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Economic Data Points to Improved Demand

Retail sales in January here in the US beat the expectations of most economists in January as households bought electronics and a range of other goods, showing domestic demand has remained steady and should boost overall economic growth throughout the first months of the year.

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Trump Strengthens US China Relations

After accepting a congratulatory phone call from the President of Taiwan, Trump worried investors globally as China mandates the “One China” policy be in place before it interacts with any country – i.e. no government can engage in any treaties with, or interact directly with, Taiwan, which considers itself a separate nation from China.

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Increasing Exports in December Brought Down US Trade Deficit

American exporters exceeded economists’ expectations in December and hit one and a half year highs as it outpaced the growth in imports, lowering the total monthly trade deficit by 3.2% to $44.3B – however the deficit did increase over a yearly basis for 2016.  As part of his plan to spur economic growth in America, increasing exports will be a key part on the process according to Trump and his appointed officials that have spoken on the issue. 

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Energy Companies Pull Market Down

US stocks slipped on Monday, driven by energy companies suffering falling oil prices that will likely impact their profit margins. Other factors contributing to the downturn include investors awaiting further clarity on Donald Trump’s economic policies and speculation ahead of the latest earning reports that are expected to be released shortly.

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Factory and Payroll Date Indicate Stabilizing US Economy

The first month of 2017 is over, and key factors in judging the health of the economy are trending in a positive direction. US Factory output has officially surpassed a two year monthly high in January amid sustained gains in new orders and raw materials costs, indicating domestic demand is on the rise.

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Is United States Infrastructure Spending Coming soon?

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton both championed significant infrastructure spending as a dire need for America to fix the nation’s crumbling infrastructure and putting Americans back to work to boost the economy. Since emerging as the victor, Donald Trump has released a plan relying mostly on tax credits and private/public partnerships to spur private investment in infrastructure (which analysts have noted seems unfinished and lacks a lot of significant details), and earlier this week the Senate Minority Leader, Chuck Schumer introduced a more widespread one relying on $1 trillion in government spending.

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Cuban Trade Officials Visit United States

This week, a Cuban trade delegation made up of high ranking government officials, are traveling to four states and six ports to brainstorm potential increased collaboration between the two nations, while the Trump administration is openly reconsidering the advances in economic cooperation made by the Obama administration.

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Russian Sanctions May be Lifted as Economy Gets Boost from Oil

A year ago, at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland there was a very somber energy vibrating from Russian representatives. Oil prices were near a twelve year low below $30/barrel, and fresh sanctions (over Russia’s actions in Ukraine) from the West lead by America were crippling their economy and financial markets.

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NAFTA Renegotiation to Begin Shortly

Throughout his campaign, Donald Trump made clear that he is no fan of free trade agreements that he believes ship American jobs overseas, specifically naming NAFTA and the TPP (still under negotiation). With only two full days in office, he is wasting no time beginning the process to make NAFTA more favorable to American workers

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Chinese GDP Growth Holds Steady

The world’s largest emerging economy, China, is predicted to have seen a steady 6.7% growth during the final quarter of 2016. Aided by higher government spending and generous bank lending, the tailwind heading into what is expected to be a turbulent 2017 will give the country a good head start.

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Quick UK – USA Free Trade Agreement?

“We’re going to work very hard to get it done quickly, and done properly” – President elect, Donald Trump. Without counting the EU as a single entity, the UK is currently the 7th largest trading partner of America, if one accounts for the total exchange between both nations. With Britain voting last year to leave

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China Threatens Donald Trump Over Taiwan Comments

Over the past several decades, the US government (along with most of the world) has officially only had contact with Taiwan through the Chinese government (known as the “One China” policy”), despite internal differences resulting in Taiwan considering itself a sovereign nation and having its own government. However, all of that changed once Donald Trump

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Donald Trump’s Labor Secretary Nominee Faces Minimum Wage Protests

The union-backed “Fight for $15” movement continues to protest Trump’s nominee for Labor Secretary, current CKE Enterprises (comprised of Carl’s Jr and Hardee restaurants) CEO, Andrew Puzder in many cities across the nation. The group has been successful in raising the minimum wage in California and New York and fights to help fast food workers

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Big Pharma Under Fire from Donald Trump

One of Trump’s major campaign promises was to repeal Obamacare on day one. So far, he seems on track to do so as he has the full support of Congress and they appear to be attempting to draft replacement legislation right now. As part of the solution, Trump has taken aim at the is pharmaceutical

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The New Risk to American Corporations – the “Anti-American” Trump Label

Throughout his campaign, President Elect Donald Trump has made it a point that one of his main priorities as President will be to bring back manufacturing jobs to America. In an effort to prove his dedication to that priority, he has begun boldly publicly rebuking some of America’s largest corporations such as General Motors, Lockheed

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