One man stands between us and a currency war

2019-08-11

Larry Kudlow may be the only thing standing between us and the next leg of a currency war. The president’s chief economic adviser is a “strong dollar” man. “A great country needs a strong currency,” he told CNBC soon after he was tapped last year to join the administration. “IRead More →

Here’s how to play the trade war with ETFs

2019-08-06

Bloomberg News Members of the People’s Armed Police walk past the National Museum of China at Tiananmen Square in Beijing. Looking for an investing strategy as the U.S.-China trade war rolls on? There may be an ETF for that, whether you feel most comfortable with as little risk as possible,Read More →

Trump ramps up China trade war as he heads to Ohio rally

2019-08-01

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images U.S. stocks plunged Thursday after President Trump’s China tariff threat. President Donald Trump ramped up his trade war with China on Thursday, threatening new tariffs in a move that sent stocks lower. TARIFF THREAT Trump said in a series of tweets that the U.S. would slap 10%Read More →

One of Wall St.’s premier investors says S&P 500 may tumble 16% by summer’s end because markets never ‘had a trade war like this’

2019-05-31

Enjoy Thursday’s muted stock-market bounce, because Scott Minerd of Guggenheim Partners says it won’t last for very long. The chief investment officer and one of the world’s premier bond-fund managers, in a late-Wednesday interview, told MarketWatch that the equity market is likely to stage a mini-rebound in the coming sessionsRead More →