Remember, Trump has already called for the declassification of material relating to claims that his team colluded with the Russians to influence the 2016 election. If this were really the case, why would he want to make declassified material, as well as text and email communication between key FBI investigators, public?
The Paris Agreement also asks developed countries to contribute to a fund to help developing nations with climate change. The fund is meant to raise an astounding $100 billion a year, but that doesn’t seem likely.
This month the price of uranium reached US$27.30 a pound. Historically speaking, uranium prices have proved fickle, from its peak to trough range of US$143 May 2007 to US$7.10 in December 2000 respectively.The spot price of uranium remained relatively volatile throughout this year.
Again, US-China trade tensions are all over the headlines. Now as you’re probably aware, tariffs are no good for anyone.
What’s going on with the gold price? In US dollars (the most important global benchmark), it’s trading just over US$1,200 an ounce, after being well above US$1,300 an ounce earlier in the year.
What if something more fundamental is going on that we don’t really know about yet? This is the scenario I’m leaning towards, and it all comes down to the poor performance of the emerging markets this year.
The large gas reserves in the Bass Strait, which have fed Victoria for years, are on the decline. Now an increasing amount flows down the pipeline network from Queensland.
The Canadians voted to make recreational pot legal this year. It was supposed to happen in July, but was pushed back to 17 October because the provinces weren’t ready.
With the US economy humming and stocks trading at or near all-time highs, why is Trump still such a maligned figure? This is Trump taking it to the establishment. And now they are fighting back.
Just how much is political risk priced into stock markets right now? It’s an impossible question to answer, but it’s certainly heating up on the political front over in the US. Things are about to get very interesting.