Last week China reacted to President Trump’s signing of two bills on Hong Kong human rights by complaining and then Beijing summoned the US ambassador to protest and warn about deteriorating relations with Washington.
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The Federal Reserve interest rate cut was applauded by Wall-Street; they called it an ‘insurance’ rate cut. Maybe stock investors intend to behave recklessly. Economists’ opinions differ on the rate cut.
Since the US officially abandoned the gold standard in 1971, we all understand that we have experienced several dollar crises, periods of rampant inflation (and soaring gold prices). What we don’t all understand is that many of these crises were not accidental but coordinated economic policy events. When we look at our current economic policy […]
The US stock markets are deep in the red on Monday as China threatens to begin dumping US Treasury bonds. Economists are warning that the trade wars are threatening dollar dominance. Flooding the market with Treasuries would push down US bond prices and cause the yields to spike. A slight increase in bond rates last […]