Market Movers: G20 Meeting

Market Movers: G20 Meeting

Trade truce in Osaka?

As U.S. Trade Deficit Widens, Trump Proves Loser at Own Game

As U.S. Trade Deficit Widens, Trump Proves Loser at Own Game

When it comes to his oft-stated goal of reducing the U.S. trade deficit, President Donald Trump isn't winning. The current account deficit - a broad measure of the trade balance that also encompasses some investment flows - has averaged $48.9 billion a month so far in 2019, roughly 17% higher than in 2016, the last full year before Trump took office.

The One Geopolitical Event That Could Surprise Markets the Most

The One Geopolitical Event That Could Surprise Markets the Most

There's a lot going on right now and the markets (and media) have difficulty latching on to more than three or four stories at a time.

Less Than a Cold War, but More Than a Trade War

Less Than a Cold War, but More Than a Trade War

This may be a case where the short-term damage to markets may be for the best in the longer run.

Buckle Up, We May Already Be in a Recession

Buckle Up, We May Already Be in a Recession

Growth will keep falling off a cliff unless Fed Powell comes to the rescue. But it is unclear whether he can, or will.

Wall Street Is Ignoring Trump's Ultimate Goal: A Total Ban on Imports

Wall Street Is Ignoring Trump's Ultimate Goal: A Total Ban on Imports

U.S. business leaders just aren't listening to what the president has been saying for decades.

Trump Imposing 5% Tariffs on Mexico Over Illegal Immigration; Futures Slammed

Trump Imposing 5% Tariffs on Mexico Over Illegal Immigration; Futures Slammed

President threatens to incrementally raise tariffs up to 25% by October if Mexico doesn't stop illegal immigrants from entering the U.S.

What Theresa May's Resignation Means for Wall Street

What Theresa May's Resignation Means for Wall Street

Theresa May announced she will step down as UK's Prime Minister on June 7. What does this mean for investors? Action Alerts PLUS' Jeff Marks weighs in.

Federal Reserve Minutes Show Disagreement on Whether Inflation Will Stay Low

Federal Reserve Minutes Show Disagreement on Whether Inflation Will Stay Low

The Federal Reserve releases minutes from a closed-door two-day meeting that monetary-policy officials held in Washington on April 30 and May 1. The discussion preceded their decision to hold official U.S. interest rates steady in their current range of 2.25% to 2.5%.

India's 2019 General Election: By the Numbers

India's 2019 General Election: By the Numbers

India's 2019 general election is the biggest election in history.