Macro Investing
Short Sellers

Short Sellers Are Winning Big In This Turbulent Market

Short sellers have certainly lost a bundle betting against certain corners of the stock market after Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE) and its partner BioNTech (NASDAQ:BNTX) reported that their Covid-19 vaccine candidate, BNT162b2, has proved to...
Dollar

Gold falls below $1,300 as the dollar rebounds

Gold crept upward slightly over the weekend in its path to a second quarterly rise as the dollar fell slightly on lukewarm U.S. financial data. U.S. consumer spending rose less than forecasted in January and earnings...
Facebook

Major companies are ditching Facebook’s ad platform

Advertising hatred of Facebook is spreading as fast as social media-generated fake news.  Facebook is taking a nose-dive precisely because advertisers are fleeing what has become a toxic environment. It’s been enough of a culling...
Iran and Venezuela are reeling from U.S. sanctions

Iran and Venezuela reeling from U.S. oil sanctions

A worldwide oil surplus is permitting the United States to accelerate its plan of bringing Iranian crude exports to a standstill, and markets are watching on in awe as the commodity battle plays out. U.S....
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...
Hong Kong Stock Market

Hong Kong now the world’s third-largest stock market

The Hong Kong stock market has surpassed Japan to the world's third largest, behind only the U.S. and China. The benchmark Hang Seng Index has soared by almost 17% since the start of 2019, adding...
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...
Streaming War

Streaming war heats up as AT&T dumps Hulu stake

As the streaming war intensifies, rumors of AT&T selling its stake in Hulu have finally come to fruition, with the telecom giant announcing the sale today. Hulu has bought back telecom heavyweight AT&T Inc's stake...
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...
Banksy

Banksy’s Littered Money Banks $10 Million In Sotheby’s Auction

The artwork of elusive British artist Banksy--the art world’s elite prankster--has hit yet another stunning milestone: Banksy’s reimagining of the French Impressionist Claude Monet’s water lilies has fetched nearly $10 million at Sotheby’s auction...