Macro Investing
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...
S&P 500

S&P 500 reverses five-day losing streak

Led by gains in the technology sector, the major S&P 500 stocks increased drastically Monday, closing the day up by 1.47 percent. Michael James, director of equity trading at Wedbush Securities in Los Angeles noted,...
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...
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...
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,...
space_junk_crisis

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...
Facebook stock slips

Facebook stock slips on outage and executive exodus

Facebook had a tough 2018, and it's beginning to look like 2019 is going to be filled with its own challenges. Following yesterday's worldwide interruption which sent out Facebook's stock plunging downward, news has come...
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...
Facebook Libra

Introducing Libra: Facebook’s long-awaited dive into cryptocurrency

Facebook has finally revealed the white paper for its long-awaited dive into the cryptocurrency realm with the introduction of the Libra. On Tuesday morning, Facebook released the details of its cryptocurrency Libra, which will allow...
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--...