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Charts That Count: Another China Crisis? – FT

China’s currency has devalued sharply against the dollar in recent weeks. The last time China surprised the markets with a devaluation, in the summer of 2015, it prompted a global sell-off of risk assets. John Authers discusses why China’s currency … Continue reading

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The Day “Strategic Ambiguity” Died

The hits just keep on coming. There is a new sheriff in town, the old order is crumbling, and we are afraid the world is going to become much more unstable in the next few years.  Assets markets are incapable … Continue reading

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China hits back at Trump’s tariffs – FT

Money quote:  “…steady escalation…” Beijing accused Donald Trump of “trade bullying” as it imposed retaliatory tariffs against new US duties on $34bn of Chinese imports. The FT’s world trade editor, Shawn Donnan, reports from Washington DC about the consequences of … Continue reading

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Tweet of the Day: Double Yikes!

Unqualified term “war”?   Tell us it ain’t so, Ray Dalio! Remember the Great War with Japan started with trade tensions in response to the country’s agression in Manchuria, among other regions, Tokyo and Washington negotiated for months leading up … Continue reading

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Tech gadgets caught up in US-China trade dispute – FT

Looming US import tariffs on some of the hottest gadgets among younger consumers, from vaporisers to electric scooters and ‘smart home’ devices, threaten to drive up prices ► Subscribe to FT.com here: http://bit.ly/2GakujT

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QOTD: North Korea Deal Or China Deal?

In Beijing’s worldview, everything’s connected. Kim Jong-un was in Beijing Tuesday talking strategy with Xi; there frankly won’t be a deal between North Korea and the U.S. without the Chinese leader’s blessing. So what does Trump want more: a “deal” … Continue reading

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Kim Jong-un visits China following historic Trump summit

North Korea’s leader met with Chinese President Xi Jinping on his third trip to Beijing since March. They were expected to discuss sanctions and the denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula.… READ MORE : http://www.euronews.com/2018/06/19/ki…

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Just to be clear….

Markets are all lathered up over a China Trade deal?  WTF? Alternatively, is the market higher because of just the cessation of hostility and talk the trade war is now  “on hold.” Whatever the case, here is the exchange with … Continue reading

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Trump Wants A China Trade Deal – Bloomberg

We have to begin collecting our bets on who would cave first.  Wasn’t it obvious? May14 — Eurasia Group President Ian Bremmer discusses President Donald Trump’s shift on trade with China after announcing on Twitter that he wants to help … Continue reading

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What To Watch In The Apple Release

Ahh, the good old days of trading billions of dollars in Apple stock. Apple Getting Too Big The company has almost become a utility due to its sheer size. Apple’s relatively small recurring revenue stream (some argue iPhone upgrades are … Continue reading

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