The United States: This chart shows the productivity growth breakdown by sector.
The Oxford Economics Global Risk Survey says that investors increasingly see policy errors driving the US into a recession as the top global economic risk.
Credit: This chart shows the credit spreads of the largest municipal bond issuers.
Equity Markets: The markets have done well after some of the scariest crises in the past.
Emerging Markets: This chart shows where the various EM nations are in the economic cycle.
Europe: Hedge funds and other speculative accounts continue to raise their bets on a further appreciation in the euro and the Canadian dollar. The combination of the two trends has created the biggest bet against the US dollar in years.
Bitcoin: The correlation between the Google search frequency for “bitcoin” and the Bitcoin price is remarkable.
Food for Thought: A question for the EU residents: Would you feel comfortable if one of your children was in a relationship with …
Edited by Joseph N Cohen
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