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Josh Owens

Josh Owens

Contributor since: 21 Mar 2018

Biography

Josh majored in International Relations at the University of Edinburgh and is currently the Content Director at Oilprice.com. Josh has over 6 years of writing experience, covering everything from geopolitics to finance. 

  • Is This the Tipping Point for American Credit Card Debt?

    Published 24 May 2018 | viewed 102 times

    Although aware of all traps of high-interest credit card debt, Americans continue to ignore the existing pile-up and keep putting more and more on plastic—skyrocketing…

  • China’s Social Credit Score Blacklists Travelers For Bad Behavior

    Published 22 May 2018 | viewed 487 times

    China’s ‘Brave New World’ move towards a mandatory ‘social credit’ system for all citizens by 2020 has already blocked people from 11 million flights and…

  • U.S.-China Trade War “On Hold”

    Published 21 May 2018 | viewed 262 times

    Monday, May 21, 2018 U.S. suspends plans to impose trade tariffs on China. The Trump administration abruptly suspended its plans to slap painful tariffs on…

  • The Royal Wedding Could Bring Billions Into The UK

    Published 18 May 2018 | viewed 446 times

    Saturday’s royal wedding of Prince Harry and actress Meghan Markle could end up being a billion-dollar boom for the UK economy as tourists descend on…

  • Japan Threatens U.S. With $400M In Tariffs

    Published 17 May 2018 | viewed 454 times

    Japan is giving the U.S. something to think about as Beijing begins trade talks in Washington today, with Tokyo saying it is considering over $400…

  • Australia Looks To Ban Cash Payments Over $10,000

    Published 15 May 2018 | viewed 584 times

    In the fight against terrorist financing, drug trafficking, money-laundering and tax evasion, Australia has moved to ban the use of cash in any transactions over…

  • Markets Bounce Back As Trade War Fears Fade

    Published 14 May 2018 | viewed 410 times

    Monday, May 14, 2018 Markets briefly rally, but trim gains on Mideast tension. The U.S. and China ratcheted down tough trade talk over the weekend,…

  • Could Trump’s Iran Move Jeopardize Saudi Arabia's “Vision 2030?”

    Published 10 May 2018 | viewed 405 times

    Saudi Arabia’s main geopolitical goal right now is to cripple Iran’s ability to fight proxy wars in Yemen and Syria, and oil prices are its…

  • “Defective At Its Core”: Trump Scraps The Iran Deal

    Published 08 May 2018 | viewed 809 times

    Trump has announced that the United States will withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal, calling it “defective at its core”. He has also allegedly vowed…

  • Markets Soaring Alongside Oil Prices

    Published 07 May 2018 | viewed 426 times

    Monday, May 7, 2018 Oil prices hit 3-year highs as key deadline looms on Iran deal. WTI topped $70 per barrel for the first time…

  • China's Mind Reading Technology

    Published 02 May 2018 | viewed 691 times

    China continues to roll out the dystopian society high-tech gear, with media now reporting that some companies are monitoring their employees’ brain waves in an…

  • The Hottest Investment Sector Of The Year

    Published 30 April 2018 | viewed 576 times

    Monday, April 30, 2018 Markets up on earnings, peace talks between North and South Korea. A diplomatic breakthrough on the Korean Peninsula has reduced global…

  • Millennial Men Are Looking For A Sugar Mama

    Published 28 April 2018 | viewed 654 times

    It may not be love at first sight, but the prospect of finding a wife who can pay off your student debt is tantalizing—at least…

  • China's Orwellian Social Media Machine

    Published 25 April 2018 | viewed 2,918 times

    The individuals that make up a society are often their own worst enemies, and social media networks are the weapons that they use against themselves.…

  • Was Finland’s Universal Basic Income Program A Failure?

    Published 24 April 2018 | viewed 1,402 times

    While it lasted, Finland’s social experiment that gave 2,000 unemployed people nearly $700 a month with zero strings attached was a decent take home for…

  • Markets On Edge As Treasury Yields Spike

    Published 23 April 2018 | viewed 478 times

    Monday, April 23, 2018 Markets fear rising bond yields. The bond vigilantes aren’t exactly wreaking havoc on global finance just yet, but yields on 10-year…

  • Is London Still The Financial Capital Of The World?

    Published 20 April 2018 | viewed 532 times

    The 2018 Global Regulatory Outlook report by Duff & Phelps might continue to keep London at the top of the list of leading global financial…

  • Africa’s Fastest Growing Economy

    Published 19 April 2018 | viewed 531 times

    Africa is being remade by the Chinese, and there’s no better example than agrarian Ethiopia, which was the poorest country in the world not too…

  • How Student Debt Could Cause The Next Real Estate Crisis

    Published 18 April 2018 | viewed 564 times

    An astounding 10 percent of all outstanding personal debt in the United States comes from the unbearable $1.4-trillion student debt load—a high-dollar fact that could…

  • Five Things To Consider Before Investing In An IPO

    Published 17 April 2018 | viewed 348 times

    As the IPO wave hits tsunami proportions, there has probably never been a more exciting time to get in on these offerings. Just thinking about…