Economy

U.S.-China tariffs to be discussed during high-stakes White House meeting

U.S.-China tariffs to be discussed during high-stakes White House meeting

President Trump will be meeting senior trade advisers during a meeting at the White House.

President Trump backs down on Higher Tariffs on Chinese Goods

President Trump backs down on Higher Tariffs on Chinese Goods

President Trump backed down on his tariffs increase on Chinese goods as the stock markets plunged. As the treasury yields turned negative, stock markets witnessed strong selling.

Is U.S. Auto Sales Heading Towards another Year of Record Sales? Economists Differ in Their Opinion

Is U.S. Auto Sales Heading Towards another Year of Record Sales? Economists Diff

In July, the automotive industry's bubbling sales numbers cooled down. Economists are confused and differ in their opinion, regarding, whether that signals at another record year or staggering sales at the edge of a slump.

Fed Signals Gradual Rate Hike; Asian Currencies Won and Ringgit Gain on Weaker Dollar

Fed Signals Gradual Rate Hike; Asian Currencies Won and Ringgit Gain on Weaker D

Among the Asian currencies, the Korean Won and the Malaysian Ringgit gained vs. the dollar following news that the Federal Reserve plans to adopt a gradual pace in tightening the monetary policy in the country.

Demand for Treasury’s Auction Weak as Traders Expect an Interest Hike this Year

Demand for Treasury’s Auction Weak as Traders Expect an Interest Hike this Year

The U.S Treasury's auction of two-year notes failed to generate expected steam as demand remained the lowest since 2008. It resulted mostly because bond traders bet that this week, Federal Reserve policy makers will admit there are signs of economic strength which has a direct relation to the Federal Reserve's consideration of an increase in the interest rate this year.

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