# 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.

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Catalan Independence Threat Shaking Investors, US NFP And Trump Pick Under Focus

Talking Points Traders are mindful of Catalonian Independence news could hit the newswire anytime The US ADP data is always parsed for hints about the upcoming US NFP number European markets and...
New Zealand Dollar Currency NZD

Dollar surges on Trump’s tax proposals; kiwi down after RBNZ releases monetary statement

In a data-quiet session, the dollar managed to extend yesterday’s gains in Asia after the US President, Donald Trump, revealed his plans on tax reforms a day before. Meanwhile, markets were scanning the RBNZ statement released...
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Trump tax reform hopes prompt more US records

The prospect of another US rate rise, after Fed chief Janet Yellen’s comments earlier this week, as well as the outline of a potential future tax reform plan by the Trump...
US Dollar Currency

Investors remain cautious as geopolitics simmer

Even though gold prices shot up on Monday as a result of the latest threats by North Korea they quickly gave up their gains yesterday as normal service resumed, even though...
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Trump Lashes Out More Sanctions, North Korea May React

Talking Points Trump Lashed More Sanctions On Korea Dust Settled And US Indices Reacted To Fed’s Decision German Election Would Be The Focus For The Weekend Trump Lashed More Sanctions On Korea The...
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Geopolitical risks return to the front seat

Demand for safe havens returned on Monday as war of words between North Korea and the U.S. triggered flight to safety amongst investors. The latest comments came from North Korea’s foreign...
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Political uncertainty keeps investors on edge

European markets struggled for gains yesterday while the euro slid back as investors sought to decipher how the weekend’s political events in Germany would unfold in the weeks and months ahead. With the...
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Trump Lashes Out More Sanctions, North Korea May React

Talking Points Trump Lashed More Sanctions On Korea Dust Settled And US Indices Reacted To Fed’s Decision German Election Would Be The Focus For The Weekend Trump Lashed More Sanctions On Korea The...
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Trump yet again induces dollar weakness against yen; other majors edge down

President Trump has yet again induced weakness in the US currency with his remarks about a possible government shutdown to fulfill his campaign promises. The greenback weakened against the yen, but...
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West Wing Scandalmongering

White House schmaltz continues to weigh negatively on investor sentiment. The influence of gossip mongering was on full display as investors launched into full risk averse mode when chatter circulated that that White...
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...
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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...
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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...

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NZD/USD: Flows Point To Downside Risk S/T On Strong Real Money Selling

New Zealand Dollar Currency NZD
Bank of America Merrill Lynch FX Strategy Research notes that its latest proprietary flows show officials selling the...

USD Stretches Towards Resistance: Yen, Aussie to Offer Opportunity

US Dollar Currency Yen
Talking Points: The U.S. Dollar continues to claw back towards a key resistance zone that runs from...

USD/JPY – Yen Under Pressure, Markets Braced for Soft Japanese Trade Surplus

US Dollar Japanese Yen
The Japanese yen has posted gains in the Wednesday session. Currently, USD/JPY is trading at 112.86, up...

Fed Speeches and Earnings in Focus

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Earnings Season in Focus as Stocks Target New Highs US futures are pointing to another higher open on...

Oil rises on expected fall in U.S. inventories, geopolitical tensions

Oil Commodity
Brent oil prices rose to a three-week high on Wednesday as weekly U.S. crude inventories are expected...
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