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Chief economist update: It's not just the trade war

BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 26 MAR 2018
... March, POTUS announced that the White House would be imposing a 25% tariff on around US$60 billion of Chinese imports, with Factset reporting: "Trump reiterated his administration has told China it wants trade deficit [with China] reduced by $100 billion." ...

Former UniSuper investment analyst joins AustralianSuper

ALEX BURKE  |  FRIDAY, 16 MAR 2018
... rebalancing and liquidity management. Before that, he was a senior performance analyst at NAB, an account executive at FactSet, an economic statistician at Statistics New Zealand and a senior research at Rothschild. He has also held roles at PwC, BlackRock ...

Chief economist update: This time is different

BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 7 FEB 2018
... the ride from the true believers. And believe they should, given the strong and strengthening US economic fundamentals. Factset's latest Insight report shows that in the current reporting season that, "with about 50% of S&P 500 constituents having reported ...

Un-Keynesian

BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 5 DEC 2017
... way for the corporate tax rate to be lowered to 20% from the current 35%. Ole! Ole! Ole! Good news for Wall Streeters. Factset reports: "Deutsche Bank noted that even with the recent rally, only about a third of the benefit of tax reform has been priced ...

The Fed's aware of building imbalances

BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 28 NOV 2017
... faces and are forced to cover. To be sure, the US economy is growing strong and company earnings are too. According to Factset's 'Earnings Insight' report (released last Friday), "For Q3 2017 (with 98% of the companies in the S&P 500 reporting actual ...

Surefire Melbourne Cup bet

BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 30 OCT 2017
... 8.6% in the August quarter from 8.8% in the three-month period ended May and the record high 8.9% in February (based on Factset available data). Good, but as the chart below shows, not good enough to induce an acceleration in wages growth. This is hardly ...

Job openings in America

BENJAMIN ONG  |  FRIDAY, 13 OCT 2017
... latest update showed little change in August from July: job openings remained at a robust 6.1 million (the highest on Factset record); hirings dipped marginally to 5.4 million from 5.5 million; separations; the quits rate fell slightly to 2.1% in August ...

Transparency to the max

BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 25 SEP 2017
... and down 5.7% over the week. Together with the sub-9 readings in the last week of July, these are the lowest readings on Factset's record (1990). There were a number of occasions in the past when Fed Chair Janet Yellen cautioned that these ultra-low ...

Powered by low-flation

BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 31 JUL 2017
... record highs last week. The most proximate cause is, of course, the strong June quarter earnings results. According to Factset: "Of the 57% of companies that have now reported, more than 73% have beaten the consensus EPS estimate, above the 70% one-year ...

Mystery buyer for $800m Aussie bond record

EMMA RAPAPORT  |  THURSDAY, 6 JUL 2017
... Financial Management issue of Treasury Bonds, 5 July 2017 Source: AOFM Australian fixed interest yields pa, 2007-2017 Source: FactSet, Rainmaker