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No One Ever Said Brexit Was Going to Be Easy

NO ONE EVER SAID BREXIT WAS GOING TO BE EASY

If you followed some of my posts from two years ago, you might recall that I was in favor of Brexit. I still am. One of British voters'...

The Dow rallies more than 350 points amid optimism surrounding US-China trade talks

THE DOW RALLIES MORE THAN 350 POINTS AMID OPTIMISM SURROUNDING US-CHINA TRADE TALKS

Global stocks jumped Monday as the US and China offered a series of signs trade talks were off to a positive start. The S&P 500 shed...

 
 
 
The pound is edging higher as vote on Theresa May's leadership upends possible Brexit outcomes

THE POUND IS EDGING HIGHER AS VOTE ON THERESA MAY'S LEADERSHIP UPENDS POSSIBLE BREXIT OUTCOMES

Lawmakers from UK Prime Minister Theresa May's own party submitted a letter calling for her to stand down, triggering a no-confidence...

Fiji plans to make tourism $2.2 billion industry by 2021

FIJI PLANS TO MAKE TOURISM $2.2 BILLION INDUSTRY BY 2021

Permanent Secretary for Fiji's Ministry of Industry, Trade and Tourism Shaheen Ali said the country remained focused on boosting the...

 
 
 
The Dow erases more than 300-point gain after Trump threatens government shutdown

THE DOW ERASES MORE THAN 300-POINT GAIN AFTER TRUMP THREATENS GOVERNMENT SHUTDOWN

Wall Street wiped out earlier gains Tuesday after political headlines overshadowed trade optimism. The S&P 500 shed 4.6% last week,...

Trump inexplicably told Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi that Mexico would pay for the border wall as part of the landmark new trade deal

TRUMP INEXPLICABLY TOLD CHUCK SCHUMER AND NANCY PELOSI THAT MEXICO WOULD PAY FOR THE BORDER WALL AS PART OF THE LANDMARK NEW TRADE DEAL

President Donald Trump told House Speaker-designate Nancy Pelosi that Mexico would pay for a wall along the US-Mexico border through...

 
 
 
Trump promises China is 'back in the market' for US soybeans, but government data suggests otherwise

TRUMP PROMISES CHINA IS 'BACK IN THE MARKET' FOR US SOYBEANS, BUT GOVERNMENT DATA SUGGESTS OTHERWISE

President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that the US was already selling loads of soybeans to China, as trade talks with Beijing resumed...

Trump says he would intercede with Huawei's Meng Wanzhou case if it's good for trade, security, according to report

TRUMP SAYS HE WOULD INTERCEDE WITH HUAWEI'S MENG WANZHOU CASE IF IT'S GOOD FOR TRADE, SECURITY, ACCORDING TO REPORT

President Donald Trump would intercede in the case of executive Sabrina Meng Wanzhou, if such an extraordinary step could secure a...

 
 
 
Trump says he would intervene in Huawei case to help China deal

TRUMP SAYS HE WOULD INTERVENE IN HUAWEI CASE TO HELP CHINA DEAL

President Trump said Tuesday that he would intervene in a criminal case against a Chinese executive to help forge a new trade deal...

Amazon isn't getting enough credit for creating jobs, Morgan Stanley says

AMAZON ISN'T GETTING ENOUGH CREDIT FOR CREATING JOBS, MORGAN STANLEY SAYS

Amazon 's impact on the job market has been underappreciated, Morgan Stanley says. The retailer is both directly and indirectly creating...

 
 
 
Pirates trade Ivan Nova to White Sox for 19-year-old pitching prospect Yordi Rosario

PIRATES TRADE IVAN NOVA TO WHITE SOX FOR 19-YEAR-OLD PITCHING PROSPECT YORDI ROSARIO

The Pirates traded starting pitcher Ivan Nova to the Chicago White Sox for Yordi Rosario, a 19-year-old right-hander who pitched in...

Gold's price remains steady even as British Pound falls and U.S. Dollar strengthens

GOLD'S PRICE REMAINS STEADY EVEN AS BRITISH POUND FALLS AND U.S. DOLLAR STRENGTHENS

From Gary Wagner : In light of an extremely strong U.S. dollar, gold is holding up quite well today. We only need to look at the KGX...

 
 
 
China is reportedly close to cutting their tariffs on US cars, a big trade war concession to Trump

CHINA IS REPORTEDLY CLOSE TO CUTTING THEIR TARIFFS ON US CARS, A BIG TRADE WAR CONCESSION TO TRUMP

China is set to consider cutting its tariffs on US cars and trucks, according to a new report. Doing so would lower the tariffs on...

China is furious and global markets are in an uproar as the daughter of one of the country's richest men languishes in a Canadian jail

CHINA IS FURIOUS AND GLOBAL MARKETS ARE IN AN UPROAR AS THE DAUGHTER OF ONE OF THE COUNTRY'S RICHEST MEN LANGUISHES IN A CANADIAN JAIL

China is furious, the markets are beside themselves, and after a pretty ordinary performance by her lawyers on the second day of a...

 
 
 
Yankees and Mets have discussed three-way Realmuto blockbuster

YANKEES AND METS HAVE DISCUSSED THREE-WAY REALMUTO BLOCKBUSTER

The Mets, Yankees and Marlins have talked about a mega-deal involving J.T. Realmuto and Noah Syndergaard. The teams have had discussions...

China, US discuss plans for trade talks

CHINA, US DISCUSS PLANS FOR TRADE TALKS

BEIJING - China's economy czar and the U.S. Treasury secretary discussed plans for talks on a tariff battle, the government said Tuesday,...

 
 
 
Here's why it's so hard to buy Huawei devices in the US

HERE'S WHY IT'S SO HARD TO BUY HUAWEI DEVICES IN THE US

Huawei is one of the top electronics makers in the world. Huawei is the largest manufacturer of telecommunications equipment in the...

‘Unprecedented Boom' in Microbreweries Sees EU Beer Production Reach 8-Year High

‘UNPRECEDENTED BOOM' IN MICROBREWERIES SEES EU BEER PRODUCTION REACH 8-YEAR HIGH

European beer production hit an eight-year high in 2017, with nearly 39.7 billion liters brewed. As published in a report by trade...

 
 
 
What you need to know about Meng Wanzhou, the daughter of a Chinese tech founder whose arrest could set fire to US-China relations

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT MENG WANZHOU, THE DAUGHTER OF A CHINESE TECH FOUNDER WHOSE ARREST COULD SET FIRE TO US-CHINA RELATIONS

Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou was recently detained on suspicion of violating US trade sanctions, which the company has long been under...

Dow dives 400 points, on track for lowest close in over 7 months

DOW DIVES 400 POINTS, ON TRACK FOR LOWEST CLOSE IN OVER 7 MONTHS

Stocks extended sharp declines Monday. The S&P 500 shed 4.6% last week, the most since March. Watch the major US indexes trade in real...