Macro Investing
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...
trump border wall

Trump seeks $8.6 billion for border wall

The cost of Trump's border wall is more than six times what Congress designated in each of the previous two fiscal years, and 6 percent more than Trump has corralled by invoking emergency powers...
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...
UK EU Brexit

₤600 million lost weekly as UK fails on Brexit plan

The UK Parliament has when again failed to come to an arrangement in the ongoing Brexit saga, and the cost to the country is starting to add up. The second series of votes on Brexit...
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....
markets-trade-war

Markets brace for prolonged trade war

The trade war is officially back on, with the United States and China both refusing to give even an inch, causing investors worldwide to lose big as markets face their worst May in nearly...
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...
Commodities U.S. China Trade War

Commodities set to benefit on U.S.-China trade talks

Experts are anticipating the ongoing rally in commodities prices to continue in coming months, regardless of investor anxiety of the result of U.S.-China trade war. Trump imposed tariffs on $250 billion of Chinese imports last...
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...
Brexit EU

Brexit delayed after day of debate

The controversial Brexit plans were approaching a vital stage, but at the last minute, the European Union agreed to British PM Theresa May's plea to further delay the UK's exit. The EU has handed Theresa...