Thanks largely to the US Federal Reserve doing an abrupt 'U' turn on rates, and with other central banks also adopting accommodative policy responses, most asset classes have provided investors with positive returns and some seasonal festive cheer. But will Scrooge appear sometime next year (in the shape of a recession) to put a damper on things? Investment teams have been busy recently,…
The winning and highly commended papers for all 15 categories at the Savvy Investor Awards 2019 were announced on December 9th. We have included all the papers that were included in the Best Real Assets Paper category here, so you can view both the winning paper and the other highly commended papers that were recognized. In addition, we have also included a…
U.S. House Democrats unveiled two articles of impeachment on Tuesday, charging President Donald Trump with abuse of power and obstruction of Congress in his dealings with Ukraine and the Democratic-led impeachment inquiry that followed.
U.S. House Democrats on Tuesday backed a renegotiated version of the U.S.-Mexico-Canada (USMCA) trade agreement after a year of often acrimonious negotiations with the White House, and it was signed by the United States, Canada and Mexico.
Then went the devils out of the man, and entered into the swine: and the herd ran violently down a steep place into the lake, and were choked. Luke 8:33 The City regulator is investigating funds worth more than … Continue reading →
What we consider a “precious metal” is not static. Our wealth storage and industrial needs are always changing. So Energy and Capital editor Luke Burgess doesn't think it's much of a stretch to imagine there will be other metals we might consider “precious” in the future.
With global gas supplies growing faster than demand and forecasters warning of a deepening glut, it was only a matter of time before analysts began talking about a gas version of OPEC with the power to control international prices. But is an OGEC even possible?
DUBAI (Reuters) - Saudi Aramco (2222.SE) shares opened up 10% on their Riyadh stock market debut on Wednesday, closing in on the $2 trillion valuation long sought by Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman.
China’s CSR landscape has changed almost as much as its urban skylines over the last decade, but the next ten years should bring even faster progress. China’s people and their leaders are no longer willing to allow companies to ignore their operations' impact on human and environmental welfare.
South Africa’s biggest platinum and gold mining companies are scaling back some operations as record power cuts, now in their sixth day, start to cripple key parts of the economy. Eskom on Monday moved to Stage 6 load-shedding from 18h00 local time, meaning it cut 6 000 megawatts from the national grid, the most yet, after a technical problem at the new Medupi Power Station. The utility…
U.S. oil major Chevron Corp on Tuesday said it expects to write down the value of its assets $10 billion to $11 billion this quarter and is considering selling some natural gas projects to prepare for long term low prices.
Europe faces few sure-fire policy options to combat the next recession. As previously discussed, monetary policy, fiscal policy, or their combination through "helicopter money" all face serious limitations in the eurozone. Could a "Green New Deal"—massive investment in the transition to a carbon-neutral economy—provide a more promising option?
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The U.S. dollar’s next big move will be lower, which could lead to a significant fall in U.S. bond prices and a slew of downgrades, Jeffrey Gundlach, chief executive of DoubleLine Capital said on Tuesday.