President Trump, Congress Preparing a Response to the Arrest of Suspects in Khashoggi’s Death

President Trump, Congress Preparing a Response to the Arrest of Suspects in Khashoggi’s Death

President Trump, Congress Preparing a Response to the Arrest of Suspects in Khashoggi’s Death Friday, President Donald Trump called Saudi Arabia’s announcement that suspects are in custody in the death of  Jamal Khashoggi a “good first step” and said he would work with Congress on a US response. The President spoke to the media at […]

 Philly Fed Survey: Trump Trade Disputes Barely Slows Manufacturers’ Investment Plans

 Philly Fed Survey: Trump Trade Disputes Barely Slows Manufacturers’ Investment Plans

Philly Fed Survey: Trump Trade Disputes Barely Slows Manufacturers’ Investment Plans US Manufacturers in the northeast are largely shrugging off global trade disputes and plan to boost investments next year thanks to tax cuts, according to a Federal Reserve survey. More than 64% of business respondents in the Philadelphia Fed district said tariff and trade […]

President Trump is Not Demanding a Monetary Policy Change at the Fed

President Trump is Not Demanding a Monetary Policy Change at the Fed

President Trump is Not Demanding a Monetary Policy Change at the Fed Wednesday, White House economic advisor Larry Kudlow said that US President Trump was not demanding a policy change at the Fed. President Trump heaped more criticism on the Fed Tuesday, calling rising US interest rates his “biggest threat.” The Trump Administration official said […]

Trump Voters Believe Men Face More Discrimination

Trump Voters Believe Men Face More Discrimination

Trump Voters Believe Men Face More Discrimination The Big Q: “How much discrimination do men face in America today? The Big A: President Trump earlier this month spoke about it being a “scary” time for men. A higher portion of President Donald Trump voters believe men face discrimination more than women, the LGBT community, African-Americans or Mexican-Americans, […]

President Trump Asks His Cabinet for 5% Cut in Next Year’s Budget

President Trump Asks His Cabinet for 5% Cut in Next Year’s Budget

President Trump Asks His Cabinet for 5% Cut in Next Year’s Budget Dubbing it the “nickel plan,” President Donald Trump announced Wednesday that he’s asking every Cabinet Secretary to cut their next-year’s budgets by 5%. “Get rid of the fat. Get rid of the waste,” President Trump told members of his Cabinet during a meeting […]

President Trump, “My Biggest Threat Is the Fed”

President Trump, “My Biggest Threat Is the Fed”

President Trump, “My Biggest Threat Is the Fed” Tuesday, US President Donald Trump escalated his assault on the Fed, calling the central bank the biggest threat of his Presidency. “My biggest threat is the Fed,” President Trump said in a TV interview. “Because the Fed is raising rates too fast, and it is too independent,” he […]

President Trump Dominated ’60 Minutes’ Interview

President Trump Dominated ’60 Minutes’ Interview

President Trump Dominated ’60 Minutes’ Interview The interview played into the hands of our media-savvy President On Oct. 14, CBS’s “60 Minutes” aired an interview with President Donald Trump — rare for its status as having appeared outside of Fox News or conservative media. Appearing the same weekend as First Lady Melania Trump’s appearance on […]

President Trump: “Something Big Is Happening”

President Trump: “Something Big Is Happening”

President Trump: “Something Big Is Happening” Big Blue Wave’r Debunked Monday, US President Donald Trump hailed the size of his political rallies, saying they are “far bigger” than ever before ahead of the midterm elections in November. “The crowds at my Rallies are far bigger than they have ever been before, including the 2016 election,” […]

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) worries the Trump Administration was stepping up its hardline approach

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) worries the Trump Administration was stepping up its hardline approach

Hong Kong: HANG SENG INDEX (.HSI) worries the Trump Administration was stepping up its hardline approach Stocks listed in Hong Kong and China dropped on Monday, on worries the Trump Administration was stepping up its hardline approach to Beijing, which in turn sent markets lower across Asia. In Hong Kong, the benchmark Hang Seng Index […]

President Trump Warns China, “Another round of tariffs coming.”

President Trump Warns China, “Another round of tariffs coming.”

