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October volatility sours investor outlook
KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 6 NOV 2018
... recent 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
... 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
... gaining 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
... household 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 ...
Chief economist update: Fear and loathing on Wall Street
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 25 OCT 2018
... territory - up 3% this year to date but sharply down from the peak gain of 17.5% recorded on August 29. US President Donald Trump continues to blame the Fed: "Every time we do something great, he [Powell] raises interest rates ... I'm just saying ...
Chief economist update: If you can't beat Trump, copy Trump
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 23 OCT 2018
... address China's underlying problem which is the slowing economy - are not helped by its on-going trade stoush with Trump. Yet hope has sprung! It appears that the Chinese government has now borrowed a leaf from its adversary in the form of tax cuts. ...
Chief economist update: Still the lucky country?
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 19 OCT 2018
... multiplying on growing concerns over: Wall Street's heightened volatility, Fed rate rises and the risk of a policy mistake, Trump's protectionist policy, China's slowdown, Italy's budget deficit, geo-politics (Saudi Arabia), emerging ...
Chief economist update: Bull markets don't die of old age
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 18 OCT 2018
Sticks and stones may break my bones, but Trump's continued criticisms wouldn't hurt me! US President Donald Trump has blamed the Fed for sparking the recent sell-off on Wall Street as well as threatening to undo the "good" for the economy that ...
Chief economist update: When QE turns to QT
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 16 OCT 2018
... provided a clear guidance on the trajectory of its future interest rate hikes (one this year, three in 2019 and one in 2020). Trump has already upped the ante on his trade war against China then, announcing another set of tariffs on US$200bn worth of ...
Chief economist update: Blame and trim
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 15 OCT 2018
Trump blamed the Fed for last week's heightened volatility on Wall Street and I agreed that he was correct when he ranted that, "The Fed is going loco and there's no reason for them to do it." This is because - as I wrote last Friday - America's ...
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