Dow Suddenly Swings Higher as Apple Headlines Tech Stock Surge

The Dow and broader U.S. stock market pivoted higher Thursday, as traders reassessed the Federal Reserve’s dovish policy turn and its implications on riskier assets. Dow Rises from the Ashes; S&P 500 & Nasdaq Follow Wall Street’s major indexes overcame a volatile start to trade sharply higher on Thursday. The Dow Jones Industrial Average surged …

Russia Treason Trial Will Defuse US Hacking ‘Hysteria’

The conviction of two former, high-ranking Russian cybersecurity officials for undisclosed acts of treason last month underscores deteriorating cybercrime cooperation between Washington and Moscow, as U.S.-Russia tensions have spiked to their highest levels since the Cold War. At the heart of this intrigue are Colonel Sergei Mikhailov, a former deputy director of the computer crimes …

Hillary Clinton and Bloomberg Lay Down in 2020, Dems Feeling AOC and Bern

In quick succession on Monday and Tuesday, two high-profile Democrats moved into the definite ‘no’ column for a 2020 presidential bid. That’s 2016 Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton, and billionaire mayor Michael Bloomberg, who both announced they won’t be running. Hillary Clinton Says She Won’t Shut Up Hillary Clinton says she’s not going to be running …

Dow Futures, Bitcoin Claw Higher in Wake of Brutal Monday Bloodbath

Dow futures are pointing north ahead of Tuesday’s opening bell as the US stock market gears up to claw back the sharp losses it endured during the week’s initial trading session. Similarly, the bitcoin price has begun to recover from an early week sell-off as it seeks to regain the $4,000 level. Dow Futures Regroup …

Surprise, Surprise! Emerging Campaign Finance Scandal Reveals That Self-Righteous AOC Isn’t As Clean As She Says

Rookie U.S. Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has been dragged into an emerging campaign finance scandal that could potentially compromise her carefully crafted reputation as the ‘people’s candidate,’ as well as call her political platform into question just three months after the 2018 midterm elections that saw her become the youngest-ever female member of Congress. At the center …

US-China Trade Optimism Fuels $1 Trillion Chinese Stock Rally

Following a period of economic turmoil caused by trade friction between the U.S. and China, Chinese markets are experiencing an extraordinary recovery driven by indications that Donald Trump may be softening his hard line in trade negotiations between the world’s two largest economies. After Trump announced that he would postpone the March 1 deadline for …

Bernie Sanders and His $15 Wage Plan Won’t Help the Poor. Just Ask South Korea.

U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders is running for president in 2020, and as expected, he is focusing his campaign on his signature $15 minimum wage initiative. However, contrary to what Bernie Bros think, a forced increase in basic wage could lead to a drastic decline in jobs growth, cripple small businesses, and trigger an overall slowdown …