economic impact

blockchainAre Challenger Banks and Payment Firms the Gateway to Cryptocurrency Adoption?

Retail banking is undergoing something of a revolution. Taking advantage of the fact that traditional banks haven’t changed much over the years, so-called challenger banks and payment firms are starting to capture market share from the younger generation. Although most …

economic impactGlobal Growth Bottoming and Nasdaq Hits Record High

The Nasdaq has a new record high. Global Growth has slowed the last two or three years but global fund managers are seeing a bottoming in global growth. Fedex reports that they project an increase in economic growth in China …

businessFascinating Small Business Stats in the US in 2019

Small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs) form the backbone of the US economy. In this expose we take a look at some fascinating insights into small businesses and the resources that make them work. The United States is home to an …

chinaUS and Reach Agree on Phase One Trade Deal and Meeting With Trump for Final Approval

U.S. negotiators have reached the terms of a phase-one trade deal with China and they are meeting with President Donald Trump for final approval. Trade advisers were set to meet with the president at 2:30 p.m. to discuss the agreement. …

chinaThe Post Brexit-EU Versus the USA and China in Terms of GDP

It seems likely that the UK election will hand Boris Johnson and his Conservatives a majority. This would mean a Brexit where the UK leaves the EU by the end of 2020. At the end of 2019: The US economy …

economic impactPrior 80 years and the Next 80 Years

There is a relatively common belief and idea that we are in an age of accelerating technology. Technology is advancing and there is a good chance that various super-technology will be developed over the next 80 years. The story of …

economic impactWorld Emissions Are Trending 38 Billion Tons CO2e Too High 2030 for 1.5 Degree Target

The 2019 UN Emission Gap report indicates that global emissions must drop 7.6 percent per year from 2020 to 2030 for the 1.5°C goal and 2.7 percent per year for the 2°C goal. The UN report says a 30 billion …

businessDOW is up 400 Point With Talk of a Mini-Trade Deal With China

Reports indicate that the US and China could agree to a partial trade agreement. It is expected to cover currency and agriculture purchases and a delay in the tariff hike scheduled for next week. Trump and Chinese Vice Premier Liu …

businessPG&E Forces Customers to Suffer Billions in Costs Because PGE Failed to Make Their System Safe

PG&E is choosing to create what could be among the worst power outages in US history. This is not an outage where the weather directly caused the outage. It was not a hurricane that broke power lines. The winds had …

chinaHopeless Inequality is the Real Issue in Hong Kong and the World

Xi Jinping is going completely to the Chairman Mao playbook. However, China is misunderstanding the Hong Kong issues. The police in Hong Kong and soon the Chinese Army are over-reacting. This article will review the over-reaction and how it goes …