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Political commentators say that the election of Donald Trump is something they have never seen before in their decade-long careers. Nor have the political leaders all around the world. He set his own agendas, which have brought the United States to a unique moment of opportunity, where every foreign relation can be redefined. An 180-degree change in the US-Russia relation alone is enough to make a mark in history. It is evident from the actions and cabinet selection of the President-elect, that the United States would be a different beast under the Trump administration, which poses unique risks and opportunities for traders and investors all around the world. In this special series, we at FxWirePro track key developments in the United States under the new administration and provide our readers all the news and in-depth analysis which can make a difference.

US under Trump Series

US under Trump Series: Lumber crash between Trudeau and Trump

Apr 26, 2017 12:25 pm UTC| Commentary Economy

The relations between the two biggest neighbors in North America deteriorated after the Trump administration in the United States decided to impose countervailing duties ranging from 3-24 percent on five Canadian lumber...

US under Trump Series

US under Trump Series: Canadian dollar suffers slump as US imposes lumber tariffs

Apr 25, 2017 11:35 am UTC| Commentary Economy

The Canadian dollar has slumped to the lowest point of the year on the news that the United States is considering new tariffs on imports of lumber. The Trump administration will impose new tariffs on imports of Canadian...

US under Trump Series

US under Trump Series: Trump’s steel executive order likely to hurt iron ore

Apr 21, 2017 11:05 am UTC| Commentary Economy

The President of the United States Donald Trump has used a 1962 law to sign an executive order to launch an investigation with gives the department of commerce to assess, whether importing steel, which has both civilian...

US under Trump Series

US under Trump Series: Steven Mnuchin assures on tax reforms in 2017

Apr 21, 2017 10:12 am UTC| Commentary Economy

The Trump administration is preparing and aiming for the biggest tax reforms in the United States since President Ronald Reagan to get finished this year according to the treasury secretary of Steven Mnuchin. Mr. Mnuchin...

US under Trump Series

Explainer: The Trumps' conflict of interest issues

Apr 20, 2017 03:24 am UTC| Insights & Views Politics

Ivanka Trump recently gave an interview to CBS television in which she attempted to answer concerns about her role as an official adviser to her father, President Donald Trump, and potential conflicts of interest from her...

US under Trump Series

Will a conservative Supreme Court give new life to the death penalty?

Apr 20, 2017 02:39 am UTC| Insights & Views Law

For years now, the death penaltys days have seemed numbered. Death sentences and executions are in decline. And some current Supreme Court justices have been pushing the court to revisit the constitutionality of capital...

US under Trump Series

Trump and the history of the 'First 100 Days'

Apr 20, 2017 02:26 am UTC| Insights & Views Politics

The federal government is currently being funded by a continuing resolution that expires on April 28, 2017 which also happens to be the 99th day of Donald Trumps presidency. If Congress fails to approve a new spending...

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Economy

Central Bank of Russia likely to continue cautious monetary easing, hitting 8.50 pct by end-2017: Dankse Bank

The Central Bank of Russia (CBR) is expected to cut the key rate by 25 basis points to 9.50 percent, as does consensus, at its monetary policy meeting scheduled to be held on April 28. CBR governor Elvira Nabiullina...

US under Trump Series: US will not terminate NAFTA but renegotiate

President Donald Trump and his team decided against pulling the plug on North Atlantic Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) after the President held two separate phone calls with the Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and the...

US under Trump Series: Trump administration unveils tax proposals

The US treasury secretary Steven Mnuchin finally unveiled portions of the much anticipated Trump tax proposals on Wednesday. Mr. Mnuchin said that the proposal would reduce corporate tax rates from the current 35 percent...

South Korea GDP growth likely to hold up at 2.9 pct in 2017, supported by normalisation in domestic politics: Commerzbank

The South Korean economy is expected to hold up at 2.9 percent growth this year, supported by normalisation in domestic politics, continual strong exports performance and proactive policies. At the start of the year,...

