One man stands between us and a currency war


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


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


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’


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 →