AAII Survey: Few Investors Changing Their Portfolios In the Face of Brewing U.S.-China Trade War

For the last several weeks, the on-again, off-again threat of trade war with China has been pushing and pulling the market. In the latest development, earlier this week President Donald Trump says he is “ready” to place tariffs on every Chinese good imported to the U.S. Speaking with CNBC Friday morning, Trump said “I’m ready to go…

 

AAII Survey: Readers Predict the Most Impactful Developments in Finance for 2018

Change is a constant in the financial world. New services, products and technologies are always coming to the market. In turn, consumers are confronted with new ways to think about their finances. Some of the trends facing the field of finance this year include: Higher interest rates Tax reform An expanding role of artificial intelligence…

 

Readers Chime in on Possible Impact of Consumer Debt on Economy, Stock Market

According to The World Bank, global growth is projected to rise to 2.7% in 2017 after expanding by a post-financial-crisis-low 2.3% in 2016. The organization expects growth in emerging market and developing economies (EMDEs) to pick up in 2017. However, it also sees downside risks to global growth: increasing policy uncertainty in major advanced economies…