Weekly Comic: King Dollar – Investing.com India

By Geoffrey Smith  Investing.com — Can anything stop the almighty dollar? The greenback has been on a tear this year as the Federal Reserve has embarked on the longest and most aggressive tightening of U.S. monetary policy in 30 years. It’s up 17% against a basket of advanced economy countries, and by much more against some … Read more

Weekly Comic: Musk’s Courtship of Twitter Keeps Getting Weirder

By Geoffrey Smith Investing.com — Elon Musk is on the hook for Twitter (NYSE:) and the wriggling is getting more and more frantic. A week after legal pressure drove the Tesla (NASDAQ:) CEO to renew his offer for the social media site, Twitter’s stock still trades at $50.07 a share, some 7.3% below the $54.20 … Read more

Weekly Comic: The Great Central Bank Test of Strength

By Geoffrey Smith  Investing.com — Central bankers may not want to see it this way, but this week’s round of policy meetings is boiling down to a brute test of strength. Whose economy is strong enough to withstand the battering of big interest rate rises as the world’s monetary guardians try to tame the beast of … Read more