The United States: With oil prices no longer climbing, the US CPI is expected to moderate in the months to come.
China: Pollution in Beijing seems to be easing.
The Eurozone: Over the past few years, foreign investors have been buying European stocks but exiting the euro area debt investments.
Equity Markets: Here is the seasonal performance of US large- and small-cap stocks.
Global Developments: Here are the latest 2018 GDP growth forecasts for select economies (from Fitch Solutions).
Emerging Markets: Counting the zeros on Venezuela’s inflation rate is becoming harder.
Food for Thought: US imports of apparel and footwear:
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