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Chief economist update: A tariff for a tariff
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 14 MAY 2019
... him. Pretend to be weak, that he may grow arrogant. If he is taking his ease, give him no rest." - Sun Tzu, The Art of War Trump must be fuming and scratching his golden hair. Not that China retaliated for his lifting of tariffs on goods imported from ...
Chief economist update: The (trade) war is back on
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 13 MAY 2019
... Friday on the May 10 (New York time), US tariffs on about US$200 billion worth Chinese goods increased to 25% from 10% with Trump already readying the paperwork to slap a 25% tariff on all remaining imports from China worth around US$325 billion. As ...
Chief economist update: Countdown to T-day
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 10 MAY 2019
... is because if the US and Chinese trade delegations can't agree to agree to compromise on their respective demands, Trump has already started the paperworks to impose new 25% tariffs on an additional US$325 billion worth of imports from China. Bloomberg ...
Chief economist update: The tweet that reignited the trade war
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 7 MAY 2019
Once again, US President Donald Trump proved to the entire planet that the only thing predictable about him is his unpredictability. With just two tweets, POTUS reignited hostilities (and perhaps an escalation) of the US-China trade war, spooking financial ...
Chief economist update: The Fed pause that refreshes
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 24 APR 2019
... fear gauge - has come down and now US equities are on the up and up. Suddenly, diktats to the Fed earlier this month by Trump - "In terms of quantitative tightening it should absolutely now be quantitative easing" - and White House economic adviser Larry ...
Chief economist update: EUr next
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 10 APR 2019
... when we're just a handshake away from a Sino-US trade deal, another war on trade this way comes. US President Donald Trump must be wringing his hands at how he succeeded in making China kowtow - er, compromise - to his demands. Trump's now trained ...
Chief economist update: Two indicators giving the Fed a headache
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 9 APR 2019
... normalising monetary policy. Not only has it stopped in its tracks, the White House wants it to go in reverse. Cue US President Trump's latest "advice" to the Fed: "In terms of quantitative tightening it should absolutely now be quantitative easing". ...
Trump will continue to buoy stock markets: Poll
KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 1 APR 2019
Robert Mueller's findings that US President Donald Trump did not collude with Russia during the 2016 election campaign is good news for the global share markets, Financial Standard's latest spot poll shows. The majority of readers (68%) agree that ...
Australia appeals holistically to foreign investors: Poll
KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 25 MAR 2019
... Financial Standard . In this week's poll, we ask: What the impact of Robert Mueller's findings on US President Donald Trump will have on the global financial markets. This fortnight's edition delves into foreign investors' appetite for ...
Chief economist update: BOJ decision announced and ignored
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 20 MAR 2019
I wasn't aware of this, but it appears that Donald J. Trump had been letting his fingers do the talking even before he became POTUS. The "Daily Mail" re-printed the tweet he made back on 30 December 2013: ""No one remembers who came in second" - ...
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