Populists are on the march in Europe, the British political system is cratering, and US PMI numbers are giving cause for serious concern
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Mr Trump raised tariffs, Chinese markets took it in their stride
The US culture wars rage on, even as the economy soars
Central banks are buying, so why shouldn't you?
The copper price has tracked sideways over the past year, but there are grounds for believing an uptick is in the way
The slowing of the global economy is beginning to affect the USA
It may be that the uncertainty ends up being the most damaging factor of all
Markets were initially nonplussed by the Fed's new-found dovishness, and for good reason
Is the US opening a new front in the struggle for global influence with China?
It's hard to read this poker game, but it looks like Mr Trump has the stronger hand
How will China-US trade talks affect the coming slowdown in global economic growth?
Growth is expected to ring in at 6.3% this year
Jerome Powell is beginning to stamp his personality on Federal Reserve policy
Economists expect a moderate slowing rather than a hard landing
Overall, the markets liked the mid-term results, but there are still one or two pitfalls ahead
The press is angsty, Mr Trump is pugnacious as ever, and the left is increasingly paralysed by fear
Gold has had a good week, but how long can the current strength last?
The gold price rise over the past 15 years mirrors a massive expansion in US money supply
Emerging market currencies are wobbling, and the US yield curve is raising new concerns
Deals are in the air again in the mining sector
NAFTA may yet be secure under a Trump presidency, what of China?
The collapse of one of the world's major commodity trading houses may yet be averted
US dollar strength is having a wide and varied impact on the global economy
Markets are jittery as China and the US face off on trade