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The art of the fake victory lap: In Trump's mind, he never loses

The art of the fake victory lap: In Trump's mind, he never loses

Even as a businessman, in the face of obvious failure, Trump never admitted to coming off second best.

  • by Timothy L O'Brien

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8@eight: ASX set to jump at open
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8@eight: ASX set to jump at open

What happened overnight and what's ahead for the ASX.

  • by Kyle Rodda
Mega moguls got $10.8b richer in 2018, and it wasn't even a good year
Hedge funds

Mega moguls got $10.8b richer in 2018, and it wasn't even a good year

Top hedge funds have grown so big that they've become printing presses for their ultra-rich owners, earning them more than anyone else will make in a lifetime.

  • by Tom Maloney
Wall Street rallies on trade optimism
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Wall Street rallies on trade optimism

The Dow and the Nasdaq posted their eighth consecutive weekly gains as investors grew hopeful the US and China would hammer out a deal to end the trade war.

  • by Stephen Culp
Trump is gearing up for the next hammer blow to global trade
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Trade wars

Trump is gearing up for the next hammer blow to global trade

Draconian new tariffs on car imports to the US are expected to spark retaliation across the world and bring the rally on equity markets to a halt.

  • by Ambrose Evans-Pritchard
Weaker earnings outlook pushes ASX lower
Sharemarket

Weaker earnings outlook pushes ASX lower

Australian shares closed the week lower after a major week of earnings saw a number of weaker outlook statements weigh on investor sentiment.

  • by William McInnes
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Tempted to ‘do dumb things’: Buffett’s right-hand-man slams bankers
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Tempted to ‘do dumb things’: Buffett’s right-hand-man slams bankers

Charlie Munger, longtime business partner of Warren Buffett, has criticised active fund managers, banks and Elon Musk as he told investors to 'accept less'.

  • by Jonathan Stempel
Wall Street dips on grim retail sales data
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Wall Street dips on grim retail sales data

Wall Street had a mixed day as investors digested poor retail figures along with optimism over China-US trade talks.

  • by Stephen Culp
8@eight: Markets take the middle road
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8@eight: Markets take the middle road

What happened overnight and what's ahead for the ASX.

  • by Kyle Rodda
It planned on being a financial colossus - now it's a $48 billion debt risk
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It planned on being a financial colossus - now it's a $48 billion debt risk

It was supposed to be China's answer to JPMorgan Chase & Co.

  • by Emma Dong, Molly Dai and Carrie Hong
Weak results weigh on the ASX
Sharemarket

Weak results weigh on the ASX

A busy day of company results pushed Australian shares lower on Thursday, as losses from AMP, Telstra and Suncorp Group weighed on the market.

  • by William McInnes