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Trump Goes $200 Billion – It’s Time President Xi Shows He Has The “Balls Of Steel”

Emboldened by America’s economic strength and China’s economic slowdown, President Donald Trump has thrown his challenge again by declaring that his administration will impose 10% tariffs on US$200 billion worth of Chinese imports, scheduled to go into effect on September 24th (next Monday). The tax will then skyrocket to 25% beginning January 1st, 2019.   […]

... written on Sep 18 2018

Santa Claus China Pumps Another $60 Billion Across Africa – They Don’t Care About “Colonialism”

Beggars can’t be choosers. If you understand that then you’ll understand why leaders from 53 African countries happily jetting to Beijing on Monday for the Forum on China-Africa Cooperation (FOCAC). Beijing is considered the Santa Claus, having pumped a staggering US$124 billion into Africa since 2000. And on Monday, China splashed another US$60 billion for the […]

... written on Sep 04 2018

BOOM!! – Here’s Why Oil Prices Sink To 8-Week Low, Despite Saudi Production Cut & Iran Sanctions

OPEC reported on Monday that Saudi Arabia cut its oil production in July, a surprise move after Riyadh had pledged to ramp up output following the June meeting in Vienna. Additionally, President Donald Trump has been threatening all and sundry to stop buying Iranian oil, as part of U.S. sanctions against the country. Theoretically, the oil prices […]

... written on Aug 16 2018

China’s Latest Strategy Against Trump’s Trade War May Be Based On Sun Tzu’s Art Of War – Stays Quiet!!

Beijing’s unusual silence over Donald Trump’s latest US$505 billion trade war threat has been mind-boggling. Has President Trump pressed the right button and was right when he declared that trade wars were good and easy to win? It appears so, judging by the lack of retaliation from the Chinese after Trump’s massive US$505 billion tariffs […]

... written on Jul 23 2018

Trade War – After $50 Billion, Trump Gets Impatient And Ready To “Sailang” $505 Billion With China

Earlier this month, the United States imposed tariffs on US$34 billion worth of Chinese imports. President Trump it was a punishment for Chinese theft of IP (intellectual property) and other unfair trade practices. Amusingly, Trump warned China not to retaliate. Immediately on the same day, China did exactly that – slapping taxes on the same […]

... written on Jul 21 2018

BOOM!! Oil Prices Drop Like A Rock – Here’s Why The Crude Has Gone Crazy

There were two big declines in crude prices – last week and on Monday – despite analysts forecast of a decline of 3.622 million barrels in U.S. inventories for the week through July 13. Turns out, a surprise crude oil oversupply of 629,000 barrels in U.S. crude stockpiles occurred, as reported by the American Petroleum […]

... written on Jul 18 2018

Iran Threatens To Close Strait Of Hormuz – Oil Price Could Spike And A Mini-War Might Happen

Get ready for a spike in crude oil prices. Shortly after the U.S. State reaffirmed the Trump administration’s goal of reducing Iran’s oil exports to zero by November 4th, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani warned Tehran could retaliate – by disrupting oil shipments to neighbouring countries. Although Iran didn’t elaborate on such plans, it isn’t hard to […]

... written on Jul 06 2018

Forget Tariff, Now Trump Has Threatened – 100 Times – To Withdraw U.S. From WTO

President Donald Trump had walked away from the Paris climate agreement. His administration had also announced the U.S. was leaving the United Nations’ Human Rights Council. If you think those were the craziest decision a United States president had ever made, think again. There’s no limit as to what the 45th President of the United States […]

... written on Jul 01 2018

Obedience!! Saudi-Led OPEC Ministers Agree To Raise Oil Production – Because Trump Orders Them To

Exactly how much OPEC will increase the oil production is still a question mark. However, OPEC ministers announced a deal that is likely to add around 600,000 to 800,000 barrels a day to the market. That would be the first increase oil supplies from the producer group ever since the cartel cut production of 1.8 million […]

... written on Jun 24 2018

Arab VS Arab – Can’t Beat Them, So Saudi Plans To Turn Qatar Into An Island By Digging A 2.8 Billion Riyals Canal

The rivalry between Saudi Arabia and Qatar appears to have entered a point of no return. For more than a year, a Saudi-led bloc has staged a boycott of Qatar, accusing the tiny but gas-rich Persian Gulf state of sponsoring terrorism and committing other menaces. However, Qatar has proven to be a tough nut to crack […]

... written on Jun 22 2018









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