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Chief economist update: The art of the deal exemplified
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 9 MAR 2018
And so it comes to pass. US President Donald Trump did what he promised he would. "Today I'm defending America's national security by placing tariffs on foreign imports of steel and aluminium...we will have a 25% tariff on foreign steel and a 10% tariff ...
Chief economist update: The risks just got real
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 5 MAR 2018
... them. Whatever the indicators indicate and the central banks decide on would be null and void should US President Donald Trump make good on his 25/10 tariff threat (25% tariff on steel and 10% on aluminium) this week and there's certain retaliation from ...
Chief economist update: Trump spoils for war
BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 2 MAR 2018
"You're going to have protection for the first time in a long time." For better or worse, US President Donald Trump continues to deliver on his campaign promises. Wall Street took Trump's latest promise fulfilment as an excuse to take profits. The Dow ...
Chief economist update: Build, build, and build some more
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 30 JAN 2018
... releases are scheduled for this week - ones that could either preserve or disrupt the status quo. In America, President Donald Trump will deliver his 'State of the Union' address and the Fed meets for the first time this year (and Madam Yellen's last). ...
Australia overdue for company tax cut: Spot poll
KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 15 JAN 2018
... prospective US fiscal expansion in 2018 appears dictated by the political cycle rather than the economic cycle. With Donald Trump fulfilling his 2016 presidential election campaign promises of delivering tax cuts and spending increases ahead of 2018's ...
The darling buds of inflation
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 15 JAN 2018
... release of the December CPI report. Chances are Kashkari will get his wish and soon. The passage of US President Donald Trump's tax cuts into law has already prodded several US companies to announce pay hikes. As CNBC reported late last month, "Fifth ...
Happier New Year
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 8 JAN 2018
... policy still remains largely accommodative. Certainly, there'll be bumps along the way - relatively high valuation; Donald Trump's unpredictable leadership; Kim Jung-on; China's ballooning debt, Australia's property market and record household debt - ...
Pre-Christmas delivery
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 21 DEC 2017
... beautiful tax cut for Christmas. With final passage of this legislation, that is exactly what they are getting." (Donald Trump) The US Congress passed the long-awaited US$1.5 trillion tax reform package that will cut the US corporate income tax rate ...
Xero founder sells $94.5m in shares to fund philanthropy
ALEX BURKE  |  FRIDAY, 17 NOV 2017
... who became Facebook's first outside investor in 2004, broke rank with the majority of Silicon Valley by supporting Donald Trump during the 2016 US Presidential election. Thiel was later appointed to then President-elect Trump's transition team.
Changed RBA rate expectations?
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 6 NOV 2017
... central bank chiefs and their henchmen months, weeks and days before. So too was the well-telegraphed US President Donald Trump's nomination of Jerome Powell. If (when?) approved by the US Senate Powell will replace sitting Fed Chair Janet Yellen on ...
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