President Trump Warns China, “Another round of tariffs coming.” US President Donald Trump threatened to impose another round of tariffs on China and warned that Chinese meddling in US politics is a “bigger problem” than Russian involvement in the 2016 Election. Asked in a TV interview whether he wants to push China’s economy into a […]

President Trump, “America’s Top ‘Promise Keeper'”

President Trump, “America’s Top ‘Promise Keeper

President Trump, “America’s Top ‘Promise Keeper’” US President Donald Trump has tallied almost 300 of his Administration’s achievements, and has “surpassed those of former President Reagan,” according to the Washington Examiner. The Examiner’s Paul Bedard, in his “Washington Secrets” column, writes that President Trump’s “administration has counted up 289 accomplishments in 18 categories,” culminating in Supreme […]

SKorea Defers to President Trump on SKorea Sanctions

SKorea Defers to President Trump on SKorea Sanctions

SKorea Defers to President Trump on SKorea Sanctions US President Donald Trump warned SKorea could “do nothing” on lifting NKorea sanctions without his approval, leading to SKorea to walk back a proposal to do so. Foreign Minister Kang Kyung-wha had said Wednesday that Seoul was considering lifting measures applied after a deadly attack in 2010 that killed […]

President Trump, “The Fed is Out of Control”

President Trump, “The Fed is Out of Control”

President Trump, “The Fed is Out of Control” $DIA, SPY, QQQ, RUTX, VXX US President Donald Trump said he will not fire Fed Chairman Jerome Powell but blamed an “out of control” FOMC for the worst stock market sell-off since February. President Trump also told reporters in the Oval Office Thursday morning that he knows […]

President Trump’s Economic Boom Can Last ‘A Good Many Years’

President Trump’s Economic Boom Can Last ‘A Good Many Years’

President Trump’s Economic Boom Can Last ‘A Good Many Years’  President Trump is Guiding ‘Hottest Economy’ in World Larry Kudlow, director of the White House’s National Economic Council, does not see an end to the robust economic growth sparked by President Donald Trump’s strategy. “I just do not see where this is going to end,” he […]

President Trump Celebrates: Kavanaugh is a ‘Tremendous Victory’

President Trump Celebrates: Kavanaugh is a ‘Tremendous Victory’

President Trump Celebrates: Kavanaugh is a ‘Tremendous Victory’ President Donald Trump at a Kansas rally celebrated the confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court, condemning Democrats for what he called a “shameless campaign of political and personal destruction” against his nominee. To cheers of supporters at the Kansas Expocentre in Topeka, Trump declared it […]

Saudi Crown Prince to US President Trump, “We have replaced all Iran’s lost Oil”

Saudi Crown Prince to US President Trump, “We have replaced all Iran’s lost Oil”

Saudi Crown Prince to US President Trump, “We have replaced all Iran’s lost Oil” $OIL, $USO, $UGA Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince said that the Kingdom is fulfilling promises to make up for Iranian Crude Oil supplies lost to American sanctions. “The request that America made to Saudi Arabia and other OPEC countries is to be […]

The Trump Effect: Americans Working, Higher Wages, Booming Manufacturing

The Trump Effect: Americans Working, Higher Wages, Booming Manufacturing

The Trump Effect: Americans Working, Higher Wages, Booming Manufacturing The Trump Effect has Made America Great Again, and Is Keeping America Great! The number of Americans filing for unemployment benefits fell to a near 49-year low last week, pointing to sustained labor market strength, which continues to underpin economic growth. The labor market, which is […]

The Trump Effect: Economic Policies Translating Into More Jobs

The Trump Effect: Economic Policies Translating Into More Jobs

The Trump Effect: Economic Policies Translating Into More Jobs “The only reason to vote for a Democrat is if you are tired of Winning!” “Our strong economy means more jobs for our great electrical contractors.” Tuesday, US President Donald Trump told electrical contractors that his economic policies would translate into more jobs for their ranks […]

Anti-Trump IMF Still Claiming Growth is Slowing

Anti-Trump IMF Still Claiming Growth is Slowing

Anti-Trump IMF Still Claiming Growth is Slowing The IMF is a globalist organization that is opposed to Donald Trump making America Great again. After sounding the alarm for years about threats to the global economy, International Monetary Fund chief Christine Lagarde said risks had begun to materialize and were slowing growth. In a poorly timed […]

President Trump: The US Returns to a “Manufacturing Powerhouse”

President Trump: The US Returns to a “Manufacturing Powerhouse”

President Trump: The US Returns to a “Manufacturing Powerhouse” Monday, US President Donald Trump on celebrated the revised North American trade deal with Canada and Mexico as a return of the United States to a “manufacturing powerhouse,” vowing to sign the agreement by late November. But the President noted that the deal needs to be […]

Mexico Loves Trump

Mexico Loves Trump

Mexican officials hailed a new North American trade accord Sunday as the US and Canada announced they had reached an agreement to keep a three-country deal and rename the 24-year-old NAFTA. Canada had risked being frozen out of a US-Mexican deal to update the North American Free Trade Agreement reached in August, but 11th-hour talks […]

