June 19, 2018—It’s not just the warm weather on the East Coast that is heating up these days. It is also the escalating friction between the U.S. and its trading partners, China in particular. The Trump administration has imposed a series of tariffs that are either in or will soon be in effect on a spectrum of goods—ranging from washing machines to steel and aluminum—that, as of Friday, will include an additional $34 billion of imports from China.
June 15, 2018—On Thursday, June 14, the European Central Bank (ECB) made the equivalent of a bar’s ‘last call’ before it stops serving alcohol. It announced at its policy meeting that the asset purchase program known as quantitative easing (QE) would be winding down in the fourth quarter of 2018 and ending by the end of December.
May 16, 2018— Technology has always been one of the most exciting industries in the global economy, and not just because it is fun to imagine its futuristic applications. More than ever, technology and data are integrated into every good and service that is produced.