Staying Home

Trade disputes and related issues have yet to shake the dominance of U.S. stocks in world markets. Comparing the performance of the Vanguard Total Stock Market and Total International Stock Index exchange-traded funds shows as much. The ratio between the ETFs slid just 0.3% Monday after setting a record Friday and more than doubling since … Continue reading Staying Home

Huawei at the Center of Trade Issues

Although said to be coincidental, the timing of the Huawei blacklist has put added pressure on China during the escalating trade war. The U.S. Commerce Department opened a relief valve announcing Monday it had granted a 90-day license for mobile phone companies and internet broadband providers to work with Huawei to keep existing networks online … Continue reading Huawei at the Center of Trade Issues