Top Economic News

 

US trade team arrives in Beijing.
Is the impact of Chinese overcapacity on global trade exaggerated?
Are tariff talks making buyers cautious?
Friday's jobs report could impact furture expectations on rate hikes.
Sweden has gone 98% cashless.
China continues to add missile systems on Spratly Islands.

 

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What will the Fed say about inflation?
The bond market will suffer some indegestion.
The Fed may slow hikes as private credit creation slows.
US factories are jumming.
Nissan auto sales drop 28%.
Buffet investment in BYD, a maker of electric cars in China, losing its charge.
War on coal is making coal miners rich.
Saudi Arabia and Iranian tensions bear watching.
China says the SUS should uphold the Iran nuclear deal.
The US and China will meet on trade, Thursday and Friday.


 

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Boom times return to the oil patch.
Oil prices look frothy.
Vancouver pays the highest gas prices in North America.
France says Israeli information on Iran could be the basis for a long-term deal.
Germay wants a US trade deal, to end uncertainty.
US Small Business optimism stays near a record high.
The US expansion is the second-longest on record.
America's mortgage market is still broken?
Complacency is the biggest threat to Australian banks.
Chinese carmakers want to dominate the world's next era of driving.

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Fed far from ready to declare mission accomplished.
The new Fed challange: a world without labor slack
Tariff exclusions flood the Commerce Department.
​Tesla continues to burn cash.
Why can't China make semi conductors.
Marathon Petroleum said it would buy rival Andeavor.
T-Mobile agreeed to acquire Sprint.
Islamic State claims coordinated twin bombings in Kabul
Banks push back forecasts of a Bank of England rate hike.
 

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Britian is looking at ancient mines for tin and lithium
The two Koreas agree to end the war.
The Treasury is set to up supply.
UK flash GDP numbers disappoint.
BOJ says the economy lacks steam.
Angola has an oil production problem.
The US may start looking and Chinese and US companies collaberating on AI.
US Air Force flys bombers over the South China Sea.
 

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The Fed is at odds with itself.
Ford is planning $11.5b in cuts.
China is mulling cutting car imports.
Mitsubishi draw senate scrutiny for its switch to a federal regulator.
A collapse of the Iran nuclear deal could affect about 350,000 barrels of oil.
Shell profits jump but...
Short seller Chanos said Musk may be misleading investors.
Deutsche Bank plans to reduce its workforce.
North Korea's offer to dismantle its nuclear site may be tough to verify. ​

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German Economy Minister Altmaier said it would be negligent to end up in a trade conflict with the US.
Brexit Minister David davis said he believed there was a high probability that a deal will be struck to leave the EU.
China eased some the quotas in oversease stock and bond investments for qualified domestic financial institutions.
China's financial watchdog begins inspections of bank lending.
The risk to high yield junk bonds.
​Electric buses are hurting the oil industry.
BMW unveils the electric SUV it will export to China.
The fight grows over who owns real estate that is now under water.
Russia says it has a tomahawk cruise missile and will use it to improve its own weapons.

 

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How 3% yields could reshape the investing landscape.
Will petrodollars save global asset prices?
Chinese carmakers want in the US.
The IMF's debt warnings were a little exaggerated.
Iran warns Trump it might withdraw from the non-proliferation treaty.
Migrant caravan 400 miles from the Mexican/US border
American Airlines passenger tased 10 times.

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Macron and Merkel will visit Trump this week.
What some global finance chiefs are saying.
China is buying up Europe.
IMF...The right time to fix the roof is when the sun is shining.
Pompeo is poised to be the Secretary of State.
​Mexico expects to reach a consensus with the US and Canada.
China's action must match their words.
BOJ Chief says strong accommodative monetary policy needed.

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OPEC and Russia find reasons to keep cutting oil production.
Trump says OPEC is keeping oil artificially high.
There's an interesting phenomenon happening with crude and bonds.
The UK goes 55 hours without coal.
The US has a plutonium problem.
China's ZTE fires back at US calls to a 7-year ban on purchases of crucial American components.
China aims to boost semiconductor production as the US blocks a series of chip-related deals.
The US captures a man linked to the 9-11 attacks.
Lockheed Martin Corp to propose a stealthy hybrid jet to Japan, if it receives permission from the US.
In the US, pricey home sales soar.

 

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