GM Can’t Wait Around for Trump to Win a Trade War
July 8, 2018

Last year, Corporate America was all about press releases announcing lofty U.S. hiring plans. The new fad is to threaten the reverse.

On Friday, General Motors Co. joined Harley-Davidson Inc. and bourbon maker Brown-Forman Corp. in calling out the negative impact Continue reading

U.S. Leaves Door Open to Talks With China Amid Trade-War Fears
April 10, 2018
  • Trump says on Twitter the U.S. isn’t in a trade war with China
  • Stocks reverse losses as Mnuchin signals openness to talks

The Trump administration indicated it’s willing to negotiate with China on escalating frictions between the world’s two biggest Continue reading

Stocks Tumble in Biggest Weekly Decline Since 2016: Markets Wrap
March 25, 2018
  • Dow Jones Industrials lost more than 1,400 points in the week
  • Crude oil registers largest five-day increase since July

U.S. stocks tumbled, sending the S&P 500 Index to its biggest weekly loss in more than two years, on concern that Continue reading

What Market Players Are Saying on Departure of Grown Up’ Cohn
March 24, 2018

The resignation of globalist financier Gary Cohn as top White House economic adviser roiled markets Wednesday, sending the dollar down against the yen and U.S. stock futures lower. While global equities recovered from a trade-induced blow last week, market players Continue reading

Fitch Upgrades Philippines in Win for Duterte’s Economic Plans
December 11, 2017

Fitch Ratings raised the Philippines sovereign rating in a boost for President Rodrigo Duterte’s economic plans, which include a tax reform that’s set to strengthen the fiscal outlook.

The rating on the nation’s long-term foreign currency-denominated debt was raised one Continue reading