Two Ways to Play the Highflying Drone Market
Unmanned aerial vehicles, or drones, might be the most important tech device on the market since the smartphone. Consulting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers estimates the global drone market will be worth $127 billion by 2020. Here are two ways to play the trend.
Brexit Update: Pulling the Trigger on Article 50
Tomorrow, British Prime Minister Theresa May will officially invoke Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty. I asked my senior analyst, Martin Hutchinson, to explain what this means for Britain moving forward.
Trump’s Health Care Reform Gets Dissected
America’s healthcare bill hangs in the balance. The vote was delayed on Thursday, and the House is now saying to expect a vote around 5 p.m. on Friday. I asked my senior analyst, Martin Hutchinson, to unpack the sector for us.
AI Can Stop the Slow Bleed That’s Killing Economies
Around the globe, financial fraud costs businesses and governments trillions of dollars annually. Stronger auditing systems would be the easiest way to fix the problem. The solution? Use artificial intelligence to enhance fraud detection.
“Earth Hackers” Adopt Radical Methods to Stop Climate Change
Whether it’s the result of human activities or part of a natural cycle, there’s little question that surface temperatures around the world are going up. What is up for debate, though, is how to deal with it. That’s where the science of geoengineering comes in…
Dissecting Trump’s Border Wall Parameters
Like this weekend, when I perused the 132-page government document that outlines the parameters for Trump’s wall. The document offers guidelines to contractors who wish to help build the wall. With the wall getting closer to reality, I asked my senior analyst, Martin Hutchinson, to gauge the situation. Hutch surprised me with his analysis.
Friday Charts: Economic Sentiment Reaches Record High
Optimism can be a powerful economic force. That is, as long as all the good feelings translate into good actions. Like increased capital expenditures and hiring. Well, economic sentiment has never been higher.
Hawkish Yellen Kills Her “Inner Dove” With Rate Hike
Rate hikes are pervasive. They bleed into every financial endeavor — whether it’s a mortgage payment, a credit card purchase or the values of stocks. So I asked my senior analyst, Martin Hutchinson, to do a deeper dive into the Fed’s rate hike.
5 Reasons to Diversify Into Japanese Stocks
With a healthy uptick in GDP, increased political stability going forward and a weakening yen boosting exports — now is the perfect time to diversify into the