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Major apartment developer: 'There is an acute crisis headed our way'

Scan the downtowns of the nation's largest cities, and you are likely to see a staggering array of cranes.<p>Most of them are helping to build luxury …

Can Nvidia’s Shares Double to $300?

Shares of have more than doubled in the past seven months. Now one Wall Street analyst is making the case for why they could double again. The chip maker was up 2.3% to $152.50 early Thursday. Over the past year, it gained 230% , the most by far of any S&P 500 company. Now Citigroup […]

Artificial Intelligence

An End to Fossil Fuels: India Commits to Sell Only Electric Cars by 2030

Doubling Their Efforts<p>Yesterday was a particularly glum day for climate scientists, with President Donald Trump withdrawing U.S. support for the …

Sector Rotations: Time To Buy Utilities, Staples And Healthcare

Equities are slowly grinding higher since the S&P 500 (SPY) broke out in July. Low volatility limits the size of the rallies and the indices are a …

EU bank stress tests: vulnerability of Barclays and RBS under scrutiny

Analysts surprised at poor performance of two UK high street banks under imagined scenarios of economic turbulence<p>Analysts are scrutinising the potential hit Royal Bank of Scotland and Barclays could take to their financial strength at times of market turbulence following the publication of EU-wide …

Trump And Other Reasons This Gold Bull Market Has Room To Run Higher

Looking more Las Vegas casino than Oval Office, the stage on which Donald Trump delivered his nomination acceptance speech last week was all gold, from the stairs to the podium, completely befitting of his showman-like style. Whether you support or oppose Trump, it’s time to face reality. This is …

Bitcoin Is Not Money, Miami Judge Rules

A judge dismissed a widely watched money laundering case in Florida on Monday by ruling that Bitcoin, the cryptocurrency, is not money.<p>Michell …

Pokemon Go helping to support national parks

<i>Pokémon Go</i> has swept the nation and gotten people out of the house in both good and bad ways.<p>Not every location has been happy to see an influx of …

2 stocks that could soar if Donald Trump wins the election

It's no secret that politics influence the stock market.<p>Not only do economic policies on taxes and trade have a direct effect on the economy, but the fortunes of sectors such as defense, manufacturing, and healthcare are closely tied to government policy, as we've seen with initiatives during the …

Stock Markets

Study: top bank execs saw the crash coming and sold off shares in their own institutions

In a new working paper from the Center for Economic Policy Research, scholars look at the trading records of shareholders, directors and top …

Pop star Ana Bárbara the latest to sue Wells Fargo over fake accounts

Wells Fargo employees and customers have complained for years that high-pressure sales tactics push bank workers to open fake accounts, which help employees meet sales quotas while costing customers extra fees.<p>Now a Mexican pop star has sued the San Francisco banking giant, alleging the same kind …

Wells Fargo

3 of the world's 10 largest employers are replacing workers with robots

There is no need to worry about whether robots might start taking our jobs. It's already happening.<p>Three of the world's 10 largest employers are …

3D printing and blockchain could change world trade as we know it

3D printing, blockchain technology, and decentralised production. There is a new world order out there and it is changing the trade world as we know …

Blockchain

Citibank: We’re nearing a bull market for oil

Citigroup is “especially bullish” on commodities in 2017, the bank says.<p>“The oil market is treading water for now, but the oil price overshot to the downside earlier this year and this is clearly setting the stage for a bullish end to the decade,” Citi analysts, led by Ed Morse, wrote in a recent …

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Another financial crisis? Soaring global debt since 2008 raises risk as world economy sputters

Ancient Babylonian kings had a special tool at their disposal when economic or social conditions turned dicey: They would declare a "debt jubilee" and instantly wipe out borrowers' loans, allowing average people deep in hock to start over with a clean slate.<p>It says something about the global …

Interest Rates

Debt and (not much) deleveraging

Global debt has grown by $57 trillion and no major economy has decreased its debt-to-GDP ratio since 2007. High government debt in advanced …

Economics

Startup Health: $3.9B in digital health funding for 2016's first half

Investment in digital health for the first half of 2016 has reached $3.9 billion, breaking funding records and showing a robust market that is …

VCs are betting on the great Chinese fitness boom

Jenny Lee Contributor<p>Jenny Lee is a managing partner of GGV Capital.<p>Haojun Li Contributor<p>Haojun Li is the vice president of GGV Capital and is based in Shanghai.<p>As the Chinese economy has boomed in the last decade, millions of people have entered the middle class. And the Chinese aren’t just …

Why innovation alone isn't enough to boost economies

We seem to be living in an accelerated age of revolutionary technological breakthroughs. Barely a day passes without the announcement of some major …

UK banks and businesses count the cost of Brexit as pessimism takes hold

UK banks and businesses are counting the costs of Brexit as pessimism takes hold, with some business leaders still in denial that the vote to leave …

UK business minister calls for corporate, personal tax cuts: FT

LONDON (Reuters) - Britain’s business minister Sajid Javid said the government should cut corporate and personal taxes to soften the blow from an expected slowdown after Britain’s vote to leave the European Union.<p>Britain's Business Secretary Sajid Javid arrives at Number 10 Downing Street in …

Budget Deficit

Hot Vancouver real estate market needs post-bid 'cooling off' period, says association

The Home Inspectors Association of B.C. is calling for the province to implement a mandatory post-bid "cooling off period" so prospective homebuyers …

Gold/Copper Ratio: Sign Of Trouble For Global Economy

The copper price is well known as "Dr. Copper", serving as a leading indicator of the direction of the global economy. Copper is a core industrial …

London banking will struggle to escape Brexit trap

The free movement principle of the EU means that all individuals of member states receive an EU passport. They can settle in any other EU country and …

As The U.S. Gets Older, CVS Cashes In

It's no secret that the US is an aging population. According to the census, by 2030, 21% of the population will be 65 and older-up from 15% in 2014. …

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This is the most important chart in global energy

If there is one graphic that neatly sums up the long-term sustainability of renewable energy, then this could be it, according to a new Bloomberg …

Brexit vote could mean US real estate boom as investors look outside London

The US real estate market could get a boost in the coming months, some analysts are predicting, thanks to the UK’s vote to leave the European Union. The news could add further fire to the already overheated property markets in some of the US’s biggest cities.<p>Uncertainty about UK’s future and its …