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Trump's Davos Speech makes Headlines

Trump's Davos Speech makes Headlines

It’s been an interesting week as events made headlines and shook up financial markets. Donald Trump’s speech at Davos was eventful, and as expected, Trump pushed his America first agenda while making the argument for fair and reciprocal trade.

Five Things the Markets are Talking About: Monday January 22

Five Things the Markets are Talking About: Monday January 22

Despite the distraction of a U.S. government shutdown, the focus of capital markets this week will return to the more upbeat message of the global growth upswing and a couple of G7 central banks monetary communications.

Five Things the Markets are Talking About: Monday, December 18

Five Things the Markets are Talking About: Monday, December 18

The U.S. tax cut vote is expected to take place Tuesday and will almost certainly pass. It will go onto a Senate vote later in the week and possibly allow President Trump to sign it into law ahead of Christmas.

Five Things the Markets are Talking About: Monday, November 6

Five Things the Markets are Talking About: Monday, November 6

On his five-country Asian tour, US president Trump has already brought up trade grievances about China and Japan and has warned that no one "should underestimate, ever, American resolve." Here's more and what you need to know about the markets.

Five Things the Markets are Talking About: Monday, October 30

Five Things the Markets are Talking About: Monday, October 30

This is a busy week on many fronts: there are geopolitical risks in Spain (Catalonia) and the US, a plethora of Central Bank meetings, and a busy season of corporate earnings along with US data that will keep capital markets on its toes.

The Bannon Bounce?

The Bannon Bounce?

Debate unfolds as to what Bannon’s removal means for the Trump administration's economic agenda. See how his departure is affecting the market, especially in regard to the Jackson Hole meeting this week. 

How the Markets could React to a North Korea Strike

How the Markets could React to a North Korea Strike

With North Korea's missile comments this morning, we identify possible market reactions to follow through or retaliation, including scenarios under ‘flash’ and ‘short-term’ constraints.

Five Things the Markets are Talking About: Monday, July 24

Five Things the Markets are Talking About: Monday, July 24

Oil prices remain under pressure ahead of today's OPEC meeting in Russia amid concerns over the global supply. Also, turbulence with the U.S administration, mixed stocks, Fed policy and more.

The Week Ahead: Dollar Rebounds on Strong Jobs Report

The Week Ahead: Dollar Rebounds on Strong Jobs Report

After the nonfarm payroll report added 222,000 new positions to US economy, the US dollar is higher against most major pairs except one.

The Week Ahead: Dollar Weaker After Hawkish Comments From Central Banks

The Week Ahead: Dollar Weaker After Hawkish Comments From Central Banks

American fundamentals have been mixed and rising concerns about the Trump administration’s ability to pass pro-growth policies are weighing on the dollar despite Central Bank efforts.

The Week Ahead: Dollar Struggles Despite Fed Rate Hike Boost

The Week Ahead: Dollar Struggles Despite Fed Rate Hike Boost

Political risk drags the US dollar down despite the U.S. Federal Reserve hiking interest rates by 25 points. See why investors are skeptical about Washington right now.

The Week Ahead: Central Banks to Attempt Return to Fundamentals

The Week Ahead: Central Banks to Attempt Return to Fundamentals

A busy Central Bank week ahead while the surprising result of the UK elections has the pound depreciating across the board.