Trade Wars, Facebook, Forget the Fed, Why This Cycle Is So Slow, Employment and Immigration, Next Week, and more...

This morning Alan Kohler starts by jumping straight into Trump's Trade War, which doesn't look quite as war-like as catchy headlines and figures that are being run by all and sundry. What's really going to happen, and what will China say or do in response?  Alan has taken a look at Facebook after the thumping it has taken this week; is there substance to the scandal, or could this be a buying opportunity? Finally, Alan has also pursued a deep dive into the Fed's monetary tightening policy, and why he thinks that the bull market won't be halted just yet. That's backed up with some help from Gerard Minack, who further shows why the cycle has been as slow and benign - and it's down to wages.

Last Night's Markets
Trade Wars

Facebook

Forget the Fed

Why This Cycle Is So Slow

Employment and Immigration

Next Week Here
Crash Proof
Research and Diversions
Facebook Live
Next Week
Last Week

The Dow Jones dropped 3% on Thursday on news of President Trump’s trade sanctions against China, which might seem understandable, except that there aren’t any sanctions yet and the whole thing was well-flagged anyway.

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