Macro Investing
Amazon China

Amazon bails on China as locals steal the spotlight

Amazon is set to close its online shops in China as local e-commerce giants JD.com and Alibaba maintain their hold on the market. Amazon announced on Thursday that it will be shuttering its Chinese domestic...
Tech Giants Antitrust Scare

Tech giants power back after antitrust scare

The U.S. federal government is preparing to crack down on some of Silicon Valley's most significant business in a new antitrust push that could rattle the tech giants. Four of Silicon Valley's biggest tech companies--...
Uber IPO

Uber prepares to go public, but doubts remain

Uber has officially filed its S-1 registration statement to go public, making it one of the largest technology IPOs in history. Uber is entering the New York Stock Exchange under the sign "UBER," but has...
Stock Buybacks

Stock buybacks: The good, the bad, and the ugly

Stock buybacks are quickly becoming a divisive issue between investors, financial experts, and businesses leading the charge. In the most basic explanation, buybacks are the redeeming of shares of stock by the company that issued...
Currency Manipulation Trade War Stocks

Currency manipulator designation sends market into a tailspin

In a rare move, the United States Treasury has officially labeled China as a currency manipulator, a move that could have unforeseen impacts on global markets. The U.S. Treasury Department officially labeled China a currency...
Rare Earth Nuclear Option

China’s rare earth “nuclear option” looks increasingly likely

China's threats to ban rare earth exports to the United States is looking increasingly likely as trade tensions in between the two economic superpowers continue to escalate. China is ready to use rare earths to...
Uber Careem IPO

Uber boosts its arsenal ahead of IPO

Uber is broadening its footprint in the Middle East after lastly sealing a handle ride-sharing competitor Careem. The move comes just a week after Lyft kicked off its IPO plans. In a press release Tuesday...
day-trading

What is day trading and is it right for you?

Back in the day, only a few people could trade. These included financial firms on Wall Street, brokerages, and trading houses. This all changed with the rise of the internet, however. With broadband widely...
New Recession Looms

What you need to know as a new recession looms

Unless you've been living under a rock for the past several months, you may have noticed that fears of a looming recession are growing. The general consensus is that Americans should brace for doom,...
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...