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Fed minutes, UK defections and Aussie jobs

The Fed a little less dovish? NAB’s Ray Attrill on the first response to the FOMC minutes this morning.

Fed thinking and trade talk pontificating

US stocks continue to rise but, as I discuss with NAB’s Rodrigo Catril, uncertainty remains over the China trade talks and there’s clarification needed from the Fed’s thinking in tomorrow’s minutes. The pound does well on strong jobs and wage numbers.

A bit of car trouble

Is Trump about to impose tariffs on German imports? NAB’s Tapas Strickland struggles to see how it could be argued on national security grounds, so is it just another negotiating tactic?

Nordaus’ Climate Model Debunked

William Nordhaus won a Nobel prize for his work on climate change and the economy. Steve Keen talks about one sizeable flaw in his modelling.

No shutdown, just an emergency (and a holiday)

A risk on mood as the US govt shutdown is avoided and optimism on US China trade talks. But are these real resolutions? I ask @NAB’s David de Garis whether markets are getting ahead of themselves?

Hours from the shutdown solution; US retail shock; May defeated

Is the government shutdown hours from a resolution? What was the response to weak US retail sales? Does Theresa May’s latest defeat matter? And what will Christopher Kent have to say this morning? NAB’s David de Garis talks to me about a busy 24 hours.

Britain’s battle for full fibre broadband

Britain enjoys decent broadband speeds, but the rate of progress seems to have slowed. Will competition help?

Kiwi spikes on less dovish RBNZ; Is Trump playing games on shutdown?

RBNZ rate move is years away – NAB’s Gavin Friend discusses the market reaction to yesterday’s news. Plus, is President Trump playing games on the government shutdown?

Market optimism as deadlines pushed back

A deal before the government shutdown and a delay to the March 1 tariffs on China? As NAB’s Tapas Strickland suggests, the markets seem to think so, although President Trump isn’t giving too much away.

Suddenly, nothing happened

A quiet day on the markets, but NAB’s Ray Attrill and I still find plenty to talk about!

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