Germany’s Chancellor Merkel Warns US President Trump Against ‘Destroying’ UN

Germany’s Chancellor Merkel Warns US President Trump Against ‘Destroying’ UN

Germany’s Chancellor Merkel Warns US President Trump Against ‘Destroying’ UN Sunday, with a sour puss German Chancellor Angela Merkel warned US President Donald Trump against “destroying” the United Nations. “I believe that destroying something without having developed something new is extremely dangerous,” Ms. Merkel said at a regional election campaign event in Bavaria. Germany’s veteran […]

President Trump Postpones Rosenstein Meeting

President Trump Postpones Rosenstein Meeting

President Trump Postpones Rosenstein Meeting Thursday, in order to avoid conflicting with a dramatic Senate hearing involving Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, according to the White House, a highly anticipated meeting between President Donald Trump and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein was postponed until next week. The 2 men were set to meet Thursday following […]

President Trump ‘Talks Tough’ and the Whole World Listens

President Trump ‘Talks Tough’ and the Whole World Listens

President Trump ‘Talks Tough’ and the Whole World Listens The “whole world” is listening to President Donald Trump’s tough talk on Iran, and there are many Middle Eastern countries who fully support his decision on sanctions, Rep. Lee Zeldin, (R-NY) said Wednesday. “They don’t want to see Iran have a nuclear weapon,” Mr. Zeldin said […]

OPEC of ‘Ripping Off’ World, President Trump Calls for Lower Crude Oil Prices

OPEC of ‘Ripping Off’ World, President Trump Calls for Lower Crude Oil Prices

OPEC of ‘Ripping Off’ World, President Trump Calls for Lower Crude Oil Prices $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX, $USO, $OIL Tuesday, US President Donald Trump accused members of the OPEC cartel of “ripping off” the world, as he called for a lowering of energy prices. “The United States stands ready to export our abundant affordable […]

The Trump Economy: Consumer Confidence Rises 18-Year High

The Trump Economy: Consumer Confidence Rises 18-Year High

The Trump Economy: Consumer Confidence Rises 18-Year High US consumer confidence rose to an 18-year high in September as households grew more upbeat about the labor market, pointing to sustained strength in the economy despite an increasingly bitter trade dispute between the US and China. While other data Tuesday showed a moderation in house price […]

“No Great ‘Potholes’ Seen Stopping President Trump Economic Growth Policies”

“No Great ‘Potholes’ Seen Stopping President Trump Economic Growth Policies”

“No Great ‘Potholes’ Seen Stopping President Trump Economic Growth Policies” $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX JPMorgan Chase & Co. CEO Jamie Dimon expects robust economic growth “may very well continue” because he does not see any “great potholes” stopping it. Mr. Dimon said in a TV interview Monday hat he cannot tell whether the China […]

President Trump Announces New US-SKorea Free Trade Agreement

President Trump Announces New US-SKorea Free Trade Agreement

President Trump Announces New US-SKorea Free Trade Agreement Monday, US President Donald Trump announced a  new free trade agreement between the United States and South Korea that he said will be mutually beneficial. Trump and South Korean President Moon Jae-in met at the United Nations, where many world leaders are gathering this week for the […]

President Trump Can Keep ‘America First’ in Energy

President Trump Can Keep ‘America First’ in Energy

President Trump Can Keep ‘America First’ in Energy $USO, $UGA, $USD, $HON The EPA’s proposed new auto emissions rule, the Safer Affordable Fuel-Efficient (SAFE) Vehicles Rule, is now half-way through its comment period, which ends in October. Deep in the 500-pg notice of proposed rule-making is an issue few are talking about, but it’s one […]

President Trump Sees Gain From China Tariffs as Worth US Pain

President Trump Sees Gain From China Tariffs as Worth US Pain

President Trump Sees Gain From China Tariffs as Worth US Pain The Trump Administration said it needs to confront China over its trading practices to defend US long-term interests even as escalating tariffs may cause discomfort for American consumers. Inaction by the US would leave the American economy and consumers worse off over the longer […]

The Trump Market, DJIA Marks Another Record High

The Trump Market, DJIA Marks Another Record High

The Trump Market, DJIA Marks Another Record High $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX Friday, the Industrials led DJIA to a new closing high Friday ahead of Monday’s major sector reshuffle, capping a week in which investors shrugged off trade dispute concerns. Declines in the FAANGs dragged on equity benchmarks, helping erase the session’s gains on […]

President Trump, “Will expose really bad things at the FBI”

