Tag Archive: G20

Markets Sharply Higher as Trade Tensions Ease

The highly anticipated meeting between U.S. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping took place over the weekend at the G20 meetings in Argentina. The two leaders had an opportunity to discuss trade and a range of issues, and reportedly came to an important agreement. The two nations effectively called a cease-fire over further tariffs that were set to be initiated on January 1st, 2019. The agreement was certainly progress considering little headway has been made in recent months. Whether the two countries can... Continue Reading

Are Central Banks warning About the Next Major Crash?

Although 2008 – 2009 may seem like a long time ago at this point, many will remember the financial market mayhem like it was yesterday. Numerous investment professionals and even central bankers are now sounding the alarm bell, citing some eerie similarities between then and now. High-risk lending has been on the rise over the last year or so, and it was high-risk lending that triggered the mortgage meltdown in 2008. It is easy to understand how such lending is one the rise, however. GDP... Continue Reading