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This REIT offers 9% yield for less than US$1 - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

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This REIT offers 9% yield for less than US$1

SGX stocks are well-known for their generous dividends, but PRIME US REIT takes the cake with a forecasted dividend yield of around 9% by December 2023.

US Economy

US economy to grow 5% in 2021

Despite Covid-19 headwinds adding a touch of gloom to the global economic outlook, Fitch Solutions remains bullish about the fate of the US economy going into the coming year.

Fed's Powell more worried by cool economy than hot markets - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

US Economy

Fed's Powell more worried by cool economy than hot markets

Declaring that the battle against Covid-19 is not over, Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell pledged to keep the monetary spigots wide open to aid the pandemic-hit economy, brushing aside concern

Biden declares war on climate change  - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

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Biden declares war on climate change

Promising “no malarkey” on the campaign trail, US president Joe Biden made good on his promise to bring the US back into the Paris Climate agreement on day one, within hours of moving back into the

US Economy

Congress running out of time to pass fiscal stimulus as holiday season approaches

Congress faces a rapidly approaching deadline to pass a new round of funding for the U.S.

Global review

Are US small caps really a reliable economic barometer?

Did you know that US smallcap stocks are often perceived as a reliable economic barometer of US economic activity?

Could Donald Trump’s hospitalisation open the floodgates for US fiscal stimulus? - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

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Could Donald Trump’s hospitalisation open the floodgates for US fiscal stimulus?

“I think we’re getting close to an outcome,” says Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell after US President Donald Trump was whisked away to hospital after contracting Covid-19.

Investors better off sleeping through US presidential debates, says UBS economist - THE EDGE SINGAPORE

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Investors better off sleeping through US presidential debates, says UBS economist

It was all heat and no light at the first US Presidential debates between President Donald Trump and former Vice-President Joe Biden today, as the proceedings quickly descended into a farce.

Global Economy

Covid-19 brings the end of US exceptionalism

The Covid-19 pandemic spells the beginning of the end of a deflationary era which started in the 1980s, posits Davis Hall, head of Asia capital markets at Indosuez Wealth Management, as central ban

Tech

Could Trump's WeChat ban be a violation of free speech?

The Trump administration’s curbs on WeChat were put on hold by a judge, upending an effort to halt use of the Chinese-owned app in the U.S.

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