Economic Overviews

5 Red Flags of Imminent Economic Collapse

These 5 red flags will give you anywhere from a few days to a few months of warning that things are about to change drastically...and well before those around you grasp the full extent of what is going on. This is hopefully a scenario that never happens as this will truly be the end of the world as you knew it.

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Ranked: The Best and Worst State Economies

It’s hard to directly compare California ($2.75 trillion GDP, 39.5 million people) to a state like Vermont ($33 billion, 0.6 million people) using absolute numbers. By leveling the playing field, we can get an idea of how states contrast in terms of relative economic strength that companies and workers would better recognize. Today’s article uses 27 metrics from WalletHub to rank all 50 state economies and D.C.

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Which U.S. States Are Most & Least Vulnerable to a Trade War?

Any impending trade war would pose the largest direct risk to states that are dependent on buying and selling goods on international markets. Today’s visualization comes to us from HowMuch.net, and it shows every U.S. state and district organized by GDP size, as well as percentage of GDP resulting from international trade.

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The 6 Fastest Growing Countries in Emerging Europe

With volatility returning to domestic equities, it might be time for investors to consider increasing their exposure to foreign markets, specifically emerging Europe...With that in mind, I’d like to share with you the top six fastest growing countries in emerging Europe, based on their just-released manufacturing PMIs for the month of March.

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