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Could collapse of U.S.-China trade talks trigger a second Federal Reserve Put?

You're aware, I hope, of the idea that there's an implicit Federal Reserve put that undergirds a stock market trading near record highs. The idea is that Fed chair Jerome Powell, would move to cut interest rates to support stocks if the market looked like it was about to tumble. (Called "The Powell Put" after […]

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Names may never hurt me but they sure count in the U.S.-China trade war

The United States has called China a "thuggish regime" after the country labelled a U.S. diplomat who met with Joshua Wong, a Hong Kong pro-democracy activist, a "black hand." Along with charges that the meeting showed the United States was behind the Hong Kong protests-- which recently concluded their 10th weekend of mass demonstrations, official […]

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Saturday Night Quarterback says, For the week ahead expect…

... massive demonstrations in the streets of Hong Kong to continue, the People's Liberation Army (PLA) to threaten violent repression of the demonstrations, the official rhetoric of the Beijing government and its official media organs to put even more blame on the United States and its agents, and global financial markets to continue to ignore […]

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