President Trump, “Will expose really bad things at the FBI”

President Trump, “Will expose really bad things at the FBI” US President Donald Trump wants to declassify secret documents in the Russia investigation, an extraordinary move he says will ensure that “really bad things” at the FBI are exposed. His decision may expose sensitive sources and methods and brush up against privacy law protections, experts […]

President Trump: “Time to Take a Stand on China After Tariff Move”

President Trump: “Time to Take a Stand on China After Tariff Move”

President Trump: “Time to Take a Stand on China After Tariff Move” US President Donald Trump hit out at China days after announcing another round of tariffs, signaling the trade dispute will not end soon. “It’s time to take a stand on China,” President Trump said in an interview late Thursday with Fox News. “We have no […]

The Trump Effect: US Economy is Strong

The Trump Effect: US Economy is Strong

The Trump Effect: US Economy is Strong $DIA The strong US economy continues under President Donald Trump. A string of reports Thursday showed the labor market is getting stronger, consumers are increasingly optimistic and manufacturers are expanding, adding to signs that GDP (gross domestic product) remains on track for a solid performance in Q-3 Filings […]

The Trump Effect: Atlanta Fed Keeps GDP Forecast at 4.4%

The Trump Effect: Atlanta Fed Keeps GDP Forecast at 4.4%

The Trump Effect: Atlanta Fed Keeps GDP Forecast at 4.4% $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX Wednesday, the S&P 500 finished with a gainer of 0.1%, driven by financial shares, which rallied on another rise in interest rates. The blue-chip DJIA outperformed, adding 0.6%, the NAS Comp  lagged, closing lower by 0.1%, and the small-cap Russell […]

President Trump: ‘We Will Be 100%’ With Hurricane Florence Victims

President Trump: ‘We Will Be 100%’ With Hurricane Florence Victims

President Trump: ‘We Will Be 100%’ With Hurricane Florence Victims Wednesday, President Donald Trump sought to offer comfort to families who suffered losses in Hurricane Florence, declaring “America grieves for you” as he arrived in North Carolina to survey damage left by the powerful storm. President Trump pledged to be with storm victims “100 percent” […]

President Trump’s Tariff Policy to Have Little Inflation Effects

President Trump’s Tariff Policy to Have Little Inflation Effects

President Trump’s Tariff Policy to Have Little Inflation Effects $BAC US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said that President Donald Trump’s new China tariffs will increase prices but “nobody is going to actually notice.” Secretary Ross said in a TV interview that the tariffs will be “spread across thousands and thousands of products” and “nobody is […]

Wall Street Not Worried About President Trump’s Trade Policy

Wall Street Not Worried About President Trump’s Trade Policy

Wall Street Not Worried About President Trump’s Trade Policy $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX Wall Street finished higher Tuesday in a broad-based rally as investors brushed aside trade rhetoric between the United States and China showing no fear, only cheer. All 3 major U.S. indexes closed higher following Monday’s pause to refresh. Late Monday, US […]

President Trump is “Guiding Hottest Economy in World”

President Trump is “Guiding Hottest Economy in World”

President Trump is “Guiding Hottest Economy in World” The US National Economic Council Director Larry Kudlow said America’s economy is leading the rest of the world by returning to a basic approach of cutting taxes and burdensome regulation to allow businesses to freely flourish with government oppression. “The U.S. is the hottest economy in the […]

President Trump Imposed Tariffs on Chinese Goods

President Trump Imposed Tariffs on Chinese Goods

President Trump Imposed Tariffs on Chinese Goods $AAPL, $FIT Monday after the stock market closed, USPresident Trump President Donald Trump said he will impose 10% tariffs on about $200-B worth of Chinese imports, but he spared smart watches from Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) and Fitbit Inc (NYSE:FIT) and other consumer products such as bicycle helmets and baby car […]

President Trump’s Chinese Tariff Announcement Dampen Sentiment

President Trump’s Chinese Tariff Announcement Dampen Sentiment

President Trump’s Chinese Tariff Announcement Dampen Sentiment $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX Wall Street dipped Monday, with tech shares leading the retreat, as investors prepared for another tranche of US tariffs on Chinese goods. This latest round of tariffs is expected to slap a duty of around 10% on $200-B worth of Chinese goods. Beijing […]

President Trump Wants $267-B More in China Tariffs Despite Talks

President Trump Wants $267-B More in China Tariffs Despite Talks

President Trump Wants $267-B More in China Tariffs Despite Talks $AAPL, $WMT, $TGT President Trump threatened a 3rd tranche of tariffs on another $267-B of Chinese imports this past week, which would mean levying duties on nearly everything China exports to the US. President Trump said at the time those tariffs were “ready to go […]

