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  1. German carmakers on Wednesday warned of fatal consequences if Britain left the European Union without a divorce deal, predicting job losses in Britain and...
      


  2. China’s exports unexpectedly fell the most in two years in December, while imports also contracted, pointing to further weakness in the world’s second-largest economy...
      


  3. Internationalization of the Renminbi continues a few steps at a time. What are your thoughts?   https://www.reuters.com/article/us-china-banking-usa/bank-of-china-to-enable-payment-in-yuan-on-u-s-e-commerce-platforms-xinhua-idUSKCN1P707Z
      


  4. Found this interesting and in support of my earlier posts. After living and working in China for years, I have a much better than average...
      


  5. French foie gras makers have accused the U.S. Supreme Court of bowing to false claims by vegetarian lobbyists with its refusal to hear an...
      


  6. A group of financial heavyweights including Morgan Stanley, Fidelity Investments and Citadel Securities LLC plans to launch a new low-cost stock exchange to challenge...
      


  7. Given all the volatility, here are some important reports and events.      Date Country Event Impact Previous Consensus Monday Jan 07, 02:00 China  Foreign Exchange Reserves (MoM) Low ¥3.062 ¥3.069 Monday Jan 07, 15:00 United States  Factory Orders (MoM) Medium -2.1% 0.7% Monday Jan...
      


  8. The US Federal Reserve surprised the markets when they failed to indicate a pause in monetary tightening at their policy meeting in December. In...
      


  9. he U.S. gained 312,000 new jobs in December, capping off the biggest increase in hiring in three years and showing the economy still has...
      


  10. According to Reuters agency, a gradual rise by the Japanese yen in recent weeks culminated in a dramatic overnight surge — firing a warning shot...
      


  11. I'm a patriotic free-market capitalist and believe in redemption, how about you? Proposed New Law: All brick-and-mortar (BnM) retailers MUST fly the national flag of any country...
      


  12. The once most valuable, "trillion dollar company," was at a high on 3 Oct. 2018, just 90 days ago, selling at $233.47 /share.  Apple closed...
      


  13.                      Tomorrow could be another big day of volatility.             ...


  14. Kevin Hassett, economic advisor to President Donald Trump, said that trade war with China will force other companies besides Apple to announce lower earnings. Hassett...
      


  15. Apple, like many other capitalist free-market American enterprises, is paying the price of willful gullibility.  China is COMMUNIST, Dah! They execute more people each year than...
      


  16. I admit I'm new to studying economics, which is why I'm here. Somehow, this statement seems illogical. Am I wrong?  
      


  17. U.S. stocks in 2018 suffered their worst annual performance in a decade. Despite making gains on Monday, the S&P 500 finished 2018 down 6.2...


  18. UBS' Art Cashin told CNBC that if the market wants to head into 2019 higher, it needs "unified and consistent" FAANG stocks. Those stocks lost a combined...
      


  19. The euro celebrates its twentieth birthday saddled with flaws dating back to its conception. There were early successes in financial market terms as bond...
      


  20. China heads into the new year with its factories back in contractionary territory as the threat of a prolonged trade war dampens sentiment and...
      


  21.   The world has never had as much debt as it has right now—nearly $250 trillion.That figure is three times what it was two decades...
      


  22. The global economy is set to slow down in 2019 and stabilize thereafter, the European Central Bank said on Thursday, while still expecting prices...
      


  23. Gold rose to its highest in six months on Wednesday as worries over U.S. political uncertainty, aggravated by a partial government shutdown, and slowing...
      


  24. It is said this could be the worst December for markets since the Great Depression.    https://www.nbcnews.com/business/markets/dow-drops-653-points-worst-christmas-eve-trading-day-ever-n951661
      


  25. The Trump Foundation has agreed to dissolve under judicial supervision, according to the New York Attorney General. The lawsuit - which also seeks millions in...
      


  26. The United States came under fire from China and the European Union on Monday, accused by both major trading partners of taking protectionist measures...
      


  27. When it get serious you have to lie. MbS Spent Billions To Prop Up Saudi Stocks. 


  28. The House passed the 2018 Farm Bill in a vote of 369-47. After the Senate passage on Tuesday, the bill now goes to the...
      


  29. One of the International Monetary Fund’s top officials warned on Tuesday that storm clouds were gathering over the global economy and that governments and...
      


  30. Okay, I know it sounds ridiculous but someone is apparently thinking it is a possibility.  Forget Tesla Buying A GM Factory, Tesla Could Buy GM I...
      

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