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Chief economist update: Don't buy now, Australian property will be cheaper
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 23 JAN 2019
... due to lacklustre wages growth and high household debt levels - and the deterioration in international trade, driven by Trump's war on trade and what was then, the incipient slowdown in China and global economic growth. They're now becoming full-bloom. ...
Chief economist update: Policy normalisation interrupted
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 22 JAN 2019
... "economic experts" were seeing the same thing last year - 12 full months of wines and roses. That time, it was "Tax cut Trump". As per the IMF's January 2018 report, "...the US tax reform and associated fiscal stimulus are expected to temporarily ...
Chief economist update: US consumer sentiment cops bullet
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 21 JAN 2019
... Curtin - has laid it out clearly and succinctly: "Consumer sentiment declined in early January to its lowest level since Trump was elected. The decline was primarily focused on prospects for the domestic economy, with the year-ahead outlook for the national ...
Retail investors see limited upside in 2019
KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 7 JAN 2019
... months," he said. Investors' concerns centred on the tension between the world's major economies. US President Donald Trump's administration was a main concern for more than half (53%) of investors, followed by China's economy slowing ...
Chief economist update: Another year over, a new one begins
BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 7 JAN 2019
... pulling down activity in the services industry. We all know the why's and wherefores of this and its name is "Tariff Trump". US President Donald Trump's declaration of the 25/10 tariff on steel/aluminium on 1 March 2018 set the wheels of global ...
Chief economist update: Fed fail
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 20 DEC 2018
... bells that something must be wrong with the US and/or it has sacrificed its independence and kowtowed to President Donald Trump. But financial markets cannot have their cake and eat it too. The Fed disappointed expectations for only a single rate hike ...
Chief economist update: The clown in the White House
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 18 DEC 2018
It's hard not to agree with US President Donald Trump's latest tweet: "It is incredible that with a very strong dollar and virtually no inflation, the outside world blowing up around us, Paris is burning and China way down, the Fed is even considering ...
Chief economist update: Does the Fed lift or cut interest rates just for the heck of it?
BENJAMIN ONG  |  THURSDAY, 13 DEC 2018
... removed. This is good. I would like to regurgitate the other good news with regards to the US-China trade war but, given Trump's state of mind and his unpredictability, I'll pass on this for Trump can always change his mind. Scratch that, Trump ...
Chief economist update: Aussie property market drop becoming self-fulfilling
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 11 DEC 2018
... strategies from the world's major economies, led by the Fed's on-going move towards policy normalisation. Then "Tariff Trump" happened, China slowed, Japan lurched a quarter away from recession, Eurozone's economic activity lost momentum ...
Chief economist update: Tariff man takes Wall Street down
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 5 DEC 2018
With one tweet, US President Donald Trump reversed all of Wall Street's gains ... and then some. "....I am a Tariff Man. When people or countries come in to raid the great wealth of our Nation, I want them to pay for the privilege of doing so. It ...
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