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Where The Economist "Big Mac" Index Finds Currency Value

My former employer, The Economist, once the ever-tolerant editor of my flabby, disjointed, and juven.....»»

Category: blogSource: madhedgefundtraderJul 5th, 2019

China data, steadying yuan lift futures

U.S. stock index futures inched higher on Thursday as better-than-expected Chinese trade data and a steadying of its currency offered some comfort to investors rattled by an escalation in trade tensions and signals pointing to a recession......»»

Category: topSource: reutersAug 8th, 2019

Dow set to rebound by 170 points at the open after China stabilizes its currency

U.S. stock index futures rebounded on Tuesday after China’s central bank indicated it wanted its currency to trade at a higher level than expected against the dollar, easing tensions about the nation using its currency as a weapon in the trade war......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 6th, 2019

Dow set to rebound by 170 points at the open after China stabilizes its currency

U.S. stock index futures rebounded on Tuesday after China’s central bank indicated it wanted its currency to trade at a higher level than expected against the dollar, easing tensions about the nation using its currency as a weapon in the trade war......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 6th, 2019

Yale economist Stephen Roach: US declaring China a currency manipulator is an "empty threat"

Beijing will not respond to the name-and-shame approach by the Trump administration and will hit back if the U.S. imposes more tariffs or sanctions, says Stephen Roach, a senior fellow at Yale University......»»

Category: topSource: moneycentralAug 6th, 2019

Meet The Trillion-Dollar Tax-Haven-Whistleblower Who Was Exiled From His Homeland

John Christensen was a government economist living on the beautiful island of Jersey, off England's southern coast, in a "hillside villa with views of France." But that lifestyle ended after he spoke out on a fraudulent currency trading scheme involving a.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeJul 27th, 2019

Economic Report: U.S. wholesale prices barely rise, PPI finds; Inflation poses little threat to economy

The wholesale cost of goods and services barely rose in May, reflecting easing inflationary pressures in the U.S. amid slower economic growth and fading gasoline prices. The producer price index edged up 0.1%......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchJun 11th, 2019

Report finds industry insulated from slowdown

The Real Estate Roundtable’s 2019 Q1 Sentiment Index reveals confidence from commercial real estate industry executives that today’s fundamentally sound CRE marke.....»»

Category: realestateSource: realestateweeklyMay 1st, 2019

Vienna, Austria: The World’s Most Livable City

FLASH: After claiming the title of world’s most livable city in the Economist Intelligence Unit’s annual index last year, Vienna (Wein) recently topped Mercer’s annual Quality of Living survey too. For the 10.....»»

Category: topSource: livetradingnewsMar 30th, 2019

Study Finds That Overwhelming Majority Of Bitcoin Trading Volume Is Faked

The great bitcoin bull market of 2017 wasn't the first bubble in the pioneering digital currency's brief lifespan, and it might not be the last, but to this day, these losses still hurt, and what's worse, for many of t.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMar 23rd, 2019

People Are Becoming Increasingly Skeptical of Science, Report Finds

According to 3M's State of Science Index, 45% of people said they only believe science that aligns with their personal beliefs. People around the world are becoming increasingly skeptical of science, says.....»»

Category: europeSource: fortuneMar 20th, 2019

Arthur Laffer Talks Taxes and Kudlow

The economist best known for a curve drawn on a restaurant napkin finds his ideas still reverberating in Republican policies and platforms......»»

Category: topSource: barronsApr 20th, 2018

Currencies: April set to be strongest month for dollar since Trump election victory

The U.S. dollar advances on Monday, putting a key index for the currency on track for its best month since November 2016, at the start of a data-heavy week that also features a Federal Reserve meeting......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 30th, 2018

Currencies: April set to be strongest month for dollar since Feb. 2017

The U.S. dollar advances on Monday, putting a key index that tracks the currency on pace for its best month in over a year at the start of a data-heavy week that also features a Federal Reserve policy meeting......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 30th, 2018

Currencies: April set to be strongest month for dollar since Trump election

The U.S. dollar advances on Monday, putting a key index that tracks the currency on pace for its best month since the election of President Donald Trump at the start of a data-heavy week that also features a Federal Reserve policy meeting......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchApr 30th, 2018

Argentina Central Bank Boosts Main Rate to 40% in Third Rise in Eight Days

Argentina’s central bank unexpectedly raised interest rates for the third time in eight days Friday in an attempt to prop up its faltering currency, as the country finds itself once again battling a financial crisis......»»

Category: topSource: wsjMay 4th, 2018

Every investor should buy crypto, says digital currency index founder

Bitcoin bull Michael Novogratz thinks every investor should buy cryptocurrencies......»»

Category: topSource: moneyMay 9th, 2018

Bitcoin resembles currency experiments that failed: Robert Shiller

Nobel economist links appeal of cryptocurrencies to their mysteriousness......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsMay 21st, 2018

There’s a ‘decent probability’ bitcoin goes to zero, says Vanguard economist

A senior economist at the Vanguard Group, the $5 trillion investment fund, is the latest market participant to pour cold water on the No. 1 digital currency......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 21st, 2018

The Wall Street Journal: Italian crisis heats up as president asks ex-IMF official to form government

The president said he feared a new government with Paolo Savona, an 81-year-old economist who has criticized the euro, as economy minister could put Italy’s membership in the single currency at risk......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 28th, 2018

Metals Stocks: Gold falls as dollar gains but finds some support tied to eurozone concerns

Gold futures fall Tuesday, but hover above the closely followed $1,300 line, with action limited by strength in the leading dollar index ......»»

Category: topSource: marketwatchMay 29th, 2018