infractions in its marketing company, while the UK is stepping up regulatory pressure for Big Tech. Having already hit the U.S....
Dollar suffers trade war

Dollar takes a hit as trade war woes worsen

The U.S. dollar is revealing weakness at the start of the week, as investors bet on a dovish Fed and disappointing financial growth. The U.S. dollar fell versus all the notable currencies other than the...
Tencent Bond Raise

Tencent raises $6 billion in monumental bond sale

Tencent has just finished a raise of $6 billion through a bond sale, the business announced Wednesday evening. Chinese social network and video gaming giant Tencent Holdings Ltd announced that it has raised $6 billion in...
Netflix Streaming War

Can Netflix endure the streaming war?

The streaming war is heating up, and industry veteran, Netflix is struggling to adjust accordingly. But not all is lost for the streaming pioneer. Despite the release of several popular programs, Netflix revealed that they...
Trudeau Scandal

Justin Trudeau scandal worsens as cabinet exodus continues

Two high-profile women ministers in the cabinet of Trudeau, including Canada's first indigenous justice minister, and his lead aide and close friend resigned in demonstration. The former justice minister and attorney general, Jody Wilson-Raybould, says...
Financial Services Committee

Financial Services Committee grills Big Bank CEOs

The chief executives of some of the largest banks in the U.S. are appearing before the Financial Services Committee on Wednesday for the very first time since the 2008 financial crisis, as they deal...
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...
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,...