# 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.

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...
Japanese Yen

Dollar edges up above 111 yen ahead of healthcare vote in US House

The dollar was slightly higher in Friday’s Asian session, halting a nine-day slide against the yen, as US Treasury yields rose. Markets received some clarity on the US House of Representatives...
Donald Trump

Fed Speeches and Health Care Prominent

Sterling and FTSE relation reversing before Theresa May triggers the article 50. The Fed speeches and the US health care bill going to bring more volatility for the market. Today will be...
Donald Trump

Trump rally to be tested by healthcare vote

A growing sense of caution has gripped the financial markets this week with investors on standby ahead of Thursday’s key healthcare vote in Congress which may thoroughly test the Trump bump. Uncertainty...
Donald Trump

Trump tax cut doubts hit stocks, lifts yen vs. dollar

Growing doubts U.S. President Donald Trump will be able to deliver on a promise of tax cuts that has powered stocks markets to record highs pushed shares lower on Wednesday and...
Japanese Yen

Strong buying in Yen on US concerns

The USD hit the brakes today, as the market looked unhappy on the US uncertainty around the health care reforms that are struggling to gain any traction, despite all of this,...
Donald Trump

Dollar slides as investors fear delay in Trump fiscal plans

Risk aversion in the markets led to safe haven demand, helping the yen strengthen and the dollar index fall below 100. Sterling was one of the best performing major currencies after...
US Stock Market

US equities take a tumble

US equities tumbled last night, as the FBI probe called President Trump’s credibility into question again. That catalysed a new wave of concerns on whether the new administration can deliver on its...
Donald Trump

Markets ignoring political risks

Markets were unmoved by yesterday’s political risk events. Donald Trump's job approval rating took a hit, declining to 37% according to the Gallup poll. The U.S. President took another hit from...
US Stocks

Big Swings in Stocks and USD on Trump and Fed talk

March is off to a strong start for stock markets around the world. US index futures are up 0.4% to 0.6% with the NASDAQ leading the charge. Overseas markets have been...
Trader Stocks

Global stocks mixed as Trump offers few policy details, dollar firms on rate talk

U.S. stock futures pared gains on Wednesday on disappointment that President Donald Trump did not offer further details on his plans for infrastructure spending and tax reforms, but the dollar firmed...
Federal Reserve

Trump, Fed and Dollar, Higher Volatility for Gold and Treasury

Fed overshadowed Trump's speech and the dollar index has become the major focus among investors. President Trump used a slightly different approach last night in his speech which makes you think if...
Donald Trump

President Trump shifts tone and appears Presidential

The eyes of the world have been hooked on President Trump overnight as he delivered his first speech to congress. There was an element of surprise for viewers because Trump actually...
Federal Reserve FOMC Stocks

Dollar rises on Fed rate hike expectations despite lack of details on Trump policies

The main focus of the markets was US President Donald Trump’s testimony in front of Congress. Trump’s speech was optimistic about the US economy and markets welcomed his pro-growth agenda. But...
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Manufacturing PMI’s in focus as Trump sets out his vision

It was twelve and out for the Dow last night as it finished slightly lower ahead of President Trump’s speech to Congress earlier today, while more hawkish interventions last night from...
Donald Trump

Dollar trims gains versus yen ahead of Trump budget speech

The dollar index opened in Asia marginally higher than yesterday’s close after hawkish comments from FOMC member Rob Kaplan helped underpin the greenback. Speaking at an event in Oregon yesterday, Kaplan reiterated his...
Donald Trump

Trump Infrastructure: Commodity Play, Equity Play & Currency Play

President Trump will give his speech about infrastructure today and the elements which are under focus are equity markets, currency market and commodity market. Was there any disappointment yesterday when some details...
Donald Trump

Cautious mode ahead of Trump’s speech

Currency markets are moving in a relative tight range early Tuesday, as traders prefer to sit on the sidelines and refrain from taking any big bets ahead of the U.S. President’s...
Donald Trump

Markets await something “big” from President Trump

Twelve in a row and counting as the Dow closed higher for yet another consecutive record close, as well as new record highs for both major US benchmarks, and this looks...
Great British Pound

Dollar lacks momentum ahead of Trump speech; Pound falls on Scottish referendum talk

Sterling was the worst performing major currency in the Asian session today on reports of a possible Scottish independence vote. The dollar lacked momentum ahead of a raft of US economic...
Donald Trump

Trumps Tax Plans, Greece Debt Relief Drama, UK’s Brexit Bill, Kraft M&A Deal Under...

Trump's executive order may gauage more attention while Greece debt aid installement is a major concern for investors. The President of the United States, Donald Trump, has promised that he will provide...
Donald Trump

New records for the US as global optimism improves

Whatever political problems President Trump maybe having on the staffing front with resignations and the like financial markets remain largely ambivalent, choosing to focus on last week’s promise to deliver something...
Donald Trump

Trump and Abe Chart Diplomatic Path After Two-Day Summit

Japan breathed a sigh of relief on Sunday after Prime Minister Shinzo Abe concluded a successful two-day summit with U.S. President Donald Trump, who left protectionist rhetoric off the table as...
Donald Trump

Trump optimism fails to send the dollar higher

Is 20 your lucky number? After the Dow Jones Industrial Average spent almost two months making headlines before triggering the 20K benchmark, a new headline hit the wires yesterday with S&P 500...
Donald Trump

Markets elevated by Trump’s tax talk

Stock markets charged into gains on Thursday after U.S President Donald Trump’s promise of a “phenomenal” tax plan in the coming weeks rekindled investor risk sentiment. Asian shares were positive during early...
Donald Trump

Trump tax promise sees new records for US markets

Asia markets have continued where US markets left off overnight after the latest China trade data saw  big jump in imports and exports, while the trade surplus widened out to a...

January Gold Rush: Bullion Rallies to Ten-Week Highs on Falling Dollar, Trump Rhetoric

After a stellar month of January, gold prices surged to two-and-a-half month highs last week, as a tumbling U.S. dollar and geopolitical risks boosted demand for haven commodities. Spot gold (XAU/USD) settled...
Brent Oil

Oil: Higher Price Higher Supply

Crude oil will be under focus after the API investary data confirmed supply glut while the dollar battles with Trump and the Fed. Let’s begin today with the basics; the higher the...

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Oil slips towards $50 on doubts over output-cut extension

Oil
Oil fell further towards $50 a barrel on Monday, pressured by uncertainty over whether an OPEC-led production...

FTSE hits one-month low as miners, Babcock slide

London Stock Exchange
Britain's top share index hit a one-month low after the failure of U.S. President Donald Trump to...

BT fined record 42 million pounds for business-line installation errors

BT - British Telecom
Britain's BT has been fined a record 42 million pounds ($53 million) by the regulator for failing...

What’s up Next for the AUD?

Australian Dollar
The AUDUSD has reached a bit of an impasse as a result of last week’s tumble which...

USD/JPY Faces a Critical Support Zone as 1.10 Handle Now in Focus

US Dollar Japanese Yen
The past week has been highly negative for the USDJPY as s sentiment swing, against the U.S....
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