Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange ahead of the opening bell on January 4. The Dow Jones Industrial Average got off to a strong start that morning. Photo: Getty Images/AFP
David Brown
Opinion

Opinion

Macroscope by David Brown

Trade war, Brexit and slowdowns in China and Germany are likely to curb the stock market euphoria

  • While a trade deal between the US and China would be good news, US President Donald Trump’s attempts to protect the American automobile industry will have global ramifications, including on a Europe reeling from Brexit uncertainty

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Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange ahead of the opening bell on January 4. The Dow Jones Industrial Average got off to a strong start that morning. Photo: Getty Images/AFP
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