What does that mean for investors as the pair approaches parity?

A statue of the Euro stands in front of the former European Central Bank headquarters in Frankfurt, Germany, on Sunday, July 3, 2016. Christian Boxy | Bloomberg | Getty Images The euro approaching parity with U.S. dollar For the first time in 20 years, currency strategists are divided over whether it will get there, and … Read more

What Walmart, Target, Home Depot, and Lowe’s Tell Us About the Economy

To what extent can the American consumer bear a rise in inflation rates? This depends on who you ask. Four major retailers – WalmartAnd GoalAnd Home Depot And Louie They announced their quarterly financial results this week, and each offered a different view of where and how people spend their money. Walmart said some of … Read more

China suggests easing tech-related strictures, but don’t expect a shift in policy

China has shown signs of easing its crackdown on the technology sector that has wiped out billions of dollars from the value of its flagship companies. But analysts said Beijing’s recent positive rhetoric should not be confused with policy reversal. “I think the big tech companies will have a grace period maybe for the next … Read more