US Economy

US Economy

Singapore says US understands its position on WTO privileges

(Aug 1): Singapore says it has an understanding with the US that the city state doesn’t take advantage of privileges that come with “developing country” status in the World Trade Organization.

US Economy

Two groups of stocks are about to send crisis-era signals on the economy

(June 25): The S&P 500 is at a record, but areas of the stock market with a reputation for economic prescience are sending warning signals that hearken to the global financial crisis.

US Economy

Fed scraps patient approach and opens door to potential rate cut

(June 20): The Federal Reserve signalled it was ready to lower interest rates for the first time since 2008, citing “uncertainties” that have increased the case for a cut as officials seek to prolo

US Economy

How different assets perform in an economic slowdown

(June 19): It appears that the US is entering the slowdown phase of the economic cycle. But what might that mean for returns across asset classes? And can a recession be avoided?

US Economy

Trump is slowing US economic growth

SINGAPORE (June 10): For some time, the four horsemen of US macroeconomic policymaking have been taxation, regulation, trade and infrastructure.

US Economy

The US' illusions of growth

SINGAPORE (May 27): National politics in the US has become enslaved to macroeconomic indicators that have little bearing on true well-being.

US Economy

Nike, Adidas, call tariffs 'catastrophic' in open letter to Trump

NEW YORK (May 21): Nike Inc., Adidas AG and other footwear giants urged President Donald Trump to reconsider his tariffs on shoes made in China, saying the policy would be “catastrophic for our con

US Economy

Trump has a message for the world: My trade wars aren't over yet

(Apr 10): President Donald Trump is sending a clear message to the economic policy makers gathering in Washington for the IMF and World Bank’s spring meetings: My trade wars aren’t finished yet and

US Economy

Trump's two-year stock honeymoon ends with hunt for betrayer

(Dec 24): Nobody was happier to take credit for surging stocks than Donald Trump, who touted and tweeted each leg up. Now the bull is on life support and the search for its killer is on.

US Economy

Powell opens door to possible pullback in Fed rate-hike outlook

(Nov 29): Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell opened the door for a potential pullback in projected interest-rate hikes for 2019 following a widely expected increase in December.

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