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Michael Kern

Michael Kern


Contributor since: 21 Feb 2018


Michael Kern is a newswriter and editor at Safehaven.com, Oilprice.com, and a writer at Macro-Investing.com.

  • Mexico Kickstarts War On Junk Food

    Published 13 August 2020 | viewed 418 times

    It was with disbelief that most viewers watched Michael Moore’s documentary Where to Invade Next recount how children in France had never tried Coca-Cola. Likewise,…

  • Global Tech Stocks On Edge Over Trump TikTok Ban

    Published 09 August 2020 | viewed 559 times

    The immediate result of Trump’s Thursday executive order banning TikTok and WeChat was to shave nearly $35 billion off the shares of Chinese tech giant…

  • TikTok Takes Center Stage In US-China Tech War

    Published 05 August 2020 | viewed 1,188 times

    Short-form video app sensation TikTok is being set up to be the central feature in Washington’s economic warfare with Beijgin, but it won’t be an…

  • Crypto FOMO Heats Up As Bitcoin Climbs Above $11,000

    Published 04 August 2020 | viewed 1,451 times

    When ‘experts’ of all sorts dare to predict an exceptionally bright future for Bitcoin, they often end up comparing it to Warren Buffett’s admittance that…

  • Markets Trending Down Despite Tech Blow-Out

    Published 02 August 2020 | viewed 1,120 times

    In one of the most exciting earnings seasons in a while, thanks largely to a pandemic that has added several high-level twists, big tech is…

  • Stocks Tumble On Brutal Economic Report

    Published 30 July 2020 | viewed 1,425 times

    Global markets took a hit Thursday morning, setting up U.S. equities to open lower after the Fed warned of a weakening recovery and fading consumer…

  • The U.S. Dollar Is Losing Ground As A Reserve Currency

    Published 28 July 2020 | viewed 2,561 times

    That equities market rally that has investors giving stocks some really good days and blatantly ignoring the economic elephant in the room is now growing…

  • Tuesday Earnings Highlights: Not What You’d Expect

    Published 22 July 2020 | viewed 1,283 times

    As America records 1,000 deaths a day for an all-time single-day COVID record, the market barely blinked because it was busy watching Q2 earnings for…

  • Twitter Compromised In Unprecedented High-Profile Attack

    Published 16 July 2020 | viewed 1,293 times

    So, now we know: Twitter can be compromised at the highest levels, if that wasn’t clear before.  It was an epic hack--not for the money…

  • Face Masks Become The Key To Economic Recovery

    Published 15 July 2020 | viewed 1,404 times

    The Dow closed up 550 points Tuesday after Federal Reserve Gov. Lael Brainard called for more stimulus, the Dallas Fed predicted above-trend growth for 2021,…

  • Will Gold Hit $2,000?

    Published 12 July 2020 | viewed 3,030 times

    Gold is soaring past an eight-year high now, even as equities are rebounding, in a bizarre setup that sees the two moving in lockstep when…

  • Equities Cheer Stellar Jobs Report, But It May Be Fleeting

    Published 05 July 2020 | viewed 1,153 times

    The market barely knows how to react to good news and bad news ….  The bad news is that the United States has broken another…

  • Over 184 Companies Have Bailed On Facebook

    Published 29 June 2020 | viewed 1,607 times

    Advertising hatred of Facebook is spreading as fast as social media-generated fake news.  Facebook is taking a nose-dive precisely because advertisers are fleeing what has…

  • Economic Reopening Backfires, COVID Surge Snaps Recovery

    Published 27 June 2020 | viewed 1,504 times

    Apple is closing its stores again in Florida. Texas is pressing the pause button on its reopening plans. Michigan is delayed ‘Phase 5’ of its…

  • Immigration Attack Will Ruin America’s Tech Dominance

    Published 23 June 2020 | viewed 1,785 times

    This is where Canada’s “Waterloo” conducts a silent coup against Silicon Valley, thanks to the use of immigration as a political punching bag in the…

  • The Trillion Dollar Investment Trend Buffett Is Ignoring

    Published 18 June 2020 | viewed 2,285 times

    Legendary investors such as Warren Buffett have been getting a lot of flak lately for standing by and watching amateur investors pour into free-trading platforms…

  • JPMorgan’s Cryptic Change Of Heart

    Published 15 June 2020 | viewed 2,023 times

    After years of bemoaning bitcoin, JP Morgan is now singing a very different digital tune--possibly because now that BlackRock seems to have overtaken things on…

  • Amateur Hour On The Stock Market As Wall Street Games Newbies

    Published 14 June 2020 | viewed 1,975 times

    Only days after being celebrated for breaking all kinds of new investing records as U.S. states began reopening their economies, the cream of the crop…

  • Millennials Are Pouring Into Fee-Free Brokerage Apps

    Published 08 June 2020 | viewed 2,180 times

    Nearly 7.7 million American workers under 30 are now unemployed, and stock markets have taken a beating as the ongoing coronavirus pandemic continues to rattle…

  • Fake News Is A New Virus Without A Cure

    Published 04 June 2020 | viewed 2,219 times

    Fake news is as much of a virus as COVID-19--but deadlier in different ways, as Americans are about to find out.  And if the cure…