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The U.S. Is Already In Recession – And There’s Something Wrong With The Stock Market Rally

If the United States’ economy is in bad shape due to its trade war with China, how come its stock market has been so bullish lately? The S&P 500 is about to pull off its best first half of a year in at least 10 years and the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) is enjoying its best June […]

... written on Jun 27 2019

What Trump Doesn’t Want His Supporters To Know – China Lowered Tariffs To Everyone Except The U.S.

Donald Trump still talks as if his latest tariff hike – from 10% to 25% on US$200 billion worth of Chinese goods – is like money dropping from the sky. The U.S. president continues hoodwinking his supporters that the Americans are winning because as a result of the trade tariffs, China pays US$100 billion to […]

... written on Jun 21 2019

China’s Trade Surplus For May Hit $41.65 Billion – Trump Threatens Xi To Meet Him At G20 Summit … Or Else

China just revealed that its overall trade surplus registered US$41.65 billion last month (May 2019) – despite ongoing trade war with the U.S. That’s a mind-boggling number as economists polled by Reuters had expected the country to post an overall trade surplus of only US$20.5 billion. Instead of forecast that both exports and imports would […]

... written on Jun 11 2019

“Best Friend” Russia To Fill China’s Food Gap As Trade War Forces The Boycott Of U.S. Meat & Soybeans

Pork prices in China have been hitting the roof thanks to highly contagious African swine fever. Because there is no vaccine or treatment for this disease, the only option is to exterminate the infected pigs. More than 1-million pigs have been slaughtered so far. Between February and April, prices of pork skyrocketed almost 50% within […]

... written on Jun 08 2019

Oil Prices In Free Fall Despite OPEC Supply Cuts – Here’s Why It Could Get Worse

Oil prices’ free fall has temporarily stopped – after Saudi Arabia hinted that the OPEC cartel would let its production cut stays for a while. Nevertheless, there has been chaos and panic among oil producing countries in recent days. In just 3 days (Thursday to Monday), the crude oil plunged from above US$70 to below […]

... written on Jun 04 2019

The “Cowgate” Scandal Is Back – It Ain’t Over Until The Crooked Family Of Shahrizat Returns RM250 Million … And Jailed

The NFCorp began in 2006 when AISB (Agro-based Industry contracted Agroscience Industries Sdn Bhd) was contracted by the Ministry of Agriculture to develop an integrated livestock farming and beef production facility. The objective was to boost and achieve nation’s beef self-sufficiency. AISB then set up NFCorp (National Feedlot Corporation), which was awarded the project on […]

... written on Jun 04 2019

As Trump Uses Tariffs To Fight Immigration War With Mexico, China Raises Doubts About U.S.’ Trustworthiness

Donald Trump believes strongly that “tariff” is his most powerful weapon against China, and other countries for that matter, for refusing to kowtow to the supremacy of America. The weaponization of tariffs was used to the extreme on Chinese goods. When Beijing refused to surrender, the U.S. blacklisted Huawei in an attempt to kill the […]

... written on Jun 02 2019

How Trade War Creates “Garbage Crisis” – After China, Now Philippines & Malaysia Reject The West’s Trash

When Donald Trump proudly signed an executive memorandum to slap tariffs on up to US$60 billion in Chinese imports in March last year, the U.S. president hadn’t a clue that some dirty business would hit back the Americans. He has been whining and bitching about China’s “unfair” trading practices, intellectual property theft and whatnot.   The U.S. has […]

... written on May 29 2019

China’s New Message To The U.S. – “Negotiate – Sure!”, “Fight – Anytime!”, “Bully Us – Dream On!”

Stocks dropped like a rock on Monday after China made good on its promise to retaliate – raising taxes on U.S. goods, largely agricultural products. The tariff increase to 25% from 10% on US$60 billion worth of U.S. goods, although smaller in value as compared to Trump’s US$200 billion, was enough to cause damage to […]

... written on May 14 2019

How The Global Economy Affects The Markets

If you’re trading online, it’s crucial that you understand how the global economy works. This will give you the knowledge and expertise to interpret economic data. You can then apply this knowledge when making trading decisions. For example, when the US markets fall, there is a probability that Asian and European markets will fall as […]

... written on Apr 26 2019









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