Macro Briefing: 16 May 2019

GOP lawmakers raise questions on Trump’s Iran policy: The Hill Alabama passes law criminalizing nearly all abortions: CBS Trump bans US firms from using tech gear from China’s Huawei: CNN US suspends...

Macro Briefing: 3 May 2019

Speaker Pelosi: Attorney General Barr ‘lied to Congress’: CNBC OPEC collapase may be near, says Iran’s oil minister: Bloomberg Moore withdraws from consideration to join Fed board: WSJ Eurozone inflation edged up...

Powell’s Press Conference Draws Rave Reviews For Simplicity of The Fed’s...

While it was not in any sense a newspaperman’s dream of a press conference, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell won plaudits Wednesday from Wall Street economists for keeping his...

The Consumer Potential of Retail Cannabis

“Eat, drink, and be merry” is becoming an increasingly common mantra for cannabis consumers. It’s also a refrain that speaks the evolving demand picture for cannabis in a post-legalization environment,...

Macro Briefing: 26 April 2019

US growth expected to post solid gain in today’s Q1 GDP report: WSJ Survey of economists: Fed on hold through 2020, no rate cut: Bloomberg China’s president outlines plans for nat’l...

Macro Briefing: 25 April 2019

Trump vows to fight ‘all the subpoenas’ issued by the House: The Hill N. Korea’s Kim and Russia’s Putin discuss nuclear stalemate: ABC Measles cases in US rise to highest since...

Macro Briefing: 24 April 2019

Will the Supreme Court’s decision on the Census alter elections? NY Times ISIS claims responsibility for Sri Lanka bombings: New Yorker N. Korea’s Kim Jong-un visits Russia for summit with Putin:...

The Evolution of Hydrogen: From the Big Bang to Fuel Cells

It took five years to sell the first million electric cars. In 2018, it took only six months. The Tesla Model 3 also passed a significant milestone in 2018, becoming...

The Casino Mentality In Trading

Any quick drive through Goa Casino makes it pretty clear who is making in the money – the Casinos! Why do gamblers keep going back despite losing most of the...

Most Businesses Were Nowhere Near Ready For Brexit Last Friday –...

Thank goodness for backbench MPs and the European Union. Without their efforts, the UK would by now have left the EU without any trade deals, or ongoing relationship with...

Map: Visualizing 40 Years of Nautical Piracy

For millennia, voyaging on the open seas has been a dangerous and risky endeavor. Between the powerful forces of Mother Nature and self-made obstacles stemming from human error, there is...

The Most Valuable Agricultural Commodity in Each State

Canna-business is booming on the heels of Canada’s momentous decision to legalize cannabis nationwide, and the industry is now projected to bring in close to $95 billion by 2026. Much...