Not exactly friendly comments from China’s vice trade minister ForexLive
Theresa May is out on the wires now – Chequers plan means that the UK will be able to sign its own trade deals – Chequers plan means an end to freedom of movement ForexLive
Mnuchin testifies on the international financial system ForexLive
Things are heating up ForexLive : Reuters is now reporting that Trump did not threaten to pull out of NATO. Update
WTI crude below $70 for the first time in two weeks All the talk is about China, Trump in Europe, trade and the US dollar rally but oil is a wildcard at the moment. Nearly 50% of the recent rally in oil was wiped out yesterday and crude continued lower today, hitting a low of…
Tension never goes away but NATO did agree to increase defense spending The US stocks are rebounding higher on less tension today. Tension really never goes away with trade and Brexit and NATO, but the NATO partners did agree to increase defense spending and their contributions to NATO (at least in principle). That takes some…
Fitch ratings on Nafta negotiations (Headlines via Reuters) I guess being positive is a good thing, everyone says so. But … when is it time to recognise that progress seems non-existent? How long does this go on for and we (Fitch et al) remain optimistic?
A spokesman for British Prime Minister Theresa May ., speaking ahead of the NATO meeting Gives a heads up on what May will say tomorrow – May will welcome a summit between Trump and Putin More here at
In the UK’s Telegraph: Donald Trump could voice support for hard Brexit during UK visit, piling pressure on May Since when has Trump ever had to be asked anything tin order to express his opinion?
He actually says its often the ‘culprit’ behind recessions It is a factor, yep. Government ineptitude is another one. More: – Not seeing a build up in leverage evident in the mid-2000s Headlines via Bloomberg. .