Socialist Elizabeth Warren: Do Not Impeach President Trump Let Mueller Finish

Socialist Elizabeth Warren: Do Not Impeach President Trump Let Mueller Finish

Socialist Elizabeth Warren: Do Not Impeach President Trump Let Mueller Finish Socialist US Senator, Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass), aka Pocahontas, who recently called for the invocation of the 25th amendment to remove President Trump from office as unfit to govern has changed her tune. Now, the outspoken potential Democratic candidate for president wants special counsel Robert […]

 The Trump Economy Is ‘Killing It’ Right Now

 The Trump Economy Is ‘Killing It’ Right Now

 The Trump Economy Is ‘Killing It’ Right Now $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX White House economic adviser Larry Kudlow urges all Americans to give President Donald Trump’s negotiating strategy more time because the “entire world” will benefit if all goes if planned because he “is doing the Lord’s work.” As evidence, Mr. Kudlow offers the […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) Rallied after the Trump administration invited Beijing to restart trade talks

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) Rallied after the Trump administration invited Beijing to restart trade talks

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) Rallied after the Trump administration invited Beijing to restart trade talks Stock markets rallied in China and Hong Kong on Thursday and the Chinese yuan firmed after the Trump administration invited Beijing to restart trade talks, offering some hope the two sides could pull back from the brink of a […]

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) executives called Trump voters ‘extremists’

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) executives called Trump voters ‘extremists’

Alphabet Inc. (NASDAQ:GOOG) executives called Trump voters ‘extremists’ Video of an internal Google meeting shows the company’s top officials talking about using AI to fight populism and “low-information voters” in the wake of Donald Trump’s victory in the 2016 US presidential election. The 1-hour “confidential, for internal use only” video was posted by Breitbart on […]

Strzok’s JEH Like ‘Leak Strategy’ Likely Aimed at Damaging Donald Trump

Strzok’s JEH Like ‘Leak Strategy’ Likely Aimed at Damaging Donald Trump

Strzok’s JEH Like ‘Leak Strategy’ Likely Aimed at Damaging Donald Trump Harvard Law Professor Emeritus Alan Dershowitz said disgraced  and sacked 1-time FBI Agent Peter Strzok’s e-Mail citing a “leak strategy” was not meant as a way to curb agency leaks. “It’s much more plausible that he was talking about a strategy designed to leak things […]

Forex: USD Fell on Canada’s Alignment with President Trump on Trade

Forex: USD Fell on Canada’s Alignment with President Trump on Trade

Forex: USD Fell on Canada’s Alignment with President Trump on Trade $USD/CAD The US fell Wednesday in Asia as sources said Canada was ready to make a concession to the United States to resolve their talks over reworking the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). US Dollar (.DXY) Index finished littl changed at 95.19, looking to […]

Americans Reject Idea That President Trump Acted Illegally With Russia

Americans Reject Idea That President Trump Acted Illegally With Russia

Americans Reject Idea That President Trump Acted Illegally With Russia The Top editor at Gallup polling says Americans have now largely “dismissed” the idea that President Donald Trump criminally colluded with Russia in the 2016 election. In an interview Tuesday, Gallup editor-in-chief Frank Newport explained Americans see a difference between criminality and doing something wrong. […]

FBI and DOJ Launched a ‘Media Leak Strategy Concocted ‘to Get Trump’

FBI and DOJ Launched a ‘Media Leak Strategy Concocted ‘to Get Trump’

FBI and DOJ Launched a ‘Media Leak Strategy Concocted ‘to Get Trump’ Former Trump campaign aide Carter Page, embroiled in special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation and the latest news of a systemic “media leak strategy” employed by the Justice Department and the FBI, says “there’s no doubt whatsoever” some government officials are out to get […]

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) Trump threatens tariffs on additional $267 bn of imports

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) Trump threatens tariffs on additional $267 bn of imports

Shanghai: SSE Composite Index (.SSEC) Trump threatens tariffs on additional $267 bn of imports Stocks in China fell on Monday morning as the threat of US tariffs on nearly all of China’s exports to the United States continued to hover over markets, and as a tweet from US President Donald Trump shook suppliers of tech […]

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) President Donald Trump said he’s ready to impose tariffs on essentially every good that’s imported from China

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) President Donald Trump said he’s ready to impose tariffs on essentially every good that’s imported from China

