This trade spat could escalate and continue longer than most people expect. If this occurs, it will not be good for markets in the near term.
When investors are fearful of a trade war, they’re not going to be dumping money into U.S. stocks. But they will consider gold.
Legendary investor Warren Buffett has often said: “Be greedy when others are fearful.” There’s no better example than Europe right now.
The recent royal wedding — between an American and a Brit — offers some lessons about how we Americans are taxed when we live and marry abroad.
The euro is the elite’s experiment gone wrong. Since the financial crisis began a decade ago, European debt panics have been as common as international sporting events.
Investors may not need overseas exposure. They need exposure to stock markets that go up, after currency effects are considered. But that’s impossible to predict.
Peace talks in Korea are moving at the fastest pace since 1953. But this chart shows South Korean stocks aren’t reacting to the news.
Like many Wall Street sayings, the simple adage “sell in May and go away” holds some truth. This also seems to be true around the world.
China is a lot weaker than many people assume. And knowing which cards the Middle Kingdom holds … and which it doesn’t … is your key to profit from any “trade war.”