Asia & Pacific
  • Are markets soaring or bubbling in US?
    2016-12-01 00:00:00 Dan Steinbock
    In recent weeks, US markets have reached record highs. However, fundamentals do not justify the rallies. Prepare for a rough ride.Recently, three US stock indexes achieved record heights. For the first time since 1999, the Dow Jones Industr... [FULL TEXT]
  • THE NEW TRADE FUTURE IN ASIA PACIFIC
    2016-11-24 00:00:00 Dan Steinbock
    Right after the Asian-Pacific nations embraced the dream of free trade in the regional Peru Summit, President-elect Trump buried it. On Nov.20th, Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit made it clear that it would move forward with ... [FULL TEXT]
  • America’s 2016 Election Risk, China and Asia
    2017-01-04 Den Steinbock
    Whether Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump or somebody else takes the White House, pragmatism is likely to be the eventual winner. Dan Steinbock looks ahead to how an American presidency led by either of the two leading contenders will deal with... [FULL TEXT]