Dow Jones Industrial Average (.DJI) President Donald Trump said he’s ready to impose tariffs on essentially every good that’s imported from China WALL STREET: U.S. stock indexes fell on Friday after President Donald Trump said he’s ready to impose tariffs on essentially every good that’s imported from China. The S&P 500 index fell 0.2 percent […]

Crude Oil Rises as US Drilling Slows, Trump’s Sanctions Against Iran Loom

Crude Oil Rises as US Drilling Slows, Trump’s Sanctions Against Iran Loom

Crude Oil Rises as US Drilling Slows, Trump’s Sanctions Against Iran Loom $USO, $OIL Crude Oil prices rose Monday as US drilling for new production stalled and as the market eyed tighter conditions once Washington’s sanctions against Iran’s Crude Oil exports kick in from November forward. US West Texas Intermediate (WTI) Crude Oil futures were […]

The Trump White House is Not in Turmoil

The Trump White House is Not in Turmoil

The Trump White House is Not in Turmoil US President Donald Trump’s defenders, led by Vice President Mike Pence, were out in force Sunday following a turbulent week capped by the publication of an anonymous NY’T Op-Ed piece savaging the President. VP Pence sat for interviews on Sunday talk shows, telling CBS that there has […]

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) renewed and heightened threats by Donald Trump against Chinese goods

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) renewed and heightened threats by Donald Trump against Chinese goods

Australia: S&P/ASX 200 (.AXJO) renewed and heightened threats by Donald Trump against Chinese goods Australian shares are poised to fall at the open, reflecting renewed and heightened threats by Donald Trump against Chinese goods. ASX futures were 23 points lower. The S&P/ASX 200 index shed 175.7 points, or 2.8 per cent, last week, its worst […]

President Trump to Apple, “Start building new plants now. Exciting!

President Trump to Apple, “Start building new plants now. Exciting!

President Trump to Apple, “Start building new plants now. Exciting! $AAPL Yes, some Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) products may become more expensive if The Trump Administration imposes “massive” additional tariffs on Chinese-made goods, but President Trump says the tech company can fix the problem by moving production to the US. “Start building new plants now. Exciting!” President […]

The Trump Effect: Low Unemployment Makes Economy ‘as Good as it Gets’

The Trump Effect: Low Unemployment Makes Economy ‘as Good as it Gets’

The Trump Effect: Low Unemployment Makes Economy ‘as Good as it Gets’ $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX Current economic conditions are “as good as it gets” for the Fed, a Key policymaker said Thursday. Looking ahead, investors will receive the Employment Situation report for August Friday, the consensus expecting an increase of 187,000 in NFPs, an […]

House Legislators Call President Trump to Declassify FISA Application

House Legislators Call President Trump to Declassify FISA Application

House Legislators Call President Trump to Declassify FISA Application Some of President Donald Trump’s biggest supporters in the House will ask him to declassify portions of the FBI’s application for a surveillance warrant on a former Trump campaign aide. Republican Reps. Lee Zeldin, (R-NY), Mark Meadows, (R-NC), Matt Gaetz, (R-FL)., and Jim Jordan, (R-OH), have […]

Latest on the ‘Witch Hunt’: Mueller to Accept Written Responses from President Trump

Latest on the ‘Witch Hunt’: Mueller to Accept Written Responses from President Trump

Latest on the ‘Witch Hunt’: Mueller to Accept Written Responses from President Trump It is being reported that Special Counsel Robert Mueller is willing to accept written responses from US President Donald Trump regarding any potential coordination between his campaign and Russian efforts to interfere in the 2016 Presidential election. That is according to a […]

President Trump’s Tariffs Policy is Working

President Trump’s Tariffs Policy is Working

President Trump’s Tariffs Policy is Working $F, $GM President Donald Trump’s trade and tariff strategy, risky as it may seem is working. He is a master negotiator is hammering out agreements, 1st with the Europeans, next Mexico, both are better deals for American firms and workers. His threat of tariffs is leading to lower tariffs. […]

President Trump to Chair the Security Council Meeting on Iran

President Trump to Chair the Security Council Meeting on Iran

President Trump to Chair the Security Council Meeting on Iran US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley says President Donald Trump will Chair the Security Council meeting on Iran during the annual gathering of world leaders in New York this month. Ambassador Nikki Haley said Tuesday that the meeting will address “violations of international […]

The Trump Effect: 83% of Executives Say, “US Business Is Booming”

The Trump Effect: 83% of Executives Say, “US Business Is Booming”

The Trump Effect: 83% of Executives Say, “US Business Is Booming” $SPY, $RUTX The Trump Effect has US businesses doing better now than it was 2 years ago, according to 83% of executives surveyed in the The Zogby Poll from Zogby Analytics, and more than 75% see more high times ahead. “An overwhelming majority [83 […]

