Monthly Archives: February 2017

The Potential for 100-Year US Government Debt

Immediately after assuming his post as Treasury Secretary, Steve Mnuchin began to discuss with his staff the prospect of issuing 50 and 100-year government bonds. This would mark a historic shift for the $14 trillion market, which has been resistant … Continue reading

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Takeaways from International Petroleum Week

The International Petroleum Week, hosted in London, is an excellent opportunity to gauge the standing of the oil industry, with traders and executives making the trip from around the world. Only a year ago, the event boasted a somber mood, … Continue reading

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Inflation Picks Up In Canada

Consumer prices picked up in Canada, causing CPI to hit 2.1% form a year earlier and up from 1.5% in December. Economists had forecasted inflation to hit 1.6%, which poses a drastic increase in price. The hiking in inflation can … Continue reading

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Volkswagen Sets Caps on Executive Pay

Following its biggest ever loss in 2015, and a tumultuous scandal, Volkswagen has posted 2016 profits and is projecting to see slightly higher new car sales this year. The company has taken measures to quell uneasy investors and to ensure … Continue reading

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France’s Presidential Election hit French Bonds

Investors’ speculations on the outcome of the upcoming French presidential election is causing volatility in the European bond markets. On Monday, a poll showing Marine Le Pen in the lead for April’s first round caused yields on French 10-year bonds … Continue reading

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HP sales rose after a prolonged slump

HP Inc. reported a 4% increase in revenue in the quarter that ended Jan. 31, with notebook PCs jumping 16% and its line of gaming products OMEN gaining traction. HP is widely known for producing high-quality PCs and printing materials, … Continue reading

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Tesla Charges Onward

This past Wednesday, Tesla has issued a statement claiming they want to set out an aggressive launch of their Model 3 Sedan by the end of the year. Beginning in July, Tesla hopes to amp up their production of the … Continue reading

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