The Fed is printing currency (M2) at a rate almost twice as fast as Industrial Production growth.
There are nearly 40,000 grocery stores in the U.S. employing roughly 3.5mm people, many of whom are cashiers.
For the first time since 2016's growth scare, there are more Americans opening jobless claims than last year...
Tucked into Republicans’ tax overhaul bill is a technical tweak to how inflation is measured. It is designed to hold down the deficit, but over time it becomes a tax increase that hits many middle-class households who start out as the plan’s beneficiaries, Greg Ip writes.
State and local governments could suffer hits to revenue collections under the tax reform bills being considered in the U.S. Senate and House because of the potential loss of a federal subsidy applied to bond issues and because a proposed increase in the standard taypayer deductions would affect some states.
For the last 44-45 years, the petrodollar system has been ruling the world, which means that the international oil trade had been mostly paid for in US dollars.
A rapid rise in the yuan could hurt China’s economy while a dramatic fall could trigger some risks
But Little Inflation (Hasn’t Helped Deutsche Bank Much Either). The European Central Bank’s unprecedented monetary stimulus has done little so far for inflation. For asset prices, it’s a different story.
The threat is in Europe’s most volatile region: the Balkans.
Swedish house prices post biggest monthly decline since 2008, raising bubble fears
given the possibility of a new Labour government.... Two words: "Capital controls". #GotGold?
Originally belonging to King Charles I, it disappeared in 1900 and was rediscovered around 2011 after an estate sale.
The conundrum faced by Alan Greenspan is back -- and possibly worse. This time, the Federal Reserve is confronting a “far more dangerous” backdrop in the bond market as it gears up to further raise interest rates.
Spikes ‘seem to be more frequent than they ever were’. Metal erases losses Tuesday after sudden plunge earlier
Bill Gross, a portfolio manager at Janus Henderson Investors gives his reasons why he believes the top is in for the stock market.
If you’ve made a profit from bitcoin and other cryptos, congratulations! You’re obviously a smart investor who spotted a trend early on and was able to profit. Hats off to you.But now it’s time to take some profits… right? If you were smart enough to buy in early, you’re smart enough to know that it’s not a profit until you take it. And that asset prices don’t rise forever, no matter how revolutionary the technology.
Gold futures tried for their third-straight gain Wednesday, helped as a key U.S. dollar benchmark languished at roughly three-week lows.
Paulson & Co left its stake in gold investments unchanged in the third quarter, as concerns about North Korea's nuclear weapons program helped lift bullion prices to a 13-month high, a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission filing showed on Tuesday.
A hoard of 21 Islamic gold dinars, 2,200 silver coins, and gold artifacts dating to the 12th century CE has been unearthed by archaeologists