The slide in the oil price has blown a hole in Saudi Arabia’s budget with the deficit reaching 15% of GDP last year.
Articles written by Andrew Van Sickle
Italy has gone through a whole global recovery with no growth. What’s gone wrong, asks Andrew Van Sickle.
Earnings and valuations are unappealing, while another headwind is an increasingly hawkish central bank, says Andrew Van Sickle.
Brazil is so cheap that the current imbroglio is priced in – and its long-term potential makes it well worth a look.
Gold has gained around a fifth in 2016 and is at its highest level in over a year. Can that continue?
Investors were selling in droves last year and in early 2016. But now they’re back with a vengeance. US high-yield, or junk, bonds, the riskiest segment of the corporate credit market, are among the best-performing major assets this year.
The bulls are back in force in the oil market as supply disruptions around the world reduce the global glut.
The Philippines has overcome years of coups and economic mismanagement to become a regional star. But newly elected president Rodrigo Duterte could threaten all that.
The eurozone’s finance ministers have opted yet again to delay making the hard decisions over Greece, says Andrew Van Sickle.
Last Friday’s US payrolls data fell short of expectations. So, what does that mean for interest rates, asks Andew Van Sickle.