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Chief economist update: When QE is not QE

BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 14 OCT 2019
... strong enough to warrant the withdrawal of monetary policy support. This could be the underlying reason by Fed chair Jerome Powell and Co insist that this "new program" not be labelled QE. It could give a negative connotation with regards to US economic ...

Integrity Life focuses on SMEs

ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 8 OCT 2019
... provides SMEs with a great way of protecting their greatest asset - their employees," Integrity Life managing director Chris Powell said. Group insurance has traditionally been unavailable for SMEs with less than 20 staff due to the generally high cost ...

Chief economist update: When monetary and fiscal policies don't meet

BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 8 OCT 2019
He said, he said. This must be a thing now. Just as US President Trump and his central bank governor Jerome Powell don't see eye to eye with the conduct of government and monetary policies, there is no meeting of the minds between Australian Prime ...

Integrity Life launches lifetime discount offer

ELIZA BAVIN  |  THURSDAY, 19 SEP 2019
... customer's interests must come first, and products must be appropriate for their needs," Integrity Life managing director Chris Powell said. "This simple principle is something that businesses such as ours are seeking to address and to play a valuable ...

Chief economist update: Future path of fed funds rate

BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 19 SEP 2019
... target rate maintained - but after all was said and done, they were outvoted by the majority of seven (led by Fed chair Powell) which didn't disappoint financial market expectations by cutting the fed funds rate another 25 basis points to 1.75%-2% ...

Chief economist update: Fed future move depends on dollar direction

BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 16 SEP 2019
... power, and balance sheet..." "The USA should always be paying the lowest rate. No Inflation! It is only the naivete of Jay Powell and the Federal Reserve that doesn't allow us to do what other countries are already doing. A once in a lifetime opportunity ...

Chief economist update: Fed has Trump's trade war number

BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 9 SEP 2019
... was right after US Federal chair Jerome Powell's speech at Jackson Hole: Trump let loose on Twitter, virtually naming Powell an enemy of the state, saying: "As usual, the Fed did NOTHING! It is incredible that they can "speak" without knowing or ...

Chief economist update: Trump should read Frank

BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 26 AUG 2019
... lower; the Nasdaq and the Russell 2000 tumbled by 3.0% and 3.1%, respectively. Trump let loose on Twitter, virtually naming Powell an enemy of the state: "As usual, the Fed did NOTHING! It is incredible that they can "speak" without knowing or asking ...

Chief economist update: Jerome is in the Hole

BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 23 AUG 2019
... and Trump's demand for a 100 basis rate cut (plus QE) are likely to be filled... so are expectations of US recession. Powell could use his Jackson Hole speech to put the onus back on Trump and echo the Wall Street Journal's words: "Cut the Trump ...

Chief economist update: Wheels of US recession in motion

BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 22 AUG 2019
"Your breath first kindled the dead coal of wars And brought in matter that should feed this fire; And now 'tis far too huge to be blown out With that same weak wind which enkindled it." - The Life and Death of King John Bill Shakespeare might just ...