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'Markets will need to get used to this'
Central banks in tight position in case of downturn
Fed moves, polarised politics and a "tech cold war"
'This looks and feels like a bubble'
Experts fear 'tit-for-tat tariffs' could spark financial slump
Markets continue to climb the proverbial wall of worry and the S&P 500 index was back into record-setting mode in April.
China-US tensions escalate again
Impact of political turmoil and Brexit
Equity markets everywhere look 'reasonably placed'
US/China and Brexit behind selected calls
Trade relations could impact the world for years
Economic surplurses also pose risks
The most significant consideration for all investors in the US is the actions of its Federal Reserve.
Plenty of 'outstanding' investment opportunities to be found in US stockmarket
Analysts remain cautiously optimistic
Industry Voice: We're in the midst of US corporate earnings season. Analysts are expecting overall year-on-year profit growth of around 15%, with some sectors, such as energy and industrials, exceeding that.
More thought and selectivity required from investors
Growth still strong and valuations attractive
When we look back at 2018, the market made several mistakes.
Volatile GDP and government shutdown dominating US
Peak in manufacturing margins "well behind us"
How are companies weathering trade war storms?
As we begin 2019, there are several key risks facing global asset markets.