# Donald Trump

#Donald Trump

Donald John Trump (born June 14, 1946) is an American politician, businessman, and former television personality. He is the 45th President of the United States.

Euro Dollar Currency

Geopolitical tensions unfold, though rally for safe havens comes to halt

Escalating turmoil between the US and North Korea has continued to dominate the news flow in forex markets as the war of words threatens to spill over into army confrontation. However, the...
Asian Stocks

Asian stocks slide again as political tensions remain high

Stock markets in Asia overnight continued to be under pressure from the stalemate between North Korea and America. It is a public holiday in Japan today. The tension between the US and North...
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A Vexing Vix

US political uncertainty and North Korean sabre -rattling has lit a fire under the comatose Vix volatility index which popped above 15 % overnight.The geopolitically influenced global stock market thrashing has...
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Trump and North Korea tensions weigh on stocks

Stock markets in Europe are still under pressure because of the heightened tensions surrounding North Korea. Traders are on red alert as the mention of war has sent them running for cover....
Currencies

Trump’s Bay of Pigs Moment

The relentless risk off moves in currency markets appears to have abated somewhat after Wednesday’s pyrotechnics in Asia.The dollar took on a distinctly August inspired flavour in NY afternoon trading within...
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Safe-haven assets gain on escalating US-North Korea geopolitical turmoil

Geopolitical woes between the US and North Korea escalated overnight following announcements by the presidents of both countries. In response, safe-haven assets such as the yen, Swiss franc and gold strengthened overnight. The dollar...
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North Korea tensions spook financial markets

Rising tensions on the Korean peninsula are nothing new, they have been a staple for investors for several years now, but this flare-up has the potential for a policy misstep, more...
US Dollar Currency

Repatriation?

The Dollar rally had a bit to do with the July Jobs report, but it was more about repatriation pledged from White House Economic Advisor Cohn. The July jobs report was...
Donald Trump

Politics Down’s Dollar

Monday July 24: Five things the markets are talking about Global equities trade mixed while the yen (¥110.78) climbs for a fifth consecutive session at the start of a week packed with...
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Dollar slides amid new discoveries in Trump controversy; markets eye Yellen’s testimony

The dollar fell to a more than one-week low against a basket of major currencies in late US trading yesterday, after U.S. President Donald Trump’s eldest son released an email chain...
Asian Stocks

Stocks pressured by report on Trump probe, Fed hike, soft U.S. data

U.S. stock futures and Asian shares slid on Thursday, hit by soft U.S. economic data, a relatively hawkish Fed and a media report that U.S. President Donald Trump is being investigated...
City of London

ECB and Comey testimony in focus as UK goes to the polls

This week has seen European equity markets drift off, crude oil prices tumble and gold prices hit six-week highs, as investors adopt a safety-first position ahead of today's UK election vote, ECB...
Europe

Euro Likely to Remain Fairly Neutral in the Week Ahead

The Euro had a resoundingly positive week as the pair reacted to slipping greenback sentiment following a rise in U.S. political risk. In particular, news that President Trump might have attempted to...
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Stock markets slip after US President shares classified information

US dollar index and global stocks fell on reports that US President Donald Trump revealed classified information to Russia. The U.S. dollar and global stock markets sold off this week as investors...
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Trump becomes Gold’s best friend

Gold swiftly regained its safe haven lustre on Wednesday after wave upon wave of uncertainty swirling around Donald Trump weathered risk sentiment. Concerns have skyrocketed over the current political turmoil in the...
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‘Trump Trade’ turns to trepidation as investors unwind

Investors were shelving rosy hopes for U.S. tax reform and rethinking strategies premised on Donald Trump's economic growth promises on Wednesday, as the President faced his loudest criticism yet over possible...
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Risk Off Mode Amid Investors While Trump Engulfed In Turmoil

Trump is sitting on a hot seat once again while investors question impeachment The dollar weakness helping the euro to stay strong Today is a risk off trade for investors as Mr Trump...
Donald Trump

Trump fires FBI Director Comey, setting off U.S. political storm

U.S. President Donald Trump ignited a political firestorm on Tuesday by firing FBI Director James Comey, who had been leading an investigation into the Trump 2016 presidential campaign's possible collusion with...
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Dollar lower after Trump tax plan outline disappoints; euro steady ahead of ECB

US Treasury yields turned lower and the dollar trimmed recent gains versus the yen, helping gold recover from a two-week low. US President Donald Trump made his tax plan announcement on Wednesday,...
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Stocks rally on Trump’s tax reforms

The US stocks were resuscitated after the White House announced that the US corporate taxes will be cut by 15% as part of Donald Trump’s ‘major’ fiscal plans. According to the latest...
US Dollar Currency

Markets Rattled By Higher Volatility But Wait There is More To This

*Trump made headlines again which pushed the dollar lower *VIX spike may be sending a wrong signal The sentiment in the markets is generally adverse today. The current risk factor has a wide...
Donald Trump

Trump U-turns & Dollar weakness fails to support Rand and Lira

The recent escalation of geopolitical risks dominating the financial market headlines has been briefly removed from investors’ radars after US President Donald Trump once again took the markets by surprise. This time,...
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Dollar extends losses on Trump comments; aussie jumps after solid Australian jobs report

The dollar weakened further today after US President Donald Trump said in an interview with the Wall Street Journal that the greenback is “getting too strong”. The Australian dollar was a...
Donald Trump

Trump U-Turns, Dollar Tumbles

The Greenback and U.S. Treasury yields continued to fall early Thursday, after Trump’s comments to the Wall Street Journal that the dollar is getting too strong. According to the U.S. President, he’s...
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‘Hurricane Trump’ is back; the dollar slumps

After a few weeks of relative calm, the ‘Trump hurricane’ is back to disrupt the tranquillity in the currency markets. The US dollar weakened against most of its G10 peers last night...
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Geopolitical risks, additional factor to consider the week ahead

A U.S. missile strike in Syria, a weaker than expected jobs report, and Fed planning to shrink its balance sheet, all did little to move markets significantly last week. U.S. stocks fluctuated...
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Trump trade on the rocks?

Donald Trump’s healthcare failure has been taken pretty badly by investors. Stocks were in the red across Europe on Monday as markets reacted to the ditching of legislation that was designed...
Theresa May

Trump’s Setback Pulls Markets Lower, Theresa May Under Focus

The dollar weakens as Trump faces another setback which has pulled the investor sentiment lower while Theresa May comes under the spotlight as she files for Brexit We often hear the term,...
Stocks Trader

Reflation trade took its first hit, is Trumps’ honeymoon over?

U.S. equities suffered their worst weekly performance since the U.S. election back in November. The S&P 500 declined 1.44%, the Dow Jones industrial average lost 318 points, and the heavy tech...
Donald Trump

Trump healthcare failure gives the market a cold

The decline in US stocks last week was the biggest one week decline since last year’s US election, and it surely reflects some concern that the optimism about President Trump’s various...

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The UK wages growth surprised on the upside, as the British households saw their average earnings improved...

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The dollar held on to big gains on Wednesday ahead of today's Federal Reserve's minutes. The Fed releases...

Dollar Torpedos Gold Whilst Oil Checks Its Inventory

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Huge inventory draw saves crude’s blushes as a stronger dollar twists the knife in gold’s side. The American...

EUR/CHF: Limited Downside Risks From Current Levels; Staying Long

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Credit Agricole CIB FX Strategy Research argues that EUR/CHF faces limited downside risks from current levels on the ground that...
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