Let's face it. As the presidential election looms, we've all become political junkies. We've spent far too much time following each nuance of this strange election. Voting as a shareholder seems boring, civil, and straight-laced by comparison. Or is it? Voting as a citizen has much in common...
The has been on a wild ride so far in 2019. The blue-chip index suffered a torrid May after an escalation in the U.S.-China trade dispute sparked concerns of a global economic slowdown. However, expectations of a Federal Reserve boosted the Dow, leading to its best...
90-day US-Sino tariff hiatus, dovish Fed put stocks back on track But technicals suggest weakness Yields fall below 3% as traders price in a slower path to higher rates Dollar 0.3 percent away from 1.5-year high All major US indices—the , , and —closed higher on Friday, capping the largest weekly...
What tidings will this summer bring for oil? With Memorial Day flagging off the annual U.S. driving spectacle, all eyes will be on gasoline stats from here on, to see if fuel consumption keeps up with the American Automobile Association's lofty expectations for the start of summer road...
World leaders should tax carbon emissions if they want institutional investors to commit their assets toward clean energy projects, according to a top environmental adviser to U.S. money managers. Mindy Lubber, president of Ceres, a nonprofit group that pushes investors to pay attention to the financial risks of climate...
has fallen to the lowest levels of the year, and we are set for an all-out medium-term reversal, ahead of tomorrow’s . We have been bullish on gold for a while, with our , as it was falling for the fifth straight day, which we considered a buying...
To headline traders in oil, the presidential tweet coming more than 12 hours after the latest drone hit provided the perfect opportunity to drop all caution and buy. “Iran Made A Very Big Mistake!” U.S. President Donald Trump tweeted. Crude prices, already up 3% overnight on Tehran’s of...
The fallout from the escalation of the U.S.-China trade talks has pushed the price of to just a cent over $8 a bushel, the lowest since December 2008. However, China stopped buying U.S. soybeans when the trade war started, and has been turning to Brazil instead. The Chinese...