The US recently imposed tariffs on US$34 billion of Chinese imports. Now the US is looking at imposing another US$16 billion in tariffs. They’ve also released a list of US$200 billion worth of Chinese products…
Markets are always looking at the glass, measuring one half against the other. Investors are always trying to guess whether the glass is filling up or emptying out. So let’s empty it out on the…
Stocks rebounded nicely on Monday, despite the burgeoning trade war between the US and China. Nothing’s changed on that front. But no news was apparently good enough for a market bounce.
Our July 4th holiday was spent in quiet relaxation, repainting a third-floor bedroom. Unlike chainsaw work, you can let your mind wander when painting without worrying about losing a leg.
As you may remember, the US recently imposed steel and aluminium tariffs on trading partners Mexico, Canada and the European Union (EU).
Time and growth produce changes in institutions. Sometimes, they merely get bigger and older. Sometimes, they go through a metamorphosis and change into something very different.
Typically, a market crash happens at the worst possible moment…when prices are still near a peak…and when ‘nobody could have seen it coming’.
There is always a hidden war going on. On one side are the honest people who try to get along…On the other side are the crooks, scoundrels, and the jackasses.
The markets keep reacting to the escalations in trade tensions. People keep reacting to the no-tolerance policies on immigration, separating children from their parents.
You probably still remember the market correction from back in February. Funnily enough though what rattled the markets back then wasn’t bad news…but good news.
Stalin’s secret service couldn’t keep up with everyone all the time. But now, thanks to Big Data…it’s a piece of cake.
We are preparing to connect some sinister dots. Specifically, how the tech industry got into bed with the Deep State, and what a monstrous offspring this union may produce.
How do millions of Americans pay their way — from education through retirement— if they aren’t accumulating assets?
This ‘Russian meddling’ story has been explored by a special prosecutor and followed daily by the press. But it is still as much a mystery to us as the virgin birth.