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Chief economist update: Cash is King
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 19 JUN 2019
... pause, forward-guided in the first quarter of this year, would have just been what the doctor ordered. But Tariff Trump got in the way, reigniting the war on trade. Conspiracy theorists would imagine this was a deliberate ploy to prove ...
Chief economist update: Australian bull market here we come
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 13 JUN 2019
... it's at par with UK growth, there's still the lingering Brexit uncertainty there. Also, Australia is not on Trump's tariff sights and the cheapening of the Australian dollar is partially negating the downdraft from slower growth and ...
Chief economist update: BOE going the wrong way?
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 11 JUN 2019
Mexico (and the world) is breathing a sigh of relief after Trump's tweet "indefinitely" suspending his tariff threat against America's southern neighbour. But POTUS being Trump, he's exploited this "win" to issue fresh tariff threats ...
Chief economist update: US recession in the offing
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 3 JUN 2019
... is remedied... ...at which time the Tariffs will be removed. Details from the White House to follow [ sic ]." Donald Trump tweeted this renewed call to war on Mexico on Thursday (May 30) that practically made a mockery of the US-Mexico-Canada ...
Chief economist update: Glass half-full or US recession on the way?
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 29 MAY 2019
... on 10-year US Treasuries reacted upon - down to 2.26%, the lowest yield since September 2017. You can blame Tariff Trump and his trade war with the rest of the world. But the immediate implication of higher retaliatory tariffs would be to lift ...
Chief economist update: Currency manipulators beware
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 27 MAY 2019
As if the world hasn't had enough of the overhanging pall engendered by lingering trade tensions, US President Trump is about to raise the stakes and expand the scope to currency manipulators. This I learned from The New York Times (NYT) on May ...
Chief economist update: It'll hurt me more than it hurts you
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 24 MAY 2019
If very, very recent history is any guide, US President Donald Trump would soon be tempering his trade war tweets versus China. Trump did so early this year - prompting financial markets and economic and business agents to expect that a trade deal ...
Chief economist update: Like Britney Spears, Financial Standard's done it again
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 23 MAY 2019
... that there'll be two this year ... but that's premised on no further escalation of the trade war between Trump and the world. That being constant, Australia's economic dynamics are bound to improve and/or stop deteriorating. Let ...
Chief economist update: Japan becomes collateral damage in US-China trade war
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 15 MAY 2019
... as collateral damage. The global stock market rout that developed as a result of the renewed "little squabble" (as Trump recently put it) between the US and China is evidence enough that no country is safe from the higher tariff tit-for-tat ...
Chief economist update: A tariff for a tariff
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 14 MAY 2019
... Pretend to be weak, that he may grow arrogant. If he is taking his ease, give him no rest." - Sun Tzu, The Art of War Trump must be fuming and scratching his golden hair. Not that China retaliated for his lifting of tariffs on goods imported from ...
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