Problems are cropping up around the world. In the Middle East, we’ve seen Obama sacrifice everything to get the nuclear deal with Iran, Coxe stated. The center of conflict has shift, he added, with Europe no longer being the epicenter.
Gold prices traded in London's wholesale market steadied against the rising US Dollar Friday, heading for a solid weekly gain versus all major currencies as the Chinese Yuan hit fresh 6-year lows on the FX market.
One of the most reliable indicators of a market peak is M&A. When profits near a cyclical peak, sales growth stagnates and the risk of missing earnings targets grows, managements chasing growth at any price, push takeover premiums to extremes.
The Latest Conference Board Leading Economic Index (LEI) for September increased 0.2 percent to 124.4 from August's 124.1. The latest indicator value came in at the month-over-month percent forecast by Investing.com.
The Tax Foundation has an interesting analysis of Trump’s tax plan compared to Hillary’s. Hillary is negative on GDP, capital investment, wage growth, and jobs. Trump is positive on all four under two different models.
While much of the world remains preoccupied with impotent central bank grandstanding, the US presidential train wreck and reams of counter-productive nonsense, Tesla has now not only made and released the best-rated car...
Although Bali has traditionally dominated tourism in Indonesia, the government’s ‘Wonderful Indonesia’ campaign has shown the country in a new light. But it also reveals the plethora of still-untapped economic opportunity...
The global economy has been collapsing for the last 2 years. Demand for “stuff” has shrunk 10% since 2014, down to levels not seen since the recession. Just look at cargo shipments from two of the world’s largest ports.
What happens when an electricity-dependent society and economy has an extended loss of electrical grid and communications? One of the hidden realities of modern life is its fragility. For example, few people are aware of the precariousness...
When US stocks broke to new record highs in July we began to see excessive optimism creeping into the indices. In August and September, we warned that a top was forming and lower prices into October were likely.
The European Central Bank (ECB) is in a bind. Since increasing its quantitative easing program in April, the institution each month has had to purchase bonds worth 80 billion euros (nearly $88 billion) to meet its self-imposed quota.