Menu

Search

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

U.S. under Trump Series: Trump’s budget plan clears House hurdle

Oct 27, 2017 07:41 am UTC| Commentary

President Trumps budget plan that paves way for the much-anticipated tax reform has cleared the House hurdle by a narrow margin after it was passed through Senate. The budget plan was approved by the Senate last Thursday...

US under Trump Series

U.S. under Trump Series: Trump signs new executive order limiting refugee entries from 11 countries

Oct 25, 2017 06:26 am UTC| Commentary

The Trump administration is continuing on its vow to crack down on U.S. refugee program and illegal immigration as President Trump signed a new executive order that limits the entry of refugees to the United States from 11...

US under Trump Series

Why Trump's executive order may compound the health insurance industry's problems

Oct 13, 2017 09:15 am UTC| Insights & Views Health Politics

President Donald Trump has issued the first of what promises to be a series of health insurance executive orders aimed at dismantling the Affordable Care Act. It instructs the government to essentially exempt small...

US under Trump Series

US under Trump Series: President Trump signs new travel ban with additional countries as old one expires

Sep 25, 2017 06:46 am UTC| Commentary Politics

President Trump has signed a new executive order travel ban that was first initiated on the very first week after his inauguration and created quite a furore not only within the United States but around the world too. The...

US under Trump Series

Why Trump's tirades are losing their potency

Sep 21, 2017 14:35 pm UTC| Insights & Views Politics

President Trump on Sept. 19 gave his inaugural speech to the United Nations General Assembly, where he characterized North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un as a rocket man on a suicide mission. He also threatened to totally...

US under Trump Series

U.S. under Trump Series: Treasuries reflect investors’ worries over debt ceiling

Sep 05, 2017 09:05 am UTC| Commentary

Investors are more worried about U.S. debt ceiling increase this year than any other year before. This chart from Deutsche Bank shows worried investors are already pushing short term yield higher and the spread between...

US under Trump Series

US under Trump Series: Fitch warns on US credit rating over debt ceiling

Aug 24, 2017 08:52 am UTC| Commentary

The US President Donald Trump has brought the debt-ceiling debate at the central stage when he mentioned at his rally in Phoenix, Arizona that is administration is ready for a showdown even with government closing down to...

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10   

Economy

New Zealand bonds gain at close despite improvement in global dairy prices at latest GDT auction

New Zealand bonds closed higher Wednesday as investors have largely shrugged-off the improvement in global dairy prices, albeit still in red, at the countrys latest GlobalDairyTrade (GDT) price auction, held...

New Zealand bonds gain at close despite improvement in global dairy prices at latest GDT auction

New Zealand bonds closed higher Wednesday as investors have largely shrugged-off the improvement in global dairy prices, albeit still in red, at the countrys latest GlobalDairyTrade (GDT) price auction, held...

Japanese bonds tad lower on hopes of improvement in June trade balance, national core CPI

The Japanese government bonds remained tad lower Wednesday as investors hope to see an improvement in the countrys trade balance data for the month of June and national consumer price inflation data for the same period,...

Australian 2-year bond yield hits 1-month high tracking U.S. Treasuries; June employment report in focus

Australian government bonds traded narrowly mixed on Wednesday ahead of the June employment report. But, following the weakness in the U.S. Treasuries after Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell upbeat testimony to Congress,...

UK gilts flat after May employment report shows mixed signals; June CPI seen rising to 2.6 pct y/y

The United Kingdoms gilts remained tad higher during European session Tuesday after the countrys employment report for the month of May showed mixed results. Investors will now turn their focus on the consumer price...

Politics

Poland's judicial purge another step toward authoritarian democracy

Since the elections of 2015, Poland has been ruled by the Law and Justice Party (Prawo i Sprawiedliwość, or PiS), a far-right nationalist group that has transformed the country beyond recognition. Poland had once been...

Arrest and release of Somaliland poet puts spotlight on regional troubles

Poets, writers and bloggers have recently been on the receiving end of political crackdowns in the self-declared independent state of Somaliland. Surges often occur around elections, and most recently due to assertive...

The Murri Book Club and the politics of reading for Indigenous Australians

Although the 2018 Closing the Gap report on Indigenous disadvantage highlighted the importance of literacy for Indigenous Australians, progress remains slow. But, while reading is widely considered an unmitigated good and...

Brexiteers outmanoeuvred at Chequers as Theresa May corrals her cabinet to agree Brexit plan

On his first visit to the prime ministers country retreat at Chequers, the Liberal Democrat minister David Laws was reminded of the setting for an Agatha Christie film, where most of the guests would be murdered. Six years...