President Trump’s Mexico Trade Deal a Look at the Future

President Trump’s Mexico Trade Deal a Look at the Future

President Trump’s Mexico Trade Deal a Look at the Future President Donald Trump has sidestepped conventional processes, protocols and procedures in trade negociations Last Monday, the US reached a preliminary trade agreement with Mexico that addresses several American grievances. A similar deal with Canada may also to be on track. These breakthroughs, combined with an easing […]

President Trump’s Approval Rating at 48% Despite ‘Fake News’

President Trump’s Approval Rating at 48% Despite ‘Fake News’

President Trump’s Approval Rating at 48% Despite ‘Fake News’ President Donald Trump late Friday pointed out his latest approval rating is at 48 percent, tweeting that “despite the constant and intense fake news” his ratings are at a high point. “Higher than Election Day and higher than President Obama,” President Trump said. “Rasmussen was one of the […]

President Trump, “Canada Will be Out’ of Trade Deal Unless It’s ‘Fair'”

President Trump, “Canada Will be Out’ of Trade Deal Unless It’s ‘Fair

President Trump, “Canada Will be Out’ of Trade Deal Unless It’s ‘Fair’” Saturday, US President Donald Trump warned Canada that it “will be out” of a revised North American trade agreement unless it’s “fair” to the United States, and he threatened to scrap the current deal should Congress “interfere” with the negotiations. “There is no […]

President Trump Cuts More Regulations, Small Businesses Benefit

President Trump Cuts More Regulations, Small Businesses Benefit

President Trump Cuts More Regulations, Small Businesses Benefit $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX US markets will be closed Monday in celebration of Labor Day. Friday, President Donald Trump directed the Labor and Treasury departments to work to make it easier for small businesses to band together to offer retirement plans to their workers. President Trump […]

Trump has attacked Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) because he doesn’t like the search results that pop up when he types in “Trump news.”

Trump has attacked Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) because he doesn’t like the search results that pop up when he types in “Trump news.”

Trump has attacked Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) because he doesn’t like the search results that pop up when he types in “Trump news.” Google has some excellent company on President Trump’s enemies list. Trump has attacked Google because he doesn’t like the search results that pop up when he types in “Trump news.” “They have it RIGGED, […]

President Trump Approaches His ‘Reagan Moment’

President Trump Approaches His ‘Reagan Moment’

President Trump Approaches His ‘Reagan Moment Economist Mohamed El-Erian predicts that President Donald Trump sees a 60% chance that President Donald Trump’s hard line with China and Europe yields “fairer trade.” The chief economic adviser to Allianz SE also set some other odds in a recent TV interview. El-Erian puts a 15% chance on a “Reagan moment” […]

President Trump Announces the United States-Mexico Trade Agreement

President Trump Announces the United States-Mexico Trade Agreement

President Trump Announces the United States-Mexico Trade Agreement The Trump Administration and Mexico have reached a preliminary accord to end the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) and replace it with a deal that the administration says is more favorable to the United States. US President Donald Trump, in announcing the tentative agreement Monday at […]

The Trump Tax Cut Driving Strong Business Investment

The Trump Tax Cut Driving Strong Business Investment

The Trump Tax Cut Driving Strong Business Investment Shipments of core capital goods rose 0.9% last month after an upwardly revised 0.9% gainer in June. US economy is growing at a 4.6% annualized rate in the third quarter following the government’s data on new-home sales and costs, the Atlanta Federal Reserve’s GDPNow forecast model showed […]

President Trump on the Economy, “you haven’t seen anything yet!”

President Trump on the Economy, “you haven’t seen anything yet!”

President Trump on the Economy, “you haven’t seen anything yet!” President Trump has earned good marks in  his handling of the economy. US President Donald Trump cheered the economic growth that has occurred during his Presidency, tweeting early Friday that he’s just getting started. “Target (NYSE:TGT)CEO raves about the Economy. ‘This is the best consumer […]

President Trump Wants ‘Rapid’ Resolution of Trade Issues With EU

President Trump Wants ‘Rapid’ Resolution of Trade Issues With EU

President Trump Wants ‘Rapid’ Resolution of Trade Issues With EU Washington is pressing the European Union to move more quickly on trade negotiations launched after last month’s meeting between President Donald Trump and EU Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker. Emily Haber, Germany’s Ambassador to the United States, told reporters that a working group formed after the […]

