Macro Investing
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...
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The $2.7 trillion space junk crisis

The space race has begun. Private companies have exploded, soaring beyond multiple billion-dollar valuations seemingly overnight. Some of the hottest tech companies on the planet are already facing off for a piece of the...
WeWork IPO

WeWork eyes IPO with help from SoftBank

Co-working behemoth WeWork, otherwise known as the We Company, has filed confidential documents for its IPO with the Securities and Exchange Commission on Monday. WeWork noted that its modified IPO registration with the U.S. Securities...
Streaming War

The Streaming War Is Heating Up As Lockdowns Persist

Video streaming is one of the rare industries that benefited greatly from the pandemic, through lockdowns, stay-at-home orders, and remote work. However, a surge of new players is making the market pretty saturated, and...
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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,...
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A $6 trillion crisis is looming over the energy industry

Cybersecurity has long flown under the radar of governments worldwide. Hackers are set to cost countries across the globe $6 trillion in the next two years, dwarfing the economic impact of natural disasters. And...
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Tech unicorns Pinterest and Zoom hit Wall Street

It's already a busy morning on Wall Street, with tech unicorns Pinterest and Zoom finally launching their anticipated IPOs 2019 has been promoted as the year that several eagerly awaited tech unicorns are set to...
Wells Fargo

Can Wells Fargo win back investors?

Wells Fargo has struggled to regain the general public's trust in recent years, and after a string of less-than-flattering headlines, the bank is not faring far better with investors, either. The controversial corporate bank can't...
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...
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Three ways tech titans are winning the data boom

Did you know that in 2018 alone, internet users spent a collective 2.8 MILLION years online? That's a lot of data. And over 33 percent of that time was spent on social media platforms like...