Economist Perspective: Market Challenges

Economist Perspective: Market Challenges

2019: Another year of policy uncertainty and high volatility for major markets?

First Russia, Then Turkey, Now Sanctions on Venezuela -- What About Oil?

First Russia, Then Turkey, Now Sanctions on Venezuela -- What About Oil?

Even if Maduro steps down or is forced out, it will take years to rebuild the country's oil industry.

Companies Call For Substantive Solution to Trade Tensions

Companies Call For Substantive Solution to Trade Tensions

American companies need substance over style, this CEO says.

Semiconductor Slowdown Scare Could Be Shortsighted

Semiconductor Slowdown Scare Could Be Shortsighted

The long-term demand bolstered by secular shifts in technology are keeping many onboard the ship for semiconductors in the long term.

Striking Options: Global Crude Demand and Trade Tariffs

Striking Options: Global Crude Demand and Trade Tariffs

What is China's weak export data revealing about crude oil?

Home Buyer Abandons Major Downpayment in Savage Hong Kong Selloff

Home Buyer Abandons Major Downpayment in Savage Hong Kong Selloff

2 Hong Kong housing market fiascos demonstrate how sentiment has declined.

Apple's Revenue Warning Not a Worry for Samsung, Huawei

Apple's Revenue Warning Not a Worry for Samsung, Huawei

Samsung is less exposed to China than Apple.

Wild Ride Ahead: 2019 Begins With a Bearish Bent

Wild Ride Ahead: 2019 Begins With a Bearish Bent

The markets will continue to be volatile as global economic data shows bearish signs into the start of the new year.

Stocks Gain on Last Day of Worst Year for Equities Since 2008

Stocks Gain on Last Day of Worst Year for Equities Since 2008

Stocks rise Monday on positive trade news from President Donald Trump on China.

What Are Emerging Markets? Characteristics and List in 2019

What Are Emerging Markets? Characteristics and List in 2019

Emerging markets are those that are striving to become advanced economies through increased production, development of regulatory bodies and exchanges, and increasingly sophisticated markets.