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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

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...

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Economy

Crypto Currency Brief: Bitcoin rises for third straight day, HK-based Okex delists Altcoin pairs, EOS/USD breaches previous support – Friday, August 17th, 2018

BTC/USD: Bitcoin prices remained on the upside for the third consecutive day, trying to overcome the losses made last week, but failed to catch the $6,500 mark. Further, the past 24 hours witnessed a 50 percent jump in...

German bunds surge after Turkey’s political crisis worsens; Eurozone July CPI remains unchanged

The German bunds surged during European session Friday after Turkeys political crisis worsened, with the United States threatening to impose higher economic sanctions if the former refuses to set free a detained American...

Singapore’s NODX rises better-than-expected in July; NODX 2018 growth seen at 4-5 pct: OCBC Bank

Singapores non-oil domestic exports rose a better-than-expected 11.8 percent y/y (4.3 percent m/m s.a.) in July, up from Junes 1.1 percent y/y (-10.8 percent m/m s.a), beating market consensus forecast. While electronics...

Bank Negara Malaysia likely to remain accommodative, maintain OPR at 3.25 pct through this year: ANZ Research

Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) is expected to remain accommodative and growth supportive, with the Overnight Policy Rate (OPR) likely to be maintained at 3.25 percent throughout this year, according to the latest report from...

New Zealand bonds close lower tracking U.S. Treasuries on hopes of U.S.-China trade talks meet by month-end

The New Zealand bonds closed lower Friday, tracking similar movement in the U.S. Treasuries, following hopes of a re-commencement in the trade talks between the United States and China. At the time of closing, the yield...

Politics

Abbott and Turnbull shape up for another round of an old battle

The Coalition party room on Tuesday is set for a high stakes, quite personal battle between Tony Abbott and Malcolm Turnbull over the National Energy Guarantee, with former and current prime ministers shaping up on...

Immigration activists fighting to abolish ICE have a bigger vision

Theres a phrase being thrown around a lot these days: Abolish ICE. Its a hashtag, its used in political speeches and demonstrations, and it appears all over Facebook. What does it mean and where did it come from? ICE...

A socialist's primary win doesn't herald a workers revolution in the US

Anyone anticipating a golden dawn of Marxist-Leninist communism soon in the United States might have to wait a while longer perhaps forever. The surprise victory of socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez over longtime...

Kabila's decision to step aside won't change the DRC's power dynamics

The ruling party in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), The Peoples Party for Reconciliation and Democracy, made an announcement recently that took everybody by surprise that Joseph Kabila will not be its...

'Conservative turn' will continue in Indonesian presidential election next year

The recent announcement of President Joko Jokowi Widodos running mate in his re-election bid suggests the continued strong influence of conservative groups over politics in the worlds largest Muslim population. A...

Science

The world of plastics, in numbers

From its early beginnings during and after World War II, the commercial industry for polymers long chain synthetic molecules of which plastics are a common misnomer has grown rapidly. In 2015, over 320 million tons of...

How biobanks can help improve the integrity of scientific research

Biobanks are repositories which receive, store, process and disseminate specimens. These include DNA derived from humans and animals; bacterial strains; and environmental samples like plants and soil. Biobanks also provide...

Jupiter's magnetic fields may stop its wind bands from going deep into the gas giant

One of the most striking features of Jupiter a gaseous giant with no solid surface is the coloured bands that encircle the planet. These bands are so large and distinct that they can be seen from here on Earth using a...

The US plan for a Space Force risks escalating a 'space arms race'

United States Vice President Mike Pence has confirmed overnight plans to create a Space Force as the sixth branch of the US military. He repeated comments from President Donald Trump, who had said that American...

Chemistry kits can help teachers ignite the spark of science

When it comes to physical sciences, South Africas pupils lag far behind their peers in other countries. The World Economic Forum ranked South Africa at 128 of 137 countries in math and science education in its most recent...

Technology

OnePlus 6T News & Update: T-Mobile to Reportedly Sell 6T, First US Carrier to Do So

Since selling the first OnePlus smartphone in 2014, OnePlus has set itself apart as a unique existence in the smartphone industry. Forget trying to buy it via retailers, customers often needed an invitation to actually...

‘Fortnite’ Android News & Update: Even More Phones Added to List, Comparison Between iOS and Android

Fortnite Android is still in Beta phase, but the access to the test is being expanded to include more devices. This should help Epic work out as many of the bugs and kinks in the system before it officially launches for...

Bitcoin News & Update: Support-Building to Control Bounce, Charts Indicate Price Rise Possible

Bitcoin has not exactly been making a lot of waves recently, at least when compared to its heyday when it dominated headlines by reaching upwards of $20,000 in value. These days, the cryptocurrency is hovering somewhere in...

‘Red Dead Redemption 2’ Release Date, Features: Latest Gameplay Trailer Is Proving the 8-Year Wait Is Worth It

Developer Rockstar Games recently revealed more gameplay details in a six-minute trailer of Red Dead Redemption 2. The teaser is entirely boasting of huge gameplay improvements one can expect from the upcoming title as if...

Google Pixel 3 Release Date, Specs: Pixel 3 XL Seen in Public Confirms Bigger Display Notch and Chin?

A photo that has been making the rounds online reportedly shows an actual Google Pixel 3 XL in use. The device in question sports the same display notch and chin designs as shown in earlier leaked renders. The said...
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