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Activity, Investment Banking

China trade fight seen dragging on through 2020 in threat to economy, Trump reelection

August 7, 2019

Via: Market Watch financial

The White House’s escalating trade fight with China is increasingly likely to drag on through the 2020 election, handicapping the U.S. economy and potentially endangering President Trump’s re-election. Strategists and economists say the U.S. and China appear further away than […]


Capital and Risk, Macroeconomic

Trump is risking his reelection with the trade war, says Strategas analyst Clifton

August 6, 2019

Via: CNBC Finance

President Donald Trump’s trade war is slamming the stock market and risks damaging the global economy, as well as his own reelection chances, according to Strategas head of policy research Daniel Clifton. “Trump is trading away his reelection,” said Clifton. […]


Activity, Trading

Trump’s North American Trade Triumph

October 16, 2018

Via: CNSNews.com

For those on the left and right who were certain that President Donald Trump’s presidency meant the end of global free trade … think again. Though Trump’s critics have dismissed the significance of the new Mexico and Canada trade deal, […]


Activity, Trading

Trump’s trade war with China is the biggest risk to the global economy, BlackRock exec says

September 4, 2018

Via: CNBC

President Donald Trump’s trade policies pose the greatest threat to global economic growth, according to the vice chairman of the world’s largest money manager. In an interview Tuesday, BlackRock’s Philipp Hildebrand also described the Federal Reserve’s current pace of credit […]


Activity, Trading

Trump’s trade policies have ‘upended’ the ‘global economic order,’ Bank of America writes

August 2, 2018

Via: Market Watch

Escalating tensions between the U.S. and its major trading partners have been a major headwind to the U.S. stock market throughout 2018, but the issue could be far more significant than the number of tariffs that are instituted, or the […]


Activity, Trading

European stocks fall as Trump threatens China with tariffs on all $500 billion in goods to U.S.

July 20, 2018

Via: Market Watch

European stocks fell Friday, with auto and bank shares among those losing ground as U.S. President Donald Trump threatened a significant expansion in tariffs on Chinese imports, underscoring concerns that a global trade war will crimp global economic growth and […]


Activity, Trading

What the stock market’s most crucial week of the year tells us about the road ahead

June 18, 2018

Via: Market Watch

Stock-market investors navigated, virtually unscathed, a gauntlet of central-bank gatherings, a historic summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean Kim Jong Un, and flaring trade tensions. The S&P 500 index SPX, -0.10% ended the week essentially flat, managing the […]


Activity, Trading

Stocks rise in latest volatile session, Trump tweets Syria attack may not be imminent

April 12, 2018

Via: Market Watch

U.S. stocks rose on Thursday, in the latest example of both heavy day-to-day volatility and market movements being directed by the latest headlines and tweets coming from the White House. Geopolitical issues remained at the forefront for Wall Street, although […]


Regulations

Trump Attacks Amazon: ‘They Pay Little or No Taxes to State & Local Governments’

March 29, 2018

Via: CNSNews.com

President Donald Trump on Thursday lashed out at online retail giant Amazon, complaining that they are putting thousands of retailers out of business and pay “little or no” state and local taxes. “I have stated my concerns with Amazon long […]


Capital and Risk, Credit

States that voted for Trump more likely to have growing credit-card debt

February 14, 2018

Via: Market Watch

American households are falling deeper into debt, reaching another all-time high last year of more than $1 trillion in outstanding revolving credit — also known as credit-card debt. That’s a 6% jump from the year before and a 20% increase […]


Capital and Risk, Macroeconomic

Trump’s first State of the Union highlights economy – but what’s the real state of the American wallet?

January 31, 2018

Via: Market Watch

President Donald Trump’s first State of the Union speech highlighted the soaring stock market and rock bottom unemployment. With consumer confidence at a 17-year high and employees bragging about their 401(k) balances on social media, Trump sounded an upbeat note […]


Capital and Risk, Macroeconomic

Most Americans think Democrats would do a better job handling economy, despite success under Trump

December 20, 2017

Via: CNBC

A recent poll found that, for the first time since 2013, most Americans think Democrats would do a better job handling the economy. The latest NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll found that 35 percent of respondents say the Democratic Party […]


Regulations

In Reversal, Trump Names Pick to Reshape Export-Import Bank, Not End It

April 17, 2017

Via: The New York Times

During his campaign for president, Donald J. Trump hinted that he would get rid of the Export-Import Bank, saying that the agency that helps finance American exports was “excess baggage.” But in a reversal of his campaign promise, on Friday […]


Regulations

Trump Candidate for Top Regulatory Post Eyes Big Bank Breakup

December 9, 2016

Via: TheStreet

Tom Hoenig, a potential Trump candidate for a key banking regulation job, said Monday he supports reinstating a law that would effectively break up the largest financial institutions by separating their investment and commercial divisions. Hoenig, currently vice chairman at the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp., told […]