Trade War

Make Up to 196% With this ORCL Trade

Make Up to 196% With this ORCL Trade

One of the more interesting situations in the investing world over the last couple of months concerns the fate of TikTok, the video streaming app that is hugely popular among teens. This is a target market that most companies are dying to have access to. TikTok is owned by a Chinese company called ByteDance, which […]

KONSKIE, POLAND - August 18, 2019: WeChat logo displayed on mobile phone

AAPL is Being Replaced With This Company in China

After crippling Huawei and throwing cold water on ByteDance’s global business, the Trump Administration has turned its sights on a third Chinese technology giant, Tencent (TCEHY). Tencent was the only Chinese company to feature in the world’s ten largest providers of both apps and games by download volumes last year, according to the mobile platform […]

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Trading In Your Dollars for Fedcoin

At the local convenience store, my wife Jo handed the clerk a $5 bill and waited for her change; finally asking for it. The clerk said, “We have a coin shortage. We have to round things to the nearest dollar.” Screw that! She dug in her purse, cobbled together the correct change and demanded the […]

TWTR, ORCL, MSFT: Who’s Going to Buy TikTok?

TWTR, ORCL, MSFT: Who’s Going to Buy TikTok?

Lost somewhat in the aftermath of the pandemic is that China and the U.S. are still in the midst of a trade war. It’s unlikely that there will be any sort of resolution until after the election, and even then, China/U.S. relations have a long way to go when it comes to trade issues. However, […]

A Utilities Trade That Can Make 317% In Profits?

A Utilities Trade That Can Make 317% In Profits?

May wasn’t exactly a banner month for the stock market. The benchmark S&P 500 index dropped nearly 6% for the month, although the index is still up about 10% year-to-date. Still, a 6% decline is enough to grab the attention of the vast majority of investors. There are short-term and long-term concerns driving the pullback […]

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange Tuesday July 29, 2008. Stocks rose Tuesday, rebounding a day after their steep tumble as a jump in consumer confidence offset some of the market's increasing concerns about the financial sector. Falling oil prices also helped lift the Dow Jones industrial average by about 125 points. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

How Much Higher Are Interest Rates Going?

If the markets weren’t so focused on the trade war with China, then most of the focus would likely be on interest rates. Of course, the trade war has an impact on interest rates, although it’s not a cut and dry connection. In a nutshell, tariffs could hurt domestic economic numbers, which could certainly factor […]