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The Grinch is stealing Christmas
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 9 DEC 2014
... renewed contraction in the New Year unless demand shows signs of reviving." You call that bad news? Take a look at the land of the rising sun, or in this case, the land where the sun couldn't rise - Japan. As if the 1.6% annualised rate of contraction ...
Un-taper re-reflate
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 14 OCT 2014
... Street remains in no mood for celebration even as America commemorated the day Christopher Columbus discovered their land of milk and honey and hotdogs - the Dow's down by 1.4%, the S&P 500 by 1.7% and the Nasdaq by 1.5%. Lessons of scares past show ...
Sunrise, sunset
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 19 SEP 2014
... financial markets' worry about the Fed was too much ado about "considerable time". Any moment now, we'll get to know how the land of "Braveheart" and scotch on the rocks - Scotland - voted with regards to their divorce with Britain. And then there are ...
Sunrise, sunset
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 28 AUG 2014
... point to the psychological support level. With Wall Street at rest, let's take time to check on the happenings in the 'Land of the Rising Sun' - Japan - and I must say, it's not looking good. As with other equity markets, the Nikkei-225 index rose - ...
Run with bulls
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 15 JUL 2014
... May, "...in June as budgetary outlays accelerated following Beijing's call to support economic activity". Finally in the Land of the Rising Sun, while it's central bank is not expected to announce any change in policy when it concludes its meeting today ...
Wall Street is in a spin
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 25 JUN 2014
... escalating Middle East tensions... Sounds about quite right 'eh Virginia? After all, an escalation of conflict in the land of the sand dunes would lift the price of what's underneath those sand dunes - oil. This, in turn, would erode disposable income ...
7.5% in black and white
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 18 JUN 2014
... we get to read Chinese Premier Li Keqiang's thoughts - he penned himself, in english - on the eve of his visit to the land of the English (he's there now). Not about those speeches and gabs delivered in Beijingese -- some of which may be lost in translation. ...
The good, the good and the dollar-A
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 23 JUL 2013
... Best you not remember them - yes them of the Reinhart and Rogoff infamy. There's sun shining ever so brightly in the Land of the Rising Sun with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and his government and his 'Abenomics' getting a thumbs up from Japanese voters. ...
Is it safe?
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 24 JUN 2013
... looking beyond the next day's or the following week's trade, I still stand behind my view that equity investors are in the land of Goldilocks' land...and visits by papa bear, mama bear and baby bear should be seen as opportunities to add to holdings. ...
Yuan to float free, in our dreams
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 22 MAY 2013
... continue on weakening and revive the economy of this land girth by sea just as the sinking yen's boosting that of the land of the rising sun. While we're on exchange rate subject, Mr. Alex Dunnin -- my dear colleague and director of research & editorial ...
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