Is Indonesia retreating from democracy?

This is an edited extract from Tim Lindseys essay Retreat from Democracy, which appears in Australian Foreign Affairs #3, published 9 July. For much of the past 20 years, Indonesia has been held up as a model of...

Science

Long live the Europe of scientists!

This article is published as part of the EuroScience Open Festival (ESOF), of which The Conversation France is a partner. Since its inception, the European project has benefitted citizens from all walks of life in every...

Discovering dopamine's role in the brain: Arvid Carlsson's important legacy

Arvid Carlsson, the Swedish neuroscientist and Nobel laureate, died on June 29, 2018 at the age of 95. He had devoted his life to understanding how the brain works and was awarded the Nobel for his research into dopamine ...

How Novichok is different from radioactive poisons – and what this means for decontamination

A man and a woman were found unconscious in Wiltshire, England, on July, after having been exposed to the nerve agent Novichok. This is the same substance that was used to poison the former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and...

We need a bank of DNA from dirt and water to protect Australia's environment

Measuring biodiversity used to mean laboriously collecting samples and manually identifying the plants, animals and fungi. This might involve careful inspection under a microscope to spot identifying features. This takes a...

Curious Kids: Where do black holes lead to?

This is an article from Curious Kids, a series for children. The Conversation is asking kids to send in questions theyd like an expert to answer. All questions are welcome serious, weird or wacky! You might also like...

Technology

‘Call of Duty: Black Ops 4’ Release Date, Features: Time Travel, Undead Tiger and Medieval Warriors Included in Zombies Mode

The latest teaser video for the highly anticipated Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 was released recently, and it is focused on the story behind the Zombies Mode campaign. The trailer confirms the gameplay will feature time...

Ethereum Can Take Over Bitcoin’s Number One Position, Crypto Observers Predict

Ethereum (ETH), the second leading cryptocurrency in the world, is rallying in value, increasing its worth by 6.25 percent in a 24-hour period. As of this writing, Ethereum is trading at $505, breaking through the...

Xiaomi Mi A2 and A2 Lite Release Date, Specs: Latest Android One Devices' Unveiling Event Set for Next Week

Xiaomi has finally confirmed the release of the Xiaomi Mi A2 and A2 Lite. Both devices are anticipated as the latest Android One-supported smartphones from the Chinese tech company. And they are going to be unveiled in a...

Tinder Latest News and Update: Dating App Shows You How to Flirt with Bitmoji Integration

Tinder seems to be raising the stakes for creative flirting for its users by announcing the integration of Bitmoji. Bitmoji is an app that allows a user to create their own emoji character, who then becomes the center of...

MacBook Pro 2018 News and Updates: Huge Jump In Performance Since 2011, Doubly Powerful Now

The previous generation of MacBook Pro laptops from Apple was roundly criticized for the lackluster performance provided. It would seem that the Cupertino firm has learned its lesson and has made the MacBook Pro 2018 a...
  • ET PRO
  • Market Data

Market-moving news and views, 24 hours a day >

July 18 08:30 UTC Released

GBX (Retail Prices) MM

Actual

0.3 %

Forecast

Previous

0.4 %

July 18 08:30 UTC Released

GBRPI YY

Actual

3.4 %

Forecast

3.5 %

Previous

3.3 %

January 31 00:00 UTC 242436242436m

ARAnnual Primary Balance*

Actual

Forecast

2016 bln ARS

Previous

Bln AR bln ARS

January 31 00:00 UTC 242436242436m

ARAnnual Primary Balance*

Actual

Forecast

2016 bln ARS

Previous

Bln AR bln ARS

January 22 19:00 UTC 254256254256m

ARTrade Balance

Actual

Forecast

Previous

-1541 %

January 31 00:00 UTC 242436242436m

ARAnnual Primary Balance*

Actual

Forecast

2016 bln ARS

Previous

Bln AR bln ARS

January 22 19:00 UTC 254256254256m

ARTrade Balance

Actual

Forecast

Previous

-1541 %

January 31 00:00 UTC 242436242436m

ARAnnual Primary Balance*

Actual

Forecast

2016 bln ARS

Previous

Bln AR bln ARS

January 31 00:00 UTC 242436242436m

ARAnnual Primary Balance*

Actual

Forecast

2016 bln ARS

Previous

Bln AR bln ARS

January 31 00:00 UTC 242436242436m

ARAnnual Primary Balance*

Actual

Forecast

2016 bln ARS

Previous

Bln AR bln ARS

Close

Welcome to EconoTimes

Sign up for daily updates for the most important
stories unfolding in the global economy.