The U.S. dollar has appreciated 5 percent this year versus the yuan, with those gains occurring mainly in the last month or two. » Read More
By: Daryl Guppy
The market contradiction with the Australian dollar persists, writes Daryl Guppy. » Read More
Anybody expecting that the monetary policy can be fine-tuned to deliver price stability and a growing economy would be well-advised to think again, Michael Ivanovitch writes. » Read More
By: Arick Wierson and Javier Arguello Lacayo
If civil war erupts in Nicaragua, the U.S. could see tens of thousands of Nicaraguans seeking refuge, shifting the national debate back to border security and immigration reform just as the midterms heat up. » Read More
Elon Musk presents the sort of divisive leader on whom history decides.
There are three defining features on the Nasdaq Composite chart. All of them suggest that talk of a tech crash is unjustified, writes Daryl Guppy.
Germany's excessive trade surpluses are a burden on its EU partners, and its economic policies are not conducive to stability, growth and employment creation within the monetary union, Michael Ivanovitch writes.
The ultimate prize for Disney's bid for Fox is competitive scale and superior content for the coming war over internet streaming.
"Regulators have achieved their aim of making European banks boring," Ali Miremadi, investment director at GAM, told CNBC.
China needs to move toward squaring its trade books with the U.S., but it doesn't seem to be heading in that direction, Michael Ivanovitch writes.
Energy Secretary Perry says the U.S. is producing more energy due to innovation, deregulation and pro-growth policies.
Wage growth has been below the inflation rate and tax cuts aren't doing enough to help workers, writes former Deputy Secretary of Labor Chris Lu.
Trump’s displeasure about the Fed’s intention to keep rising interest rates sounds like an unwise dig at a central bank that seems hopelessly behind the curve in preventing an inflationary flare-up, Michael Ivanovitch writes.
CNBC's David Reid on why it is time to rethink the daily commute.
The German-led European Union does not want to balance its trade accounts with the U.S., Michael Ivanovitch writes.
For many wealthy and powerful people on Wall Street and in Silicon Valley, the future of technology is really about just one thing: escape.
Microsoft's Surface Go seems compelling at $399 but, once configured with the specs you want and a keyboard, you should consider the Surface Pro.
Washington state, home to corporate giants like Boeing and Amazon, also has a huge agriculture industry, and those farm workers will suffer in a trade war, says Gov. Jay Inslee.
Regardless of Brexit and the World Cup, we will still have an economy that is overleveraged with miniscule personal savings.
The EPA is putting the interests of Trump’s rich backers above the needs of the American people, says Columbia Prof. Geoffrey Heal.