JGBs trade flat after BoJ leaves benchmark policy rate unchanged

The Japanese government bonds traded flat after the Bank of Japan (BoJ) left its benchmark policy rate unchanged at its monetary policy meeting held earlier today. Also, markets will be focusing on the countrys March...

Politics

The Kremlin has its watchful eyes set on the French elections

The Ukrainian crisis, from the Maidan protests and the annexation of Crimea to the violent conflict in Donbass, has led to an unprecedented deterioration of relations between Russia and the West. As early as 2014, the West...

Jakarta governor election results in a victory for prejudice over pluralism

The long, divisive campaign for governorship of Indonesias capital city Jakarta is finally over, with unofficial results showing a decisive victory for the challenger Anies Baswedan over the controversial incumbent...

Ethiopia needs a multi-party democracy to end the crushing impact of corruption

A paradox has played out in Ethiopia over the last decade. While its economy has thrived, its political landscape has been overwhelmed by rampant corruption. In 2013, for example, more than 50 high profile people,...

The evolution of France's left and right politics, from the 1789 French Revolution to this year's election

France is heading to the polls on April 23 for the first round of its presidential election. This election holds particular importance for the European nation, which finds itself at a crossroads, with its whole political...

Turkey's constitutional referendum: experts express fear for a divided country

Unofficial results from Turkeys April 16 constitutional referendum show that President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has won the right to expand presidential power. The yes campaign has won 51.37% of the votes while no has...

Science

Earth Day Protest Highlights Desperate Situation Of Science And Existing Hope

A few days ago, the world celebrated Earth Day. It was meant to be a time when humanity recognized the importance of Mother Nature, highlighting its plight in some form of solidarity. However, what ended up happening is...

Degrees of separation: companies shed degree requirements to promote merit over qualifications

At the end of 2016, the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) revealed that close to two-thirds of all Australians had completed a degree or apprenticeship. The growth in the number of people attending a university or...

Death metal: how nickel played a role in the world's worst mass extinction

Around 250 million years ago, life on Earth nearly came to an end, in a mass extinction between the Permian and Triassic periods known as the Great Dying. Some 90% of the species in the oceans and 70% of vertebrate...

Proof: Saturn moon Enceladus is able to host life – it's time for a new mission

Ever since studies started suggesting that chemical reactions between water and rock on Saturns moon Enceladus could provide enough energy in the water to feed microbial life, scientists have been searching for proof that...

"Pathogen hunters": citizen scientists track plant diseases to save species

Plant diseases threaten food security and sustainability. They affect ecosystems and change natural environments. They cost money, too. An enormous amount is spent globally each year to control these diseases; the damage...

Technology

Scientists Create Artificial Womb, Opens Doors To Miracles And Abominations

Science has given way to both some of the most useful and atrocious advancements in human history. The artificial womb that scientists just successfully created has the potential for breeding both. Not only does it offer...

Instagram Set To Hit 1 Billion Users Soon, Facebook Profits On The Rise

Facebook already has three platforms that surpassed the 1 billion user mark; its main platform, WhatsApp, and Messenger. Soon, its about to count Instagram on that exclusive list and unlike its two messaging platforms,...

Call Of Duty: WWII Revealed, Here Are The Noteworthy Details

Leaks about the upcoming Activision game Call of Duty: WWII has been flowing over the last few months, which provided the media and gamers a rough picture of what the game is going to be. With the official reveal of the...

New Amazon Echo Camera Offer Is A Huge, Creepy Security Risk

When the worlds biggest online retailer introduced the always-on feature of its Echo devices, it sparked a firestorm of debates with regards to security. As such, Amazon would have had to expect the same to happen when it...

Google Employs New Method To Combat Fake News And Offensive Content

With the tech giant still under a lot of pressure to do something about fake news and offensive content, Google is employing a new method to reduce the presence and visibility of either problem. The new solution largely...
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