With the trade war between the US and China re-escalating once more, investors are again casting frightened glances at declining global trade volumes, which as Bloomberg writes today, “threaten to upend the global economy’s much-anticipated rebound and could even throw its decade-long expansion into doubt if the conflict spirals out […]

Bitcoin prices have accelerated recent gains overnight since Trump unleashed the latest round of incremental tariffs on China (and soft capital controls continue). This morning’s spike topped $7,000… The highest since September 2018… But bitcoin is not alone. As China-US trade tensions have re-escalated, cryptos have all surged… As we hinted […]

Saudi Arabia, the world’s top oil exporter, and OPEC’s largest producer has influenced the oil market and oil flows since the middle of the 20thcentury. Shortly after the 21st century began, one of Saudi Arabia’s key customers made its first steps toward becoming one of the Kingdom’s main competitors on the […]

The European Union and China want to work together more closely in the future. Chancellor Angela Merkel, French President Emmanuel Macron, Chinese President Xi Jinping and European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker announced this on Tuesday morning after a quartet of four in the Élysée Palace in Paris. “The dialogue between […]