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Fred Dunkley

Fred Dunkley

Writer, conil.me

Contributor since: 26 Feb 2018

Biography

Fred Dunkley is a tech analyst, writer, and seasoned investor. Fred has years of experience covering global markets and geopolitics. 

  • Three Stocks To Watch Ahead Of Earnings Season

    Published 14 October 2019 | viewed 576 times

    It’s Q3 earnings time, with big banks up first, followed by a couple of tech giants and that streaming beast, Netflix, plus Coca-Cola and United…

  • America’s Working Class Are Footing All The Bills

    Published 10 October 2019 | viewed 807 times

    Almost a decade ago, Warren Buffett was dismissed by media and public when he said his secretary paid a larger share of her income in taxes than…

  • Uber To Offer On Demand Employment

    Published 07 October 2019 | viewed 868 times

    Maybe the next job uber takes you to will be one it found for you. Uber offers rides and food delivery, so why not employment,…

  • The Billion-Dollar Chinese Business Of Forced Organ Donations

    Published 03 October 2019 | viewed 968 times

    Back in 2015, human rights groups had welcomed Beijing’s decision to stop using executed prisoners as a source of unwilling organ donations. But the practice…

  • Trump Moves Markets With Anti-Fed Tweets

    Published 24 September 2019 | viewed 665 times

    The Fed hiked rates nine times from late 2015 through 2018, but cut them twice in the past few months. That seems to have let…

  • Trump Under Fire For Russian Connections

    Published 01 September 2019 | viewed 1,041 times

    It’s no secret that US President Donald Trump isn’t exactly a fan of the country’s intelligence agencies, and the sentiment is mutual. They’re not keeping…

  • Should The Central Bank Get Political?

    Published 28 August 2019 | viewed 894 times

    As the rules of the game change without consensus and concerns grow that America’s central bank is losing its independence to a president that has…

  • American Households Are Absorbing The Costs Of The Trade War

    Published 24 August 2019 | viewed 896 times

    Somebody’s keeping score in this trade war, and it’s the Congressional Budget Office (CBO), which now says that this tit-for-tat with China will end up…

  • Economists Call For Recession In 2021

    Published 22 August 2019 | viewed 1,036 times

    According to Trump, American consumers are rich. According to an increasing number of economists, the United States is headed for a recession in the next…

  • American Education Continues To Fall Behind China

    Published 13 August 2019 | viewed 1,933 times

    Billionaires know what American education should focus on: It’s a four-letter acronym that is set to determine the future of the economy, but America is…

  • The Road To Recession Is Paved By Tariffs

    Published 06 August 2019 | viewed 1,284 times

    With Trump declaring another 10 percent tariff on the remaining $300 billion in Chinese goods by September, and with China retaliating through currency and agriculture,…

  • Ten Extravagant Food Items For The Wealthy Only

    Published 14 July 2019 | viewed 3,327 times

    Most people don't mind paying for an expensive perfectly prepared steak or gourmet lobster dinner, but how about an $11,000 bunch of grapes--or just one,…

  • Many Americans Will Never Stop Working

    Published 10 July 2019 | viewed 2,395 times

    The word “retirement” used to describe the well-deserved free time that one earned after a long and productive work life. Not anymore.   Today, 23 percent…

  • Erdogan Fires Central Bank Head As Desperation Grows

    Published 08 July 2019 | viewed 1,044 times

    The Turkish president is getting desperate. Not only does he have a rival for the first time in many years after his party lost elections…

  • The Price Of Independence: Billions Spent On Beer, Fireworks, Food, And Tanks

    Published 04 July 2019 | viewed 2,288 times

    Americans spend billions each year on food, beer and fireworks, and President Trump is looking to take the holiday spending one step further Breaking with…

  • Markets On Edge As Trump Doubles Down On Anti-Powell Rhetoric

    Published 27 June 2019 | viewed 1,242 times

    Trump “made” Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell, the president claims in his most recent public lashing out at the central bank head. In fact, Trump…

  • Will The Stock Market Really Crash If Trump Isn’t Re-Elected?

    Published 17 June 2019 | viewed 2,577 times

    Trump’s latest 2020 campaign ploy is a threat that the stock market will crash if he’s not elected, despite the fact that a stock market…

  • Disney Heiress Asks “Is There Such A Thing As Too Much?”

    Published 22 May 2019 | viewed 3,148 times

    In a slowing brewing debate about the nature of American capitalism, the heiress of Disney is now chiming in--from the sidelines--to address CEO salaries and…

  • Executive Order Targets Huawei Over Espionage

    Published 17 May 2019 | viewed 3,403 times

    Everything’s a national security concern these days, but while auto tariffs might have squeaked through on that rule are a bit shaky, Trump’s executive order…

  • Beijing Backlash: Stocks Slammed, Gold Boosted

    Published 13 May 2019 | viewed 3,438 times

    In a classic flight-to-safety trade, U.S. equities have opened sharply in the red while gold has gained in early morning trade on Monday after Beijing…