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Chief economist update: Wall Street in drunken sailor's shadow
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 26 NOV 2018
... ones including China) as well as making it harder for US exporters to sell their wares, that'll only aggravate Trump's war on trade. We could smile at every move on Wall Street and cry if we want to, not because it's our birthday ...
Chief economist update: The money is one Fed rate hike next year
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 19 NOV 2018
... stoush between the US and China and, of course, how high the Fed is taking interest rates. There's no question that Trump's protectionist trade policy is impacting business and investment decisions around the globe - especially in China. ...
Chief economist update: Slowing in sync
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 16 NOV 2018
... budget deficit and the general slowing in Eurozone economic activity, there's Brexit, and of course, there's Trump's trade war against China. A picture paints a thousand words, so here's what the Fed's policy normalisation ...
Chief economist update: Buy the dip or sell the rallies?
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 13 NOV 2018
... on Wall Street on anything else but is simply not rational. The same way the President of the United States, Donald Trump, has done with his tweet: "The prospect of presidential harassment by the Dems is causing the stock market big headaches!" ...
Chief economist update: Cheaper oil greases wheels of growth
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 12 NOV 2018
... in oil production after the OPEC and non-OPEC nations meeting in Algiers on 23 September. Not after US president Donald Trump re-imposed sanctions on Iran as well as threatened that the US would also sanction countries importing oil from Iran. But ...
Chief economist update: Oil slick
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 7 NOV 2018
... since December 2014. The black gold's price received another boost in the middle of this year after US President Trump re-imposed sanctions on Iran as well as threatening that the US would also sanction countries importing oil from Iran. ...
October volatility sours investor outlook
KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 6 NOV 2018
... volatility has played a hand in driving this pessimism, investors are more concerned about major global issues." The Trump administration (46%) was cited as the major issue investors were concerned about. Tensions between the world's major ...
Chief economist update: The Middle Kingdom's middling growth
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 6 NOV 2018
... key factors weighing on sentiment at the start of the fourth quarter." The recent draft tax cut proposal (slated to take effect in January next year) should help revitalise domestic demand but the China-US trade dispute solely depends on Trump.
Chief economist update: Americans who want work will find it
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 5 NOV 2018
... employment provides income - and in this case, offers of higher salaries - more employed Americans would benefit from Trump's tax cuts. Not only that, the US government budget wins too, in that it's spending less on unemployment benefits. ...
Chief economist update: Shopaholics drive US growth
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 29 OCT 2018
... spending accelerated from an annualised rate of 3.8% in the June quarter to 4% in the September quarter. To be sure, Trump's tax cuts are now working its way into the US economy, lifting consumers' disposable income that is generating a ...
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