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China considers the South China Sea its own sea. All of it, including the artificial islands Beijing has been building in disputed waters and the riches that are hidden below the vast sea area. And it is prepared to use its old and new naval powers to make sure that no other country is reaching for these riches without its permission.
Enbridge Energy, Limited Partnership (NYSE:EEP) had its target price lowered by Barclays from $16.00 to $11.00 in a research report sent to investors on Tuesday morning, Marketbeat reports. The brokerage currently has an equal weight rating on the pipeline company’s stock.
Several other research firms also recently commented on EEP. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Enbridge....More>>>
Although physical gold has been hailed as a great long-term investment and hedge against inflation, the best gold miner to invest in can offer even better returns than the precious metal itself. Gold mining stocks are outperforming the spot price of gold so far in 2017 by a wide margin.
Video3 Catalysts That Will Boost Gold Prices in 2017
Gold prices are currently up 6.3% this....More>>>
D.R. Barton, Jr.
We saw such unusual market action on Wednesday, Nov. 29, that I had to push my original plan for today’s article until next week.
On Wednesday, we had very a unusual occurrence – strongly bifurcated (or split) market indexes here in the United States. Here’s what I mean:
S&P 500 was almost exactly flat: It finished the day....More>>>
William Patalon III
Yesterday afternoon was a typical day here at Money Map Press’ offices in downtown Baltimore – that is, a busy day.
But like a lot of other folks here, when I saw the news out of Philadelphia, that a stricken Southwest Airlines Inc. (NYSE: LUV) Boeing 737-700 had made an emergency landing at the airport there with one fatality, I stopped....More>>>
Half of the American workforce can’t fight discrimination at work. Not because they don’t have rights, but because they signed them away.
More than 60 million Americans are bound by forced arbitration agreements, which state that an employee can’t sue the company or participate in a class action. Instead, the employee would have to bring a complaint to an arbitration....More>>>
Not long ago, I had the opportunity to go to China and discuss the crackling, “always on, 24/7” foreign currency exchange (forex) market.
It’s easily one of the richest, most liquid, and dynamic markets on earth.
I mean, this market sports more than $5.3 trillion in trading volume every single day. That swamps the stock and futures....More>>>
Australia, one of the world’s biggest users of rooftop solar panels, likely added the most new capacity on record last year as electricity users sought to ease escalating power bills.
A preliminary estimate by Australia’s Clean Energy Regulator of 1.05 gigawatts installed last year would be a record for the country, the government body said in an emailed statement....More>>>
The Dow Jones Industrial Average on Thursday was trading near the lows of the session as a steady rise in the rates of long-dated Treasurys weighed on buying appetite for stocks. The 10-year Treasury note yield
Asian equities Wednesday largely built on gains in the U.S. and Europe the day before, but Chinese stocks continued to lag behind on concerns about trade and the countrys economy.
Equities there started higher, but the selling resumed by midmorning, led by small-caps as they extended Tuesdays selloff.
Indexes in Shenzhen, where many smaller firms and tech-related companies are listed,....More>>>