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Saudi Aramco, the Saudi Arabian government-owned oil company, is considered the world’s most valuable company with estimates ranging in the trillions of dollars with most recent estimates....More>>>
Gold futures advanced Monday, with analysts continuing to credit a U.S. jobs report that appeared to lower the chances for an interest-rate increase at the Federal Reserves meeting later this month.
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There’s a dangerous economic policy known as negative interest rates, and it’s going to cause a stock market crash.
It’s being largely ignored because the policy isn’t used in America. Right now, it’s mostly being used in Europe and Japan. But U.S. Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen said in May she would not rule out negative interest rates if the U.S. economy....More>>>
For at least one Chinese company, the Trump family is good for business.
While President Donald Trump promises tough talking on trade when he meets his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping this week, his daughter’s clothing brand continues to take advantage of the country’s low cost production.
“Ivanka is a very good client,” said Zhang Huarong, chairman of Huajian....More>>>
U.S. equities are continuing to grind higher on Friday thanks to the resumption of the “Trumpflation” trade spurred by comments from President Trump this week that his tax cut plans would be released within the next few weeks.
The dynamic got an additional lift by his comments about the U.S. dollar’s valuation, which he thinks is too high.
Much has changed since the height of the 2008 financial crisis: the Dow has recovered and hit record highs. The unemployment rate has dropped, and currently sits below 5%. Banks are now subject to stress tests that assess their ability to withstand “exceptional” macroeconomic shocks.
One thing, however, has remained stubbornly still: the proportion of female fund managers around....More>>>
Here are some shocking stats…
Since 2011, Staples Inc. (Nasdaq: SPLS) has cut 16% of its full-time U.S. workforce — down to 44,000 from 53,000 employees five years ago.
During that same period, the company’s annual sales declined a whopping 9% — down to $22.5 billion from $24.7 billion.
And more recently, the store’s overall sales saw a 4%....More>>>