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U.S. Halts High-Tech Exports to Hong Kong Over Security Concerns

U.S. Halts High-Tech Exports to Hong Kong Over Security Concerns

The Trump administration’s new restrictions come in response to a new national security law that will extend China’s influence over Hong Kong. WASHINGTON — The Trump administration placed new restrictions ...
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There’s a wave of selling estimated to be in the billions that’s about to hit the stock market

There’s a wave of selling estimated to be in the billions that’s about to hit the stock market

KEY POINTS The final day of June is a week away, and Wall Street is already speculating that there’s the potential some asset allocators, like pension funds, could take the ...
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IMF slashes its forecasts for the global economy and warns of soaring debt levels

IMF slashes its forecasts for the global economy and warns of soaring debt levels

KEY POINTS The Fund also downgraded its GDP forecast for 2021. The IMF cautioned that the forecasts are surrounded with unprecedented uncertainty. The United States is expected to contract by ...
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Monetary Policy easing to continue

Monetary Policy easing to continue

(rbnz.govt.nz) The Monetary Policy Committee agreed to continue with the Large Scale Asset Purchase (LSAP) programme aimed at keeping interest rates low for the foreseeable future. The LSAP quantum remains ...
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There Will Be No Second Wave

There Will Be No Second Wave

Summary This is a weekly series focused on analyzing the previous week’s economic data releases. The objective is to concentrate on leading indicators of economic activity to determine whether the ...
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Investors Need To Pay Attention  As We Approach Seasonal Patterns In The Stock Market

Investors Need To Pay Attention As We Approach Seasonal Patterns In The Stock Market

Summary Historically, the Autumn months have been especially dangerous for the stock market, with October 1929 & 1987 being seared in the minds of many older investors. One month before ...
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Trump uses force as a first resort. And now the firepower is aimed at his own people

Trump uses force as a first resort. And now the firepower is aimed at his own people

The US president’s threats against those protesting at George Floyd’s killing simply ramp up a trend that began decades ago The menacing sight of heavily armoured US military vehicles and personnel seizing ...
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