It seems the understatement of 2018 is to say that the biggest threat to the securities markets is a potential trade war.
The Trump administration is unleashing additional sanctions against seven Russian oligarchs with ties to President Vladimir Putin along with 12 companies they own or control.
The student loan debt crisis made headlines on March 22 after Senator Brian Schatz, along with other legislators in Washington, introduced the Debt-Free College Act, an act that will reportedly reverse the debt crisis in America.
As the U.S. and China do battle over trade, there's one sector that has been largely left out of the tit-for-tat for now — and that's energy.
The dollar fell against the yen and Swiss franc on Wednesday after China retaliated against the Trump administration’s plan to slap tariffs on Chinese goods, proposing a list of similar duties on a wide range of U.S. imports.
Jim Rickards expresses his opinion about the evolution of the trade war between China and the USA.
Russian energy companies could spend as much as $50 billion on oil and gas exploration in Iran.
Currency has gained about 9% against the US dollar in a year
The trade war, the economic crisis and the weak dollar are boosting investment in gold, which is rapidly increasing in value.
The Prices Paid Index just rose for its fourth straight month to 78.1: its highest level since April 2011.