Shares of Bellamy’s Australia Ltd [ASX:BAL] have fallen sharply in value by 6.35% today, sitting at $16.82 at time of writing. Bellamy’s, an Australian owned producer of organic baby formula and other dairy products, has benefited recently from the rising popularity of exporting baby formula to China. What’s behind Bellamy’s rise and fall? As one … Read More
Globalisation has brought interconnectedness and a wealth of opportunities. Yet developed countries are growing weary of globalisation and starting to increasingly move towards protectionism. China, the emerging country powerhouse, is slowing its growth.
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Since the global financial crisis in 2008, recovery has been timid, developed countries are struggling with the effects of long term low interest rates and high debt. Asset prices have been growing, while salary growth has remained stagnant.
Will the global economy fully recover? Are asset prices overvalued, or will they keep increasing?
In a world with low growth, what are the best and worst countries to put your money in? After all, any country can turn from a booming powerhouse into a stagnant economy. We all watched it happen in 2008…
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Oh, those devious Canadians. Now, they’re coming down here and buying our shoes! Unless something is done, Americans will soon be barefoot.
I remember when, back in the mid-2000s, Starbucks went into an aggressive expansion. The economy was booming back then…and Starbucks was a hit. That is, until the 2007 crisis.
More than 60 Americans had made the trip for the party. Many had wrestled with the same heavyweight question: What is it about the Donald J Trump phenomenon? What does it mean?
Last week, US President Donald Trump passed a 25% tariff on US$ 50 billion worth of Chinese goods. He has threatened to impose more tariffs if China retaliates…So China retaliated.
The Australian economy is growing steady. Commodity exports led the growth. Government and business spending also saw an increase. Yet, consumer consumption is weak.
Some of these scenarios will hit more locally, and others more globally. It should be no surprise that I see the first possible scenario…
Elected in 1952, Dwight Eisenhower ended the Korean War, balanced the budget, reduced US debt as a percentage of GDP by nearly 15%, and reduced government spending
Property buyers aren’t in such a rush to get onto the market anymore. The truth is that the property market is slowing…and prices are falling.
Well, it looks like we were wrong about everything. Everything. The Fed. Donald J Trump. The stock market. The economy. Even the weather.
With Trump’s unpredictable behavior, it’s hard to say where this will take the US and the rest of the world. Somehow though, he’s managed a peaceful outcome (for now).
The row between Justin Trudeau and Donald Trump, during the G7, angered Canadians. Some are even boycotting American products and cancelling their travel plans to the US.
All signs pointed to a quarter-point rate hike coming from the US Federal Reserve’s monetary policy arm, the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC). That’s exactly what we got after its two-day meeting ended this week.
What a rollicking good time we’ve had these past few days. The G7…the North Korean summit…Canada’s ‘backstabber’ chief… Did any generation before us enjoy so much cheap entertainment?