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Ocasio-Cortez Congress

Ocasio-Cortez suggests Congress should be paid more

As the United States' first 'millennial' member of Congress, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has become a divisive political figure. And now, her constituents are up in arms about a new plan to bump her and her...
Mexico Trade

Mexico sits down with U.S. to discuss trade

The U.S. and Mexico are moving forward to discuss trade and immigration issues that have negatively impacted the relations between the neighboring countries in recent years. Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador met with U.S....
Hong Kong Dollar

Hong Kong intervenes to protect dollar peg

Hong Kong is rushing to intervene as the country's currency inches alarmingly near to unhinging from its USD peg. This month alone, the Hong Kong Monetary Authority has invested HK$ 7.4 billion (US$ 1 billion)...
FX market

The catalyst that could wake sleeping FX markets

FX markets have been surprisingly calm over the past few years, and it looks like only a crisis might wake the sleeping bear. This week, the JP Morgan global foreign exchange volatility index fell to...
Danske Bank Money Laundering

Danske faces $475 million lawsuit

Investors from 19 different countries are seeking $475 million in damages from Danske Bank, which has been captured up in an enormous money laundering scandal. Law firm Grant & Eisenhofer announced the suit as being...
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...
Qualcomm vs Apple

Qualcomm scores a victory against Apple, but the war is far from over

Chipmaker Qualcomm Inc. was awarded a significant victory on Friday as courts discovered that Apple had infringed on three separate patents, boosting the company's stock price, at least temporarily. In 2017, Qualcomm took Apple to...
Lyft IPO

Lyft to kick off tech IPO race with $2 billion raise

The tech IPO race is underway, with majors like Slack, Uber, Pinterest and now ride-sharing giant Lyft all planning or thinking about going public in 2019. The market for tech IPO offerings is being called...
Boeing

Everything you need to know about the Boeing crash

In the wake of the Ethiopian Airlines catastrophe which took the lives of 157 people, there has been a significant backlash against the maker of the airplane, Boeing. Regulators across the globe have suspended flights...
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....