Trump

November 8, 2019
Trump’s re-election in 2020: good news for China’s economic agenda? premium
Is the end in sight to the U.S.-China trade dispute? I ask the question tentatively, but China did spark hopes that a deal may be reached after agreeing with Washington to cut back on certain tariffs. There has been an ongoing argument relating to the trade war, with some saying China was hanging on, focusing on the long game and waiting for Donald Trump to leave office before dealing with another administration. However, whilst this view may have held up Read More
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Nigel Green
June 4, 2019
Never mind the state visit, Trump’s multi-front trade wars are more contentious premium
As U.S. President Trump begins his three-day highly polemic, protest-fuelled state visit to the UK, the real concern should be regarding his mounting multi-front trade wars. Trump and the First Lady Melania Trump are guests of the Queen and will be attending a ceremony in Portsmouth to commemorate 75 years since the D-Day landings. Official talks with Prime Minister Theresa May are also scheduled. Coupled with the large-scale anti-Trump protests, Read More
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Nigel Green
March 1, 2017
President Trump’s joint address: Investors shouldn’t be concerned with lack of specifics premium
Investors should have a positive reaction to President Trump’s first address to both houses of Congress last night, even though the markets may not have been told what they wanted to hear. Generally speaking, the President’s joint address had a tone of optimism about it, akin in some respects to Reagan. Up to now, it was his best and most presidential speech by far.  Watching it, it was like Trump actually became the President of the United States last Read More
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Nigel Green
February 7, 2017
deVere launches Washington DC-based ‘Repeal FATCA’ campaign premium
Today is a momentous day for deVere. Today is the day that we’re officially launching our Washington DC-based campaign to have FATCA repealed. I’ve been an outspoken critic of this fatally-flawed law, which turns American expats into financial pariahs, for several years. Today is a momentous day for deVere. Today is the day that we’re officially launching our Washington DC-based campaign to have FATCA repealed. I’ve been an outspoken critic of this Read More
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Nigel Green
November 21, 2016
Trump needs to show backbone and abolish toxic FATCA premium
Donald Trump needs to show some backbone and revoke FATCA, Obama’s controversial global tax law, that has a negative impact on foreign financial institutions (FFIS), and that is forcing a record number of Americans overseas to relinquish their U.S. passports. The president-elect must address the crucial issue of abolishing the Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act as a matter of utmost priority. Donald Trump needs to show some backbone and revoke FATCA, Obama’s controversial Read More
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Nigel Green
November 3, 2016
Investors urged to avoid knee-jerk reactions in response to Trump’s lead premium
Despite nervous pre-election markets, investors shouldn’t panic, but instead reassess their financial strategies and investment portfolios. Following the ABC News/Washington Post poll revealing that Donald Trump is marginally ahead of Hillary Clinton in the race to the White House, global stock markets are somewhat anxious. Despite nervous pre-election markets, investors shouldn’t panic, but instead reassess their financial strategies and investment Read More
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Nigel Green