Currency analysis: Brexit, the British Pound and Matters Arising

Pound’s Pounding Helped U.K. Absorb Brexit Shock There is a silver lining to the beating sterling has taken in recent days When the U.K. voted to leave the European Union in June, the pound took its worst beating in half

Currency analysis: Brexit, the British Pound and Matters Arising

Pound’s Pounding Helped U.K. Absorb Brexit Shock There is a silver lining to the beating sterling has taken in recent days When the U.K. voted to leave the European Union in June, the pound took its worst beating in half

M&A Ananlysis: China’s Ant Financial acquires Moneygram

Financial tech company to buy U.S. money-transfer provider for $880 million At a time when globalization is being called into question, China’s biggest online-payments company is seeking a foothold in the U.S. with a major acquisition. Ant Financial Services Group,

M&A Ananlysis: China’s Ant Financial acquires Moneygram

Financial tech company to buy U.S. money-transfer provider for $880 million At a time when globalization is being called into question, China’s biggest online-payments company is seeking a foothold in the U.S. with a major acquisition. Ant Financial Services Group,

Economic analysis: On Trumpflation and the Markets

Inflation is on the up, and shareholders are delighted. The postelection reflation rally was predicated on the new president’s promise to reflate the U.S. economy with big fiscal spending, putting a booster under expectations for inflation that were already moving

Economic analysis: On Trumpflation and the Markets

Inflation is on the up, and shareholders are delighted. The postelection reflation rally was predicated on the new president’s promise to reflate the U.S. economy with big fiscal spending, putting a booster under expectations for inflation that were already moving

Education economics: DeVos Set to Take Over Education System Where Test Scores Have Stalled

A lack of improvement on reading and math scores could provide validation for Betsy DeVos to push her ideas about expanding school choice  

Education economics: DeVos Set to Take Over Education System Where Test Scores Have Stalled

A lack of improvement on reading and math scores could provide validation for Betsy DeVos to push her ideas about expanding school choice  

Commodity analysis: Record Bullish Bets on Oil Raise Hopes—and Fears

Traders are betting that OPEC will stick with its output cuts, but they are also wary of a sharp reversal of crude’s rally Bullish bets on oil rose to a record in January, reflecting widespread optimism that crude prices are

Commodity analysis: Record Bullish Bets on Oil Raise Hopes—and Fears

Traders are betting that OPEC will stick with its output cuts, but they are also wary of a sharp reversal of crude’s rally Bullish bets on oil rose to a record in January, reflecting widespread optimism that crude prices are

International trade economics: U.S. Trade Deficit in 2016 Was Widest Since 2012.

U.S. Trade Deficit Last Year Was Widest Since 2012 President Trump is setting out to narrow the gap in an effort to bolster the economy.   The U.S. logged a $502.25 billion trade deficit in 2016, the largest in four

International trade economics: U.S. Trade Deficit in 2016 Was Widest Since 2012.

U.S. Trade Deficit Last Year Was Widest Since 2012 President Trump is setting out to narrow the gap in an effort to bolster the economy.   The U.S. logged a $502.25 billion trade deficit in 2016, the largest in four