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Chief economist update: Powell blamed for fall on Wall Street
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 14 MAY 2020
... toolkit, and that's the one we'll be using." Its biggest fan, of course, is none other than US President Donald Trump, who, only a day before, again took to Twitter, tweeting "as long as other countries are receiving the benefits of Negative ...
The domino effect: Oil falls, markets follow
ALLY SELBY  |  TUESDAY, 21 APR 2020
... deficit position could benefit from cheaper oil." During a coronavirus taskforce presser overnight, US President Donald Trump said now is the time to be buying oil. "If we can buy it for nothing we are going to take everything we can get," he said. "The ...
Global markets bleed red
ALLY SELBY  |  THURSDAY, 16 APR 2020
... down 7.9% from the 2.0% forecast printed only in January," Pan said. Despite this disappointing data, US President Donald Trump remains optimistic, tweeting: "We are having very productive calls with the leaders of every sector of the economy who are ...
Wall Street surges as Sanders drops out, Wuhan reopens
ALLY SELBY  |  THURSDAY, 9 APR 2020
... Bernie Sanders drops out of the Democratic nominee race, leaving a hopeful Joe Biden to face off with US President Donald Trump for the 2020 presidential election later in the year. While on the other side of the world the Chinese government ended its ...
US faces deepest recession on record
ALLY SELBY  |  FRIDAY, 3 APR 2020
... re-boot the economy once the virus is contained," the US Labor Department said. It comes a week after US President Donald Trump signed a US$2 trillion stimulus package, the largest in the country's history. At the time, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi told ...
Chief economist update: Oil gush
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 3 APR 2020
If financial markets are going to time the beginning of the end - that is, when equity markets started their slippery slide into where we are now, it'll be 9 March 2020. That was the day the music died. Sure, equity markets were already sliding ...
Will COVID-19 infect mortgages and RMBS?
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 27 MAR 2020
... fundamentals, to suddenly and sharply decline in value." Barrack - who reportedly has a close relationship with US President Donald Trump - warned that banks, publicly-traded mortgage REITs and other non-bank lenders could find themselves in a precarious ...
World rolls out stimulus
ELIZA BAVIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 18 MAR 2020
As Prime Minister Scott Morrison updated Australians about the measures being taken at home to stop the spread of COVID-19, other nations around the world have announced their stimulus packages to cushion the economic burden . The largest, unsurprisingly ...
Wall Street tumbles, ASX holds ground
ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 17 MAR 2020
... cut in interest rates , stricter quarantine enforcements around the globe and a change of tone from US President Donald Trump all triggering one of the worst days on Wall Street since 1987. While some investors appear to be optimistic that the policy ...
Chief economist update: It's the US consumer, stupid me
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 12 FEB 2020
... September and October (that took the fed funds rate from 2.25%-2.5% to 1.5%-1.75%). That was before US President Donald Trump was impeached (though later cleared) and corona became known as the virus that's currently infecting the world -- instead ...
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