US Trade War?

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US Trade War?

MARSAL COMMENTS: President Trump seems determined to “Make America Great Again”. One obvious step is to reduce the trade deficit with the world. The US imports far more than it exports. The simple and fast way to do that may be to levy import tariffs on products from the main US trading partners; China and Germany. Continue reading “US Trade War?”

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China flexes it muscles when it is unhappy

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China flexes it muscles when it is unhappy

MARSAL COMMENTS: China is unhappy with South Korea’s acceptance to deploy THAAD missiles. Although they are theoretically deployed against the North Korean threat, it is not a secret that their real purpose is to pressure and if necessary target China, and Russia. Continue reading “China flexes it muscles when it is unhappy”

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Daily News Basket – March 3, 2017

US Fed indicates likely interest rate rise soon

MARSAL COMMENTS: The Fed (US Central Bank) is making noises that it may raise interest in its meeting scheduled for March 15th. The US market has been expecting this for some time and did not react too badly, but remained flat and choppy (Friday March 3, 2017). While world markets Continue reading “Daily News Basket – March 3, 2017”

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