Norway's currency has been underperforming the price of oil and other European currencies over the last five years. We dig deep to find the cause.
Negative rates are touted to raise bank lending that bolsters consumer spending, which boosts economic activity. To critics, they are a damaging tax.
Negative rates were considered an elixir to boost growth in the eurozone, Japan, Sweden and Switzerland. We did a case study to find out if it worked.
Will the Fed pause after three rate cuts? Will equities gain from a China trade deal, and what happens to gold if rates stay put? We offer some insights.
Automation and workplace efficiencies are blurring the inflation rate through lower wage costs. This could mean we are underestimating real GDP growth.
Gold and silver options are showing unusual positive skews, often a signal for a correction. But steep rate cuts and a weaker dollar could change that view.
Sweden's krona has tumbled in value against the euro and US dollar over the past few years. What is weighing down the currency and is it about to rebound?
The trade war might not affect top-line revenues of most companies but the disruption of supply lines could raise costs, impact profit margins in 2020.
The supply landscape of the oil market once dominated by Saudi Arabia and other Middle East nations is being reshaped by the rise of US shale oil output.
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Quantitative easing aims to inject liquidity into the economy but an unintended consequence is a widening of the bid/ask spread, leading to sluggish growth.
Although returns in the industry have been strong year to date, performance this decade has been weaker than previous ones and investors wonder why.
Oil's sharp rally after drone attacks on Saudi Arabia's oil facilities has fizzled out. Has the market sufficiently priced in Mideast geopolitical risk?
Supply disruptions in the Middle East that used to roil the oil market seem to have lost their potency in the wake of surging shale production in the US.
Gold has outperformed equities over the past year, reversing a trend favoring stocks between 2011 and 2018. Do economic fundamentals favor gold or stocks?
Even as the trade war with China remains unresolved after more than a year, Europe could be the next target of US tariffs that could hurt the auto sector.
The bull market in equities has entered its 11th year. How long more can the rally last? There are six tell-tale signs of a stock market on the home turn.
We usually don't know we are in a recession until we are already in one. The spread between high-yield debt and government bonds could offer a heads up.
Negative rates are seen by some quarters as the fuel to speed up economic growth. The eurozone and Japanese experience, however, paints a different picture.
Latin America's darling for a decade, Mexico's economy has taken a tumble in 2019 but its low debt level could allow for increased borrowing to spur growth.