Tag: global financial markets

World Economic Survey: Forget About “Demand Deficiency”

A short time ago people were writing thought pieces on the "demand deficient" environment, and other buzzwords like "secular stagnation", but as time has...

Global Consumer Sentiment Supports Bullish Growth Outlook

There is a little-watched and relatively obscure set of indicators produced by Thomson Reuters and Ipsos, called the primary consumer sentiment indexes. These provide a standardized...

Q1 2018 Recap: Inside The Global Financial Markets

March continued to be bumpy for stock investors and the quarter ended on a volatile, sour note. It seems plausible that rising interest rates are...

Flash Global PMI Says “Carry On Bonds”

This week we're looking at some fresh flash economic data. The Markit flash PMIs. Using GDP weights we can construct a "global flash PMI" and...

5 Macro Themes: China, Inflation, The Dollar and More

Here's a brief preview of the topics and charts covered in the latest edition of my Weekly Macro Themes report. There’s a lot going on across the financial markets...

Are Trump’s Tariffs Tempting the Ghosts of Hoover’s Folly?

“You load sixteen tons, what do you get? Another day older and deeper in debt Saint Peter don't you call me 'cause I can't go I owe...

Global Stocks Encounter Turbulence At Key Resistance

It's been tough sledding for global investors over the past 5 weeks. After nearly 2 years of moving higher, stocks are getting a heavy...

2017 Market Review & Update: The Year Of Investor Cheer

There was a lot of good news for the stock market in 2017... and even some good news sprinkled in for the bond market....

Global Stock Market Showing Signs Of Pulling Back

We’re starting to see hints of a global pullback for the first time all year. This week, we saw Emerging Markets (NYSEARCA:EEM) make a lower...

Global Investing Insights: 5 Macro Themes I’m Watching

The markets continue to be noisy and indicators are mixed for equities. There's reason to be on alert as this rally is getting extended. But...

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