U.S. President Donald Trump (C) gathers with Vice President Mike Pence (R) and Congressional Republicans in the Rose Garden of the White House after the House of Representatives approved the American Healthcare Act, to repeal major parts of Obamacare and replace it with the Republican healthcare plan, in Washington, U.S., May 4, 2017. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

4 Causes Of The US Dollar’s Recent Weakness

The US dollar has been hitting a new low against a basket of currencies, including Singapore dollar, currently trading at US$1: SG$1.36. That is the lowest it has been for 2017, coming down by 6.1% since December 2016 when it was trading at US$1: SG$1.45.

Should We Worry About Trump’s Possible Impeachment?

Talks of impeachment started when news broke that Trump had asked then FBI Director James Comey to “let it go” with regards to the investigation on formal National Security Advisor Michael Flynn - Flynn has resigned over his illegal discussion of US sanctions against Russia.

Post-SIC Coverage: How To Profit In The New World Order

“Not only is the old bull (market) not dying, it is getting high on drugs,” quipped renowned investment expert Dr Chan Yan Chong. During the recently concluded Shares Investment Conference (SIC) 1H2017, he and speakers Daniel Loh, Margaret Yang and Pauline Teo talked about the ways that investors can profit in the New World Order.

Kim Iskyan: Markets Hate Political Uncertainty—Don’t They?

Common sense would suggest that political uncertainty should weigh on a country’s stock market. If investors can’t determine with a reasonable degree of certainty which policies will be enacted and when – such as whether taxes will be cut or not – it stands to reason that stocks should be less attractive.

Mohamed El-Erian: 4 Things That Matter For Markets This Week

U.S. stocks turned in another monthly gain in April, thanks in large part to the surge early last week powered by the French elections, solid corporate earnings and the anticipation of significant tax cuts. At the same time, the outperforming Nasdaq extended its winning streak to a sixth consecutive month, while the Dow Jones Industrial Average followed close behind, with five of six positive months.