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  • Legacy Automakers See Massive Spike In Sales

    Published 11 April 2021 | viewed 976 times

    BMW is the latest legacy automaker to smash its sales comps for Q1, as automakers benefit from 2020's poor sales due to the pandemic. BMW…

  • Morgan Stanley Sees Apple As Major Threat To Tesla’s Dominance

    Published 24 December 2020 | viewed 2,446 times

    Just hours after Elon Musk took to Twitter to reveal to the world that Tim Cook wouldn't take his phone calls when he was looking for a…

  • Solar Boom Could Send Silver Prices Higher

    Published 12 December 2020 | viewed 6,212 times

    Saxo Bank projects silver will soar to a record $50 an ounce in 2021, powered by loose Federal Reserve monetary policy and a weak dollar,…

  • 14 Million People Will Lose Unemployment Benefits On December 31st

    Published 23 November 2020 | viewed 5,003 times

    While markets remain on edge over the sudden tension between the Treasury and the Fed, following Mnuchin's surprise notice to Powell that the Treasury would…

  • SpaceX Gets Go-Ahead To Send Humans Into Space

    Published 14 November 2020 | viewed 4,414 times

    NASA has officially certified the first privately owned commercial spacecraft system capable of transporting humans to and from the International Space Station. In an announcement released on…

  • Maduro Turns To Gold Mining As Venezuela's Economy Crumbles

    Published 01 September 2020 | viewed 4,506 times

    Is gold money? Venezuelan President Nicholas Maduro sure seems to think so. Having exhausted all other options and having run out of space on its…

  • Permanent Layoffs Are On The Rise

    Published 21 August 2020 | viewed 4,742 times

    In yet another sign that the economy isn’t poised for a quick bounceback even if researchers produce an effective COVID-19 vaccine, many companies are considering permanently…

  • Are Semiconductor Stocks Overvalued?

    Published 05 August 2020 | viewed 8,168 times

    Semiconductor stocks have experienced significant multiple expansion since mid-March despite second-quarter chip sales "roughly flat compared to the first quarter," reported  Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA).  SIA said, "worldwide…

  • Congress Butting Heads Over New Round Of Stimulus Checks

    Published 23 July 2020 | viewed 3,667 times

    As negotiations continue in Washington DC over the next coronavirus relief package, Republicans and Democrats have shifted their focus to the next round of direct…

  • Cruise Companies Are Swimming In Debt

    Published 22 July 2020 | viewed 5,665 times

    They had to build a special runway just to get him down.” It seems like every day there is another high street shock – a…

  • The U.S.-China Tech War Could Cost Trillions

    Published 17 July 2020 | viewed 3,103 times

    How much would a Tech Cold War Cost? That's the question DB's new tech strategist Apjit Walia asks in a new research report, in which…

  • Big Banks Are Cashing In On Recession Fears

    Published 16 July 2020 | viewed 2,811 times

    The Federal Reserve's stunning effort to keep credit flowing in the system during the virus pandemic and resulting lockdowns have been like striking gold for the…

  • Global Stocks Are Soaring On Fresh Vaccine Hopes

    Published 15 July 2020 | viewed 8,678 times

    Global stocks surged, and US equity futures jumped rising to the Monday pre-dump highs, on coronavirus vaccine optimism (with headlines now conveniently appearing every time…

  • U.S.-China Tensions Are Reaching A Boiling Point

    Published 14 July 2020 | viewed 3,722 times

    Global stocks slumped on Tuesday as a safety bid appears in the dollar as Sino-US tensions continue to worsen.  There were a couple of significant developments…

  • China's Economic Recovery Remains Tepid

    Published 13 July 2020 | viewed 4,148 times

    Smartphone shipment data from China suggests consumers are weighing on overall economic growth, reducing the odds of a "V-shaped" recovery. Smartphone shipments in the world's second-largest…

  • Inside The Biggest Counterfeit Gold Scandal In Recent History

    Published 30 June 2020 | viewed 13,464 times

    Over the years, we have periodically reported of the occasional gold bar discovered as counterfeit in Manhattan's Diamond District which instead of containing the yellow precious metal would…

  • Natural Gas Demand Hits 25-Year Low

    Published 25 June 2020 | viewed 3,939 times

    Natural gas prices near a 25-year low on Thursday morning as the summer heat has yet to materialize, and oversupplied conditions persist.  August NatGas futures slid…

  • Is The Fed Getting Desperate?

    Published 16 June 2020 | viewed 2,806 times

    Equity markets are flying, emerging markets are up, bond yields are creeping ever so slightly higher, credit is doing just fine. Good news for the…

  • How Big Will The Next Real Estate Bust Be?

    Published 08 June 2020 | viewed 9,651 times

    So how big is the impending commercial real estate bust in the US? Bigger than the residential mortgage bust of the 2000s and also bigger…

  • 40 Million Jobless As Pandemic Fuels Economic Collapse

    Published 28 May 2020 | viewed 2,990 times

    In the last week 2.123 million more Americans filed for unemployment benefits for the first time (versus the 2.10mm expected). Source: Bloomberg That brings the…