U.S. China trade war

Massachusetts-based roomba designer, iRobot (IRBIT.Q), working with manufacturing solutions provider, Jabil Inc, announced production commencement on the creation of new robots ahead of schedule in Malaysia today. iRobot has…
I recently met an electrical engineer in Chengdu China I’ll call “Mr. Kin”.  He’s 53 years old, works for a private utility company. He’s been a member of the…
“China’s economic slowdown keeps getting worse,” wrote CNN reporter Laura He on September 16, 2019, “That could give the country incentive to repair its trading relationship with the United…
Last month, the International Copper Study Group stated that copper demand has exceeded supply by 155,000 metric tons in the first four months of this year. CopperBank Resources (CBK.C)…
Mark Carney, the governor of the Bank of England, proposed an overhaul of the global financial system in favour of a stablecoin like Facebook’s (FB.Q) Libra, today. He advocated…
For the first time since 2008, the Fed cut rates by 25 basis points to boost economic growth. In a perfect world, a lower cost of borrowing would’ve made…
One of the problems with living in a world with two belligerent economic powers preparing to duke it out in a trade war is the potential to get caught…
President Donald Trump tweeted out the next torpedo in his trade war with China today, aimed this time at Apple (AAPL.Q) CEO Tim Cook. Apple asked the Trump administration…
The CEO of Apple (AAPL.NASDAQ) Tim Cook (58) is university educated, liberal and gay. Combine these factors and there is close to zero chance he’s going to be a…
On December 1, 2018, Meng Wanzhou (47), a wealthy mother of four children, was arrested by the RCMP at the Vancouver, BC airport – at the request of the…