“The US Will Win the Trade War”

“The US Will Win the Trade War”

Many investors fear that the US-China trade dispute will inflict long-lasting damage on the US, but economist Gary Shilling, PhD disagrees. “People say nobody wins trade wars. Yeah, in the short-run you do not, but in the long-run…the US will be better off,” Dr. Shilling asserted in an interview with Business Insider published early this […]

Gold: Indian’s Buy Dips; Lunar New Year Boosts Demand in China; Investors Hedge Risk

Gold: Indian’s Buy Dips; Lunar New Year Boosts Demand in China; Investors Hedge Risk

$GLD Indian discounts shrink; dealers eye import duty announcement China premiums at $9.50-$11.50 oz Festival buying picks up in Singapore Demand for physical gold in India improved last week as local prices eased from their highest level in over 5 years, while buying gathered steam in China ahead of the Lunar New Year festival. Dealers […]

America Leads, the Rest of the World Follows

America Leads, the Rest of the World Follows

America Leads, the Rest of the World Follows $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $RUTX, $VXX Saturday’s truce in the US-China trade dispute put investors in buy mode Monday, driving US stocks due North, extending the market’s gains on last week Key reversal confirmation. The broad rally followed huge US futures gains that triggered overseas markets as investors […]

Understanding President Trump’s Tariffs

Understanding President Trump’s Tariffs

Understanding President Trump’s Tariffs Trade protectionism equals tariffs and import quotas, Is what we do in times of peace and what foreign nations do to us in times of war. Or consider that we impose sanctions on US enemies such as NKorea, Russia and Iran because we want them to feel the economic pain of […]

Big Game Hunters Rejoice, President Trump Shredded Regs on Lion Trophies

Big Game Hunters Rejoice, President Trump Shredded Regs on Lion Trophies

Big Game Hunters Rejoice, President Trump Shredded Regs on Lion Trophies The Trump Administration recently rolled back protections for African Lions, releasing new guidelines that allow hunters to bring trophies from animals killed in parts of Africa into the US, according to updated rules released by the US Fish and Wildlife Service. Wildlife officials began […]

China Slashes Crude Oil Refinery Output on Sluggish Prices

China Slashes Crude Oil Refinery Output on Sluggish Prices

China Slashes Crude Oil Refinery Output on Sluggish Prices $OIL, $SHI, $PTR China’s Crude Oil output fell 9.9% Y-Y in August, the biggest monthly fall since Y 2003 as refineries slashed production amid sluggish global Crude Oil prices, data from the National Bureau of Statistics showed Monday. Imports have trended upward after private refineries were […]