• Mon, 18 Feb 2019 01:00
    The grand delusion of modern money
    As the world goes through messy divorces of Brexit and the US-China trade spat, there is growing angst at whether we are moving into a period of disorder. This month will tell us if these relationships can be patched up, but it is already clear that Brexit will happen, deal or no deal, while a detente on US-China tariff negotiations will still leave damaged relations that will take a long time t
  • Fri, 07 Sep 2018 01:00
    US-China tariff dispute ‘may escalate to full-blown war’
    The direct economic effect of the US-China tariff dispute has so far been limited, though that may change as the countries escalate their rhetoric – and their actions – in what could soon be a full-blown trade war, S&P Global Ratings reported yesterday.
  • Fri, 22 Jun 2018 06:55
    Trade war fears weigh on stocks as Dow falls for 8th straight day
    Global stock markets fell Thursday on escalating trade tensions with a profit warning from Daimler tied to US-China tariffs weighing on auto shares.
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