Bitcoin has always been hard to understand. Even Satoshi, its author, complained about that. The problem isn't so much its complexity, but its newness – there's really almost nothing to compare it to.
China's trade surplus with the U.S. -- closely watched amid the tariff war between the two countries -- grew 17 percent from a year ago to hit $323.32 billion in 2018.
Individual or family poverty results when the "breadwinner" cannot in fact win bread; when he cannot or does not produce enough to support his family or even himself. And there will always be some human beings who will temporarily or permanently la
In 2018, a very significant economic change occurred which sealed the fate of the U.S. economy as well as numerous other economies around the globe.
2019 has started more calmly after a very volatile year-end in the markets.
Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell is concerned about the ballooning amount of United States debt.
Financial writer John Rubino says no matter what country, the global debt has exploded to record highs, and it's going to go even higher in the coming years.
It's not just stocks: the global housing market is in for a rough patch, which has turned ugly for many homeowners and investors from Vancouver to London, with markets in Singapore, Hong Kong, and Australia already showing increased signs of softenin
Following Apple's warning over quarterly revenue guidance due to "lower than anticipated iPhone revenue, primarily in Greater China," all eyes are now on the USA's largest trading partner.
Coming Barter System...While the BitCoin people have hated me for not agreeing with them that a private currency could displace the currencies of all nations and BitCoin would be the new "reserve currency" killing the dollar, to me they are in se
that carbon emissions are set to rise this year over last. But the share of global energy that came from renewables finally passed 10%, and, for the first time, in 2017 the number of people without electricity fell below 1 billion. (Throughout, figu
2018 saw a global revolt against policies aimed at fighting global warming Australia, Canada, France and the U.S. have all seen push back against global warming policies That included weeks of riots in France against planned carbon tax increases
s the Great Monetary Inflation of 2011-18 enters its late dangerous phase. Whether we're looking at 1927-9, 1930-3, or 1937-8, the story will seem obvious in retrospect, at least according to skilled narrators. There may be competing narratives abo
The profound question which transcends all this day-to-day market drama over the holidays is the nature of the economic slowdown now occurring globally.
Just about every economic measure is trending down in China, and not surprisingly, deflation fears are mounting.