Category: Asia

Asia’s Next Headache: Trump Vs. The Fed

F FORBES Dec 20, 2018 William Pesek I write about economics, markets and policymaking throughout the Asia. Donald Trump seems happiest when he has a foil to attack –- normally 280 characters at a time. Hillary Clinton, Emmanuel Macron and China rank among his favorite Twitter targets. Yet the U.S. president’s intensifying spat with his own

Chips in the fryer

NIKKEI ASIAN REVIEW Trade war and Moore’s law combine to raise the heat for manufacturers William Pesek Good news for Toyota Motor may be a bad omen for the global economy in 2019. Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. told its executives around the globe in early Dec. to do without the luxury Mercedes-Benz sedans that long transported them to