‘Little Jeff’ Sessions Will Align or Be Sacked by President Trump

‘Little Jeff’ Sessions Will Align or Be Sacked by President Trump

‘Little Jeff’ Sessions Will Align or Be Sacked by President Trump Thursday, 2 Key Republican Senators signaled to President Donald Trump that he could replace Attorney General Jeff Sessions after the midterm elections in November, a move that would open the way for firing Robert Mueller or constraining his probe into Russian meddling in the […]

President Trump’s Supreme Court Nominee, Brett Kavanaugh Sees Roe v. Wade as ‘Settled Law’

President Trump’s Supreme Court Nominee, Brett Kavanaugh Sees Roe v. Wade as ‘Settled Law’

President Trump’s Supreme Court Nominee, Brett Kavanaugh Sees Roe v. Wade as ‘Settled Law’ Tuesday, Supreme Court nominee Appellant  Judge Brett Kavanaugh, 53 anni, said he sees Roe v. Wade as settled law, according to Senator Susan Collins (R-Maine) In a 2-hour meeting, Judge Kavanaugh told Senator Collins that he agrees with Chief Justice John […]

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) rises as Donald Trump criticises Fed

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) rises as Donald Trump criticises Fed

British Pound: USD/GBP (GBP=X) rises as Donald Trump criticises Fed The Dollar fell Tuesday after President Donald Trump lashed out at the Federal Reserve for its recent approach to US monetary policy, prompting fears of a slowdown in the pace at which the central bank raises its interest rate. In a Reuters interview, Trump said […]

President Trump, “not trilled” with Fed’s Raising Interest Rates

President Trump, “not trilled” with Fed’s Raising Interest Rates

President Trump, “not trilled” with Fed’s Raising Interest Rates $USD, $EUR Monday, US President Donald Trump said he is “not thrilled” with Fed Chairman Jerome Powell for raising interest rates, plus he accused China and Europe of manipulating their respective currencies. President Trump rattled investors in July when he criticized the Fed’s monetary policy tightening, […]

Governor Cuomo Disparages America, President Trump Hammers Him

Governor Cuomo Disparages America, President Trump Hammers Him

Governor Cuomo Disparages America, President Trump Hammers Him Friday, President Donald Trump came out early and hammered New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D)  for declaring America “was never that great” in anti-Trump speech and a followup on Twitter. The angry repeat attack suggests that Trump’ is already gearing up to knock down a potential Democrat rival […]

Trump Goes All in on Iran

Trump Goes All in on Iran

The US is creating a so-called Iran Action Group, US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has announced, adding that Brian Hook will lead the group in order to spur “international support for our efforts.” Speaking at the Thursday State Department briefing, Pompeo claimed that the world is demanding change in Iran’s behavior, so that it […]

President Trump Wants Omarosa Arrested

President Trump Wants Omarosa Arrested

President Trump Wants Omarosa Arrested US President Donald Trump has told advisers he wants Attorney General Jeff Sessions to have Omarosa Manigault Newman arrested. PresidentTrump sees Ms. Manigault Newman a betrayer, who calls him a racist in her new memoir “Unhinged,” which makes use of secretly recorded White House tapes. A former West Wing official […]

Trump’s Legal Team Ready to Go to the Supreme Court Against Mueller

Trump’s Legal Team Ready to Go to the Supreme Court Against Mueller

Trump’s Legal Team Ready to Go to the Supreme Court Against Mueller President Donald Trump’s legal team is “pretty much finished with” a memorandum opposing a potential subpoena by special counsel Robert Mueller and is ready to “argue it before the Supreme Court, if it gets there,” as the President’s lawyers await a response from […]

Has Trump Created a Monster

Has Trump Created a Monster

Has Trump Created a Monster The trade battle started by the USA has had a not-so-unexpected consequence, China and Russia have been had at work building international allies to fight the US sanctions. New trade deals have been done at an alarming rate across the world, Americas inaction in South America and Africa have left […]

Qatar Dumps Trump Backs Turkey

Qatar Dumps Trump Backs Turkey

Qatar has pledged $15 billion of direct investment in Turkey’s financial markets and banks. The news comes in a statement released on Turkey’s President’s website following his meeting with Qatar’s Emir Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani. “The Turkish President and Emir of Qatar met today [Wednesday[ in the presidential complex in Ankara. They have exchanged […]

President Trump’s Approval Rate at 50%

President Trump’s Approval Rate at 50%

President Trump’s Approval Rate at 50% Fully 50%  of likely US  voters approve of President Donald Trump’s job performance, the Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Tuesday shows. Another 49% disapprove of President Trump’s performance, according to Rasmussen’s polling. The latest figures include 35% who strongly approve of the way the President is performing and 40% […]

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